City watch

Closure at highway 

MOTORISTS travelling on the BESRAYA Highway are to take note that part of the highway at Km13.5 from Jalan Kuchai Lama's direction will be closed until April 21 to facilitate the “pilling'', “pile cap'' and “column'' works for the new ''Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya Highway'' project. For enquiries, call 1-800-88-0999. 


Lupus awareness campaign 

SRI Cempaka Damansara Prefects Board, Persatuan Anak Penyayang Sri Cempaka and Malaysian SLE Association are organising an awareness and fund-raising campaign in aid of Lupus sufferers in Malaysia. A day-long charity bazaar will be held at 1 Utama shopping complex from 11am to 7pm on Saturday. There will be performances by students of Sri Cempaka School and two local bands to entertain the crowd. 


Calling volunteers 

HOSPITAL Kuala Lumpur (HKL) is inviting volunteers to register at its Medical Welfare Department. Activities include handicraft, a mobile library and visiting lonely patients. For details, call voluntary service co-ordinator Leong at 016-498 4908 or Bibi at 012-391 0567 before March 18.  


Floral fashion show 

INTERNATIONAL Floral Design and Education Association will hold gala dinner-cum-floral fashion show at Grand Plaza Park Royal Hotel on Sunday, at 8.30pm. For details, call 017-885 9972. 


Charity bazaar 

KIWANIS Club of Petaling Jaya will hold a charity bazaar at Kompleks 3K Subang Jaya on March 19 between 9am and 4pm. The proceeds will be channelled to The National Autism Society of Malaysia and the Thalasaemia Society of University Hospital. For details, call 03-7728 8823 (Sonia) or 03-4023 6698 (Alicia).  


Cycling programme 

CHILDREN aged between five and 11 years can look forward to a fun-filled ''Cycle Safely Programme'' and learn traffic signs, the correct way to wear a bicycle helmet, practice safe riding and lots more held at Great Eastern Mall, Jalan Ampang, KL, on Saturday, between 10.30am and 2pm. For details, call 012-288 5067 or e-mail: to register by today.  

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