Fight the bite: Keep mosquitoes at bay with these handy tips

We asked Dr. Lincoln Sakiara Miyasaka, a family medicine doctor at Shanghai United Family Hospital for advice on how to avoid becoming a mosquito magnet this summer.

By Urban Family, Jun 23, 2014 15:00

Walk on the wild side: Moganshan Lu art district

For the edgier side of the Shanghai contemporary art scene, you won’t want to miss the Moganshan Lu area of the Putuo District.

By Urban Family, Jun 23, 2014 15:00

BISS Head of Music on Tour with Anuna

“It’s like a surrealistic dream come true… kind of like a guitar player getting into The Beatles!” That’s how Russell Seaton, British International School Shanghai (BISS) Pudong’s Head of Music, describes embarking on the China tour with world-renowned Ce

By Urban Family, Jun 20, 2014 16:09

Shanghai's Best Art Museums

The city’s art scene is booming making this the perfect time explore the multitude of museums, sculptures and galleries around town.

By Urban Family, Jun 20, 2014 16:00

The summer slide: Keeping young minds active this vacation

Students of all ages digress two to three months in their academic skills during the summer if they do not have intellectual stimulation

By Urban Family, Jun 19, 2014 18:00

Day Trip: Thames Town, Sonjiang

The Urban Family guide to Thames Town

By Urban Family, Jun 19, 2014 17:00

Fete de la Musique

Shanghai's going to be in a musical mood when this worldwide celebration of music returns to the city for the fifth straight year. Expect plenty of free concerts and music performances, from Pudong to Songjiang, from large outdoor public spaces to intimat

By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 15:37

East West Theatre's The Learned Ladies

Shanghai’s original English-language company, East West Theatre, returns to the stage this week. David Johansson (Almost, Maine) directs an adaptation of Moliere’s The Learned Ladies from June 18 to 23 at The Pearl. An outrageous farce, it follows young H

By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 13:15

Green City Mini World Cup

Shanghai's Mini World Cup hosted by Green City and Urbanatomy Media kicked off over the weekend, June 14-15 in Jinqiao. The teams played through the heat while the kids had fun in the bouncy castles. A big thank you to all of the sponsors.

By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 12:43

Best in Show 2014 Submissions

As part of the&nbsp;<em>Urban Family&nbsp;</em>arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. Here is slideshow of a selection of submissions.

By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:31

Best in Show 2014 Winners

As part of the Urban Family arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. We were overwhelmed by the response. We received 110 works from seven different

By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:19

Langham Hotel 'Angels' Eyes' Painting Competition

On, Friday, June 13, students and teachers from the Luwan Special Needs Education School gathered at the Shanghai Langham Hotel at Xintiandi to participate in the official Angels’ Eyes painting competition. Fifteen students from this award-winning school

By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 13:52

Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) Highlights

The Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) runs from June 14-22 and features over 300 films. Here are some of the top family friendly options.

By Urban Family, Jun 11, 2014 16:17

Touring 'panda' exhibition to highlight environmental protection

One hundred pandas made from bamboo were put on display at Shanghai's Jing'an Kerry Centre on Monday to raise public awareness of environmental protection.

By Urban Family, Jun 04, 2014 18:35

Animal attractions in Shanghai

Families that crave more interaction with animal life than is available at the city’s wet markets and restaurants have various options in the city.

By Urban Family, Jun 04, 2014 18:06

Just For Fun: How Local Are You?

Questions to test just how much influence China has had on you.

By Urban Family, May 28, 2014 15:46

Children's Day Fun

Here are just a few ways to indulge your little ones on June 1.

By Urban Family, May 28, 2014 15:40

One child policy worsens midwife shortage

A change in China's one child policy is set to put an even bigger strain on the country's midwives, china.org.cn reports.

By Urban Family, May 21, 2014 15:40

Two Shanghai women making a difference in Kenya

Not happy sitting on the sidelines, two Shanghai-based authors made a trip to Nakuru, Kenya in an effort to try to make a difference.

By Urban Family, May 21, 2014 11:00

Fit Families: Where to break a sweat in the city

Don't let the fast pace of Shanghai slow down your fitness. Stay in tip-top shape, whichever way you- and your kids prefer. Check out our favorite Shanghai sporty spots.

By Urban Family, May 20, 2014 15:00

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