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    • Chinese Cooking Workshop (Wulumuqi Lu)

      • Cooking School
      • Jing'an
      • Community
      • Address
        370 Wulumuqi Nan Lu, near Zhaojiabang Lu
        乌鲁木齐南路370号, 近肇嘉浜路
      • Phone
        158 2161 8151

      Chinese Cooking Workshop is an expat-oriented cooking school that teaches dumpling making, wok cooking, wet market shopping, and the like. It's in the maze of rooms and artists studios that make up the factory-cum-creative-studios in the 696 Weihai Lu building.... Read more

    • Miguel de Cervantes Library

      • Xujiahui
      • Community
      • Library
      • Address
        208 Anfu Lu, near Wulumuqi Zhong Lu
        安福路208号, 近乌露木齐中路
      • Phone
        5467 0098

      The Miguel de Cervantes Library has a collection of over 9000 books, magazines, movies and its own electronic data system. Several varieties of Spanish classes are available, from casual language exchange to formal instruction, and even training for Spanish teachers.... Read more

    • Shanghai Library

      • Xuhui
      • Community
      • Library
      • Address
        1555 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Gao'an Lu
        淮海中路1555号, 近高安路
      • Phone
        6445 5555

      This is Shanghai's largest library and China's second largest. The International Reading Room is on the fourth floor and there’s a great bookstore in the basement of the Library (attached to the Shanghai Library Metro Station) if you need to pick up supplies. You... Read more

    • Cook In Shanghai (Zhaojiabang Lu)

      • Cooking School
      • Xuhui
      • Community
      • Address
        Room 502, Bldg 2, 269 Zhaojiabang Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
        肇嘉浜路269号2号楼502室, 近陕西南路
      • Phone
        186 2178 2428

      Casual cooking school with open classes that focus on healthy and safe Chinese and Western meals, with all ingredients and tools included. Students get a take-home recipe booklet with English, Chinese, and Pinyin, so you know what to say at the wet market. They... Read more

    • Shanghai Mamas

      • Services
      • Parents Clubs
      • Community
      • Address
        Venues vary according to different activities.
      • Phone

      Shanghai Mamas is a large online social support group made up of international families living in Shanghai. Their group of 5,000 members has been providing a safe environment where parents can ask questions, provide emotional support, swap/sell baby products and meet... Read more

    • Stepping Stones

      • Xuhui
      • Community
      • Address
        NGO Centre, 12/F, No. 6, 1279 Zhongshan Xi Lu, near Wuzhong Dong Lu
        中山西路1279弄6号国峰科技大厦12楼公益中心, 近吴中东路
      • Phone
        3209 0516

      This Shanghai based NGO works with expat and Chinese volunteers to bridge the gap between kids in rural areas and migrant schools and kids in well-funded urban schools. They focus on providing English teachers and materials but also run other projects for... Read more

    • Jitterbugs

      • Sports & Recreation
      • Parents Clubs
      • Kids Activities
      • Address
        Bldg B, Room 402, 98 Jiashan Lu, near Yongkang Lu
        嘉善路98号B座402室, 近永康路
      • Phone

      Kids classes with an exciting mix of musical fun, dance, activities and PE to help develop your child’s creativity and physicality. Classes provide an informal, vibrant environment for your child and the parent to enjoy. Read more

    • Shanghai Town & Country Community (STCC)

      • Services
      • Fitness Centers
      • Consulates
      • Address
        46 Luding Lu, near Yunling Dong Lu
        泸定路46号, 近云岭东路
      • Phone
        8025 8666

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    • BitsxBites

      • Business
      • Huangpu
      • Community
      • Address
        3/F, Bldg 5, 436 Jumen Lu, near Runan Jie
        局门路436号5号楼3楼, 近如南街
      • Phone

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    • Cook in Shanghai (Waima Lu)

      • Cooking School
      • Huangpu
      • Community
      • Address
        Rm 101, 1178 Waima Lu, near Fengjimatou Jie
        外马路1178号101室, 近丰记码头街
      • Phone
        188 9050 5400

      Cook in Shanghai is a cooking school, and this is their Waima Lu event space tucked away in what used to be an old private granary for one of Shanghai's most famous mobsters. They let you use the space for whatever you like, pretty much, just call ahead. Space... Read more

    • Legoland Discovery Center

      • Shopping
      • Sports & Recreation
      • Theme Parks
      • Address
        2/F, 168 Daduhe Lu, Parkside Plaza near Yunling Dong Lu
        大渡河路168号长风景畔广场室内二楼, 近云岭东路
      • Phone
        2287 2188

      This is China's first Legoland Discovery Center, and the only place in China where you can purchase lego products in bulk. It's a 30,000 square-meter designed for kids age 3-10 years old, and sadly, adults are not allowed in without children. There are 10 theme zones... Read more

    • Sorority China

      • Jing'an
      • Community
      • Coworking Space
      • Address
        129 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Wulumuqi Bei lu
        延安西路129号, 近乌鲁木齐北路
      • Phone

      Sorority China is a coworking space just for women that’s working to shift the ‘gender status quo.’ It’s a clean, well curated work environment with a lounge area and a meeting room. Here sisterly bonds are encouraged among entrepreneurs, designers, and all kinds... Read more

    • Cook&Book

      • Cooking School
      • Reel Mall
      • Jing'an
      • Address
        4/F, 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
        南京西路1601号4楼, 近常德路
      • Phone
        186 1627 1347

      "Culinary experiences station" on the 4th floor of Reel Mall. They do cooking classes and training. Read more

