Sports Beijing Festival of Sport
On Saturday, August 22 from 10am-3pm Sports Beijing will be hosting their bi-annual Festival of Sport. The event will be held at the International School of Beijing (ISB) Fusion Indoor Dome. New and returning members aged four years and over, will be able to register for Sports Beijing’s fall 2015 activities. With over 20 activities to choose from, parents will have the chance to talk to the coaches, while kids can try out sports such as basketball, soccer, kungfu, rugby, karate, and street dance.
This fun-filled day will be a great chance to get course information, connect with the community, and find out more about Sports Beijing. For more information, contact 6430 1370 / 6430 1176, email@example.com.
Roundabout Book Fair
On Saturday August 29, from 10am-3pm, Roundabout will be holding one of their largest book fairs at The British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi. Pick up some late summer reading, some books for the kids, with many genres and languages available. The book fair will continue on Monday August 31 through Wednesday September 2, with books replenished every day. Thousands of gently used books for all the family, with paperbacks from RMB 10, hardbacks RMB 20, and kid´s books from RMB 1. All proceeds go directly to help a child in need. For more information, contact (137 1877 7761, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Shout! Rock Choir
Love to sing? Why not get together with other music lovers and sing your heart out with the new season of Imagine’s Shout! Rock Choir. Rehearsals are held at Beijing Riviera every Wednesday 10.30am-12.00noon, starting September 9. The choir takes rock songs and arranges them into multi-section pieces ready for all abilities. Even if you think you can’t sing you can still join in. Professional instructors teach the group in a fun and supportive way, and every season ends with an exciting performance opportunity. Your first try is always free. For more information, email email@example.com or visit the website www.imagine-china.com/shout-rock-choir
Beijing Riviera, 1 Xiang Jiang Bei Road, Shunyi District
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 Sports Beijing, Roundabout, Imagine