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Friday: NBA finals at Lazy Bones
Lazy Bones Pizza is opening up early today to show the first game of the NBA championship finals between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers. The action starts at 9am.

Friday: All-you-can-eat BBQ at Sandra's
The barbecue at Sandra's tonight will feature burgers, lamb, chicken and sausages at a price of 100 yuan per person. Call 15825267010 for reservations.

Friday: Samoan independence celebration at Samoana
Samoana Café will celebrate the 48th anniversary of Samoa's independence tonight with a special Pacific-style meal. The meal will include savory roast pork, BBQ chicken and fish in lemon sauce, as well as an all-you-can-eat salad bar, desserts and Polynesian punch. There will also be drumming and dancing. The 6pm meal will cost 100 yuan for adults and 50 yuan for children aged 11 and younger. Reservations are required: call 18788180329, 13888433907 or 5739231.

Friday: "Hippie Wigs" at The Hump Bar
Costumes are appreciated though not required for the 60s and 70s party at The Hump Bar tonight. The free party kicks off at 9pm with a 15 yuan gin and tonic special.

Saturday: Keats School open house
Keats School will have an open house on Saturday afternoon for prospective Mandarin students to meet the faculty and learn more about the school. The open house will run from 2 to 4pm.

Saturday: "Kunming Foto Jam" at Cat's Cradle
Participants at Cat's Cradle Café on Saturday can bring a printed copy of a favorite photo of Kunming, which will then be placed on the wall to make a collective photo gallery of the city. There will also be live acoustic music at 5pm and 8pm. The free event begins at 3pm.

Saturday: Aoma Meili Pub birthday party
Aoma Meili Pub will celebrate eight years in business on Saturday night. The party will feature a live band, 8 yuan bottles of Tsingtao, and 10 yuan gin and tonics and Jack Daniels and cokes. The party starts at 8pm.

Saturday: Exhibition opening at TCG Nordica
TCG Nordica will open an exhibition of more than 139 children's drawings from the Jiasu Art Studio (加速艺术工作室) on Saturday. The opening begins at 8pm.

Saturday: Latin party at The Hump Bar
Brazilian DJs will be furnishing the music for the Latin party at The Hump Bar on Saturday night. The party starts at 9pm.

Sunday: Brunch at Sandra's
The Sandra's Sunday brunch this week will feature the usual specials like homemade bread, meats, cheeses, pizza, breakfast food and bloody marys. The 11am to 4pm meal costs 85 yuan. Call 15825267010 for reservations.

Sunday: Farmers' Market at Cat's Cradle
After a successful inaugural farmers' market a few weeks ago, it is here to stay and will take place on the first Sunday of every month. This week vendors will once again be offering organic produce, baked goods and other treats. Also, local charity Heart to Heart will be collecting natural-fiber (cotton, linen, hemp) clothes for their charity work with migrant laborers. Anyone interested in selling goods at the market can contact Green Kunming. The market will run from 1 to 6 pm.

Sunday: Cocktail specials at The Box
The Box will have specials on spritzers for 15 yuan, glasses of white wine for 16 yuan, and strawberry daiquiris for 20 yuan on Sunday, with free appetizers for customers. The specials will run from 6 to 9pm.

Sunday: Kunming Fair kicks off
The mother of all Kunming trade conventions, the China Import and Export Fair, Kunming, begins on Sunday and will run until Thursday, June 10. Anybody willing to pay the 30 yuan entry fee can browse the multitude of wares being offered by vendors from across China and around the world. Doors will be open daily from 9:30am to 5pm.

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