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Things to do this November 2019

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This November, nip boredom in the bud with these fun-filled family activities all around Klang Valley.

1. Right to Play: makchic x LinDees Children’s Day PlayDate

In celebration of United Nation’s World Children’s Day, makchic and LinDees are assembling a stellar cast of experts for a very special PlayDate, to explain the science behind play and brain development, forms of play which can assist children to process their feelings, using body gestures for pre-verbal connections, and how to empower child-led play. Parents will learn easy and practical age-appropriate play ideas and strategies, and how to set up enriching play spaces at home. Click here for updates and here for tickets.

Date: 24 November (Sunday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Venue: LinDees PlayLand, Lot P18A-P23D 2nd Floor, Hartamas Shopping Centre, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur


2. BSC Seek & Keep Artisan Market

Come dressed up in spooky costumes and join a haunted treasure hunt around Bangsar Shopping Centre. Keep a lookout for deals and treats from their Seek & Keep Artisan Market. There will also be plenty of activities throughout the 3-day event. This includes a Halloween Costume Parade & Contest, Street Magician & Balloonist Walkabout, Comedic Juggling Duo, Slime Making and Clay Making Workshop. Stay tuned to their FB page as they reveal more activities.

Date: 1 November (Friday) – 3 November (Sunday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Venue: BSC, T117A, Bangsar Shopping Centre, 285 Jalan Maarof, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur


3. Family and Friends Spooky Fun Festival

KidZania presents an adults-only event where it transforms the City into five haunted areas for you to conquer.  Solve a murder mystery, go through a tunnel of ‘eyes’, escape from being purged, search through an apartment and try not to get caught by a clown! There are also role-playing activities for adults to enjoy. Purchase your tickets here, directly at the ticketing counter or email them at [email protected]

Date: 3 November (Sunday)

Time: 6.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Venue: KidZania Kuala Lumpur, Curve NX, 18 Jalan PJU7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM100 (4 pax), RM35 (single ticket) for purchases by 2 November. RM50 (single ticket) on event day

Age: 16 years and above


4. KLESF The Fair 2019

The Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) promotes interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among primary and secondary school students from local and international schools. There will be hands-on experiments, workshops, competitions, STEM exhibitions, magic performance as well as mathematics and mental literacy. Admission is free for all, so make your way to MIECC.

Date: 1 November (Friday) – 3 November (Sunday)

Time: 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Venue: MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC), Jalan Dulang, MINES Wellness City, Seri Kembangan, Selangor

Fee: Free


5. Making Modern Art with Magnets

Ilham Gallery has another art-science workshop targeted for younger children. They will learn about international and local modern art, and also work on a modern painting using magnets. Children must be accompanied by a parent. For further information, contact email [email protected]

Date: 5 November (Tuesday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Venue: Ilham Gallery, Menara Ilham, 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM45

Age: 3-5 years

6. Myths And Legends: Interactive Art with Paper Circuits

Ilham Gallery collaborates with science box subscription providers and homegrown Malaysian start-up, Atom and the Dot on another art-science workshop. Get to learn about local myths and legends by making an interactive art using paper circuits. Children below 9 must be accompanied by a parent. The fee includes all materials. For further information, email [email protected]

Date: 5 November (Tuesday)

Time: 3.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Ilham Gallery, Menara Ilham, 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM45

Age: 4-12 years


7. Alice in Wonderland at Sunway Velocity

Witness the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, and the iconic White Rabbit come to life in the Alice in Wonderland storytelling event by The Storybook. Get tickets for both adults and children here.

Date: 9 November (Saturday)

Time: 4.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Sunway Commune @ Sunway Velocity Mall, Level 5, Sunway Velocity, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Fee: RM20 (RM15 for Vellokiddie members)

Age: 3-12 years


8. Batman 80th Anniversary Night Run

Your favourite caped crusader turns 80 this year! Celebrate the Dark Knight by joining the Batman Night Run at Sunway Lagoon. Join in the fun and register for the running event here.

