This Weekend in Shekou - September 1st and Beyond
Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter. Congratulations on making it through two storms last week! Apparently, there's another one heading our way but that's not stopping everyone for preparing for a great weekend. Here's a list of plenty of things to do this weekend and beyond. If anything changes to these events due to MAWAR, we'll update this post so feel free to check back often. Have a great weekend!
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronological order and "as submitted" by event organizers, promoters or venues, to the ShekouDaily directory. If you'd like to include your events or promotions to ShekouDaily or these newsletters, you may do so for free here.
After two years away, Tim Ambler is returning to the Lobby Lounge at the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel. Come enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Free House Wines, Local Beer and Long mix drinks from 20:00-23:00 to welcome Tim back. The Hilton is located at 1177 Wanghai Road.
They did this on Thursday night and are doing it again this Friday! All you can eat and drink bbq and pizza....for just 80 RMB! Warehouse Pizza is located at GongYuan Nanlu (Across from RenRenLe) and can be reached at 2161-0239.
For the month of September, Royal Health & SPA is offering a 20% discount on all treatments to ShekouDaily followers. Bring a friend, and each receive an added 5% off. Just show this posting. Get your life forces back in balance! Treatments available: Chinese Oil Massage; Foot bath massage; Acupressure; Fire Treatments; Facial Treatments Royal Health & SPA is located at #82 Shangle Street.
Last weekend English-Language movies returned to the IMAX after the Summer Black-out Period. In fact, there are four movies playing now (not including the opera films mentioned below); including: Dunkirk, Baby Driver, Cars 3 and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Click here for movie listings and showtimes at the IMAX in Shekou.
Enjoy an afternoon out on the mountain trails with the Shekou Hash House Harriers, followed by a BBQ at the Snake Pit when we get back to Shekou. People interested in joining the Hash group should arrive at the Snake Pit by 1:00pm. Bus departs at 1:30pm Hash Cost: Men 70 RMB / Ladies 50 RMB / Children 30 RMB. BBQ starts at 7:00PM BBQ Cost: 50 RMB for Hashers / Members 75 RMB for Non-Members Menu: Chicken Drumsticks Hot Dogs Hamburgers Potato Salad Bean Salad Russian Beet Salad Green Salad. The Snake Pit is located at Coastal Rose Garden 2 on Wanghai Road, Shop #20.
The IMAX Theater in the Gateway One Shopping Center across from Sea World in Shekou, Shenzhen, China is hosting the 2017 NCPA International Opera Film Exhibition until September 24th. Fourteen internationally acclaimed films from around the world will be screened, two per weekend for seven weekends. Films are screened at 3pm on Saturdays and Sunday. Tickets are 60 RMB at the door per screening or 40 RMB each if you buy tickets via their APP. We'll include each weekend's screenings in our weekend newsletter or you can click here for complete schedule and details.
The film is screened in its original English language and has subtitles in Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Saturday September 2nd in Shekou, you can also see it on Sunday September 3rd in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
Forecasts are predicting that MAWAR will make landfall in eastern Guangdong Province Sunday with some effects of the storm hitting us as early as Saturday. Click here to follow for up-to-date info. That link includes an interactive storm tracker and we'll update the page with information regarding the status of the storm and it's effects on Shenzhen; including event or transportation cancellations.
You asked for it and now it's here! The famous BBQs on X-TA-SEA's DaPatio in Sea World have just gotten a menu upgrade. In addition to the food and freeflow drinks that have been available, the following items have been added to the buffet: Fried Spring Rolls, Fish & Chips, Thai Green Curry with Pork or Chicken. As usual, you have the best views in town of the Sea World light show and can enjoy live music by Alien Encounter and friends. 130 RMB per adult or half price for kids under 1.2m. X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant's Patio is located at Behind the Minghua Cruise Ship and can be reached at 0755-2686-7649
The film is screened in its original French language and has subtitles in English and Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Sunday September 3rd in Shekou, you can also see it on Saturday September 2nd in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
COMING UP NEXT WEEK
Join us on Thursday September 7th for the second FREE Legal Corner by the Management and Service Center for Expats, organized by ShekouDaily, where we will help to answer questions you may have about laws and living in Shekou. Back in June we held the first FREE Legal Corner to help answers questions people had about local laws and living in Shenzhen. On September 7th from 7-9pm, we will do it again! Click here to learn more or RSVP to join or submit questions that you'd like answers.
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COMING UP NEXT WEEKEND
Join us on September 9th from 10am to 12 noon for the Shekou event! Both runners and walkers can join in on this 5k run/walk starting from the mermaid statue (Nuwa Park) near Sea World. Everyone is welcome! Scan the QR Code in the image below to ask questions via WeChat an or join us; or email Mike at email@example.com
Enjoy a relaxing evening of a selection of free flow wines, light food and a selection of cheese paired with great company and other ANCOM members on the second floor of the newly renovated extension @McCawley’s. ANZCOM Members: Early Bird (before Sept 8): ¥250/person or ¥300 at the door. Non-Members: Early Bird ¥300/person or ¥400 at the door. Click here for the complete food and drink menu and lucky draw prizes. Persons under the age of 18 are not allowed to attend the event. For reservations email your full name & mobile number to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by WeChat: 13430771883. McCawley's is located at Shop 118 in Sea World off of Taizi Rd.
COMING UP LATER THIS MONTH
Our Summer-End (aka: Welcome Back) Party last Saturday at Hammock Bar & Restaurant was such a huge success that we're doing it again... this time at the Eden Garden Rooftop Bar... and yes, Shekou Angels get FREE admission! More details coming soon so keep an eye out.
We'll continue to update this post with more events as they are shared with us... Have a great weekend!
ARTICLES PUBLISHED THIS WEEK:
In case you've missed them, here are some articles published this week:
- New Storm May Destroy This Weekend in Shenzhen
- What Happens When You Overstay Your Visa in China?
- Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Thursday night Aug 31st
- Simon Says: Can a spouse give away a property in common without consent of the other?
- Photo Review: Thanks for Attending ShekouDaily's 3rd Annual Summer-End Party
- Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Severe Tropical Storm Prakhar
- Tropical Storm PAKHAR Approaches the South China Sea
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