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Parent Workshop: Beating School Anxiety, Feb 28
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) is holding a bilingual workshop on how to help children cope with anxiety on February 28. This seminar will explore the meaning of “anxiety”, help parents spot the signs of anxiety in their children, and provide tips for dealing with anxiety at home. They will also help participants to better understand themselves and their children. All ages. Free. 8.30-10am. YCIS Beijing, Hall H. For more information or to register, please visit this page. Honglingjin Park, 5 Houbalizhuang, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区后八里庄5号红领巾公园东门（8583 3731, firstname.lastname@example.org）
Swiss School Beijing Open House, Feb 26
Swiss School Beijing is organizing an open house for families of children aged 3 and over. Participants will have an opportunity to visit the school, led by their elementary school Principal, Swiss School representatives, and admissions staff. Adults. Free. 9.15-11.30am. Swiss School Beijing. 10 Laiguangying Donglu, Chaoyang District. (email@example.com)
Italian cooking class at Hutong, Feb 26, Mar 10, Apr 10
The Hutong invites everyone to their Italian cooking class, where you can enjoy a three-and-a-half-hour cooking experience, and learn to make fresh egg pasta and authentic Italian panna cotta under the guidance of an expert instructor. Hutong will provide free wine while you enjoy your creations. All ages. RMB 350. 10.30 am-noon. The Hutong. For more information or to register, please visit here. 1 Jiudaowan Zhongxiang Hutong, Dongcheng District. 东城区九道湾中巷胡同1号(北新桥地铁站东南边) (6404 3355; 159 0104 6127)
O’Bar Wintergarten – Nuo Chalet, Mar 1
You are invited to the O’Bar Wintergarten at NUO Hotel Beijing, where you can taste authentic mountain dishes such as raclette, grandeur charcuterie platter, an international cheese platter, and baba au rum. All ages. 6pm. NUO Hotel Beijing. Please make reservations in advance. 2A Jiangtai Lu, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区将台路甲2号 (5926 828; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dumpling cooking class at Beijing Mandarin School, Feb 27
Beijing Mandarin School welcomes everyone to participate in their Chinese Lunar New Year dumpling cooking class, to learn how to make jiaozi, which is a staple food of northern China. All ages. RMB 150. 1-2:30pm. Beijing Mandarin School. E-tower. Rm 904-905, 9F, E-tower, Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区光华路12号数码01大厦9层904-905室 (6508-1026)
Family-Friendly Cuisine at Pauline’s Cuisine, Mar 1
Families will enjoy learning to make delicious, healthy classics at Pauline’s Cuisine’s Family-Friendly Cuisine class. The menu for the class includes sweet potato frittata, spaghetti bolognese, a healthy veggie quesadilla, and pumpkin oatmeal. Adults. RMB 420. 10am-1pm. For more information or sign up, please scan the QR code in the image or visit this page. Pauline’s Cuisine, Lido.
Photography intensive workshops, various dates in Feb and Mar
Prisscila Baxter regularly organizes photography workshops for different levels of photographers every month. The March schedule has five different themed photography courses: travel and street, retouching with Adobe Lightroom, light and portrait, geometric and symmetry, and events, night and flash in different locations. Adults. RMB 750 per class. 10am-1pm. Prisscila Baxter. (WeChat ID: prissbaxter; 131 2470 7430)
Intro to Studio Photography, Feb 26
For novice photographers, controlling lighting in the studio can be a challenging skill. The SLab is holding an Intro to studio photography class, which covers basic techniques for differentiating light sources in a studio setting to help students expand their understanding of the complementary perspectives associated with lighting and model positioning in professional photography. Participants will have an opportunity to use these devices and put the technology into practice, and be able to complete photo shooting exercises and get feedback to improve their skills and style. All ages. RMB 690. 7-9pm. The SLab. Rm 102, Bldg 5, 15 Dongzhimen Waidajie, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区东直门外大街15号楼5单元102室. (156 0120 1550; Wechat: TheSLabBeijing)
Song of Countryside Cloudy – The Symbiotic Contemporary Art Exhibition, Mar 3
No matter how society develops, the township spirit cannot be eliminated, and natural ecology cannot be eliminated. Inheriting traditional culture is the theme of this exhibition. It features five typical historic villages in China, from the towns by the Great Wall to the mountains and rivers, bringing together the essence of Pingping in Hebei, Songzhuang in Beijing, Wuyuan in Jiangxi, Hongya in Sichuan, and Anning in Yunnan. All ages. Free. 10am-8pm. Beijing Times Art Museum. Huaxi Live, 69 Fuxing Lu, Haidian District. 海淀区复兴路69号.(8567 9817)
Private Talent: Love, Feb 24-Mar 24
This exhibition focuses on various aspects of love, such as friendship, desire, joy, and sadness, and tells the story of love since the liberation of interpersonal relationships in the twentieth century. All ages. Free. 10am-7pm. Contemporary Art Culture Center. For more information or to register, please visit this page. 7 Gongti Xilu, Chaoyang District.
Peppa Pig Live, March 2-3
The most popular cartoon character from the UK, Peppa Pig, will come to Beijing to celebrate the Year of the Pig. Take your kids to enjoy an original stage play, delicious baked cakes, wonderful magic, and exciting balloons. All ages. RMB 180-480. 10.30am-7pm (March 2), 1-4pm (March 3). Beijing Comedy Theatre. For register, please visit this page. 11 Chaoyangmen Beidajie, Dongcheng District. 东城区朝阳门北大街11号。
Youth Unfinished: Lü Jia Conducts Beethoven and Schubert, Mar 3
Lü Jia is an internationally renowned Chinese conductor who has hosted more than 2,000 operas and concerts in Europe, the US, and around the world over the past 20 years. He was the first Asian conductor to become a prominent opera director in Italy, as well as the first Chinese conductor to direct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. On March 3, Lü Jia will conduct the China NCPA Orchestra at the National Centre For Performing Arts in works by Beethoven and Schubert. All ages. RMB 50-480. 7.30-9.30pm. National Centre For The Performing Arts (NCPA). For more information or to buy tickets, visit here. 2 Chang’an Jie, Xicheng District. 西城区西长安街2号. (6655 0000)
Speed Networking, Feb 27
Viva Women’s Professional Network is organizing a speed networking event at the Bookworm, giving attendees the opportunity to interact with other professionals in a structured process. Adults. RMB 180 (members), RMB 220 (non-members).6.30-9.30pm. The Bookworm. For more information or to register, please visit this page. Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区工体北路4号院. (6586 9507)
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