Looking for unique and beautifully carved wooden and traditional batek and ceramic products for souvenirs or home decoration? Check out the Pahang Handicraft Corporation complex at Kampung Pandan II, Kuantan-Terengganu bypass. Opens from Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm. For details, call 09-538 5677.
Zero waste zone
Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) had launched the Zero Waste Zone 2011 and it is MPK’s aspiration to ensure that Kuantan Town Centre becomes a zero waste zone from Jalan Tanah Putih in front of Giant Hypermarket to Teluk Cempedak. For details, call 09-5121 555/666 or log on to their website at www.mpk.gov.my
Mahkota Medical Centre will be providing comprehensive cancer counselling services for free to the public, in collaboration with Malacca Cancer Society, every Friday from 4-6pm at No.76, Jalan Taman Melaka Raya 25, Taman Melaka Raya, Malacca. For details, call 06-285 2931 (Dr Sanjeev), 06-285 2975 (Dr Jayendran) or 06-285 0988 (Michaelina/Koh).
Ballroom dance class
A beginner’s ballroom dancing class for cancer survivors, family, friends and caretakers is held every Thursday from 11am-12pm at a monthly fee of RM10 at Malacca Cancer Society’s Oasis centre. Conversational Mandarin class is held every Tuesday from 12pm to 3pm at a monthly fee of RM20. For details, call 06- 283 0988 (Oasis) ,012-399 7176 (Koh) or 012-323 9300 (Chua).
National Stroke Association of Malaysia (Nasam) Kuantan branch is looking for volunteers to help rehabilitate stroke victims. Nasam, a non-profit organisation, will provide training. For details, call 09-566 8195 or 019-951 0012 (Chua).
Johor Baru Chinese Association holds jazz dance classes on Mondays from 11am-12pm. For details, call 07-278 8999.
Items for recycling
Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation Malaysia Kuantan branch welcomes used items such as metal containers, aluminium cans, glass and plastic bottles and clothing at its recycling centre. The centre is open every Sunday from 9am to noon. For details, call 09-517 2969 / 061.
The YWCA of Malacca is holding music classes at their premise in Taman Aman, Ujong Pasir. Learn to play the guitar, keyboard or drums every Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm. For details, call 016-6303 447 (Carole) or 017-3666 727 (Jeremy).
Breast cancer counselling
Former nurse Tey Siew Kuan offers counselling for breast cancer survivors every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm at the Malacca Cancer Society’s Oasis Centre in No. 76, Jalan Melaka Raya, Taman Melaka Raya. For details, call 06-283 0988 (Oasis),012- 399 7176 (Koh) or 012-323 9300 (Chua).