Nov 23-29 Operation Winter Warmth
Clear out the closets and donate your unwanted winter clothes for those in need. Charlie’s will accept donations in exchange for free fries and a soda or Tiger beer with any order of burgers, hotdogs or a grilled cheese sandwich.
> Nov 23-29, 11am-10pm, free entry. Charlie’s.
Nov 25: The Martian
Matt Damon has been winning universal rave reviews for his role as an astronaut stranded on Mars and presumed dead. Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator) directs this visual epic that has been getting early buzz as an Oscar contender for Best Film. Check out all the Hollywood movies in Chinese cinemas this month.
Nov 26-27: Thanksgiving
Several restaurants in Shanghai will be serving up special dinners with other establishments offering cooked dinners for the home. For all the details on the dinners, deals and parties, check out our mega-Thanksgiving guide online.
Nov 26-27: Shanghai Creatives Christmas Market
More than 90 of Shanghai’s best designers will take over the Shanghai Centre offering their newest products. Great chance to pick up a truly one-of-a-kind present for those unique people in your life.
> Nov 26-27, 10am-5pm (Thurs), noon-8pm (Fri), RMBTBA. Shanghai Centre Theatre, see event listing.
Nov 28: Urban Family Young Achievers Day
Celebrate the positive achievements of Shanghai’s youth aged between 6 and 18. Our sister publication, Urban Family hosts their inaugural Young Achievers Awards with categories spanning athletics to entrepreneurism. Teachers and school staff will also be up for awards, with nominations coming from you. Click here to vote.
>Nov28,10:30am-5pm,freeentry. ShanghaiTown&CountryCommunity, shanghai-urban-family.com. See event listing.
Nov 28: Library Project 7th Annual Fundraiser & Anniversary Party
Enjoy free-flow drinks for a good cause. All Kaiba locations will be offering the deal for a minimum donation of RMB88 with all proceeds going to the Library Project. The non-profit is dedicated to building libraries in needy communities across rural Asia.
> Nov 28, 6-8.30pm, RMB88. Kaiba (all locations).