This Weekend in Shekou - September 8th and Beyond
Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter. The summer break has ended and things are moving full steam ahead here in Shekou. Most of us have been super busy getting back up to speed and it can be exhausting. Please remember to take care of yourself. Take a break. Relax. It's the weekend! This weekend we've got a ton of stuff to help you blow off some steam after a crazy week. We'll update this post so feel free to check back often for the latest activities and events. 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.
Just after midnight last night, Spider-man joined the list of English-language movies now playing at the IMAX in Shekou; which, aside from the Opera films listed below, include Dunkirk and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Click here for movie listings and showtimes at the IMAX in Shekou. This week, Hammock Bar & Restaurant, located next to the IMAX, also announced that they are offering 20% OFF Food & Drinks to IMAX ticket holders on Thursdays in September so save your ticket stubs!
HH Gourmet has re-opened and is back to business as usual. Aside from their regular specials, they're now also offering a Meditteranean Egg Salad Sandwich on a bagel of your choice is only 28RMB Bionic Crickside is only 30 and Bionic Ale is only 35 Dine in or take away. HH Gourmet is located in Coastal Rose Garden 2 #43-B and can be reached a t0755 2683-9259.
Order any of the following pizza specials and get two pints or bottles of Tsingtao beer. Choose up to three topings for each pizza: 9” for ¥80 (regularly ¥138), 12” for ¥98 (regularly ¥158), 16” for ¥108 (regularly ¥178), NOTE: To receive this offer you must do one of the following when paying your bill: a) Tell the staff you saw this deal on ShekouDaily; OR b) Show the staff that you've reposted this deal on your Moments at least once. Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs and Hamburgers is located at #92 Hai Chang Street and can be reached at 132.0227.1627.
Join us this 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
Are you a Shenzhen Newbie? Get all the info you need, and pick up some swag at this event on Saturday September 9th from 10am to 12noon. Representatives from Shenzhen’s Expat community and organizations will present important information for newcomers, and answer any questions you may have. Some of the topics to be covered: All about Eating in Shenzhen; Hassle Free Groceries & Imported Goods; Chinese Culture & Etiquette; Business Networking in Shenzhen; Tips for Keeping Healthy in Shenzhen; What to do in an Emergency; and Thriving in Shenzhen - Adapting to Your New life... Plus fun activities for the kids to keep them entertained. Vista-SK International Medical Center Level 4, Building 4C, Shenzhen Software Industry Base, Xuefu Road, Nanshan District. 南山区学府路软件产业基地4栋C座 海天二路和科苑路交界处星巴克楼上. Click to RSVP for this free event AND RECEIVE AN EXTRA GIFT! Hurry! Spaces are limited!
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: ¥300 at the door. Non-Members: ¥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.
InterNations is holding their first Shekou event in September at 7:30pm this Saturday at Bombay Indian Restaurant in Sea World. If you're new in town, this is an excellent opportunity to meet new people and try some great food and drinks. The entry fee includes: 1 Complimentary Glass of Red or White Wine, One Bottle of TsingTao Beer, Chicken Lollipos, Chicken Tikka and Vegetable Cutlets and 10% discount on all the food items and on all the drinks including Shishka; PLUS Lucky Draw! Albatross Member: Free; Basic Member: ¥70; Not signed up for event: ¥100. Sign up at InterNations.org to save 30% on admission. Bombay Indian Restaurant is located at Shop No 20 -24 Sea World.
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 French language and has subtitles in Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Saturday September 9th in Shekou, you can also see it on Sunday September 10th in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
On Saturday and Sunday Enigma opens at 12 noon. They're offering Quesadillas for 50RMB on Saturday and an all-you-can-eat BBQ from 6-9 on Sunday. There's also a weekend happy hour from 12-9pm with buy 2 get 1 free select draft beer, bottled beer, mix drinks, cocktails and shots. Bottles of house red and white wine are just 168 RMB all day too. You can enjoy live music by Mind the Gap both days from 12pm to late plus there's an outdoor acoustic show on Sunday from 7-9pm. Enigma Bar & Restaurant is located at Shop No.6, Hai Bing Garden Business Centre in Sea World.
This Sunday is Teachers' Day in China and many local businesses have prepared some special gifts and offers for teachers. Click here to view them all.
