Vijayawada Book Festival Society: Inauguration of 17th Book Festival, Swaraj Maidan Grounds, 6 p.m. Telugu writer Mullapudi Venkataramana to be the chief guest.

The Krishna District Lorry Owners Association: Swearing in ceremony of new office bearers, Association hall near Benz Circle, 9 a.m.

Lok Satta: Inauguration of stall in the 17th Book Festival, Swaraj Maidan Grounds, 6.30 p.m. City Mayor Tadi Sakuntala to be the chief guest.

Sri Guru Singh Sabha: 340th Prakash Parv of Sri Guru Gobind Singh, holy procession from Gurudwara in Guru Nanak Nagar, 8.30 a.m.

Chiranjeevi Voluntary Blood Donors' Club: Weekly blood donation camp, Rotary Red Cross blood bank, Gandhi Nagar, 10 a.m. onwards.

Ramakrishna Mission: Lecture on `Sri Ramakrishna - Kalpatharu Day' by Swami Sashikantananda, Ramakrishna Mission premises, Gandhi Nagar, 7.30 p.m.

Vijayawada Tamil Sangam: New Year celebrations, Railway Institute, 6 p.m.

Rotary Club of Vijayawada Central: Seminar on `Positive Mental Attitude,' Vijaya Hospitals, Donka Road, 6.30 p.m.

The Krishna District Chess Association: Felicitation to Y. Sandeep and K. Harsh and inauguration of free coaching camp, Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium, 5 p.m.