SALEM Sri Ayyappan Bajanai Mandali: 36th annual Utchav, Discourse by Sri Vatsa Jayarama Sharma, 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Sri Ayyappa Ashramam: Mandala poojas, Sri Sastha Nagar, 5 a.m. onwards.

Salem Vazh Nagarathar Pillayar Nonbu Vazhipattu Kuzhu: Pillayar Nonbu Vizha, Special poojas for Sri Raja Ganapathy, president S.M. Lakshumanan presides, Chettinadu Mahal, Yercaud Road, 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Sri Baktha Varaprasada Anjeneyar Swami Ashram Trust: Tirupavai chanting, Ashram premises, Jagir Ammapalayam, 5 a.m. onwards.

Sri Vaishnava Sabha: Srimath Rahasyathrayasaram kalashebam and Tirupavai upaniyasam by Sri U.Ve. Palaveri Sakravarthy Sadagopachar, Sabha premises, IInd Agraharam, 7.15 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.

Sree Vaishnava Sath Samprathaya Sabha Trust: Tiruppavai discourse by Sri. U.Ve. Tirumalachariyar, Santhashramam, Cherry Road, 7.15 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.

Sri Raghavendra Mruthiga Brindavan: Mandala Poojas Sampoornam, Jayalakshmi Brindavan premises, Nitya Nagar, 6 p.m.

Sri Andal Tirupavai Ubanyasa Sabhai: 35th annual upanyasa festival, Sri Rukhmani Sametha Sri Panduranganatha Swamy Temple, Sevvapet, 6 p.m.

Markazhi Peruvizha Committee: 25th annual festival, discourse by G. Azhagar Ramanujam Senguntha Mudaliar Kalyana Mandapam, Ammapet, 6 p.m.

Rotary Club of Salem Midtown: Weekly meeting, Rotary Hall, 2 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers' Forum, (Salem): Essay competition for college students, Tamil Sangam premises, 5.30 p.m.

Sri Sarada College of Education: Internal Quality Assurance Cell Training programme on 'Kaizen' for teacher educators and teacher trainees, Valedictory, College premises, 12.30 p.m.

ATTAYAMPATTI Manavala Kalai Mandram: Training, 'Aanmeegam Oru Arimugam', Arivu Tirukoil Trust Chairman Balasubramaniam presides, Mandram premises, 6 a.m. onwards.

PACHAL Pavai Engineering College: Special NSS camp, Thathaiyengarpatti, 2.30 p.m. New Year celebrations, Muthiah, writer, chief guest, College premises, 10 a.m.

RASIPURAM Rotary Club of Rasipuram: Weekly meeting, Rotary Hall, 8 p.m.

Muthayammal College of Arts and Science: Department of Chemistry, Seminar, 'Applications of UV Visible Spectroscopy', S. Kabilan (Annamalai University) chief guest, College premises, 9.45 a.m.