The Cassia Half Marathon is definitely an event not to be missed by avid marathon runners. A certificate of participation and a finisher’s medal will be awarded to participants who have completed the run. Cash prizes will be given to top 10 finishers of each category except for the fun run category. The closing date for registration is October 3, so sign up quick!

Date: November 6 • Time: 6.30am
Venue: Stadium Negeri Batu Kawan
Contact: +6014 900 2925
Email: organizercassiamarathon2016@yahoo. com
Website: cassia-half-marathon


The 4th World Tourism Conference (WTC) will bring together world leaders in tourism, high-level policy-makers, specialists and experts from the public and private sectors to exchange ideas and experiences, update their knowledge and expand the existing network for tourism growth and development.
The theme of the WTC 2016, “Tourism Delights: Delivering the Unexpected”, will broadly cover the present and future of tourism, touching on the issues, challenges, best practices, innovation and creativity, mega trends, and predictions on the future of the industry, with speakers such as Tan Sri Francis Yeoh and Tan Sri Dr Tony Fernandes.

Date: October 17-19
Venue: E&O Hotel
Contact: +603 8891 7402
Email :


Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer Don Pedro the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice – a tough task indeed, considering their corresponding distaste for love and each other! Brought to you by Gardner & Wife Theatre, Much Ado About Nothing is a must watch for classic literature lovers.

Dates and times: • October 23 at 3pm, 7pm
• October 24 at 10am
Venue: Penangpac
Ticket: RM68.90
Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722

Food Fair

Come spend your money and fill your tummy for a good cause at the AG-4PAWS Food Fair. 4PAWS is a no kill, no chain, no cage shelter where dogs are treated more like family pets. Expect stall after stall of local favourites such as chicken rice, roti jala and nasi ulam. There are also stalls selling treats especially for your fur kids such as dog food, accessories and toys!

Date: October 23
Time: 10am-3pm
Venue: Methodist Boys School


Karen Lai

Zumba the evening away to raise awareness for breast cancer at the Pink Warriors Zumba Charity event brought to you by FIT ONE Fitness and Nutrition Studio. Proceeds will benefit PINK Penang, a breast cancer support group that provides help and encouragement for breast cancer patients and their families through their various community programmes.

• October 16, 4.30pm at All Seasons Place, Ayer Itam
• October 23, 4pm at Automall, Karpal Singh Drive
Tickets: RM45 and RM25 • Contact: +6012 494 0776 (Weberlynn)


Karen Lai

If you’re interested in turning trash into treasure, join The Magic of Upcycling workshop brought to you by the Penang Green Council. This time, learn how to turn unwanted T-shirts into a unique pair of sandals. Only 20 seats are available, so hurry up!

Date: October 15 • Time: 9am-1pm
Venue: PGC Multi Functional Room, Level 46, Komtar
Contact: +604 250 3321
Email: • Fee: RM10


Syerleena Abdul Rashid

Do your part for the visually impaired community by supporting the I Can See Clearly Now Charity Concert. The concert, organised by St. Nicholas’ Home, features music by Penang Philharmonic Big Band and various guest artists.

Date: October 8 • Time: 8pm • Venue: Penangpac • Ticket prices: RM30, RM50
Contact number: +604 899 1722 / 2722 • Email:



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