What to do this weekend

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LOOKING for something interesting to do this weekend? Perhaps something adventurous, relaxing, or just something different from your usual fare. Take a look at our list of events and happenings this weekend and head on to whichever strikes your fancy!


Tribute to Woodstock ‘99
MAKE your way to Cavells Restaurant tonight from 8pm onwards to catch up-and-coming Malaysian rock band Rhythm Nation, who will be presenting their first-ever tribute to Woodstock ‘99. Woodstock ‘99 — which was attempted to emulate the original Woodstock festival — was the last-ever Woodstock event and in tonight’s tribute, Rhythm Nation, along with Blister will be performing songs by various artists at the last Woodstock ‘99 event. In addition to rocking along to the music, enjoy promotions which include RM35 for a beer bucket, and two bottles of Black Label for RM400 nett. And for girls who turn up wearing a T-shirt with a rock star on it, enjoy a complimentary drink on the house. Entrance is RM10, inclusive of a drink. Cavells Restaurant is in Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur. For details call (017) 3023 917, or connect with Cavells via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CavellsRestaurant. 



Social night
Put on your dancing shoes and head on over to Zero 11 tonight for their Friday-night social dancing and sway to the tunes of your favourite salsa, bachata, merengue, reggaeton and kizomba numbers. The social dancing will start at 10pm — and is expected to go on till 2am. Zero 11 is located at D.OG.04, Plaza Mont Kiara, Jalan Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. An entrance fee, inclusive of a non-alcoholic drink for RM20, and RM30 for an alcoholic beverage, will be charged. For more details call (03) 6201 1536 or log on to http://on.fb.me/1LKfxe7. 


Board game session
Spice up tomorrow afternoon with a Cari Kaki board game session at Hobby N Coffee Café at 1st Floor, 12 Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. Cari Kaki — which starts at 3pm — aims to encourage board game lovers to mingle with others of similar interests, while doing what they love. The best part? It’s completely free, though the café encourages participants to purchase a drink while playing to support the venue. Hobby N Coffee Café can be reached at (03) 7731 6602.



If you spend more time on social media that you would like to admit, why not learn how to make money out of it? From 12.30pm to 3.30pm tomorrow, there will be a “How To Make Money Using Social Media” seminar hosted by Prof Datuk Dr Chin See Keat, who is the founding president of Asean Retail Chains & Franchise Federations. The seminar is free of charge, and will take place at Institute Optopreneur, Block C, Level 19, Unit 5, Megan Avenue 2, No 12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, Kuala Lumpur. Don’t miss your chance. Register for your seat at www.io.edu.my.


Dance class
Join a free introductory Lambada Zouk class on Sunday at the Dance Blaze Academy and learn how to improve your posture while acquiring a new dance skill or two. Lambada Zouk — known for its sensuality and energetic beat — will get you breaking out in a sweat in no time — all while having fun. Dance Blaze Academy is at Jalan Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. They can be contacted at (016) 2255 141. Additionally, visit their website at http://danceblazeacademy.com/


Family feast
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a BBQ buffet dinner at the Melting Pot Café in Concorde Inn and dig into some of your favourite barbequed delights from chicken wings to baked potatoes — you would  be spoilt for choice. The buffet is priced at RM53++ for adults and RM43++ for children, and is available every Friday and Saturday nights from 6.30pm to 10.30pm till March 31. Melting Pot Café is situated at Concorde Inn Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Selangor. Call (03) 8783 3118 for details and reservations.


This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on February 27, 2015.