Events

TEEN CHANGEMAKERS CAMP

Calling all girls! Learn design thinking skills to solve social issues that matter to you and your community in the 2-day Teen Changemakers Camp. Those interested must be between 15-17 years old; able to speak, read and write in English; and are interested in creativity, leadership and community issues. No participation fee is required but spaces are limited, so hurry!

  • Registration link: bit.ly/tccapply
  • Date: December 19-20
  • Time: 8am-5pm on both days
  • Venue: Penang Institute, Jalan Brown, Georgetown, Penang (Please contact us if you are in need of transport)
  • Contact: 014 909 2464 (Joyee) for enquiries.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Having put George Town on the map since 2010, the George Town Festival (GTF) remains committed in delivering yet another round of stellar showcases for its 2021 edition. The festival is currently accepting proposals from local and international creative talents who are passionate about high‐quality artistic expressions and entertainment. Venue owners are also encouraged to approach GTF to explore possibilities of hosting the physical programmes at their venues.


PHOTO CONTEST

Get snapping and stand a chance to win prizes worth up to RM12,000! Organised by the Batu Maung assemblyman's service centre, the Batu Maung Photography & Videography Competition 2020 is looking to award truly eye-catching submissions that best capture its beauty.

The competition is divided into four categories: Photography, Videography, Drone and Social Media. But NOTE that participants can only take photos or videos in any or all of the following 10 places in Batu Maung: the coastal area of the second Penang Bridge; the coastal areas of Permatang Damar Laut and Permatang Tepi Laut; Taman Jajar Sungai Ara; Penang War Museum; Sam Poh Footprint Temple; The Loft; Old Teluk Tempoyak Jetty; Medan Ikan Bakar; Bukit Sungai Ara; and the coastal area of Teluk Tempoyak (near the quarry).

The contest is open to all Malaysians and Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) residents of all ages.


SUDOKU COMPETITION

The puzzle Sudoku has deep roots in Asian history, and with many benefits to its name. Organised by the Penang Math Platform, the first ever Penang Sudoku Competition 2020 is aimed at inspiring interest among youngsters and students, and to encourage a culture of Sudoku-playing in the country. The best and fastest minds will be rewarded with prizes!


BLOOD DONATION

Persatuan Penderma Darah 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: November 8
  • Time: 9am-2pm
  • Venue: Dewan Ang Si Chong Soo, 30 Lorong Segar 9, Taman Segar Jaya, Butterworth
  • Contact: +6012 422 8589 (Lee)

NATURE

From storytelling and tea drinking by the Bamboo Garden to live harps and coffee by the Water Garden, Tropical Spice Garden is hosting a sublime retreat for nature lovers of all ages. Among the socially-distanced activities lined up are nature storytelling and planting activities for kids, board games, pop-up cafes and live harp performances.


EVENT

Lock in your slots because Techfest Live ft. Road-To-WCIT Malaysia is coming your way. Enjoy this 3-day global digital tech festival virtually, and through specially curated physical events and live broadcasted conversations, in keeping technology to its promise of bringing good to humanity.


CHILDREN

Let our young learn the value of Mother Nature by exploring the magic of Penang Hill’s 130-million-year-old rainforest. The Junior Rainforest Exploration is a great way for children and teenagers (aged 5-15) to disconnect from gadgets and to connect with Penang’s iconic green lung instead. In adhering to social distancing procedures, each walk is limited to 15 participants. Pre-registration is required.

  • Date: November 15
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Venue: Meet up at Dataran (Upper Station) Information Kiosk at 8:30am
  • Fee: RM50 (Inclusive of a copy of the Penang Hill Nature Trail Companion & Nature Activities at Penang Hill Pelawan Nursery)
  • Contact: +6016 420 1189
  • Info: https://www.facebook.com/NatureWalksPgHill

CLASSES

Keep yourself updated with the latest tech and apps with Digital Penang. Learn to use basic digital technologies like e-hailing, e-wallets, Penang Smart Parking, Facebook and more. Classes are conducted in multiple languages and best of all, they are free!

  • Date: Every Monday
  • Time: 10am-12pm and 2-4pm
  • Venues: Penang Digital Library (135 Jalan Masjid Negeri) and Pusat Khidmat YB Chong Eng (30 Tingkat 1, Jalan Betek Manis, Bukit Mertajam)
  • Contact: +6011 5620 3509
  • Info: www.digitalpenang.my

MUSIC

"Romantic Jazzy Date Night" is a tribute to evergreen romantic jazz tunes enjoyed by music lovers for generations. With masterpieces such as "Sway", "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Getaran Jiwa", it is a special night to relax and unwind to some of the greatest hits by best known talents in the industry.

Led by Jerome Quah of the Northern Jazz Unit and accompanied by musicians from the Penang Jazz Society, the concert will feature vocalist Kirana Kay, Zhariff Zaki on saxophone and Cikgu Zaki on bass.

  • Date: November 20-22
  • Time: 8:30pm
  • Venue: penangpac
  • Ticket: From RM38
  • Phone purchase: +604 899 1722
  • Online purchase: proticket.com.my



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