Events in June

June 2022 EVENTS
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RUN

Olympic Day Fun Run is now open for registration! The 6-km fun run intends to encourage the public to adopt a healthier lifestyle while allowing participants to discover and appreciate the unique charm and beauty of Bagan Luar, Butterworth. Each participant can expect a t-shirt and finisher’s medal. Limited slots are available, so hurry up and register.  

Registration deadline: June 10

Date: June 19

Time: 7am (Flag Off)

Venue: Dataran Pemuda Merdeka, Butterworth

Fee: RM35

Website: howei.com/event_details/olympicdayfunrun

CHARITY

Raise fund for cancer patients while keeping the environment clean at Beat Cancer Together – Plogging for Charity organised by Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital. This eco-friendly event has two components; virtual and physical event. Funds raised from this event will go to the Tabung Kebajikan Penyakit Kanser Mount Miriam to aid needy cancer patients in their treatment expenses. Participants can expect t-shirts and e-certs.  

Registration deadline: June 10

Date: July (Virtual), August 6 (Physical)

Time: 8am 

Venue: Penang Youth Park

Fee: RM50 donation

Website: howei.com/event_details/ploggingforcharity2022

TALENT SEARCH

Penang Youth Development Corporation (PYDC) is searching for talented youths in its Penang Youth Talent Search programme. Youths with various talents such as singing, poetry, magic shows and others are encouraged to participate. Selected youths will have the opportunity to perform at official state events. 

Registration deadline: Now to 26 June

Contact: +6013 541 0973 (Syafinaz)

Email: shafinaz@pydc.com.my

Registration form: forms.gle/uY5wwR9MPRGpsi626

MUSIC

Enjoy two evenings of funky and smooth jazz with Cosmic Jive, featuring members of the Big Band of Penang at Let’s Jazz Again. Price includes one glass of wine or beer and finger food. Additional purchases 20% discount.

Date: June 24 & 25

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: E&O Hotel  

Fee: RM98

Website: www.ticket2u.com.my/event/27406/let-s-jazz-again-at-the-e-o

EXHIBITION

Following the renewed popularity of pottery-making in Penang, come and witness an array of unique handcrafted earthenware products at the Dao Shang Shao – Earthly Investigations 2022 Pottery Exhibition. This Penang-style pottery exhibition is organised by PPC Pottery Centre and is supported by Penang Institute and Artopia Education Trust. Free admission.

Dates and times: June 11 -17 (10am to 6pm daily)

Venue: Penang Institute

Website: bit.ly/3atEdPf

COMEDY

See how Kavin Jay turns two years of lockdown, a total loss of income, and a global pandemic into two nights of absolute hilarity at I Am Sorry I Shouted - Kavin Jay LIVE in Penang! Unlike anything Kavin Jay has done before, this show reveals his more serious nature: from his relationship with his daughter to an unfortunate incident in KL many years ago (that may include a bear).  

Date: June 24 & 25

Time: 8:30pm

Venue: Loft29, Gat Lebuh Gereja

Ticket: from RM58

Website: shoutingatpenang.peatix.com/view

LEARNING

Impress your friends and colleagues with a new language skill by learning to converse in basic Mandarin at the Mandarin Language Basic Class organised by Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang and  Evo Learning Centre. Each participant will receive a certificate. The class is limited to 30 participants only so hurry on up and register. 

Dates: June 11, 18, 25 and July 2 

Time: 3pm-4:30pm

Venue: Pusat Belia, Lebuh Acheh

Fee: Free

Contact: +6016 490 2904(Whatsapp)/+604 2262959/2384 (Mokagathi)

Email: mokagathi@mbpp.gov.my

Website: bit.ly/3z1P39r 

SCREENING

In turn ironic, light-hearted and cruel, encompassing music and ballet, The Paris Opéra turns the spotlight on great passions and tells the story of life behind the scenes at one of the most prestigious performing arts institutions in the world. Catch how the story unfolds in Le Opera at Hin Screening, a collaboration between Hin Bus Depot and Alliance Francaise de Penang.

Dates: June 15

Time: 8pm

Venue: Hin Bus Depot, 31A Jalan Gurdwara

Fee: RM10 (RM7 for AF members)

Website: hinstore.easy.co/collections/hin-screening-with-af-penang


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