    • Forty Spring Tea House

      • Dining
      • Teahouse
      • Cooking School
      • Address
        70 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
        永福路70号, 近复兴西路
      • Phone
        176 2165 9835

      Primarily an events space, this tea house hosts in tea tastings and workshops, available by prior booking. Read more

    • Pegasus Art Studio

      • Arts
      • Education
      • Adult Education
      • Address
        Bldg 7, Lane 188 Changshu Lu, near Anfu Lu
        常熟路188弄7号, 近安福路
      • Phone
        6427 8979

      An oil-painting studio providing lessons to teenagers and adults. Lessons usually involve copy-drawing other world-famous art works, and typically last 3 or more hours. They have an outdoor garden space where classes can be held when weather permits. Read more

    • Art+Space

      • Arts
      • Cool Docks
      • South Bund
      • Address
        6/F, Bldg 2, 579 Waima Lu, near Xinmatou Lu
        外马路579号2号楼6楼, 近新码头路
      • Phone
        400 0560 599

      Rooftop venue in the increasingly fraught with construction Cool Docks area that often hosts in promotional events like Jameson's Day, product launches, or art exhibitions. Big terrace space with an unobstructed view directly across to Pudong. Read more

    • Harry's Kitchen (K11 Artmall)

      • Kids
      • Cooking School
      • Kids Activities
      • Address
        K11 Art Mall, B230-C, 300 Huaihai Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
        淮海路300号地下B230-C, 近黄陂南路
      • Phone
        6373 1327

      Harry's Kitchen has baking classes for kids from 3 years Old. Kids can learn the basics of baking from the instructors. Read more


      • Huangpu
      • Community
      • Address
        Bldg 8, No. 51 Runan Jie, near Zhizao Ju Lu
        汝南街51号8号楼, 近制造局路
      • Phone
        139 1679 6735

      An independent art gallery located inside a commercial building surrounded by random disconnected activities, such as a gym, coffee shop, kids education center and commercial office. Run by SUBTROPICAL ASIA, they describe themselves as a "cultural playground" and... Read more

    • Espacio Mil Gotas

      • Shopping
      • Book Shops
      • Anfu Lu
      • Address
        2/F, Miguel de Cervantes Library, 208 Anfu Lu, near Wulumuqi Zhong Lu
      • Phone

      Located on the 2nd floor of the Miguel De Cervantes Library, Mil Gotas is a small section at the back that has 4 or 5 shelves selling Chinese titles in Spanish, as well as Spanish books translated into Chinese. There is also a kids section here, handy for teaching... Read more

    • Changning Library

      • Education
      • Community
      • Changning
      • Address
        356 Tianshan Lu, near Weining Lu
      • Phone
        3353 8868

      Also known as the Window to China Reading Center, Changning Library serves the Gubei area, with multiple floors of Chinese-language edification on offer and the occasional exhibition or cultural event. They 8th floor offers a small Foreign Language Reading Room — not... Read more

    • Shanghai Library Bibliotheca Zikawei

      • Xujiahui
      • Community
      • Library
      • Address
        80 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Zhaojiabang Lu
        漕溪北路80号, 近肇嘉浜路
      • Phone
        6487 4095

      Also known as the Xujiahui Library, though the sign outside reads Shanghai Library Bibliotecha Zi-Ka-Wei, this was the completed in 1847 for the Jesuit mission in China. It's arguably the first modern library in Shanghai. It became part of the Shanghai Library in... Read more

    • Lois Paint Bar

      • Education
      • Xuhui
      • Community
      • Address
        No. 3, Lane 1251 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Huating Lu
        淮海中路1251弄3号, 近华亭路
      • Phone
        189 3062 3754

      Tucked down a lane off Huaihai Lu, Lois Paint Bar is a bright, colorful art studio catering to artists of all levels. Opened in mid-2018, their instructors are all English-speaking art graduates. They do painting in all kinds of different materials, mostly acrylic... Read more

    • Taipingqiao Park

      • Sports & Recreation
      • Parks
      • Xintiandi
      • Address
        168 Hubin Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
        湖滨路168号, 近黄陂南路
      • Phone

      Tucked on the eastern edge of Xintiandi, this smallish open park is centered around an artificial-looking lake and an adjacent square. Most famous for hosting the main tent associated with Shanghai Fashion Week. Read more

    • Cook In Shanghai (Dongfang Lu)

      • Cooking School
      • Pudong
      • Community
      • Address
        Room 101, Bldg 7, 3539 Dongfang Lu, near Nan Matou Lu
        东方路3539号7号101室, 近南码头路
      • Phone
        188 9050 5400

      Casual cooking school with open classes that focus on healthy and safe Chinese and Western meals, with all ingredients and tools included. Students get a take-home recipe booklet with English, Chinese, and Pinyin, so you know what to say at the wet market. They... Read more

    • Shanghai Writer's Association

      • Julu Lu
      • Xuhui
      • Community
      • Address
        645 Julu Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
        巨鹿路645号, 近陕西南路
      • Phone

      Founded in September 1949, Shanghai Writer's Association is a professional writers' group voluntarily formed by writers from Shanghai Municipal Committee of the CPC and Shanghai government. Writer Yian Wang is the current chairman. Read more

    • Loki Natural Crystal (Jinyan Lu)

      • Shopping
      • Jewelry
      • Pudong
      • Address
        2/F, 168 Jinyan Lu, near Jinkang Lu
        锦延路168号2楼, 近锦康路
      • Phone
        5031 9096

