Just Eating Out
The Zon Regency Hotel’s Palm Bistro is offering free flow draught beer complement with American Hard Rock style semi buffet spread from ala carte menus every Sunday. The promotion is priced at RM45++ per person from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. For details, call 07-221 9999.
Chocolate lovers are in for a treat at Mutiara Johor Baru Hotel this October. Diners get to enjoy pieces of bite-size fritters of seafood and chicken dipped in white or dark chocolate fondue. The special creations are available at the Capri the Continental Restaurant daily for dinner all month-long along with other ala carte dishes such as beef tenderloin, salmon and cod fillet and for dessert, the classic Tiramisu. For reservations, call 07-3300 300.
Dislee Cake House situated at Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuantan (opposite Kuantan Plaza) offers a spread of cakes, cookies, breads, pastries, Western and local hot meals. It is open from 9am to 10pm. For reservations, call 09- 515 0026.
Fico Cafe serves hot meals and Western food at Lorong Seri Kuantan 80, Kuantan. Among the favourites are Fico spring roll, Fico fried rice, Stuffed Potato Skin, Buffalo Chicken Wing, Hawaiian Chic Salad, Hawaiian Chicken Pizza, Beef Kuey Teow, Teriyaki Salmon and BBQ hotdog. Opens daily from 10am to 2pm. For reservations, call 09-566 6846.
East Grill Steak House serves Western and hot meals at B62, Jalan Air Putih 2, 25300 Kuantan. Among the favourties are Tenderlion Steak, Lamb Shank, Special Fajitas (Mexican food) with fillings such as chicken, beef or seafood. Opens daily noon-3pm and 6.30-10.30pm. For reservations, call 09-567 6190/ 017-922 1633 (Connie).
Jeff Chang Shin-Che, the popular Taiwanese singer justly known as the Prince of Love Ballads throughout Asia will be performing today in ‘Jeff Chang Happiness Choice World Tour’ at Arena of Stars, Genting Highlands at 8pm. Besides singing, this gifted artiste has even tried his hand at acting, appearing in films like ‘A Pinwheel Without Wind’, ‘Stand In Love’ and ‘Ming Ming’. Among the hits he will be rendering are ‘Forgiving’, ‘Ai Ru Chao Shui’, ‘Guo Huo’, ‘Don’t Tell Him’, ‘Tai Xiang Ai Ni’ among others.
Bring the children down to Dataran Pahlawan today and tomorrow for the Wise Kids Carnival 2010. There will be competitions such as colouring and IQ competitions as well as exhibitions for the kids. There will also be a first aid demonstration by the St John Ambulance. For details, call 016-643 3611/016-643 3966.
The Young Women Christian Association Melaka will be organising a Children’s Day on Saturday October 9, from 9am to 1 pm for the underprivileged children at the premise of the Salvation Army. Goodies will be distributed to the children. Anyone who wishes to sponsor some of the goodies can call 016-6303447.
No plastic bag
Jusco is introducing a ‘No Plastic Bag Day Every Saturday’ campaign from todayin an effort to save the environment. Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own shopping bags when shopping at Jusco in Johor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca and Perak every Saturday.
In conjunction with World Alzheimer Day, the Johor Baru Alzheimer’s Disease Support Association will organise a public forum at Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Baru today, between 2pm to 5pm. Dr. Yau Weng Keong will conduct the session in Mandarin and Dr Suraya in Bahasa Malaysia and English. Registration fee is RM10 per person which includes a free memory screening for those 60 years old and above. For details, call 012-7585 027 (Ng).
Public hospitals in Johor are organising free prostate cancer health screenings in conjunction with the National Prostate Awareness campaign. The public can head to Kluang Hospital and Segamat Hospital today and Muar Hospital and Batu Pahat Hospital on Oct 9 for screenings and consultations from doctors. The sessions is from 8.30am to 5pm. For details, 07-7723 333 (Kluang), 07-9433 333 (Segamat), 07-4340 654 (Batu Pahat) and 06-9521 901 (Muar).
There will be a magic show to entertain shoppers of Skudai Parade shopping mall today. Besides that, shoppers can enjoy kids’ singing performances starting at 3pm. For details, call 07-5588 996.
Get ready for the Oktoberfest at Mutiara Johor Baru Hotel on Oct 16 for a night of music, games and rounds of entertainment. Guests will stand a chance of winning a return air ticket to Germany at the lucky draw. A five-piece live band from Germany will also entertain guests. Entry is RM80++ per person inclusive of a door gift, buffet dinner and one drink. For details, call 07-3300 300.
Those interested in learning scuba diving can head to the Daiman Johor Jaya Sports Complex on weekends for lessons. The scuba diving ranger programmes are specially designed for children aged eight and above. For details, call 019-7493 280(Mark) or visit www. divejohor.com.
The Kuantan Indian Association (KIA) 12 BGM (54th AGM) takes place today at Wisma KIA, Sri Dagangan at 6pm, followed by a dinner at Mexica Garden Seafood Restaurant at 8pm.
In conjunction with Insurance Day, Life Insurance Association Of Malaysia (LIAM) and Namlifa are organising a natiowide blood donation drive at Kuantan Parade shopping complex tomorrow from 10am-4pm. For details, call 019-989 2363 (Frances) or 019-989 1137(Tan).
Head to the Kuantan Parade shopping complex in Kuantan for recording artist Sun Fairy’s performance tomorrow at 3pm. Admission is free.
Looking for new house? Check this ongoing KOTASAS property promotion in Kuantan Parade shopping complex from 10am-10pm. It ends tomorrow.
The Dental Students Society (DENSS) of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in Kuantan Campus will be having a community service programme with activities such as dental check-up, talk, exhibition, oral hygiene instruction and drawing competition at Dewan Yew Hong (Dewan KRT Indera Mahkota Jaya), Kuantan from 8am to 4pm tomorrow. Members of public are welconme to join the event.
Think you can sing? Here’s your chance as ‘Kami lah Bintang’ is holding auditions for both boys and girls between 10-14 years old at Vistana Hotel, Kuantan from 10am-6pm, today and tomorrow.
Have fun at the Karnival Gegaria at Taman Awam Kubang Gajah in Temerloh, Pahang today and tomorrow from 10am-11.30pm. There will be a concert, colouring contest, booths selling goodies, futsal and netball competitions, motorcycle and car exhibition, teh tarik competition, dance performance as well as the chance to meet your favourite artistes such as Hattan, Kat Mentor, Elyana, Nubhan and Sixth Sense band.
The Old Thomasian Association Kuantan (OTAK) will be having their reunion dinner on Sunday at Yuen Yuen Restaurant in M.S. Garden Hotel, Kuantan at 7pm. Rev Bro Paul Clet who was a teacher at St Thomas School, Kuantan in the late 1050s will attent the dinner as he’s paying a visit here until Oct 5. Those who wish to meet him can call 016-894 0630.