We’ve had a really busy few weeks, but Shunyi Happenings is slowing down. We have fewer events to report this week. If you want to promote an event, store opening or closing, sale, and any other fun family friendly event taking place in Shunyi, please get in touch with our Shunyi Correspondent Anjana Kainikkara by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Ayi Western Cooking Workshop at Chopstix and SporksFor adults. Help your ayi work toward a perfectly balanced Western meal by signing her up for these classes that take place every Thursday. She’ll acquire the basic skills to make delightful meals with a focus on food safety, while your family will benefit from healthy, and nutritious food. Scan the QR code (on the flyer) to join their WeChat group or Facebook page and get regular updates. Registration required.
RMB 200 per class, RMB 525 for three classes (paid in advance). 10am-12pm, 1pm-3pm. Chopstix and Sporks, (Scan QR code)
All in One Market on Sundays
All Ages. If you haven’t already done so, stop by and check out the Riviera Sunday All in One Market, a regular feature in the community. It’s a family event with something fun for everyone – food, shopping and playtime for kids. A number of Beijing vendors sell everything from fashion apparel to household appliances to food and drink. Activities for the kids overflow with two huge bouncy castles, face painting, magic shows and more. Free. 11am-4pm. Riviera Country Club, No.1, Xiang Jiang Bei Road, Chaoyang District (+86 10 84506888)
Art & Wine for Charity at Balmain Gourmet, May 28
Celebrate the simple pleasures of life. It’s not too late to register to view this fabulous art exhibition by Beverly Howard. Donna Brown will introduce the wines chosen for this evening, which pair perfectly with the mood of the exhibition. Tickets include four wines paired with nibbles, including gourmet sausages. Proceeds from sales go to support Little Flower Orphanage and towards a life saving surgery for a child in need. For more details or to RSVP, contact email@example.com.
RMB 160. 6.30pm onwards. Balmain Gourmet Meat & Grill, South Gate of Yosemite A, YuYang Road, Shunyi District (18600039708, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Photo: Le Living and co (Flickr), and courtesy of Balmain Gourmet, Cindy Young, Riviera Country Club.