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  • Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018


The Artisan Market & Garage Sale will be held on Saturday from 10am to 4pm at The Star Pitt St. in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town. Call Janice (04-6473388), or Mabel (04-6473867) for more details.


In support of domestic violence survivors, the Penang Island City Council and Women’s Centre for Change are organising a 7km ‘Run with Shades’ on March 11 at 7.30am at Penang City Park. Registration for the run closes on Jan 15 and entry fee is RM50 per person. For details, visit WCC Penang Facebook.


Join the ‘Borak Borak Fund-raiser Nite’ dinner in aid of the Penang Education Charity Organisation on Jan 19 at BoraBora Georgetown in Jalan C.M. Hashim, Tanjung Bungah at 7.30pm. For details, call Jayanti (019-4997988).


YMCA Penang wil start a nine-lesson basic Mandarin course every Wednesday from tomorrow, 8pm to 10pm, a 12-lesson basic Hokkien course every Monday from Jan 8, 8pm to 9.30pm, and a 12-lesson sign language class every Monday from Jan 8, 8pm to 9.30pm, at its premises in Macalister Road. Call 04-2288211 or 012-4263411 for details.


Primary and secondary school students can now apply for Penang San Kiang Association’s scholarships. Get the application forms from the association during office hours at 109, Macalister Lane. Applications must be sent in by Jan 13. For details, call 04-2271604 or email


The alumni of Wawasan Open University pro-term committee will be holding its 2018 annual general meeting on Jan 28 at 3pm at the university lecture room. The meeting is to elect new pro-term committee members. Call 012-4976952 or 012-4688775 for details.


Help4u provides confidential and free email counselling for emotional and social issues of youths. Visit or (1.30pm to 5.30pm on weekdays).


The Women’s Centre for Change at 241, Jalan Burmah in Penang, provides free counselling and shelter for women in crisis. Email or call 04-2280342


Donate blood at the Penang Hospital blood bank from Monday to Thursday (7.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm), Friday (7.30am to 12.15pm and 2.45pm to 5.30pm) and the first Saturday of each month (8am to 1pm). Call 04-2225161 for details.


Join the Ping Shuai Gong free exercise every Sunday from 7.30am to 9am at the Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi in Armenian Street, Penang. Details, call C.T. Khoo (012-4052498).

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