MangaloreDakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Higher Primary School: Inauguration of new school building, benedictions by Vishvesha Tirtha swamiji, Sri Pejavar Adhokshaja Math, Abdul Rashid Zaini Sakafi Kaamil, President, Karnataka State Sunni Students' Federation, and William Martis, priest, St. Pauls Church, Balkunja, J. Krishna Palemar, MLA presides, Bykampady industrial area, 9 a.m.

Mangalore Diocesan Chair in Christianity, Mangalore University and Social Justice Forum: Sessions as part of seminar on `Dakshina Kannada on the threshold of 21st century - economic, social and cultural changes', Seminar Hall, School of Social Work, Valencia, 9.30 a.m.

Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy: Inauguration of `Konkani Bazaar' by Vinay Kumar Sorake, former MP, Patrick Lobo, superior, Carmelite Order, guest of honour, Eric Ozario, president of the academy, presides, Infant Jesus Church, Bikkarnakatte, 9.30 a.m.

Sri Guruji Janmashatabdi Samiti: Samarasya Rally, procession, 10 a.m., public function, key-note address by Chakravarthy Soolibele, journalist, Nehru Maidan, 11 a.m.; inauguration of seminar on `Role of professionals in nation building' by T. Narayana Poojari, member, Bar Council, Karnataka, Sharada Vidyalaya, Kodialbail, 5 p.m.

British Council and Association of British Scholars, Mangalore: Workshop on spoken word by Roger Robinson, freelance scholar, UK, R. Shashidhar, Chairman, Department of Post-Graduate Studies in English, chief guest, B.M. Hegde, president, ABS, Mangalore, presides, Hotel Moti Mahal, Falnir Road, 4 p.m.

Ramakrishna Math: Annual celebrations of the math, devotional songs by M.T.R. Hegde, 4.50 p.m., discourses by swamis Muktidanandaji, Jagatatmanandaji, Tyagishwaranandaji and Jitakamanandaji, Mangaladevi road, 6 p.m.

BantwalSri Venkataramana Swamy College and Mangalore University Economics Association: Inauguration of one-day State-level conference on `Women entrepreneurship - opportunities and challenges' by Jamuna Pai, Managing Director, Blush Products Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, P. Ganesh Prabhu, correspondent, SVS College, presides, 10.15 a.m., valedictory address by B. Venkataramana Shenoy, former advisor, National Oil Company, G.V. Joshi, Chairman, Department of Studies and Research in Economics, presides, college premises, 3.30 p.m.

BelthangadyDakshina Kannada District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and District Health and Family Welfare office: Suvarna Arogya Mela, Primary Health Centre premises, Punjalkatte, 9 a.m.

UdupiSri Krishna Math: Religious discourse by scholars, Rajangana, 5.30 p.m.