11th November

Programme at Hamsadhwani– D.K. Pattammal birth centenary tribute by Sangita Kalanidhi Trichur V.Ramachandran vocal, accompanied by M.A.Sundaresan on violin, Bangalore V.Praveen on mridangam and Vaikom Gopalakrishnan on ghatam at 6.10 p.m. At Youth Hostel, 2nd Avenue, Indira Nagar. All are welcome. Ph: 98410 30372.

Bharatanatyam recital ‘Panchashath Roopini Natyopahara’ by Asha Ravi, Malathi Shivakumar, Maya Jaishankar and Poornima Kishore, disciples of Abhinaya Nritta Patasala, Thiruvanmiyur at 6 p.m. Savithri Jagannatha Rao, Director, Pradakshina will be the chief guest. At R. K. Swamy Hall, Mylapore. All are welcome.

Skanda Shasti Thiruvizha: Arupadai Veedu Murugan temple in Besant Nagar is celebrating ‘Shashti’ till Nov. 14.11th – Special abhishekam at 8 a.m. 12th – Laksharchanai from 9 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. Procession from 7.30 p.m. onwards. On 13th, Maha Shasti Day, there will be special abhishekam at 7.30 a.m., followed by Vel Maaral chanting at 9 a.m. At 4.30 p.m. there will be ‘Soora Samhara Vizha’. Procession of the deity in silver peacock vahanam at 7.30 p.m. 14th – Devasena Thirukalyanam at 6 p.m. For details contact 4505 0203. At Kalakshetra Colony, Besant Nagar.

12th November

Monthly meeting: Members of Probus Club of Madras (South) will meet at 5.15 p.m. Guest speaker Yogita Malpani, from HDFC Life will make a presentation on ‘New Zeal (We are there to take care)’. Followed by a talk by Colonel Anantanarayanan Krishnaswami on ‘Centenary of the end of World War One’. At Ramaniyam Sudha, New No. 12, 3rd Main Road, Besant Nagar.

Programmes by Astika Samajam: Carnatic vocal by Ramakrishnan Murthy accompanied with Vittal Rangan on violin, Delhi Sairam on mridangam and Anirudh athreya on kanjeera at 6.30 p.m. At Jayashri Kalyana Mandapam, 5, Kalakshetra Road, Thiruvanmiyur. 16th – Carnatic vocal by Gayathri Girish at 6.30 p.m. At Amarabharathy Kalyana Mandapam, West Tank Street, Thiruvanmiyur. Ticketed programme. For details contact 24521955.

14th November

Rajesh memorial Bharatanatyam concert by Uttia Barua at 7 p.m. At Bharatakalanjali premises, 6, 1st street Jeevaratnam Nagar, Adyar. Ph.24911125. All are welcome.

Vedanta Institute, Madras will hold a study session from 6.45 p.m. – 8 p.m. At flat ‘C’ Harmony (2nd floor), 20/39, Venkatratnam Nagar, Adyar. Ph: 98404 93904.

Film screening: Movie ‘Living the Change: Inspiring stories for a sustainable future’ will be screened at 11 a.m. at Goethe-Institut auditorium. The film will be followed by an expert talk by Arun Krishnamoorthy, Founder, Environmentalist Foundation of India. All are welcome. At Max Mueller Bhavan, 4, Rutland Gate, 5th Street, Nungambakkam.

17th November

Programme by Iraipani mandram: Carnatic music concert by Mumbai Shilpa at 6 p.m. All are welcome. At 47, 16th Street, Venkateshwara Nagar, Kottivakkam. Ph: 2451 0275/0880.

Children’s Day: Thursday Ladies Club is hosting games for the underprivileged children on Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. Games are conducted for children in 3 categories, tiny tots- 3 to 5 years, sub-juniors – 5 to 8 years and juniors – 8 to 13 years. Games like lemon and spoon, running race, memory games and other interesting games will be conducted. For details and registration contact 97098 34901, 94446 12514. At E43, 21st Cross Street, Besant Nagar.

143rd Foundation Day: To
commemorate the founding of the Theosophical Society on Nov. 17, 1875, members of TS will meet at 10 a.m. at the Headquarters Hall of the Society in Adyar. Followed by children’s choir headed by Dr. Srinivasan Krishnan, LEAP Foundation. ‘Seekers after truth,’ an address by Sonal Murali, Director, Adyar Theosophical Academy at 11.10 a.m. All are welcome.

18th November

Debate: Nandini Voice for The Deprived, an NGO, is organising a special debate competition for visually impaired persons on topic ‘My vision, issues and hope’ from 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. All are welcome. At Youth Hostel, 2nd Avenue, Indira Nagar.

: Tahatto, a Bengaluru based theatre group will stage their popular comedy play – ‘A Funny Thing Called Life’ at 7 p.m. Tickets can be booked at . At Backyard, 53/23, 3rd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), a voluntary group who meet together to attain and maintain sobriety, is holding its meetings on Sundays at 11 a.m. at Intermission Nursery School, 6th Street, Kandasamy Nagar, Palavakkam. On Mondays and Wednesdays at Annai Vailankanni Church, Besant Nagar at 7 p.m. On Tuesdays at Bharat Dass Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Thirumalai Nagar annexe, Perungudi at 7 p.m. On Thursdays at V.G.P. Philominal Mat. School, ECR, Injambakkam at 6.30 p.m. On Fridays at A.G. Church, Sivagamipuram, 1st Street, Thiruvanmiyur at 7 p.m. There is no membership fee. Ph: 99414 03158, 98844 61622.