Date: 9 November (Saturday)

Time: 8.00 p.m.

Venue: Surf Beach, Sunway Lagoon, 3 Jalan PJS11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM90 – 5km Adults (12 years and above), RM155 – 5km Family Pack (1 Adult + 1 Child 3-11 years)


9. Nights of Fright 7 – Fear Lives Here!

Celebrate the Festival of Fear at Sunway Lagoon with 8 haunted houses, 1 haunted theatre, 2 scare zones, 11 thrilling rides, and 2 show stages this November. There are also makeover activities and costume rental for photo-op. This event is certainly not for the faint-hearted! Get your tickets here. Look out for promotional rates if you are one of their partners.

Date: Every Friday – Sunday. Extended until 9 November

Time: 7.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Venue: Sunway Lagoon, 3 Jalan PJS11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM79, RM158

Age: 13 years and above


10. Riang-Ria @ Muzium sempena Perayaan Deepavali

Head on to Muzium Negara this November as they celebrate Deepavali. Plenty of activities awaits your whole family which includes cultural shows, performances showcasing Indian classical instruments, traditional Indian cooking and a Kolam making competition. There will be stalls selling traditional Indian food and drinks, crafts, flowers and also henna drawing. For more information, visit Muzium Negara RASMI.

Date: 9 November (Saturday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Muzium Negara, Jalan Damansara, Tasik Perdana, 50566 Kuala Lumpur


11. Build Yourself a Robot Model Craft Workshop with Storytelling

The Build a Robot Workshop is a non-digital escape that teaches children woodworking skills in a safe environment. The workshop is conducted around a short storytelling session of “Winnie’s Big Bad Robot” written by author Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul. Children will learn to use wood, ropes, metal, screws and nuts to bring their robots to life. Join this robotic roller coaster story by registering here.

Date: 16 November (Saturday)

Time: 2.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Venue: PPAS Library @ The School Jaya One, 46200 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM15

Age: 6 years and older


12. Confident Little Junior Presenters: Space Explorers

This workshop introduces children to the theme of the planet and galaxy via play-based activities and games. They will design their own planet and learn to present to an audience. Witness what your child has learned when they present their planets to parents on Day 2. Contact Yay I can Speak Too for more details.

Date: 16 November (Saturday) & 17 November (Sunday)

Time: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Universiti Malaya

Age: 6-9 years


13. ibu Family Resource Group: Charity Jumble Sale 2019

ibu Family’s jumble sale is back! Get your hands on pre-loved baby and children’s toys, books, clothes and much more. There will also be activities for your little ones to keep them entertained while you shop (adult supervision necessary). Proceeds from the entry fee will be donated to Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Mary. Register here if you would like to book a table.

Date: 16 November (Saturday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. (Early entry at 9.30 a.m. for ibu members and BSKL staff & parents)

Venue: The British International School of Kuala Lumpur, No.1, Changkat Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM10 per adult. Free for kids


14. Battle of the Blades Championship

For the first time ever, Kidxy presents the Battle of the Blades Championship which runs across Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Johor, and Pulau Pinang. Your children will stand a chance to win cash prizes worth RM1,000 and flight tickets by Firefly. Slots are limited, so hurry and register by sending an email to [email protected] or sign up here.

Date: 3 November (Sunday) and 16 November (Saturday) & 17 November (Sunday)

Time: 11.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Venue:

3 November – 1st Floor, South Court (In front of Harvest Stationary) Atria Shopping Mall, Petaling Jaya

16 & 17 November – G Floor, Main Atrium (Nearby Starbucks Coffee), Quill City Mall, Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM30

Age: 4-12 years


15. The Way Back Home

PJ Live Arts and Gardner & Wife Theatre present The Way Back Home, a stage adaptation of the book by Oliver Jeffers. The story is a tale of friendship between a Martian and an Earthling which you won’t want to miss. Bring your entire family to witness this show. Book your tickets here.

