Friday June 22, 2012
YWCA of Malacca is conducting computer classes at its premises in 547-A, Taman Aman, Ujong Pasir, Malacca. Programmes are conducted in English and Mandarin daily (except Sundays) from 10am to 9.30pm. For details, call 016-642 4982 (Gerardine) or 013-206 5685 (Christine).
FIRST AID COURSES
MALACCA St John Ambulance conducts public first aid and CPR courses by request for individuals and small groups. All courses are conducted in Bahasa Malaysia and English within two days and participants will receive certificates upon completion. For details, call 012-612 3007 (Hoong) or 016-660 2401 (Soh).
New SSM branch
THE Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) now has a branch office in Temerloh, Pahang. It is at No. 15 & 16, Jalan Ahmad Shah, Temerloh. For details, call 09-296 4600/5600 or visit www.ssm.my
Free yoga classes
YOGI Hub in Taman Nusa Bestari, Johor Baru, will hold free yoga classes every Tuesday. For appointments, call 012-727 7768/016-736 3911 or visit www.yogihub.net
PRAISE Family Centre at Jaya Jusco Bukit Indah in Johor Baru is offering a free counselling service on family issues, marriage, personality profiling, crisis and trauma. For details, call 07-238 3952 or 012-736 9553 (Maria Shalina). The centre is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
JB Cantonese Association (Kwang Siew Wai Kuan, Johor Baru) is conducting yoga classes every Friday at 8.30pm for women only at its centre in Permas Jaya (near Jusco). Fee: RM120 for 12 lessons. For details, call Elaine (012-704 3363) or email email@example.com
Bring your family to spend the school holiday break at Mutiara Johor Baru as the hotel is having a promotion of a night’s stay for only RM230++ in a superior room and RM250++ in a deluxe room which includes complimentary of buffet breakfast, usage of swimming pool, gym and pre-scheduled trips to selected shopping centres in the city. For reservations, call 07-330 0300.
Johor Baru Senior Citizens Association is conducting new classes for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and basic Internet every Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 12.30pm at its premises at JKR 583, Jalan Petrie. For details, call 016-717 4345 (Boon Keng) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW POST OFFICE
Pos Malaysia has set up a new office at the first floor of Aeon Jusco Bandaraya shopping mall and is operational every Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 6pm (except first Saturdays of every month and public holidays). For details, call 06-281 0503.
CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA
For only RM3 per entry, children can enjoy the Fun4Kids wet and dry play area near Seleria food court at Mahkota Parade shopping centre in Malacca. The play area is equipped with shoe racks, lockers, dryers and showers. For details, call 06-282 6151.
Segamat Association of Resource and Education for Autistic Children, a non-profit organisation in Johor, needs volunteers to help children for 90 minutes on reading, writing and living skills on Fridays and Saturdays. For details, call 012-755 7075 (Lay Ngoh).
Kean Tao Baptist Church in Jalan Haji Ahmad, Kuantan welcomes children aged five to 12 years to special classes on character building every Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. For details, call 09-513 6059/ 012-618 8171 (Rev Princeton Tay).
Johor Baru Chinese Association holds jazz dance classes on Mondays from 11am-12pm. For details, call 07-278 8999.
THE YWCA of Malacca is holding music classes at their premise in Taman Aman, Ujong Pasir. Learn to play the guitar, keyboard or drums every Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm. For details, call 016-6303 447 (Carole).
WOMAN Integration Shoppe in Kuantan is open daily from 9am to 5pm for the public to donate used items or buy them. The shop is in Taman Mahkota Putra, Bandar Indera Mahkota. For details, call 09-572 9666 (Razilah).
DANGA Bay Petting Zoo in Johor Baru is home to 180 species of animals and reptiles. Visiting hours are from 3pm to midnight with twice-daily animal shows at 6.30pm and 10pm. Tickets are priced at RM10 for adults and RM5 for children.
FORMER nurse Tey Siew Kuan offers counselling for breast cancer survivors every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm at the Malacca Cancer Society’s Oasis Centre in No. 76, Jalan Malacca Raya, Taman Malacca Raya. For details, call 06-283 0988 (Oasis), 012-399 7176 (Koh) or 012-323 9300 (Chua).
THOSE wishing to learn sign language can attend classes organised by Johor Deaf Association at Johor Communication Centre, 64-01, Larkin Perdana 3, Taman Larkin Perdana, every weekend from 2pm to 4pm. For details, call 07-234 9925 (office hours) or 019-732 5100.
KWANG Siew Wai Kuan, Johor Baru holds line dance classes every Thursday from 8pm to 10pm at its activity centre in Permas Jaya, Johor Baru. For details, call Elaine at 012-704 3363 or e-mail email@example.com
MALACCA Historic City Council (MBMB) has opened a new branch at Lot 99 & 100, Zon C, Bazar Kraftangan in Dataran Pahlawan Megamall. Services available include assessment collection, licence and building permit application and city council rentals. For details, call 06-232 6411.
TZUChi Malacca holds a Community Recycling Day on third Sunday of the month from 8am-10am in several housing areas. For details, call 06-281 0818 (Tzu Chi Malacca).
MPK OPENS COUNTERS
KUANTAN Municipal Council (MPK) has opened counters and gazebos at car parks and public spaces all over Kuantan town for the public to make complaints or enquiries. Its hotlines 09-512 1555 / 1666 are operational after office hours up to 11pm on weekends and public holidays. For details, call the Complaints Unit at MPK quarters.
WATERCRAFT Gallery in Pulau Beram (a small island in Pahang River opposite Pahang State Museum in Pekan) will showcase a range of water crafts, models of a fishermen’s houses and floating huts. It is open from 9am to 5.30pm daily except on Mondays. Admission is free.
FREE HEALTH TESTS
THE Heart Unit of St John Ambulance Malacca will give free ECG and blood sugar tests to members of the public aged 35 years and above on every first and third Friday of the month from 8pm to 9pm at A-3, Block A, Taman Siantan, Tengkera. For details, call 016-668 9327 (Meow) or 012-607 7721 (Crystal).
ARULMIGU Rajamariamman Devas-thanam Temple at Jalan Kuil in Johor Baru organises free yoga classes every Tuesday at the temple hall between 7.30pm and 9pm. For details, call 07-223 3989.