Schools & Families Study Canada: Secondary school seminar for parents and students. Queen Margaret's all girls' boarding school, Duncan, British Columbia. Speaker: Chad Holtum. Room 1216, Canadian Education Centre, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, Central. Monday, 6pm-8pm. Tel 2524 9668. ESF Educational Services open day: Seminars for parents and children re summer school (July 17-August 28). Kowloon Junior School, 20 Perth Street, Kowloon or ESL offices, 5/F Cigna Tower, 482 Jaffe Road, Hong Kong. Thursday, 7pm-8pm. Tel 2711 1280. Garage sale: HKUST family and community event. LG3 car park, Clear Water Bay. Next Saturday 9.30am-1.30pm. Tel 9045 5942. Garden House pre-school open day: Arts, crafts and story-telling. Waldorf-inspired teaching. Garden House, 7 Silverstrand Beach Road, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon. Next Saturday, 10.30am-2pm. Tel 2358 1177. Higher & Continuing OUHK ursing studies: Seminar for prospective students. Room B0614, 30 Good Shepherd Street, Ho Man Tin. Today, 2pm-4pm. Tel 2768 6205. Teaching science with technology: HKIEd seminar. Speaker: Prof Marcia Linn, CaliforniaU at Berkeley. Room D3-G-03, Tai Po Campus, HKIEd. Today, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Tel 2948 8053. Transaction records, impersonal exchange and division of labour: CityU Dept of Accountancy seminar. Speaker: Dr Sudipta Basu, TempleU, Philadelphia. Room 2252, Y.C. Cheng Building (lift 12), CityU. Today, 2.30pm-4pm. E-mail Jenny Yan: email@example.com Intertextuality as an aid to reading (and writing) classical poetry: HKUST Division of Humanities seminar. Speaker: Prof William Nienhauser. Room 3362, Academic Building (lifts 13-15), HKUST, Clear Water Bay. Today, 4.30pm-6.30pm. Tel 2358 7786. iCUBED.us official anthology launch: For young people 13 to 21. Journalism and Media Studies Centre, Eliot Hall, HKU. Tomorrow, 3pm-6pm. Visit: www.icubed.us/node/1797 Social evening: English-Speaking Union. The Puzzle, Room 201, Lee Loong Building, 4 Queen Victoria Street, Central. Monday, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Members $75; others $90/$25. Tel 2186 8449. Nurses and tobacco control: HKU Dept of Nursing Studies pre-forum workshop. Thursday, 9am-5pm. Forum proper, Next Friday and Saturday. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org China's co-operation in education and training with Africa: A comparative analysis. Speakers: Prof Kenneth King, EdinburghU and Dr Bjorn Nordtveit, HKU. LG01, O.C. Hui Science Building, HKU. Thursday, 12.45pm-2pm. Tel 2857 8254. Where Are We Now? A symposium on postcolonial collections and archives. HKU School of English. Room 113G, Main Building, HKU. Session 1 - Thursday, 2pm-5.45pm. Session 2 - next Friday, 10.30am-5.30pm. Session 3, next Saturday, 10am-midday. Tel 2859 2755. Governance institutions and economic development: LingnanU Public Affairs Office lecture. Speaker: Prof Avinash Dixit. Y.L. Lee Lecture Theatre, LingnanU. Next Friday, 11am. Tel 2616 8989. Large astronomical facilities in China: HKU Dept of Physics seminar. Speaker: Prof Zhao Gang, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Room 522, Y.M. Chong Physics Building, HKU. Next Friday, 4pm-5pm. Tel 2859 2360. Exhibitions & Events Faust Festival 2009: Theatre by young people for young people - Wind in the Willows, Saturday Night Live! and Tom Sawyer. Performances at The McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai. Today, until June 30. Tel 2547 9144. PolyU Design Annual Show: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Today until June 13, 10am-7.30pm. www.sd.polyu.edu.hk HKTDC Entrepreneur and Continuing Education Day: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Tomorrow. Tel 2584 4371. UK Education Expo: Academia Asia. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Tomorrow and Sunday. Tel 2833 0919. The Art of CUHK 2009: Dept of Fine Arts/Art Museum exhibition opening ceremony. Gallery 1, Art Museum, Central Campus, CUHK. June 6, 3pm.  Invitational exhibition opening, Hui Gallery, New Asia College, 5pm.  Seminars and activities, Room 202, 2/F Cheng Ming Building, June 7, 11am-4.30pm.  Forum on graduation works. Gallery 1, Art Museum. June 13, 3.30pm-5.30pm. Tel 6025 8477 or 9285 5422. Looking Ahead Study Canada: Secondary school seminar for parents and students. Sea to Sky District #48 public school board, Squamish-Whistler, British Columbia. Speaker: Mike Weeks. Room 1216, Canadian Education Centre, China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, Central. June 6, 11am-1pm. Tel 2524 9668. Microfluidics . . . coming soon to a screen near you: OUHK public lecture. Speaker: Dr Rob Hayes, founder and ex-CTO, Liquavista. Room B0614, OUHK, 30 Good Shepherd Street, Ho Man Tin. June 7, 3pm. Tel: 2768 6824. Toward a science of consciousness: PolyU School of Design conference. June 11-14, 9am-6pm. Tel 2766 5468. Practical techniques for knowledge sharing: PolyU Dept of Industrial and Systems Engineering workshop. Speaker: Kim Sbarcea. Room R404, Core Q, PolyU. June 11-14, 9am-6pm. Tel Tiffany Ho, 3400 3157. Re-inventing industries in the Pearl River Delta: Hongkong Design Centre/Poly U conference with international speakers. Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, June 17, 9am-5pm (workshops June 18-19). English with Cantonese simulcast. Fees apply. Contact: Hong Kong Design Centre 1/F , Inno Centre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong. Tel 2522 8688.