A few of our favourite things to do this weekend
Here are some of our favourite picks for the last weekend of January – have a good one, mama!
There’s no better time to ‘Discover Your Light’ than now, mama! Join The LightHouse Arabia, a community mental health and wellness centre, for interactive wellbeing workshops and informal discussions facilitated by a team of qualified and experienced psychologists. Mamas and papas alike will have a direct experience of the ways Positive Psychology can enhance well-being. Expect special kids-only workshops (4+) for the kiddos while you get motivated and inspired to create a rich and satisfying 2017!
When: Saturday, 28 January (10am-5pm)
Where: The LightHouse Arabia – Center for Wellbeing Villa 1, Al Wasl Rd Al Safa 2 Dubai (In between Al Manara and Umm Al Sheif)
How much: Adults – AED 75 (18+); Kids – Free; Sassy Mama Readers: AED 50 (Discount Code: SM1. Quote to Reception at 04 380 2088 or register at www.lighthousearabia.com/events)
Bring your little ones over to the vibrant Mad-Hatter’s Children’s Tea Party this weekend and enjoy scrumptious treats while engaging in the enthralling activities. A fascinating Costume Competition will take place on the same day where people are invited to dress up as per the theme, ‘Alice’s Adventures at WAFI’, and stand a chance to win exciting prizes worth thousands of Dirhams. Here’s to a fun costume party!
When: Friday, 27 January (4pm-7pm)
Where: WAFI Mall, Dubai
How much: Free!
We can’t think of a better way to spend the weekend with the fam than the two-day pop up Merchants & Makers Market at Al Quoz, mama! The Collective is a hub for creatives, artists, designers, taste-makers and trend-setters where you can explore, shop and eat in a setting that is like no other in Dubai. There will be a selection of hand-picked local companies showcasing home décor, fashion, health, beauty, gifts, food, music, workshops, entertainment and more.
When: Friday, 27 January & Saturday, 28 January (10am-7pm)
Where: The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai
How much: Free entry
Dubai Marina Mall is bringing outdoor films to the Promenade each weekend in January until April! With a great line-up of family-friendly movies, film fans can head down to Dubai Marina Mall Promenade each Friday and Saturday, for outdoor screenings of family favourites at 5:30pm and 8pm each night. Expect screenings of Happy Feet (5:30pm) and Spy Kids (8pm) this Friday, and Tangled (5:30pm) and Planes (8pm) this Saturday. Arrive early to grab a delicious treat from the food trucks and have first pick of the bean bags before the films begin.
When: Friday, 27 January – Saturday, 28 January (5:30pm & 8pm)
Where: Dubai Marina Mall Promenade
How much: Free for all to enjoy! Grab a blanket and head down early to make the most of the winter nights at the Promenade.
Put on your favourite pajama, enjoy games and activities that will sure make this weekend a fun one (we are talking to the kiddies, mama!). Expect access to soft play area, pampering for the little ones and story telling sessions. Here’s an excuse to wear cute and cozy pyjama all day!
When: Saturday, 28 January (2-4pm)
Where: CreaKids, Egypt Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai
How much: AED 75 (kids aged 3-10)
Have a fab weekend, mama!