Wednesday August 15, 2012
Visit Zoo Malacca during weekdays at a discounted rate until Aug 18 from 9am to 6pm. Ticket price for adults is reduced from RM10 to RM8 per person, children below 12 from RM4 to RM2 while senior citizens will enjoy a cheaper rate of RM4 per person. The zoo opens during the day from 9am to 5pm on weekdays and from 9am to 5.30pm on weekends throughout the fasting month. The same ticket price also applies for the Night Zoo, which opens on Friday, Saturday and public holidays from 8pm to 11pm. Anglers can also fish at the lake area for RM30 per person including a Night Zoo ticket. For details, contact 06-232 4053/4054.
Enrol now for the International Chess Open 2012 from Sept 1 and Sept 2 in the 7 rounds Swiss system with a total prize of more than RM3,500 at the Multimedia University Malacca campus in Bukit Beruang. Competition open to participants of all ages from Malaysia and abroad. All participants will also be given certificates of participation. For more details, contact the Chess Club committee members at 017-609 1881 (Soh) or 017-651 4769 (Gan).
Patrons of the Salt n Pepper in The Zon Johor Baru can look forward to eat the 1Malaysia Ramadan buffet from 6.30pm to 10.30pm daily during Ramadan. The buffet is priced at RM75++ for adults and RM40++ for children. For details, call 07-221 9999.
There is an ongoing Metrojaya Hari Raya promotion. Those interested can go to Plaza Pelangi in Johor Baru and shop for the festive season. For details, call 07-340 3014.
BALIK KAMPUNG REUNION
Malacca High School’s Class of 65’ is organising a ‘balik kampung’ reunion, which would kick off with a ‘Boys’ Nite’ on Oct 19. A group visit to the alma mater is scheduled in the morning of Oct 20, followed by a grand dinner the same day. A special ‘brunch’ session is also lined up on Oct 21. For more information, contact Lee Hong Bow at 012-601 0404 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Low Wan Juat at 016-756 6363 or email@example.com.
Come to Plaza Pelangi in Johor Baru for musical Hari Raya Bazaar until Aug 18. The bazaar will open from 10am onwards. For details, call 07-340 3014.
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).
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.
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.
THE 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.
THE 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).
THE YWCA of Malacca is holding music classes at their premises 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).
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).