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  • Saturday, 18 Feb 2017


Get a free ICE watch worth RM599 or free one-year video streaming subscription or The Star corporate goodie bag when you sign up for a one-year RM460 bundle package of The Star’s ePaper during a promotion at Gurney Plaza in Penang. The Star booth will open from 10am to 10pm until tomorrow at the mall’s ground floor extension wing. The public can also sign up for a special ePaper package for a month at RM40 and get free passes to theme parks. For details, call 04-6473399 or 016-4105521.


Befrienders Penang is holding a volunteer recruitment drive from 2pm to 5pm tomorrow at the Women’s Centre for Change, 241, Jalan Burmah. They are looking for individuals, aged 21 and above, who are willing to lend a listening ear and give emotional support. Details, call 010-3309150 or visit


Rose Charities Malaysia is organising a public health awareness talk from 8.30am to noon tomorrow at Penang Caring Society Complex in Jalan Utama. Consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon Dr Chua Hwa Sen will give a talk on ‘Falls and Fragility Fractures: How to Prevent Them’. Free admission. Call Angeline (013-3993327).


Penang Book Exchange is operating a booth from 8am to noon at Occupy Beach Street tomorrow. Bring a book to exchange for another book. No time limit, no money needed. Books from children to adult titles available for exchange. Call Gladys (016-6633296) for details.


Asia Community Service will hold its Kacau-Kacau Art Exhibition in Penang from Wednesday to March 2 to showcase the handiwork of members with intellectual disabilities and its artist-in-residence Shogo Ogoshi from Japan. Featuring paintings, masks, collages and puppets, it will be held at the UAB Building at 21-35, China Street Ghaut in George Town from 10am to 6pm daily. Admission is free.


A Miracle Home Fair will be held from Thursday to March 5, from 10.30am to 10pm at the Udini Square in Penang. There will be promotion of various kitchenware during the fair. For details, contact Udini Square management office at 04-2915477.


All Seasons Place will hold World Kidney Day Charity Event on Feb 25 from 10.30am to 7pm at its premises in Air Itam in Penang. National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia (NKF) will give free health screening to 120 visitors on a first-come-first-served basis. A Charity Dance Marathon will also be held from 5pm to 7pm to help NKF collect some funds. The two-hour non-stop Zumba dance registration fee is at RM15 per participant. Each participant will also receive a goodie bag worth over RM15. To register, call Denise (04-8293999).

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