Gleneagles Penang’s consultant orthopaedic surgeon Col (R) Dr Vejayan Rajoo will be giving a public talk titled ‘Sports, Injuries and Prevention’ at the hospital’s lecture hall from 2.30pm to 4pm this Saturday. The talk is aimed at helping Penang Starwalk par-ticipants avoid injuries so they can fully enjoy the walk. Admission is free. Details, call 04-2202207/ 103.
STOP SMOKING CLASSES
There will be ‘How to Stop Smoking’ classes at the Penang Adventist Hospital today, Thursday, Sept 10, 11, 12, 18 and 20 from 7.45pm to 9pm. For registration and details, call 04-2227344.
PENANG HILL TRAIN
Penang Hill funicular train services will be closed for maintenance until 12.30pm today. Visitors can opt for the jeep service at the Penang Botanic Gardens. Details, visit www.penanghill.gov.my.
The Temple of Fine Arts Penang, is conducting a free specialist consultation and treatment at the SivaSanta Derma Clinic from 7.30pm to 9pm today at 11, River Road, (next to River Road Tamil School) in Penang. An eye specialist, an orthopaedic specialist and a dental surgeon will be present. Details, call Murugiah (016-4449246).
SPEECH AND CONTEST
YMCA Toastmaster Club of Penang is holding a ‘Humorous Speech & Evaluation Contest’ at the YMCA premises in Macalister Road on Thursday at 8pm. Admission is RM5 per person. Details, call Alex Lee (012-5073089) or Loh E-Jiat (016-4113278).
Queensbay Mall 1Malaysia Mega Sale ‘It’s All About Italy’ Live Challenge will take place this Saturday at 2pm. One hundred lucky shoppers will compete for the grand prize of a 10-day Italy holiday for two. Details, call 04-6198989.
Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital is having a public forum on ‘All About Cancers — Myth, Facts and Making Smart Treatment Choices’ from 3pm to 4.30pm this Saturday at the hospital’s lecture hall in Jalan Bulan, Tanjung Bungah, Penang. Admission is free. Details and pre-registration, call Candi at 04-8932233.
BLESSINGS FOR STUDENTS
The Mahindarama Buddhist Temple in Jalan Kampar will hold the ‘Bodhi-Tree Buddha’ parittas chanting and blessing ceremony for students taking the UPSR, PMR, SPM and STPM examination on Sept 9, Sept 30, Oct 28 and Nov 4 respectively. All ceremonies will start at 9am. For details, call 04-2825944.
Penang YMCA is organising a health talk on ‘The Highs and Lows of Thyroid Disease’ on Sept 12 from 7pm to 9pm at its premises in Macalister Road. Details, call 04-2298276 or 04-2288211.