When: Saturday Nov 21, 10.30am-3.30pm
Where: Western Academy of Beijing (WAB)
Come one come all to the annual WAB Charity Bazaar. Find unique gift items, exceptional raffle prizes, Roundabout books, the Parent Link bake sale and international food and beverage vendors. The perfect atmosphere for a fun family day out, with projects for the kids and child-minding offered by their Grade 12 students. This year’s bazaar beneficiary is Chinese Orphans Assistance Team, or "COAT” which supports disabled and orphaned children in Henan Province. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roundabout Book Fair @ WAB Charity Bazaar
Come along and pick up some holiday reading, with thousands of recently donated, gently used books for all the family. Kid’s books starting from RMB 2, paperbacks RMB 10, and hardcover RMB 20, with books in many languages and genres. All proceeds will be used to help children in need.
Christmas Fayre & German Market
When: Saturday November 21, 4pm-7.30pm
Where: The British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi campus
Families and friends of all ages are invited to come and enjoy a fun filled evening at BSB Shunyi. Enjoy the sights and flavors of a traditional German Market organized by the Parents’ Association. The traditional wooden huts will be situated outdoors, so wear warm clothing to enjoy a selection of hot food including wurst, roast pork, pretzels, waffles, hot chocolate, and gluhwein. A wonderful array of homemade Christmas decorations will also be on offer and a stall run by ‘Sew Gorgeous’. During the evening there will be performances from the school choirs and the lighting of the tree.
Inside will be selected vendors selling Christmas gifts for all ages and a variety of games and activities to keep children busy and having fun. Younger children can meet Father Christmas in his grotto and receive a present. A Grand Charity Raffle will also take place. For more information contact (8047 3588) www.britishschool.org.cn/shunyi
When: Wednesday November 25, 10am-2pm
Where: Coffee & Books, Dulwich College Beijing (DCB)
With vendors selling Christmas gifts, jewelry, silks, gift wrap, and more. Table fees go towards supporting local charities. For more information, contact email@example.com
Winter Charity Bazaar 2015
When: Saturday November 28, 11am-4pm
Where: Beanstalk International Bilingual School (BIBS) Shunyi Campus
This wonderful event is a non-profit function, in which all proceeds will be donated to cooperating NGOs. Join in supporting these worthy causes as they showcase a wide variety of vendors: food, drinks, toys, candy, books, souvenirs, gifts, wine, and decorations. The event will feature live performances, music, a lucky draw, and a visit from Frosty the Snowman. Open to all the community. For more information contact (139 0138 7766, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.bibs.com.cn
Carols for a Cause
When: Sunday December 6, 11am-3pm
Where: Beijing Riviera Country Club
Pick up your Christmas gifts and goodies from a range of fabulous vendors. Be entertained by superb performances from International School Choirs. Money raised from the event will go to support the Migrant Children’s Foundation. For more information, contact email@example.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.