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“Just Like You” 2019 World Autism Awareness Day Celebration Event, Mar 31
This event is co-hosted by China Social Welfare Foundation, Beijing Association for Rehabilitation of Autistic Children, Beijing BISS International School (BISS), and ETU Education with the aim of raising public awareness about autism. An exhibition and auction of autistic children’s artwork will provide guests an opportunity to have a better understanding of autistic children’s artistic expression. All ages. Free admission. 2-5pm. BISS, No 17, Area 4, Anzhen Xili, Chaoyang District. (RSVP: email@example.com)
Help Your Child Beat School Anxiety at Yew Chung International School of Beijing, Apr 11
Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) will be offering a second workshop on “Beating School Anxiety” on April 11th. The workshop will be presented by YCIS Beijing’s School Counsellor, Rachel George, and is open to the general public. The workshop will help parents recognize the signs of anxiety in their children and offer some strategies for helping them overcome their stress. It will build on the lessons shared in last month’s Anxiety Workshop, and also include new information and resources so it will be a worthwhile experience for both new and returning parents. Adults. Free admission. 8:30-10 am. YCIS Beijing, Honglingjin Park, 5 Houbalizhuang, Chaoyang District. (RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org)
BSB Shunyi Car Boot Sale, Apr 14
The British School of Beijing, Shunyi (BSB Shunyi) together with Roundabout will be holding their second Car Boot Sale. Secondhand items will be sold by parents in the parking lot, with part of the proceeds from the event going to Roundabout. All ages. Free admission. 10am-1pm. BSB Shunyi. (email@example.com)
HoK Parents Education Workshop III – Setting Rules for Children – Why and How? Apr 18
House of Knowledge is committed to working with parents to develop the full potential of students. Therefore, they are arranging a parents’ education series of workshops to share the 21st-century educational spirit and methods, in order to help parents understand children behavior more clearly and build effective communications with their children. At this event, Farshad Danicek will explain what rules and boundaries mean to children, why they are important for their well-being and healthy development, and how children learn responsibility through rules. Adults. Free admission. 9.30-11.30 am. HoK Xinglong Campus: Block A, Unit 8, Xinglongzhuang, Chaoyang Road, Chaoyang District. (RSVP:firstname.lastname@example.org)
Seussical Jr at DCB, Apr 18-19
With a cast of over 40 and a live onstage band, Dulwich College Beijing’s (DCB’s) Junior School will be performing a Dr. Seuss themed musical called Seussical Jr. Scan the QR code for tickets. Ages 3+. RMB 50/80 7pm. DCB, 89 Capital Airport Rd., Shunyi District. (RSVP: email@example.com)
Learning to Read: English Literacy Foundations, Apr 19
3e International School’s Tea Talk for April provides parents with a sequential understanding of the English reading process from Pre-Kindergarten through to Elementary. The session will assist parents with advice and guidelines to help children establish strong English literacy foundations and to further understand the process to support their children during these formative years. The event will be presented by 3e Pre-Kindergarten English teacher Jovita Yenata, 3e Kindergarten English teacher Amanda Boarman, and 3e Elementary Principal Katherine Crawford. Adults. Free admission. 9-10.30am. 3e International School, 9-1 Jiangtai Xilu, Lido. (RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org)
“The Best of British” Celebrating 400 Years of Dulwich College, Apr 20
For the 400th anniversary of the founding school in London, DCB will be holding a special charity gala this year. Enjoy an executive chef dinner, prizes, entertainment, and a free flow of wine while supporting the New Hope Foundation. Scan QR code for tickets. Adults. RMB 1,100 per ticket, RMB 10,000 for a table of 10. 6pm. Dulwich College Beijing, 48 Liangmaqiao Rd, Sanyuanqiao, Chaoyang District. (RSVP: email@example.com)
Sports Day at Joy EL International Academy, Apr 26
Joy EL International Academy’s Sports Day takes as its motto “Friendship First, Competition Second,” rather than only paying attention to results. The day will feature a wide variety of sporting events, games and activities. All ages. Free admission. 8.30am-3.30pm. Joy EL. No. 8, Laiguangying East Road, Chaoyang District.
Joy EL’s First International Celebration, Apr 27
And the following day, Joy EL holds their Family Fair, a whole school event open to the public. Staff, students, and families come together at the fair to share in fun activities, games, music, and food. The theme this year will be “International Celebration,” and it will take place throughout their outdoor campus, which will be sectioned into different areas: Fun Park (games and bouncy castles), International Park (booths representing ten different countries, a background for photos, and cartoon figures), Entertainment Park (stage shows), Food Park (world cuisine), and a rest area. All ages. Free admission. 10am-4pm. JOY EL, No. 8, Laiguangying East Road, Chaoyang District.
3e Charity Community Day, Apr 27
3e International School welcomes you to attend the annual 3e Charity Community Day. The event will provide an opportunity to buy bargain items and to entertain the family with games and activities. Families are invited to sell well-maintained secondhand goods: toys, books, and other household items. Families and vendors can book a table for RMB 100 (table fees will be donated to Living Water Children’s Home). All ages. Free admission. 10am-12noon. 3e International School. 9-1 Jiangtai Xilu, Lido. (6437 3344 firstname.lastname@example.org)
GCD Call for Vendors and Sponsors, May 11
This year on May 11, YCIS Beijing will celebrate its 11th annual Global Community Day (GCD), and they are looking for vendors and sponsors. GCD, their biggest event of the school year, is an outdoor celebration of the talent of the students, the diversity of families, and community-wide relationships. It is also an opportunity for them to raise money for their charity, YCEF’s Seeds of Hope. All ages. YCIS Beijing, Honglingjin Park, 5 Houbalizhuang, Chaoyang District. (More info: email@example.com)
Support WAB’s Fun Fair & Rock in the Park, May 25
WAB’s biggest outdoor events of the calendar year will take place on Saturday, May 25. They are now seeking corporate sponsors for the annual WAB Fun Fair and Rock in the Park events which saw more than 5,000 people come to the WAB campus last year. Rock in the Park will run from 2pm to 8.30pm, and features a variety of student performances, activities, local vendors, and delicious food. Fun Fair organized by WAB’s Parent Link, will be from 3 to 6pm. For more information about the opportunities available, please contact Kun Jiao, WAB’s Advancement Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr. Rommel’s Cooking Class with the Little Chefs, every Sat until Jun 12
Mr. Rommel’s Cooking Class is a cooking class aimed at children. Participants will learn the basics of cooking, such as the importance of properly cutting, as well as smelling, pouring, kneading, and having fun in the kitchen. Kids. 10-11am. Ivy Academy Sanlitun Campus, No.13 Sanlitun East 4th Street, Chaoyang District. RMB 3,300 (RSVP: Weekend@daystar.com)
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