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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 06 May, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 06 May, 2012, 12:00am


Lamma International Dragon Boat Festival 2012

Dragon boat races with 58 teams compete in the men's, women's, mixed and over-40s divisions, and associated activities. From 9am, Tai Wan To Beach, Lamma Island, free to watch. Inquiries: lamma500.com

The Art Orchestra

Music- and robot-themed sculptures by South Korean artist Kim Taik-gi. Daily (until May 20), 8am-10pm, Open Piazza, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2118 8900. Ends May 20

DB Backyard Bazaar

Handmade Hong Kong's arts, crafts and DIY design bazaar with stalls selling vintage clothes, eco-friendly stationery, baby accessories and more; handicraft workshops and children's creative activities such as decorating and building with cardboard boxes, and making colourful sand art. 10am-5pm, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, free entry


How effective is the local English curriculum in developing students' English-speaking skills?

Chinese University educator Evelyn Man discusses the effectiveness of developing speaking skills in the local teaching and learning school context. In English, until May 11, 6.45pm, Rm 603, The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong, 3 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, HK$95 (English-Speaking Union members HK$80), registration recommended. Inquiries: 2186 8449 (Mon-Fri mornings only) or esuhk@netvigator.com


HK Gold Coast Boat Show 2012

Exhibition of boat models and designs, and marine electronics and equipment. Other attractions include live music, a food fair and children's entertainment. May 12 and 13, 10am-6pm, Gold Coast Yacht Club and Country Club, 1 Castle Peak Rd, Castle Peak Bay, HK$20. Inquiries: 2404 3257

Pipe Organ Recital by Wong Kin-yu

Local organist-educator plays Bach, Elgar, Buxtehude, Jongen and Nibelle. May 12, 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009


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