Schools & Families Mayhem in May: Paragon Saturday Club. Children 4-12. 2/F, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Tomorrow, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Tel 2838 1220. Say your piece! English-Speaking Union invites you to speak your mind. All ages, 12-100. G/F-2/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Harbour Road, Wan Chai. Tuesday, 7pm-9pm. Tel 2186 8449 Focus fund-raiser: for children with dyslexia and ADHD: Dragon-I Club and virtual racing centre, Sideways, Wyndham Street, Central. Silent auction, jewellery bar, raffle. Wednesday, 7pm. HK$1,000. Tel 2849 8218.  Focus workshop: practical strategies for reading and spelling. Speaker: Neil MacKay: Hong Kong Academy, Stubbs Road. Thursday, 6.30pm. Members HK$400, others HK$500. Tel 2849 8219. Higher & Continuing International roundtable on discourse and creativity: CityU Dept of English. Range of international and local speakers. Multimedia Conference Room, 4/F, Cheng Yick-chi Building, CityU, Kowloon Tong. Today and tomorrow, 9.30am-6pm. Tel 9274 8753. Origins of species: Darwin, history, pathogens and sex. CUHK Dept of Educational Psychology seminar. Speaker: Prof Chang Lei, CUHK. C.K. Tse Room, Chung Chi College. Tonight, 7pm-9pm. Tel 2609 7075/7563. Disaster management: HKU Registry symposium. Wang Lecture Hall, HKU. Tomorrow, 8.45am-5pm. In English and Putonghua. Tel 2219 4779/4707. Community engagement and the ethics of energy technologies: HKU Kadoorie Institute/UNESCO conference. Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU. Tomorrow, 9.30pm-6pm. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Homecoming day: HKU Faculty of Science platinum jubilee. Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU. Tomorrow, 2pm-6pm. In Cantonese. Tel Feby Lai, 2859 2683. The future of online journalism: British Council seminar. Speaker: Connie St Louis, CityU, London. Room 309, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty. Tomorrow, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tel 2913 5100. The new development of quality management: PDQM/PDLSS information seminar. HKBU School of Continuing Education. Speaker: Dr Gavin Chau, QMA. Room 506, Chan SCE Tower, BaptistU Road Campus. Tomorrow, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tel 3411 2876. Nana has gone to the village: indigeneity and the Asante pre-burial ritual of Nana Saaman Nantwi II. LingnanU Dept of Sociology and Social Policy seminar. Room SO322, Wong Building, LingnanU. Speaker: Dr Louise M?ller, EdinburghU. Wednesday, 11am-12.30pm. Tel 2616 7192. The long-tail distribution: HKBU Centre for Media and Communication Research seminar. Speaker: Prof Qimei Chen, HawaiiU at Manoa. Room 628, Shaw Building, HSH Campus, HKBU. Thursday, 3pm-5pm. Tel 3411 5121. Managing dyslexia: first international conference on reading and writing. HKU Faculty of Education. Speaker: Dr Leung Man-tak. Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU. Next Friday and Saturday, 9am-5pm. Asian sexualities and erotic justice: women writing new scripts: HKU Dept of Social Work and Social Administration/Women's Studies Research Centre symposium.  Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Complex and  CAS Reading Room, G/F, C.N. Tang Building, HKU respectively. Next Friday and Saturday, 9.30am-6pm; http://socialwork.hku.hk/ Next generation data centre: EMC TechAcademy workshop. EMC, 9/F, Cityplaza 4, Taikoo Shing. Next Friday, 2.30pm-5pm. Tel 2839 5125. Managing quotient: balance simplicity and complexity in life. HKIEd '4Qtips' parent seminar. Speaker: Dr Wong Ping-man, HKIEd. Govt Secondary School, 70 Hoi Pa St, Tsuen Wan. Next Friday, 6.30pm-8.30pm. In Cantonese. Tel 2948 6051/6061. Everyday learning as design for teaching: OUHK lecture for school teachers. Speaker: Prof John Biggs. BOC Lecture Theatre, OUHK, 30 Good Shepherd Street, Ho Man Tin. Next Friday, 7pm. Online registration: www.ouhk.edu.hk/learning Open day: English Schools Foundation parents' information session on UK summer schools: Kowloon Junior School, Perth Street, Kowloon. Next Friday, 7pm-8pm. Tel 2711 1280. Marx and Smith: labour, capital and what it means to be human. CUHK Research Centre seminar. Speaker: Prof Roosevelt Montas, ColumbiaU. LT-2, Li Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK. Next Friday, 7pm-9pm. Tel 2609 8955. Exhibitions & Events 400 years of love: Hsu Pei-hung and the Kunqu Peony Pavilion. CityU exhibition. Gallery, Level 6, Amenities Building, CityU. Until Sunday, 10am-7.30pm daily. CATS. Now and Forever: by Andrew Lloyd Webber. HK Academy for Performing Arts. May 15-June 14. Tel 2851 1482. War and Peace: the art of Yip Yan-chuen. CUHK Art Museum Gallery 1. Until May 17, weekdays 10am-5pm.Tel 2609 7416. In Concert and Conversation: with French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. HKU Faculty of Arts recital. Theatre 2-4, Mong Block, Li Faculty of Medicine Building, HKU. May 18, 7pm. Tel Phyllis Mak, 2859 8048. The Parents' Journal 8th Education Expo, and Family & Home Show: Global Max Ltd. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. May 23-24. Tel 2505 7578. PolyU Design annual show: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. May 29-June 13, 10am-7.30pm. www.sd.polyu.edu.hk Entrepreneur and continuing education day: HKTDC. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. May 30. Tel 2584 4371. Old factory, emerging arts: from Shek Kip Mei factory estate to Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre exhibition. 2/F, Stand, Happy Valley Racecourse. Now until May 31, Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm. Tel 2966 8065. Expression of harmony: HKUST exhibition of calligraphy by Dr Sze Chi-ching. The Yuan and Tang Gallery, Lee Library, HKUST. Until June 30. Tel Alice Ho, 2358 6707.