As we step into summer with temperatures soaring, head to the Beijing Riviera wine tasting evening to relax on the compound’s newly-opened terrace. Soon, summer will also bring football with the World Cup; in Shunyi, The Garage will be screening the games. If you’re still looking for summer camps, consider Flips & Kicks Plus at Daystar.
Beijing Riviera Wine Tasting Evening
On June 7 from 6-8pm, Beijing Riviera will host another of wine tasting evening led by sommeliers from 1941. Attendees will taste wines from 1941’s own vineyard in Beijing and a selection of imported French wines. There will be a sampling and discussion of five to eight reds and whites. The event will take place in the newly-refurbished and extended bar. Beijing Riviera For more information, call 8450 6888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flips & Kicks 2014 Summer Camp
This year’s Flips & Kicks Plus summer camp features a medley of gymnastics and other sports. On each day of the camp, one session will be dedicated to gymnastics training. For the rest of the time, the kids will have the chance to try a variety of other sports, including fencing, dance, karate, and ball sports. The camp’s location this summer is Daystar Academy.
Prices per block:
- RMB 1,800 half day (9am-noon)
- RMB 3,400 both blocks
- RMB 2,800 full day (9am-2.30pm)
- RMB 5,400 both blocks
- Block 1: June 30-July 4
- Block 2: July 7-July 11
Call Kai at 158 1068 6744 to book a spot. For more info, visit
2014 World Cup
Make sure you don’t miss out on all the action from this year’s World Cup in Brazil. Head over to The Garage Bar and Grill between June 13 and July 12. Whilst you’re there, enjoy a cool beer and something good to eat, with a great choice of burgers, steaks, ribs and chicken.
Jenny Wang Extension
Jenny Wang at Pinnacle Plaza has extended its floor space with a new butcher and deli section. This expansion means they can offer a larger range of fresh meats, including imported Australian beef, local meats, a variety of sausages, more cold cuts, and cheese.
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.