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The Bookworm Literary Festival 2019: Stress in the City, Mar 25
Enoch Li, the author of Stress in the City: Playing Your Way Out of Depression, is appearing at the Bookworm on Monday, March 25 as part of The Bookworm Literary Festival 2019. Li will talk about her journey from burning out at the top of the corporate ladder to living a more balanced lifestyle and embracing her inner child. Adults. RMB 60. Register here. 6-8pm. The Bookworm.
March Open Days at YCIS Beijing, Mar 26, 28
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) invites parents to attend their Early Childhood Education Open Day on March 26 and visit the school’s Learning Communities. On March 28, parents can discover the unique Learning Community model in Primary and Secondary schools, the integrated Chinese program, and how the curriculum and teaching prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century. Adults. Free admission. 9-11am. RSVP here.
Mindful Parenting Intro Session: Through the Calm and the Chaos, Mar 26
Learn mindfulness-based techniques to help you pause and calm down rather than react and lose it at your kids. This English-language session is led by certified mindfulness teacher and masters of Marriage and Family Therapy graduate Masooma Kachelo. Adults. RMB 100. Register here. 10-11.30am. Roundabout Boutique.
Blogging in Beijing’s Quarterly Meet-up and Networking Series: “Standout Stories”, Mar 28
Social media spaces are already congested with compelling narratives. How will you make your story stand out? The Blogging in Beijing WeChat group invites everyone to their quarterly networking event on March 28 at Lincey Italian Restaurant & Cafe. In this month’s free gathering, we move on to the strategies you can use to make your stories stand out in the already-congested social media spaces. The speakers include the Beijinger‘s Kyle Mullin and marketing professional Miguel Roberg. Ages 18+. Free to attend (but registration is needed as there are only 25 seats). 6.30-9pm. Lincey Italian Restaurant & Cafe. For more inquiries, contact Andy Penafuerte on WeChat (ID: anp3rd).
Pauline’s Cuisine: Protein Power, Mar 29
Want to bulk up or just looking to add a little more protein to your diet? Pauline’s Cuisine has the class for you. Learn to make fresh ricotta, chickpea salad, a frittata with spinach, honey sesame tofu, and sweet cashew dip, and then sit down to lunch on the delicious food you’ve made. Adults. RMB 420. 10am-1pm. Pauline’s Cuisine, Lido. (WeChat ID: paulus155)
Artistic Encounter with Filipino Artist Jensen Moreno at Joy EL International Academy, Mar 30
Joy EL International Academy, in cooperation with The Filipino Teachers in China, presents the fourth TFT (The Filipino Teachers) Speaker Series, featuring Jensen Moreno, a well-established Filipino artist whose works spotlight high-profile personalities and are exhibited in some private galleries. Jensen has been a passionate teacher of art for over 12 years and is dedicated to enhancing students’ creative potential to achieve success in many aspects of their lives. All ages. Free admission and refreshments will be served. 9-11am. JOY EL International Academy.
The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China Charity Spring Ball 2019, Mar 30
The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) invite everyone to the biggest Danish party of the year, the Grand Danish “Hygge” Gala for Charity on March 30. Enjoy the night with a grand party courtesy of legendary Danish guitarist Tim Christensen, famed classical Chinese cellist player Zhu Yibing, Beijing-based explosive party-starters Solid Gold, and many more! The DCCC hold their 23rd annual Gala Ball this year, teaming up with Beijing Hefeng Foundation of Arts Summer School to make this evening bigger and more charitable. Adults. RMB 1,300 (non-members), RMB 1,100 (members). From 6pm. Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center. (email@example.com)
Art Afrik Watoto at ART+798, Mar 31
The African continent is home to many different cultures and traditions, and your family doesn’t have to fly thousands of miles to experience them this spring. ART+798 brings the feeling of unique African traditions to Beijing through the Art Afrik Watoto event on March 31, full of learning activities for children. A creative doctor from Uganda will introduce an African folk story with visual arts. The activities also include a fusion of storytelling and music, as well as a high-energy folk dance session for kids! Adults. RMB 299 (non-members), RMB 199 (members). 2-4pm. Art+798 International Art & Reading Space. (173 0105 7981)
Beijing Farmers Market at Nali Patio, Mar 26
Nali Patio hosts the Beijing Farmers Market every Tuesday this month. Shop around for second-hand clothes, DIY toys, homemade food, and farm fresh goodies. All ages. Free to attend. Visit this page for more info. 11am-2pm. Nali Patio courtyard.
Hello Future Kindergarten Songs and Stories, Mar 26
Hello Future Kindergarten hosts a weekly toddler playgroup every Tuesday morning from 9.15am to 10.15am. There’s reading, singing, dancing, and crafts for the kids, and coffee for mom and dad. Hello Future recommends that parents and not ayis attend this playgroup. Ages 6 months-3 years and parents. RMB 70. Scan the QR code on the poster to register. 9.15-10.15am. Hello Future Kindergarten, Cathay View West Gate, Maquanying.
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