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Sea shell crafts

Learn to make crafts items out of sea shell in a craft workshop conducted by Suganthi Ranganathan. The participants will be taught to make mirror, jewel box, photo frames, flowers, bouquets and wall hangings, all using sea shells.

The workshop also includes jewellery making sessions where the participants will be taught to make bangles, jhumkas, studs, hangings and neck-sets using terracotta, paper and silk. Materials will be provided. Classes start from May 21. At 1/307, Kalathumedu Street, Kottivakkam, ECR. Ph: 95001 41697.

Macramé workshop at Indira Nagar

S.V.Arts and Crafts Centre is conducting a macramé workshop starting from May 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., for girls above 8 years and ladies. Macramé is a form of craft done using knotting techniques on any type of cord or rope.

Participants will be taught to make bags, wall hangings, towel hangers, letter holders, placemats, lampshades, curtains, pot holders, clutch and more. At 3rd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Adyar. Ph : 94445 21327.

Freestyle dance for children

‘Learning Community at Quest’ is conducting a session on ‘Freestyle dancing and Movement’ for children from 7 to 12 years. Facilitated by two young and vibrant dancers – Sagarika and Milton, this workshop will help children learn about moving their body to respond to music, express ideas through movement, understand music, and tell a story through dance and movement. The workshop will allow them to shed their inhibitions and develop self confidence.

From May 21 to 25 at 2 p.m. At 4/375, Chari Avenue, Palavakkam. For details, call 73585 70749.

Discount sale at Scholastic

Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd., Indira Nagar is conducting an annual discount sale in May and June. Customers can avail discount up to 70% on all genres of books. The place offers a wide range of children’s books in more than 45 genres and consistently stocks the latest award-winners and most popular books from around the world. Offer valid till June 16. Open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday holiday.

At 12, 29th Cross Street, Indira Nagar, Adyar. For details contact 24420546 / 47.

Play at Adyar

The Book Office is conducting a play titled ‘The Rooster’s Tale – Solo Performance’ on May 20 from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The play is an interactive solo piece written and performed by Hariharan Ganapathy (aka) Kavin Jay Babu, which takes the audience on a magical journey through the great forest of Kaaado-Kaaadu.

The play involves the character – a thoughtful rooster, a power hungry dog and an angry madam Sun. All are welcome. At 9, 1st Floor, 4th Street, Venkateshwara Nagar, Adyar. Ph: 81220 74406.

Event at Play Coop

Play Coop, Adyar is conducting a one-day camp on May 23 for children from 4 to 12 years. The camp will comprise activities like treasure hunt and storytelling sessions. From 4.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. At 12, 4th Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar. Fee is Rs.850. For details, call 99405 14873 and 98847 65925.

Concert at Unwind Centre

Unwind Centre at Adyar is conducting a concert ‘Live 101’ on May 26 from 7 p.m. The concert will feature performances by the bands Armageddon NXG – white rock, Narumugai – fusion, and Shabnam – acoustic solo. Donor pass is Rs.200.

At Dev Apartments, 3B, 3rd Floor, 1st Main Road, Kasturba Nagar, Adyar. For details, call 42121631.