WORKSHOPS:

Story Telling – Feb. 16, 2019. From 11.00 a.m to 12.30 p.m.

Madras story Works presents the Japanese folktale The Magical Tea Kettle. A Peddler found a magical tea kettle in which lived a Tanuki – a racoon. He respectfully gave the tea kettle to a monk. When the monk set it on the fire to make tea the Tanuki jumped out in distress. The Tanuki brings luck to those who help him, so he brought great wealth to the Peddler. Storytelling is followed by an activity.
Fee: Rs. 150 per person
At Story Corner at Bookmine Library, No.1, Tarapore Avenue, Harrington Road, Chetput, Chennai – 31.
Contact: Vasugi Ram Manohar 9840118590

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Storytime with craft – Feb. 16, 2019. From 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

A Play, storytelling, singalong and a craft session around a story of a dragon as a pet in a village. ‘Danny the Dragon’ by Russell Punter will be the focus. For kids of 3 years and above.
Fee Rs. 500.
At Hansel Gretel Kids, T. Nagar.
Contact: 4353 3073, 98404 31549

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Pebble Painting – Feb. 17, 2019. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A colourful session of sketching and painting on pebbles. Kids will create and sketch their own characters and bring them to life with vibrant colours and craft. The session is hosted by mehndi artist and designer Rachana from Rachu’s Artistry.
For kids of ages 5 to 12 years.
Fee: Rs.300/-. (Materials included)
At Ashvita Bistro, 11, Bawa Road, Alwarpet. Contact: 4210 9990

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Balloon Sculpting – Feb. 17, 2019. From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn to make a few Balloon sculptures and take them home. A workshop for kids above 6 years of age.
At Jhoola Activity Centre, 25, Ram Nagar 1st main Road Extn., Nanganallur
Fee Rs. 400 that includes a kit with 30 balloons and a pump.
Contact + 91 9176583618 for registration.

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Story Telling – Feb. 17, 2019. From 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

An interesting and interactive Story Telling Session by Professional Story Teller – Ambujavalli for Children from 4 to 10 Years. Limited to 25 participants per batch.
Batch 1 – 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. – For kids of 4 to 6 years
Batch 2 – 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. – For kids of 7 to 10 years

Fee Rs. 200
At Blossom, 104, Madambakkam Main Road (Near Dhenupureeswarar temple) Contact +91 99624 12496, +91 90805 57849

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Story Telling – Feb. 17, 2019. From 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

A storytelling session on ‘tails’. Long tail, Short tail, Bushy tail, Thick tail are of different shapes and sizes of tails, but every tail has a tale! Session by Sridevi Srinivasan.
Fee Rs.250
At Banda The Activity Hub, 2, Sanghu Udhya Amman Koil Street 2nd Street, Sembakkam (Opp. Iravi Showroom) Contact +91 72000 83468

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Knowing Your Library – Feb. 17, 2019. From 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

The session will focus on the necessity of having a library in a neighbourhood, the basics of preservation and cataloguing of books. Children will be taught about the difference between fiction and non-fiction of books.

There will be a role-play in which children will be taught about what is expected of a librarian. Also, the history of the 200-year-old Madras Literary Society will be explained.
For children of above 8 years of age.
At Madras Literary Society, DPI Complex, Nungambakkam
Contact: +91 9444253532, 044 – 28279666.