There will be a Toastmasters Club meeting to encourage the public to improve their public speaking and communication skills on Tuesday at 8pm at Room 205, 1st Floor, Disted College, Macalister Road in Penang. Entrance is free. For enquiries, contact Khew (012-5009 418) or Tony (016-4383321).
WORLD BOOK DAY
The George Town Library is organising a ‘World Book and Copyright Day Carnival’ from Thursday to April 23 at its premises in Jalan Scotland from 10am to 6pm. The public is invited to donate books to the library and visitors will get discounts on book purchases. Admission is free. For details, call 04-2293555 or log on to email@example.com.
SMK Convent Green Lane in Penang is seeking food booth sponsors for their ‘Fiesta CGL’ food fair on Saturday. The fair, which is in aid of the school building fund, is from 8.30am to 3pm. Tickets are priced at RM20 per booklet and can be obtained from the school office. For details, call 04-2814842 or 012-4532707.
FOOD AND FUN FAIR
Christian Caring Fellowship is organising ‘Food & Fun Fair 2012’ from 4pm to 10pm on Saturday at the night market in Bandar Baru Air Itam. For details, call Anna Wong (016-4676759) or Lisa Tan (017-4789310).
There will be a state-level Wesak Celebration Day on Sunday at Dewan Sri Pinang from 9am to 3pm. Activities lined up including dana (offering of food to monks and nuns), a ‘Life of Buddha’ stage play and pictorial exhibition, bathing of the Buddha statue and offering of lights. Admission is free. For details, call 04-2277664.
The YMCA Deaf Club will be organising a jumble sale on Sunday from 10am to 3pm at the YMCA courtyard in Macalister Road, Penang. The public is invited to contribute reusable items such as toys, household goods, glassware, magazines, books, comics, DVDs etc. Details, call Rahela at 04-2298276 or 04-2288211.
Penang Animal Sanctuary Society will organise a charity dinner and dance themed ‘Let’s Dance for Love’ at the Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, from 7pm on April 28. Details, call Nornee at 04-2634190 or 013-4304516, or Nancy at 016-4278251.
FREE ENGLISH CLASS
Taman Sri Nibong Residents’ Association will hold free English classes at Jalan Bukit Kecil 2, Taman Sri Nibong, for adults every Thursday from 8pm to 9.30pm. Details, contact H.S. Hwang at 016-4701273.