The course will cover the basics of farming, and is perfect for those who have always been interested in farming but have never had the chance to experience it. Through this course, you will develop farming techniques, gain an appreciation of farming, learn how to grow your own organic food, reduce stress, and take a step towards living a greener lifestyle. The course of 15 lessons will span over 6 months, and will be separated into three sections of five lessons: the first section will be on theory, the second for practical work, and the last section for learning the basics of planting. No experience needed! If you are not afraid of working hard, sign up now!
August 20 2016 - February 12 2017
P-Farmland, Mon Tseng Wai
November 18 2016 - February 07 2017
Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present the desire of the other, an exhibition of new work by Mickalene Thomas.
November 24 2016 - July 31 2017
Sin Sin Fine Art is pleased to present a group exhibition of Japanese Photographers born in 1920s - 1940s, featuring artists Eikoh HOSOE (1933), Takashi KIJIMA (1920-2011), Daido MORIYAMA (1938), Takayuki OGAWA (1936-2008), Eiichiro SAKATA (1941), Hajime SAWATARI (1940), Issei SUDA (1940) and Shomei TOMATSU (1930-2012).
The exhibition is curated by Sin Sin Man in collaboration with Akio Nagasawa. The seminal works of Postwar Photography in such a scale are brought to Hong Kong for the very first time. Japanese Photography is one of the biggest artistic contributions to the world by a single country in recent history. Though not imitative of traditional Japanese art forms, there is a similar regard for subtle balance, delicate mood and fine craftsmanship. These photographs provide an exclusive access to a particular time as it's seen by the eight legendary photographers through their camera lens.
Sin Sin Fine Art
December 10 2016 - March 12 2017
A free monthly arts festival at West Kowloon Cultural District packed with live music, workshops and more
There's something for everyone at Freespace. Returning with a different theme each month, Freespace encourages us to make the most of West Kowloon’s proposed, um, free space. A multi-disciplinary event in the broadest sense, with not only live music, but also dance, theatre and literary arts making up a packed weekend.
West Kowloon Cultural District , West Kowloon
December 16 2016 - February 12 2017
Once again, the AIA Great European Carnival is returning to the Central Harbour with all our favourite rides and attractions, as well as a brand new themed area. Get your tickets today for an exhilarating winter adventure!
Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Rd, Central
+852 2524 6433
HK $125 (Adults), HK $90 (Child)
February 07 2017
Climate Change – the next steps Hong Kong must take
8:00-9:30am. Hong Kong wishes to contribute actively to the national and global effort to cut carbon emissions that the world needs in order to maintain the 2°C warming scenario within this century. The Hong Kong Government has set targets to reduce carbon intensity by 50 per cent to 60 per cent by 2020, compared with the level in 2005 and through various efforts, Hong Kong is on track to meet this target. The Steering Committee on Climate Change chaired by the Chief Secretary for Administration has been steering and co-ordinating the climate actions of relevant government bureaus and departments, and is looking ahead to the next steps that Hong Kong needs to take to achieve its longer term goals in the next decade and more.
In this talk, the Under Secretary for the Environment, Ms. Christine Loh, will set out the key factors that Hong Kong needs to take into account in planning for a more climate-friendly future, look ahead to the major initiatives which can help deliver it and highlight the contributions needed from government, the business sector and the wider community.
Seats are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Group bookings available online for AmCham Members - bring up to 5 guests with one convenient registration!
Venue Dress Code: Smart Casual (Collared shirt for gentlemen. No athletic sneaker, open toed shoes, short, torn denim jean or hat)
8:00-9:30am (Continental Breakfast included)
Hosted by the AmCham Environment Committee
American Club, The The Clipper, 48/F 48-49/F Two Exchange Square 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
AmCham Environment CommitteeClimate Change – the next steps Hong Kong must take 8:00-9:30am. Hong Kong wishes to contribute actively to the national and global effort to cut carbon emissions that the world needs in order to maintain the 2°C warming scenario within this century. The Hong Kong Government has set targets to reduce carbon intensity by 50 per cent to 60 per cent by 2020, compared with the level in 2005 and through various efforts, Hong Kong is on track to meet this target. The Steering Committee on Climate Change chaired by the Chief Secretary for Administration has been steering and co-ordinating the climate actions of relevant government bureaus and departments, and is looking ahead to the next steps that Hong Kong needs to take to achieve its longer term goals in the next decade and more. In this talk, the Under Secretary for the Environment, Ms. Christine Loh, will set out the key factors that Hong Kong needs to take into account in planning for a more climate-friendly future, look ahead to the major initiatives which can help deliver it and highlight the contributions needed from government, the business sector and the wider community. Seats are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Group bookings available online for AmCham Members - bring up to 5 guests with one convenient registration! Venue Dress Code: Smart Casual (Collared shirt for gentlemen. No athletic sneaker, open toed shoes, short, torn denim jean or hat) 8:00-9:30am (Continental Breakfast included) Hosted by the AmCham Environment Committee
Ms. Beverly Ya
February 11 2017 - February 12 2017
Separating and Reuniting
An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Plant Alchemy (Spagyrics) and Distillation
with Jonathan Code MEd.
Course Code WKS010217
Date & Time
11 & 12 February, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)
10:00am - 5:00pm
This is a course for those with an interest in plants, gardening, herbalism, biodynamics, distillation, western esoteric traditions, integrative education, and anyone interested in world wisdom traditions.
- Introduction to the alchemical worldview
- Paracelsus and the origins of plant alchemy
- Theoretical overview of spagyrics and its applications
- Practical demonstrations of processes for creating spagyrictinctures including details of equipment needed
- Alchemical imagery and emblems.
