Thursday July 23
Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint Marc
The boys choir from Lyon’s Saint Marc’s college perform pop songs, classic works and a short opera in their second China appearance at the National Center for the Performing Arts. RMB 80-400. 7.30-9pm.
Don’t forget: Take the Tiananmen West exit of Line 1 of the subway.
Friday July 24
Liu Qian: China’s Top Magician
You may have seen Liu Qian at the CCTV Spring Festival Gala earlier this year, where he stunned audiences with his magic tricks. Tonight, the young Taiwan-born magician of worldwide fame performs live in Beijing. Book tickets at 6417 7845 or www.piao.com.cn. RMB 180-1,280. 7.30-9pm.
Beijing Exhibition Center Theater, 135 Xizhimenwai Dajie, Xizhimen District
Don’t Forget: Magic tricks look cooler close up, so consider paying a little extra to get seats near the front.
Friday July 24
McDull Taichi Club at The Village
To celebrate the release of the latest McDull movie, the loveable cartoon pig character from Hong Kong, The Village is hosting a series of fun events that will last throughout the month, starting this Friday. Come collect cool McDull gifts, like a McDull Taichi Bible.
The Village at Sanlitun, 11 Sanlitun Lu, Chaoyang District.
Don’t Forget: Bring towels to dry off after playing in the fountains.
Saturday July 25
Storytime: Oh the Places You’ll Go!
Doris Delgado-Novicio reads selections from Dr Suess at Garden Books. Free. 3.30om. Garden Books. 44 Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District. (6585 1435)
Don’t Forget: This event is intended for kids 4 and up.
Sunday July 26
Kid’s Club with Hannah
Drop your kids off at The Bookworm with Teacher Hannah for an hour of reading, storytelling, games and musical activities. For ages 4 and up. For more information visit www.beijingbookworm.com or call 6586 9507. RMB 20. 11am-noon.
The Bookworm, Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Chaoyang District.
Don’t Forget: Pack healthy snacks for your kids to share with new friends.
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