Sun
23

    • Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, or just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt a Grandparent - Nov 23" in the subject field and they'll pass you the address. Goes from 1.30–4.30pm.
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    Every month, volunteer organization BEAN meets at one of the five elder care centers in Shanghai that have NGO status. Just hang out, play checkers or Jenga, or just chat. Spaces are limited, so RSVP to beanshanghai@gmail.com with "Adopt a...
    SmSh Territory

Thu
27

    • Sustainable urban development means responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. Urban development should be guided by a sustainable planning and management vision that promotes interconnected green space, a multi-modal transportation system, and mixed-use development. Green Initiatives is collaborating with Arup Shanghai on this special edition Green Drinks event, Implementing the Sustainable Urban Vision: from Aspiration to Reality, to mark Arup's 30 years in China. Event aims to discuss key projects that have helped and changed the urbanscape of this city, or other cities in China. The event will take place at the Shanghai Expo Urban Best Practice Area (UBPA), a LEED ND (Neighborhood Development) Platinum Project, making it the first of its kind outside of North America. More information on Green Initiatives website: http://greeninitiatives.cn/event/forum-arup-nov14
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    Sustainable urban development means responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. Urban development should be guided by a sustainable planning and management vision that promotes...
    SmSh Territory

Sat
29

    • DCCC & Young Professionals hosts a Danish Christmas party featuring endless Danish food, beer and soft drinks. Lots of dancing and merriment and, of course, a lucky draw. 500rmb for members. 850rmb for non-members.
      Henkes Reel Mall, 1/F, 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
    DCCC & Young Professionals hosts a Danish Christmas party featuring endless Danish food, beer and soft drinks. Lots of dancing and merriment and, of course, a lucky draw. 500rmb for members. 850rmb for non-members.
    Henkes
 
    • Teddy Bears take over the lobby at the Shangri-La for the weekend, with bear-inspired treats, tea, and a children's choir singing Christmas songs. You can also donate teddy bears to Fudan Children's hospital. Price is 238rmb per adult and 58rmb per child (96rmb for two kids). Goes from 3-5.30pm.
      Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai 33 Fucheng Lu, near Yincheng Dong Lu
    Teddy Bears take over the lobby at the Shangri-La for the weekend, with bear-inspired treats, tea, and a children's choir singing Christmas songs. You can also donate teddy bears to Fudan Children's hospital. Price is 238rmb per adult and...
    Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai
 
    • Hailing all the way from Germany and Europe, artists and vendors will be offering an array of toys, jewelry, and decorations at this years' Christmas celebration. Located at Xuhui Greenspace, this German Christmas Market will include a 16m high Christmas tree, 100 festive huts and tents, live performances by choirs, pop singers, and DJs, and much more. There will also be special area for children with a bouncy castles, a merry-go-round and fun children activities such as cookie decorating or face painting. Open Mon-Fri : 1pm to 9pm - 30rmb, Sat-Sun : 11am to 10pm - 60rmb.
      Xuhui Binjiang Green Space Longteng Dadao, near Dong'An Lu

    Hailing all the way from Germany and Europe, artists and vendors will be offering an array of toys, jewelry, and decorations at this years' Christmas celebration. Located at Xuhui Greenspace, this German Christmas Market will include a 16m...
    Xuhui Binjiang Green Space


Sun
30

    • This looks good. From 2-5pm there's a 90-minute self-defense workshop with a dude who's been practicing martial arts for 25 years, a talk with The Atlantic/NYT author Mara Hvistendahl, food and drinks, and more. She's been writing about China's sexual revolution and the 100 million "missing" women in Asia. The cover is 300rmb but 100% of the proceeds go to Starfish Project, a non-profit that provides shelter, counseling, language training, and more to women rescued from the sex trade. Limited space: register to befierceshanghai@gmail.com before November 26.
      Cafe Sambal Jiashan Market, Block A, No 37, 259 Jiashan Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu

