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Beach safety programme

Bay of life Surf school and Surf Shop is conducting a beach safety programme on Jan.14 from 8 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. for all above 13 years. At the programme, the participants will be taught about the safety precautions to be observed when they are in the sea. It is also designed for people who want to get over the fear of water or sea.

They will be taught to understand currents, identify depths and how to float in the sea. Fee is Rs.250. At 9/9, Muthumariamman Koil Street, Kovalam, ECR. For details, call 95782 12910 and 76670 75875.


Events at Unwind Centre

Unwind Centre, Adyar is conducting a music concert by the bands Accastella, Melange and The Blue Room. The former two groups specialise in accapellas and the blue room is an independent blues funk and rock band with a touch of jazz.

At Dev apartments, 3B, 3rd Floor, 1st Main Road, Kasturba Nagar, Adyar. Ph: 42121631.


Make your own terracotta designs

‘W Square’, Adyar is hosting a terracotta jewellery workshop on Jan. 20 at its premises. Experienced crafter Shreedevi Madhavan will guide the participants on how to make terracotta jewellery in contemporary patterns with semi-precious beads through the four-hour session.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At 38, Kamaraj Ave 2nd St, Venkatarathinam Nagar, Adyar Call 48540085 for more details.


Free workshop on first aid

Alert, a Neelankarai based NGO that aims to spread awareness about first aid and emergency management is conducting a free workshop on First Aid, every Sunday from 10 a.m. The topics to be addressed in the training session are – inhibitions to render assistance during an emergency, chain of survival, basic life support principles, treating common medical emergencies like bleeding, fainting, fractures, choking, and CPR – cardio pulmonary resuscitation.

Registration fee is Rs. 150.At Alert Simulation Lab, 5/75, Bonanza 1, Blue Beach Road, Neelankarai. For registration, contact Karthik at 99440 66002.


Warli painting workshop

Yaksha Boutique is organising a ‘Warli Painting Workshop’ on Jan.14 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. At the workshop, the participants will be taught Warli painting from the basics.

The participants can take home the paintings. Dimension of the canvas is 40 cm x 30 cm. At 352, Kapaleeshwarar Nagar, ECR. Ph: 91598 08169.


Learn Capoeira

Capoeira Madras, a dance company is conducting a workshop on ‘Basics of Capoeira’ at Thiruvanmiyur Beach on Jan.21 from 8 a.m. Capoiera is an Afro-Brazilian martial arts which is a combination of dance, acrobatics and music.

The uniqueness of Capoeira will give physical strength, power and flexibility and empower concentration and creativity. Entry is free. Ph: 96771 39544.