Perak Academy will hold a talk on The Larut Wars: Long Jaafar, Ghee Hin and Hai San presented by Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim on Jan 16 at the New Club, Taiping at 7.45pm. The talk focuses on the Silver State’s modern history, covering conflicts with the aim to control the tin mines. The ticket fee is RM25, inclusive of dinner. For reservations, call Leong Hua Kooi (019-570 3655) or Tan Hooi Ming (012-501 4323).
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Perak Campus will hold a Torch Run at its campus in Kampar on Jan 14 from 6.30am to 11.30am. The event is open to public and closing date for registration is Dec 30. For details, call 03-7958 2628/7136 or 05-468 8888/2511/2235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.utar.edu.my
Open University Malaysia will hold a preview for those interested in furthering their studies part-time at Diploma, Bachelor, Master and PhD levels at Open University Malaysia, 71, Jalan Lim Bo Seng, Ipoh, on Jan 8 from 10am to 4pm. For details, call 05-254 6006 or 05-249 0920.
Wonderful Creamery Sdn Bhd is offering free ice-cream and product promotion at its premises in First Garden, Ipoh on Jan 1 from 9am to 4pm in conjunction with the New Year. For details, call Abby Leong at 016-543 0297.
Artist Loo Win will hold his sixth solo art exhibition “Enchanting Landscape of Perak” at Garden Villa, No 5. Jalan Raja Dr Nazrin Shah (formerly Jalan Gopeng), Ipoh from Jan 14 to 19. For details, call 016-553 3027.
FREE HEALTH CONSULTATION
Pantai Hospital Ipoh General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery Clinic will have free consultation for colorectal and anorectal problems on Jan 14 from 8.30am to 1pm. For details, call 05-540 5668 or 05-540 5712.
The Ipoh Orchid Society is holding an orchid exhibition at Tesco Station 18, Pengkalan from now until Jan 1, from 9am to 9pm. Admission is free.