*Mrs. Fields is officially open! A soft opening was held at Pinnacle Plaza on Friday, October 14, followed by the crowds rushing in on a beautiful Saturday afternoon! No doubt this will be a popular treat stop, as who can resist a warm, gooey, scrumptious cookie?!
*Connect with others in our area, old and new, at the INN Neighborhood Coffee Morning. On Thursday, October 20 from 10am-noon enjoy the food of Mrs. Shanen’s and the company of new friends. All are welcome!
*The 6th Green Cow Harvest Festival is this Sunday, October 23 from 11am-4pm. Really, truly an awesome time, so get your RMB 50 tickets and join in the fun! Click here for directions.
*October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and to highlight this Shayne’s Treasures and Clicia’s Designs will host a very special event! From 10am-5pm on Thursday, October 27, customers will receive 25% off all pink stones, pink pearls, pink gemstone beads, and anything with a pink tag! In addition, those spending RMB 200 or more (in purchases OR donations) will receive a single pink rose – and it might contain a special prize! The goal of this fundraiser is to raise RMB 20,000 for Peking Union Medical College Hospital’s Breast Cancer Unit – last year, their efforts raised RMB 15,000. Think pink, and come support this event!
*Beijing REGO British School will have a Family Open Day on Saturday, October 29, from 11:00am-2:30pm, complete with entertainment, demo classes and lunch. RSVP by October 26 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*It’s almost here…the beijingkids Halloween Costume Brunch Ball, held in Shunyi for the first time! Have you reserved your tickets? Held at the Hilton Capital Airport on Saturday, October 29 from 10:30am-2pm, kids from 0-12 will have a blast celebrating Halloween here! Click here for more details.
*New Pilates classes begin at the River Garden clubhouse, Monday and Friday at 9am. For residents, one lesson is RMB 80 and 12 lessons are RMB 700; for non-residents, one lesson is RMB 100 and 12 lessons are RMB 900. Contact Vered at email@example.com for more information.
*I met Keiko Huang (Community Outreach Coordinator) of The Learning Center at Gahood Villas this week, and I gained a better appreciation for the programs and work that they do. Need tutoring help for your child? Check out this center. Have preschool aged children ready for a school learning environment? Look into their program. Interested in weekend workshops or holiday camps? Then give them a call! See their website at www.thelearningcenter.cn for more information.
*Want to share your voice? The Beijing International Community Choir (BICC) invites high school students and adults to experience the joy of singing in a choral setting. The fall/winter season began this past Monday, but you can join at any time – practice is Monday evenings from 6:30-8pm at WAB. E-mail your interest to Catherine at firstname.lastname@example.org.