LittleSteps HongKong Article Feed LittleSteps HongKong http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com Lan Kwai Fong Carnival <br /> <br /> <p>The fun never stops in Lan Kwai Fong. One of the major events of the year in Lan Kwai Fong, the Carnival, like always, invites everyone to let their hair down and be entertained. Every year, the organiser of this mega event will present the most extraordinary and indulgent activities for its visitors who crave excitement and need to be constantly surprised.</p> <p>For this year, the streets and over 60 booths in Lan Kwai Fong will be decorated with thematic patterns and special lighting sponsored by Philips Lighting Hong Kong Ltd. For the kids? Also during the Carnival, party lovers of all ages are invited to come and participate in Let’s Play, as Lan Kwai Fong will be transformed into one giant fun play zone. Challenge yourself at game booths powered by Okamoto, or try out Philips’ smart-lighting game and the latest virtual-reality technology. <a href="http://lankwaifong.com/en/article.php?id=lan-kwai-fong-carnival-lkf-party-events-family&__hstc=163335075.bd9a9154a73762b5c30efde097ad9a34.1479478215183.1479478215183.1479478215184.2&__hssc=163335075.1.1479478215184&__hsfp=515334450" target="_blank">Click here for the scoop!</a></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/lan-kwai-fong-carnival Shopping Hong Kong Bazaars <br /> <br /> <p>Shopping Hong Kong is back for the holiday season! They're holding a bazaar at both the Fringe Club and American Club in 2017 - mark your calendar. There&nbsp;will be high-end vendors selling local & international wares and you will have the chance to purchase the most unique gifts for everyone on the list! From jewelry and accessories to festive chocolates, and clothing and homewares to funky socks for men, this is a must-do event on the holiday shopping calendar.</p> <p><em><strong>Please note:</strong> credit cards are accepted at the Holiday Bazaar.</em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em>DATES:</em></strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>Fringe Club </strong>- November 29, 2017</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"><strong>The American Club Tai Tam -</strong> November 1 and December 5, 2017.</span></p> <p>Find more details <a href="https://www.facebook.com/shoppinghongkongdistinctive" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/events/american-club-holiday-bazaar Clockenflap Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>Clockenflap 2017 is here again! &nbsp;The Hong Kong’s premier outdoor music and arts festival is a three-day event with a collection of music, art, culinary experiences and much more, aimed at bringing together a community of people who share a love for this beautiful city and its creative output.</p> <p><em><a href="http://www.clockenflap.com/tickets" target="_blank">Click here to buy tickets. </a>&nbsp;</em>Early birds discount available now until July 4. &nbsp;<em><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Children aged 12 and under can take part in all the festivities free of charge.</span></em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>THE MUSIC:</strong></span></p> <p>Music from over<a href="http://www.clockenflap.com/schedule/all" target="_blank"> </a><a href="http://www.clockenflap.com/" target="_blank">150 local and international acts </a>will perform this year. &nbsp;Music enthusiasts can preview the first phase teaser line-up which includes Massive Attack (UK), Feist (Canada),The Dandy Worhols (U.S.), Cashmere Cat (Norway), MØ (Danmark),&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">Dean(Korea),&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">Supper Moment (HK), Higher Brothers (China), Hello Nico (Taiwan) and many more..</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">. Art lovers won't be disappointed as well as the event will showcase both local and foreign artists' art program, which includes, ITEOTA, where viewers can explore the forest from the persepctive of an animal in a 360° virtural reality film; Talk2Me, which is a giant interactive sound installation, allows festival-goers to share their message directly from their smartphones and transmit their feelings, thoughts or anything else through the circular array of semi-sunken horn shape installation.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em><a href="http://www.clockenflap.com/" target="_blank">Click here for the full schedule so you can plan your fun!