Summer Gift & Lifestyle Fair
A ballroom full of homeware, fashion, accessories, food, gifts and kids’ stuff. Free entry. Open 10am-7pm at the Grand Ballroom, The Conrad Hotel, 88 Queensway, Admiralty.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
A heartwarming tale about a tea-guzzling tiger. Expect oodles of magic, sing-along songs and clumsy chaos. The 55-minute production is recommended for kids aged 3+. Tickets from $195-435 at hkticketing.com or call 2547 7150.
Dragon Boat Carnival
Three days of festivities and racing. The races take place on Victoria Harbour, with spectator viewing along the waterfront and the Promenade Event Space, near the Observation Wheel. Plus, enjoy beer at the San Miguel BeerFest, live music, a fleet of food trucks and activities and entertainment for kids. Free entry and a family-friendly atmosphere. For more information, visit discoverhongkong.com
Sting – 57th & 9th tour
The music legend tours his latest album, 57th & 9th. See him perform live at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre with a three-piece band. Tickets from $588 at hkticketing.com
ESF Language & Learning Parents Workshop Sleep Training Solutions
A workshop on sleep training for new babies, with information on feeding, nap and bedtime schedules. Tickets are $150. 4-5pm, ESF Language & Learning Centre 2/F Prime Mansion 183-187 Johnston Road, Wan Chai. Book your space at eventbrite.hk
Sai Kung Live
A new monthly music event will be rocking Sai Kung’s waterfront this month. The inaugural event will kickoff with Sai Kung based The Village Dogs, an acoustic duo, and Levelling Out, a classic rock band. Free admission, 8-11pm. S2 Waterfront, G/F, Waterfront Park, 1 Wai Man Road, Sai Kung. For more information visit facebook.com/groups/220195051804462
ASI Instructor Training
Love to SUP and Yoga? A variety of courses covering water safety, rescue, SUP in closed and open water environments and SUP Yoga. Course fees start at $800 for half a day. BYO lunch, a SUP board/leash/paddle and SUP clothing. Stanley Sports Centre, 1/F, Stanley Municipal Services Building, 6 Stanley Market Road. For details, visit academyofsurfing.com or email email@example.com
Handmade Hong Kong Park Island
Indie arts, crafts and traders fair on Park Island, Ma Wan. Free entry, handmadehongkong.com
World environment day
Keep it green.
JUN 7, 14, 21 & 28
CATCH Pamper & Playdate Series
Newly launched massage sessions for mamas of young children. Parents can enjoy 30-minute massages while kids play trained early childhood professionals. $420 per parent and child; $100 for each additional child. Every Wednesday in June, 3-5:30pm, 2/F Soundwill Plaza II, 1 Tang Lung Street, East Point. Suitable for children aged 1 to 4, catchapp.com.hk/pamperandplaydatejune2017/
JUN 7, 14, 21, 28
BOGA Fitmat classes
Total body workout on a floating fitness mat in a swimming pool. 10:30-11:30am, The American Club, Tai Tam. Prices are $585 per person (a maximum of four people per class). To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org (preferably with your or a friend’s club membership number) or email email@example.com
Sai Kung pop-up
A range of local businesses showcase their products in this day-long pop up shop, including Gifts in a Tin, Not Only Olives, Ladies Who Lunch (dresses), Sai Kung First Aid and Bella Blu Design (hats). 11am-5pm, CENA in the square. For further details, call Claire Brownless on 6100 0253.
My Fair Lady
A musical production based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, brought to Hong Kong by Face Productions. Featuring everyone’s favourite Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle. The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai. hkticketing.com.hk
Coaching in Education
ESF King George V secondary school hosts a conference to share best coaching practice. Open to all parents as well as KGV staff and families. KGV School, 2 Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, cie2017.kgv.edu.hk.
Evolution Asia Yoga Conference
The Evolution Asia Yoga Conference celebrates its 10th anniversary with a spectacular lineup of over 160 classes, workshops and events. Entry is free if you want to check out the stalls and do some shopping, but you must register if you want to participate in the classes (there’s something for all levels, bodies and minds). Sign up before June 7 at asiayogaconference.com. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai.
Retykle pop up shop
Pre-loved designer kids clothes online boutique Retykle holds its first pop-up shop at Maggie & Rose. Maggie & Rose members will get a “My Hong Kong Alphabet” book (worth $160) with every purchase over $600. Clothes passed onto Retykle will be resold or donated to HandsOn Hong Kong. 2-8pm (June 9); 9am-12pm (June 10), Maggie & Rose, Shop 301 the pulse, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay.
