Gita: Satyavratananda, Shirdi Sai temple, Shenoy Nagar, 6-30 p.m.
Thiruppavai: K.B. Devarajan, Selva Vinayagar temple, G.S.T. Rd., Tambaram West, 7-15 p.m.
Mundakopanishad: S. Vasudevan, 11, First Avenue Road, Thiruvalluvar Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, 6-30 p.m.
Thevaram: J. Mahadevan, Marundeeswarar temple, Thiruvanmiyur, 7 p.m.
Pattinathar: M. Balakrishnan, Sri Balasubramania Baktha Jana Sabha, 5, T.T.K. Salai, Royapettah, 6-30 p.m.
Kandhar Anubudhi: R. Dhanapal, Mannarsami Koil, Royapuram, 6-30 p.m.
Prakriti Foundation: ‘Pocosueno’, puppet show by artists from Spain, Museum theatre, Egmore, noon.
Tamil Nadu State Mahila Congress: Pongal celebration and self help group awareness programme, Union Minister G.K. Vasan and Minister Arcot N. Veeraswamy participate, Valluvar Kottam, 3 p.m.
Draupadi Trust, The Hindu Media Resource Centre and the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation: Seminar on ‘Role of Media in Women Empowerment’, MP Kanimozhi participates, MSSRF, Taramani, 9-30 a.m.
Chennai Corporation: Minister M.K. Stalin distributes cycles to school students, Government GHSS, Nungambakkam, 3-45 p.m.
Ministry of Handlooms: Minister N.K.K.P. Raja distributes awards to weavers, Hotel Residency Towers, T. Nagar, 4 p.m.
Oxford MHSS: Annual Day, Mayor M. Subramanian participates, West Mambalam, 5 p.m.
Central Leather Research Institute: B.M. Das memorial lecture, 9-30 a.m.;
MSSRF Chairman MS Swaminathan inaugurates 42nd Leather Research Industry Get-together (LERIG) 2008, Triple Helix auditorium, CLRI, Adyar, 10-30 a.m.
Anbu Palam: Awards distribution function, Madras University Centenary auditorium, Chepauk, 4 p.m.
Confederation of NGOs of Rural India: Bharath Vikas Yathra and free medical camp, PU Middle School, Nanmangalam, 2 p.m.
TASA: Meeting, Agriculture Department building, Chepauk, 4 p.m.
TANUVAS: Project on self employment of women, Vadakku Malayambakkam, 11 a.m.
DMI Society: Silver Jubilee inauguration, Palanjur, 5 p.m.
SRM University: R.S. Panda, secretary, Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India, speaks on ‘Corporate governance in public enterprises’, Kattankulathur, 11 a.m.
Sathyabama University: Workshop on ‘Entrepreneurial development’, Old Mamallapuram Rd., Jeppiar Nagar, 9 a.m.
SSN College of Engineering: IEEE International Congress, Kalavakkam, 9-30 a.m.
Rajalakshmi Engineering College: Lecture on ‘Concepts of Reliability’, Rajalakshmi Nagar, Thandalam, 3 p.m.
Prof. Dhanapalan College for Women: Seminar on ‘Therapeutic and Industrial Applications of the Marine Resources’, Kelambakkam, 9-30 a.m.
Madras Christian College: ‘Aathmann 2008’, cultural festival, Tambaram, 10-30 a.m.
Stella Maris College: Women entrepreneurship programme, Cathedral Rd., 10-30 a.m.
GSS Jain College for Women: Lecture on ‘Miscellaneous Insurance’, 10 a.m.; Leprosy awareness programme, Vepery High Road, Vepery, 2 p.m.
Jaya College of Arts and Science: Seminar on ‘Advanced Hardware and Networking’, Thirunindravur, 10-30 a.m.
DRBCCC Hindu College: Inauguration of ‘Media Icon’, Dharmamurthi Nagar, Pattabiram, 1-30 p.m.
Valliammal College for Women: ‘Muthamizh Vizha’, Anna Nagar East, 9 a.m.
Prime Academy: Workshop on Capital Market, Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet, 3 p.m.
Rotary Club of Madras Central: Meeting, Park Sheraton Hotel, 6-30 p.m.
Siddhargal Pagutharivu Pasarai: Meeting, LLA Buildings, Anna Salai, 5 p.m.
Al-Anon: Meeting, Meston College, Royapettah, 7 p.m.