THE Kulaijaya Lay-by (Southbound) at KM33.20 on the North-South Expressway will be temporarily closed for four months from now till mid-August for upgrading works. Hhighway users are advised to utilise the Simpang Renggam Lay-By (Southbound) at KM54.30, Senai Utara toll plaza at KM19.20 or Skudai toll plaza at KM15.10 should they need to stop for rest and other needs. For details, call 1800 88 0000.
A dialogue session will be held this Sunday at 2pm at the Rajawali Apartment Carpark, Bandar Country Homes, Rawang. Among the issues that will be discussed are quit rent, block apartment insurance, staircase electricity bill, maintenance, and dengue disease. For enquiries and suggestions, contact 016-351 6331 (David Seet)/ 019-331 2623 (Cho)/ 012-288 1498 (May).
Healthy childhood forum
COLUMBIA Asia Hospital-Bukit Rimau is hosting a public forum for parents entitled Healthy Kids, Healthy Family on Sunday from 2pm-4pm at the hospital’s premises at 3, Persiaran Anggerik Eria, Bukit Rimau, Section 32, Shah Alam. Discussion topics include children’s vaccination, children and sports and how to deal with fever. Admission is free. For details, contact Isma at 03-5125 9999 ext 9784 or email email@example.com
TI-RATANA Penchala Community Centre is having a cooking demo, Giving your Taste Buds a Treat this Saturday from 10am-2pm at its premises at No.21, Jalan Penchala, Petaling Jaya. Participants will learn how to cook Pumpkin Kuih and Smoked Chicken with Chinese Tea Leaves. Fees: RM30 per person (inclusive of lunch). The event is limited to 20 persons only. To register, visit www.ti-ratana-penchala.com.my or call 03-7784 9002 (Honey Khoo/ Irene).
Bake sale fundraiser
LEND a Hand to Japan Bake Sale is a fundraising event to help survivors of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. It will be held on Monday (April 18) from 10am onwards at The Junior Academy (FasTracKids), 3rd Floor, Bangsar Village II. All proceeds will go to the Japan Red Cross Society to help relief efforts in Japan. For enquiries, call the academy at 03-2282 2888.
Healthcare reform forum
National University of Singapore Business School KL Alumni Chapter, Malaysian Medical Council and Medex-One are organising the “Healthcare Reform: Issues & Economics of Integration and Reimbursement Mechanisms” forum on Saturday at 3pm at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Admission is free. For details, call 012-324 7642 (Yeoh).
FUNKY Villa at e@Curve, Petaling Jaya, is having a Thai-licious Songkran festival today and tomorrow from 6pm. There will be dance performances and a live band. Free water guns will be given away to customers. For enquiries, call 03-7725 2308.