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  • Monday, 02 Apr 2018


The Star is organising a Free Rakuten Trade Espresso workshop on April 12 (6.30pm-9pm) at Loft 29-29, Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town, Penang. The workshop is open to those aged 18 and above. The first 100 attendees will receive a year’s free subscription of Starbiz Premium Plus worth RM350 and dinner will be served. To register, please contact Kam at 04-6473399/Loke 04-6473883/Eileen 04-6473789 (Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm). Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.


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. Admission is free. Call Janice (04-6473388) for details.


The Temple of Fine Arts Penang will provide free specialist consultation and treatment at the Sivasanta Derma Clinic tomorrow at 11, River Road in George Town from 7.30pm to 9pm. An ophthalmologist (eye specialist), dental surgeon, an obstetrician and gynaecologist will be present. Details, call P. Murugiah (016-4449246).


Bukit Gelugor Toastmasters Club meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of the month from 7.15pm to 9.15pm. The meeting venue is at Meeting Room 14C, Level 14, Menara IJM Land in Lebuh Tunku Kudin 3. The upcoming meeting will be on April 9. For details, contact Amelia Lim (016-4821338) or Yoong Keat Wei (016-4442411).


The Actors Studio Chorus and Orchestra, directed by Martin Rutherford, will present ‘Choral Favourites – Old and New’ on April 14 at 8.30pm in Stage 1, Penangpac (Straits Quay, level 3A). The programme will include popular choral music from Bach to Verdi and from Mary Poppins to ABBA. Details call 04-8991722/2722.


Charis Hospice is targeting 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 while the mall hunt starts at 10am to noon at Gurney Plaza. Participants will need to answer trivia to hunt for the next clue. The fee for the motor hunt is RM400 per team (max four persons) while the mall hunt is RM180 per team (max two persons). Details, visit or call 04-8279668/011-12466757


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.


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.


Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Ipoh Lane, Jelutong, is organising weekly Hinduism classes every Tuesday from 8pm to 9pm. There is no age limit to join the class. Details, call Sugumaran at 012-4436519.

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