Meet & Greet 
Once per month, from 10am to 11:30am at a local cafe or teahouse. Date and location information in our newsletter or on request by email to
Come to see old friends and meet new ones.

Monthly Lunch
CIC meets monthly for lunch, either to try a new restaurant or enjoy the home of one of our members.
Want to join us for lunch, suggest a venue, or host in your home?
Please email

Badminton Club
A regular group plays from 9.30 to 11.30 every Tuesday at the courts on the 5th floor of the Great World Carrefour Building on Xinguang Lu. The charge is 15 rmb per person. For more information please contact Xiao Hong at

Parents with children ages 0-4 join us Mondays or Wednesdays for fun and friendship. The groups go on child friendly outings in and around Chengdu and alternates playing at different member’s homes. Participants are welcome to lead activities and host the group. Please email Amy at to find out more information and get involved.

Craft Group
Drop in to craft or just chat! Everyone is welcome and no prior experience is necessary. The CIC Craft Group meets on Wednesday morning 10:00 -12:00 at Tianfu International Community. We usually sew, knit or crochet, but try other handcrafts as well. We will take a break after the meeting of June 8th and resume on August 25th.

For further details please contact:
Karin Ryden:
Hui Hui Cheong:

Daytime Book Club
The Bookclub meets monthly, usually on the second Tuesday of the month at 12.30 and includes a light lunch. Venue will change depending on host. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, including this year’s reading selections, please contact: Ilona van Weede at

After the summer holiday, the next Bookclub will be held Tuesday, September 6th.

German Speakers Group
The German speakers group meets once a month for breakfast or lunch.
Contact Katja von Glinowiecki at for more information.

Chengdu Diners’ Club
The Diner’s Club is for anyone who loves gathering around a table to enjoy food and good company. Exact Dates for upcoming programs are still tentative but please email if you have interest in attending as a couple of the programs have limited capacity.

Summer/Fall 2016

  • JULY   Day trip to the countryside with Chengdu Food Tours as we learn about local food customs, enjoy the fresh air and help prepare a meal made from ingredients gathered that day. (Limited to 8 participants)
  • AUGUST  Join us at a local restaurant to learn about what make Sichuan cooking so delicious. The Chef will lead us through several dishes as we gain a foundation in the ingredients and technique that go into our favourite dishes.
  • SEPTEMBER   Enjoy an evening of Wine, fondue and a movie at La Cave.
  • OCTOBER/NOVEMBER  Learn about Pickling and infusing in hands on workshops with local experts. (Space is limited)

Contact Amy at

Canasta is on hold till September.  We will start up again then.

Have an idea for a special interest group you’d like to lead? Stop by one of our meetings and bring your ideas or email us at