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    • Shanghai Animal Rescue

      • Pets
      • Community
      • Charity & Support Groups
      • Address
      • Phone

      Shanghai Animal Rescue is a local dog rescue group. They welcome people to adopt, sponsor and donate crates. Finding adopt homes for shelter dogs in Europe nad USA is one of their key focuses. You could also find a Shanghai pet directory on their official website.  Read more

    • Tascovery Gourmet School

      • Education
      • Dining
      • Adult Education
      • Address
        3/F, 1701 Beijing Xi Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu
        北京西路1701号3楼, 近胶州路
      • Phone
        5212 5295

      Founded in 2009, Tascovery is a gastronomic studio that provides public training in traditional Chinese cuisine, French cuisine and pastry-making, as well as wine tasting and barista certification, and corporate team building. Trial lesson price is 180rmb per person. Read more

    • MentorMe

      • Community
      • Community Directory
      • Charity & Support Groups
      • Address
        Online only
      • Phone

      A peer-consultation group founded by Peppin Lee in May 2016 in Taiwan that brings people together to talk and share their stories. Their monthly events in Shanghai include movie dicsussion, workshop, book sharing and others. All free. Activity informtion is listed on... Read more

    • Shanghai Cycling

      • Sports & Recreation
      • Community
      • Community Directory
      • Address
        Routes varies according to different riding group/activities
      • Phone

      Shanghai cycling posts different riding group activities. Daily! Their official website has information including the riding calendar, featured rides, their rules and don'ts and how to join them. They have lady group rides, intermediate groups, pig groups, drinking... Read more

    • Feast

      Social Supply throws a fifth edition of this F&B festival on the rooftop of Taikoo Hui with 15 chefs, a chef battle, a special brunch edition, cocktail competitions and lots of other festivities. Basically, a 3-day foodie fest for...
    • Historic Shanghai Tour: 'Shanghai Boy, Shanghai Girl'

      George Wang and Betty Barr were both born and grew up in old Shanghai – but they didn’t know each other then. Their book, Shanghai Boy, Shanghai Girl: Lives in Parallel, is a wonderful account of their parallel lives – she, the daughter...
    • Youth Screening

      In China’s 70s and 80s a group of idealistic adolescents in a military art troupe in the People's Liberation Army. They experience love, lust, betrayal, in the background of Mao-era songs and dances. Join us for this great Sunday...
    • Mom2Mom Second-Hand Charity Bazaar

      At this Mom2Mom Second Hand Sale, you can buy pre-loved and new kid’s clothes, shoes, strollers, child seats, toys, books and much more for low prices. Sellers and donors donate 20%-100% of their profits to Heart to Heart charity. Free...
    • Ghost in the Shell

      It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that...
    • Inferno SiNema

      Inferno presents weekly movies from all genres. From 80s action movies, to compelling documentaries, to cheesy horror movies,to anything with Nicolas Cage, they've got it all. Scan the QR for weekly updates. Free.
    • PowerWalk Half Marathon

      Already at its Third Edition, PowerWalk Half Marathon is a 21.09k fast walk along one of the most beautiful routes in Shanghai. Starting from Puxi, the walkers will reach Yangpu Bridge, cross the Huanpu by ferry at Ningguo Lu ferry...
    • PPAR Cat Adoption Day + Cat Yoga Session

      PPAR and Shanghai Adoption Day (SAD) have organized this adoption event + cat yoga session in hope that their lovely rescued cats can have the chance to be adopted by wonderful animal loving families. All adoption inquiries will be...
    • Balloonatics! with Chris Henry

      Balloonatics is the award nominated and world travelled family comedy show for anyone who is crazy about Balloons. It's silly, it’s noisy, its energetic, it’s chaotic, it’s got plenty for adults as well as kids, and is the perfect...
    • World Beer Tour China

      World Beer Tour China - Shanghai (WBTC) is an annual extravaganza for beer lovers. Over 30 breweries represented from around the world, a variety of accessories and beer gifts, specialty glasswares and limited brewery wearables. Head out...
      • Community, Nightlife | SmSh Territory | from May 31 until Jun 2 2019
    • Chaiti Art Festival 2019

      A festival dedicated to Indian music, the name "Chaiti" is derived from the Indian month "Chaith," or summer time. Chaiti is a form of Indian instrumental and vocal music rich with allusions to the change from spring to summer. This arts...
    • 1st Shanghai Sensual Fest 2019

      Three days, three nights, and more than 30 artists confirmed, with over 30 hours of workshops... look, "3" is sort of a theme here. Basically a three day celebration of all things Brazilian, zouk and kizomba, with masterclasses,...
    • 2019 Fashion Zoo

      China's foremost fashion extravaganza is occupying the Shanghai Exhibition Center from June 27-30, offering a unique global perspective on fashion, art and culture in Shanghai. Centerpiece fashion shows (the grand opening is orchestrated...
    • Hack the Stack! (Cyber Security Workshops)

      From May 11 to May 25, Saturday 3pm to 5pm. CoderBunker presents A 3-Part “full stack” hands-on hacking workshops led by Nike Senior Developer Samantha Christoff. By the time you are done with the second workshop, you will have enough...
      • Community | Agora Space | Saturdays until May 25 2019
    • Shanghai Screenwriters Workshop

      The Shanghai Screenwriters Workshop meets to exchange feedback on each other’s work, with the caveat that submissions are entered before May 20. See for submission guidelines and procedures or contact...
    • SmartFarm: Program a System to Monitor Your Plants