</a></em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>FOR THE KIDS:</strong></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">Future Fields, powered by FWD, will play host to various family-friendly attractions. Performing on The Acorn stage will be a wide range of family-friendly programs during the day, followed by chill out music at night. For those with bags of energy, the bouncy castle is sure to be a big hit, while thrill-seekers can experience the FWD Leap of Faith, Clockenflap’s all-new tower jump, a mini free fall experience.</span></p> <p><em>You will also find a<a href="http://www.clockenflap.com/" target="_blank"> Clockencraft Market, a Silent Disco, and incredible food.</a></em></p> <p><iframe width="444" height="250" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jOmpZV1qetU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/clockenflap-hong-kong Beertopia <br /> <br /> <p>HK's largest craft beer festival is back and bigger than ever! Enjoy the biggest selection of craft beer in Hong Kong! Last year featured 500+ different craft beers and ciders from around the world, 20+ restaurants, live bands & DJs, chill out garden, games tent. This year we're adding a Cider Area and Beer Geek Corner to try all those rare and special brews. Stay tuned for more details!</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/beertopia City Kids Christmas Fair <br /> <br /> <p>It's on folks... the annual City Kids Christmas Fair 2017! &nbsp;Shop, eat, and enjoy activities for the little ones including a visit from the one and only... Santa!</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;PLAY:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;a bouncy castle, a visit from Santa Claus, face painting, cookie decorating, craft making, children’s games, and more.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;SHOP:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Snap up deals and unique goodies at a select group of Hong Kong's finest boutiques featuring clothing, toys, homewares, and other Christmas gift ideas for the whole family.</p> <p><strong>* &nbsp;EAT:</strong><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;Enjoy delights and sweets at the famous bake sale. &nbsp;Plus... keep pops happy at the BBQ sausage sizzle.</span></p> <p><em><a href="http://www.citykidshk.org/fundraising-social-events" target="_blank">City Kids</a>&nbsp;is a not-for-profit playgroup and preschool.</em></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/city-kids-christmas-fair Conrad Fair In Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p><span>Get ready for the annual Conrad Fairs to kick off! As thoughts turn to stocking up on Christmas gifts for family and friends across the globe, the Prestige Christmas Fairs are back at the Conrad Hotel, with all sorts of goodies including beautiful jewellery, clothing, homewares, children’s gifts, food, wine, chocolates, decorations and much more! Buy gifts and lifestyle items galore and get all your gifting needs sorted at this annual event!&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Upcoming Events:</span></p> <p><span>The Gift and Lifestyle Fair - Wednesday, &nbsp;November 15 from&nbsp;10am to 8pm</span></p> <p><span>The Pre-Christmas Gift Parade - Monday, November 27 from&nbsp;10am to 8pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Christmas Gift Showcase - Saturday, December 2 from 10am to 6pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span>The Christmas Gift Festival - Sunday, December 10 from 10am to 6pm</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/conrad-fair-hong-kong FRITES Halloween Party <br /> <br /> <p>Trick, treat and eats! FRITES is going all out for Halloween this year, with a spooky magic show for kids taking place at all its locations at 2pm on Sunday, October 29. Lunch bookings are essential in order to guarantee a place. Eat, drink and be scary at FRITES Halloween lunch!&nbsp;</p> <p>The kid's areas in each restaurant will be transformed into a fun wonderland. To get into the spooky spirit, dress up in your Halloween costume for a chance to win the grand prize (HK$500 FRITES voucher). There will also be free ice cream and Halloween candy for all the kids.&nbsp;</p> <p>Family-friendly FRITES has a special <span>Café Kids Menu</span><span>, featuring smaller portions of some of their signatures, as well as classic favorites such as Mini Burgers, Mini Fish n’ Chips, Schnits n’ Strips, Bangers and Mash and Spaghetti Bolognese.</span></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/frites-halloween-party FIS Traditional Christmas Fair <br /> <br /> <p>Don’t miss the traditional FIS Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the Jardine’s Lookout campus. There’s something for everyone at this great family day out – fabulous Xmas shopping, lucky draw games and refreshment stalls including the famous Café Jardine’s full of homemade cakes, and other surprises. Come along to the French International School, 34 Price Rd, from 10am to 5pm and join in the fun – all welcome!