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Art splash, a Performing Arts academy at Kasturba Nagar, Adyar celebrated their second annual day concert on Oct.15 in the auditorium of Kumararani College of Arts and Science in Gandhi Nagar. Around 55 students participated in various instrumental music and dance performances that day. Ph: 87544 85092.


Fancy dress competition

Probus Club of Chennai in association with Russian Centre of Science and Culture is conducting a fancy dress competition for children on Nov.15 at 2.30 p.m. Kids up to the age of 8 years can participate. There is no specific theme for the contest. Children who wish to participate must come to the venue before 3.30 p.m. and register.

For more information contact 97899 74100. At Russian Cultural Centre, KasturiRangan Road, Alwarpet.


Awareness programme on diabetes

DIWWAAS, an organisation in Sastri Nagar that promotes awareness about diabetes in women is conducting a free one day conference on Nov. 14 at ITC Chola. The conference is arranged on World Diabetes Day in coherence with this year’s theme ‘women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future’. The event starts at 9 a.m. with a fitness session for the participants followed by a panel discussion with women leaders and physicians. A post lunch session with dedicated focus to target women groups such as high-school and college students, young working women, pregnant women with diabetes, home makers and care givers is also planned that day.

Lunch is provided at the venue. All are welcome. Interested women can contact diwwaaas@gmail.com or call 24460762/63 for more details.


Free Paediatric health camp

The Andhra Mahila Sabha hospital at Dugabai Deshmukh Road, Adyar is conducting a week long free paediatric check-up from Nov.13 to 18 at its premises.

The health camp is sponsored by the Inner Wheel Club of Madras, Ashok Nagar and children up to the age of 15 can participate. For more information contact 24938311.


Sale by Nandri Trust

Nandri Trust, a Trust that offers job opportunities to the underprivileged women at Mahabalipuram is now selling their new line of products stitched by the women at the Trust.

“We have started this initiative to provide employment for our trainees. We are also approaching local schools and offices to stitch uniforms and costumes for events. At present, we have 23 women who are learning and doing tailoring,” says Naseema, founder of the Trust. The products are made from fabrics that are eco friendly. For details, call 27442006 and 78716 27486.