Cycle for a cause December 3, Just Buy Cycles
Cycle for a good deed this World Disability Day with Krupa Home Cyclathon. Hosted by a city-based NGO, AIM for Seva, all proceeds from the event will go to its community center- Krupa Home, which houses 35 disabled adults. Get your own bicycles and go for a ride from JBC to Krupa Home in Sriperumbudur. At Rs 300 (inclusive of T-shirt, medal and breakfast). 5 am onwards. At Velachery and Anna Nagar. Details: 24987955
Watch and give
November 26-27, Egmore Museum
Adding a good cause to an evening of theatre, city-based youth group, Navodaya brings their play ,Platform No 5, to the city . Revolving around four people and their lives in the event of a crisis, the drama, featuring amateur actors from the group, is being staged to raise funds to build a residential school in South Gujarat. While the passes are free, donations are accepted at the venue. 6.30 pm onwards. At Pantheon road. Details: 9176467773
December 4, KK Nagar
Catering to the world cinema enthusiast in you, the Madras Film Screening Club is coming to the city with a showing of acclaimed French thriller, Cache. Directed by Austria-based Michael Haneke, the 2005 film revolves around a married couple in Paris whose lives are torn apart when a series of anonymous videotapes are left on their front porch. 1 pm onwards. Free Entry. At Discovery Book Palace. Details: 7200266746.
November 27, RK Salai
Break the abstract definition of happiness as Chennai-based startup Happysphere holds the ‘Happy Woman’ workshop. Exclusively for women, the workshop will focus on three elements—happy body, happy heart, and happy voice. Happy body will be conducted by city marathon runner Deepa Bharatkumar followed by Happy heart and voice which will be handled by founder Arna Chugani. The workshop will focus on health and fitness and have inspiring discussions on expression and self-confidence. For ages 15-60 Rs 1,100 for students (Inclusive of lunch and snacks). At Karya Space Details : 9884592469
If you are interested in modern calligraphy then, city-based art store, The Craft Shop’s workshop, is just for you. Christina Ranjan, the city-based art instructor will be teaching the techniques of ‘foundational hand’— a font style, designed by Edward Johnston, the father of modern calligraphy. For Rs 4,000 (inclusive of manuscript calligraphy, five nib pen set and a note book). 10 am
to 5 pm. Details: 42118505
November 26, Odyssey
Join author Avis Visvanathan as he hosts the last edition of season two of Bliss Catchers. Celebrating people who have pursued their passion, the event will have live conversations with Chennai-based Carnatic musician Sandeep Narayan and creative investor C Srikanth who will reminisce and reflect upon their career hurdles and talk about how they dealt with difficult situations.
Free entry. At Gandhi Nagar
Roll a dice
November 30, Ashvita Nirvana
Ashivita is back with its monthly Game Night. Sponsored by Funskool, the leisure night will be hosted by city-based anchor Shruthi Vijaykumar. With a mix of board games such as Othello, Telestartion and Switcheroo, winners can return home with exciting prizes. Ahead of the night, participants are expected to SMS “GAME” along with their name and the number of people participating to 9003365436. Rs 100 at Besant Nagar. Details: 42699026.
Glass of green
November 26, Mad Hatter’s Garden
Add a touch of green to your home by taking part in a DIY terrarium workshop organised by Bloom and Grow and ItsHandMade. Being held for the first time in Chennai, participants will learn how to make an indoor sealed plant garden from scratch with guidance from Bengaluru-based terrarium artist Sarita Bhutra. Materials will be provided at the venue. Rs 3,000 at Harrington road. Details: 9448467137