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5 Things To Do This Weekend: Family-Friendly Brunch at Mövenpick Hotel in Ibn Battuta, The School & Nursery Show and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do this weekend

Finally it’s Fri-yay! This weekend features a Family Friendly Brunch at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate, the return of The School and Nursery Show, and Talise Fitness Fiesta that you shouldn’t miss! 


Family-Friendly Brunch at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate

Celebrate the weekend with brunch this Friday at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate’s Al Bahou. Be entertained or entertain with friends and family with a wide choice of exquisite dishes where all the restaurants at the hotel (Mistral – International restaurant, Sicilia – Italian restaurant, Shanghai Chic – Pan-Asian restaurant, Chor Bazaar – Indian restaurant) showcase their unique cuisine.Kids will enjoy having their faces painted, watching a movie and playing in the bouncy castle, as well as munching on the healthy “Power Bites” buffet. The best bit? Kiddies can play at the Camel Kid’s Club for free until 9pm!

When: Fridays from 12:30pm until 4pm
Where: Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate
How much: From AED 325

Read more: Best New Brunches in Dubai

the school and nursery show

The School & Nursery Show

Wonder how to choose the right school in Dubai for your munchkins, mama? Join The School Show 2016 with a selection of Dubai’s leading schools and nurseries, all gathered at Dubai International Marine Club. Get a FREE opportunity to answer all of your education questions under one roof. Don’t miss out on this informative and dynamic event to meet key admissions teams, speak with heads, enquire about entry requirements at all stages, explore scholarships and address ‘hot button’ topics.

When: Friday, 28 October & Saturday, 29 October (10am-4pm)
Where: Dubai International Marine Club
How much: Free entry!

Read more: Sassy Mama’s Ultimate Guide to the Best Nurseries and Preschools

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Springfest – Cider & Beer Festival

Live music, 50 craft beers, a whole hog roast and a BBQ… could you think of a better family day out?! Join Reform Social & Grill for a weekend of fun down by the lakeside. Relax on the lawn and enjoy a wide selection of beers and ciders from around the world, mouthwatering dishes from their BBQ menu, a Great British hog roast and live music on Friday.

When: Thursday, 27 October (5pm to 10pm), Friday and Saturday, 28-29 October (2pm to 10pm)
Where: The Lakes, Emirates Hills, Dubai
How much: AED 50 entry fee, AED 225 for 5 tokens and AED 380 for 10 tokens, which you can redeem on food and drink

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Talise Fitness Fiesta

Calling all fitness lovers and yogis! Talise Fitness will host the most iconic Group Exercise Event of the year. On Friday, 28 October you will have the chance to experience back-to-back high energy classes led by the region’s best instructors, set to pumping music and the iconic background of Madinat Jumeirah.

When: Friday, 28 October (7:30am – 6:45pm)
Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah Amphitheatre, Dubai
How much: Starting from AED50 per class, to AED149 for all day entry. Complimentary entry for Talise Fitness members

Read more: The Best Kids Sports Activities in Dubai, Move and Shake at Talise Fitness

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Ripe Pop-Up Market

The Ripe Design Market brings the region’s best local, small businesses, comprising of artists, designers, and culinary delights together to the grounds of Dubai Design District (D3) to showcase their work in a relaxed, family atmosphere. The market includes entertainment from local artists, pop-up shops and workshops for kiddies, presented by the makers and designers themselves. Happy shopping!

When: Friday, 28 October & Saturday, 29 October (10am – 6pm)
Where: D3, Dubai Design District, Dubai
How much: Free entry

Read more: The Big Fat Guide to the Ripe Market


Have a lovely week, mama!

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