Experience Holi Festival - A World Festival Gathering Event
Throughout the year, Community Center Shanghai hosts World Festival Gatherings where special classes, events, or tours for children and adults are introduced to highlight traditions and festivals celebrated around the world. This Saturday, learn more about the Holi Fesitival. This annual Indian Festival of Colors celebrates the end of winter, the beginning of spring, and life’s triumphs of good over evil. Get colorful with Holi colored powders, try on traditional Indian costumes, get a beautiful henna tattoo, learn how to draw Rangoli (ancient folk art form), and Bollywood dance! A Mini-market will also be at this Saturday’s Holi Festival
Holi Festival & Mini-market Market - Hongqiao Date: This Saturday! Mar 11 Time: 11 am - 3 pm Location: Indian Kitchen SOHO3911 3911 Hongmei Lu Changning District, Puxi
Buffet lunch and all activities: Adults (12 yrs+): 150 RMB 5 – 12 yrs: 90 RMB Free for children less than five years old
Packages: Family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children, 5-12 years old): 430RMB
RSVP and payment required before event. Register here.
No previous experience required! In a very friendly and relaxed environment, Celine will show you different ways to use acrylic paint. Learn how to paint on canvas, make your own stencils, use lighting and shading, paint on wood and more.
Each series has five classes and is a mix of guided sessions and free projects. Celine can speak English, French, Spanish and Mandarin!
Dates: Mar 16 – Apr 13, Thu Time: 9:30 am – 12 pm Fee: 1300 RMB Register here.
New! Advance Leather Craft Course
These three workshops make up the Advance Leather Craft Course and include training and working materials. Students will receive a set of needles to bring home to complete their projects.
Workshop 1 (2.5 hours)
Techniques covered: · Leather weaving and sewing · Better burnishing Students will take home 1 bracelet and 1 coin holder using above methods.
Workshop 2 (2.5 hours)
Techniques covered: · Dyeing and printing · Molding Students will dye/print on a 30 cm x 30 cm crust leather and mold the leather to a final product to bring home.
Workshop 3 (3 hours)
Techniques covered: · Design a product on a 30 cm x 60 cm crust leather to incorporate techniques covered in the first two workshops · Draft design on plastic board, transfer the design onto the leather · Make the final product Students will bring home their final design-their-own leather product.
Find great products, hard to find and one-of-a-kind items at Minhang Center’s popular Friday Market. Date: Friday, Mar 10 Time: 10 am - 2 pm Fee: Free to attend! Location: Shanghai Racquet Club and Apartments Clubhouse 555 Jin Feng Rd. Hua Cao Town, Minhang
Come Attend a Community Partner Event – AKS Shanghai Cup 2017
Since 1999, Active Kidz Shanghai (AKS) has offered professionally organized sports programs for the Shanghai Community. As the largest non-profit sports organization in Shanghai, AKS also is the host to the AKS Shanghai Cup, the city’s largest international football tournament.
Last year over 60 U8 – U16 teams from throughout Asia and 2,000 people attended this event. Throughout the tournament there will be games and activities for children as well as prizes. As a Community Partner, Community Center Shanghai will be there to support AKS, provide relevant information regarding our community services, and have fun activities for the kids!
Date: March 18 & 19 Time: 9 am – 7 pm Location: T98 Oasis Soccer Center Pujiang Town Liyue Road, North Xin Jin Road
Join AmCham’s HeForShe Conference through Community Center Shanghai
In its second year, this year’s AmCham’s HeForShe Conference will focus on the corporate responses that are making a real difference: Paving the Way to the Top - Solutions for Advancing Gender Diversity.
Date: Tuesday, Mar 28 Time: 8 am – 12 pm Location: NYU Shanghai 1555 Century Avenue, Pudong
Community Center Shanghai (CCS) is a Supporting Organization of AmCham. By purchasing tickets through CCS you will receive the corporate rate.