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Motorsport carnival

Bring your family and friends to the Danga City Mall Motor sport carnival 2012 in Johor Baru today. Car enthusiasts can enjoy the modified car competition, Audio system demonstration, light demonstration and many more during the carnival, which will begin at 10am onwards. For details, call 07-221 5008.

Games exhibition

Bring your children to the Cosplay and games exhibition at Skudai Parade in Johor Baru today. The exhibition will start at 11am. For more details, call 07-558 8996.

In harmony with beauty

True Harmony will be having their beauty hair product promotion at Sutera Mall in Johor Baru today. The promotion will start from 10am onwards. For details, call 07-558 9009.

Wedding promo

Couples scouting for wedding packages can come to Sutera Mall here in Johor Baru today for the Palacio wedding promotion. The promotion will start from 10am onwards. For details, call 07-558 9009.

All in the kitchen

Visit Sutera Mall in Johor Baru and buy kitchen equipment at the Kitchmate kitchen appliance promotion today. Shoppers can go to the mall from 10am onwards. For details, call 07-558 9009.

Conquer the mountain

The highest point in Peninsular Malaysia, Gunung Tahan – ‘gunung’ means mountain and ‘tahan’ means endure – stands at 2,187 metres and is located within Taman Negara. Part of the Tahan Range, the mountain is popular among local climbers and a certain level of stamina is required to scale Mount Endurance as it is considered by many to be the one of the toughest treks in the peninsula.

Animal world

This popular privately-owned nature attraction in Bukit Rengit, 25km from Temerloh town is set within the pristine and verdant Krau Forest Reserve. It is divided into two attractions - The Deerland Park of Lanchang and the Deerland Animal World. The Deerland Animal World keeps a variety of wildlife in an environment that replicates their actual habitat. Visitors can get up close to the animals, which include ostriches, and the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos Malayanus). The Deerland Park houses more than 30 Indonesian deer (Cervus Timorensis). It offers visitors more activities, including camping, herb identification tour (about 40 species of rainforest herbal plants), jungle trekking, ‘flying fox’ facility, jungle cooking demonstration, jungle survival, and bird watching. Opens from 10.30am-5.30pm and closed on Fridays.

AGM coming soon

The Past Pupils’ Association (PPA) of Melaka’s Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus will be holding its annual general meeting at the school’s premises in Jalan Banda Hilir on Saturday, April 21, 2012 commencing at 2.00pm. All convent alumni members are welcome to attend. For further details, contact Dr. Irene Leong (012-392 2080.

Charms of Lake Chini

In the southern part of Pahang about 100km from Kuantan and 60km west of the Royal Town of Pekan lies one of Pahang’s unique attractions. — Lake Chini, a group of 12 freshwater lakes. Legends and folklores enshroud the lake with a mystical aura. Lake Chini is said to be the site of a submerge Khmer City, guarded by mythical creature. In August and September, the lake is filled with thousands of white and pink lotuses. A host of activities can be enjoyed here such as boat ride and for fascinating experience visit the orang asli settlement and take home unique handicraft.

Night buys

The night market in Kuantan today will be at the Jalan Gambut and Kg Sungai Isap while tomorrow it will be in Taman Gelora. It starts at 4pm to 10pm.

Reunion dinner

The biennial reunion dinner in conjunction with the 132nd St. Francis Institution anniversary will be held today at the school quadrangle in Jalan Banda Hilir commencing at 7.30pm. Those interested to purchase dinner cards (RM50 per person) or make reservations, contact Bro Ambrose Loke (012-681 8844), Phillip Tay (012-623 1678) or Thomas Tay (019-666 4180). Those outside Malacca, contact Tan Chin Shu (012-210 1281), Mahendran Kutty (016-306 1839) or Michael Cho (016-221 2681).

Class reunion

Calling all ex-Malacca Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus class of 1979 to attend a birthday bash today at the Renaissance Melaka Hotel from 6pm to 11.30pm. There will also be a walkabout at the school premises the following day in the morning. For details, contact Tan Lay Choo (012-355 3615) or Liz Lopez (012-236 2355).

Re-live history (pix)

Muzium Sungai Lembing in Kuantan has historical record of tin-mining activities. It is open daily from 9am to 5.30pm, except on Mondays. On Fridays, it is open from 9am-noon and 2pm-5pm. Entrance fee is RM1. Free for students in school uniform and children under 12 years old. For details, call 09-541 2378.

Night Zoo

The Nite Zoo at Taman Teruntum in Kuantan where the public can get to view nocturnal animals and animal shows such as crocodiles and snakes from 8pm to 11pm. Tonight there will be a culture and arts performance from 8.30pm-10.30pm. Entrance fee is RM2 for adults and RM1 for children.

Show on ice

Resorts World Genting will entice and charm with its resident show — “Freeze” at the Genting International Showroom. This latest show on ice will take you on an emotional journey through a combination of visuals, sounds and movement, meant to evoke memories from the past and present as well as thoughts of the future. Expect a top-notch performance as only performers who belong to the creme de la creme are hand-picked to participate. Come and experience as your memories are captured on ice. This ongoing show until Sept 3 will connect with each and every one of the audience emotionally through the engagement of the spectators’ senses. It starts at 9pm.

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