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Today is the last day for participants of Penang Starwalk 2015 to collect their T-shirts and goodie bags between 9am and 5.30pm. The collection venue is Penang Times Square Phase 2 ground floor concourse (opposite Roti Bakar outlet) in Jalan Datuk Keramat. Those who registered manually must produce the exchange coupons when collecting the items for themselves or on behalf of other participants. Those who registered online have to bring along their verification e-mail and MyKad. Participants who wish to collect the items on behalf of other online registrants must also produce the verification e-mail and photocopies of the walker’s MyKad. Those with torn, without exchange coupons or cannot produce verification e-mail and MyKad will not be entertained.


Registration for the inaugural Fit For Life Run is now open. The public can sign up at Penang Times Square at the Penang Starwalk T-shirt collection centre from 9am to 5pm today and tomorrow during Penang Starwalk 2015 from 9am to noon. The 7km fun run is held at 7.30am at the SPICE Arena on Oct 18. It is organised in conjunction with the Fit For Life Fair from Oct 16 to Oct 18 from 10am to 7pm. Those who wish to register at the Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas can do so from Sept 14 onwards from 9am to 5pm. The entry fee is RM13 per person.


Form Four and Five students are invited to join an SPM workshop on Sept 21 and 22 from 8am to 5.30pm at KDU Penang. Organised by Star Media Group Bhd, the event’s registration fee is RM150 per day. Seats are limited. Call Kam (04-6473399) or Eric Stanley (012-4281948) from 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays.


Visit the St Nicholas Home Penang’s annual charity food fair carnival today from 10am to 3pm at its premises in Jalan Bagan Jermal. There will be 60 stalls selling food items, handicraft and educational games. Coupons are sold at RM20 per booklet. For enquiries, call 04-2290800.


Eastin Hotel Penang will be having an art competition for children aged six to 10 and 11 to 15 tomorrow from 9am to 1pm. Participants will be required to draw according to the given theme which is Festivals and Celebrations in Malaysia. Details, call 04-6121127.


Penang Buddhist Association will be presenting cheques to successful candidates pursuing degree and diploma courses tomorrow at the association’s lecture hall at 168, Anson Road at 11.15am. Details, call the office at 04-2280910 or Peter at 012-4565866.


The public are welcome to lodge complaints and give suggestions to the Penang Island City Council during its monthly meet-the-people session on Sept 18 from 3pm to 5pm at Level 4, Komtar.


Penang Evergreen Fine Arts Society will be organising ‘The 3 Tenors Concert’. There will be three Malaysian tenors performing in two sessions. The first session will be held on Sept 19 at 8.30pm and the second session will be held on Sept 20 at 3.30pm, both at Level 5, Komtar Auditorium A. Tickets are priced at RM30. Call Gaik Lean at 012-4833227 or Kwang Ting Association at 04-2620280 for more information.

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