Feb 9 Newsletter

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In The Spotlight:

Coming Soon! The New & Improved Friday Market

Find tasty international food, take-away meals, baked goods, and high quality products and services at Community Center Shanghai’s Friday Market.

New for 2017!

- Pre-ordering to guarantee selection and availability
- Enjoy the Friday Market Talk and Demo of the Day
- Discover new products and businesses
- Meet friends and have a meal at the Friday Market Community Table
- Enter to win in the Lucky Draw of the Day
- Support small, local businesses and start-ups

The new and improved FRIDAY MARKET:
Date: Friday, February 24
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Location: Pudong Center



Learn More About
What We Do

Starting next week, you’ll be able to pick up the latest brochures about Community Center Shanghai and learn more about what we do for you and the community.


Highlight classes:
CCS Pudong


Photography Workshop - Get Out of Auto Mode

This 3-hour intensive class will touch on a few aspects of contemporary photo-making that will jumpstart your creativity with your DSLR:

- Break away from auto modes and start taking control of the settings in your DSLR
- How to handle low-light situations
- Shoot with backlighting and how to use shallow depth of field
- Shooting from alternate angles and compositions

This is a hands-on workshop with plenty of exercises and Q & A opportunities.

Date: Tuesday, Feb 21
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Fee: 400 RMB
Register here.


New! ABCs to Leather Craft

Learn about the leather production process, the different types of leather, functionality, how to care for leather, in addition to completing a small project.

Leather Language
· General view of the leather production process
· Different types of leather and their functionality
· Care for your leather
· Trend topic: Leather versus the environment

Know Your Tools
· Basic process of making a handmade leather product
· Basic tools
· Add on tools

From Theory to Action
Choose to make one of the following:
· 280 RMB - coin pouch, business card holder, or smart phone pouch (small)
· 350 RMB - single pocket pouch, passport holder, wallet (unisex), notebook, or smart phone pouch (big)
· 400 RMB - mini iPad holder with flip cover, iPad holder with side clasp, or triple pocket pouch, zip pouch

Date: Tuesday, Feb 21

Time: 1 - 4:30 pm
Fee: 280 - 400 RMB
Depending on project
Register here.


02/21   Healthy Cooking by Sprout Lifestyle
02/22   New! Hand-pulled Noodles+Sliced Noodles拉面+刀削面
02/22   Self Defense and Personal Protection Session 1
02/22   Typical Indian Cooking Class - Samosa

CCS Hongqiao

Conversation Clubs

Join our Chinese/English Conversation Clubs to practice speaking Chinese and English in a relaxed and informal environment while meeting new people, learning about other cultures, and talking about engaging topics that changes weekly. After a few sessions of in-class practice, there will be practical conversation outside of the club.


Chinese Conversation Club Beginner (Topic: Bank)

Day: Every Friday
Time: 10 - 11:30 am
Fee: 50 RMB
Register here.


English Conversation Club - Beginner/Advance

Day: Every Monday
Time: 10 - 11:30 am
Fee: 50 RMB
Register here.


Acrylic Painting for Adults/Kids

With acrylics, create different styles of art on canvas and experiment with color, shape, line, form, pattern, and texture to create unique pieces of art.


Adult Course

Dates: Feb 16 – Mar 16, Thu
Time: 12:30 – 2:30 pm
Fee: 1000 RMB
Register here.


Kids’ Workshop

Date: Saturday, February 11
Time: 11:30 am – 1 pm
Fee: 250 RMB
Register here.


02/10   Chinese Brush Painting Workshop
02/10   Chinese Food Therapy – Fatty Liver Prevention
02/10   Muslim Market Tour
02/10   NEW! Chinese Culture Series - Chinese Tradition, Lantern Festival 中国文化系列-中国传统,元宵节
02/13   Chinese Character Writing Workshop 汉字书写单课

CCS Minhang


Digital Photography (Beginner’s Class)

This is a great introduction to DSLR basics that includes learning about camera bodies and its settings with emphasis on ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. Every class features a creative hour where photographers focus on various lighting situations to capture family and travel photographs.

Dates: Feb 21 – Mar 7, Tuesdays
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Fee: 1000 RMB
Register here.


New! Sewing for Kids

Discover your inner fashion designer and learn to sew your very own clothes, accessories, and decorations. Students will use sewing machine straight away and will build their confidence weekly through a wide range of projects. Projects are changed each term so students can join these classes regardless of ability and experience. Once classes are completed, students are welcome to join the Craft'd Fash+ion Show to show their creations!

*A wide range of materials is available to choose from and all materials including sewing machines are supplied
*You are welcome to bring your own machine
*Ages 7 yrs+ welcome

Dates: Feb 13 – Mar 20, Mondays
Time: 4:30 – 6 pm
Fee: 1500 RMB
Register here.


New! Adult Sewing

Confidently use a sewing machine to whip up your next project after this three-session course. Learn how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, sew in a straight line, tackle corners, curves, and reversing. Projects: infinity scarf, lined tote bag, zipped make up bag.

*A wide range of materials is available to choose from and all materials including sewing machines are supplied

*You are welcome to bring your own machine

Dates: Feb 13 – 27, Mondays
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Fee: 1100 RMB
Register here.


02/11   ABCs of Coding
02/11   Coding for Kids: Python Minecraft


Community Bulletin:

Dulwich College Shanghai Flea Market 2017

Date: Sunday, February 12
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Dulwich College Shanghai
266 Lanan Road
Jingqiao, Pudong
Vendor registration: https://www.dulwich-shanghai.cn/cf_forms/view.cfm?formID=442
Tel: 5899 9910
If you have questions regarding the event, please contact Katherine at fleamarket@dulwich-shanghai.cn.


Lu Ming Tang – Call for Ambassadors


Contact Us:


Tower A, 3rd Floor

Lane 1146, Biyun Road

Jinqiao, Pudong

Tel: 021-3382-1770


No.201 Chengjiaoqiao Zhi Rd

Rm. F07, near Hongmei Road

Hongqiao, Shanghai

Tel: 021-6406-4276


No. 360, 2F, Xing Le Road

Hua Cao Town

Minhang, Shanghai

Tel: 021-6406-3866