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…
Head over to Fairchild Junior Academy and check out the spacious, custom designed learning areas designed to 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!
Hagar International and The Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) have worked with Hong Kong-based artists, Tanya Bennett and Mr. Marc Standing to lead creative art workshops in Cambodia for child survivors of extreme abuse. Through mask-making, the young boys and girls were able to express themselves in new and creative ways. The event features photography prints of masks as a showcase of their survival. Tanya will also be sharing about her experience to help us learn a little more about some of the issues happening in our world today.
When: Tuesday, 28 February, from 6 to 9pm
Where: Duddell’s, Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell St, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $500 per ticket
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
We lovingly walk past the Pantry Magic store, wide-eyed at the beautiful homeware and kitchen gear. So when we heard that there were Cooking Classes held in store every Saturday or Sunday from 11am to 1pm, we knew we had to share the news. Head over to the upcoming Cooking Class to learn a little something about Turkish cuisines!
When: Saturday, 25 February
Where: 25 Lok Ku Rd, located near the Man Mo Temple, below Hollywood Road
How much: $300 per class, with a $100 gift voucher to really seal the deal
City Challenge is an Amazing-Race-inspired charity event raising funds to provide education to underprivileged children and youth in Nepal and Hong Kong. The 3 hour challenge takes teams through an 8km course (don’t worry, you don’t have to cover the entire course) consisting of 30 check points – each with its unique challenge! At the end, points are awarded for each successful challenge and the team with the highest points wins. Time to get the whole gang involved!
When: Saturday, 11 March – enter now for the early bird deal!
Where: Activities around Yau Tsim Mong District, Kowloon
How much: All entries before Tuesday, 28 February 2017 are $250 per person
Make the most of it!