      In just one session, you will effectively build, code and operate a Smart Farm. It is open to a million possibilities, but you will implement light sensing and soil moisture sensing as basic automation functions. After it is done, you...
    • Netzl Wine Festival

      Zeitgeist, the Austrian Association and Wine529 are organizing a typical Austrian Wine festival at Zeitgeist for the visit of the vintner Franz Netzl. Tickets to the event include free flow Grüner Veltliner and Zweigelt as well as a...
    • Professional Networking Mixer

      Professional Networking at Sky Dome Bar on the top floor of Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World. Mingle mingle mingle! Get tickets here:
    • Learn How To Make Rice Dumplings (Zongzi)

      Eating Zongzi (rice dumpling) is the tradition for the upcoming dragon boat festival. Due to its special wrapping material & ingredients, Zongzi is well-known for it's herbal flavor as well as its delicacy in making process. Now this...
    • Discuss Progressive Issues (US Politics)

      Leading up to the 2020 Democratic primaries, a group of progressive-minded Americans are meeting up to discuss “the issues” in a welcoming, constructive and low-stakes environment. Free.
    • Appreciative Inquiry | 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat

      Fourth part of the 2019 Quantum Leadership Retreat, organized by OCTAVE and AITIA Institute. "Appreciative Enquiry" aims to teach you how to inspire your teams and organizations. It's a new approach to change management and organizing...
    • Boosh KaBaash Music Festival

      BooshKaBaash Festival centres on bringing a weekend of live music in the heart of Shanghai, featuring international and locally based Chinese and expat bands. Free entry. Noon to 8pm.
    • Learn How to Make Mini Eclairs

      Learn how to make colorful eclairs with the chefs at Shanghai Young Bakers, a wonderful charity turning factory workers and other young Chinese into professionally-trained pastry chefs and bakers. 500rmb plus 100rmb for lunch (free lunch...
    • Wax Out!

      Wax Out! is a monthly casual hangout afternoon (2pm-7pm) for local records enthusiasts and diggers alike. Come down to the tiny Melting Pot record shop for a drink, a chat or a spin. Bring a few records if you wish as turntables will be...
    • Live Green Love Eco! Market

      Specialty food merchants, eco designer-makers, children's products and green innovators at this free eco fair.
    • Jiahui Teen Health Care Conference

      What is the Teen Health Program? An integrated service consisting of specialized screening and health maintenance for 12-17 year-olds. It targets the three key pieces of teen health - physical health, emotional wellbeing, and nutrition –...
    • Urban Beach Party

      It is at a cute beach in down town Shanghai Come and enjoy the sunshine, craft beer, ice cream, live music, beach boxing and various fun games with us There is even a little mini pool. 50rmb including a drink.
    • NTS Radio x China Social Club

      NTS returns to Uptown RnB with China Social Club, locals, XDD and 小喇叭 (you might know him skirting around All or Elevator calling himself Egg) and Zorimira filling in the final hour. 3-7pm. Free.
    • Outduros Shanghai

      Outduros is an outdoor exercise group that does group training and physical conditioning. 50rmb per person.
    • Make a My-SMART Bracelet

      Make a wood Bracelet/Keychain/Accessory. And plant an RFID chip inside! For 2 hours you will learn: 1-Gluing (yes, wood-gluing is not a simple copy and paste) 2-Cutting, Sanding, and Finishing (with hand-tool and machine) 3-How to use a...
    • Women Who Run With The Wolves - Study Programme

      The Study Programme is an exploration of stories from different traditions and the archetypes of the female soul. The course is based on the book Women Who Run With The Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés. During each meeting they will...
    • Tuesday Tunesday: Jazz and Blues Edition Social

      Arts outfit Elevate occupy TY7 for their bi-weekly social night. It's an opportunity to meet some creative people, have a chat, and listen to some great music. This week the focus is on jazz & blues. For more info, follow the QR code. Free.
      • Community, Nightlife | TY7 | on Tue May 28 2019
    • The Work That Reconnects

      The ‘Work that Reconnects’ is a series of experiential practices pioneered by Joanna Macy drawn from systems theory, deep ecology, Buddhism, Indigenous wisdom and other sources, which aims to: ● Provide people with opportunities to...
    • A Woman's Worth: Richest Women in Shanghai Event Series

      Learn how to step into your worth and adopt a winning mindset about what you deserve in and out of the office, hosted by storyteller and educator, Tamar Hela. Tamar will walk you through your own journey of worthiness, using creative...
    • The Pearl’s Got Talent Part 1

      What do you get when you cross pole-dancing, roller-skating, drag, cheerleading, vegan rap and French singing? The launch of The Pearl’s Got Talent! Join them on Thursday for the start of a monthly showcase of the freshest and brightest...
    • How Can Art Promote Inclusion?

