Now that everyone in Shunyi is back from the winter holiday break, there are many activities to consider and post in your 2013 calendars. What’s coming up:
Raising over RMB 33,000 during the November book fair, Roundabout is now preparing for the next one to be held on January 19 at the BSB Shunyi campus from 10am-3pm. Proceeds from this book fair will benefit a 16-year-old girl suffering from bone cancer. Her December surgery will need follow-up chemotherapy, and Roundabout hopes to be able to assist her poor family in the efforts to save her leg and her life.
If you are able to offer your volunteer time for this event, here are some needs:
Friday, January 18: Set-up includes putting up the tables and loading baskets with books; starts around 10am.
Saturday, January 19: Any time between 9:30am-3pm you can assist at a cash desk, the reserved desk, taking e-mail addresses, re-stocking books and helping customers.
To inquire, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 139 1002 4146.
Exercise, Exercise, Exercise!
New Year’s Resolutions often include exercise and fitness, so here are a few options to consider:
*Bollywood Dance begins again in the River Garden Dance Studio – no age restrictions or previous experience needed! Enjoy colorful costumes, energetic choreographies and great exercise while combining western and traditional Indian dance styles. Join on Tuesdays with Orli at 10am (email@example.com) or Thursday with Cindy at 11am (firstname.lastname@example.org). The first session is for you to try out for free!!
*Spring Tai Tai Tennis sign-up is on Thursday, January 17 at Jamaica Blue (Yosemite Clubhouse) from 10am-noon. Players of all levels are welcome to join this doubles’ league, running from the end of February through mid-May. Cost is RMB 200 per person, and it includes the end-of-season lunch and prize giving. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 136 5134 6314.
*A new Step Aerobics class begins at Dragon Bay. Beginners to Intermediate level classes run on Fridays from 9-10am; e-mail Antje at firstname.lastname@example.org. Advanced students with previous experience meet on Tuesdays from 8:30-9:30am; e-mail Sonja at email@example.com.
*Spin + is a tremendous cycling workout set to great music with guaranteed results! For various levels and opportunities, contact Stella Chan Marinaro at 186 0127 4767 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Spin + classes are held at the Human in Motion studio in the Cathay View Garden Plaza (near WAB).
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