Wouldn’t you like a night out where you can relax, kick back in a kid-free zone and have a good laugh with your girlfriends?! Well we think this is a GREAT idea – Women Come First Comedy Nights, a stand-up comedy showcase where only girls are allowed to come! The very first one is this Wednesday, with five of HK’s funniest comics on the line-up, plus special prizes and girlie gifts on the night; then after 10pm, the dance-floor opens and it’s open to all. Perfect for putting a mid-week smile on your face and you never know… maybe it’ll encourage you to take to the stage and crack a few jokes come the next one!When: 28 March, 8-10pm
Where: Likuid, 58-62 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $150 (includes one standard drink), www.womencomefirstcomedy.com for more info
Mums come treat yourself to a half-hour express manicure and tea or coffee at our fave new littlie superstore Baby Central, while the kids keep entertained with a movie screening just for them. We won’t hold it against you if you have a little shop around after – check out our sneak peek around the store here.
Where: Baby Central, 7/F, BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, 2553 8000, email@example.com
How much:$50 entrance free (includes popcorn and juice box); $250 for express mani; bookings requiredKids eat for free at Linguini Fini
Linguini Fini are launching a brand new kids menu, and they need willing guinea pigs to try it out… for free… as long as you tell them what you think afterwards! With a pretty kid-proof space (no fancy table cloths and lots of wipe-down surfaces) and rockin’ red highchairs, this is our fave new family spot so we can’t wait to see what they’ll be serving up our little gourmands!
When: Until 31 March
Where: Linguini Fini, 1/F, The L Place, 139 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2857 1333
How much: Kids are free – adults will of course need to pay but prices are reasonable… Don’t miss the white gold bars!
The Hong Kong Flower Show 2012 is in town… and before you start yawning, trust us, it’s too stunning not to visit! Fabulous flowers will be taking over the whole of Victoria Park, with themed displays, floral sculptures that need to be seen to be believed, performances, exhibitions, workshops and the chance to buy some flowers, plants and gardening equipment to take home too (head there the last day for some real bargains). Photo opportunities galore, this is certain to make you feel that spring has finally sprung!
When: Until 25 March, 9am-9pm
Where: Victoria Park, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: $14
May the odds be ever in your favour
It’s official… HUNGER GAMES fever has swept Sassy HQ and we have been unable to think of anything else for days! Having become addicted to the books (finished in three days flat), it’s now time for the film – starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and obligatory hot guy, Liam Hemsworth. For the uninitiated, it’s a post-apocalyptic tale of teenagers killing other teenagers in the most vicious reality tv yet… there’s thrills, spills, kills, action, sci-fi, romance and probably a pretty dress or two. Not one for tiny tots but teens are going to lap it up – and we can’t wait either!!!
When: Out now
Where: All good cinemas!
P.S. Of course we haven’t forgotten… there’s the small matter of the Rugby Sevens this weekend! For any mamas Sevens-bound, come check out Sassy’s round-up of the hottest Sevens events in town, plus their guide of tips and tricks for surviving the Sevens Sassy-style!
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