In conjunction with its 40th Anniversary, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital will be organising the Ko Kah Ho Chiak Ko Kah Ho Liao food and fun fair. The hospital is targeting to raise RM600,000 from this event, so mark your calendar and come join the fun.

  • Date: April 24
  • Time: 10am-3pm
  • Venue: Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital
  • Contact: +604 892 3999 (Keith)
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Charis Hospice, a non-profit organisation that provides free palliative home care services for patients with cancer, will be organising a Charity Hunt, comprising a motor and mall hunt with the theme “Cleaner, Greener, Healthier Penang”. Enjoy answering trivia to hunt for the next clue and ultimately win the hunt! Support palliative care efforts today and sign up for the challenge.

  • Date: April 23
  • Time: 9:15am-1:45pm (Motor Hunt), 11:15am-1:45pm (Mall Hunt)
  • Venue: 1st Avenue
  • Fees: RM400 per team (Motor Hunt, max four persons), RM160 per team (Mall Hunt, max two persons)
  • Contact: +604 827 9668
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The GLO-WALK in the Park is not to be missed. The 5km fun walk will begin with a “Face Painting” and “Magic of Science” show and a “Limbering up with Zumba” session from 6pm. The walk will begin at 8pm starting from Youth Park to the Penang Botanic Gardens (upper route) and back. Expect glow-bands and a lucky draw, and bring along your own glow-inthe- dark items to enhance your look. This event is endorsed by the State Exco for Youth, Sports and Family Development and is supported by MBPP. Proceeds will go to Tech Dome Penang.

  • Date: April 30
  • Time: 6pm-10pm
  • Venue: Youth Park
  • Fees: From RM15
  • Contact: +604 262 6663, +6016 466 6655, +6012 592 2612
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Singapore Dance Theatre’s longanticipated Ballet Illuminations Malaysia Tour returns with a diverse and exquisite mix of classical and contemporary ballet by award-winning choreographers. After two successful consecutive years of performances in penangpac, Singapore Dance Theatre will be making its third annual tour back to Penang to share some of the Company’s best ballets. Prepare to be captivated and exhilarated.

  • Date: April 22-24
  • Time: 2pm, 3pm and 8:30pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Tickets: RM48 for the evening show (April 22-23 at 8:30pm), RM38 for the matinee (April 23 at 3pm and April 24 at 2pm)
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
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There’s nothing quite like the Gertak Sanggul Art Festival, where you get to enjoy a campfire under the Milky Way while dancing to songs and immersing yourself in poetry recital. You also get to catch sketches of the beautiful Gertak Sanggul by Urban Sketchers and talented little sketchers from various schools!

  • Date: April 9-10
  • Time: 4-11pm
  • Venue: Gertak Sanggul Beach
  • Contact: +6016 464 8303 (Engbok)
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The Merchant of Venice, one of the most popularly staged Shakespearean plays, is a tragicomedy that takes the audience on an emotional rollercoaster ride. With its strong exploration of race, religion, the law, justice, friendship, love, gender and marital fidelity, this play continues to attract controversy and debate even in modern staging. Rather than present a play with a neat division between the “good” and “bad” guys, this production depicts human characters that are sometimes good and sometimes bad, sometimes right and sometimes wrong, sometimes plain foolish.

  • Date
    • April 14-16 at 8:30pm
    • April 17 at 3pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Tickets: RM45 for adults; RM35 for students, physically-challenged, TAS/Senior Privilege Card Holders and senior citizens above 60
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
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Brought to you by Penang Free School, follow Dorothy’s adventure down the yellow brick road, along with the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion, in Our Wizard of Oz. Bring your school-going children along to discover why the Scarecrow wants a brain, the Tin Woodman wants a heart and the Cowardly Lion wants courage.

  • Date: April 1-3
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Penang Free School Hall
  • Tickets:
    • April 1: RM25
    • April 2-3: RM30 and RM50
  • Contact: +6017 538 9370
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