Paws & play
December 25, Porur
Calling all pet lovers in the city. Ring in some festive cheer for your furry friends at Cloud No. 9 Kennel & Nursing care by gifting them pet food, beds, chew sticks, medicines or even funding a treatment. Also get a chance to spend an evening petting, bathing and walking rescued animals. Entry free.
8 am onwards. Details: 7550013224
December 24, Marina Beach
It is time to go Pokémon hunting. Sign up for the Pokéwalk, organised by city-based Facebook group, Pokémon GO Chennai. Open to all, the fun activity will be conducted on and around Marina Beach. Now, who wants to catch a Mewtwo? Entry free. 4 pm onwards. Details: facebook.com/groups/1579790552317697
December 25, Ashok Nagar
Head to Tea Trails for a Christmas Carnival. Take part in a variety of classic Yuletide games like bingo, pin the nose, minute to win and much more. Also get a chance to meet Santa, click pictures in a personalised photo boot and experience live carols.
11 am onwards. Details: 33011641
December 27, Chamiers Road
Get a peek into the candid moments of Carnatic artistes as they perform their hearts out on stage. Captured over a period of six years, city-based photography enthusiast Ramanathan Iyer showcases 24 pictures during this Margazhi season at Chamiers. Till December 31. Entry free. Details: 9444018274
December 27, Purasavakkam
A one-day workshop in craft will cover everything from making a simple scrap book, flower vase, gift box to découpage. Conducted by city-based artist Priti Parmar of Creative Pitara Art School, the workshop is open to children between the ages 8-14. Rs 2,000. At Pattalam, till January 1.
10 am onwards. Details: 9791026693.
December 26, Savera Hotel
City-based lifestyle and art e-commerce platfrom, The Postbox, opens its doors to its first pop-up in the city. Browse through a wide range of products that feature ceramic ware, travel accessories, notebooks, terracotta mugs and other gifting combos. Open till December 30 at The Brew Room. 10 am onwards. Details: 28114700
December 24, The Raintree
Stand-up comic Naveen Richard makes his way to the city for the last show by Evam Standup Tamasha this season. Catch the star of Better Life Foundation in a hour-long solo this Christmas eve. Expect to spend an evening in splits as this performer promises hilarious facial expressions and a unique accent. Rs 1,000 onwards. Details: 9940496286. bookymyshow.com
Down memory lane
December 24, Nageshwara Rao Public Park The 106th photowalk through the city is set to explore the bylanes of South Chennai. Grab your cameras and head out to trace the histories of Luz Church, Holy Rosary Church, San Thome Basilica, St Thomas English Church and St Thomas Tamil
Church. Different from previous photowalks, this edition boasts of some great night photography. Entry free. 4.30 pm onwards. Details:9962515330