Chief guest vidwan T. V. Gopalakrishnan will confer the title of ‘Mridanga Nada Mani’ on K. Srivatsa at an event organised to celebrate Charubala Mohan’s birthday. At Gokhale Shastri Hall, 16, Karpagambal Nagar, Luz, 5 p.m. onwards. Ph: 24997327.
Talk on ‘Avatara Mahimai’ by L. Sampath Kumar. At P. S. School, Mylapore, 6 p.m. Ph: 28362051.
Talk on ‘Atmarpanastuti’ by C. R. Anantharaman, former professor of Sanskrit, Vivekananda College. At Sanskrit College, Mylapore, 6.15 p.m. Ph: 24980421.
Lecture on ‘Entrepreneurship in advertising’ by chief guest Dr. R. Sakthivel, CEO of Challenge Ad Limited. Guests of honour are Dr. K. M. Sekhar, director, Tamil Development department, Govt. of TN and S. Kiruthivasan, correspondent of Sree Karpagavalli Vidyalaya School, Mylapore. Organised by MTS Academy, Nehru Yuva Kendra and BVB. At BVB, East Mada Street, Mylapore, 4 p.m. Ph: 9444991415.
Valedictory function of the inter – school basketball tournament organised by Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore. C. V. Sunny, former captain, Indian basketball team will distribute the prizes. P. Anita, international basketball player – Southern Railways will attend. At N. B. G. E. S. Playfield, 33, Chitrakulam North Street, Mylapore, 4 p.m.
Conservation arts workshop for children aged 8 – 16 years organised by Vaer Organic and Junglescapes. Topics covered include the history of elephants, anatomical adaptations of an elephant and sketching/painting the elephant. At 7/3, 2nd Cross Street, R. A. Puram, 10 a.m. Ph: 9884169869.
Lecture on ‘A search in secret (sacred) Hinduism – healing cosmic meditation’ by T. S. Viswananthan. At Mylapore Club, Luz Church Road, 11.45 a.m. Ph: 9840177092.
Little Spark is organising a free workshop for parents ‘How and wow of reading to kids’ at Bamboola play school. At 73, Venkatakrishna Road, R. A. Puram, 11 a.m. Ph: 9840910678.
Concluding day function of 97th Jayanthi Mahotsavam of Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamigal. Dr. A. M. Swaminathan, former finance secretary, Govt. of TN will preside. H. N. L. N. Simha, trustee – Vedanta Bharathi and corporate consultant, Bengaluru will deliver the Jayanthi address. A book containing translations of the seven essays of the Jagadguru will be released. At Sringeri Jagadguru Pravachana Mandiram, Sringeri Mutt Road, R. A. Puram, 4 p.m. Ph: 9003192825, 9444183001.
Free eye check up camp by Sankara Nethralaya, Nungambakam. Organised by Vincent De Paul Society, San Thome. At National Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica, San Thome, 9 a.m. onwards.
Bhagavad Gita session in English by Ragav Simha. At Andhra Mahila Sabha, next to Nageshwara Rao Park, Luz, 7.15 a.m. Ph: 9791140939.
Talk on Bhagavad Gita – 11th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi. At Mylapore Club, 39, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, 11 a.m. Ph: 24328087.