In conjunction with its 42nd anniversary, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital will be organising Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital's biennial “Ho Chiak” Charity Food Fair this month. All funds raised are in aid of the hospital fund, so head on over to the food fair and let's raise funds for cancer patients!

Than Hsiang Mitra Welfare Association and Penang General Hospital will be organising a blood donation drive. Giving blood is a quick, simple way to give back to your community, so save this date to save lives this month!

  • Date: May 12
  • Time: 9am-2pm
  • Venue: Than Hsiang Mitra Welfare Association


Parents worry about their children all the time. Is your child showing some developmental delay? Are you keen to learn the best way to communicate with your little one? Learn all that and more at Impactful Parenting Series 2: The Science of Early Childhood Education & Development, brought to you by Tech Dome Penang, Whytehouse Education Group and Penang Women's Development Corporation. Lunch and afternoon tea break will be provided.

  • Date: May 12
  • Time: 9am-5pm
  • Venue: Tech Dome Penang
  • Fees: RM50 for individual registration; RM80 for registration in pairs; RM20 for caregiver of child; RM10 for children 7-12 years old. Entry is free for children below 7.
  • Contact: +604 262 6663 (Mark)
  • Website:


Etymologically, the word “checkmate” originates from the Arabic words “shah mat”, which translates to “The king is dead”. For a chance at checkmate, the Penang Math Platform will be organising a Chess Competition for chess lovers! The competition is open to youths under 18.

  • Date: May 6
  • Time: 8am-6pm
  • Venue: Penang Math Platform
  • Fees: RM15
  • Contact: +604 373 0796
  • Website:


After his first solo show You Stupid Or What?! sold out in 2017, comedian Dr Jason Leong is back with a brand new show, Ambitious. With keen observations, witty commentary and fast-firing jokes, this will truly be Leong’s most ambitious show.

  • Date: May 19
  • Time: 9pm
  • Venue: Penangpac
  • Ticket Price: RM50
  • Contact: +604 899 1722 / 2722
  • Website:


The Art Market at Butterworth Art Walk aims to promote a vibrant art community in Butterworth. Be entertained by local talents belting out acoustic versions of your favourite songs, shop for local arts and crafts, and spend time with your children by creating art from recyclable materials. There will also be stalls selling home-cooked food to satiate your hungry stomach.

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