Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events 2011
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.
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.
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.
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
Saturday 12th. 9.00
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
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.
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.
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
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.
9.00am – 1.00pm Penang Flora Festival
at Botanic Gardens.
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.
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
Fee: RM30 per participant
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
Thursday 8th. 3.00 – 4.30pm YMCA Int. Rainforest Walk 20 International YMCA participants will take part in this event. Two volunteers required.
This month activities will be confirmed later.
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.
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.
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).
Craft Session will be on every second Wednesday (2-4pm) of the month – register with B.
Outreach 13 July’11- Bag printing RM10 (member)