</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/fis-traditional-christmas-fair Angelibebe Anniversary Sale! <br /> <br /> <p>Good news shopping divas - <a href="https://www.angelibebe.com/" target="_blank">Angelibebe</a> is having a sale! &nbsp;Scroll, click, and shop on Angelibebe for some of the latest & greatest premium European and American fashion brands for children ages 0-14 years!</p> <p><em><strong>GET SHOPPING!&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;For a limited time, they take brand-new, just-arrived styles, and all sale items, and offer them to you at 20% off. Use code:&nbsp;<strong>HAPPY20&nbsp;</strong>(apply at check-out). Plus, they will include a package of hand-made rock candies for every order (while supplies last) from October 21-31, 2017. &nbsp;<a href="https://www.angelibebe.com/" target="_blank">Start shopping now!</a></em></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em>More Information:</em></strong></span></p> <p><em><strong>About The Brand:</strong></em> &nbsp;Angelibebe makes dressing up easy for your children! &nbsp;The entire collection is curated with a big focus on design, materials and craftsmanship so be assured you’re getting the most bang for your buck! For F/W 17, they have lined up brands such as Mini Rodini, Beau Loves UK, Bang Bang Copenhagen, Rylee & Cru, Luna Luna Collection, Plum NYC, Pan Con Chocolate, Stella.Phoenix, Airfish, and many others.</p> <p><em><strong>Shipping: </strong></em>&nbsp;Angelibebe ships within 24 hours after payment is confirmed and offers convenient payments by credit card, debit card, and PayPal. Expect sophistication, expect fuss-free, and expect the best on offer.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div></div> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/all-cities/events/angelibebe-anniversary-sale Pulau Joyo With Kids Amazing Private Island Close To Singapore <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/pulau-joyo-kids" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/Pulau-Joyo-Private-Island-Singapore.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>It seems renting your own private island is officially a travel trend in Asia. &nbsp;Immerse your feet into the barefoot luxury of Joyo Island, located in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, 3.5 hours from Singapore via the Bintan Ferry Terminal. Pulua Joyo has captured the hearts of many families with it's Robinson Crusoe appeal. &nbsp;This exclusive island is surrounded by beautiful blue water and white sandy beaches. &nbsp;You will find a family-friendly central area (perfect for keeping an eye on little ones) complete with a nature-inspired pool, 5-star accommodations, water sports activities, and plenty of sunsets. &nbsp;The best part? &nbsp;It's small and it's all yours!</p> <p><iframe width="515" height="300" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QQsuLHFlrv8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>THE STAY:</strong></span></p> <p>* &nbsp;After your private bus journey from the Bintan Ferry Pier, the team will speed you via boat to your private island paradise.</p> <p>* &nbsp;Accommodations vary from stilted rooms to beachside retreats. &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>ACTIVITIES GALORE:</strong></span></p> <p>* &nbsp;There is an abundance of activities and facilities for you and your kids – snorkeling, table tennis, fishing trips, canoeing, volleyball, swimming, and so much more. The best part about Pulau Joyo is its close proximity to nearby beaches and reefs.</p> <p>* &nbsp;Their pool is located at the center of the island and is 25 meters long and 4 meters deep. You will find a sound-system and plenty of beers for mom and dad.</p> <p>* &nbsp;The beach offers water activities for all ages. &nbsp;It's a must visit for sunsets where the team will set up chairs, cocktails, and dinner too.</p> <p>* &nbsp;Book a private massage by the pool - every day!</p> <p>* &nbsp;In the evening, the staff will put on a video via their projector. &nbsp;Kids love it and parents get some time to relax too.</p> <p>* &nbsp;Star gazing - this island will enchant everyone staring up at night.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>SPECIAL EXTRAS:</strong></span></p> <p>* &nbsp;They will plan a beach bonfire for you complete with S'mores for the kids.</p> <p>* &nbsp;Fireworks? &nbsp;Oh, yes you can.</p> <p>* &nbsp;The food is amazing. &nbsp;Yum.</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/all-cities/articles/travel/pulau-joyo-kids Culture For Kids Museums, Music, Outdoors & More <br /> <a href="/singapore/articles/learn/culture-kids" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/Culture-Kids-Singapore.