Persatuan Sahabat Kebun Botanik Pulau Pinang Friends of the Penang Botanic Gardens Society

Calendar of Events 2011

Home

Calendar of Events

 

Calendar of Events 2011

January

 

Sat. 15th.      9.00 – 11.00am   How to deco your house plants for Chinese New Year  (Talk, Demo & Simple Floral Arrangement) with Mr. Wong Thim Sung.

Register and pay in advance as places are limited                            

                     Fee: RM20 member          RM30 non member

 

* Note:      Recycling/ Green Craft Session every second Wednesday of the month from 2-  4pm.   Charges will be according to the type of craft.  If you are interested leave your name at Botanika Outreach or email us, we will contact you when the craft session is on.

 

 February

 

Saturday 19th    9.00 - 11.00am Fabulous Flora Tour of Gardens for Brady Technology  Sdn. Bhd.  Guided tour of Botanic Gardens highlighting on the flowering trees, shrubs and plants which are fabulous during this time of the year. 

                                                   

Saturday 19th.   4.00 - 6.00pm  Fabulous Flora Tour of Gardens for Members & Public  Guided tour of Botanic Gardens hightlighting on the flowering trees, shrubs and plants which are fabulous during this time of the year.

                    

                          Fee: RM5 member     RM10 non-member

 

March

 

Saturday 12th.   9.00 - 10.30am  Guided Walk from Eco-stream walkway right into Botanic Gardens.  Tengku Idaura will guide and explain the developments that are happening in and around the Botanic Gardens.

 

                         Fee: FOC for members    RM5 non-member

 

Tue – Sat.         9.00 – 11.00am Children’s Holiday Programme. Open to children 5-12 years.  Register early as places are limited. For all activities meet at Botanika Outreach.

                       

                         Tue. 15/3  Streamlife & Pollution  RM5/pp

                         Wed 16/3 Leaf/Paper Craft (3 types) RM5/pp

                         Sat.  19/3 Fabulous Flowers RM5/pp

 

Saturday 26th.  2.30 – 5.00pm  AGM .  The date and time is tentative, will be confirmed through AGM notice. Please give us your fullest support so that we can have a quorum.                              

 

April

 

Saturday 16th.  9.00 - 11.00am Basic Home Gardening Talk & Demo for JCI Pearl members.   Conducted by Mr. Wong Thim Sung who has over 30 years’ in landscaping and horticulture.  Also open to members and public.

Register and pay in advance as places are limited.

 

                       Fee: RM15 pp

 

Saturday 23rd. Herbarium Workshop: Learning from Plants- A Mohd. Haniff Trust Fund Project 1conducted by our Hon. Secretary Mr. Ben Wismen for children age 10 and above and interested adults.  The fee, time and venue will be confirmed later.

                                             

 

May

 

Sunday 15th  Private Home Garden Visit - Penang Hill. Due to limited places available, please call office administrator to confirm. Priority for members.

 

Tue & Wed  24th & 25th  Penang Botanic Gardens Master Plan Symposium/Workshop at USM Dewan Kuliah A

Open to members and public who are interested in the master plan for the Gardens.  Adult RM100  Student RM50 

 

Sat – Tue 28 - 31st    9.00am – 1..00pm Penang Floral Festival at Botanic Gardens. FRIENDS is taking part in this festival and will be running some children’s educational  programmes for the duration of the festival.  We need volunteers to help run our programmes and man our booth.

                                                    

June

 

Wed. 01st.-      9.00am – 1.00pm  Penang Flora Festival at Botanic Gardens. 

Sun. 05th.        Our programmes includes T-shirt printing, an activity in collaboration with Penang Butterfly Farm and a children’s quiz.  We need volunteers to help run our programmes and man our booth.

 

Sunday 05th.   9.00am – 11.00am World Environment Day Celebration.  In conjunction with WED, FRIENDS will organising a Children’s Quiz Competition on the environment at our Flora Fest booth.  Register at our booth.

 

Saturday 25th.9.00am – 12.00noon Herbs for Health: A Lecture cum Demonstration- A Mohd. Haniff Trust Fund Project 2.  A talk concentrating on the medicinal and therapeutic value of local herbs.  There will demonstrations on how to use these herbs.   Venue and fee will be confirmed later.

 

July

 

Saturday 9th.  7.00am – 5.00pm Trip to Herbal Park Simpang Pulai, Perak.  A day trip to look at herbs grown at the park. Meet at Botanika Outreach. Transportation by van/bus. Fee will cover transportation hire, petrol, toll and insurance.  Entrance fee to park RM2 and food will be on your own.  Register early as places are limited and for members only.

 

                       Fee: RM40 per person

                     

Saturday 30th.9.00am – 12.00noon Herbs for Health: Talk cum Demonstrations- A Mohd. Haniff Trust Fund Project 2.  A talk and cooking demonstration on culinary and therapeutic value of local herbs.  There will be other demonstrations on how to use these herbs, sampling of herbal food and drinks.

                      The event will be held at Botanika Outreach. Register early as places are limited.  Closing date for registration 27/7/11.

 

                     Fee: RM30 per participant

 

August 

 

Saturday 27th. 9.00am – 4.00pm Coconut Camp for Children.  Learn all about the amazing coconut from root to trunk, leaves and flowers at camp in Botanika Outreach. Coconut leaf, shell and midribs crafts, cooking coconut oil from wood fire and coconut food will be served. Suitable for children 8 -12 years. We need volunteers to help run our camp.

 

                       Fee: RM60 per participant 

 

September

 

Thursday 8th. 3.00 – 4.30pm YMCA Int. Rainforest Walk  20 International YMCA participants will take part in this event.  Two volunteers required.  

 

October

This month activities will be confirmed later.

 

November

 

Sat 19th. –  Sun 27th  9.00am -1.00pm Penang Flora Festival – The Orchid Show  FRIENDS is again taking part in this festival and will be running some children’s educational programmes during the festival.  We need a lot of volunteers to help run our activities and man our booth.

 

December

 

Saturday 10th.6.00 – 9.00pm Members’ Get-Together Dinner Venue, programme and fee to be confirmed at a later date.  Members are encouraged to bring a non-member to this event.

 

 

  • Note:
  • Plant Clinic/Talk will be on every first Saturday (9-11am) of the month-register with B.Outreach  2 July’11 – Talk on orchids (maintenance & diseases).
  • Green/Recycling Craft Session will be on every second Wednesday (2-4pm) of the month – register with B. Outreach 13 July’11- Bag printing RM10 (member) 

 

 

 

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

.   

If you require more information and/ or would like to register for any of the activities, please contact us at:

 

Telephone: 04- 2279915

Email:

botanika.penang@gmail.com

 (please indicate activity on the subject line)

Or call into the office

Botanika Outreach

673A, Jalan Kebun Bunga

(opposite Moon Gate)

10350 Penang.

fobgs_logo.gif

Friends of the Penang Botanic Gardens Society