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Saturday May 18, 2013

Metro watch


BTC Wholesale Centre and Nourish! have invited the public to come along for “Slow Food in the Fast Track” this today and tomorrow (May 18 and 19) at the Weld, Jalan Raja Chulan. The public will learn about Farm/Ocean to table – living, how real, honest good food and healthy living comes about. What the rise in organics mean in today’s dining scene. There would be a produce market to buy straight from suppliers, farmers and importers.


The Sungai Buloh Hospital together with KTMB will be organising a walk in conjunction with the International AIDS Memorial Day tomorrow. The event will start at 4pm from the KL Sentral station where participants meet to take the train to Sungai Buloh for the solidarity walk followed by a candlelight vigil and sharing session before heading back to the city. For details visit www.candlelightmemorial.org


The Malaysian Nurses Christian Fellowship will celebrate International Nurses Day tomorrow, at the St Paul’s Church in Petaling Jaya. The event at the church located at Lorong Utara Kecil, Off Jalan Utara. will be from 4pm to 6pm. All nurses, their friends and family members are invited. Refreshments will be served. Please confirm attendance with Vivien Oh 016-209 3322.


Children between 13 and 17 years diagnosed with a physical, sensory or developmental disability are invited to submit their artwork to illustrate their life, dreams and hopes through the “Colours of My World” art contest, organised by Kakikreatif, Pos Malaysia and UNICEF. Deadline of submission is June 20. Entry forms at www.unicef.my


Petaling Jaya City Council (MPBJ) will be opening its EZ-Pay mobile counter from 10am to 3pm throughout this month. It will be located at SS24 Taman Megah, SD 12/1, Jalan Cecawi 6/18A, Tapak Pasar Malam PJS 3 and PJU 10 Damansara Damai from tomorrow until May 28. For details, call 03-7954 2020.


Calling all St George Girls’ School Penang class of 1963. There will be a 50th reunion anniversary on June 8, from 11am to 3pm at Function Room, Level 16, Bayview Georgetown in Farquhar Street. For details, call S.K. Mui on 012-425 7651.


Persatuan Kebajikan Arutperunjothi Margam Klang Selangor is holding a blood donation drive today (Saturday) from 9am to 4pm at SJKT Simpang Lima, Taman Sri Andalas, Klang. For details, visit www.pkam.org


Pusat Pakar Mata Top Vision in Setia Alam will be organising a free health screening tomorrow (May19) from 9am to 4.30pm. For details, call 03-3343 9911/0099.


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