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BIBA Day, Sep 28
The community-wide celebration of BIBA Day has a theme of “Serving our Community, Honoring China,” to better the surrounding community and to recognize the National Holiday. Grade 3 students will organize a flea market at Shine Hills, in front of Uniqlo in the North Section, from 9.30am to 11.30am. BIBA parents and families are also invited to join the afternoon ceremony at BIBA’s main gym at 1.30pm. All ages. For more info about the event admission, visit this page. Activities start at 8.30am. Beijing International Bilingual Academy.
World Class: Filipino Artist Jensen Moreno’s 6th Solo Painting Exhibition, until Sep 28
The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines presents World Class, featuring Filipino artist Jensen Moreno. This will be Moreno’s 6th solo painting exhibition in Beijing. Moreno’s previous exhibition, titled Hall of Fame, showcased her collection of portraits of the people she admires, including that of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. She donated the said portrait to the Philippine Embassy in Beijing for the celebration of Rizal’s 157th birth anniversary. All ages. Free admission but a passport is required. 9am-5pm. Philippine Embassy, Jianguomen.
The ‘Midnight in Peking’ Walking Tour, Sep 29
Bespoke’s next Midnight in Peking Walking Tour is perfect for fans of the book, history buffs, and those looking for a Saturday night out with a difference. Paul French’s New York Times bestselling murder mystery captured imaginations across the world when it was released. Now, with the help of historian Lars Ulrick Thom, Bespoke brings 1930s Peking back to life through a walking tour like no other. As night falls, you’ll follow in the footsteps of the victim’s father, ETC Werner, as he frantically searched for his daughter, and learn about the shady characters implicated in her killing. Ages 18+. RMB 388 per person (buy tickets here). 6.30-9.30pm. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Imagine Adventure Camp (Golden Week Holiday), Sep 29-Oct 7
Imagine’s Golden Week Holiday camp gives kids a chance to participate in some of Imagine most iconic adventures: Civilisation Game, parkour, indoor climbing, indoor ski, and Adventure Park. The camp length can be at least 3 days from a total of 9 days. All ages. RMB 700-900 inclusive of transport. Get a 100 RMB discount per day by signing up with two more friends. Visit this page for more info. (WeChat ID: Imagine-china, 5739 4933, email@example.com)
Summer Palace Tour, Sep 30
Enjoy one of the most beautiful Chinese imperial gardens before the maddening crowds fill it all for the Chinese National Holiday celebrations. Discover which special woman in his life Emperor Qianlong commissioned these amazing gardens for, take a stroll along the longest corridor in the world and let the stories behind the paintings inspire you. Adults. RMB 290 per person. See this page for more info about the itinerary. 1.30-3.30pm. Tours must be booked in advance. (138 1777 0229, info@newmantour
Let’s Leaf You to Temptation: Parwaaz’s South Indian Meal DInner, Sep 30
Parwaaz Spice Route Concepts hosts a traditional South Indian feast where dishes are served on a banana leaf. All ages. RMB 275 per person (scan the QR code on the poster to register). Dinner begins at 7pm. The Orchid Lodge, 66 Baochao Hutong.
Kids City – First Architectural Workshop For Kids, Oct 1
KidsCity! holds their first architectural workshop on October 1 with a team of designers and architects building a collective architectural model of Beijing with the city’s most iconic landmarks. Ages 7-12. RMB 350 (scan the poster for more info). 9am-7pm. Parkview Green Art 798 (751 D Park at 798 Art District).
October Holiday Signature Camp, Oct 1-5
Atelier will present a Signature Holiday Camp on the theme of The Middles Ages full of history, fun, and creativity during the October Golden Week. Full-day camp starting at the age of 6 years old. Half-day for Art and half-day for Fablab. Students will make- a castle, stained glass, drawbridge, trebuchet etc… Half-day option for the younger group (5 to 7 years old) for Art Camp. Locations will be in Atelier Sanlitun and Atelier Shunyi. All ages. RMB 1,800-4,000 (register here). 10am-4pm. Atelier. (WeChat ID: atelier_apas, 6416 1614, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fashion Design Camp at Atelier (October Holiday), Oct 1-5
During the October Golden Week, Atelier will present a unique Fashion Design Camp on the theme of The Middles Ages. The students are going to design their own costume inspired by the medieval fashion style. It is designed and open to the students at the age of eight and plus. Students will discover medieval period and costumes and learn about the history of fashion design. It is an A to Z project where they will learn to make fashion design drawing, take measures of body shapes, make clothes pattern, dye DIY fabrics, and more. All ages. RMB 2,500. 1.30-4pm. Atelier Shunyi. (WeChat ID: ateliershunyi, 5686 4243, email@example.com)
Artistic Gymnastics – Recreational and Competitive Level, every Tue/Thu and Sat/Sun
Triple Gymnastics provide gymnastics training program for all ages including parent-kid group, kinder group, boys’ gymnastics, girls’ gymnastics, competitive team gymnastics, and adult gymnastics. Their courses are designed to enhance coordination and agility, body awareness and balance, develop posture and confident body movement, enhance creativity, and build self-confidence, strength, flexibility, and a healthy mind. All ages. RMB 150 per hour. 6-8pm (Tue/Thu), 9am-4.30pm (Sat/Sun). Dulwich College Legend Garden Campus-New Dome (Ricky Zhang: 134 3955 4192, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Photos: Courtesy of BIBA (featured photo) and event organizers