A few of our favourite events to fill your calendar!
Looking for family friendly events happening in Hong Kong just in time for Mother’s Day? Check out our handy dining guide for the best family deals happening round town, and take a look at our gift guide for a little (last minute) shopping inspiration…
Let your little ones discover the joy of Ballet and Jazz at Twinkle Dance’s summer classes, offering everything from princess-like movements to advanced footwork. To really keep them on their toes, students from the age of 5 can join the new choreography workshop, and bubs from 18 months can take part in the “Princess Gathering Workshops” and “Pop Star Workshops”. There’ll even be a backstage tour at the Hong Kong Ballet! Sign your budding ballerinas up whilst spots last…
When: Sunday, 2 July to Monday, 31 August
Where: Twinkle Dance Central – Rose Petal, 801 Lansing House, 41-47 Queen’s Road Central, Central
How much: $2240 for 8 classes. $320 for one class. Get a 20% early bird discount if you enrol before Wednesday, 31 May.
This pop-up store promises to have something for every member of the family! From fine jewellery (from Nishita Fine Jewelry) and exquisite home decor (from Kashmere Home) to bespoke stationery (from Pen & Paper House) and personalised paintings for your kiddos (from Babaloo Baby). Whether you’re shopping for friends, teachers or little ones, you’ll get last minute gifts sorted in no time. Oh, and Pen & Paper House’s unique “Crayon to Card” range transform children’s artwork into beautiful stationery sets – the perfect way to get kids writing…
When: Friday, 19 May, from 10am to 8pm
Where: Monmouth Villa, Function Room, 3 Monmouth Terrace, Kennedy Road, Wanchai
How much: As much as you want to spend on shopping!
The BabySteps open day is back! Indulge in the theme of colours and experience what makes BabySteps different, whilst meeting the certified team and learning about your child’s needs through certified assessments. The best bit? It’s all done over relaxed live music performances and refreshments! As a special activity, you even get to make colourful detox water for you and your little one. Oh, and your tiny tyke is guaranteed to make the most of the the premium facilities (including a playhouse and trampoline), whilst parents enjoy the spectacular view from Mid Levels at the relaxation area and check out the snack bar!
When: Saturday, 20 May, 10am to 12 noon
Where: BabySteps, 25/F, 2501-02 Universal Trade Centre, 3-5A Arbuthnot Road, Central
How much: Free!
Looking for ways to give back to the community? Serve-a-thon, the city’s first and largest collective volunteering event co-hosted by HandsOn Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service is taking place this May. Over the course of the 9-day project featuring over 150 events, NGOs, corporates, government, and the rest of us will gather to help those in need, including underprivileged children, refugees, migrant workers and dogs awaiting adoption at a rescue shelter. It’s sure to be an easy way to get involved for a good cause, mamas!
When: Till Sunday, 14 May
Where: Over 150 events, refer to www.handsonhongkong.org/calendar.
How much: Free!
Looking for a spot to celebrate Mother’s Day Brunch? There are plenty of options to choose from (check out other Mother’s Day special dining deals here) and The Kinnet is offering a hearty, healthy option! As a bonus, each person ordering the Mother’s Day menu gets a complimentary rejuvenating wellness class. You can even get involved in the Women Helping Women initiative, featuring a series of inspiring talks on women’s health and beauty!
When: Saturday, 13 May – Sunday, 14 May
Where: The Restaurant by The Kinnet, 3/F, 33 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: $300 + 10$ per head (Brunch); $680 (Beauty, Health and Wellness Day) and free for children
Have a great one, mamas!