Related areas of application - herbalism, biodynamics, con-templative enquiry, social renewal
Standard Fee : HK$2,200
Special Discounted Fee : HK$1,580 (for 2016 APA World Expert Series Participants)
February 14 2017
With Pizza Pockets, Jell-O, Planters Cheez Balls, and Sara Lee pound cakes, weren’t the 90’s simply junk-glorious? That’s why this V-Day, we're turning back time to serve up wholesome nostalgia with a generous dollop of romance. The fun and interactive I Heart 90’s dinner menu will definitely tug at every young and young-at-heart diner’s heartstrings.
From savoury, finger-lickin’-good “Buffalo Wings” (Sweet & sour aminos BBQ, cashew ranch & celery salt) to sweet “Butterfinger BBs” (Organic peanut butter, coconut sugar, sprouted buckwheat & Raiz-The-Bar Couverture) it’s a greatest hits of all your fast food favourites, done GP style! Join Executive Chef Peggy Chan and her team for an unforgettable throwback to the good old 90’s!
Tapas style menu at $580 HKD + 10% service charge per pax.
February 17 2017
Managing stress is central to our ability to succeed in all aspects of life. Nutrition can be a powerful ally in helping us cope with stress & increase productivity. Please join holistic nutritionist, Cristina Tahoces in an engaging & practical talk which will change your relationship with food for the better and help you show stress who is the boss.
You will learn:
How nutrition impacts our ability to cope with stress.
Foods that help us cope with stress & foods that sabotage our efforts.
A simple but effective nutrition strategy to help you make positive dietary choices that can boost your energy, immunity & help increase productivity.
How to create a stress-busting, delicious meal plan with ingredients readily available in your supermarket.
Members: Complimentary, Non-Members: HK$100
February 19 2017
The Race is divided into 29 categories according to gender and age. Various levels including 3.5km, 10km and 1km Family are available to suit different needs.
Science Park --> Chong San Road --> Pok Yin Road --> Yau King Lane --> Science Park
WWF Hong Kong
February 21 2017
Join us every second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm for a new, once-a-month curated screening series focusing on innovative concepts such as open source, local manufacturing, crowd funding, digital fabrication, and maker culture.
Come meet new people over a bowl of popcorn and enjoy a film that will be sure to enlighten and inspire you.
Hive Members: $FREE* Non-Hive Members: $50* * Tickets include a glass of Prosecco or soda.
February 22 2017 - February 24 2017
The fourth World Ocean Summit will be held in Bali, Indonesia, on February 22nd-24th 2017 and will bring a critical eye to the vital issue of how to finance a sustainable ocean economy. Our aim is ambitious: to mobilise a new discussion on how capital and the private sector can drive scalable, sustainable investment in the ocean.
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort
852 2585 3312
February 22 2017
At GrowingSmart.HK we genuinely believe that everyone should know at least a little bit about how to grow their own food. With space so limited in Hong Kong, that's very difficult for most of us. However, if you have enough light and enough space for a small pot - there's still a huge amount that you can still do. Please join us on a central rooftop to learn more!
In this workshop you will learn:
* the basics to begin growing your own veggies at home.
* which veggies are now in season and you can start growing immediately.
* how to take care of your veggies to keep them as healthy as possible
* Natural fertilisers and home composting
For this workshop we are asking for HKD$100 to help cover our costs, to be paid on the day.
February 23 2017 - February 27 2017
Nature / Objectives:
How does a caterpillar transform into a butterfly? How can a person that is focused on collection of money and material goods in their search for happiness, evolve into an individual that is in tune with nature, and satisfied with what they have? “A Quantum Journey to Nature’s Tao” goes beyond a mere workshop, as we dive deeper into the human psyche and the mysteries of the universe.
Our goal is to offer you a nurturing, inspiring, and open space to go deep within and explore mind-opening concepts from Quantum Physics, Taoism and Nature so we can spread our wings wider together, and be the inspiring force that this world needs.
The Green Hub, at the Old Tai Po Police Station, Tai Po and Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
Ms Irene Pang
(852) 2483 7109
February 23 2017 - February 25 2017
LOHAS Expo & Vegetarian Food Asia, asia’s leading international trade expos for natural, organic, green and vegetarian/vegan lifestyle products, will be staged again at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in February next year! LOHAS Expo & VFA 2016 enjoyed tremendous success, and the scale of the 2017 editions will be even bigger and bring even more fine LOHAS & vegetarian products from around the world to buyers in Asia!
Hall 5F & G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Baobab Tree Event & Inspire Advertising & Marketing Ltd.
February 23 2017
In this, the month of St Valentine, we gather in an evening of friendship to share our thoughts on the meaning of love, how it works and what it looks like on a daily basis in our lives. The team at Linguini Fini is preparing a special selection of treats for us.
Linguini Fini and HK Heartbeat
+852 6628 6153
HK$180 advance | HK$280 at the door | HK$100 personal (paid) members
February 28 2017
On Tuesday, February 28th, RŌNIN will be hosting a dining event with Sato Wines. Starting at 9PM, this event will feature a special tasting menu from Chef Matt Abergel and a beverage flight curated by Elliot Faber and Yoshiaki Sato, the founder of Sato Wines.
All organic and biodynamic, Sato Wines are made by Yoshiaki and Kyoko Sato in Central Otago. From the vineyard to the cellar, they make every effort not to intervene in the natural evolution of the grapes into wine. They abstain from using additives or chemicals and work with like-minded farmers in the area to produce some of New Zealand's most precious natural wines.
* Seat preference is not guaranteed and tickets are non-refundable.
G/F, 8 On Wo Lane, Sheung Wan
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