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Your Weekly Calendar: Free Coffee, Mother, Baby and Child Show, Global Village, Designers POP UP and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week

Kick off this week with a bunch of family-friendly activities! From the Mother, Baby and Child Show to the recently reopened Global Village and Designers POP UP, there’s LOTS happening around the desert city. Have a good one, mama!

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Mother, Baby and Child Show

Every family has different parenting approaches but it’s always nice to learn from the professionals and make your own approach even more effective, mama! The 2016 Mother, Baby and Child Show (MBC) line-up features big names for the main stage, alongside an exciting number of live acts; plus play areas; creative workshops and food demos; talks and brand new feature areas never before seen. The MBC Show will feature a boutique avenue for mamas and kiddies, conscious parenting advice, feeding, sleeping tips and Super Granny tips.

When: Thursday, 10 November – Saturday, 12 November
Where: Dubai International Marine Club
How much: Tickets from AED 20, tickets available here

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Read more: The do’s and dont’s of cross-cultural parentingMindfulness in Pregnancy and Parenting

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Global Village

Global Village is back! The largest seasonal cultural extravaganza in the region that offers visitors an amazing array of festivals, shopping and entertainment in an open-air theme park will make the cooler months a fantastic one. This entertainment and shopping destination is open from November through to April 2017 and hosts over 70 participating countries presented in over 36 pavilions, with more than 50 fun rides and 26 restaurants offering food from around the world.

When: Tuesday, 1 November 2016 – Saturday, 8 April 2017
Where: Exit 37, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, Dubai
How much: General Admission AED 15

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Read more: Shopping secrets of Global Village

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JustKidding Breastfeeding Support Group

Come along to the Breastfeeding Support Group this Monday, 7 November to meet new mamas and mamas-to-be. Get expert advice from lactation experts, make new friends and share experiences with other parents in the same position as you!

When: Monday, 7 November (10am-12pm)
Where: JustKidding, Al Safa, Dubai
How much: Free! RSVP at marketing@dutchkid.com

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Read more: Read This Before Giving Up on Breastfeeding

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Free coffee at Arrows & Sparrows

Sometimes a cup of coffee after the weekend can go a long way…especially when it’s FREE! Arrows & Sparrows, the hot new coffee spot in town just got hotter with its offer of free coffee every Sunday (you heard us right, mama). Rock up at Arrows & Sparrows between 8am and 10am and enjoy a fresh brew of organic RAW coffee. How’s that for a Sunday morning?

When: Every Sunday (8-10am)
Where: Emaar Business Park, Building 4, Dubai
How much: Free coffee!

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Read more: 15 of the Best Places for Mama to Grab a Coffee After the School Run

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Designers POP UP

What’s greater than a bit of shopping and socialising after a busy weekend with the family? Hea over to the Designers POP UP in the luxurious surroundings of Dubai Ladies Club every second Sunday! From fashion, kiddies related, home decor, accessories, to jewellery and beauty – there is something for everyone! Beside a social shopping experience, expect also a FREE Raffle Drawer with amazing prizes, including a Fashion Course Scholarship at Capital Education Dubai! So bring your fam along and enjoy a POP UP Sunday!

When: Sunday, 6 November (9am-2pm)
Where: Dubai Ladies Club – Next to Four Season Hotel Jumeirah Beach Road
How much: Free entrance!

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Have a fab week, mama!

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