A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week in our picks for your weekly calendar
There’s lots going on in Dubai this week – so it’s time to grab your calendar and start scribbling! From end-of-term water parties to cool the kiddos down in the heat, to a coffee morning to grab and coffee and get some valuable breastfeeding support , to watercolour lessons under the sea (yes, really!), to a bed linen launch with big discounts and a free gift to take home, to a styling workshop by one of our favourite interiors bloggers! Until next week, Mamas!
Splash N Party End of School Carnival Party
Take the kiddos to Splash N Party on Sunday afternoon to cool off at the water park’s fun-filled end of term party! For 100 AED per child (inclusive of one adult too), kiddos can enjoy shooting down the various water slides and having fun in the splash play zone, before grabbing water guns and water balloons, taking part in organised games, and enjoying the special entertainment on offer for the afternoon. Sounds like fun, right Mamas?
When: Sunday, 21 May, 2017, 3.30pm-6.30pm
Where: Splash N Party, Villa 1, Street 8A, Al Safa 2, Dubai
How Much: AED 100 per child inclusive of one adult
Breastfeeding Support Event at Organic Café
Hosted by Babies & Beyond in collaboration with Breastfeeding Q&A UAE, this informal coffee morning will give breastfeeding Mamas the chance to weigh their babies, ask questions, and chat with other mamas over coffee. Co-founder of Breastfeeding Q&A (and registered breastfeeding counsellor) Sian Baldwin Khoury will be the monthly speaker, passing on years of very valuable advice. .
When: Monday, 22 May, 2017 10am-12pm
Where: Organic Café, Sheikh Zayed Road (near Oasis Center)
How Much: Free
Art & Grape Under the Sea at The Lost Chambers Aquarium
If you’ve ever visited The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Atlantis The Palm and wished you could return without the kids in tow (well, we know it’s crossed ours Mamas!), now is your chance. The monthly Art & Grape Under the Sea event takes place on Monday 22nd May, inviting you to learn how to paint with watercolors under the guidance of Dubai artist Lillian Mackey, whilst sipping unlimited grape and canapés and enjoying the view of those fish. How amazing does that sound, Mamas? It costs 395 AED per person. Call (+971) (0)4 426 0000 to book your spot.
When: Monday, 22 May, 2017, 8.30pm-10.30pm
Where: The Lost Chambers at Atlantis, Atlantis The Palm
How Much: AED 395 per person
Launch of The White Collection by Christy
If you love crisp, white bed linen, you are in for a treat, as Jashanmal in The Dubai Mall have just launched The White Collection by Christy – and everyone is invited to the launch event on Wednesday 24th. The workshop ‘How to dress your bed like an interior designer’ will kick off at 10.30am, whilst you’ll also get the chance to browse the collection and chat to industry experts. It’s free to attend – and you’ll not only get 30% off all Christy purchases on the day, but also a FREE Christy Supreme Bath Towel to take home! Register your attendance on the Linen Obsession Facebook page here.
When: Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 – 10am-12pm
Where: Jashanmal, Level 1 (close to the Waterfall), The Dubai Mall
How Much: Free
The So Chic x Comptoir 102 Sale
Does your wardrobe need an update Mama? Mark 23 and 24 May in your diary, as the super sophisticated Parisian style of So Chic and Comptoir 102 are teaming up for the very first time for a sale at Alserkal Avenue. While you peruse the collection (and there will be a corner for kids clothes too!), tuck into healthy snacks and juices from Wild and the Moon, enjoy pampering treats from Caudalie, have your nails preened by Kure Bazaar, and add accessories to your new clothes with La Plage Dubai. We can’t wait!
When: Wednesday, 23 May, 2017 8am-9pm. Thursday, 24 May, 2017 – 8am-2pm.
Where: Alserkal Avenue, Warehouse 46
How Much: Free
KAISER and Stella + The Stars Styling Workshop
Always wished you could style your living room like an interior decorator? Of course you do, Mama – and that’s exactly why you should reserve your spot for the styling event on Thursday 25th May by top interior blogger Emilie from Stella + The Stars and KAISER showroom. Perfect your cushion arranging skills, pick up some tips on how to add pizzaz to your lounge, and share a croissant or two with like-minded aficionados. Register by emailing Emilie@stellaandthestars.net
When: Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 9.30am
Where: KAISER German Kitchens & Furniture Showroom, Umm Suqeim Street
How Much: Free