Cultural and sporting events are taking place at Sutera Mall Johor Baru today and tomorrow with traditional Indian dance performances from 8pm and 3pm, respectively to welcome the Festival of Lights or Deepavali. The “Little Saree Queen” competition will also be held tomorrow at at 2pm. The event is open on the first-come first-serve basis for girls below 15 years old limited to only 20 participants. Tomorrow, there will be AND1 Streetball Challenge with live matches held at the north open car park of the mall. Details, call 07-558 9009.
IOI Mall Bandar Putra Kulai is organising a colouring contest for children aged between four and 12 years old tomorrow in conjunction with Halloween Day. Winners will walk away with gift hampers worth up to RM100. To register please call 07-599 9929.
FOR ORCHID LOVERS
Ochid lovers will find the orchid nursery at Taman Pertanian Jubli Perak in Indera Mahkota, Kuantan, a delight. There are a variety of orchids available including the king of all orchids, Grammatophyllum scriptum, also known as the tiger orchid. It is open from 9am to 5.30pm from Monday to Thursday and 9am to 6pm on weekends. It is closed on Friday. For a personal tour, call entrepreneur Abdul Rahim Ibrahim at 019-966 0928 or 013-9090 928.
FRESH FROM FARM
Residents of Kuantan are welcome to buy fresh vegetables, chicken or meat, fish, fruits or others at the Pasar Tani Mega located at the UTC Pahang parking lot from 7am to 1pm tomorrow.
Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh and the Melaka Cancer Society are co-organising a health talk on cancer in conjunction with Pink October on Oct 26 from 2pm to 4.30pm at Melaka Cancer Society premise at 76, Jalan Melaka Raya 25, Taman Melaka Raya. Topics include ‘Overview of Breast Cancer Management’ by Dr Daniel Wong and ‘Post Mastectomy Rehabilitation’ by senior physiotherapist Nor Haliza Abdul Halim. Those interested should bring along exercise mat and dressed in sports attire for the session. Free admission and door gifts are given for the first 70 participants. Details, Rani 016-663 6674.
Rays Lighting at Jalan Bukit Ubi in Kuantan is having a sale on selected items, while stocks last. Among the products offered include pendant light, chandelier, table lamp, ceiling light, wall light, fans, outdoor pillar light, floor lamp and many more. (09-515 6828).
For this Raya Aidiladha, Mydin Kuantan is offering 50% on attires for men, ladies and children. Drop by to Mydin outlet to enjoy the great offers.
Bring your kids for a fun-filled day at the first Angry Bird public playground in South-East Asia. The playground is set in conjunction with the Galleria@Kotaraya Kids Day today. The Angry Bird Activity Park features many interactive games and activities for children. For more information please call 07-224 7568.
In conjunction with its grand opening this weekend at Johor Baru City Square shopping mall, Jean Yip Hub is offering a customised facial treatment for ladies at only RM28. Also taking place at the mall on the weeks is the property show by Seri Alam Properties Sdn Bhd. Those looking for residential, commercial and industrial properties visit the event to make their choice. Details contatct 07-226 3668.
SAM HUI RETURNS
‘Father of Cantopop’ Sam Hui Koon-Kit returns to Malaysia to stage his ‘Encore’ concert tonight at the Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting. The veteran singer remains one of the all-time favourite Cantopop artistes. Sam recorded 23 Cantonese albums and four English albums before calling it quits in 1992. However, with the untimely demise of his fellow contemporary singers, Leslie Cheung and Anita Mui, Sam Hui staged a comeback with sold-out concerts across the world including Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China. Don’t miss to meet him tonight in person at the concert, 8.30pm.
Just Eating Out
Savour the special Nyonya Steamboat for two with homemade broth boiled from selection of herbs, spices and fresh ingredients specially prepared by Chef Rubayah at Hotel Equatorial Malacca’s Seri Nyonya Restaurant. Available daily for lunch from 12pm to 2.30pm and dinner from 6.30pm to 10.30pm and priced at RM55++ per set for two people. For reservation, contact 06-282 8333 ext 3380.
WILD WILD WEST
Enjoy the Wild Wild West Buffet Dinner at Philea Resort & Spa in Malacca with char-grilled beef and lamb, duck fillet, chicken skewer, marinated quail and many more that are prepared to perfection by culinary experts. Available every Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 10.30pm and priced at RM69++ for adult and RM38++ for children. A 50% off is given for senior citizen and birthday girl or boy. For reservations, contact 06-289 3399
Restoran Pak Su at Jalan Beserah in Kuantan, Pahang is one of the famous seafood restaurant along the Beserah beach. Many of the celebrities from local and overseas have patron here before. Out of all the dishes served, the best is the stuffed crab which they remove the shells and put it back to the shell and fry it with added sharks fin. Try also the Garoupa fish deep fried and showered with asam gravy, fried sotong with dry chili, seafood noodle Stuffed Crab, Cheese Lobster, Paksu Beancurd, Vietnamese Prawn and lot more. For reservations, call 09-544 8025 or visit www.paksu-seafood.com.my