Schools & Families
Flea market: German Swiss Intl School covered playground, Lower Building, 11 Guildford Road, The Peak. Tomorrow, 11am-2pm. Tel 6799 7960.
English Club: Room 405, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty. Sundays, 3pm-6pm. $50/year. Tel 2913 5100; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Higher & Continuing
An Opera House for Toronto: new theatre, long history: CUHK Dept of Music colloquium. Speaker Carl Morey, TorontoU. G03, Hui Yeung Shing Building, CUHK. Monday, 4.30pm. Tel 2069 6510.
The Olympics and Me: Fifth CUHK speech contest (first round: English). Shaw Hall, CUHK. Tuesday, 10.30am-2pm. Tel 2609 7528/7581/7598.
Comonotonicity - characterisations, generalisations and application: HKU Dept of Statistics and Actuarial Science. Speaker Dr Cheung Ka-chun. Room 524, Meng Wah Complex, HKU. Tuesday, 3pm-4pm. Tel 2859 2466; e-mail email@example.com; www.hku.hk/statistics/seminar.htm
Genetic fingerprinting and beyond: HKU Dept of Biochemistry 4th Shirley Boyde memorial lecture. Speaker Prof Sir Alec Jeffreys, LeicesterU. Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre lecture theatres, William Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, HKU. Tuesday, February 19, 5pm-6.30pm. Tel Irene Poon, 2819 9241; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cross-boundary transport planning: HKU/CUPEM seminar. Speaker Ms Sorais Lee, chief town planner, HKSAR. Room 829, Knowles Building, HKU. Wednesday, 12.45pm-1.45pm. Tel Ms Kwok, 2859 2721; www.hku.hk/cupem
Uplifting higher education in Taiwan: Excellence with a soul. CUHK seminar. Speaker Prof Ovid Tzeng, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Cho Yiu Hall, CUHK. Wednesday, 5pm. Tel 2609-8893.
Learning English through drama: ELT network continuing professional development workshop for senior secondary teachers. Trainers William Yip, HKAPA and Rosie McLaughlin, British Council. Rms 307-8, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty. Wednesday, 7pm-8.30pm. Tel 2913 5100.
One system, one password: CityU CSC/Microsoft unified communications forum. Speaker Mr Gabriel Ho, Microsoft HK. Lecture Theatre 14, Academic Building, CityU. Thursday, 4.30pm-6pm.
Transformation of teaching and learning: A possible solution. HKIEd Centre for Assessment Research and Development seminar for secondary and primary teachers. Speaker Prof Chin Ming-kai. D1-LP-02, HKIEd. Thursday, 9.30am-11.30pm. In Cantonese. Tel Cheris Lok, 2948 8591.
HK Comparative Education Society annual conference: HKIEd Dept of Curriculum and Instruction. Speakers: CESHK president Mark Mason and Law Wing-wah, HKU. D1-LP-02, HKIEd. Next Saturday. Tel Emily Mang, 2857 8541; e-mail email@example.com
Exhibitions & Events
Hong Kong and Shenzhen bi-city biennale of urbanism/architecture exhibition: Central Police Station compound, 10 Hollywood Road, Central. Now until March 15. Tel 2975 8986.
HKUST Arts Festival: Echo of the Sea. Students' Union Chinese Orchestra concert. Centre for the Arts, HKUST. Wednesday, 7.45pm-8.45pm.  Martial Arts Week: judo, kendo, tai-chi, dance, tae-kwon-do. Jockey Club Atrium, HKUST. February 21-26, 12.45pm-2pm. Tel 2358 6149; www.ust.hk/cfa
Hong Kong Art School graduation exhibition: Pao Galleries, until Thursday. 10am-8pm; Experimental Gallery, 10am-6pm; Jockey Club Gallery, 10am-8pm.
Education and Careers Expo: Trade Development Council. HK Conference & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Thursday to Sunday. Tel 2584 4333; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A botanical artist in South China 1972-1983: Original water colours by Beryl Walden. University Library Exhibition Hall, CUHK, Sha Tin. February 21-March 13, Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm, Sundays 1pm-7pm. Tel 2696 1921.