Adventure in Roald Dahl’s World
Fitmosphere Asia, C-2-32, Block Camilia 10 Boulevard, Lebuhraya Sprint, Jalan PJU 6A, PJ (016 340 6096/www. facebook.com/ShasFunHouse). This speech and drama workshop hosted by Sha’s Fun House will appeal to young bookworms and aspiring actors/ actresses. Designed for kids between the ages of seven to 11 years old, the workshop aims to dispel shyness and improve communication skills. Reenact Roald Dahl’s kooky stories through theatre exercises, poetry analyses, storytelling sessions and more. at KL. Led by an enthusiastic husbandand-wife team, the sunny studio provides all equipment including paints, canvases and aprons, so just bring yourselves and the kids! Every Sunday, 2-3pm.
Illusion: Nothing is as it seems @ Petrosains
Level 4, Suria KLCC, KL (03 2331 8181/ www.petrosains.com.my). Bring the kids to Petrosains for this entertaining and enlightening exhibition that’s all about the ways your mind can deceive you. Combining art, science and psychology, the exhibits make use of visual and audio illusions to show how your brain works and can be tricked through sensory deception. The exhibition was devised by the Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, which worked with psychologist and author Richard Wiseman as well as magician and escapologist Paul Gleeson. With magic shows daily and innovative, interactive approaches to explaining displays, this is a great way to get kids and adults alike interested in science. Until Jan 10 2016. Adults, RM15.90; Children (3-12 years old), RM5.30; Students (13-17 years old), RM10.60.
Learn & Master Drawing & Painting Portraits @ The Art eSpace
3c-1-3, Straits Quay Marina Mall, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Bungah, Penang (012 401 9636/www. theartespace.com). If your teen waxes lyrical over realistic portraits, then it’s time to sign them up for this art course. Teens between the ages of 12 to 18 can sign up for Mandy Maung’s tutelage at The Art eSpace. The local self-taught artist will share her expertise on human portraits and help students achieve lifelike accuracy in their own works. The course is shaped around each participant’s level of experience. Students will first learn to master portrait drawings in pencil before moving on to creating paintings in watercolour or oil paints. Sign up by emailing email@example.com or calling 017 467 7429.