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  • Saturday, 09 Jun 2018


The Star will hold a UPSR workshop for Years Five and Six pupils in SJK(C) schools on June 30 from 8am to 5.30pm at KDU Penang University College. Registration fee is RM120 each. Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Kam (04-647 3399) or Eileen (012-455 6809) from 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays to register.


Penang Philharmonic Orchestra is presenting Beethoven’s 2nd featuring conductor Ng Choong Yen with Jin Ta on the flute and Bryan Lee Kit Meng on the harp at 3pm tomorrow at Performing Arts Centre of Penang in Straits Quay. Tickets costing RM60 (adults) and RM40 (students) are available at Performing Arts Centre of Penang only. Contact 04-899 1722/2272 or for tickets or Ramesh (04-262 2462/012-485 4733) for details.


George Town World Heritage Incorporated will hold a public exhibition titled ‘George Town: Beautiful and Irregular’ from June 11 to 27, 11am to 7pm (daily except Mondays), at Bangunan UAB, Gat Lebuh China, George Town. The exhibition showcases the living cultural heritage of the city. Admission is free. Details, visit


St. George’s Church Penang will host an organ and choral recital on June 16 at 1, Lebuh Farquhar. There will be presentations by church organists and choristers featuring Joanna Paul, who is a former deputy organist of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Entry is by a minimum donation of RM20. Details, call 04-261 2739 or 016-415 9544 (Jason).


Penang Golf Club Bukit Jambul is holding PGC Durian Fest Golf Tournament 2018 on June 24. A cash prize of RM50,000 awaits the hole-in-one winner. Registration closes on June 18. Details, contact 016-490 9449.


Kids aged 13 to 15 can join the Math Puzzle Camp on June 21 and stimulate their minds while developing teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills. Details, visit Penang Math Platform Facebook page, call 04-3730796 or visit


Chung Ling High School will hold a school wind orchestra concert on June 22 at 7.30pm at Dewan Sri Pinang in Penang. Tickets are priced at RM20 each. For tickets, call Yik Khai (012-6288958).


AIDS Action and Research Group from Universiti Sains Malaysia is organising a workshop ‘Helping LGBTQ’ on June 25 at Bilik Persidangan (C06) in USM Community Science Research Centre. Details, call Norhasliza Mohd Illias at 04-6533655/6565984/016-4356138 or email to aargusm@po.jaring


Penang Free School will hold ‘Your Midsummer Night’s Dream’ concert to commemorate its centenary concert at the school hall on June 29 and 30 at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at RM50 (VIP) and RM30. Tickets can be purchased at


The Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Lecture 2018 on ‘Education and Excellence: Challenges and Opportunities in the Modern World’ will be held on June 30 at Penang Free School at 11am. Datuk Prof Emeritus Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin from Universiti Sains Malaysia will be the speaker. Admission is free but early registration is required. Register by June 25 by emailing or call 04-2815814.


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