    This looks good. From 2-5pm there's a 90-minute self-defense workshop with a dude who's been practicing martial arts for 25 years, a talk with The Atlantic/NYT author Mara Hvistendahl, food and drinks, and more. She's been writing about...
    Cafe Sambal


Dec
06

    • The Kerry Center Christmas market, Christmas Wonderland, begins early December and is open every week until the beginning of January. The market will include activities for children such as a Merry Go Round, snow slides, and Santa's house. Food and drinks are available such as Gluhwein, hot chocolate, and more. On December 9th a Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place in the Piazza. Open Monday-Thursday 11:00-22:00, Friday-Sunday 10:00-22:00. Price: Free entrance.
      Jing'an Kerry Center 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu
    The Kerry Center Christmas market, Christmas Wonderland, begins early December and is open every week until the beginning of January. The market will include activities for children such as a Merry Go Round, snow slides, and Santa's house....
    Jing'an Kerry Center

Dec
09

    • Imagine if your Ayi could make creamy broccoli soup and quinoa. Well that dream can come true, because Sprout Lifestyle wants to modernize your Ayi and her cooking. For 180rmb, Ayi can learn to make these dishes and more. Class is bilingual. If you're interested, RSVP to events@sproutlifestyle.com. Goes from 10.30am–12.30pm.
      Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu) Surpass Court, Unit 412, G/F, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Imagine if your Ayi could make creamy broccoli soup and quinoa. Well that dream can come true, because Sprout Lifestyle wants to modernize your Ayi and her cooking. For 180rmb, Ayi can learn to make these dishes and more. Class is...
    Sprout Lifestyle (Yongjia Lu)

Dec
11

    • In this forum Green Drinks explores the latest technologies being created to tackle these contemporary issues relating to recycling and aid in making any unused product imaginable fully recyclable. We will also feature or discuss stories of designers who are ‘upcycling’ to create unique products from waste in unique ways. This event is free to everyone who registers, so PLEASE REGISTER below. A token RMB20 will be collected from non-registered guests. For more details or for RSVP visit our website: http://greeninitiatives.cn/events/forum-arup-nov14/
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    In this forum Green Drinks explores the latest technologies being created to tackle these contemporary issues relating to recycling and aid in making any unused product imaginable fully recyclable. We will also feature or discuss stories...
    SmSh Territory

Dec
12

    • Fashion, vintage goods, and gourmet food for sale with a bunch of art, performances, catwalk shows and workshops. This one's put on by Kick The Gong Around, who do some real nice events. Goes from noon-8pm on Friday and Sunday, and noon-10pm on Saturday followed by an afterparty. Tickets are 50rmb for a day or 100rmb for three days.
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    Fashion, vintage goods, and gourmet food for sale with a bunch of art, performances, catwalk shows and workshops. This one's put on by Kick The Gong Around, who do some real nice events. Goes from noon-8pm on Friday and Sunday, and...
    SmSh Territory


Dec
15

    • The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made goods, sausages, jams, cakes, brownies and produce from Chinese farmers. It costs 150rmb to rent a stall for a day, but free to turn up and shop. 11am-4pm.
      Jiashan Market No. 37, Lane 550 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Shaoxing Lu

    The first and third Saturday of the month, there's a little farmers' market type of deal at Jiashan Market run by Amelia Heaton-Renshaw, of Amelia's jams and snacks. She and around 30 other crafty fellows set up shop and ship home-made...
    Jiashan Market


Dec
20

    • Paulaner's branch at Fenyang Lu puts on a Christmas disco party for children. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, with foods including limitless ice cream, popcorn and apple juice. Santa will be present to give out candy and take pictures. There will be a live band and games for kids, including a DIY Christmas hanging decoration, and children's movies. Free for children below 3 years old, 70rmb for kids age 3-9, and 100rmb for kids 10-15 years old. 220rmb for adults, who get to enjoy a Bavarian buffet and unlimited ice tea, plus .5L Paulaner beers for 60rmb. Goes from 11am-3pm.
      Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu) 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu
    Paulaner's branch at Fenyang Lu puts on a Christmas disco party for children. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, with foods including limitless ice cream, popcorn and apple juice. Santa will be present to give out candy and take...
    Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu)

