April 18, Hansel & Gretel Kids Centre
Make this summer vacation interesting for your little ones (aged three to 10). Enrol the kids to engage them in an array of activities ranging from sing alongs to playing dress up, arts and crafts to fireless cooking, and from creative writing to brain teasers. Revolving around themes like pirates and dinosaurs, the camp can be opted on a date and duration of your choice. Registrations from
Rs 4,500 onwards. Details: 9840431549
In its third edition, Operation Ice Cream urges children and adults to sign up to clean the beach stretch in Palavakkam this Sunday. Join the volunteers of Namma Beach Namma Chennai including Virginie Vlaminck (the Belgian photographer who started the campaign to clean beaches in Injambakkam) and students of American International School — Chennai, and grab an ice cream for every bag of garbage collected. From 3 – 5 pm. Details: 9790926402
Today, The Square Inch
Switzerland-based textile artist Kanal Shah is back this year with her workshop on batik art. The workshop will include the basics of batik on cotton. Shah will demonstrate the use of wax and dye and derive a two-colour batik print. 10 am onwards. 16 years and above. Register for Rs 3,000 (inclusive of kits).
Sunday, JustBooks Library
For a story-filled day, bring your tiny tots aged three and above to be a part of folk tales from around the world and hear stories on the sun, the moon and the stars like ‘How the moon came?’ and ‘The star story’. Organised by Tale Spin in collaboration with JustBooks Library the session will be conducted by city-based story teller Asha Sampath. At 11 am. Entry: Rs 150. Details: 9840833953
April 19, Ashvita Bistro, Alwarpet
Team up with your kids and enjoy an origami game night, conducted by Chennai-based artist Philip Sathyaraj. Besides engaging in games and activities like memory games, you will learn the art of paper folding in a more fun-filled way. At Ashvita Bistro, Alwarpet on April 19. 6 – 8 pm. Entry at Rs 350. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, MAC Stadium
Get set to watch your favourite Kollywood stars test their strengths on the pitch. Organised by the Nadigar Sangam, the glitzy match will see eight teams of Kollywood actors like Surya, Vishal, Vijay Sethupathi, Karthi, Tamannaah and Remya Nambeesan playing
cricket. The event will also see actors Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan attending it. At 10 am. Details: bookmyshow.com
Till April 24, Online
For those travelling abroad this summer, British Airways offers a discount on flights to destinations like the US and the UK with all-inclusive fares starting from Rs 44,460 on world traveller economy class (valid for travel until June 30) and Rs 1,31,965 on club world business class (valid for travel between May 1 and July 31). Also avail 15 per cent discount on World Traveller Plus premium economy. Offer valid for bookings done on or before April 24.
Details: 0124 4120715