Tuesday August 21, 2012
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).
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 email@example.com or Low Wan Juat at 016-756 6363 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 house 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 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).