The Mela at The Farm focuses on home-made, fun, hand-made and unique products. The food stalls have cupcakes, cookies and tarts, crackers and dips and more! Kids can take a tour of the farm, participate in the craft workshops, have fun with pottery, enjoy the game stalls, take a funny photo and even make friends with some four-legged creatures!

Dates: August 18 and 19

Timings: 11:00 to 19:00

Address: 1/277, Semancheri Village, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Near Sathyabama College, Chennai

Mobile: 91760 50562

Quiz time

The second edition of the Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz will be conducted on September 1. The quizmaster will be Dr Navin Jayakumar. Aimed at students from Stds. V to XII, this quiz will have a written preliminary round followed by a grand finale, with prizes worth more than Rs. 1 lakh to be won. There will also be audience rounds. Details of registration for this event can be obtained from the Murugappa Group corporate website

Fun fitness

Evolve fitness studio is starting various classes to address obesity in kids. There is Gymnastics, Functional Fitness, Dancercise, Martial Arts, Bollywood Dance and Zumbatomic to choose from.

Beginning August 18

Time: 4-30 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Evolve Fitness Studio

Contact: 044 4312 9869

Ghost stories

As the evening falls on the busy streets of Chennai, the brave and the bold are invited to enter the spooky, scary world of ghost stories with nocturnal storyteller Craig Jenkins.

Date: August 17; Time: 5.00 - 6.00 p.m

Age group: 8 + years

For more information call 9444049175 /24433544/ 42116417 or log on to

Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk - Child, teen and parental counselling centre conducts storytelling treat on “Traditional Folklorefrom around the world” for kids aged 3 and above and Storytelling training foradults. Storytelling treat and training is facilitated by UK based storytellerCraig Jenkins. Lots of fun, learning and entertainment awaits.

Date: Sunday, August 19

Venue: Let’s talk, Chennai Chromepet

For more details and registration contact: 9840774659/9790779872


Workshops & EducationMay 14, 2012