Events

Charity

Join the Penang Hospice Society at their Hospice Day 2018 event to raise awareness on its Hospice at Home programme, which provides free medical care in the homes of patients with advanced life-limiting diseases. Expect food, fun, health screening, kids’ activities, exhibition, entertainment, short movies, art and games. All proceeds will go to the Penang Hospice Society.


Festival

Hello trees, hello squirrels, and hello green! Discover Penang Hill’s ecology and history at the Penang Hill Festival. Don't miss out on some of the exciting family programmes such as Rainforest Discovery Talk and Walk, Nature Trail Companion Walk, Walk Down Memory Lane: The Crag/Old Uplands School, local musical and cultural performances, various exhibitions and more.


Kids

The Junior Green Camp is a half-day programme organised by the Penang Green Council and Stellar Events Management. It is specially designed for kids aged between 4-7 years old to raise awareness about water saving and environmental conservation. Children learn to be more proactive and to construct their own understandings through hands-on learning experiences, and learn about water-saving tips, at the same time having fun. Parents are encouraged to join for free too!

  • Date: July 15
  • Time: 8.30am-12.30pm
  • Venue: Youth Park, Penang (Amphitheatre and Field)
  • Fee: From RM10 per child
  • Contact: +604 250 3322 (Najihah)
  • Email: info@pgc.com.my
  • Website: www.pgc.com.my

Art

St. Xavier’s Institution’s Art Department and Parent-Teacher Association is holding an art exhibition to showcase its young talents in art. Aesthetic aims to create awareness in our young artists that art has value and art itself is a career. The art pieces created by the school’s students will be sold and part of the proceeds will be given to the student artist, while the balance of the proceeds will be channelled to renovate the Art Room to create a more conducive environment for the art students.

Renowned local artists Dr Grace Choong, Koay Shao Peng, Shen Ying and Tim Teh will also share their experience and artwork with the students, and will showcase and sell their paintings/artwork as well.


Carnival

The Auto-City Carnival 2018 promises fun, excitement and a little bit of something new for everyone. Expect myriad activities such as Modified Car Competition, Radio Controlled Drifting Competition, Car Showcase, Booth Exhibition, Miss Auto-City Beauty Pageant 2018, Party Queen Makeup Competition, Beauties Parade, Colouring Contest and more.

  • Date: July 6-8
  • Time: 5pm-12am
  • Venue: Auto City Juru

Music

Get your tickets now to catch Sungha Jung live in Penang! Hailed by many guitar lovers and musicians as the finest teenage fingerstyle guitarist in the world, Jung has embarked on worldwide sold-out tours, and performed with musicians such as Jason Mraz, 2NE1, Tommy Emmanuel, and YouTube stars Sam Tsui and Kurt Schneider. Combining spell-binding technique with artistic wizardry, his guitar renditions of contemporary jazz, Broadway and classical tunes have gone viral on YouTube, having been viewed over 400 million times around the globe.


Competition

The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) is organising the Hackfest MPSP 2018 to connect developers, government employees, designers, journalists, data scientists, non-profit employees, UX designers and residents to share and contribute to ways of improving the MPSP’s counter service. Cash prizes of up to RM4,000 could be yours! Let’s think, code, and deploy!

  • Date: July 13-15
  • Venue: MPSP Lobby
  • Fee:From RM30 per team (three to five pax per team)
  • Contact: +604 549 7405 (Abdul Fikri Ridzauudin Abdullah)
  • Website: http://hackfest.mpsp.gov.my



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