Our September and October events
Our September and October eventsSeptember 7, 2018 at 12:57 PM
Perhaps you’re finding a new lease of life after the summer now the children are heading back to school, or maybe you’ve just arrived and are looking to get out and about and make some new friends. Either way, we have all the information that you need! Here you can find information about the many events that we are hosting in September and October, including weekly coffee meetups which now happen all over the city, Book Club and other special events (check website for details and locations).
Weekly coffee mornings
Tuesdays 11, 18, 25 September and 8, 15, 22 and 29 October – Downtown coffee morning
This takes place every Tuesday from 10.30am, and all Shanghai Mamas, Papas, friends, and helpers are welcome. There is a wide menu of options and a safe play area for littles to run around while you chat. If you are interested in attending, find me on WeChat at Hannah_Zheng_ and I can add you in.
Baby International, 620 Huashan lu between Zhenning lu and Wulumuqi
Tuesdays 11, 18, 25 September and 8, 15, 22 and 29 October – Xintiandi coffee morning
This takes place every Tuesday from 10 am until noon at Sproutworks Xintiandi store, with special breakfast details available for mamas. Outside tables also available for sunny days!
Sproutworks Xintiandi Store / 185 MADANG LU (corner of Madang Lu and Zi Zhong Lu)
Wednesdays 12, 19 and 26 September and 10, 17, 24, 31 October – Hongqiao coffee morning
This takes place every Wednesday around 10 am-noon. Everyone is welcome, including mamas, ayis and friends and little ones. If you are interested in attending, please find group owner Siobhan on WeChat at WeChat ID SiobhanBrown.
Little Huai, 3911 Hongmei Lu (inside the little lane called SOHO 3911)
Fridays 7, 14, 21 and 28 September and 12, 19, 26 October – Lujiazui coffee morning
This takes place every Friday mornings from 10 am until 12.30 pm or thereabouts. Please join us for coffee and delicious baked goods, the more, the merrier! We’re usually seated on the large table at the back. If you are interested in attending, find me on WeChat at Hannah_Zheng_ and I can add you in.
La Parisienne, 88 Zhangyang Lu, near Puming Lu
Saturday 8th September, 11am-5pm – Welcome Back event
Shanghai Mamas is partnering with Fields for an awesome Welcome Back event! Enjoy music, dancing, interactive workshops and food. Returning families and newcomers will all love learning about what this cool and vibrant city has to offer. Will be held at the Shanghai Centre and supported by our media sponsors That’s Shanghai and Urban Family magazines. Don’t miss this event!
1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu
上海商城, 南京西路1376号 近西康路
Tuesday 11 September, 7pm – October book group
The Shanghai Mamas Book Club will be meeting Tuesday 11 September to discuss the September 2018 book selection – Where All the Light Tends to Go, by David Joy. Reading the book is not a requirement for joining us – if you are in need of a night out, some adult conversation and maybe some adult food/drink – join us! If you’re interested in following but can’t make the meeting, join our WeChat group!
Abbey Road 3 Taojiang Lu, near Hengshan Lu
Thursday 13 September, 12-1.30 pm – Following the route of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & 5 Element Personality Test with Body & Soul clinics
Join us and hear from Doris Rathgeber, founder of Body & Soul clinics. Origins tracing back more than 5000 years and an ever increasing popularity around the globe make Traditional Chinese Medicine a highly interesting topic. This course takes you on the route of a different approach to health and living. It explains the basic philosophies of TCM, the history of the medical system, the diagnostic as well as the diverse therapy methods. Get yourself inspired by a different perspective on how the body works and interrelates with its environment and learn how to implement TCM into the daily life. After getting to know the principles of TCM, identify your personality and body type according to the TCM system. Which of the 5 elements mostly represent your personality and body? Which of the types outline your constitution? (Note: a personality test will be provided at the beginning of the class.)
To register, please scan the QR Code here.
DOWNTOWN CLINIC & LIFESTYLE CENTER, Anji Plaza 14th floor, 760 South Xizang Road, Crossing Jianguo Road
Thursday 13th September, 7.30pm – Working Mom’s night out
There’s a WeChat group for Working Mom’s, and an event planned for Thursday evening. Please email email@example.com to find out more!
Tuesday 25 September, 10am – Stay & Play at Little Bugz
We are proud to bring you a stay & play session with one of new partners, Little Bugz. We are able to offer this free of charge to the first thirty families who register, please join our WeChat group for further details.
285 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Jiashan Lu, Xuhui district
Thursday 27 September, 10-11.30am – Australia & NZ Travel Talk
If you are thinking of travelling to Australia or New Zealand, and want to know more…. please join us! Our host will be Australia Expat Travel, an Australian travel agency who have helped many Shanghai expats with their travel planning and booking since 2004. They know both countries well and offer local knowledge on where to go and what to do! There will be plenty of brochures and information available. In addition, you will receive a discount offer on their consultancy fee for attendees who book holidays over the next 12 months.
Date: Thursday September 27
Time: 10am – 11.30am
Venue: The Kunlun Jing An Hotel (formerly The Hilton), 250 Hua Shan Lu. Meeting Room, 2nd Floor.
Cost: Free (complimentary water & Australian Biscuits supplied)
Please scan the QR code here to sign up.
Tuesday 9th October, 7pm – October book group
The Shanghai Mamas Book Club will be meeting Tuesday 9th October to discuss the October 2018 book selection – your choice of book by Margaret Atwood. Reading the book is not a requirement for joining us – if you are in need of a night out, some adult conversation and maybe some adult food/drink – join us! If you’re interested in following but can’t make the meeting, join our WeChat group!
Location to be decided
Tuesday October 16 – Mom’s Night Out at Geneva
Stay tuned for more details!
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