On
going

    • 48 Hour Film Project returns to Shanghai this month, challenging amateur and professional filmmakers to write, film and edit a creative short in just two short days. Registration costs 700rmb per group and the deadline for entry is 14 November. The event kicks off on 21 November with completed films due end of 23 November. The following week (28 + 29 November; 8 - 11pm and 7pm - 10pm respectively), there’ll be screenings at the Apartment on Yongfu Lu. For full details and entry guidelines, check the website here.
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    48 Hour Film Project returns to Shanghai this month, challenging amateur and professional filmmakers to write, film and edit a creative short in just two short days. Registration costs 700rmb per group and the deadline for entry is 14...
    Daily until Nov 29 at SmSh Territory
 
    • This weekly carnival has activities for both kids and adults. Kids can play in a bouncy castle or visit the DIY area and adults can browse the market for organic food and designer products. Free; every Sunday 10m-7pm.
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    This weekly carnival has activities for both kids and adults. Kids can play in a bouncy castle or visit the DIY area and adults can browse the market for organic food and designer products. Free; every Sunday 10m-7pm.
    Daily until Nov 30 at SmSh Territory
 
    • ASA Ladder is a free online tennis network that allows players to join their local tennis community, meet new tennis partners of a similar level and compete and record match performances. Players can challenge each other and move up and down ASA Ladder according to results. For more info visit www.asaladder.com. Free; all over the city every day.
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    ASA Ladder is a free online tennis network that allows players to join their local tennis community, meet new tennis partners of a similar level and compete and record match performances. Players can challenge each other and move up and...
    Daily until Nov 30 at SmSh Territory

 
    • Naked Stables introduces their new Autumn Harvest Package, which includes a tour of their Naked farm and a harvest dinner at Kikaboni by Stiller. The three day/two night package also includes horse riding, spa, daily breakfast, a lunch and yoga. Price: For the Earth Hut, 2,360-4,000rmb per person/two nights while the Tree Top Villa costs 3,304-4,750rmb per person/two nights. For more details, click here.
      naked Stables 37 Shangxiazhuang village, Paitou Town, near Moganshan, Deqing County

    Naked Stables introduces their new Autumn Harvest Package, which includes a tour of their Naked farm and a harvest dinner at Kikaboni by Stiller. The three day/two night package also includes horse riding, spa, daily breakfast, a lunch and...
    Daily until Nov 30 at naked Stables

 
    • Story Time is a drop in program where a half-hour session consists of a different story each week followed by songs and activities associated with the story. English and Chinese stories will be read so that children can begin to pick up both languages. This class is open to everyone from newborn babies to grandparents and guests are welcome to stay in the classroom after the session for free play with other attending kids. 30rmb per class; 10am-10.30am.
      The Summit Lane 99, Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Story Time is a drop in program where a half-hour session consists of a different story each week followed by songs and activities associated with the story. English and Chinese stories will be read so that children can begin to pick up...
    Daily until Dec 30 at The Summit
 
    • This beginners painting class is for young ones with little or no previous experience of organized painting lessons. Teachers use a step-by-step approach and new skills will be added to each project. Each painting will be finished in one session. 140rmb per class; 4.30pm-5.30pm.
      The Summit Lane 99, Wulumuqi Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

    This beginners painting class is for young ones with little or no previous experience of organized painting lessons. Teachers use a step-by-step approach and new skills will be added to each project. Each painting will be finished in one...
    Daily until Dec 31 at The Summit

 
    • Andaz Xintiandi hosts local merchants and artisans for an open-air market of hand-crafted food, fashion and jewelry by over 20 rotating vendors. If you are interested in selling your products contact sarah@ameliasmarketplace.com.
      Andaz Shanghai 88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu

