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  • Thursday, 06 Sep 2018


The Perak Academy will hold a talk on ‘The Happiness Philosophers: The West and the East – Aristotle, Epicurus and Lao Tze, Chuang Tze’ author Koh Chye Hock at its premises, 7A Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Ipoh, tomorrow at 8pm. Admission is free. For details, call 016-221 3742 (Lum) or email


The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair will be held at Aeon Big Falim from Sept 7 to 9 between 10am and 10pm. For details, call 05-255 2261 or e-mail


The Perak Heritage Society will hold a talk on ‘World War Two in Perak and Malaya’ at Hotel Seri Malaysia on Sept 8 at 2.30pm. Entrance is free, but seats are limited. For details, call 013-424 1917 (Norhisham).


The Perak Palliative Care Society (PPCS) will hold the 5km Hospice Run at Sultan Abdul Aziz Recreation Park (Polo Ground), Ipoh, on Oct 14 at 7am in conjunction with World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. Registration ends on Sept 9. For details, visit


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman is organising an IELTS Preparatory Workshop at its campus in Kampar on Sept 12 and 13 from 8.30am to 5.30pm. For details, call 05-468 8888 ext 2236 (Joyce Loo). For registration procedures, visit


The St Andrew’s Community Church will hold a charity food and fun fair at Glamour Square Commercial Centre in Taman Bercham Jaya, Ipoh, on Sept 15 from 8am to 1pm. For details, call 012-438 8709 (Ang), 012-512 9311 (Rebecca) or 012-481 0922 (Angel).


The Kinta Valley Symphonic Society will hold its ‘Rendezvous’ concert at Dewan Leong Wan Chin, Ipoh, on Sept 23 at 3pm. Entry is by donation of RM50 for reserved seats, RM30 for free seating and RM20 for students. For student bundle package, two tickets will be given free for every 10 tickets purchased. For details, call 017-508 1351 (Yam) or 017-570 7776 (Lau).


The KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital is organising an antenatal class at its Dewan Anugerah (5th Floor) on Sept 29 From 1pm to 5pm. For details, call 05-240 8777 ext 8111.


The state Cultural and Arts Department together with several agencies will be organising the ‘Colours of Perak 2018’ event including dance, traditional and contemporary performances at the People’s Park in Ipoh from March to December every Friday at 8.30pm. On every fourth Friday of the month, the event will be held at Silveritage in Medan Gopeng. For details, call 05-253 7001.


The Perak Cultural and Arts Department will hold theatre classes for children every Saturday from 3.30pm to 6.30pm and for adults every Friday from 9pm to 11pm. Classes in basic dance and music will be held every Saturday from 9am to noon. All classes will be held at the department’s complex on Jalan Caldwell, Ipoh, and are free for Malaysians aged five and above. For details, call 05-253 7001 or 013-280 2884 (Rafi) or visit the department’s Facebook page.

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