      How can art promote inclusion? B人bel have invited three artists who are part of CRITICA 2019 to discuss this topic. What does inclusion mean to them, and how does their personal work deal with this topic? Audience participation is...
      • Community | 1900Loft | on Thu May 30 2019
    • Free Open Chinese Classes

      Open classes are for students of all levels from total beginners to elementary and intermediate students. All month every Tuesday at 7pm and every Thursday at 12pm.
    • Damo Suzuki's China Tour Documentary Film Screening + Improvised Performance

      Screening of a documentary shot last October while Damo Suzuki, former singer of krautrock band Can, toured China. 60rmb on the door.
    • Shaping The Future of Organic Agriculture in China

      What are the technologies that support organic agriculture? Do they allure and support a younger and more conscious generation of farmers? With the rapid development of the production and trade in organic food, organic agriculture,...
    • CRITICA2019 // Gender Identity & Drag

      Gender is the main topic of CRITICA - Arts for People Festival's Friday night. They will kick-off with an exploration of gender through a drag king workshop (open to everyone) by Anna Leigh Mohr, and after, film a live shadow documentary...
    • Free Open Chinese Classes

      Open classes are for students of all levels from total beginners to elementary and intermediate students. All month every Sunday at 3pm and every Wednesday at 12pm.
    • Time Management Workshop

      The British Chamber of Commerce puts on a training session for busy people. In this workshop, Jamie Dixon will guide you through a Time Management Methodology called CORD (Collect, Organise, Review, Do). He will help you build your own...
    • A La Town Five-Restaurant Grand Opening

      Grand opening of five restaurants in A La Town: Shanghai Brew House, Bourbon Cookhouse, Grill Republik, Drunken Hen diner, and Tequila Loca. The three-day event will include a VIP party, musical performances, giveaways, goodie bags,...
    • Democrats Abroad Happy Hour

      Democrats Abroad is hosting a happy hour at The Hop Project. Meet like-minded Americans and learn how you can make your voice heard back home in advance of the 2020 election. There will also be an info and activism session to fight the...
    • Learn to Bake Pretzels

      Support the Shanghai Young Bakers charity by taking one of their classes. This one focuses on pretzels and how to make them from scratch. 300rmb per person, address info and more about the charity here:...
    • Kids Classes

      This spring, The Pottery Workshop Shanghai is offering its popular children's classes in an eight-week series - bring in your budding artists, sculptors and creative kiddos! Kids 6-13 can take individual classes or sign up for the full...
    • U2 Tribute Concert

      U2 Tribute! After the hugely successful run of Pearl's Queen Tribute concerts, the Pearl’s Red Stars voted to recreate U2, one the best bands that emerged in the 80s and then just kept on growing. Directly onto your iPhone, in one case!...
    • Families' Day & Children's Day

      French family day in Jing'an, with petanque, pastries, French food, summer drinks, entertainment for kids, magic shows, and a pastry master demonstration. Free entrance.
    • CRITICA Storytelling with Unravel

      Sharing personal stories can be a very powerful tool to bring visibility to issues or to generate understanding of people's lives, but how do you present your story in a captivating and connective way? Storytelling platform Unravel will...
      • Community | 1900Loft | on Sat Jun 1 2019
    • CRITICA Self Portrait: Forms of Identity

      In this workshop, examine different identities and assumptions of yourself and others, aiming at strengthening the understanding of who we are and how our identities interact with the world. 80rmb.
      • Community | 1900Loft | on Sat Jun 1 2019
    • CRITICA Sound Healing

      “Sound Healing” workshop will immerse you on a sound journey in which you will discover and explore your inner hearing and listening, and understand how the sounds around and within can be healing. 80rmb.
      • Community, Wellbeing | 1900Loft | on Sat Jun 1 2019
    • CRITICA Illustrate for Visibility

      How much goes unseen? How many go unnoticed? In the Illustrate for Visibility workshop you will engage in a conversation about how to represent people fairly through illustration. Afterwards, you will be taken on a tour; not to...
      • Community | 1900Loft | on Sat Jun 1 2019
    • CRITICA Theatre Workshop with Grass Stage

      In this workshop, different basic acting exercises will guide you in creating short plays which explore inclusion, and in discovering the empowering role that acting can bring to all of us. It will specifically focus on the "body" of...
      • Arts, Community | 1900Loft | on Sat Jun 1 2019
    • Farmers' Market

      La Maison is teaming up with Goma Greens to offer naturally grown vegetables and fruits as well as fresh products like eggs and honey from local farmers. 11am-4pm. Free entry.
    • A Helping Hand Charity Night

      A charity night for International Children's Day in support of SOS Children's Villages. It will be a night for raising awareness about this impactful organization though a selection of guest speakers and musical performances. A set menu...
    • CRITICA Film Competition

      In CRITICA 2019 Film Competition, filmmakers have been challenged to use their camera to promote social inclusion. Independent Chinese and foreign filmmakers have submitted their films, and the five selected short movies will be screened...
      • Arts, Community | The Pearl | on Sun Jun 2 2019
    • Pizza Making Class for Kids

      Children's Day is all weekend at A La Town and there is a free pizza making class. Top ingredients and our open pizza kitchen with entertain kids for hours and they get to eat their freshly baked goods. Free but RSVP necessary.
    • Workshop Social Ecology & Ecofeminism

      Social Ecology & Ecofeminism Murray Bookchin was a leading theoretical progenitor of the many currents of left ecological thought and action that emerged from the 1960s. The session will explore the common routs of oppression that cause...
    • Green Change Makers

      Green Change Makers is a part of the monthly open night event of Xinchejian, the first Hacker Space in China. They will have 4 speakers to share their projects and vision about sustainability, and later will do a tour around the space...
    • DIY Fragrant Sachets

      Celebrate 端午节 (Duānwǔ jié) Dragon Boat Festival at GoEast by hand-making a traditional craft (fragrant sachets 香包 xiāng bāo) and eating zongzi (sticky rice snacks). 30rmb.
    • Turn Plastic Waste into a Tangram Game

      Don't know what to do with your plastic waste? Transform plastic into a precious Tangram Toy. Learn about the different types of plastic that we can easily recycle and those we should stop using. Precious Plastic Shanghai gives waste a...
    • Rooftop Commune Market