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Hear, hear little culture vultures!&nbsp; Expand your horizons and explore the best of <a href="http://www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/learn/culture-kids" target="_blank">Singapore's cultural excursions</a> with the family.&nbsp; Little Steps has gone on a splendor bender to find kiddie friendly galleries, museums, performances and cultural adventures right here in our tropical wonderland.&nbsp; Go on now, the world awaits!</p> <p><em>Main Photo Credit: STB Content Hub</em></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/learn/culture-kids Family-Friendly Niseko Your Ski Season Guide 2017 / 2018 <br /> <a href="/all-cities/articles/travel/family-friendly-niseko" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/Niseko-Family-Friendly-Guide-Skiing-Kids.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Let it snow! Niseko's famous ski destination is ready for skiers and snowboarders big and small with new hotel and chalet openings, must-visit restaurants, child care options, and plenty of things to do other than skiing too. &nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.5px;">Hit the slopes, take a ski lesson, go snow tubing, explore the town's finest restos with the kids, and uncover secret recommendations with the Little Steps Guide to Family-Friendly Niseko.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><em><strong><span style="font-size: 13.5px;">This guide has been fully updated by families in-the-know to prep you for your 2017/2018 holiday!</span></strong></em></p> <p><em><strong><span style="font-size: 13.5px;"><br /></span></strong></em></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/all-cities/articles/travel/family-friendly-niseko OPEN HOUSE: ​Malvern College Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>Good news parents! <a href="https://www.malverncollege.org.hk/" target="_blank">Malvern College Hong Kong</a> and <a href="http://www.malvernpreschool.hk/" target="_blank">Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong</a> are organizing Information Sessions for prospective parents on both Tuesday, November 7, and Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Interested parents can speak to their Founding Headmaster and their Management Team to find out more about the schools.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>The Schedule:</strong></span></p> <p><strong>Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Malvern College Pre-School Hong Kong opened their doors to an 8,000 square foot campus in September, 2017. Their educationally harnassed play programme builds on the United Kingdom's Early Years Foundation Stage (EYS) curriculum. They are also the first school in Hong Kong to operate a Forest School programme with Level 3 FSA-certified Forest School Leaders. Learn more from Senior Management at the Pre-School Malvern Meet sessions on <strong>Tuesday&nbsp;November 7th, 2017 from 5:30pm - 7pm.</strong>&nbsp;Spaces are limited and are on a first-come first-served basis.&nbsp;<em style="font-size: 13.5px;"><span style="font-size: 13px;"><a href="http://www.malvernpreschool.hk/infosession/" target="_blank">Click here to register.&nbsp;</a></span></em></p> <p><strong>Malvern College Hong Kong (Years 1-9)</strong></p> <p>Malvern College will open its fifth international campus in September, 2018 here in Hong Kong. They plan to be an all-through IB World School delivering the International Baccalaureate (IB)'s curriculum framework of the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP). Located adjacent to Hong Kong Science Park, the school will initially accommodate around 380 students in Years 1 - 9 and will eventually provide 960 places for students in Years 1 - 13. Join experienced educators and senior management to learn more at their Malvern Meet Information Session on <strong>Tuesday November 14th, 2017 from 6:30pm - 8pm</strong>. <em><a href="https://www.malverncollege.org.hk/infosession/" target="_blank">Click here to register</a></em>.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Coding Workshop (Kids Aged 5-12)</strong></p> <p>In partnership with BSD Code & Design Academy, Malvern College Hong Kong will be holding a free taster lesson on coding for children aged 5-12 years. Inheriting the rich heritage of Malvern College in UK, MCHK will provide the traditional science subjects along with various types of social sciences. Coding is one of the most important skills of the future. Let's introduce your kids to this highly in demand skill in a relaxing and enjoyable environment on <strong>Saturday, November 18, 2017. </strong><em>Click here to <a href="http://www.malverncollege.org.hk/coding-workshop/" target="_blank">register</a>.