If you don’t have anything planned for this Valentines Day, why not try these not-so-conventional ideas. Whether you’re single or in relationship, have fun with these five events on Saturday 14 February.

I Wanna Paint With You at The Kitchen Table Restaurant and Bakery

What’s better than food and art at one go? Freelance illustrator Pang Hsu Lynn is collaborating with The Kitchen Table to bring forth an afternoon of the feast of the senses. Couples will get an opportunity to learn the art of painting together, whilst sampling the cakes and coffee available at the bakery. Read our interview with The Kitchen Table Restaurant and Bakery here.

4pm – 5.30pm. RM250 per couple.

The Kitchen Table, 23 Jalan SS20/11, Damansara Kim, 47400 PJ.

Hati-Hati Speed Dating

There’s no harm in a little speed dating, especially if you’re single and looking to spend the day getting to know new people. Back for its second year, Hati Hati and The Bee Publika will be presenting its Valentine Speed Dating event, so sign up for it and rest assured that you have the special day sorted out for you.

4pm onwards. Price: RM 60, inclusive of one free drink.

The Bee, Level G2 Publika, 1 Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur 50480

The Valentine’s Masquerade 

A chance to bump into a mysterious masked date of your dreams? Yes, please! Laundry Bar is bringing acts like DJ Soya, DJ Frannie Luv and Mr. Deadwood to party away in the celebration of love. Ladies are entitled to a bottle of Smirnoff Ice, on the house.

9pm onwards. Free entry.

Lot 72, Ground Floor, Western Courtyard, the Curve, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 PJ.

Kechara Soup Kitchen Volunteering

Send some love to those in need by helping out at Kechara Soup Kitchen on their weekly distribution rounds in various parts of KL. Volunteer with your time to make a difference to the lives of others. Check out more soup kitchens here.

10.30pm-1.30am (8pm briefing compulsory for first-timers).

17, Jalan Barat, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

Rooftop Live Jazz

Spend the night with musicians Dasha Logan, Ushera and DJ Najee while enjoying a view of the skyline from Avenue K at the AK Valentine Special. Expect food booths, lucky draws and games with prizes to be won including from Superdry. If you happen to spend RM400 or more (in a maximum of two receipts), you’ll be in the running to win a romantic dinner for two on this night. 

7pm onwards. Free admission.

AK Rooftop, Avenue K, 156 Jalan Ampang 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

Words by Sian Marie Low and Anna Lee

Image credits: The Kitchen Table and Kechara Soup Kitchen

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