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The Weekender: Our Picks of the Best for the Weekend

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The edited pick of what’s on for the weekend zipping straight to your inbox every Friday, whether you’re out and about with the fam, heading out for date night, or having some mama time!

Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Displays
Enjoy a moonlit stroll down TST’s waterfront and check out the Moon Fun Playground, featuring giant lanterns in cool shapes, whilst over in West Kowloon, test your knowledge of Chinese phrases with their Idiom Garden display.

Where: Moon Fun Playground, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, TST; Idiom Garden, West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade
When: Idiom Garden: 6.30-11pm, ’til 18 September; Moon Fun Playground: 6.30-11pm, until 9 October
How Much: Free

 

Yardbird
This couldn’t-be-hipper hot spot has a no reservations policy, so turn up early and get stuck into yummy yakitori washed down with an ice cold beer. Word of warning, it’s a bit LOUD.

Where: 33-35 Bridges St, SoHo, Central, 2547 9273
When: Open from 6pm. Closed Sundays.
How Much: Sharing’s caring – sharing plates from HK60

 

Big Band Night at Fringe Club
Featuring the Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra.
Where:Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central
When: Saturday 17 September 10.30pm
How Much: Tickets HK125 in advance, HK155 on the night including one drink. Fringe members get in free.

 

Discovery Bay Backyard Bazaar
With facepainting, arts and crafts tables and fab vendors, make a day of it and grab lunch at Zak’s — Disco Bay has never been this much fun!

Where: Discovery Bay Plaza, Lantau Island
When:
Sunday 18 September 12-7pm
How Much:
Free!

 


Sassy Mama Book Club: A Round-Heeled Woman
What happens when a 66-year old retired teacher places the following ad in the New York Review of Books: Before I turn 67 — next March — I would like to have a lot of sex with a man I like. If you want to talk first, Trollope works for me. Read our full review to find out! Or order online from Amazon.

 


Thou shall have a fishy on a little dishy…

Seafood can be tricky — How do you know it’s free from pollution, mercury, from a sustainable source and all the rest of it? Hong Kong mamas love South Stream Seafoods for imported fresh fix, and best of all, they deliver right to your door!

How to Order: Online via the South Stream Website.

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