      Rooftop party with designer and craft stuff, including fashion, beauty, jewelry, visual arts, summer time food, BBQ, new cocktail mixes and craft beer. 11am-6pm. Rooftop of 688 Shaanxi Bei Lu near Kangding Lu, elevator to fifth or sixth...
    • Nature Connection & Indigenous Ways of Being

      Indigenous people have a tradition of conservation. In this session we will explore the traditions of indigenous tribes and how their way of being is intertwined with the natural world. Participants will be offered nature connection...
    • Consumer Electronics Show

      Big trade event showcasing the newest products from major tech companies, such as 3D printing, mobile phones, household appliances, sports and fitness trackers, and VR gear. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been...
      • Community | SNIEC | from Jun 11 until Jun 13 2019
    • Cardio Tennis + Yoga

      Cardio Tennis is an engaging fitness workout with heart pumping effects of tennis drills, games, and skills delivering the ultimate full body and calorie burning aerobic and anaerobic workout. 200rmb.
      • Community, Sports & Recreation | Kerry Hotel | on Sat Jun 15 2019
    • Shanghai Pride

      Founded in 2009, Shanghai PRIDE is the first and only LGBT Pride season in mainland China, celebrating diversity for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community and friends. The week-long festival features numerous events and...
    • GoEast Summer Market

      Shop, eat, drink, and play at their Shanghai Library Campus. They’ll have a variety of vendors from lifestyle stores and brands with products and services for expats. Free.
    • The Power of Storytelling

      Explore how stories transform our world and participants will gain tools to share their own story in an authentic form. We will explore the different narratives we live by and think creatively and collectively on how we can share a new...
    • Shanghai International Film Festival

      Highlight of the year for movie nerds. Hundred of international movies and films screened in over 40 cinemas across Shanghai, as well as a few big-time movies stars popping around to Shanghai to say hello. Information on the specifics of...
      • Arts, Community, Nightlife | SmSh Territory | from Jun 15 until Jun 24 2019
    • Ecology & Sustainability: In Harmony with Nature

      The 'Ecology and Sustainability' Study Programme will talk about the values and the relationship one is capable of having with the natural world. During 8 meetings you will learn about different ecological thoughts and perspectives to...
    • Sacred Activism & Spiritual Ecology

      The session explores the integration of spiritual values with practical action in activism and environmental work. We will discuss the role of reverence for the earth into today’s ecological debate.To create a truly sustainable future...
    • The Pearl’s Got Talent Part 2

      What do you get when you cross pole-dancing, roller-skating, drag, cheerleading, vegan rap and French singing? The launch of The Pearl’s Got Talent! Join them on Thursday for the start of a monthly showcase of the freshest and brightest...
    • GoEast Films: If You Are The One

      A comedy about blind dates, heart break, and finding your true love. Learn key words about romantic comedies in Chinese from a GoEast teacher. 30rmb.
    • CodeAcademy Summer Camp Coding For Kindergartners

      A course aimed at helping young children aged between 4-6 years old in classes of 6 exercise their creativity and logic through an introduction into coding and computational thinking. As well as these dates, CodeAcademy are hosting the...
    • CodeAcademy Summer Camp Python Is Hacking Minecraft

      An introduction to coding for kids aged between 9 and 14 through the programing language of Python, a very useful tool in data science and machine learning, and the popular game Minecraft as a sandbox. A class of 6 will be instructed in...
    • Britannica Summer School Program 2019

      Britannica's running a summer school program at their Gubei Lu location for students 5-11 years old, focused on team building and learning. Students will be taking part in English language sessions, drama workshops, and a wide range of...
    • WISS Sports Summer Camps

      WISS is doing two camps this summer. Stoke City FC Academy is providing premier football training to students in Shanghai. The program's for 5-16 years old, with games and a structured competition. It's 500rmb/day or 2,250rmb for the...
      • Community, Sports & Recreation | WISS | from Jul 1 until Jul 6 2019
    • SCIS Kids Summer Camp 2019

      Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) is offering specialized summer camp programs consisting of developmentally appropriate activities. Their summer camp programs are non-academic, thematic programs, including games, sports,...
    • CodeAcademy Summer Camp Gaming With Scratch

      A camp that gives 7-14 year olds an opportunity to learn how to code games that they can play with their friends. The class of 6 will be taught in English, and will also take place again at the end of the month, from July 29 to August 2.
    • SCIS Kids Summer Camp 2019

      Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) is offering specialized summer camp programs consisting of developmentally appropriate activities. Their summer camp programs are non-academic, thematic programs, including games, sports,...
    • All You Want To Know About Sex | LAB Forum Module 2

      The Life Advisory Board (LAB) has organized a long-lasting project called "LAB Forum," designed to help teach you how to get the most out of your life. For their second module, they'll be explaining the truths and myths about doing it,...
    • CodeAcademy Summer Camp AI For Kids

      A fun introduction into Artificial Intelligence in English for kids aged between 7 and 12 years old. As well as these dates, CodeAcademy will host the same camp in August from the 5th to the 9th. See flyer for more details.
    • Fun Science & Chinese Elementary School Bridging Course (EC)

      This summer course will stimulate children(2-6 years old)'s interests in science. Chinese language materials will be provided to encourage children to explore characters' construction and develop pre-reading and writing experience. The...
      • Community | MSS Minhang | from Jul 1 until Jul 19 2019
    • Fun Music (Toddler, EC) & Chinese Elementary School Bridging Course (EC)

