BOOK LAUNCH: Book launch of ‘Shabana and the Baby Goat’ with illustrator Roshini Pochont by Tulika Publishers. On Oct. 27, 4 pm. At Tulika Bookstore, TTK Road, Alwarpet,
Open to all above 4 years. Ph: 9884981271.
HALLOWEEN PARTY: Halloween party ‘Spooktacular’ for kids. Prizes for the best dressed boy/ girl. With games, fortune telling, snacks and goodie bag. On Oct. 28, 5 p.m. At Empower Learning Solutions, Abhiramapuram. Ph: 6379679873.
BENGALI WEAVES: Exhibition and sale of designer handloom sarees & dress materials organised by Rangmahal featuring Bengali weaves. Includes range of Vanya Reshams (Ashimsa silks) with stylist adaptation of Rogan Art in the background of Bengal-styled Ajrakh block printing & Shibori hand tye-dyeing. Starts from Rs. 700.
Till Nov. 4, At New Woodlands Hotel, Mylapore. Ph: 9330138076.
PAITHANI SAREES FROM MUMBAI: Exhibition by Only Paithani, a Mumbai based boutique for authentic Paithani sarees. Sarees are handwoven in pure silk or pure cotton and feature artistic motifs of lotus and peacocks inspired from the sculptures of Ajanta and Ellora caves. Also featuring Gadwals, Irkals and Maheshwaris.
On Oct. 29 & 30. At C.P. Art Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.
DESIGNER SAREES: Akella Fashion is organising a sale of Uppada, Kanchi silk and linen sarees.
On Oct. 28 to 30, 11 a.m. At 62, 1A, Coral Garden, 2nd Main Road, R. A. Puram. Ph. 9884191334.
PAINTING: Palette Knife Painting workshop for adults at Kalaa Manjari. On Oct.28, 10 a.m. At Kalaa Manjari – 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, Alwarpet. Fees Rs. 1900. Ph: 24312676 / 9840421305.
DECOUPAGE: Decoupage on footrest workshop for adults. On Oct. 28,10 a.m. Art Room on 28 Oct 10 a.m. At The Art Room, 15/8, 1st Cross Street, CIT Colony, Mylapore. Fees Rs. 2000. Call 7550071255.
CHESS: Training by Emmanuel Chess Centre for age group 5 to 14. Children will be grouped according to playing strength. Coached by FIDE rated trainers.
Classes for a year. Batch starts on Nov. 1, 6 p.m. Russian Cultural Centre, Kasturi Ranga Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 9789016384.
WATERCOLOUR PAINTING: Workshop by Radha Raja, artist and illustrator. Learn the basics and techniques of watercolor, color theory, to draw and render floral and floral elements. On Oct. 28, 10 a.m. At Curio Play, 3, Ananda Road, Alwarpet. Fees Rs. 2000. Ph:9790761906.
HERB GARDENING: Workshop by Hariesh Krishnamurthi at the Artisan House.
On Oct. 27, 10.30 a.m. At 9th Street, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore. Fees Rs.1550. Ph: 48506906.
HALLOWEEN PARTY : Halloween party and candlelight dinner ‘Lights Off! Fear On!’ organised by The Bark, pet friendly restaurant. Go dressed along with your pets in the halloween theme. Activities include face painting, nail art, portrait and pumpkin carving. On Oct. 27 & 28, 7 p.m. At 40, Maharaja Surya Rao Road, Dutch Village, Alwarpet. Ph: 9751527157.
BOARD GAMING: Ashvita Events presents ‘The Great Indian Splendor Challenge’ bringing together the board gaming communities from Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Chennai, Compete and strategize against the best in India for the title of Ultimate Splendor Champion. Win prizes worth 2 lakhs. City winners win Rs. 5000 and runners up Rs. 2000 along with board games.
On Oct. 27, 10 a.m. At Ashvita Bistro, 11, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 42109990.