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Safe home campaign

JOHOREANS leaving their home during the school holidays from May 30 to June 14 can take part in the Safe Home Campaign. The campaign, which started three years ago, has been successful with the participation of thousands of residents statewide. They are encouraged to fill a form to inform the police to visit and patrol around their homes when they are not around. This is a community service by the police, the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Danga Bay and The Star. The forms are available at all police stations and district police headquarters in Johor, the IRDA office in Danga Bay, Danga City Mall and The Stars Johor Bureau at Jalan Maju. For details, call 07-2212999 or 07-3315666.

Traffic disruption

THERE will be temporary traffic disruption for 12 months due to commencement of construction work on Jalan Tebrau located close to the Pandan Interchange and the North South Expressway (PLUS) of the Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) Expressway. Road users are advised to be careful and always adhere to warning as indicated in the road notice. For details, call Traffic Monitoring Centre at 1800-88-7752.

Jumps and tumbles

Acrobatic Show by the Asia Village and International Cultural Interaction Sdn Bhd until June 14 daily, except June 13. There will only be one show on weekdays at 8.30pm; and two shows on weekends at 5.30pm and 8.30pm. Entrance ticket for adult is RM10, RM5 for children. For more details, call Chua at 014- 665 5151.

Wushu theatre

LEE Wushu Arts Theatre presents an experimental wushu theatre show from June 12-14. The tickets are priced at RM15 and available at Popular Book Store in City Square Johor Baru; Plaza Pelangi in Johor Baru, Skudai Parade and Harris in Tebrau City. For enquiries, call 016-7159193, 012-7388162, or 07-5113013.

Computer classes

JOHOR Baru Senior Citizens Association is conducting classes on Microsoft Word and Excel every Tuesday from 9.30am to 11am at its premises in JKR 583, Jalan Petrie, Johor Baru. For details, call Soon Boon Keng at 016-717 4345 or Thong Kam at 012-771 2736 or email

Art show

THE Iskandar Malaysia Contemporary Art Show 2009 is being held at level 4 of Danga City Mall, Jalan Tun Razak, Johor Baru. The exhibition is open daily from 10am to 10pm until June 14. More than 1,000 art pieces by 100 artists is on display. Admission is free.

Character building

KEAN Tao Baptist Church in Jalan Haji Ahmad welcomes children (5-12) to classes on character building every Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. For details, call 09-513 6059 or 012-618 8171 (Rev Princeton Tay).

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