Date: 12 November (Tuesday) – 25 November (Monday)

Venue: PJ Live Arts, Jaya One, 72A Jalan Universiti, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Fee: RM55, RM75 and RM95

Age: 3 years and above


16. Lorna Whiston Open Day

Find out how Lorna Whiston’s English Language and Speech & Drama programmes can develop your child’s confidence by nurturing his/her creativity, communication and critical thinking skills essential for the future, at their Open House on 16 November 2019. Receive an instant prize worth as much as RM200* and stand a chance to win a Club Med e-Gift Card worth RM1500* when you sign up for the programmes during the Open Day. For more information, visit their website, call 03–7727 1909 or email [email protected].my

Date: 16 November (Saturday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Lorna Whiston Plaza VADS Centre, Level 2, Plaza VADS, No. 1, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: Free

Age: 4-18 years


17. Halloween Coding Party

Basic coding literacy is considered essential in this digital age. Expose your children to coding in a fun and exciting way by participating in a Halloween Coding Party hosted by Code Juniors. Children may opt to come dressed in their favourite costume. Get your tickets here.

Date: 19 November (Tuesday)

Time: 2.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Jalan Setia Dagang, Persiaran Setia Alam, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Fee: RM80

Age: 9-15 years


18. Young Naturalist Camp

Discover the rainforest and learn about plants and wildlife in this Young Naturalist Camp. Participants will engage in activities such as River Scientist, Young Entomologist, Night Walk, Young Botanist and many more in the 3 days and 2 nights camp. Participate in birdwatching activities and discover unique birds in FRIM. Fees include meals, accommodation, insurance, entrance fee, materials, facilitators and certificates. Register your slot here.

Date: 22 November (Friday) – 24 November (Sunday)

Time: 12.00 p.m.

Venue: FRIM – MNS Nature Education Center (NEC), FRIM Kepong, 52109 Kepong

Fee: RM320 (Group Booking and MNS Member), RM350 (Non-MNS Member)

Contact: 03-62771703 or Email: [email protected]

Age: 8 – 15 years


19. Mozarts Die Zauberflote – The Magic Flute

Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) is a two-act opera by Wolfgang Amadeus to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. It tells a story of Tamino, a prince undergoing a series of tests accompanied by his sidekick Papageno, to marry the princess Pamina. The performance runs for over two hours with one intermission. Purchase your tickets here.

Date: 21 November (Thursday) – 24 November (Sunday)

Time: 7.30 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.

Venue: Pentas 1, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre – KLPAC, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, 51100 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM96 – RM168

Age: 6 years and above


20. Nostalgia Anak Kampung

Experience the lives of villagers in Malaysia at the Nostalgia Anak Kampung event in Muzium Negara. There will be fun activities for the whole family. For more information, visit Muzium Negara RASMI.

Date: 23 November (Saturday) – 24 November (Sunday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Muzium Negara, Jalan Damansara, Tasik Perdana, 50566 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: Free


21. School Holiday Art Camp

Unleash the children’s inner Picasso by enrolling them in an art camp. Children will learn drawing and colouring techniques, sketching skills, work on crafts and make healthy lunch sets. There will also be group work and motor skills training and games. Fees include materials, breakfast, lunch and tea time. Enroll your children here.

Date: 25 November (Monday) –  27 November (Wednesday)

Time: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Art Genius, 2-10, PV128, Jalan Genting Klang, 53300 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM300

Age: 5 – 12 years


This post is a collaboration between Makchic and Kidxy.

Kidxy is a one-stop website for activities in Malaysia. It aims to help curate activities for your little ones based on their interests, talents, and developmental needs by age!

Nadia is a single mom working full-time in the IT industry. She de-stresses by running; half marathons and after her 2 sons, ages 8 and 4. An avid reader, she is always thinking of smart answers to her sons’ philosophical questions.

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