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Your Weekly Calendar: Parents & Kids Event At Seashells Nursery, Art Sessions For Kids At Marina Souq, Pay With A Cucumber & More!

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A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week in our picks for your weekly calendar

There are so many fun things to do in Dubai this week – from a parents/kids event at Seashells Nursery that’ll incorporate everything from talks by parenting experts (including mindfulness expert Joanne Jewell) and outdoor play in the shade (plus fresh lemonade – yum!) to kids art sessions at the awesome Marina Souq Market and date night drinks that you can pay for with a cucumber (yes!). Fill your diaries, mamas! 


Seashells Nursery Parent’s Day & Playdate

Bring the kiddies over to the much-loved Seashells Nursery in Al Barsha for a free afternoon of outdoor (in the shade) and indoor fun while you get to meet some of the city’s best parenting experts. The perfect way to learn and play all bundled together in a few very happy hours.

When: Wednesday, 17 May, 2017, 3pm-6pm
Where: Seashells Nursery Al Seedaf 2 street, Villa 11, Al Barsha 2

Learn more about Seashells Nursery and the event 


Marina Souq Market & Kiddie Art Taster Sessions

We love shopping at Marina Souq for everything from home accessories to clothes, art and beauty products. A curated collection of homegrown brands showing their finest under one (air-conditioned!) roof at the gorgeous Umm Suqeim Fishing Harbour, this is shopping done Sassy style. And with a discount on birds n bees fairy lights (the best way to liven up any space and fab as gifts) plus mini taster art classes by gorgeous French mama Anne-Laure (plus the coolest kids portraits to snap up), we’re definitely going to be there!

When: Wednesday, 17 May, 2017, 9am – 7pm
Where: The Fishing Harbour, Umm Suqeim 1

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Free Taster Sessions For Parents: Introducing The Mindful Children Workshops

Mindfulness is the way forward in our eyes – and one of the best ways to help our kids become well-rounded, happy people. This free taster session will introduce workshops available to kids aged from 5 – 13+, run by Jacqui Lawson who is highly qualified and experienced Counselling Psychologist (she was the School Counsellor at JESS for 10 yrs) – and with the aim of giving children and teens  invaluable life skills that are based in clinically proven strategies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
When: Thursday, 18 May, 2017, 9am – 10am
Where: Ductac, Mall Of The Emirates
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Pay With A Cucumber On DXB Cucumber Day

No we haven’t gone mad (yet..), and yes this is absolutely true – on May 17th, in honour of ‘DXB Cucumber Day’ (there is such a thing…), 35 bars and restaurants across the city will be allowing you to pay for a drink with a cucumber rather than with cash. Um…ok then! For full details of which outlets and how this works, make sure to click on the link above! Cucumbers at the ready…
When: Thursday, 18 May, 2017
Where: Various outlets across Dubai
Have fun, mamas! 

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