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5 Things to Do this Weekend: Barney & Friends Live in Concert, End of Summer Bash, My Gym Open Day and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do this weekend

Can you believe it’s already the last weekend of August, mama? From meet and greet with Barney & Friends, Roald Dahl story time, to My Gym Open Day, there’s lots to do to make the most of this weekend, mama…


Barney & Friends Live in Concert

Need a lil diary inspo, mama? Bring the kiddies over to Dubai Marina Mall to meet the all-time-favourite children’s show characters, Barney! This ‘Back to School’ campaign is bringing Barney and Friends to Dubai to make sure summer holidays end with tons of fun including the daily meet and greet and live concerts. Save the dates and don’t miss out!

When: Thursday, 25 August – Saturday, 27 August
Where: Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai
How much: Free!

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‘Signing off the Summer’ party

Let’s flip start this weekend with some trampoline fun, mama! The Middle East’s largest trampoline park, Flip Out Dubai, will hold a mammoth party to mark the end of the summer season. From live music by local DJ, bespoke F&B from Wild Orange, to on-site Flip Out Dubai’s world-class team of expert trampoline gymnasts and aerial athletes ready to teach flippers of all ages some amazing flips and tricks, there’s so much you can expect from this party!

When: Thursday, 25 August – Saturday, 27 August
Where: Al Quoz 3, Warehouse #5, Dubai
How much: AED 70 per hour

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Story Time with Virgin Megastore – Roald Dahl

Head over to The Dubai Mall for a storytelling session filled with lots of prizes, laughter and fun! With the BFG now playing in theatres, let’s take this chance to celebrate the birth of the legendary storyteller Roald Dahl, creator of magical stories such as Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Story time can’t get better than an enchanting and comical twist on traditional tales with a reading from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes – a perfect Friday morning with the fam!

When: Friday, 26 August (10am)
Where: Virgin Megastore, The Dubai Mall, Dubai
How much: Free!


End of Summer Bash

Summer is coming to an end, and that means we need to make the best of it! If you’re having a hard time choosing which end-of-summer party to attend around Dubai, let us make it a teeny bit easier for you – The Happy Box, along with Fairytales, will be hosting a family fun-filled event this weekend that promises a picture booth, big balloon décor, fab catering and drinks –  your little ones will sure have the best time before school starts!

When: Saturday, 27 August (10:30am – 12:30am)
Where: Fairytales, Town Centre, Jumeirah, Dubai
How much: AED 80 per child


My Gym Open Day

Calling all mamas and mini gym-lovers! Bring your restless ones over to My Gym’s Al Wasl or Barsha branch to experience first hand the magic of fitness fun. All non-member are welcomed to join the Open House trial Sessions. Their gym activities for kiddies are all about building strong minds and bodies – who says the littles don’t need a summer body?

When: Saturday, 27 August (10am-1pm)
Where: Villa 18a, St 35 opp Eppco, Al Wasl Road or Barsha Location, 2nd Floor Lulu Hypermarket Building, Dubai
How much: Free gym fun!


Have a fab weekend, mama!

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