This famous regular BBQ on X-TA-SEA's DaPatio in Sea World was postponed last weekend due to heavy rains brought on by tropical storm MAWAR; however, it's back this Sunday September 10th from 5:30-9:30pm and has received 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. To celebrate Teachers' Day, teachers with a valid teacher ID can enjoy the BBQ for just 100 RMB. X-TA-SEA Sports Bar & Restaurant's Patio is located at Behind the Minghua Cruise Ship and can be reached at 0755-2686-7649
Head on down to George & Dragon British Pub Sunday September 10, 6:30pm and enjoy their famous Pig-in-the-Box all-you-can-eat buffet with old and new friends. They will serve the roast with the usual sides: gravy, roast potatoes, macaroni & cheese, garden salad, and corn on the cob. All for only 118 RMB! And since it's Teacher's Day on Sunday, Teachers with a valid ID enjoy 17% off and pay just 98 RMB! George and Dragon British Pub is located at Shop No 3, Behind Taizi Hotel, Taizi Road and can be reached at 0755-26698564.
The film is screened in its original Italian language and has subtitles in Chinese. If you can't make it at 3pm this Sunday September 10th in Shekou, you can also see it on Saturday September 9th in Futian. Click here for more details about the exhibition.
Our last Summer-End (aka: Welcome Back) Party 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! Come enjoy an amazing party with the most spectacular view in Shekou. As usual, we'll have freeflow drinks including domestic beer and some imported beer from Vedett, house wine, sparkling wine and soft drinks as well as a BBQ buffet. We'll also enjoy live music by TAS from the Terrace, a DJ and lucky draw prizes! Don't miss another great event! Scan the QR Code below if you'd like to pre-book tickets and or ask questions. See you there!
Say Goodbye To Summer With Our OneRepublic Concert Ticket Contest at the Terrace! 1st Prize: 2 tickets for OneRepublic Concert (1 person); 2nd Prize: 2 tickets for WWE (1 person); 3rd Prize: Terrace gift card with 1000 / 500 RMB credit (3 persons). The Lucky Draw will be held on Saturday, September 16th at the Terrace. Click here to learn more about how to enter!
Stand Up Comedy Night is back @ FUBAR with host Andrew Grant on Thursday, September 14th! Tickets are just 50 RMB. Ticket holders will be able to enjoy 20% off all food and Happy Hour all night. FUBAR BrewPub is located at 101-5 HaiChang Street.
All beers on tap and house wine are buy 1 get 1 FREE ALL DAY Thursday at Hammock Bar & Restaurant. Beers on tap include: Vedett Extra White, Liefmans Fruitesse and Boulevard Tropical Pale Ale. Open 10am til late. Hammock is located on the 3rd Floor, next to the IMAX Movie Theater, of the Gateway One Shopping Center across the street from Sea World.
Next Friday September 15th, Monkey Bar is throwing a party! Stop by and enjoy beers starting at ¥20 a pint, Cocktails from just ¥30 and Vodka/Tequila shots ¥10. All snacks will be 50% off and I heard there may be some surprises there as well. The party goes on from 6pm until late. Monkey Bar is located on Shekou Old Street on the ground floor out front of Lanyi Gardens #37 (near the wet market).
BE A PART OF THE MAGIC THIS YEAR! The 9th Captivating Annual Charity Auction will take place Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 6pm at the Futian Shangri-la. Book your tickets now to enjoy Early Bird pricing: Early Bird Discount: RMB700/person & RMB5,600/table of 8 (September 30th, 2017 last day to purchase discount ticket) Ticket Price (after Sept 30): RMB800/person, VIP Table: from RMB10,000/table of 8 people, includes priority seating and table signage. Your attendance helps to create education opportunities for children, medical treatment possibilities for families, and lessen poverty in meaningful and lasting ways. For more information, visit www.captivatingevents.org, email email@example.com or call 0755 2667 4830
FOUND DOG - Seeking Owner
This adorable looking dog was found near Zhaoshang Da Sha. If you have any information to help reunite him with him owner, please scan the QR Code below to contact Tim.
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 and classified ads published this week:
- 45 SM spacious pad for rent in Milan Apts
- Simon Says: Have your health check before leaving your job!
- TICKETS NOW ON SALE! SCF 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction
- Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Tropical Storm MAWAR
- Typhoon Damage May Bring Slow Internet Speeds for a Few Weeks
- WINNERS: Over 3,000 RMB worth of prizes in our first monthly lucky draw for Shekou Angels
- Are your kids okay? Are you okay?
- Now Hiring: (Junior Level) E-Commerce Operations Specialist
- Bilingual (Chinese/English) Sourcing Specialist
- VIDEO: Shekou Streets Flooding ahead Tropical Storm MAWAR
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