      The school has invited senior professional Orff music teacher for this summer camp session. She will guide children to have fun with music, gain an appreciation for the world of music and develop music creativity. Besides, Chinese...
    • English Drama & Chinese Elementary School Bridging Course (EC)

      Sunrise Broadway musical course focuses on developing the artistic manifestation of preschool children through forms of drama and musical. This course covers basic vocal music, simple dance and situational performance. After completing...
      • Community | MSS Xuhui | from Jul 1 until Jul 19 2019
    • iStage Musical Theatre Camp 2019

      iStage Academy is offering a series of one-week Musical Theatre camps that involves singing, dancing and acting. The week will be rounded off by a performance. Applicants aged 5-8 are welcome between June 17-23 for a chance to perform in...
      • Arts, Community, Sports & Recreation | 1088 Plaza | from Jun 17 until Jul 23 2019
    • Active Kidz Summer Camp 2019

      Sports camps by Active Kidz Shanghai, running 5-day sessions from June 17 to July 26, from 9am-4pm, for kids ages 6-15, there's soccer, baseball, trampoline and basketball. Full day camp (9am-4pm) is 2,500rmb per week, half-day...
    • CodeAcademy Summer Camp Machine Learning For Kids

      A course for kids aged 7-12 on building, training and then testing machines through the IBM Watson Machine Learning environment and Scratch. The class of 6 students will be taught in English. Another 6 will get an opportunity in August...
    • Executive Happy Hour

      A business community mixer, hosted by the Shanghai Women's Business Club. All welcome. Free. 6-9pm.
    • Shanghai Book Fair (TBC)

      The Shanghai Book Fair runs for a week every summer. It attracts thousands of nationwide publishers, bookstores, stationery companies, media, and book lovers. Expect large discounts on books (at least 20%), plus international authors and...
    • DDC 2019 Summer Courses

      BISS runs a summer program handled by DDC. They have a bunch of courses intended for grades 1-9, like "Fairy Tales & STEM," a hands-on course with STEM challenges based on Chinese and American fairy tales, such as designing a carriage...
      • Community | BISS | from Jul 15 until Aug 2 2019
    • Little Kickers Shanghai Summer Camp 2019

      Little Kickers offers specially designed football classes for children aged 4-7 years old, combining games, creative classes and sports activities. Taking place on the Shanghai Hongqiao International School campus, the four week program...
    • China Joy (TBC)

      Shanghai's big gaming exhibition returns with showgirls, cosplayers, otaku, fanboys, photographers, and companies running their games on the latest hardware. It's not as sleazy as it used to be, but that's good if you're coming for the...
    • Inspire! Summer Camp 2019

      Inspire! Summer Camp by LearningLeaders has four courses through July and August designed to help young people improve skills they will need in their professional life such as debating, public speaking, writing and programing. They'll...
    • Worldstrides Global Camps

      For the past three years the Wellington College campus has hosted a Summer Camp operated through Ivy League Summer Camps, now known as Worldstrides Global camps, using the Wellington College International Shanghai facilities. For Summer...
    • Shanghai City Ballet Kids Summer Camp 2019

      From June to August, Shanghai City Ballet are offering week long courses of ballet, jazz and hip-hop dance camps with a performance at the end. A week of half-days costs 1,800rmb, full days is 3,600rmb. Children aged between 3 and 12 can...
    • Sport For Life Summer Camp 2019

      Sport For Life will have a camp this summer for kids ages 4-12, with tennis, basketball, squash, dance, and more. There's a half-day option (9-12pm) available or full-day (9-3pm). The program is in weekly sessions from June 24 to August...
    • ColorJam Mini Museum Art Summer Camp

      ColorJam will have their Mini Museum art summer camp from July 22 to August 23. Kids will study a world-famous museum every week, exploring its history, culture, architecture, paintings and sculptures. In order, it's the Louvre, Galleria...
      • Arts, Community | ColorJam | from Jul 22 until Aug 23 2019
    • Royal Dutch Riding Summer Camp

      Royal Dutch Riding Summer Camp is organizing 11 four/five day summer camps, dedicated to equestrianism. They do two M&RB riding courses and a lecture on riding safety and the basic concepts of equestrianism per day, and a final...
    • IconX Summer Skateboard Camp 2019

      Based at the West Bund indoor skatepark, Iconx are hosting several three-day summer camps helping kids aged 6-15 years old learn how to skate like a pro, with a side of character development, health and nutrition. A three-day course...
    • CodeAcademy Summer Coding Camps 2019

      Throughout July and August, Codeacademy123 will be hosting several 5-day camps with different themes, like coding for kids using Python in a Minecraft environment (1150rmb for five hours), the science behind gaming (2300rmb for five...
    • MusicLAB Summer Camp 2019

      Music Lab are offering weekly music courses with a 50-minute lesson each week, giving 1.5-6 year olds the opportunity to discover dancing, singing and rhymes. It costs 1,540rmb for the full 7-week course. They are also offering two...
    • 2019 Summer Programs

      Oogie Art is a global art school with campuses in New York, Boston, Seoul, Busan, and Shanghai. For their 2019 summer programs, they're offering five options: Summer Portfolio Intensive, a 4-10 week program for 9-12 graders looking to...
      • Arts, Community | Oogie Art | from Jun 24 until Aug 31 2019
    • SinoJobs Career Days 2019

      Another Teutonic job fair, this one quite popular in Europe, lands in Shanghai. They promise specialist and management positions in China for Chinese employees, personal conversations with employers from Europe and China, and the ability...
    • The Road To Success | LAB Forum Module 3

