Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 20 November, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 20 November, 2011, 12:00am


Today (Nov 20)

Science Alive - Family Day

Chemistry showcase with an interactive chemistry exhibition among the features, 1-5pm; also, a CSI-inspired science drama, in English with Cantonese interpretation. 5pm-6pm, HK Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Road, TST East, free. Inquiries: 29135100

Thursday (Nov 24)

Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play

MEI Live and Watershed Productions present the BBC World Wide and Polka Theatre's stage production with puppets, live action and music about the brother-sister characters created by Lauren Child. In English. Thursday to Sunday at 4.30pm, Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday and Sunday at 11am and 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, HK$195 to HK$450, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3929 9482

Friday (Nov 25)

Ice Wonderland

Outdoor ice skating against a backdrop that includes festive light displays. Until January 1. Friday at 6.30pm-7.30pm, 8pm-9pm, 9.30pm-10.30pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm-3pm, 3.30pm-4.30pm, 5pm-6pm, 6.30pm-7.30pm, 8pm-9pm, 9.30pm-10.30pm; limit of 75 skaters per session. UC Centenary Garden, TST East, free entry, but skate rental HK$15 until 6pm, HK$30 after 6pm. Inquiries: info@discoverhongkong.com

Fruit Story

Fantasy Puppet Theatre's production revolving around seven kinds of fruits with seven kinds of tastes and personalities who live in a fruit village. In Cantonese. Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2.30 and 4.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, HK$100, Urbtix. Inquiries: 22687323

Saturday (Nov 26)

Scotty and Lulu - Kiddy Keep Fit

Children's musical theatre entertainers serve up an interactive musical/dance party featuring slapstick comedy, a sing-along and yoga. In English. 10am, 2pm and 4.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, HK$250 and HK$350, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: scottylulu.com

Hong Kong ABC Book Launch

Author Diana Wu-David signs copies of her book designed for babies learning ABCs and children interested in Hong Kong culture; book sales profits to Room to Read. In English. Saturday, noon, Bookazine, shop 309, 3/F Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, free, booking required. Inquiries: 25221785

Homespun Book Promotion

Pok Fu Lam-based Morningstar Preschool and Kindergarten faculty offers tasty treats as part of a promotion of the cookbook featuring rustic recipes; proceeds go towards Room to Read's Local Language Publishing Programme. In English. Nov 26, 3pm-4pm, Metro Books, 2001, Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon, free. Inquiries: 9736 5241