PGIGCE 2019 Activities

GRAB A FREE PLANT

10 am to 10 pm

We encourage everyone to cultivate green fingers. Concurrently, you can use plants to beautify your home or office with some touches of greens. Besides, these plants help clean and improve air quality, providing you with fresh clean air. Visit the booth to get yours. We’re giving away up to 1000 potted plants to visitors throughout the event for free.

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SAND ART CORNER

10 am to 10 pm

If you want your little ones to enjoy some hands-on arts while enhancing their creativity, then Sand Art Corner is the place to go. We have a lot of beautifully designed sand art collection for kids to play with. Fear not about the colored sands, as the coloring materials are organic and conform to the International Safety Standard (EN-71).

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I LOVE POKOK 2.0 PHOTO EXHIBITION

10 am to 10 pm

Contest ends on 5th July 2019. Trees, the necessity of life, yet often taken granted for. Providing shades from the scorching sun, displaying luscious scenery for our eyes and also a savior to our respiratory needs. It is time for us to learn how to appreciate trees. Join in the photo contest by capturing a living tree beside a humanmade structure and stand a chance to win lucrative rewards.

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MEET & GREET CRUZR ROBOT

10 am to 10 pm

What better way to spend your weekend than saying hi to a robot? Cruzr is one of the most advanced commercial humanoid robots. Its life-like movements, intelligent processing capabilities, and unique features will amaze you. Join us to meet and greet Cruzr while you have the chance. If you have, bring your kids along to get them inspired with robotics.

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PENANG GREEN CITIZENSHIP

10 am to 10 pm

A special gift for Penang Green Citizens, PGC is opening a redemption session during PGIGCE 2019. New members, be it individuals or business communities, are welcomed to commit themselves to only two important actions to redeem the gift. The commitments are, 1. To bring positive changes to the environment, 2. Make Penang a cleaner, greener, safer, healthier, and livable state.

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R(s) CORNER

7 pm to 9 pm

REFUSE. RETHINK. REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. In the order it appears, this is the new mentality we should inculcate on this already overwhelming Earth. Bring your wastes & e-wastes (not the big ones) as Tzu Chi and E- Illusion organizations are here to collect your scraps during the event. Pssst…You will get stainless steel straws for free in exchange for your e-waste.

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COLD PROCESS SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP

3 pm - 6 pm

Ever wanted to learn how to make all-natural soap from scratch but didn’t know where to start? Now is your chance. This cold process soap making workshop will teach you everything a beginner should know including how to create your own recipes. Register for our soap making workshop and start gaining hands-on experience of making your very own DIY cold process soap, learn useful tips of making cold process soap, etc.  Fees include the raw ingredients to make cold process soap, use of equipment, soap making recipe and learning notes.

27th
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JAZZ LIKE NO OTHER

7.45 pm - 8.45 pm

Imagine what use of your old household items like tins, pots, kettles, and wok covers. This band of 60s and 70s musicians is bringing back the life of music by taking REUSE to the next level. They are the people behind ‘Armenian Street Got Talents’, created for the locals and tourists who are passionate to perform music publicly every Saturday.

27th
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PENANG GREEN + SMART CITY CONFERENCE

9 am - 6 pm

The term “Smart Cities” is becoming more and more common nowadays. But what is the real meaning of this term and how does it affect our daily lives? Is smart cites the next thing? Is it sustainable? Will it change the built environment and more importantly, can a heritage state like Penang become a smart city? Join us and let the experts tell you the answer.

28th
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ROBOTICS COMPETITION

10 am - 1.30 pm

Robotics is imminently becoming the naturally vital thing to learn moving forward after computer today. It has become so popular that many schools have robotics as an extra curriculum. Start your children early by exposing them to robotics, computing and programming. By joining the competition, they get to explore, experience and learn about the fascinating and intriguing world of robotics immersively.

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SHOPPING BAG ART

2 pm - 6.30 pm

Be prepared to explore your talent and creativeness in this Shopping Bag Art Competition to win an award for the best-designed shopping bag. You will be given a plain cotton bag for you to pour your visions of “no more plastic” or “save our ocean” theme. Do the most amazing designs to be the top TWO to win the competition.

28th
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INTERACTIVE STAGE GAMES

6.45 pm - 7.45 pm

Put down your phone! Maybe not. This is because our interactive game will require you to have your mobile device in your hands. Get ready for a fun interactive session with others using your phone. During this interactive game session, you will challenge others and test your knowledge about the environment. Be sure to join in this 1-hour game session.

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LITTLE GREEN CHEF

Sat: 10.30 pm – 12.30 pm
        3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Sun: 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Enjoy some quality time with your kid and watch them turn into a little green chef in this two-hour cooking session. Under the guidance of a cooking instructor, your children get to learn how to put together simple foods with fresh ingredients.

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29th
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MGBC ECO POWER RUN 2019

7.30 am - 10.45 am

What better way to be close to nature but by being out there? This annual run encourages environmental warriors, running enthusiasts, and families to stay green, learn about the environment, and be a responsible ecosystem player. Join the crowd as you head towards the finisher line together. Stand a chance to win the unique wood medals specially created for eco runners.

29th
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BONSAI: KOKEDAMA WORKSHOP

10 am - 12 pm

Kokedama, which literally means “moss ball”, is a new contemporary style of planting from Japan since 600 years ago. This cute miniature plant that needs little care is what makes Kokedama a popular indoor plant. Join this workshop that costs only RM 50 per person to learn how to make Kokedama. The payment is inclusive of plant, pot, and materials.

29th
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SAND ART COMPETITION

12 pm - 1.30 pm

While at the Sand Art Corner, register your kids for the Sand Art Competition. Inspire your kids to explore their creative and competitive skills. Cultivate their habit of practicing 3Rs, contribution to better waste management, and caring for plants every day through this sand art competition. They will be judged based on the most beautiful and creative idea and craftsmanship.

29th
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BODY SCRUB MAKING WORKSHOP

2 pm - 4 pm

Come and join us for this fun workshop on natural body scrubs. We will be making a variety of natural body scrubs that will exfoliate and moisturize your skin! We will discuss different natural ingredients as well as essential oils you can utilize and what their benefits are. You will make 2 different scrubs and take them home with you, as well as the recipes for making them at home again! All body scrub materials and packaging containers will be provided.

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