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7 Things do this weekend during CMCO: 12 & 13 December 2020

7 Things do this weekend during CMCO: 12 & 13 December 2020

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Text: Melissa Foong

From pop-up dining experience to feasting with a view, here's an idea of how you can fill your weekend itinerary

1. Sip on Jin Gastrobar’s seasonal cocktails

With its reopening in Aurum Theatre at The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley Southkey and Johor Bahru slated for 10 December, Jin Gastrobar is one place you'll want to check out this weekend to feast on three-course festive meals and Christmas cocktails. A limited menu of Jin's best selections will also be available for GrabFood delivery from both locations.

Psst: You can even start booking seats to catch Wonder Woman 1984 previews on 16 December at GSC Alamanda, Putrajaya.

For more information, visit this website.

2. Transform your life with Supparetreat’s workshop

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Image: Unsplash | Jared Rice

It has been such an unprecedented year on many accounts and with December being a time of celebrations and reflections, you can now start 2021 on the right foot by joining Zahara’s workshop on Transforming Out of Trauma. Embark on a 'somatic journey' in this workshop and learn how you can use trauma for transformation and to create purpose in your life.

For more information, visit this website.

3. Feast on a meal prepared by Chef Joeri Timmermans while relishing the panoramic city view

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This month, New World Petaling Jaya Hotel has teamed up with Dutch fine dining chef, Chef Joeri Timmermans, for a series of limited-time, pop-up dining experiences. Expect dynamic menus that blend both Eastern and Western cuisines with eclectic pairings curated by Ngie Kok Kiong, PJ’s Bar & Grill’s mixologist—definitely an experience you don't want to miss out on!

11 & 12 December | 7pm onwards

RM550 nett per person

13 December | 12pm onwards

RM550 nett per person

To make a reservation, call 010-2163810 or email [email protected]

4. Watch award-winning films presented by The Nippon Foundation

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Image: scene from Moral by Marilou Díaz-Abaya

Curated around the theme “One World, One Family”, The Nippon Foundation has presented The True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) that debuted online from 3 to 12 December. The virtual festival comprises 30 award-winning full-length and short films, documentaries and dialogues from 15 countries for you to choose from.

For more information, visit this website.

5. Support your local community vendors at the Sunny Side Up Market

With the #KitaJagaKita initiative that has been going on this year, this weekend's bazaar at Slate, The Row may just be the perfect time to support our local community vendors. Shop for goodies—from jewellery to homemade festive treats—for your loved ones this gifting season! The Sunny Side Up Market welcomes everyone from 11am to 5pm on 11–12 December, so mark your calendars.

For more information, click here.

6. Have a wholesome Christmas meal at Kenny Hills Bakers

Get your phones up and ready to dial because Kenny Hills Bakers has just announced their five-course set menu, specially curated in collaboration with BOSS for this holiday season. The menu includes the likes of Chicken Liver Parfait with Truffle Butter, Classic Lobster Bisque, Kenny Hill’s very own Christmas Turkey, and more. If you’re still not convinced, the first 50 bookings made will receive exclusive BOSS goodies ranging from RM100 BOSS vouchers to BOSS Oven Gloves.

In the spirit of giving back this holiday season, 10 percent of all profits will be donated to The Lost Food Project, Malaysia’s leading food bank.

Available exclusively at the Bukit Tunku outlet from 11–25 December from 7pm onwards.

To make a reservation, WhatsApp +60 12-234 1734 or click here.

7. Stand up for the welfare and wellbeing of the women and girls of Malaysia together with UNFPA Malaysia

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Image: Unsplash | Wylly Suhendra 

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted the socio-economic aspects of Malaysia but it has also revealed fundamental gaps when it comes to the welfare and wellbeing of the women and girls in Malaysia. UNFPA Malaysia has established the Malaysia Women and Girls Forum (MWGF) to review the annual progress of Malaysian women and girls. The live stream on their Facebook page is available to the public from 10am to 3pm on 17 December.

For more information, click here.

For last week’s list of things to do, click here.