Celebrating 50

This year Gandhi Peace Foundation and the Chennai based-independently registered-Trust have clocked in 50 years. As part of the year long celebration GPF proposes to organise several events to promote a culture of peace to benefit the youth, industrial workers and the public.

Seminar on Gandhian values for participatory management

When: January 29, 9.30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam, 332, Ambujammal Street, Chennai-18.

Workshop on ‘The role of youth in promoting Dignity of Manual Labour’

When: January 29, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Office of the Assistant Engineer, Ward No.126, Chennai Corporation, Chennai-28.

Ms. G.Vidhya, Assistant Engineer, Corporation of Chennai will make a Power Point presentation on ‘The value of Manual work and the role of youth for a clean surrounding.”

All religions prayer for peace

When: January 30, 10.30 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.

Where: Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam.

For more information contact: Gandhi Peace Foundation, Madras, 332, Ambujammal Street, (Opp.to Chettiar Hall, T.T.K. Road), Alwarpet, Chennai-600 018. Phone: 044 24993839/9962479005

Email: kulandhaisamy.gpf@gmail.com

It’s only words

Scolympics is conducting two events - The Speller and Quizticon. The speller is conducted for students of Stds. IV and V and the for students of Stds. VI, VII and VIII. For details log on to http://scolympics.in/events-wbee.php

Quizticon is a team event and is for students of Stds. VI to VIII. For details log on to http://scolympics.in/events-quiz.php

When: February 3 at 10 a.m and 2 p.m. respectively.

Where: Chinmaya Heritage Centre , No 2, 13th Avenue, Harrington Road , Chetpet.

Public speaking

Supraja (The Winners) hosts a weekly public speaking workshop at The Yellow bus in Besant Nagar. The programme hopes to help you overcome your shyness and inhibition and develop self-confidence. The programme is for children from 7 to 10 years.

For registration and details, contact 97899 92075

Watch Tintin

Catch The Adventures Of Tintin, an animated adaptation of a popular comic classic, in a 39 episode long series that will be aired on Discovery Kids every day at 2 p.m. with repeat telecast at 8 p.m. The intrepid young reporter and his trusty sidekick Snowy travel around the world accompanied by a colourful cast of characters.

Be a gold winner

Events include Singing (Carnatic and Film), Quiz, Fancy Dress, Instrumental Fusion and Group dance events.

For more details contact Programme Coordinator (Secy, SYMA) Mr R Sanjeevi: 9940086026 or 28441078 or e-mail: srinivasyoungmensassociation@yahoo.co.in

Music competition

The Nehru Children’s Cultural Association in association with Shanta and T. Kripashankar Charitable Trust will organise a music competition for school students on February 2.

For registration, contact M.R. Sugumaran, president, the Nehru Children’s Cultural Association, at 8144416484.

Storytelling performance

Theme: By treating each other with compassion and kindness, we build a strong and supportive civil society.

When: February 1, 5:30pm to 7pm.

Where: Alliance Francaise, Michelin Theatre (College Road, Nungambakkam). This is an event in the 2013 Chennai Storytelling Festival (a project of the World Storytelling Institute, an NGO registered in Chennai).

For more information contact: 98403 94282