Penang Monthly event - February 2017


Find out how Penang's European pioneers lived – and died – at the Francis Light Cemetery Tour. The guided tour of the Protestant Cemetery, resting place of the early settlers of Penang, including its founder Sir Francis Light, is both enlightening and illuminating.

  • Date: October 25
  • Time:2pm
  • Venue:Protestant Cemetery, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (meet at Little Penang Street Market Information Counter at 1.50pm)
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Home Improvement

Just bought a house and dreaming of decorating it? Then head on to HOMEDEC, an exhibition for home furnishing and design ideas, to get you started.


The inaugural Auto Mall Run 2015 gathers all runners – both seasoned and amateur – from all over the world. Runners will have a chance to enjoy the specially designated route that circles the attractive spots in George Town.

  • Date: October 3
  • Time: 6.30am
  • Venue: Auto Mall, Karpal Singh Drive
  • Contact: +604 264 3456
  • Website: my/automallrun2015
  • Fees:10km Race: RM55 per pax; 10km Team Challenge (minimum five, maximum 10 per team): RM50 per pax; 5km Fun Run: RM35 per pax RUN

Are you ready to rock and run? Dress up and run for a cause along the scenic coast of Batu Ferringhi. Rock to Rock Run is the first charity run designed for runners to dress up, express themselves and be whoever they want to be. All proceeds raised from Rock to Rock Run will be donated to Seri Cahaya Welfare Home.

  • Date: October 25
  • Venues:Hard Rock Hotel Penang
  • Contact: +6013 486 8600
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  • Fees:RM75 per pax

Education Fair

Mint Communications Sdn Bhd is organising its fourth Private & International School Fair (PISF) to present parents the options to choose the most suitable school for their children. PISF is a platform for parents to talk to private and international school representatives about specific curriculums offered and school fees.

  • Date: October 18
  • Time: 12pm-5pm
  • Venue: Hotel Jen
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  • Contact: +60379860070


4PAWS, a not for profit, no-kill shelter for dogs, is organising a Charity Food Fair to raise medical and emergency funds. Through 4PAWS’s continuous efforts, many dogs are kept off the streets; hundreds of dogs have been saved and re-homed with many successful testimonies. If you support its mission, then it’s time to drop by at the food fair. Your contribution goes a long way.

  • Date: October 11
  • Venue: Methodist Boys' School Penang
  • Time:10am-3pm
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Charis Hospice presents a palliative care story through music. Life is Beautiful, From the Very Young to the Very Old is a musical concert featuring Verena Koay, The Messengers choir group and various talented performers.

  • Date: October 3
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: KDU Penang
  • Contact: +604 658 7668
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Penang Institute, the public policy think tank of the state government of Penang, is delighted to announce a new distinguished speaker series entitled The Towering Malaysians Lecture Series. The inaugural talk, delivered by internationallyacclaimed Malaysian harpsichordist and conductor YBhg Prof Datuk Dr Ng Kah-Ming, will take the form of a lecture-recital on the harpsichord, during which he will share his experience pertaining to creativity, innovation and leadership.

  • Date: October 9
  • Time: 8.30pm (Registration at 8pm)
  • Venue: Royale Bintang Hotel Penang


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