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Toy making

November 13 and 14, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3/PC-13, Kambar Salai, Mogappair West

The Mogappair Industrial School conducts a workshop on making stuffed toys such as dogs, teddy bears, fishes, monkeys and cats. For details call 26242610 / 65666084.


November 15 and 16, 9, 4th Street, Venteshwara Nagar, Karpagam Gardens, Adyar

The Shashikant School of Photography conducts one-day workshops on portraiture photography for visual communication students of city colleges and on floral photography for homemakers. The fee for each workshop is Rs. 2,500. For details call 24469137/ 98419 05484.


November 15 onwards, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 8/57, Luz Avenue, Mylapore

Vanilla Children’s Place conducts a scrapbooking workshop for children aged seven years and above on Saturdays. They will be taught to handcraft scrapbook albums using 10-15 of their favourite photos. For details call 45534146.


Yoga Illam, 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 39, Sundeep Avenue, Neelankarai

Yoga Illam presents free therapeutic yoga classes for various medical complaints conducted by Yogasiromani Vinod Kumar. For details call 99404 22432.


Handlooms and handicrafts

Until November 16, 30, First Cross Street, Kasturbai Nagar, Adyar

An exhibition of handlooms and handicrafts including curtains, bed spreads, pillow covers, kurtas, salwar materials, Kashmiri shawls, Orissa palm leaf paintings, one gram jewellery, Kolkata terracotta items, wood carvings, jewellery boxes, furniture, etc.

Wedding collection

Lagan, 66, City Centre, Complex, Thirumalai Pillai Road, T.Nagar

Lagan presents its line of sherwanis, kurta sets, turbans and mojris inspired by royalty for the upcoming wedding season.


Rehearsed read performance

November 16, 7 p.m., Anokhi, 85, Chamiers Road

Thespian en presents “Hamlet – The Prince of Denmark”, their last rehearsed read performance for this theatre season. The editing and direction is by Vasudev Menon of The Holy Cow Performing Arts Group, Edinburgh and the music is by Thej Kiran. For details call 98401 27103.

Special gifts

Shah Printers, 177, E.V.R. Lane, Poonamallee High Road, Kilpauk

Express your feelings this festive season with personalised messages on mugs, plates, T-shirts, pens, caps, bags, mouse pads, trophies etc. at Shah Printers. Their speciality is memorabilia mugs priced between Rs. 250 and Rs. 450. For details call 98400 99998 / 42174787.

Raat Aur Din

November 15, 6:30 p.m., Chinmaya Heritage Centre

Satrangi presents ‘Raat Aur Din’, an evening of old Hindi film songs. For details call 98847 78073.

Yoga competition

November 16, AACINI Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Ambattur

The Thiruvalluvar District Yoga Competition will be held for those between the ages of six and 60. For details call 9840 312771.


Until November 30, all Witco outlets

Witco presents an exhibition of handbags in conventional and contemporary styles, featuring leading brands such as Kipling, Crumpler, Blue & Blues, Fiorelli and Jang. Organisers, cellphone pouches and other add-ons are also available. The prices range from Rs. 300 to Rs. 3,000.




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