From the diary



Monday, Thursday and Saturday, 606, Suresh Block, Chitra Avenue, 9, Choolaimedu High Road

Shrishti Art conducts a workshop on acrylic painting, oil painting, glass painting, murals and more. For details call 98410 24078.

Jewellery making

June 28, East Coast Road, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dakshinachitra conducts a one-day workshop on making soft stone jewellery. Sculpting can be done without the use of any power tools, heavy hammers or chisels. Conveyance will be provided. Fee is Rs. 400. For details call 24462435 or 98417 77779.


June 28, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Vanilla Children Place, 8/57 I Street, Luz Avenue, Mylapore

The World Storytelling Institute (WSI) presents a session on storytelling for parents and children.

The team comprises Eric Miller, Director WSI, storyteller Jeeva Raghunath and specialist in drama-based counselling Magdalene Jeyarathnam. For details, call 45534145/46.

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Textile and handicrafts

Until June 29, Guild of Service, No. 27, Casa Major Road, Egmore.

Hina Collections presents an exhibition of bed sheets and house linen, curtains, door mats, salwar kameez materials, tops, skirts, salwar suits, nighties, t-shirts and kid’s wear, jute bags, gem stone paintings from Jaipur, idols and statues, paintings and wall hangings, artificial flowers and vases, sports accessories and more.


Tailoring and embroidery

Women’s Industrial School, No.1, East Park Street, Venkatapuram, Ambattur.

Admissions are open at the Women’s Industrial School for one-month, three-month and six-month courses in embroidery and tailoring, and a one-year course in fashion designing.

For details call 9786690907 / 9865686164.

Women’s rally

July 6, 9 a.m., Savera Hotel, No. 146, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.

For the seventh year in succession, The Duchess Club and the Madras Motor Sports Club presents The Duchess All Women’s Car Rally. It will include 100 cars with a team of four in each, and will begin and end from the premises of Savera Hotel.

For details call 9840113025 / 28114700.

Kutch collection

June 23 to 30, C.P. Art Centre, Mini Hall I, No. 1, Eldams Road.

Saanskrutie, home of Kutch crafts presents a collection of tops, kurties, skirts, salwars, dupattas, saris, blouses, dress materials, night wear, hand embroidered mojris, bags and oxidised jewellery, bed spreads, home decorations and more.

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