Things to do in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town: 1st – 7th December
December is here! While you’re busy decking up your Christmas tree and decorations, don’t forget to head out, enjoy the cool weather and explore the neighbourhood. Check out theDesk’s regular selection of what’s on offer.
Join us to Celebrate the opening of our stunning new workspace at One Hysan Avenue Causeway Bay
theDesk does co-working differently. Since opening in Sai Ying Pun in June 2016, we’ve been on a mission to build inclusive communities across Hong Kong.
On Friday 8th December, theDesk opens the first of two stunning new workspaces in Causeway Bay.
To celebrate the launch, we’re thrilled to invite you to the opening of our beautiful new space at One Hysan Avenue. Come and meet our fantastic new members and maybe find your ideal co-working and events space at the heart of the neighbourhood.
Come celebrate with theDesk
theDesk warmly invites you to attend our launch celebration at One Hysan Avenue, 14/F, Causeway Bay on Friday 8th December.
Join us from 6 pm to experience the workspace and meet the people and discover how theDesk is planning to bring its unique inclusive community to the heart of the neighbourhood.
Date: Friday 8th December 2017
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm – Press and media tour, 6 pm to 8 pm – Open house
Official Opening Ceremony: 7:30 pm
Venue: theDesk, 14/F, One Hysan Avenue, 1 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Please RSVP to confirm your attendance: firstname.lastname@example.org | (852) 3706 8976
Events in Sai Ying Pun and Kennedy Town
Cliché Takeover with Rifain & Sweet Talk
Friday 1st December, 9 pm – 1 am
Hosted by prominent local entertainment promoters, the crew from Cliché Records takes over The Music Room for a night of downtempo music, boogie gems and afro rhythms, perfect tunes to wind down for the weekend.
Venue: The Music Room at Potato Head Hong Kong, 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Encore: Fish Ageing Lunch Presentation with Max Levy
Saturday 2nd December, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Max Levy, owner and chef of the acclaimed restaurant Okra Hong Kong will do a special lunch presentation for Slow Food Hong Kong on his ‘fish ageing’ techniques and philosophy. It is a rare opportunity to learn the ‘how’, ‘what’, ‘why’, and ‘how long before it goes off?’ of ageing raw fish for consumption. A light lunch is included.
Venue: OKRA Hong Kong, 110 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun
HO HO HO Christmas Charity Sale 2017
Saturday 2nd December, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This annual fun-packed fundraising bazaar is hosted by the Rotary Club of Golden Bauhinia Hong Kong. Proceeds raised this year will be donated to SoCo (www.soco.org.hk), a local charity dedicated to helping the 200,000 children and family living in cage homes or coffin cubicles.
Venue: Praya Waterside Eatery, Shop 2, New Fortune House, Kennedy Town
Tone2Music at Kennedy Town
Sunday 3rd December, 5 pm – 6 pm
Whip your body to shape while listening to fun uptempo music! Hosted by Dee Dances, you won’t even realise you are working hard while you improve your core strength, flexibility and posture. This class combines movements in yoga, pilates, ABT (Abs, Butt, Thighs) training to give you a complete body workout. Open to all levels and also great for those rehabilitating from injuries.
Venue: 5/F, Smithfield Municipal Services Building, 12K Smithfield, Kennedy Town
Ascendece II I Chloe Ho’s Solo Exhibition
Monday 4th December, 10:30 am – 7:30 pm
Following the great success at Hong Kong Arts Centre, local artist Chloe Ho’s solo exhibition Ascendence returns with part two of her exhibition. Chloe is best known for her iconic works of contemporary ink art. The exhibition not only reflects Chloe’s unique aesthetics but also brings attention to her innovative approach and use of medium.
Venue: 3812 Gallery, G/F, 118 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Beer & Taco Tuesdays
Tuesday 5th December, 11 am – 10 pm
Swing by Little Creatures night for Beer & Taco pairing for just $65.
Venue: Little Creatures Brewing Hong Kong, 5A New Praya Kennedy Town
Xmas Market – La Charcuterie de Métro
Wednesday 6th December, 5 pm – 8 pm
French restaurant Metropolitain is holding a unique charcuterie event to celebrate the start of the holiday season. Plenty of quality charcuterie, terrine, foie gras, cured ham and more from Repertoire Culinaire and Loste Tradi France, the family-owned company that has a long-standing reputation for its premium charcuterie for 150 years. Book your timeslot to join the one-night-only Christmas market to taste the very best French charcuterie.
Venue: Metropolitain, 46 High St, Sai Ying Pun
TOSS the BOSS Thursdays
Thursday 7th December, 5 pm – 10 pm
Test out your luck after work by heading down to Winstons. When you order a round of drinks with the bartender, bet your chances on a coin toss with the bartender when it comes to time to pay. Here’s the twist: if you guess correctly, your entire round is free!
Venue: Winstons Coffee, 213 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun