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The Weekender: Back to Cool Kids Party, Motor City Community Market and More

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Looking forward to the weekend? Here are some of the best things to get up to with the family.


An apple a day

It’s time to celebrate, mamas! The Happy Box and saucette are throwing a Back to Cool bash, full of amazing themed activities for tots including creating your own picture frame, bookmarks and other fun stuff. Fruitful Day and Sugar Moo will be around to provide refreshments and Be Bar will be there to give your minis a little make-over as well!

When: 12 September, 12-2pm
Where: The Galleria Mall, Al Wasl Road, Dubai

community-fun-marketMarkets at Motor City
Head over to Motor City’s fun family market, where you’ll be able to enjoy a great day out with the troop. Held behind Carrefour, it’s all free so you have absolutely no reason not to pop along. Expect fun stalls, activities and a whole lot of smiles.


When: 11 September, 7-10pm
Where: Behind Carrefour, Motor City, Dubai

my gym jumeirahOpening bash
My Gym Jumeirah’s opened up recently and they’re throwing one last big blow out to celebrate! Following the success of the first two parties, they’re coming back for one more round where your tot will be able to enjoy activities as well as grab some refreshments. If you register on the day, you’ll also get a special discount.


When: 11 September, 2-6pm
Where: My Gym Jumeirah, Villa 18A, Street 35, Umm Amar Road, Opposite EPPCO Al Wasl Rd and behind Box Park
RSVP: Ring (+971) (0)4 394 3962 to reserve a place.

thejamjarGet crafty
This one’s just for mamas! Thejamjar are hosting a special drawing class just for adults hosted by Maryam Rahman Agha, where both novices and beginners will be able to express themselves creatively. You can either bring your own materials or they’ll provide stuff for you.


When: 12 September, 11am-1pm
Where: thejamjar, 3, 17A Street, Dubai

Special Offers

vida downtown hotelGarden Gnomes
We love the wee little VIDA Garden Gnomes! Take a pic with your Gnome at theFriday Urban Picnic Brunch for a chance to win fab prizes. The Great Gnome giveaway is on through September. Brunch costs  AED 265 with soft drinks and with house or bubbles at AED 295/495 pp, children 6-12 years old half price and under 6’s are free

Where: VIDA Downtown
When: Fridays in September, brunch is served 1-5pm
How to book:  Ring (+971) (0)4 428 6888 to make a booking.

cafe rougeSaturday Brunch
Saturday brunch to while away an hour or two? Enjoy a three course set menu with soft or house beverages for just AED 150/250 at Cafe Rouge, Madinat Jumeirah, AND the children’s menu is only AED 37!


Where: Cafe Rouge, Madinat Jumeirah
When: Saturdays from 12.30pm
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 554 6438 to make a booking.

latitude buffetKick Start The Weekend
What a great way to kick off the weekend with an evening brunch at Latitude. Same great buffet as Friday just on a Thursday evening instead.Depending on your tipple packages at AED585/460/340 with bubbles, house beverages and soft drinks. Children 4-12 yrs old AED155/85, under 4 year olds dine for free.


Where: Latitude, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
When: Served from 6.30pm till 11pm every Thursday evening
How to book: Ring (+971) (0)4 406 8999 to book.


Our weekend offers are put together with the help of CitiSpi – a fab resource that enables ladies to socialise smarter with the inside scoop on deals and promotions around Dubai. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter!

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