As every year LocalHood & USSC invite you, your family n friends to celebrate the festival the local way, together with expats and locals from your Hood and beyond. Taste some local delicacies, get cultural insights, musical performances, games and workshops for kids and adults and more...BYOB. FREE 🎉❤✌!! Date: Sun, 8th Sept Venue: Centre Street, Sai Ying Pun Time: 4pm to 7pm NOTE: We are not allowed to distribute or sell alcohol. BYOB!!

Mahjong for beginners & board game nite, Wed, 11 Sept @ Wanchai

When in Rome do as the Romans do. In Hong Kong the locals play Mahong 🀄🀄. Join us to learn the basics of this very interesting game ❤✌. There will be Board Games too for those who prefer....you can get your FAV board game too 😀😀. Date & Time: WED, 11th of Sept from 7-8-30 pm Venue: The Zenith clubhouse (5F), 258 Queens Road East, Wanchai Suggested Donation: 20 HKD

Indoor Movie Nite @ WED, 18th Sept

"One of the best-directed movies that you can see in New York right now.." So reads the NY Times review. Johnnie To and Sylvia Chang's stage-to-screen musical is a dazzling entertainment set against the backdrop of the 2008 financial crisis. A treat of humor, romance and eccentric lyrics from the world of spreadsheets and stock portfolios, OFFICE is a treat to watch!! Registration mandatory 🎉❤✌. Date: Wed, 18th Sept Time: 7:30 pm (Screening at 7:45 pm) Suggested Donation: 40HKD pp. 20HKD for LocalHood volunteers Note: BYOB, Please bring drinks to share. Popcorns/ Chips provided Registration Mandatory: Limited seating. https://tinyurl.com/yxwe48yu

Sharing soup with the Homeless @ Tue, 24 Sept

You have dinner with your friends n family everyday, So why not share some smiles and a soup with the homeless? Teach children compassion- bring them along. FREE! Registration mandatory!!🎉❤✌. Date & Time: Tues, 24th Sept; 7pm to 8:30pm Venue: 1F, 120 Connaught Rd W, Sai Ying Pun FREE. Registration Mandatory: https://tinyurl.com/y3rpw9ts

Keeping babies 👶🏻 busy while enjoying yourselves 👪

Hello to all the mums and caretakers of little ones. Being a mum myself, I know it can be tricky to find new ways to keep your baby happy particularly while battling the small apartments of Hong Kong. Also, meeting other mums and babies gives a sense of belonging, like being a part of a wolf pack, as well as entertainment for both sides 😉. Here are a few more places to get out and about to connect with other mums and keep the bubs learning as they grow. 7 : Here are some indoor spaces for babies. Many Some run classes that you can sign up for regular visits or just go for a day to play. As a general rule, always bring along socks for both adults and babies as they are often required. BAUMHA

Irene Li, the crocheting queen & Crafty Charity

“We have to talk about Irene LI and her group in our News Letter. She manages this small group which does such meaningful things through their interest in Knitting and Crocheting and helping those in need.” This was how Susan Nicholl, a Local Hood volunteer, introduced Irene LI and the group Crafty Charity to us at our Volunteers monthly meeting. We obviously wanted to know a bit more about this special group and its activities. We got in touch with Irene and she straight away invited us to the upcoming Crafty Charity rendezvous at Starbucks, Central in Prosperity Tower. At the lieu of the meeting, a friendly elegant English lady of Hong Kong origin greets us with a warm hello; all smiles in

The Veganning to Veganism 🥗🍲 through 5 top Vegan restaurants

Originally published @ Feb 2019. Re-published @ Aug 19. Veganism is undoubtedly growing its way through the culinary industry and the hearts of people who show concern for their own health and the environment. Its popularity can be attributed to its plant-based diet where no animal products are incorporated into preparing vegan dishes. Most vegan dishes are also healthier, more eco friendly and animal friendly. As it’s national nutrition month, we’re hoping to see if you’ll give these 5 vegan restaurants a try! And if you’re already a vegan, let’s see if you’ve been to some of these exceptional vegan restaurants! CONFUSION (SHEUNG WAN) Location: G/F, 103, Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kon

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