Welcome back! To get back into the rhythm of things, here’s a slew of upcoming events in Shunyi:
ISB Charity Fashion Show 2015
The International School of Beijing (ISB) will be hosting its annual charity fashion show on Saturday March 7 from 6-9pm. Completely student-run, the show will be held in the school’s theater and is one of ISB’s most popular annual events. The show’s objective is to raise funds and awareness for local charities while showcasing the students’ original creations. This year’s event will raise money for the Love and Hope Center in Beijing to provide job and education opportunities for impoverished students. RMB 100, RMB 50 (students). For more information on, contact 183 0149 9845 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harrow Beijing to Harvard
Harrow International School Beijing is hosting an information session called "From Harrow Beijing to Harvard." The first session will be held on Tuesday March 3 at 8.30am in the third floor Lecture Room. School Counselor Stephannie Tebow will examine parenting behaviors, strategies, and actions that can have a negative impact on children and how to avoid them. The 45-minute session will be presented in English and Mandarin, and will finish with a Q&A period. Free and open to all, seating is limited to 30 people. Refreshments will be served in the lobby before the session begins. To book your spot, contact 6444 8900 ext. 6900 or email@example.com.
Parent Effectiveness Training
Keystone Academy will host the next round of Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T). All classes will take place on Tuesdays from 8.30-11.30am starting March 3. The sessions are open to everyone, not just Keystone parents. The course consists of eight sessions, all of which need to be attended (24 hours in total). Please note, the course can only be presented in English, without interpreters, and is only for adult attendance. Childcare is not available. To book a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.counsellingwithnaomi.com.
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.
Photos: Courtesy of ISB, CircaSassy, Kelly DeLay (Flickr)