Metro Watch


The National Kidney Foundation is inviting members of the public to a playing of Butterfly Lovers (in Mandarin, with English narration and subtitles) on Oct 19 at 3pm at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (KLPAC). Funds that will be raised for the foundation via ticket sales will be channelled towards aid of kidney disease and kidney patients in Malaysia. Tax exempt receipts will be provided for all purchases. For details, contact 012-623 1986 or visit


Focus on the Family Malaysia will be organising a two-day event specially crafted for married couples called Marriage Weekend with Dr Greg Smalley and on Oct 11 and 12 at Tropicana Golf & Country Resort. It will take the form of a Date Night on the first day then as a Marriage Conference the next day. For details, visit or call 03-7954 7920.


USJ Eye Specialist is organising a free eye screening on Oct 6 at Summit USJ, Subang Jaya shopping mall. There will be free eye screening and consultation for the public, these include vision check, glaucoma check and counseling by consultant ophthalmologist. For details, call 03-8011 8033 or 012-406 8033, or email to


BIB Malaysia and the Association of Child Care Providers is organising “Hug Your Baby” program, an evidence-based program that gives new and innovative skills to help parents understand their baby’s behaviour. The program will be held at KPJ Klang on Oct 11 and 12. To register, visit


Centre For Pranayoga and Self Transformation is organising Breat Cancer Awareness Program on Oct 19 and 20 at 11am at Zenith Corporate Park, Block D, Unit 41-1, Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya. For details, call 012-974 2028 or 03-7887 1028 or visit


The New Pantai Expressway will be temporarily closed to the public on Oct 20 in conjunction with the Adidas King of the Road marathon. The closure will be from 3am to 11am. For details, call NPE info line at 1-300-88-1010 or 03-7783 8800.


Ampang Jaya Municipal Council is having a local fruit fest now until Nov 30 from 3pm until 10pm at Padang Perbandaran, Pandan Indah and Hata Square, Pandan Mewah. For details, call 03-4297 8271.


Sultan Abdul Samad PJ class of 1976 (Lower 6 Arts and Science) and 1977 (Upper 6 Arts and Science) is having a lunch get together on Oct 26. For details, contact 012-218 0928.


CHIJ Main Convent Ipoh Class of 1970 is having a 60th birthday and reunion dinner at One World Hotel Chinese Restaurant on Oct 12 at 7pm. For details, call 016-274 3125.