1 PHOTO EXHIBITION
Visit Berjaya Times Square KL this weekend and catch a photo exhibition featuring 30 exhibits curated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada, from 10am to 10pm, at the lower ground, concourse area. Themed ‘Girls Voices: Speaking Out Against Child Marriage’, the exhibition highlights compelling stories of real brides from all over the world. For details, call 1-300-888-988 or visit www.berjayatimessquarekl.com
2 DINO QUEST
A sensory feast awaits visiting ‘paleontologists’ at Discoveria, Level 4, Avenue K, where 22 museum-quality dinosaur animatronics that move about and roar amidst green foliage are on display. Visitors are invited to take part in the Dino Quest, a Radio Frequency Identification-based scavenger hunt to uncover 10 dino specimens along the trail. Upon completion, they will be awarded a junior or expert palaeontologist certificate. Discoveria is open this weekend from 10am to 8pm. Tickets are priced at RM25 (adults) / RM35 (children aged 17 and below ) for Malaysians and RM40 (adults) / RM50 (children aged 17 and below) for non-Malaysians. For details, call 03-2181 7218 or visit www.discoveria.com.my
3 SAILING REGATTA FOR BEGINNERS
The Novices Sailing Regatta will be held tomorrow at the Royal Selangor Yacht Club, Port Klang. This fun-filled day will see sailing novices assigned to a yacht with an experienced skipper and given basic instructions on the operation of a sailboat. Sailing is expected to begin at 11am and end at 5.30pm, followed by a buffet dinner. Registration fee is RM50. For details and to register, call 03-3168 6964 (Connie) email firstname.lastname@example.org. The RSYC also offers ‘Learn to Sail’ courses for the public. Each course is a two-day introduction to sailing designed for beginners to help them understand how boats sail and the basic skills and manoeuvres required to control them.
4 ‘SUPERHEROS’ BY MPO
Audiences at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas will be taken to a world of superheroes and superpowers with concerts themed ‘Superheros’ this weekend by presenter Alasdair Malloy. The concerts, to be led by French conductor Guillaume Tourniaire, is suitable for adults and children aged 4 and above. The concerts will be held today at 3pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Tickets are priced from RM50 to RM130. For details and bookings, call 03-23317007 or visit www.mpo.com.my
5 SELF-DEFENCE WORKSHOP
Learn basic self-defence techniques from a certified instructor tomorrow, from 9.30am to 11.30am, at Lara’s Place, 3A Jalan 17/45, Seksyen 17, Petaling Jaya. The fee is RM90 per person. For details, call 03 79568768 or visit www.larasplace.my
6 FREE TALK ON MENTAL ILLNESS
The Malaysian Mental Health Association will be organising a two-day intensive programme on Understanding Mental Illness this weekend. Members of the public will be able to gain an in-depth understanding and ways to communicate with people suffering from mental illness. It will be held from 9am to 4.30pm at MMHA centre, No. 8, Jalan 4/33, Off Jalan Othman, Petaling Jaya. The talk will be conducted in English. For details, call 03-77825499.
7 CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
Bukit Hitam Development invites residents and families to join in their Chinese New Year celebration this weekend, from 10am to 5pm, at the Bukit Puchong Gallery, Lot 59244, Jalan BP 7/15, Bandar Bukit Puchong, Puchong. The celebration will feature various performances and activities in conjunction with the Year of the Monkey, such as a Mandarin Drum Act, Dragon Dance, Rainbow Calligraphy and Sand Art Handicraft sessions. An all-you-can-eat buffet lunch will be served from noon onwards. For details, call 03-8068 3388 or visit www.bukitpuchong.com.my
8 GREASE THE MUSICAL
‘Grease: The Musical’, a community project presented by Dama Music Theatre and Selangor Properties Bhd, is happening this weekend at 9pm. The show will be held at the Theatre Lounge Cafe, B1-3A Plaza Damas 3, 63, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Kuala Lumpur. Admission is by donation. For details, call 03-6730 7982 or visit www.theatreloungecafe.com
9 SHARING SESSION ON ALZHEIMER’S
The Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Malaysia will be having its February 2016 Caregivers Sharing Session on ‘Handling Stressful Behaviours and Dementia’, to be facilitated by Dr Esther Ebenezer from 2pm to 4.30pm today. It will be held at ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre, No. 6 Lorong 11/8E, Seksyen 11, Petaling Jaya. To register, email email@example.com with full name and cellphone number. For details, call 016-608 2513 ?or 03-7931 5850 (Jenny).
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