A few of our favourite things to do this weekend
Happy Mother’s Day! Mums are so awesome that we should celebrate them (and ourselves) everyday, so here are some of our favourite picks for this weekend… have fun!
Gather the family for a theatrical treat this weekend, mama! ‘Emily Brown and The Thing’ is itself an unusual and creative storybook, and the stage adaptation is equally as fantastic. Using life-size puppets, catchy music, an inventive set and plenty of comedy, this energetic show will mesmerize audiences of all ages from the first second to the last. You don’t want to miss this!
When: Friday, 24 March – Saturday, 25 March (10:30am, 2pm, and 4:30pm)
Where: Madinat Jumeirah Theatre
How much: VIP AED185, Stalls AED160, Balcony AED140
If a First Class family day is what you’re looking for, then you’ll love what Dubai has in store for you this weekend. Featuring six international teams, The Emirates Airline T20 tournament 2017 is filled with entertainment for grownups and kiddies alike, food and beverage stands, competitions, player signings, merchandise and family activities, this two-day event has something for everyone. Get the cheering team ready!
When: Thursday, 23 March and Friday, 24 March
Where: ICC Academy Dubai Sports City
How much: Tickets start at AED90 for adults with a VIP option on Friday. Children under 16 are free. Tickets available here.
Sassy Mama readers will get a 25% general entry discount (woohoo) for this incredible event – simply enter the code ‘BDDT20‘ at checkout. See you there!
Time to RUN, mama! Starting from lululemon in Dubai Marina Mall, lululemon ambassador Heidi Jones takes the Run Club out around the Marina. Distance is adjusted to the level of the individual runners and the weekly session. Every other week, as part of the Run Club Heidi will give short talks about motivation, goal setting, making time, nutrition and much more which is all part of a regular run routine. Here’s to getting closer to your fitness #goals.
When: Every Saturday at 8am
Where: Dubai Marina Mall
How much: Free
This Mother’s Day is all about restoring your minds, nurture your relationship and balance your bodies, mama. Me & Mom Yoga sessions are designed to foster mutual respect, positive communication and trust between you, as you learn Yoga techniques and have a ton of fun! Activities involve individual warm up, partner Yoga practices, breathwork and other practical and peaceful ideas to practice at home. Yogi Carla Julian will take you through Yoga Asanas, Pranayama (breathing exercises) and lots of strengthening and coordination sequences in a mindful approach. No prior Yoga experience is necessary so feel free to pop in!
When: Saturday, March 25 (11:30am-12:30pm)
Where: Body Language, Al Barari, Dubai
How much: 50 AED per person; sign up here
Enjoy a leisurely brunch away from the city amidst the beautiful settings of Ranches Restaurant on Mother’s Day. This special brunch will feature a medley of exquisite dishes so you can bond with mum over a delightful meal. All mamas will receive a glass of sparkling bubbly (yes please!) plus lots of activities for the little ones, too!
When: Saturday, 25 March 2017 (12-4pm)
Where: Ranches Restaurant, Arabian Ranches Golf Club
How much: Members – AED 149, Child AED 65; Non-members – AED 169, Child AED 75; AED 139 for Mothers and a special bubbly just for mums, price includes buffet and soft beverages
Bring the family over to Desert Palm Resort for a free, fun-filled day outdoors – with prestigious equestrian events, face painting, cooking classes, live barbecue stations and more, there’s a little something for the whole family to enjoy. The food market and kiddies activities will run from 9am-1pm. Tickets on a first-come, first-served basis so reserve yours before they’re gone. See you there!
When: Friday, 24 January (8am-5pm)
Where: Desert Palm Resort, Dubai
How much: Free! Register here
We can’t think of a better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than spending an artistic morning together! On this Mother’s Day, tap into your creative side and create memories by with this incredible session of quilling art with expert instructor from DUCTAC. Every team will walk away with a unique handcrafted picture frame. We love.
When: Friday, 24 January (11am-1pm)
Where: Arts Centre, DUCTAC
How much: Every team will be charged a material fee of AED 50
Have a fab weekend, mama!