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Step into September – Starting Autumn on the Right Foot

By Localiiz 28 August 2014
September 1st 2014 Bummed that the days of relaxing by the pool are coming to an end? Turn that frown upside down because September is one of Hong Kong’s busiest months! From educational activities for the kids to party fun for the adults, we’ve got it all to help you step into September right!  

Fall into Fun

September brings the beginning of Hong Kong’s season of perfect weather (minus the typhoons, of course!). Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival the right way by purchasing a BBQ from outdoor experts Everything Under the Sun. You’ll have the best decked out balcony or porch in no time! Vodka lover? Tito’s Handmade Vodka is finally making its Hong Kong launch, at none other than Boujis! Play spin the bottle and other popular Texan drinking games on September 4th! Join us in celebrating the 5th Anniversary of one of Hong Kong’s best private party venues, House of Siren on September 12th and 13th. Featuring a performance by Aerial Arts Academy, the night is sure to be an unforgettable one! Love rugby? Kick off Hong Kong Scottish’s rugby season with Hong Kong Scottish Day on September 6th at Kings Park. Enjoy some games, good company, and just a great day out! Have a birthday party coming up? Love Formula One racing? Localiiz’s favourite caterers, Shamrock Catering Group, are hosting the ultimate giveaway competition, in association with JetOne Motion. Answer a simple question and you’ll win a catered simulator party for 20 people, including canapés, drinks, and waiter service for two hours! Click here to enter by September 30th.  

Fitness First

Don’t slack just because summer’s over! Keep looking good and staying fit with the help of these great sport and fitness studios in Hong Kong. The aerial arts are all the hype nowadays, so head over to Localiiz favourite Pole Paradise Studio in September for the great classes on offer. For those of you who have never tried it, they’ll be having their trial classes on September 6th in Sheung Wan and Central. Always wanted to try trapezing? Have a go in one of their Basic Trapeze Workshops on September 6th or 13th. Visit their Localiiz page to enquire and sign up now! Bust up and buff out! Head over to strength and conditioning gurus Coastal Fitness to get your muscle magic on! They offer both group and private training sessions, guaranteed to give you long term success. You might even get addicted to the workout. Head on over to their Localiiz page to sign up now! Looking for the ultimate body workout? Try out Inspire Fitness’ TRX programme. The revolutionary method created for bodyweight exercises focuses on three planes of motion that build strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability in an efficient manner. Check out their wide range of classes on their Localiiz page! Did you go to UFC’s Fight Night Macau on August 23rd? Think you have the potential to be a fighter? Try a class at Warrior Muay Thai! Their trainers will offer expert guidance and each you all the techniques you need to know to build you into a fighting machine. Visit their Localiiz page to sign up for a class!  

Never to Old to Learn

Just because the kids are going back to school doesn’t mean that us adults can’t keep on learning too! Want to pick up another language? Head to Italian experts Dante Aligheri Society to enrol in their Latin Language Course for Beginners. The course has already begun, but ends in October 21st – so there’s still time! You may not be an expert, but you’ll at least leave with some Latin under your belt. Click here to sign up now! Have you always wanted to learn the works of web development but haven’t been able to afford to pay for a course? Localiiz education gurus General Assembly are running a wonderful partial scholarship offer of HK$23,250 to their Web Development Immersive programme, starting September 22nd. All you have to do is click here and apply before September 8th. Good luck!  

Culture Fix

What better way to end the summer than with a swing of culture? The Hong Kong Philharmonic starts off their season this month, promising beautiful classical music. Join them in opening their 41st season on September 5th and 6th featuring Jaap Van Sweden and Yefim Bronfman. On September 19th and 20th, celebrate Czech culture in Hong Kong with Jakub Hrůša and Czech Dances. Finally, celebrate National Day with the Hong Kong Philharmonic by hearing the Yellow River Piano Concerto live on September 26th and 27th. Want something more operatic? Head to House of Siren for Beijing Boheme, a contemporary adaptation of Puccini’s La Boheme from September 16th to 20th. Prepare to be overwhelmed by the promise of a modern masterpiece! Ticket prices of HK$495 include the drink selection of G.H Mumm Champagne or Hendricks Gin and Tonics. Student tickets are available with a valid student ID for HK$195. Click here to purchase your ticket now! Got anything cool you'd like Localiiz to share? Send us your stuff!

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