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Jump Street Dodgeball Training Night
Happening every Thursday night, put your ball-throwing skills to the test at Jump Street. Gather a team and let the qualified marshalls and coaches of the Malaysian Association of Dodgeball teach you the mechanics of dodgeball (or simply participate for the fun of it). Admission is by normal jumping fee at no additional cost for the classes.
Winter Garden art exhibition
Fourteen of Japan's leading contemporary artists will showcase works representative of “micropop”, a term coined by curator Midori Matsui to describe the unique worldview of some individuals who rearrange fragments of information and knowledge to suggest fresh ways of perceiving the outmoded and banal.
Blood, Sweat, Tears
For his first solo photography exhibition, Antoine Loncle Bonkle will be showcasing works of the burgeoning underground music scene in Penang.
Project Occupy Beach Street
Every Sunday, Project Occupy Beach Street will temporarily barricade major streets adjacent to Lebuh Pantai for family-friendly, community activities that the public can be a part of. This is in conjunction to the state government's initiative for Penang Car Free Day, where everyone can utilize the six-hour, traffic-free space for brisk walking, jogging, biking, dancing and social activities - yes, busking is officially legit. Skip the drive to Lebuh Pantai on Sundays and hop on the public bus to these streets:Lebuh Pantai (eco-friendly zone) Healthy food sampling, car boot sales, recycling station, bicycle station for rent and street market (eco-friendly products and services).Lebuh Bishop (sport zone): Street soccer, basketball, zumba, bootcamp, fit club and other sport activities.Lebuh Gereja (cultural zone) Live music, street performance, historic building tours and street market.Gat Lebuh Gereja (play zone) Children games stall, weekly events (e.g, inflatable, singing, drawing etc.), roller blade.
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The Blue Mansion by Samadhi
A Chinese courtyard-style mansion built on Feng Shui principles
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Historical building with luxurious rooms overlooking the sea
Colonial building with hyper modern, design forward interior