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  • Saturday, 07 Apr 2018


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


The Star is organising a free Rakuten Trade Expresso 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. Go to for online registration or contact Kam (04-6473399), Loke (04-6473883) or Eileen (04-6473789) (Mon-Fri, 9am-5.30pm).


The Fair 2018 will be held from April 12 to April 15 at Queensbay Mall offering exclusive deals for investors and homebuyers. Visitors can look forward to winning latest Samsung S9 and other fabulous prizes in the daily contests with the purchase of a copy of The Star newspaper. The four-day event is open to the public from 10.30am to 10.30pm daily. Admission is free.


The Heng Ee High School Chinese Orchestra will hold a ‘Echoes of the Heart’ concert today at the Dewan Sri Pinang in Penang at 7pm. Tickets are priced at RM15 for students, RM20 for the public and RM50 for VIPs. For tickets, call Felice (017-5814572), or Wei Yin (018-4014517), or Ling Chie (017-4317793).


Penang Math Platform is conducting free Japanese Maths Classes (in English) at its premises at No 1, Jalan Kaki Bukit, Gelugor, Penang for children aged six and seven only. There are only two classes left – on Sundays from 10.30am to noon, and on Mondays from 6.30pm to 8pm. Children will have a chance to learn mathematics the fun way. Enquiries and registration, call 04-3730796 or visit


Penang Hui Yin Seh Metta Blood Donation Group will hold a blood donation campaign tomorrow from 9am to 1pm at Wisma Hui Yin, at 30, Lintang Paya Terubong 3. Call Thum (016-4980139) for details.


The Chaiya Mangalaram Buddhist is organising the annual Songkran Water Festival at the temple premises at Lorong Burmah, Penang at 10am on April 13. The event will be officiated by the acting Consul-General of Thailand Sukoom Somprasonk.


Penang YMCA will hold a 12-lesson Chinese Calligraphy course at its premises in Macalister Road from 8pm to 9.30pm on Mondays, starting from April 17. For details or registration, call 04-2288211 or 012-4263411.


Teachers Christian Fellowship in Penang will be having a Penang Teachers Day celebration and dinner on April 21 from 4pm to 7.30pm at the Re-Spa Recreation Banquet Hall located at the Level 3 of Menara MBF, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Penang. The speaker Ruth Cheah will speak on ‘Teaching, a Dream Job with God’. Tickets are sold at RM35 each. For more details, call Queenie (016-4833775), Grace (016-4835463), or Boon Chye (011-20485022).

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