      The Life Advisory Board (LAB) has organized a long-lasting project called "LAB Forum," designed to help teach you how to get the most out of your life. For their third module, they'll be explaining five reasons why you're failing to have...
    • Photofairs

      Big exhibition dedicated strictly to the photographic medium, now in its fifth year. Expect 50+ contemporary photo galleries from around the region displaying their artists' work.
    • Ladyfest (TBC)

      A festival for and by the ladies of Shanghai to promote gender equality, have talks and workshops, and unveil artwork and performances, followed by a killer after-party. This year happening in October instead of the the typical March...
    • ComicCon (TBC)

      Shanghai Comic Convention brings Chinese fans the coolest pop culture content, including comics, movies, TV shows, toys and video games. We invite famous celebrities, comic creators and performance artists to attend panels and sign for...
    • Woodworking Workshop

      Sunday woodworking workshop for beginners. Learn the differences between wood, cutting 101, with hand tools and a machine, drilling 101, and sanding 101. Use your skills to then make a wooden serving board. 330rmb including all materials.
    • Art021 (TBC)

      This high-end art fair, named after Shanghai's area code, is now in its fifth edition and always good for a look-see. If previous incarnations are anything to go by, expect a who's who of blue-chip international galleries and top-notch...
    • Cages Karaoke

      A night of western-style karaoke at the massive Cages space. Choose from any song you want and sing in front of everyone. All singers get a free BrewDog beer or a glass of wine. Winner chosen at 11pm, with top three singers getting more...
    • Drink Entrepreneurs

      Drink Entrepreneurs is a regular social event for entrepreneurs to exchange, meet and help peers around a drink! The organisation is non-profit, eager to connect entrepreneurs, C-levels and entrepreneur circles (Investor / Coder /...


    • Play Mahjong!

      GoEast hosts another Mahjong night. Play with GoEast, learn about Chinese culture, have fun and meet new friends. 50rmb for non-students.
    • Shaving in the Dark Launch Party 8

      Shaving in the Dark Comics Zine #8 is ready to serve. The HUNGRY issue will be launched on Friday. Go for comics, drinks, snacks, draws & zines. Free entry.
      • Arts, Community | Jiashan Market | on Fri May 24 2019
      • 2019-05-24 Finished
    • Building Effective Business Culture

      Expect to learn about tips for building corporate culture, with Western and Chinese case studies. Led by a German former account exec at HP. 149rmb. Registration by WeChat: janine_ja.
      • Community, Executive | SmSh Territory | on Thu May 23 2019
      • 2019-05-23 Finished
    • Workshop Deep Ecology & Ecological Self

      Deep Ecology is an ecological and environmental philosophy promoting interconnection and diversity, and endorsing the inherent worth of all beings regardless of their utility to human beings. It involves moving beyond the individualism...
    • Spider-man

      Miles Morales is a New York teen struggling with school, friends and, on top of that, being the new Spider-Man. When he comes across Peter Parker, the erstwhile saviour of New York, in the multiverse, Miles must train to become the new...
      • Community | The Pearl | on Tue May 21 2019
      • 2019-05-21 Finished
    • Play Mahjong

      Learn how to play Mahjong with this language school. Ten minutes to learn, a lifetime to master. 30rmb.
    • Game of Thrones Season 8

      The final six episodes of HBO's hit show is being shown at Specters every Monday. Happy Hour 8-10pm, tits, dragons and good times from 10pm.
      • Community, Nightlife | Specters | Mondays until May 20 2019
      • 2019-04-15 Finished
    • CAGES GOT Watch Parties

      Watch GOT in the Cages' one-of-a-kind theater every Monday night, along with free popcorn and a screening of the previous week's episodes so you can catch up on what you've missed. 9pm. Free entry.
    • Game of Thrones Season 8

      The final season of HBO's hit show is shown every Monday at The Hop Project... uncensored .
    • Game of Thrones

      The Pearl screens GOT on an 8.5 meter screen. Live band, drinks and food after the screening. 60rmb including a drink.
      • Community | The Pearl | Mondays until May 20 2019
      • 2019-05-13 Finished
    • Tourism Trends Talk

      Learn about the changing motivations behind Chinese tourism, along with a 3-person panel talking about trends. Free entry.
    • The End - Game of Thrones Finale

      Eight years invested and it all comes down to this. Eight years of watching your favorite characters die a gory death. Eight years of avoiding spoilers every Tuesday morning. Find out who sits on the Iron Throne in the very final episode...
      • Community, Nightlife | The Camel (Puxi) | on Mon May 20 2019
      • 2019-05-20 Finished
    • Game of Thrones Viewing Party

      Continue to live out the House Stone words every Monday at 8:30PM at Stone Brewing with a GoT screening and specials on food. Ice & Fire tasting flight is 88rmb, pair it with a burger for 148rmb, and get an Ice & Fire flight free with...
      • Community | Stone Brewing | Mondays until May 20 2019
      • 2019-04-22 Finished
    • Game of Thrones Final Season

      Spring is here, but winter is coming! The final season of Game of Thrones is set to premiere on Monday, April 15th, and just like last season, The Rooster is your go-to establishment to get your weekly fix of drinks, dragons, and...
      • Community | The Rooster | Mondays until May 20 2019
      • 2019-04-15 Finished
    • Game of Thrones Final Season

      Cages is setting up food stations with various meat or vegetarian options. To get a spot in the Private Theater, each ticket is 100rmb and includes 1 entree from one of the food stations and 1 pint of Budweiser (as well as free...