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Saturday December 15, 2012
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TANG YUAN FEAST
Be part of the 1,500 over people attempting to make it into the Malaysia Book of Records for the largest “tang yuan” eating session today at 3pm until 10pm. Organised by the Chempaka Buddhist Lodge Petaling Jaya and Ai FM, there will also be other activities such as performances by Malaysian artiste, colouring contests, as well as cooking and “tang yuan” eating contests, on top of 55 lucky draw prizes to be won. For details visit www.facebook.com/cblpju or call us at 03-78803936.
Feast your eyes to some unique Christmas decoration up at the Tokyo Street Pavilion KL until Dec 31, with the theme “An Origami Christmas”. Highlights include a 12ft tall colourful pinwheels Christmas tree. If you are still hunting for gifts for your loved ones, there are Japanese gifts ranging from fashion, lifestyle to household items. There are also activities such as DIY Pop-up Christmas Card workshop, origami workshop and Japanese gift wrapping. For details, call 03-2118-8833 or visit www.facebook.com/PavilionKL or Twitter at @Pavilion_KL
Do you bid and save lives by donating blood at KPJ Kajang Specialist Hospital today between 9am and noon at Hospital Lobby (Ground Floor). For details, call 03-8769 2820 (Salwah) or 03-8769 2920 (Siti).
BATTLE OF THE MARCHING BANDS
March your way downtown to Sungei Wang Plaza this weekend and enjoy the musical synchronisation of marching bands as they battle to win amazing cash prizes. These bands comprised talented secondary school youngsters who will be drumming with musical instruments such as trumpets, drums, flutes, bag pipes and others. Catch them at 5pm today during the selection process and the finals tomorrow at the main entrance of Sungei Wang Plaza. For details, call 03-2148 6109 or visit www.sungeiwang.com or www.facebook.com/sungeiwangplaza
Take part in the Community Care Carnival tomorrow, between 10am and 5pm, at the lobby of Tropicana Medical Centre (TMC), Petaling Jaya, jointly organised by Rotary Club of Gombak, TMC, Caring Citizens of Kota Damansara, and the Petaling Jaya City Council. Activities planned include a food bazaar, jumble sale, performances, health talks, and free basic health checks (blood pressure, glucose, BMI, eye and dental). All proceeds will be channelled to the fund selected youth empowerment programmes in orphanages in Petaling Jaya. For details, call 03-6287 1172 (Ai Lin) at or visit www.facebook.com/CommunityCare-Carnival
HORSE CARRIAGE RIDE
Enjoy a free ride on a carriage drawn by two white horses at Plaza Floor Entrance, 2nd Floor Hartamas Shopping Centre, today between 1pm and 4pm. Only limited space available. There will also be other festive trimming to go along such as Christmas Carols, Santa walkabout, brunch with Santa and Santa’s Elves Workshop. For details, visit www.hartamas-sc.com or call 03-6201 8353.
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