</em></p> <p><em><br /></em></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/open-house-%E2%80%8Bmalvern-college-hong-kong Pumpkin Painting Kid&#039;s Workshop <br /> <br /> <p>In collaboration with Ganara Art Studio, Three Buns invites kids to celebrate Halloween with a fun pumpkin painting workshops. Let them play with colors and imagination to create a self-made Halloween decoration! Price is at IDR 200,000/child, including art materials, Three Buns apron and a vanilla/chocolate milkshake.</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/bali/events/pumpkin-painting-kids-workshop Pirates! A Musical Concert <br /> <br /> <p>Featuring the Kuala Lumpur and the Subang Jaya Children’s Choir, be entertained by two heart-warming stories about a band of fun-loving pirates and their colorful adventures on the high-seas! Pirates! An entertaining musical performance by the Young Choral Academy, witness their swashbuckling charm, wit, song-and- dance antics, while discovering and learning about important life's lessons such as friendship, team work, perseverance and dreaming big. This is a show for the whole family that is not to be missed! Ticket price is at RM40 (children), RM60 (adult).</p> <p>Available through <a href="http://www.ticketpro.com.my" target="_blank">www.ticketpro.com.my</a>.</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/kuala-lumpur/events/pirates-musical-concert Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert <br /> <br /> <p>Fans of Harry Potter, this is a not-to- be-missed event! For the first time in Malaysia, experience a symphony orchestra performing music to the entire film from J.K. Rowling’s very first book which led to a successful empire, including numerous best-selling books, a blockbuster movie series and award-winning stage play. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in Concert will be held over two nights on November 4 and November 5 as part of the global tour for the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. Expect award-winning music scores played live by a symphony orchestra according and at the same time, experience the magic of the film in high-definition, projected on a 40-foot screen.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Ticket price is at RM198 to RM488. Available through <a href="http://www.ticketpro.com.my" target="_blank">www.ticketpro.com.my</a>.</span></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/kuala-lumpur/events/harry-potter-and-philosopher%E2%80%99s-stone-concert EtonHouse International Open House, Singapore <br /> <br /> <p>EtonHouse International welcomes children for playgroup, pre-school, and primary years on October 21, 2017 from 9:30-12pm at their campuses - EtonHouse Claymore and EtonHouse Sentosa!</p> <p><strong style="font-size: 13.5px;"><em style="font-size: 13.5px;"><strong style="font-size: 13.5px;"><a style="font-size: 13.5px;" href=" https://info.etonhouse.com.sg/claymore-sentosa-openhouse-oct2017" target="_blank">RSVP here&nbsp;to attend the Open Day at their Claymore or Sentosa campus. &nbsp;</a></strong></em></strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>What you can expect?</strong></span></p> <p>*A focus on outdoor learning: &nbsp;Outdoor and indoor environments are seamlessly integrated creating a space for kids to learn and appreciate nature. &nbsp;</p> <p>*Gorgeous facilities: &nbsp;Beautifully designed learning spaces honouring student's ideas, cultures, and interests.</p> <p>*Inspiring 21st century learners: &nbsp;Outside the standard numeracy, literacy, science and other key concepts - EtonHouse puts a strong focus on 21st century skills such as research and finding information to using IT! &nbsp;</p> <p>*Relationships: &nbsp;EtonHouse is founded on relationships. &nbsp;It's a community focused school which puts high value on trust and safety.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe width="515" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zGOHO_vrv6A" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/events/etonhouse-international-open-house-singapore Ocean Park Young Explorers Club <br /> <br /> <p style="text-align: justify;">Ocean Park is more than a place for fun! They are now offering a <a href="https://www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/park-experience/young-explorers-club" target="_blank">learning platform for children </a>to explore the nature, learn about amazing animal knowledge and nurturing their independence while experiencing the excitement of self-learning in a safe environment.