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  • Saturday, 14 Aug 2010

Buka puasa

There will be a buka puasa ceremony for orphans on Sunday at Skudai Parade shopping mall. Besides food and drinks, there will be singing performances to entertain shoppers from 5-8pm. For details, call 07-558 8996.

Chicken rice

New Capital chicken rice (non halal) at Jalan Bukit Ubi, Kuantan is a family run stall for over 40 years old. The braised and steamed chicken are excellent. The accompanying chilli sauce is spicy with a bitter edge from the a calamansi lime zest. Wild boar rendang is also available. Open 8am-4pm, days off not fixed.

Ramadan buffet

Thistle Johor Baru Hotel’s 1Malaysia Ramadan Buffet is available at the Orchid Ballroom throughout the fasting month. Savour the many types of kuihs, appetizers, favourite kampung and regional dishes, barbecued meats and seafood. Entertainment is provided for guests while enjoying their meals. The buffet is priced at RM65++ per adult and RM25++ per child until Aug 17. Starting from Aug 18, prices are RM75++ per adult and RM35++ per child. For reservations, call 07-222 9234.

Tofu delights

Indulge in the rich yet light Tofu Cheesecake at Hotel Equatorial Malacca’s Kampachi outlet. The new cake of the month features the fusion of silken tofu and Japanese cream cheese on a crispy breadcrumb base. For details, call 06-282 8333 ext 3210/3120.

Ramadan bazaar

The Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) has set up some 41 Ramadan bazaars in Bandar Baru Uda, Taman Daya and Kampung Melayu. There will be a wide variety of cooked food as well as fruits and vegetables on sale from 3-7.30pm.


Health campaign

To create awareness about psoriasis (a type of skin disease) and management of the disease, Hospital Sultanah Aminah and Psoriasis Association Malaysia is organising a public forum at the hospital’s Dewan Rose today from 9.30am-1pm. For details, visit www.psorinfo.com.

Charity concert

Music teacher Wai Yin Chin and her students are organising a concert in aid of the Breast Cancer Support Group on Aug 22. The event will take place at Wisma Tiong Hua at 7.30pm and tickets are available at RM30, RM50 and students’ price is RM10. To purchase tickets and for details, call 07-335 7211 or 016-773 0703 (Doris Boo).

Jazz show

The Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) jazz orchestra will take center stage at The Zon Shopping Mall Johor Baru between 8.45 to 11.15pm every Tuesday. For details, call 07-227 4045.

Aerobic session

Head to Danga Bay on Saturdays for the J-Robik session from 7.30-9.30am. The aerobics session is organized by the Johor Baru Youth and Sports Office and is open to the public.

Craft lessons

There’ll be a basic sewing and handicraft class held at the Malacca Cancer Society’s Oasis centre on every Monday from 10am to 12pm. Participants need to bring their own full-scape book, pencil and tracing paper. Admission is RM5 per person with light refreshments. Cancer survivors, caregivers and their families including members of the public are welcome to join. To register, call 06-283 0988 (Miki) or 012-399 7176 (Koh).

Raya fair

The Hari Raya fair is on now at the East Coast Mall Kuantan with Raya cookies, traditional and modern Raya attires, variety of local delicacies and home decorations on sale. This fair organised by the DPMM Pahang is on until Aug 20 from 10am-10pm.

School reunion

The Malacca’s Infant Jesus Convent is calling all old Convent girls nationwide for its upcoming 150th anniversary celebrations on Oct 16, 7pm at Mahkota Hotel. All ex-students are cordially invited to participate in the celebrations. For details, call 016-643 0520 (Audrey) or 019-666 2827 (Janie).

Raya sale

Get your hands on all kinds of apparel such as tudungs, baju Melayu, baju kurungs and children’s Hari Raya clothes at up to 50 percent discount from now until Sept 9 at Danga City Mall’s Raya Carnival. For details, call 07-221 5008.

Warehouse sale There will be a L’Oreal Warehouse Sale at Grand Paragon Hotel level 4 from Aug 13 until tomorrow. Products such as skincare, hair care, body care and cosmetics will be available at clearance prices from major brands between 10am and 10pm. For details, visit www.gmecorp.com.

Sign language classes

The Johor Deaf Association is conducting sign language classes every weekend at their centre between 2-4pm. The centre is located at 64-01, Larkin Perdana 3, Taman Larkin Perdana. For details, call 07-234 9925

Society charity dinner

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Malacca is organising a fund raising dinner and dance night on Aug 30, 7.30pm at Hotel Equatorial. Lead singer of The Platters, Donne Ray Rayford will make a special appearance. Dinner card is priced at RM70 onwards and can be purchased from Vincent Low (019-663 1407).

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