Adapted from the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, The Snail and the Whale is a story about a snail who wants to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, experiencing sharks and penguins, icebergs and volcanoes. But when the whale gets beached, how will the tiny snail save him?

  • Date: March 20
  • Time: 10am, 12.30pm & 8pm
  • Venue: Stage 1, penangpac
  • Ticket Price: RM50, RM65 & RM80
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Switching off your lights and televisions for an hour might get boring, so we suggest that you head out and take a walk instead. Show your support for environmentally sustainable action and join the Earth Hour 2015 Night Walk. This three-kilometre walk is set to change the climate, 60 minutes at a time.

Participants will receive an Earth Hour 2015 t-shirt, car sticker, e-certificate of participation and 10% voucher for

Talent Show

Happening every Saturday, Armenian Street's Got Talent is where Penangites showcase their talents on an open stage. You can snack on Nyonya pastries and various traditional snacks from nearby stalls while discovering the hidden actors, singers and performers in Penang.

  • Date: Every Saturday
  • Time: 5pm-10pm
  • Venue: Lebuh Armenian
  • Contact: +604 227 7068
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  • Website: armeniansgt


Usually closed in the evenings, Khoo Kongsi makes an exception for just one night to host An Evening of Lights at Khoo Kongsi. The courtyard will be adorned with lights and visitors will be entertained with cultural dances, acrobatic performances and even a snake artist performance! Stalls of handmade goods and Penang street food will be there to complete your visit.

  • Date: March 28
  • Time: 6.30pm-10pm
  • Venue: Khoo Kongsi, Medan Cannon
  • Contact: +604 263 1166
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The Bungalow Restaurant at Lone Pine Hotel has always been known for dishing out some of the best hi-tea buffets in Penang. Come experience the eclectic blend of international delights and local favourites by paying only RM1 for the person you bring along! This Sunday Hi Tea Buffet at RM1 applies to every two guests, where one dines at the normal rate.

  • Date: Every Sunday
  • Time: 12pm-3pm
  • Venue: The Bungalow, Lone Pine Hotel
  • Price: RM99++ (Adult), RM32++ (Child 6-12 years)
  • Contact: +604 886 8566

Wedding Expo

The Penang Wedding Expo 2015, brought to you by KLPJ Wedding Fair, will be in Straits Quay Convention Centre this month! Visit your videographers, photographers, beauty houses and caterers with your partner to get the best deals in town.

  • Date: March 13-15
  • Venue: Straits Quay Convention Centre
  • Contact:+6012 283 7386
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You read him in school; now meet him in person at Celebrating Cecil Rajendra, in conjunction with World Poetry Day 2015. Come and share the passion and power of Asia’s most pugnacious poet in an evening of verse, wine and music to mark the Golden Anniversary of his first publication, Embryo.

Featuring performances by The Rozells and Gypsy Eyes, the event is also held in conjunction with the official opening of an exhibition of books, paintings and posters, titled 50 Lyrical Years of Passion, and the book launch of Rajendra’s selected poems, Personal & Profane.

  • Date: March 22
  • Time: 7.15pm
  • Venue: Grand Ballroom, E&O Hotel
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Free Movie Screening

Happening every Tuesday, the Hin Bus Depot Art Centre weekly film screening features some of cinema's memorable classics. This retro family-fun time is light on the pocket but heavy on fun, so bring along your blanket, pack a picnic box and head on to Hin Bus Depot Art Centre.

  • Date: Every first and third Tuesday of the month
  • Time: 8pm
  • Venue: Hin Bus Depot Art Centre, Jalan Gurdwara
  • Entrance fee: Free
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