A few of our favourite family events to fill your weekly calendar…
From prospective, expectant or current parents, to anyone who is interested in maternity, everyone is welcome to the Hong Kong Maternity Conference 2016! With maternity experts, healthcare institutions, practitioners, and organisations all showcasing their services (don’t forget to stop by Sassy Mama’s very own booth!) and incredible speakers on panels, you can be sure that you’ll leave with even the most confusing questions answered. Phew!
When: Saturday, 15 October
Where: JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong Island
How much: Free entry!
Join us for an evening to celebrate the thousands of families whose lives have been forever changed because of ICM – and the generosity of our community! Our very own Sassy Mama Editor, Kat attended last year, so we can definitely vouch for this one. This great initiative is here to support medical, kindergarten and community livelihood projects to help hundreds of thousands of impoverished Filipinos break the cycle of poverty. With a silent auction featuring 150 items, and a children’s choir singing their hearts out, make sure you buy your tickets soon!
When: Monday, October 24
Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
How much: HK$2,500 per seat
The CENTRAL Rat Race has become one of Hong Kong’s annual charity events. The race represents the various challenges we face in the business world – all in a fun and exciting way. Business executives and families alike are invited to join in to raise awareness for mental health conditions, and raise funds for the worthy cause: MINDSET.
When: Sunday, 16 October
Where: Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Register for the CENTRAL Rat Race here
A hike to support the future of children? That’s something a mama can definitely support! Register now for the OneSky Charity Hike to raise funds for their Beihai, Sanya, Hefei and Wuhan programs. With $6 million raised in previous years, we’re hoping to make even more of a positive impact this year! Head over to the famous MacLehose Trail and take your pick from different trails! Ideal for kiddos and experienced hikers alike.
When: Saturday, 12 November. Registration Deadline: Friday 28 October
Where: MacLehose Trail, Hong Kong
How much: Each adult should raise at least HK$400 and each child should raise at least HK$100
Planning Halloween activities already, mamas? Check out our Sassy Mama’s Halloween Dining and Activities Guide for 2016 and make sure to head over to one of our fave party venues, The White Loft for an awesome family friendly event! With kiddie entertainment provided by the fun-filled Rumple and Friends, and decor and food from Sweet Soirees, we know this is one to pop in the calendar! Prepare for a face-painting, apple-bobbing evening!
When: Sunday, 30 October
Where: The White Loft, 10th Floor, Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang
How much: $300 for adults, $100 for children, and littles under 3 go free!
As always, make the most of it, mamas!