Friday the 13th Weekend
If you spend any amount of time in China, you'll quickly see that the number four is their unlucky number. The counterpart for many of us is the number 13. Don't ask me why, it just is. Anyway, in case you haven't noticed yet, today is Friday the 13th! According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, North Carolina, an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the United States are affected by a fear of this day, making it the most feared day and date in history. Millions refuse to even leave their house on this day. Across the pond, a study in the British Medical Journal, published in 1993, concluded that there "is a significant level of traffic-related incidences on Friday the 13th as opposed to a random day, such as Friday the 6th, in the UK." Whether there's any truth to that or not, I prefer to believe that we are the masters of our own destiny. Superstition, ha. Unlucky, you say? Ha. I say, let's get lucky! For those of you brave enough to venture out and about today and this weekend, here's plenty of stuff to help you get lucky. Enjoy!
Free Glass of Wine for Ladies in Chinese Dress at London Bridge
The free glass of wine for ladies in Chinese dress means London Bridge will likely be a great place to meet and see some beautifully dressed people. Who knows, many may even get lucky this Friday the 13th! Everyone is welcome. London Bridge is located in Coastal Rose Garden 2 Shop #53. For more info, call Joanne at 159.8677.7719
InterNations May Networking Event at Baia Burger Concept
If you're the type of person that loves being the first to check out new places, and meeting new people, than this Friday night you'll want to head on down to new Baia Burger Concept in Sea World. From 7:30pm InterNations will be holding their first May networking event there. It's free for Albaross Members, 70 RMB for Basic members, or 100 RMB for unregistered Members. Guests are also welcome. Baia Burger Concept is located at the former Pushkin Garden, next to Baia on the 3rd floor of Zone B in Sea World. To register, visit InterNations.org
Friday the 13th at X-TA-SEA
I don't know about you but I kind of miss screaming at stupid people on a big screen while watching horror movies. No matter how loud I yell at them though they never seem to listen and always end up getting slashed away. Re-live the good ole days by watching clips from the old Friday the 13th movies on the big LED screen at X-TA-SEA while Alien Encounter rocks out their own soundtrack. X-TA-SEA is located on the first floor inside the Minghua Cruise Ship in Sea World. For more information call 2686.7649.
The Stage is Celebrating their 1st Birthday This Weekend!
This Friday AND Saturday May 13th and 14th come to the Stage Live Music to help them celebrate their 1st Year Anniversary! They are planning a special show with dancers, DJ and a whole lot of prizes and surprises!! May is Tequila month there as well so you can even enjoy bottles for 50% OFF. Ladies get a free drink and of course, Mind The Gap will be playing from 10pm onwards. The Stage is located at 3-4 Xinghua Road in between the McDonalds and the Starbucks in Nanhai e-Cool. For reservations or more infomation, call: 8827 8502
Pancho's "Final Exam" Party
This May 13th Pancho's Mexican Restaurant is throwing a Final Exam Party for all students of Shenzhen University with HipHop, Latino & Reggaeton music and EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS for University students. Special prices by showing your Pancho’s Discount Card include 12 RMB Tsingtao Bottles; 150 for 6 Coronas; 25 RMB Vodka Cocktails; and bottles of Bacardi and Vodka Smirnoff for 250 RMB (not including mixers). Pancho's is located at 1019 Nanhai Ave Bldg B # 108 and can be reached at 2162.6150
50% OFF 17 Salads & 9 Steaks at 14 Restaurants!
In the first 9 days of the competition 224 people have cast 423 ballots to rate and find the Best Steaks & Salads in Shekou! Don't miss out on what's looking to be the greatest of all the Best of Shekou Competitions. Enjoy 50% off 17 different salads and 9 steaks at 14 different restaurants when you rate them in this online game. Plus each restaurant you try brings you closer to winning 1,400 RMB in food & drink vouchers! Click here for more info or to check out the menu of available choices.
HILTON Breakfast Buffet Just ¥98
There's just about two weeks left to enjoy the Breakfast Buffet At OPEN in The Hilton For Just ¥98 Per Person! From 9am To 10:30am until May 31st, you'll be able to enjoy this great deal any day Monday Through Friday. Their buffet has a complete selection of anything you might want for breakfast. In fact, just next to the drinks station they've got the best donuts currently available in Shekou! (Price is subject to 15% service charge)
20% OFF ALL Cheese at NoGoGo
From May 10 -17 all Cheese @ Nogogo Online Groceries will be 20% Off regularly marked prices! Nogogo has over 120 different cheeses from 10 counties to choose from so there is plenty of variety for everyone. Just go to their cheese category or click on the 20% Off Cheese banner on their homepage and you will find all the cheeses have already been discounted. Visit Nogogo.cn/search/cheese to cheese it out now.
Backstube Les 5 Chef's 50% OFF
Backstube Les 5 Chef's is offering 50% OFF their signature dishes until the end of the month when you comment and share on WeChat. These include Harry's Austrialian Pepper Sirloin Salad, Original Austrian Potato Salad, Claudio's Salad, and Harry's low temperature cooked Australian Sirloin Steak. They are located in Coastal Rose Garden 2 #28 and can be reached at 2681-0468.
Flea Market for Ecuador Earthquake Victims Satuday May 14 from 9am to Noon
This Saturday morning, come on down to this Flea Market in Coastal Rose Garden 2 to find some great deals while supporting a worthwhile cause. All proceeds from the sale will go to support the relief fund for the victims of the earthquake that hit Ecuador on April 16, 2016. The Flea Market will take place in front of HH Gourmet and C&G Tapas y Libros in Coastal Rose Garden 2. For more information, please contact Bya at 135.3777.0504.
Brother's Family Fundraiser
Mark and Arnold will be pre-selling tickets to this event starting this weekend. I suggest you get one as soon as you can as McCawley's is sure to get packed! The concert on Sunday May 22nd is organized to support their efforts to raise money for their widowed sister and her daughter Jezb. It's only 50 RMB and includes a drink. For the complete story and/or more info on how to support them, click here.
BABY YAN UPDATE:
GREAT NEWS: Baby Yan came out of surgery Thursday May 12th and doctors say that she's recovering nicely! She should be back in her parents arms in a couple of days. Thanks again to all of you that have been supporting the family throughout this ordeal. We'll continue to follow and keep you updated on progress. If you'd like to learn more about Baby Yan, click here.
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