The schools might be closed but some parents still have to go to work. From awareness campaigns to dancing to naturing artistic talents, the following events will be taking place around town over the weekend, with some spilling over to Monday. Don’t forget to check our events page for more activities around town.
World Rabies Day: Vaccination Drive and Awareness & Prevention Seminar at ICVS
Did you know rabies is the leading fatal infectious disease in China? Get to learn more about rabies and how to prevent this disease from spreading during a seminar at ICVS on World Rabies Day (Sep 28). Rabies is the oldest and deadliest disease known to mankind.
Who? All ages
When? September 28
What time? 10-11am
How much? Free
Contact: 8456 1939/40/41, ICVS_CHINA@yahoo.com
ArtBug’s Beyond The Drawing Block
The ArtBug will be closed during the Golden week holiday (October 1- 7). However they will be having a three day (Sep 28-30) art class where kids can get the chance to tap into their artist nature while parents are at work.
Who? Ages 3-6
When? September 28-30
What time? 8:30am-3:30pm
How much? RMB 1,190 per person (3days). Group purchase (4 members together) will enjoy a discount of 20% off!
Contact: 5900 0270, http://www.artbug.com.cn
UCCA Children’s Artist Workshop: Dance Together
Using Tino Sehgal’s works as inspiration, a professional dancer will lead the children in relaxing their bodies, and mimicking the rhythm with their limbs. Also initiate different games with the children and lead them in creating their own situations with the use of everyday household objects.
Tino Sehgal is an English-German artist famous for his “staged situations” performance pieces where he uses immaterial forms to create situations and atmospheres.
When? September 28
What time? 10-11.30am
How much? Free for 2012, 2013 members
Notes? Only offered in Chinese
Contact: 5780 0200, firstname.lastname@example.org
Check our events sections for more great things to do this coming weekend. Click here to view our newsletter that highlights other events to do during the coming week as well.
Check on back here to get to know what activities and where to go during the National Holiday.
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