Prestige Education Centre Opens Its Doors
Prestige Education Centre (PEC ) is a newly-opened school in the heart of the villa community of Beijing. The curriculum is based on the UK’s Independent English School system. Currently, all of PEC ’s teachers are from the UK, including Headmaster Adrian Gobat, who has had almost 20 years of experience as a headmaster, in addition to 20 years of teaching experience. Despite a British-style curriculum, PEC offers an international education that includes math, English, geography, science, history, social studies, music, art, drama, design and technology. There are also specific topic-based activities for young learners. Half-day or full day weekend sessions are available, in addition to a few weekday classes. Children are taught in a multicultural setting, in classes of no more than eight students.
Art Base One, Shunbai Lu, Hegezhuang, Chaoyang District (155 0120 8418, email@example.com) www.pedcentre.com 朝阳区何各庄顺白路
The Fifth Avenue Children’s Furniture and Toys Shop
The Fifth Avenue specializes in safe, high-quality, creative furniture for babies and kids, toys, and storybooks. The imported cribs, baby beds, dressing tables and wardrobes, and other furniture were manufactured and assembled in Italy. All the products meet both European and American provision regulations, with quality certificates issued by the European Commission of Quality. Toy brands include Dida from Italy, Gogo and Delsun from Taiwan, and Silver Fox from South Korea. The storybooks are from the UK.
Daily 10am-10pm. L3, 36 Indigo, 18 Jiuxianqiao Lu, Chaoyang District (8426 0706, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.5thavebabies.com 朝阳区酒仙桥路18号颐堤港3楼36单元
Special Needs Support Group at Eliott’s Corner
In addition to the clinic’s expansion, Eliott’s Corner has started a weekly special needs support group. Families with special needs children and the professionals who work with them are welcome to join. The group is an opportunity to share stories, experiences, and resources with like-minded parents and professionals. The support group meets every Friday morning from 10am to 11am at Eliott’s Corner. (6461 6283, email@example.com)
Weekly Farmer’s Market at Daystar Academy
On the heels of its successful downtown farmer’s market (held at 305 Guang’anmenwai Dajie in Xicheng District), the Country Fair and Farmer’s Market (CFF M) is launching a weekly Shunyi edition in collaboration with Daystar Academy. This event gives families the chance to buy seasonal organic fruits and vegetables, meet the farmers who grow the produce, and pick up artisanal jam, cheese, rice wine, tofu, pastries, soap, fair trade tea, essential oils, handicrafts, and more.
Free to attend. Every Sunday 10am-2pm. Daystar Academy, 2 Shunbai Lu, Shunyi District (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://weibo.com/1918547924 启明星双语学校，顺义区顺白路2号
Little Village Montessori School Opens in Shuangjing
LVMS is a new Montessori-based kindergarten for children aged 18 months to 6 years old. Located in Shuangjing just south of Guomao, it occupies an indoor and outdoor space of over 1,000sqm. Built by a team with a strong passion to prepare an ideal environment for children, the school hopes to create a unique community experience. Until September, tuition is RMB 5,500 per month for full day and RMB 3,800 for half day. Experience two weeks of pure Montessori education at LVMS for free; this offer lasts until September or while spaces are still available.
Rm 2310, 3/F Jinyunshengtong Building, 5 Huilin Lu, Fulicheng West, Shuangjing Chaoyang District (5876 6610, email@example.com) 北京蒙特梭利小镇幼儿园，朝阳区双井富力城西惠林路5号京运盛通大厦3层2310
Koala Mini Storage Opens in Beijing
Koala Mini Storage is a professional self-storage provider founded by Tim Zhou and Sean Qin. You can rent by the week, the month, or the year – and stop renting or switch to a different container size at any time. Their first store site is located next to Joy City Chaoyang, with more locations to come in Wangjing, Shuangjing and Haidian District. Only customers have the key to their storage space, which they can access 24/7, and the premises are protected by a security guard as well as an anti-theft system. Until May 18, customers who bring in a copy of the Beijinger or beijingkids can enjoy a month of storage for free. In April and May, all customers receive one month free if they rent for three months or more. Units start at RMB 99 per month and promotions are stackable but limited to one unit per customer.
Bldg 10, Unit 3, Qingnian Lu Xili, Chaoyang District. (5969 9390, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.koalaministorage.com 考拉迷你仓, 朝阳区青年路西里2号院10号楼