Take a trip
All season, AirAsia
AirAsia India passengers flying from Bengaluru and Delhi can opt for the all new Red Carpet treatment for some TLC at the airport. The service will include a porter service at the departing airport, priority check in and lounge services with unlimited meals and beverages, priority boarding and first baggage on arrival. Do remember the offer is open for only 10 passengers per flight. Pre-book at Rs 800. Details: airasia.com.
All season, Online
The first partnership of its kind in the country, BlaBlaCar ride-sharing services and IRCTC team up to offer an alternate travel mode between cities. With an option to book last minute rides and perfect for people with wait-list train tickets, this ride-sharing concept promises easy and reasonably priced travel. Approximate starting price Rs 100. Prices likely to change. Details: irctc.co.in, blablacar.in.
Today, Jeevan Jyoti
Go organic in your kitchen with pesticide-free home grown vegetables. The e-store, My Organic Shop is conducting the Kitchen Garden Workshop for all those who love gardening. The workshop educates people about the basics of organic food and also on how to design and maintain a kitchen garden. From 9.30 am to 5 pm. At Jeevan Jyothi, Egmore. Rs 500 per session. Details: 9940028160
Back to paper
July 3 to 26, Online
Manufacturer of handmade paper, Rajasthan-based Ratan Jaipur stores now introduces ‘Paper Delights’ – a collection of paper craft products that include bird danglers, notebooks, wine bottle covers, hanging photo frames, single photo frames, storage boxes, saree bags, desktop bags and jewellery boxes. Available on fabfurnish.com, limeroad.com, flipkart.com, snapdeal.com and amazon.com. From Rs 250 onwards. Details: ratantextiles.com.
Till stocks last, major toy stores
Funskool India has launched three new Tom & Jerry themed puzzle sets for children aged three and above. The ‘Tom & Jerry Friends Forever’ collection has four different sets of 30 pieces each, the ‘Tom & Jerry Best Friends Forever’ collection features four different picture puzzles between 12 and 14 pieces, and the ‘Tom & Jerry Frenemies’ has two contrastingly themed puzzles of 12 pieces each. Prices start from Rs 149. Details: funskoolindia.com.
Bath & beauty
Today, Nu Trendz Academy
Prepare natural, chemical free bathing products with your own hands. Nu Trendz Academy is offering handmade and natural organic soap making workshop where you can learn to make your own organic bath soaps, shampoo bars, liquid soap, face wash and bath salt at the end of the workshop. From 11 am to 5 pm at Arumbakkam. Rs 6,000 per session. Details: 9841361192
Break the record
July 5, MCC School
Here’s your chance to be a part of a Guinness World Record. As part of the Chennai to China: Drive for Peace, Chennaites will come together to form the largest human formation of peace symbol at MCC School, Chetpet. Apart from the feat, there will also be food stalls, spectacular performances and other cultural activities lined up for the evening. From 3 pm. Donor passes at Rs 50. Details: www.bookmyshow.com.
What’s your story?
Head to Starmark with your kids for a fun-filled session of story telling and games, today at the EA mall. The storytelling workshop called “Once upon a time there was a…” for kids of the age group four to12 years, will be conducted by the founder-director of Thangam Talkies, Pooja Giri, who also writes her own stories. From 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. Details: 7299906818.