A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week in our picks for your weekly calendar.
It’s a busy week ahead Mamas, with plenty to add to your calendar and keep you and the kiddos busy (and out of the heat!) From 2-4-1 blow-dries in the swishest blow-dry bar in town, to kiddie workshops at a real life chocolate factory, there really is something for everybody! Have a great week Mamas!
Young Creative Makers Co: After School DIY Creative Project
Crafty kiddos are invited to this workshop with Young Creative Makers on Sunday afternoon, located at the play area Kids HQ. They will be kept busy learning how to create pictures in the medium of colourful string – and when they have finished their masterpiece, the price includes half an hour of play time to run off some steam in the play area. The workshop is suitable for ages 8+ and costs 130 AED per session. RSVP to the event on Facebook here
When: Sunday 11th June, 2017, 10am-12pm
Where: Kids HQ, Umm Suqeim Road
How Much: AED 130 per session
‘2-4-1’ Blow-Dries at Be Bar
Fancy some pampering, Mama? No problem, as the brilliant blow dry bar Be Bar (located on Jumeirah Beach Road with that famous bright blue front door) is offering ‘2-4-1’ blow-dries every Tuesday throughout Ramadan. Head over with a friend and you’ll only pay for one – and with a menu of suitably chic styles, you’re going to want to mark it down in your diary every week.
When: Every Tuesday, throughout Ramadan
Where: Be Bar, Jumeirah Beach Road
How Much: AED 150
Me&Riley and Mirzam Chocolate Factory Ramadan Workshops
There can be few things more exciting in life for kiddos than getting the chance to walk into a real-life chocolate factory – and that is exactly what they are invited to do throughout Ramadan, with a collaboration between Me&Riley events and Mirzam Chocolate. A fun workshop will be taking place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during Ramadan, where kiddos will be treated to a factory tour (including the chance to taste the good stuff!), before they sit down and get creative making their own paper wrappers for their chocolate bars. The price per child is 95 AED – and the workshop is suitable for kids between 3 and 12 years old.
When: Mon, Tues, Wed throughout Ramadan, 2pm-5pm
Where: Mirzam Chocolate Factory, Alserkal Avenue
How Much: AED 95 per child
Coaster Workshop at Speedex Creative Space
Turning floor tiles into coasters is such a clever and unique idea, but not one we’d have ever thought up ourselves – and that’s exactly why we’ll be heading to the Coaster Workshop on Monday at Speedex Creative Space! Taken by the very talented Julie Fraser, the workshop will take attendees through the entire creative process, ensuring our mugs of coffee (and we always have one on the go, right Mamas?) have never had a better perch! The price is 80 AED per person.
When: Monday 12th June, 2017, 10am-12pm
Where: Speedex Superstore Al Quoz, Opposite Unimix Cement Factory, Al Quoz 4, Dubai
How Much: AED 80 per person
You know summer has hit when the last Marina Souq of the season is announced – and that is exactly what is happening on Wednesday, at the usual location of the Fishing Harbour in Umm Suqeim. Head over between 9am and 6pm to shop from a vast selection of stylish, artisan buys for your home, wardrobe, and kitchen cupboards. We wouldn’t dream of missing it, Mamas!
When: Wednesday 14th June, 9am-6pm
Where: Fishing Harbour, Umm Suqeim
How Much: Free!