Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos over the next 7 days; it’s all here in Your Awesome Week!
Have you asked yourself recently, ‘What am I going to wear when pregnant?’ or ‘How do I get ready for a new baby to join my family? If so, then join Mayarya as they help mamas-to-be answer these very questions at Mayarya presents… Preparing For Birth. You will not only get expert style advice on how to best style your bump, but you will also get access to the oh-so-knowledgeable Yvonne Heavyside from The Family Zone who will be giving a talk on how to prepare for birth, from practical dos and dont’s to birthing options around Hong Kong. Soak up Yvonne’s tips and book a one-on-one session from stylist Jasmine Smith, shop Mayarya’s Private Sale (up to 70% off!), enjoy exclusive gift sets by Cigogne Bébé and take home a free goodie bag with a special gift from maternity and newborn photographer Keith Cheung of photoTsunic. Sassy Mama tip: This event is on a Sunday so for those who already have little ones perhaps plan them a Sunday date with daddy so you can enjoy this event in total relaxation!
When: Sunday, 22 November, 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Mayarya, 26 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
How Much: Free to attend! But you need to RSVP as seats are limited. Reserve your spot today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mamas-to-be this is for you! The award-winning Mandarin Spa is hosting a special evening for pregnant mamas and their partners with the overall goal to provide you with further emotional and physical knowledge on how to care for yourself during this special time. Hear straight from the experts and gain a further understanding on the benefits of pregnancy massage, burst the myths and learn what to expect as your body changes. Ms. Shari Black will also be on hand to answer and concerns and questions with her spa colleagues that will demonstrate important pregnancy experiences. Ms. Helen Norman from Aromatherapy Associates skincare will also be talking through skin care do’s and don’t.
Mamas will also have the special opportunity to win a Mellow Mummy spa treatment and a ton of skincare products from Aromatherepy Associates, and on top of it all, receive a 10% discount off all products!
When: Wednesday, 18 November, 7pm-9pm
Where: East Room, 23rd Floor, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Meet Jon Klassen, an award winning author and illustrator of best selling picture books including I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat, mama! In this exclusive talk and book signing he’ll be sharing the stories behind the tales as well as showcasing a live drawing demonstrating to help inspire your little ones and their creativity!
When: Thursday, 19 November, 4pm-5.3opm
Where: Hong Kong Football Club Meeting Rooms 1-3, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
How much: $150 per child, register here
A much-anticipated event in the City Kids’ calendar, their annual fundraising Christmas fair promises an afternoon full of fun and games for the entire family. Drop off the little ones at the entertainment corner as they get stuck in to arts and crafts, face painting and the bouncy castle while you get to ticking off that never ending Christmas list! Grab a raffle ticket and get stuck in to their mouth-watering BBQ, bakes sales and coffee – you’ll need it after all that shopping.
When: Saturday, 21 November, 10.30am-4pm. Visits from Santa will run from 11am-12pm and 1pm-2pm.
Where: 12 Borrett Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry. Proceeds of the fair will go towards supporting the non-profit school and the children who attend.