Check out these events this week for you and your family!
Homegrown stars Wu Ashun and Li Hao Ting will attempt to be the first local players to capture this prestigious title. However, they have to overcome a crowded field that includes defending champion Marcus Siem, former US Open winner Graeme McDowell and 24-year-old prodigy Patrick Reed. Last year’s tournament attracted a record 48,000 spectators.
> Nov 10-15, 9am-5pm. Lake Malaren, (tickets at www.bmw-golfsport.com)
Magical Smile Night
Founded by Austrian singer-songwriter Franz Eppensteiner, EPPI is a platform where music, art and social commitment come together. This party launches the charity project ‘I just wanna see you smile,’ which raises money to provide children with cleft lip and/or palate surgery. 167 T-shirts sold will provide enough funds for one child. Find out more about the initiative and enjoy an eclectic of night of entertainment that features live music, dancers and a magician.
Shanghai International Children’s Book Festival
The Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair is coming to the Shanghai World Expo Center Nov. 13-15. Publishers, agents, authors and illustrators from over 30 countries, including the USA, UK and Scandinavia, are convening to appeal to a most precious commodity – our children. There will be a number of book signings, book readings, and illustrators exhibits for you to take part in.
SEE (Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurs) Marketplace
This monthly marketplace provides a platform for the city’s finest social enterprises and local entrepreneurs. Discover how you can help such do-gooders as Shanghai Young Bakers, Chi Heng Foundation, Shanghai Baby’s Home and more. Also pick up handmade goods from local start-ups and munch on delicious snacks served by the likes of Happy Mum’s Creation.
The Katy Experience
While Groove Entertainment’s Tassel and Tease show has been delayed until January due to injury, The Pearl has capably rebounded with a tribute concert to the colorful singer. Kristina Loack, aka. Groovy Unicorn will play all of the Katy classics from ‘I Kissed a Girl’ to ‘Roar.’