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Your Weekly Calendar: School Open Days, Valentine’s Day Dining and more…

Your Weekly Calendar - Hong Kong Events
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A few of our favourite events to fill your calendar!

Looking for family friendly events happening in Hong Kong? Get those pens (pencils, or crayons) ready: here come the dates for your diary…

Stamford American School Feature

Stamford American School’s Open House

Here’s your chance to get all the inside details about this new school on the block, and meet Stamford Superintendent (and Asia’s most experienced IB educator), Mr. Malcolm Kay. With over 40 years of experience delivering IB programs to leading schools across the world, this school is all about making sure your growing students are in good hands. Oh, and applications are now open for September 2017…

When: Wednesday, 15 and Thursday 16 February (from 12 noon to 2pm, or 6pm to 8pm) and Saturday, 18 February (from 10am to 12pm). Register here.
Where: Stamford American School Admissions Office, Two Exchange Square, Level 40, Suites 4005-4007, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free – with a light breakfast, lunch or dinner provided!

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little creatures - AWA event

AWA Annual Pub Quiz for Charity

The fourth AWA Annual Pub Quiz is coming to town! With an aim to raise money for women, children, people with disabilities, and the elderly, this is one event that is definitely worth marking in your calendar! Ticket price includes a welcome drink, an assortment of nibbles, homemade rosemary bread (fresh from the oven), crispy fried chicken, a selection of pizzas, fresh green salad and a chocolate brownie to finish. And, of course lots of laughter, brain teasers, great prizes and more…

When: Wednesday, 22 February 2017, from 7 to 10pm
Where: Little Creatures Kennedy Town
How much: $500 Company

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wilderness open day event

Wilderness International Kindergarten Parent Information Session

Parents and children are invited to explore the beautiful, innovative and open environment at Wilderness, through Art, Gardening, Outdoor Play Activities, and a live music and dance session! Chat to their dynamic team and their director, Connie Kenny, to find out more about the unique programmes (including Kids Yoga, Literacy Development, Independence and Critical minds).

When: Saturday, 18 February, from 2 to 4pm
Where: Wilderness Kindergarten, Ground Floor, 85 Smithfield Road, Kennedy Town
How much: Free

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Fairchild event open house

Fairchild Kindergarten Open Day

Head over to Fairchild Junior Academy and check out the spacious, custom designed learning areas that ‘bring the outdoors in’. Looking to learn more? The newly opened EDB licensed Kindergarten offers all sorts of interactive programs for children from the age of 1 to 5. Plus, their Reggio Emilia inspired approach to play based learning, (supported by early year frameworks from Canada and the UK) is based on keeping little ones inquisitive and entertained.

When: Saturday, 25 February
Where: G/F & 1/F, Kong Chian Tower, Block 1, 351 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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In The Light Of You: Photo Exhibition by Ethnic Minority Students

In The Light Of You: Photo Exhibition by Ethnic Minority Students

Over 30 high school students are showcasing their work and expressing the “light” in their lives through photography! In collaboration with Moody’s Foundation and Hong Kong NGO, KELY Support Group, these ethnic minority students have been taught by the pro’s at WanderSnap, with an aim to help them develop a creative skillset. Head over to the free exhibition to see snapshots of these students’ inspirations and passions.

When: Untill Monday, 20 February, 9am – 6pm (daily, except Sundays)
Where: PLATFORM Coworking + Events, 1/F, 120 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: Free

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foxglove cocktails and dining hk

The Era of Romance: Valentine’s Day at Foxglove

Planning where to feast this Valentine’s Day? Foxglove is putting on a Valentine’s Day to remember with a special film screening of the classic “When Harry Met Sally”, followed by a delicious three-course dinner. Open from 7pm to 2am with live music at 9pm after the film, you can head over after the littles are tucked in bed and enjoy a late bite and some good tunes. Make sure to check out our Valentine’s Day Dining Guide with something for every palette and budget!

When: Tuesday, 14 February, 7pm to 2am
Where: Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $680 per person for the three-course dinner, glass of bubbly and film screening. Email reservation@foxglovehk.com or call 2116 8949 to book!

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