Kayak n Run
Two races at Tai Tam Bay – a family race and adult race, starting at 8am and 9am, respectively. Check out the course route and register before June 6 at actionasiaevents.com.
JUN 10 & 11
Over 30 vendors plus the Italian Chamber of Commerce with gelato, pizza, pasta, foccacia, olive oil, wines, beers, jewellery and fashion. Plus a kid’s area, sea-view terrace, lucky draws, live music and other entertainment. Midday-8pm, Cyberport – The Arcade, Ocean View Court & Sea View Terrace, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam. Free for ICC members, $50 for non-members.
Malvern College/Zoggs Splash 2017
Fun open water swim races for kids aged 7-14 years old at VRC Deepwater Bay, 8am-midday. Lots of categories plus BBQ breakfast. For details and registration, visit skbasecamp.com
SCREENAGERS: Growing up in the digital age
Movie by physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston exploring kids’ struggles with social media, video games, academics and internet addiction and how we can intervene. 3:30-5:30pm, Character Education Foundation, 4/F, Hong Kong China Tower, 8-12 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai. Tickets are $161.50 from eventbrite.com
UNTIL JUN 13
Back by popular demand at Flex Studio. Suitable for ages 6 and up. Tuesdays from 4:15-5:15pm at Shops 308-310, One Island South, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang. Call 2813 2212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shop, wine and dine with friends – find children’s books, gifts, swimwear, jewellery, crafts and more. Plus there’s a mini spa and play area for little ones. This is the last Mums@PLAY bazaar before the summer break. Free entry. 10:30am-6:30pm, El Charro, The Arcade, Cyberport, Pok Fu Lam. Contact at mehroo@mumsatplayevent, mumsatplay.com.
Free talk: Stay healthy during summer travels
The Round Clinic homeopaths Michelle and Lisa will give advice on how to boost your immune system and use natural remedies to treat common illnesses while you’re on the go. Free, 6:30-8pm, The Round Clinic, 12/F Suite 1227-28, 2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, call 2648 2612 or email email@example.com.
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s A Grand Night For Singing
A romantic and family-friendly musical revue showcasing the exhilarating music of Richard Rodgers and lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II. Featuring popular songs from Allegro, Me and Juliet, Flower Drum Song, Carousel, Oklahoma!, The King and I, Cinderella and The Sound of Music. The Fringe Underground, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, $280 (including one drink); $224 for members from ticketflap.com/hongkongsingers
The Summer Ceilidh
Get your kilt on for the annual Summer Ceilidh and three-course Scottish-themed dinner, hosted by the British Chamber of Commerce. 8pm-1am, Aberdeen Marina Club, 8 Shum Wan Road, Aberdeen. Tickets are on sale now for $1,400 each (or $15,800 for a table of 12) at ticketflap.com/ceilidh2017.
JUN 17 & 25
STAGE RIGHT! Youth Theatre Festival 2017
STAGE RIGHT are back with their fourth theatre festival with four shows spread across two dates. The children will be performing titles such as Alice in Wonderland and The Princess and the Frog at the Hong Kong Academy. For both dates, shows start at 4:30pm. For more information call 9225 8924 or visit stagerighthk.com
Don’t forget the main man!
JUN 21, 22, 24
Stamford American School Open House
Meet Superintendent Malcolm Kay, plus families will also get to participate in a Q&A session and meet Stamford’s Admissions Team. For families with children aged 5-13. Free admission. Two Exchange Square, Level 40, Suites 4005-07, 8 Connaught Place, Central, RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org or 2500 8688, sais.edu.hk.
Britney Spears Live in Hong Kong
That’s right, Britney’s in town for one night only. The ‘90s pop icon will be performing her hit Piece of Me show in Hong Kong as part of an international tour, before she ends her four-year Las Vegas residency in December. Tickets from $588, hkticketing.com. Arena, AsiaWorld-Expo, Cheong Wing Road, Chek Lap Kok.
UNTIL JUN 30
Le French May Arts Festival
The annual festival celebrating all things French continues into June, with over 150 programmes covering art, dance, cinema, music, gastronomy and more. Highlights include an exhibition on the Louvre museum, a performance by dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet, European ballets and Hong Kong Ballet and a live jazz series, frenchmay.com.