We hope you mamas managed to get a few hours alone time for V-Day… but now it’s back to another hectic week. We’ve got plenty to keep you busy so get those diaries out!
Circuses these days don’t just mean a sad clown tootling round the ring in a mini car anymore! Canadian circus troupe Les Parfaits Inconnus bring their The Perfect Strangersshow to Hong Kong for an extravaganza of circus arts, comedy and live music. An hour of non-stop fun for the whole family – what’s not to love about that?!When: 17-18 February, 8pm; 19 February, 4pm
Where: Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre; Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre; Auditorium, Tai Po Civic Centre
How much: $100-190, www.urbtix.hk, 2111 5999
Here comes the sun
Get the littlies beach-ready and stock up on some gorgeous summer clothes thanks to Stella Cove’s pop-up shop at Sidewalk boutique! As if the lure of a lovely new wardrobe wasn’t enough, Sidewalk will also be serving some scrummy treats to go alongside your shopping spree, including chocolate crackles, mini-cupcakes, fairy bread and old-fashioned milkshakes. Don’t forget to claim a 10% discount on your Stella Cove purchases by mentioning Sassy Mama!When: Until 19 February, see opening hours here
Where: Sidewalk, 4-6 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2850 7199
How much: Get a 10% discount by mentioning SASSY MAMA
Go! Mamas, papas and little ones are all invited to walk, push and roll their way to the 2012 Strollerthon, with all money raised going to The Children’s Medical Foundation to help save young lives in rural China. The walk through Cyberport is certified stroller-friendly (although littlies sans strollers are more than welcome too!), and there will also be goodie bags and prizes. Afterwards, check out the Children Charities Carnival to teach young ‘uns the value of giving to and supporting good causes.
When: 19 February, 10am-6pm
Where: Waterfront Park, Cyberport, Hong Kong
How much: $100 donation (or $150 to include entry to Children’s Carnival), children under 12 free
Swap those frocks
Been clearing out your closet to see in the Year of the Dragon? Well here’s the perfect opportunity to ditch your unloved clothes, shoes and accessories at the Forever & Again Swap Party and grab some guilt-free bargains. After all, your trash is someone else’s treasure!
When: 19 February, 3-5pm
Where: Kila Bar, Upper Basement, 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $60, includes a drink
The Brits amongst you know it as Pancake Day (or Shrove Tuesday during R.E. lessons!), in France it’s the Mardi Gras… but one thing we know for sure is that it’s a great excuse to scoff down some crepes! Chef Jullien Renault will be cooking up a crepe storm at Entourage throughout the week, so forget about making a mess in your kitchens and head down there for some scrummy pancake goodness instead!
When: 20-26 February
Where: Entourage, 1-5 Lower Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: From $48 (plus 10% service charge), call 2559 8281 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations