Navarathri Celebrations: Sri Samayapuram Mariamman Temple, abishekam, 4.30 p.m., Sri Amman purappadu and reaching Navarathri mandapam, 6 p.m.; deeparadhana, 8 p.m.; devotional songs by S. A. Shanmugam, 6 p.m. and M. Balamurugan, 7.30 p.m.; Sri Jambukeswarar Akilandeswari Temple, Tiruvanaikaval: Amman purappadu, 7 p.m.; cultural programmes, 6 p.m., discourse by N. Ranganathan, 6 p.m., vocal by R. S. Venkatraman and party, 7 p.m., devotional songs by Angu Suruthi, 8.30 p.m.; Sri Panchavarneswarar Temple, Woraiyur: Veena concert by A. Banumathi 5.30 p.m.; Sri Ramalinga Chowdeswari Amman Temple, Woraiyur: Abishekam, 12 noon; discourse by M. Ganapathi, 7 p.m.; Sri Varasidhi Vinayakar Temple, Ganapathi Nagar: Sowbhagyalakshmi puja, 6 p.m.; Sri Sarada Samithi, Puthur: discourse by T. S. V. Sharma, 5 p.m.; Sri Rajaganapathi Temple, Tiruvanaikaval: Abishekam, 8 a.m., alankaram, 7 p.m.; Sri Ramkrishna Sarada Samithi: Kumari puja, 10.30 a.m., discourse by S. V. Radhakrishna Sastri, Railway Colony, Goldenrock, 12 noon; Sri Singeri Sankara Mutt: Sri Rudrabishekam, Sri Sarada Kalpa Puja, Ammamandapam Road, 7 a.m.; Sri Kanya Suvasini puja, 7.30 p.m.; Sri Sayee Varasiddhi Vinayagar, Sri Chera Mandala Muthumariamman Shivalaya Temples, Thendral Nagar: Kolu alangaram, abishekam, 6.30 p.m.; Sri Naganadaswami Temple, Nandikoil Street: abhishekam,7 p.m.; Sri Swarna Vinayakar Temple, Ponnagar: Alankaram, 6.30 p.m.; Sri Kanchi Mutt, Tiruvanaikaval: Sahasranama archanai, 9 a.m., trisathi archanai, 6.30 p.m., discourse by K. V. Balakrishnan on ‘Soundarya Lahiri,’ 7.30 p.m., Sri Saptharisheeswaraswami Temple, Lalgudi: Siva vazhipadu alankaram, 7 p.m.
Sri Sri Durga Pooja Celebration Committee: Durga puja celebrations, Maha Shasthi puja, BHEL Township, 7 p.m.
Sri Prasanna Venkatachalapathi Perumal Temple-Gunaseelam: Brahmotsavam, pallakku, 7.30 a.m.; sesha vaahanam, 7.30 p.m.;
Sri Ahobila Mutt-Srirangam: Srimad Sri Adivan Sadagopa Yateendra Mahadesikan’s 629th Varshika Tirunakshatra Mahotsavam, procession, special sattrumarai, 6 a.m.
Srinivasa Perumal Temple-Indira Nagar: Brahmotsavam, pinnaikialai vahanam, 8 a.m.; Hanumantha vahanam, 8 p.m.
Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha-Srirangam: Parayanam, No. 3. First street, Bharathi Nagar, 10 a.m.; Ganapathi Colony, T. V. Koil, 4 p.m.
Sri Ranga Madwa Seva Samithi: Sri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayanam, Varidhi Nagar, Srirangam, 6.30 p.m.
Sri Krishna Sweets: ‘Kurai Ondrum Illai’ discourse by R. B. V. S. Manian, Sringeri Sankara Mutt, Amma Mandapam Road, Srirangam, 6.30 p.m.
Dharma Rakshana Samithi: Benedictory address by Yateeswari Asalapriya Amba from Sri Sarada Ashram, Ulundurpettai, K. Swaminathan, CEO, M. Ilangovan, former Rotary governor, speak, Garpa Rakshaki Mahal, 11 a.m.
Davaneri Manram-Thuraiyur: Muthamil Pannai speaks, Sowdambikai Street, 5 p.m.
Swasthika: International Music Day, Vocal by R. Ramji and party, Sastri Road, Thillai Nagar, 10 a.m.
Tamil Nadu Cauvery Delta Farmers’ Welfare Association: Silver Jubilee, S. Adiseshaiya, Principal Secretary to Government Public Works Department, chief guest, S. Ranganathan, Secretary of the Association, S. Manavalan, S. Panchanathan, A. Mohanakrishnan and C. S. Kuppuraj, all former Chief Engineers, PWD, S. Janakarajan, Director, MIDS, speak, Shrimati Indira Gandhi College, 9.30 a.m.; technical sessions, S. Kosalaraman, Commissioner of Agriculture, and M. Parshad, CMD, Agriculture Insurance Company of India, New Delhi, speak, 12 noon; Balakrishna Reddy, Senior Zonal Manager, Coromandel Fertilizers, and K. S. Puttanniah, president, KRRS, Mysore, speak, 2.30 p.m.
UTI: SEBI investors awareness programme, Pradeep Ramakrishnan, AGM, SEBI, Chennai, A. R. Vasudevan, Manager, CDSL, Chennai, R. Srinivasan, Chief Manager, UTI Mutual Fund, speak, Hotel Kavitha, 3.30 p.m.
Rotary Club of Tiruchi: Book fair, Makkal Mandram, 11 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.; Bharathanatyam performance by Revathi Muthusamy and troupe of Srirangam Bharathanatyalaya, 5.30 p.m.
District Employment Office: Tiruchi Study Circle, G. Balakrishnan, former vice-principal, St. Joseph’s College, speaks, 4 p.m.
Jayaram College of Engineering and Technology: Alumni meet, Nirmala Subramaniam, founder, GRD Trust, and M. Subramaniam, Chairman, speak, Hotel Ramyas, 6.30 p.m.
Tiruchi Philatelists Association: Meeting, Head Post Office, 10.30 a.m.
Trichy Plus: Public speaking competition by students of Verbo City, Thillai Nagar, 5 p.m.
Tiruchi District Pensioners’ Association: Meeting, K. Palaniandi, district president, presides, Teppakulam Bishop Heber Higher Secondary School, 3.30 p.m.
Seikizhar Education and Cultural Society: Annual general body meeting , S. Subramaniam presides, Kattur Kailash Nagar, 10 a.m.
Arasu Hyundai: K. N. Nehru, Transport Minister, inaugurates, Y. S. Kim, Regional Manager, South Region, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, speak, Chennai Bypass Road, 10.30 a.m.
Pondicherry Kalaichirpi Handicrafts Development Corporation: Navarathri Kolu exhibition, Yanaikatti Chathiram, Srirangam, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.