    Andaz Xintiandi hosts local merchants and artisans for an open-air market of hand-crafted food, fashion and jewelry by over 20 rotating vendors. If you are interested in selling your products contact sarah@ameliasmarketplace.com.
    Every Sat at Andaz Shanghai

 
 
    • Free open gym all day every Friday at this Crossfit gym in Jing'an. From 6pm on they have competitions in crossfit, power lifting, mixed martial arts sparring, ninja warrior, and parkour. Free for all from open to close.
      Iron Dragon Crossfit No 3, 325 Changhua Lu, near changping Lu
    Free open gym all day every Friday at this Crossfit gym in Jing'an. From 6pm on they have competitions in crossfit, power lifting, mixed martial arts sparring, ninja warrior, and parkour. Free for all from open to close.
    Every Fri at Iron Dragon Crossfit
 
    • Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
      Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 159 Henan Nan Lu, near Fuyou Lu

    Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel presents 90 minutes of Rueda dance lessons. Junior, intermediate and advanced classes are provided so anyone can join. Price: 100rmb per person, includes one standard drink. Free entry after 10pm.
    Every Fri at Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel

 
    • Women's-only running social every Monday at 8pm. Ladies are invited to meet at Sprout Cafe in Eco Village for a run along the river, after which they return to the cafe to relax and socialize. Free to attend. For more info, go to puxirun.wix.com/index or call Chiara at 139 1820 9613.
      Eco Village 485 Fenglin Lu, near Zhong Shan Nan Er Lu

    Women's-only running social every Monday at 8pm. Ladies are invited to meet at Sprout Cafe in Eco Village for a run along the river, after which they return to the cafe to relax and socialize. Free to attend. For more info, go to...
    Every Mon at Eco Village

 
    • Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo riding class with lunch or dinner and 410rmb will get you a 15min trial ride with lunch or dinner. Two day packages include one double/twin room with breakfast at San Marco.
      Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club Jiaxing, Pinghu Town, Nine Dragons Hill National Resort and Tourism Park

    Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club invites to you play polo at its resort over the weekend. This club is located an hour away from the city and also includes a yacht club, golf club and water park. For one day packages, 730rmb will get you a polo...
    Every Sat & Sun at Nine Dragons Hill Polo Club

 
    • Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes start at 83rmb. Visit www.movingmandarin.com for more information.
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    Looking to improve your language skills this summer? Moving Mandarin is a professional educational company looking to provide quality one on one tutoring in Mandarin for busy working professionals in Shanghai and Beijing. Intensive classes...
    Daily at SmSh Territory
 
    • Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan for more details on the night. Free entry.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    Every Wednesday, the Camel Sports Bar hosts their in-house pool competition. Players get happy hour drink prices (30rmb) and the winner receives a 300rmb bar tab. Register at 7.30, the pool competition kicks off at 8pm. See Manager Alan...
    Every Wed until Jul 30 at The Camel

 
    • The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night, you get vodka mixers and Carlsberg pints for 25rmb from 8pm till midnight.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    The Camel presents their "2 up" specials: bacon and chicken fettuccini or spaghetti and meatballs, 2 for 100rmb. Or their steak and guinness stew, get 2 for 100rmb. Or their chicken parma, 2 for 100rmb. If you stay for their quiz night,...
    Every Tue at The Camel




Dec 10

DJ Martin Garrix

Big name Dutch EDM star Martin Garrix blazes into MYST. It's his first appearance in China and apparently he's not playing clubs after this.

Daily 7.30pm

ERA

Multi-million dollar show, "ERA: The Intersection of Time," is Shanghai's most popular acrobatic performance featuring aerial walking, bowl balancing and flying trapeze.

Dec 23-24

The Nutcracker 2014

The Shanghai Ballet does their annual performance of Hoffmann's The Nutcracker for two nights only. This version at the Shanghai Grand Theatre adds some Chinese elements and magical stage sets to turn this classic story into a dreamscape.


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