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Find Your Cause and Hone Your Skills: Community Events This Week

By Sep 13, 2017 Community


A solid week for community happenings in Shanghai. A chance to jump start your fall 'giving back' phase with a CCS volunteer fair, a workshop for you teachers, feminist wine and networking—and hey, The Shanghai Queer Film Festival starts this week. More details on volunteer opportunities and events this week after the jump, because new season, new you!


on Thu Sep 14 2017

Charity Link Volunteer Matching Fair

Hard Rock Cafe - 249 Maoming Bei Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu

The Community Center Shanghai (CCS) is throwing a September charity fair with reps from about 10 charity organizations all in one place, so you can find the cause that calls to you. Organizations will include Paw Pals Animal Rescue, Heart to Heart, Stepping Stones and more. The fair will run from 6pm to 8pm at the Hard Rock Cafe. Free entry.

on Thu Sep 14 2017

Building Listeners and Leaders

ELG (Pudong) - 5/F, 814 Pudong Da Dao, near Fushan Lu

Hey teachers, here's a seminar on basic counseling skills you can use in the classroom. Coming to you from 'The Learning Group' it'll be a part lecture, part practice from 4.30pm to 6pm. To RSVP email

If you missed this, there's a network event happening for the badass ladies of Shanghai. Goes from 6.30-10.30pm and price varies; for IPWS Members 170rmb, non-members 300. IPWS Young Professionals Members 120 and non-members under 30, 200rmb. Your ticket includes canapés (fancy!) and two drinks.

on Thu Sep 14 2017

Wine Tasting: Wine by Women Winemakers

V Spot - 5/F, 218 Xinle Lu, near Donghu Lu

V Spot is offering a wine tasting, with wine is made by women. Drinking and feminism, gotta love intersectionality. 6 wines, one evening -- plus four of the winemakers will be hanging out. Runs from 7-9pm, costs 180rmb.

on Sat Sep 16 2017

Book Talk: The Good Girl of China Town

The Tavern (Radisson Hotel) - Radisson Blu Plaza Xingguo Hotel Shanghai,...

Jenevieve Chang discusses her 2017 memoir, The Good Girl of China Town, which chronicles her journey from growing up in a conservative Chinese-Australian family to becoming a show girl in Shanghai at Chinatown, Shanghai's first burlesque club. (It's now The Pearl.) Juicy. Talk starts at 4pm, costs 100rmb with a drink.

on Sat Sep 16 2017

Best Friends China: Special Adoption Event

Kerry Parkside - 1378 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu

Best Friends China is helping one: Mrs. Qian, an animal lover who's taken in over 70 dogs and 20 cats, but who needs to lighten her load. To help these animals find a new home, there will be an adoption event at Kerry Parkside from 3pm to 7pm.

on Sat Sep 16 2017

Charity Clothing Drive with Vedett

The Rooster - 455 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu

Beer and charity! Everyone wins. Bring clothes to the The Rooster, and they'll go to someone in need at The Renewal Center. And you'll get free pint of Vedett beer. Starts at 3.30pm goes till late.

And This...

Daily until Sep 23 2017

Shanghai Queer Film Festival (SHQFF)

SmSh Territory - Shanghai

The Shanghai Queer Film Festival (SHQFF) is happening this week. There'll be queer film screenings, workshops, and panel discussions with the filmmakers. So far, the schedule for days 1-5 are listed on their WeChat: shqff.



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