Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 04 December, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 04 December, 2011, 12:00am



Cozy Stories for Families: Animals Carnivals

Panda Playground presents English-language story-telling sessions for: children aged 2-4 years with one of their parents - today, Dec 11, 18, 10.30-11.15am; and children aged 5-7 years with one of their parents - today, Dec 11, 18, 11.30am-12.30pm, Children's Activity Room, 2/F HK Central Library, free with admission ticket (issued from 9.45am on the day). Inquiries: 2921 0385

Ice Wonderland

Ice skating amid a backdrop that includes festive light displays. Today, Dec 10-23, 25-Jan 1 at 2-3pm; also today, Dec 10-Jan 1 at 3.30-4.30pm; today, Dec 10-17, Dec 19-Jan 1 at 5-6pm; today-Dec 17, Dec 19-Jan 1 at 6.30-7.30pm; today-Jan 1 at 8-9pm and 9.30-10.30pm; Dec 23-27, Dec 31 at 11pm-midnight. UC Centenary Garden, TST East, free entry (skate rental HK$15 for each afternoon session, HK$30 for each evening session). Inquiries: info@discoverhongkong.com

Tuen Mun Town Hall Christmas Fun Day

Festive fun event featuring a magic show, acrobatic performances, juggling clowns, folk dancing, games stalls, venue guided tours and more. Today, 2-5.30pm, Tuen Mun Town Hall, 3 Tuen Hi Road, Tuen Mun, free. Inquiries: 2450 4202

An Evening of Ballet Music by HK Symphony Orchestra

Ambrose Law conducts the orchestra performing works by Delibes, Chopin and Gounod. Today, 7.30pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Road, Tai Po, HK$80, HK$110; and Dec 30, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Road, Yuen Long, HK$80-HK$140, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Thursday (Dec 8)

A Glee-ful Kassia Christmas

The Kassia Men's and Women's Choirs perform works such as Last Christmas and It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year; the Po Leung Kuk Joint School a cappella group guests. Dec 8-9, 8pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 11 Shau Kei Wan Road, Sai Wan Ho, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2575 3931

Saturday (Dec 10)

The Snowman and The Bear

Colin Touchin conducts the City Chamber Orchestra of HK performing music by Howard Blake at a concert that includes story-telling and screening of animated films about a young boy's snowman coming to life one Christmas Eve and a young girl who befriends a mischievous but cuddly polar bear. Jacqueline Gourlay Grant and Henry Coombs narrate in English. 2.30 and 5pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central; also Dec 11, 2.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, HK$150-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2864 2156