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Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 18 March, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 18 March, 2012, 12:00am

Today

Rosaryhill School Fiesta

Spanish-themed carnival (including a visual arts show and information booths) and open day in celebration of the school's Spanish heritage. Mar 18, 10am-4pm, Rosaryhill School, 41B Stubbs Rd, Wan Chai, free entry. Inquiries: 2835 5121

Peter and the Wolf Demonstration/Workshop for Kids

The City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong members take children on a musical tour of all the instruments and tunes in Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. In English. Mar 18, 2pm, 7/F HK Cultural Centre backstage, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200 (per child), HK$50 (each accompanying parent or guardian), booking required. Inquiries: 2864 2156

Monday

Emma Vicki Ooi directs Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection's stage adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about a young woman who overestimates her matchmaking abilities and is blind to the dangers of meddling in others' lives. In English with Chinese surtitles. Mar 19-22, 10.15am, also Mar 19-23, 1.45pm, 4.30pm, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre, 111 Shau Kei Wan Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$60 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2520 1716

Tuesday

'Come on 311' Walk for Cancer

Pau Kwong Wun Charitable Foundation's fund-raising event to increase local awareness of childhood cancer. Mar 20, 9am (opening ceremony), YMCA Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village, 2 On Chun St, Wu Kwai Sha, Sha Tin; walk along Ma On Shan Promenade. Inquiries: 2206 6222

Wednesday

Books for Love

Swire Properties Community Ambassador Programme and the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong's charity sale has more than 6,000 second-hand books on offer at HK$10 each; all proceeds from the sale will go towards providing underprivileged children with more learning opportunities to help them build a better future. Mar 21-23, noon-7.30pm, Rm 1805-07, 18/F Dorset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Rd, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 3888

Thursday

Classical Music for Babies with Jason Lai

Jason Lai presents (in English) and conducts the Hong Kong Sinfonietta performing works including Bela Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances and Jules Massenet's Thais: M?ditation. Mar 22-23, 7.30pm, also Mar 23, 11am, Mar 24, 2.30pm, also 5pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

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