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  • Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018


The Artisan Market and Garage Sale will be held on April 7 from 10am to 4pm at The Star Pitt St in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town. The public can find artisanal products, souvenirs, books and secondhand goods for sale. Admission is free. Call Janice (04-6473388) for details.


George Town World Heritage Incorporated will hold a free screening of documentaries featuring 14 heritage trades in George Town on Sunday from noon to 5.15pm at the Majestic Theatre. Admission is free. For details, call Sim (04-2616606).


Han Chiang University College of Communication will hold its Open Day on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm at its premises in Jalan Lim Lean Teng in George Town. Interesting activities such as Experience the Wonders of Green Screen and Live Campus Radio Broadcast will be lined up for visitors. Details, call Siang (011-36031088) or Wing (011-36021088).


Primary school pupils can enrol in a free Japanese mathematics class from 3.30pm to 5pm every Monday and from 9am to 10.30am every Sunday at the Penang Math Platform at 1, Jalan Kaki Bukit, Gelugor. To register, visit ‘Penang Math Platform’ Facebook page at or call 04-3730796.


Charis Hospice hopes to raise RM200,000 through a Charity Hunt comprising motor and mall hunt on April 14. The motor hunt will be held from 9am to 1pm at SPICE in Relau while the mall hunt is from 10am to noon at Gurney Plaza. Participants will need to answer trivia questions to hunt for the next clue. The fee for the motor hunt is RM400 per team (max four people) while the mall hunt is RM180 per team (max two people). Details, visit or call 04-8279668/011-12466757.


Eden Handicap Service Centre Berhad will hold its Charity Food Fair 2018 on April 14 (9am to 2pm) at the Han Chiang Indoor Stadium in Jalan Lim Leang Teng, Penang. Details, call Derrick (04-2282758), or Elreen Wong (04-2295648).


Shine Like Stars Learning Centre is organising a campaign to promote acceptance of autism on April 28 from 9am to noon at SRJK(C) Sin Kang in Ayer Itam, Penang. Limited seats are available. To register, call or WhatsApp (012-5003030), or visit for details.


Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital will hold a Youth Gives 2018: Caring Through Music charity concert featuring students from various local schools on July 14 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Proceeds of the concert will go towards the hospital’s Needy Cancer Patient Fund (Paediatric). Details, call 04-8923874.


Help4u provides confidential and free email counselling for the personal, emotional and social issues of youths. Visit or


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 04-222 5161 for details.

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