For the most part, the Changchun Friends website is not very active and has been superseded by the Tencent "Wechat" app by the local expat community. This website is maintained sporadically, people may still join and membership is still open, but if you are a spammer, stay away. The archived information here is still useful, but some may be out of date. There are plans to make it more useful for static information in the future. If anyone needs information about Changchun or China, you may post a message and it probably will get a response but not immediately.
November 11, 2014 from 7pm to 7pm – The World Life Centre. Singles' Day or Guanggun Jie (Chinese: 光棍节; Guānggùn Jié; which literally means "bare sticks holiday") is a day of celebration for people who are single. The date is chosen for the connection between… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: culture, party
November 26, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm – The world Life Centre This isn't so much a "festival" as it is a national excuse to drink copious amounts of Bourbon. The last Thursday in November is Thanksgiving Day in the USA, and a significant part of the population… Organized by Richard Ridealgh | Type: party, culture, and, fun
November 27, 2014 from 7pm to 11:30pm – The World Life Centre. WLC will enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner Supplied by the Shangri-La Hotel chain. We can only accept advanced bookings, so please be sure to reserve your seat at our banquet table. Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: dinner, party, culture
December 4, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm – the World Life Center Come and see me, the Foreign principal talk about all the countries I have been to, including my time as a monk in Thailand, working for the UN. I will also discuss my years as a student in a top pr… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: culture, party
December 11, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm – The World Life Center Tonight we are showing The Grinch Stole Christmas. I have never watched it but I have looked at all the reviews and it has received a lot of praise at being one of the funniest movies ever for Christ… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: movie, night, culture
December 18, 2014 from 7:45pm to 10pm – The World life Centre Murin is going to talk about his life in Poland and being a fully qualified accredited English language teacher as a non-native english speaker. Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland which got… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: culture, party
December 20, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm – The World Life Centre The world Life Centre is holding its annual Christmas party and Buffet on the 20th of December, starting from 7.00pm The entrance is free, although if you wish to eat the specially prepared Christmas… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: party, culture, and, fun!
December 31, 2014 at 10am to January 1, 2015 at 1am – World Life Center “ Dumpling Day “an experience with Chinese Dumplings 1、 Dumpling culture and a dumplings cooking show. 2、 Time & Date : starts at 10:00am December 31, 2014 3、 The reasons and Objectives : 1)To le… Organized by World Life Center | Type: culture, &, social, event+, party
February 2, 2015 from 7am to 11:30am – The World life Centre The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots won't just be facing each other, but also facing history when they arrive in Glendale, Ariz., next week for Super Bowl XLIX. No team since the 2003-04 Pa… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: sport, and, culture
March 5, 2015 at 6:30pm to March 6, 2015 at 12:30pm – Goose Island Restaurant & the 3 Monkeys Pub The Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the lunar calendar marking the last day of the lunar New Year celebration. So as… Organized by Richard ridealgh | Type: culture, &, social, event+, party