Week Ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am



Children's Docent Tour of Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

Gallery tours that have been especially designed for children. In English: Jul 15, 22. In Cantonese: Jul 21. All days: 12.30pm, Asia Society HK Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$30 (Asia Society members HK$15; aged 18 or under free). Inquiries: 2103 9508


The China National Acrobatic Troupe performs acts such as contortions, plate-spinning and tumbling through hoops. Jul 15, 2.30pm, 7.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Rd, Tuen Mun, HK$100-HK$280; and Jul 17-18, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$130-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044


Hong Kong Book Fair

More than 530 local and overseas exhibitors showcase books, other publications, stationery and multimedia products; also features literary activities including seminars and workshops. Jul 18-19, 22-23, 10am-10pm, Jul 20-21, 10am-midnight, Jul 24, 9am-5pm, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$10 (morning admission, sold at the door; and children under 1.22m tall or who are primary school students), HK$25 HK Ticketing (and designated 7-Eleven and Circle K outlets). Free for children aged three and under. Inquiries: 1830 670


Cookies and Ice Cream Charity Sale

Homemade cookies and Haagen-Dazs ice cream for sale. All sale revenues will be donated to Unicef's Check Out For Children programme. Jul 21-22, noon-6pm, Prompt, L4 Le Meridien Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Rd, Cyberport. Inquiries: 2980 7788

City Lights

Charlie Chaplin directs and stars in this 1931 romantic comedy-drama as a tramp who meets a blind flower girl, then tries to earn money to pay for surgery that could give her sight back, and saves a rich man who is about to commit suicide. Silent with music and English intertitles. Jul 21, 7.30pm, HK Science Museum; Aug 4, 2.30pm, HK Film Archive

The Sound of Bamboo Music

Beijing Green Bamboo Orchestra performs international folk and children's songs that emphasise 'the sounds of nature'. Jul 21, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$240; and Jul 22, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$110-HK$210 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044