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  • Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018


Sian Chye Tong Temple’s Youth Section is holding a filial piety celebration in memory of departed ancestors at its premises at 395, Hye Keat Estate, Ayer Itam from now to Sept 1. There will be daily offerings of vegetarian food, fruits, flowers and chanting of prayers. A day-long special prayer session will be conducted by monks and placing of paper tablets in the ‘Say Hong Chun’ (paper ship) before they are burnt on Sept 1. For more details, call 04-8283296 or Linda (010-3372747).


The Eurasian community of Penang will celebrate the Eurasian Heritage Fiesta 2018 at St Xavier’s Institution, Lebuh Farquhar, Penang, on Saturday and Sunday. The programme will start at 2pm on Aug 18 with a talk and forum on ‘Quo vadis Penang Eurasians?’ followed by the launching at 4.25pm. Admission is free. Details, call Mavis (016-4118044) or Sabrina (012-344 2028).


MySkills Foundation will organise Miracle on Wheels — Bhagavad Gita & Ramayana On Wheels on Sunday to raise funds for MySkills Foundation Campus. The show will be held from 7.30pm to 10pm at Dewan Sri Mutiara, Politeknik Seberang Prai. It will also feature talents by people with special needs from India. Entrance is by invitation. Details, call Nuweeta (016-4394055), or Pradaini (016-4079350).


The #JomENJOY Food & Fun Fair will be held at the Church of Divine Mercy in Sungai Ara from 9am to 3pm on Sept 1. Proceeds will be used to build a free learning centre and community hall. To purchase tickets at RM20 per coupon, call 04-646 6881. They can also be bought at the fair. Details, visit or the Church of Divine Mercy Sg Ara Facebook.


Family Hope Welfare Association will hold its annual charity dinner at Rainbow Paradise Hotel in Tanjung Bungah on Sept 8 from 7pm to 10pm. Proceeds will be used to support charity projects. Tickets are priced at RM100 each. Call Timothy (016-486 7130) or Peter (013-484 5522) for details.


The Church of The Holy Name of Jesus, Balik Pulau will host a fundraising dinner at 7pm on Sept 16 at SJK(C) Chong Teik for the restoration of the 164-year-old church. Tickets cost RM40 per person or RM400 per table. Donations and sponsorships are welcome. For details, call Alphonse Law (012-578 8183) or Michael Yip (016-457 0561).


Convent Butterworth Ex-Students Association is organising a dinner to mark SMK Convent Butterworth’s 88th anniversary on Sept 16 at the Safira Country Club, Seberang Jaya, from 7pm. Tickets are available at the school or call Khasturi (019-446 9296) or Sukavani (019-481 3921).


Penang Club will be organising a Charity Food & Fun Fair by-the-sea in conjunction with its 150th anniversary celebration. The event will be held on Sept 29 from 11am to 3pm. There will be more than 100 types of homemade and hawker delights along with books, groceries, and clothes. All proceeds will be donated to the Penang Hospice and Penang Handicapped Centre. For enquiries or to buy tickets, call 04-2277366.


There will be a Storytelling Technique Workshop for children starting from 8.30am to 1.30pm on Oct 28 at Penang Institute in Jalan Brown. Log in to to register or email

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