SCHOOLS Cate School Admissions Reception: grades 9-12, Cate Boarding School, Santa Barbara, California. The American Town Club, Central, Wednesday, 7pm-9 pm. Tel MaryAnn at 2868 0643. HIGHER Seminars: (1) Xiu Gu Gu - the Ritual Refining of Restless Ghosts among the Chinese of Thailand, organised by HKU Centre of Asian Studies (CAS) and Centre for Anthropological Research. Speaker Professor Bernard Formoso, France. CAS Reading Room, Tang Chi Ngong Building, Room G-4, HKU, October 27, 4.30pm. (2) The Triumph of Chinese Capitalism 1970-2000: Speaker Leo Goodstadt, Hon. Fellow, HKU. Same venue and time, Friday. Tel 2859 2460 Housing Markets and Cross-border Integration: research seminars and conference series organised by the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management (CUPEM). Speaker Professor Chris Paris, University of Ulster. Room 829, Knowles Building, HKU, Wednesday, October 29, 12.45pm-1.45pm. Tel 2859 2721 or visit www.hku.hk/cupem/ Distinguished Industrialists Lecture Series: Success of Entrepreneurs in the Greater China Region, by Raymond Leung. Wei Hing Theatre, 6/F, Amenities Building, City University. Monday, 3.30pm-4.45pm. EXHIBITIONS Choral Festival Concert 2003: Music is Flowing Through My Soul, conductor Dr Timothy Brimmer, Butler University. HKIS High School Auditorium, 1 Red Hill Road, Tai Tam. Today, 6.30pm. Free. Public welcome. Call Jennifer Kay Chan for details at 3149 7246 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Online University and College Fair: to assist students and families choose a tertiary education establishment for further studies. Online fair runs from Monday until next Sunday. Visit http://sites.hobsons.com/vef or http://www.hobsons.com LOOKING AHEAD Arts in the Plaza: arts activities for all, kicking off Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival 2003. Village Square, Stanley. November 2, 2pm-5pm. Territory-wide festival runs to November 30. For details visit www.hkyaf.com Visiting Scholar Lecture: Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Speaker Dr Margaret McIntosh. HKIEd campus, D2-G/F-01, November 5, 12.45pm-2.30pm. Contact Betty Eng 2948 7586 or RSVP to Winnie at 2948 7793. Southside Kindergarten: storytime for children 2-4. G203, The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road. Every Wednesday, starting November 5, 2pm-3pm. Free. Call 2592 7527. Dyslexia Association (HK) four-day seminar: teaching maths to students with learning difficulties. Speakers UK experts/authors Dr Steve Chinn and Julie Kay. USRC November 5-8, 9am-4.30pm. $560/day.Tel Jeremy Gadbury at 6227 5347, 2872 5489, or visit www.dyslexia.org.hk Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Performance Analyses. Case Studies of the Built Environment in Asia. Research seminars and conference series organised by the Centre of Urban Planning and Environmental Management. Speaker Professor S. Ganesan, HKU. Room 829, Knowles Building, HKU, November 5, 12.45pm-1.45pm. Tel Ms Kwok 2859 2721 or visit www.hku.hk/cupem/ Annual Watchdog Charity Art Exhibition and Lunch: Watchdog - school for young children with special needs - art exhibition, Aberdeen Marina Club, November 10, 6pm-9pm and charity lunch at the AMC, November 11, 11.30am-3.30pm (tickets $500). Tel 2537 6278 or 2537 7634. China Business Special Programme Series: Job Market and Opportunities in Pearl River Delta. Speaker Chen Song-hui. Polytechnic University. November 1, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tel 3400 2726. Send listings to Ian Watson, Education, South China Morning Post, 16F, Somerset House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay. Fax 2811 1048, e-mail email@example.com . Deadline noon Tuesday.