The scent of lemongrass and orchids, and the warm sunshine on your skin… Nope, you’re not in Phuket (unfortunately!), but the next best thing. The Asia Society is hosting a special Thai Family Day, featuring Traditional Thai Dance, Muay-Thai, Shadow Puppetry, an Arts & Crafts Corner and much much more including some culinary faves to scoff at the food stalls!When: 27 May, 12.30-4.30pm; see full programme here
Where: The Asia Society, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Free for 5 years and under, $50 for 6-18 year olds, $120 for non-members and $80 for membersDrum jam
Got little ones who are experts at making a big racket? Well put their talents to good use at the Tom Lee Music Carnival where Drum Jam will be hosting a community drumming session. Bring your own percussion instruments, or use the ones provided onsite. After the jam, the music continues with live performances until 6pm. If it rains, no jam, so keep your fingers crossed!
When: 27 May, 2-3.30pm
Where: HK Cultural Centre Piazza Waterfront, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Sunday shoppers discount
A new Sassy Mama fave just got better – Tiny Footprints will now be opening on Sundays, every Sunday, from 11am to 6pm starting this week! To celebrate, they will be giving 10% off to all shoppers that come in this Sunday… so what better excuse to start stocking up?! We’re eyeing up those cute mini Hunters wellies, perfect for the epic storms HK always has in store for us this season!
When: 10% discount on 27 May, 11am-6pm
Where: Tiny Footprints, 10/F, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2522 2466
Summer in the city
Are your littlies starting to feel the heat? Well, we’ve got a tonne of ideas to cool them down thanks to Sassy’s Summer Guide! We’re sure all youngsters (and mamas!) with a sweet tooth will love sampling the top five ice-cream and frozen yoghurt joints in Hong Kong; you could also take your bucket and spade and head to the best beaches in Hong Kong – not forgetting to kit everyone out in the appropriate attire thanks to some of HK’s best swimwear shops too. Finally, don’t forget to get in your last-minute entries for their summer hamper giveaway… and keep your fingers crossed you’ll win!
When: Giveaway ends 31 May
Go Gaga for Nicopanda
It’s your last chance to check out the Nicopanda invasion! Nicola Formichetti’s pop-up store in Lane Crawford is drawing to a close and littlies just love all those cute and colourful pandas! It’s a weird and wonderful collection only Lady Gaga’s fashion director could pull off and the little panda is everywhere you look, including limited-edition Mahjong sets, cheeky iPhone cases, funky tees and quirky notebooks, plus some of Gaga’s eccentric costumes are on show too. Check out Sassy’s Nicopanda Opening Party pics to get a peek at the insanity!
When: Until 31 May, 10am-9pm
Where: Lane Crawford IFC, Podium 3, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Tees from $990, accessories from $280
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