Till January 26, Covelong Point Surf School
The Pongal surfing camp is still on at the Covelong Point Social Surf School. Open to all above eight years, it’s a great chance to learn the basics of surfing under the supervision of lifeguards. Catch some breakers and understand how to read the weather, waves and use the equipment. Rs.1,500 per head. From 8.30 am to 6 pm. Details: 9840975916
Raise a toast
January 22, Taj Coromandel
Southern Spice, the fine dining restaurant, invites wine connoisseurs to enjoy wines from the iconic Alsace region in France. Presided over by Ettiene Hugel, whose family owns the label Hugel and Fils, sip on Riesling and Gerwurztraminer wines from their cellar, paired with our spicy local cuisine. Expect a four-course menu crafted by executive chef Sujan Mukherjee, which will include banana dosa and idiyapam with Alleppey fish curry. 7 pm to 11.45 pm. Rs.4,000.
Wire and stone
January 22-23, Nungambakkam
This weekend, learn the art of jewellery making. International Designer Jewellery—a boutique for customised jewellery—is hosting an intensive two-day workshop. Participants will learn wire-component creation and wire-wrapping techniques in gemstone and pearl jewellery. From 10 am to 5 pm. Rs.3,500 per head. Materials will be provided. Details: 65452020
January 23, Anna Nagar
Tomorrow, Kangaroo Kids Preschool is hosting a science workshop for children. Featuring activities like Giant Air Bubbles, Water Tricks and Kid-o-Tronics (basics of robotics), they will be shown how dry ice behaves as a solid and learn about the concept of air pressure, among other concepts. From ages three and upwards. Rs.300 onwards. From 10 am to 12 pm. Details: 45550155
February 13, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Disha Sports Academy is hosting the second edition of its Inter Corporate Carrom Tournament. With two categories—Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles—corporates are invited to register teams of eight people (maximum) for a fixed fee of Rs.12,000. Registrations close on January 29. Winners will be awarded trophies, certificates and Rs.5,000 as cash prize. Details: 7358048338.
January 22-24, Phoenix Mall
Phoenix MarketCity is turning three tomorrow. And it is celebrating with performances by Richard and Jude (today, free entry), the standup show Laugh Ok Please (for more details, turn to page 19) and singer Joanna Winchester (Sunday, free entry). For guests, there is free parking all day tomorrow, and they can also participate in a quiz. Winners will receive gifts from brands like Forest Essentials and William Penn. Details: 30083007
Plan it right
There’s a new app out and it has an interesting story. Inspired by their own cross-cultural wedding—when they found it difficult to get a reliable wedding planner—blogger Mehak and her husband, Anand Shahani, launched a wedding-planner app last month. WedMeGood provides access to clothing vendors, make-up artistes, choreographers and venues across the country. Monthly reminder-checklists and group chats with family and friends are added features. Details: wedmegood.com