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Designed especially for children aged 2 to 6 years old, Ocean Park is proud to launch its <a href="https://www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/park-experience/young-explorers-club" target="_blank">first-ever year-long education programme, Young Explorers Club.</a> The programme synergises two key approaches, experiential learning and nature play. Making use of Ocean Park’s unique environment, children are empowered to explore nature at their own pace and according to their own interests.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The course begins with an in-park nature exploration session – by observing or interacting with animals, and visiting animal exhibits and habitat zones to learn about the flora and fauna native to these environments. This is followed by classroom sessions led by professional instructors from Ocean Park to merge their observations into sensory games, creating art or storytelling activities that aim to nurture a deeper understanding of what they have learned. Children are given opportunities to develop their <a href="https://www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/park-experience/young-explorers-club" target="_blank">communication expression skills</a>, build up their confidence and positive thinking, while motivating them to learn in a fun and stimulating atmosphere, contributing to their holistic mental and physical development.</p> <p>S<span style="font-size: 13px;">ign up now! For more information, please visit </span><a style="font-size: 13px;" href="https://www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/park-experience/young-explorers-club" target="_blank">www.oceanpark.com.hk/en/park-experience/young-explorers-club</a></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/ocean-park-young-explorers-club Red Bull Dragon Roar <br /> <br /> <p>Red Bull Dragon Roar returns with a new venue, a new course and new excitement on 21st October, 2017 at Tuen Mun Gold Coast Cafeteria New Beach. <a href="http://www.redbull.com/hk-zh/events/red_bull_dragon_roar_2017" target="_blank">Register now </a>and be part of it!</p> <p>Red Bull Dragon Roar is the <a href="https://www.redbull.com/hk-zh/events/red_bull_dragon_roar_2017" target="_blank">only Red Bull organized dragon boating competition </a>in the world.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">It was first held in Hong Kong in 2013 and with a positive influence to the local dragon boat community. Each year all participating team’s quota was filled within a short period. There will be Mixed and Open Categories and each team consists of 11 members including the drummer and 10 paddlers and there are no coxswains. In the Mixed Category, a minimum of four women members is required. For Open Category, there is no limit for men and women member’s ratio. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px;"> This year, Red Bull continues to inject new elements, making <a href="https://www.redbull.com/hk-zh/events/red_bull_dragon_roar_2017" target="_blank">Red Bull Dragon Roar</a> more challenging than any other Dragon Boat competitions. Besides a series of obstacles on the water and making ‘S’ turns, 180 or 360 turns, back and forward paddling skills, team’s cooperation skills between the drummer and paddlers are essential to be crowned as ‘Emperor of the Sea’.</span></p> <p>For more information, please visit <a href="https://www.redbull.com/hk-zh/events/red_bull_dragon_roar_2017" target="_blank">www.redbull.com/hk-zh/events/red_bull_dragon_roar_2017</a></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/red-bull-dragon-roar WE Dance <br /> <br /> <p>What do you think of when you hear the word “ballet”? While classical ballet is characterised by its light and graceful movements, the young dancers from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts redefine it into so much more!</p> <p>Join them and watch their <a href="http://www.westkowloon.hk/en/wedance_oct" target="_blank">barre and centre demonstrations </a>to see how they transform standard training exercises into exciting contemporary ballet performances, and learn how to tell a story using ballet mime!</p> <p>For more details, please visit <a href="http://www.westkowloon.hk/en/wedance_oct" target="_blank">www.westkowloon.hk/en/wedance_oct</a></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/we-dance Top Party Supplies All Your Party Needs Sorted! <br /> <a href="/singapore/articles/nest/top-party-supplies" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/Kids-Party-Supplies.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>Planning a kids' birthday party can involve invites, entertainers, cakes, clowns, balloons, decorations, goodie bags... the list goes on! Make the next birthday party for your kiddo stand out from the crowd with the <a href="http://www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/nest/top-party-supplies" target="_blank">Little Steps Guide to Singapore's Top Birthday Party Supplies</a>. Party on!