United Family Shunyi Clinic Extended Hours
To better serve their patients in the Shunyi community, the United Family Shunyi Clinic is now open until 9.30pm from Monday to Friday, and 7.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (BJU) 24hr Service Center 4008 919191, Emergency 5927 7120 www.ufh.com.cn
Roundabout Book Fair
The next Roundabout book fair will take place on Saturday September 19, from 10am-3pm at Keystone Academy. Pick up some paperbacks from RMB 10, hardbacks RMB 20, and kid´s books RMB 1, with many languages and genres available. Every single RMB you pay will directly help a child in need. Keystone Academy is located directly opposite Subway Station Houshayu (Line 15).
The Great Aussie BBQ
Enjoy a fun filled day at Dulwich College Beijing (DCB) as the Beijing Bombers and Shanghai Tigers compete in the AFL China Cup Game. Saturday September 19, from 11.30am-4pm, come and watch the Australian and British communities clash in a thrilling 20-20 Cricket Match. There will be plenty of food and drinks, with BBQ meat and veggie options. Snacks from a range of local vendors will also be available, and the kids will be kept entertained with supervised activities throughout the day.
Members RMB 180, RMB 90 kids under 12, free for kids under 4, family package RMB 450 (2 x adult, 2 x children), non-members RMB 230/120/580. Price includes ‘All You Can Eat’ BBQ and salads, free flow beers, free transport to and from the Australian Embassy and DCB. RSVP: email@example.com. For more information, contact 6595 9252 or visit www.austcham.org/events/great-aussie-bbq-2015
Sew GORGEOUS Community Project
Back by popular demand, another Sew Gorgeous trip to the Muxiyuan Fabric Market. On Thursday September 17, you can join in whatever way suits you best – take the guided tour if you haven’t been before, or just peruse the many alleyways yourself using the handy Sew Gorgeous Market Map. The bus leaves from The British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi campus at 8.30am sharp, or you can meet the group directly at the market. It’s a fun day out, where you can stock up your sewing room or fill up your orders for the tailor. All proceeds from Muxiyuan Market Tours go towards the project’s Sewing Room at the Love & Hope Migrant School in Shunyi. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org
Mooncake Making Class
Bring your family for a traditional mooncake making class on Saturday September 26 or Sunday September 27, from 3-5pm at Green T. House. With hot chocolate, tea, and all the ingredients and instruction you need to make mooncakes. RMB 288 per family (up to 4 persons). To book, call 6434 2519, 136 0113 7232.
HEY @ the Clubhouse
Every Tuesday and Friday at 10am, keep fit and have fun at a Heyrobics class. Held in the gym at River Garden Villas, 7 Yuyang Road, Houshayu, Shunyi District. For more information, contact (8046 1918, Beijing@heyrobics.com) www.heyrobics.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.