Beijing International Society (BIS) Provides foreign residents with opportunities to learn about China from leaders in culture and the fine arts, religion, history and archaeology. Organizes evening lectures and outings to places of historical and cultural interest. Annual membership fee RMB 250, students enrolled in a Chinese university RMB 150.
Chinese Culture Club (CCC) Dedicated to promoting Chinese culture through programs and events held in a small-group setting. Offerings include weekly film screenings and discussions, history lectures and hands-on courses on subjects such as calligraphy, painting, TCM and tai chi. For more info, see Adult Education, p624.
Neighborhood Chinese Club Offers a variety of activities including culture, entertainment, art, fashion and more.