</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/singapore/articles/nest/top-party-supplies Shopping Bazaar Guide Hong Kong Christmas Fairs + Bazaars In 2017 <br /> <a href="/hong-kong/articles/play/shopping-bazaar-guide" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/Shopping-Bazaar-Guide-2017.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p class="p1">'Tis the season to shop, and Little Steps has put together a merry list so you don't miss out on any of the fun. Check out&nbsp;<span>the upcoming holiday bazaars and Christmas festivals across Hong Kong. Happy Shopping!</span></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/shopping-bazaar-guide 6 Ways To Celebrate Diwali In Hong Kong Your 2017 Guide! <br /> <a href="/hong-kong/articles/play/6-ways-celebrate-diwali-hong-kong" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image imagecache-linked imagecache-article_node_image_linked"><img src="http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_node_image/article/hero/6-Ways-To-Celebrate-Diwali-In-Hong-Kong.png" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-article_node_image" width="515" height="250" /></a> <br /> <p>The festival of lights, Diwali, is one of the most important festivals for Hindus. &nbsp;Marking the beginning of a new year, families fill their homes with candles and lights, exchange gifts, and eat tasty Indian treats. &nbsp;Check out our guide to this special festival - we have you covered from where to celebrate to shopping at the top Indian dress shops in Hong Kong, to finding Indian treats and candles. &nbsp;Enjoy!</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Key Dates:</strong></span></p> <p><strong>Divali 2017:</strong> &nbsp;October 19, 2017</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/articles/play/6-ways-celebrate-diwali-hong-kong Mothercare Baby Fair In Hong Kong <br /> <br /> <p>Hot off the press! &nbsp;Mothercare Baby Fair has arrived in Hong Kong! &nbsp;A leading British retailer of products for mothers-to-be babies, and children, Mothercare's 1st Baby Expo is rockin' Hong Kong next month (November 2-5, 2017) at KITEC, Kowloon Bay. Over 90 booths consisting of numerous famous brands in the Baby and Children industry will be showcasing new lines and innovative products to make life with little ones run smoother!&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">Get Your Early Bird Tickets Now!</span></strong></span></p> <p><em>Early Bird Dates:</em> &nbsp;Now - October 22, 2017. &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 13px;"><em>Get Free Tickets:</em>&nbsp;Get 2 tickets for free if you submit online the information required in advance. &nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px;">Moms-to-be can also get a goodie bag for free at the fair for registering in advance!</span></p> <p style="font-size: 13px;"><em><span style="font-size: 13px;">How: &nbsp;</span></em><a style="font-size: 13px;" href="https://goo.gl/zgYRjQ" target="_blank">Click here!</a></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Pre-Order Shopping Discounts:</strong></span></p> <p><em>What's more? &nbsp;</em>You can pre-order goodies with discounts u<span style="font-size: 13px;">p to 60% off on selected item. &nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/zgYRjQ" target="_blank">Click here to start shopping.</a></span></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>At The Show! &nbsp;Peppa The Pig:</strong></span></p> <p>Don't let your older tots miss the meet and greet with Peppa Pig.</p> <p><em>When: </em>&nbsp;November&nbsp;4, 2017 from at 2pm-5pm and November 5, 2017 fro 1pm-4pm.&nbsp;</p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/mothercare-baby-fair-hong-kong Little Steps Live: What Is Montessori Education? <br /> <br /> <p>For parents interested in learning more about the Montessori curriculum, we have an event for you!</p> <p>Join us LIVE on Facebook (you don't have to leave your house!) on October 12, 2017 at 11am. The Little Steps team will be talking to the co-founder of The International Montessori School, Anne Sawyer, to gain her expertise & understandings, and answer all your questions about this curriculum and its future for little learners.</p> <p>Watch the video HERE: </p> <p><iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Flittlestepsasia%2Fvideos%2F1860741223954305%2F&show_text=0&width=515" width="515" height="300" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allowFullScreen="true"></iframe></p> http://www.2www.littlestepsasia.com/hong-kong/events/little-steps-live-what-montessori-education