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  • Tuesday, 12 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.


George Town World Heritage Incorporated will hold a public exhibition titled ‘George Town: Beautiful and Irregular’ from today to July 27, 11am to 7pm (daily except Mondays), at Bangunan UAB, Gat Lebuh Cina, 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 Saturday 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.


Children 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. For more 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


LemmeLearn is holding a fundraising dinner on June 23 at 7pm at Bayview Hotel George Town. LemmeLearn is a vocational training service for adults with special needs (autism, ADHD and learning difficulties). Tickets cost RM150 per person or RM1,500 per table. For more information, call Indra (017-544 7727).


Women’s Centre for Change at 241, Jalan Burmah in Penang, provides free counselling and shelter for women in crisis. Email or call 04-228 0342.


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