Events this week: Children’s book launch and comedy night

LAUNCH OF CHILDREN’S BOOK – A book for children, The Magic Umbrellas, will be launched at The Brew Room.  It is written by Theertha Raj and illustrated by Nancy Raj. The event includes fun activities, a storytelling session followed by a Q&A with the author and games. To get tickets, log onto On May 7, 10 a.m. At Hotel Savera, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore.

COMEDY SHOW: NEW MATERIAL NIGHT – New Material Nights edition 5 is on this weekend. Comics Praveen Kumar, Arnav Rao, Manoj, Vikash Paul; hosted by Soda, will try out their new, never-before jokes. On May 7, 7.30 p.m. At Bay 146, Hotel Savera, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore.