What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (26th August – 1st September 2017)

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What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy Mimi

What’s on in Aberdeen City & Shire

Looking for something to do over the next week with the kids in Aberdeen City & Shire, then why not check out one of these family friendly events?

** Mummy Mimi provides this page for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. Events are subject to change and/or cancellation. If any doubt, please contact the event organisers for confirmation**


Mud Pies on Thursday Mornings

 Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Countesswells Forest

Date:  Thursdays from 24th August to 12th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM

Description: Come along to this 8 week course in Countesswells Woods with your 2 to 5 year old to discover nature, play and explore outdoors and get a fun dose of Vitamin N(ature)! Stomp in mud, make mud pies, climb hills, have snack and LOTS more!

Website: http://www.mudpieadventures.co.uk/book-classes/thursday-mornings-24-august-to-12-october-countesswells-woods/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/321026074998651


Castle Fraser Family Event: Bat Evening

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Castle Fraser, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7

Date:  Thursday 24th August 2017
Time:  7:30PM – 9:00PM

Description: Meet in the Log Cabin to learn more about bats and their world, then watch the bats fly out of the castle for a night’s feeding.

7.30pm-9.00pm

Aimed at children aged 7 years and above

Online Booking essential.

Further information and queries 01330 844810

All our events begin and end in the property car park where there is a car parking charge for non-members.

Website: https://www.nts.org.uk/Event/20014791710/castlefraserfamilyeventbatevening

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/349162548837408


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiBack to School Disco

Organiser: Wynford Farm Park

Where: Wynford Farm Park, Wynford, Kingswells, Aberdeen AB15 8RQ

Date:  Friday 25th August 2017
Time:  5:30PM – 7:30PM

Description: Wrap the School Ties around your head and let the kids DANCE their way back into the School Term!

BOOKING REQUIRED – Call 01224 745411 to book your tickets!

Children receive a hot buffet meal and an Adult Ready-to-Eat Menu will be available for purchase. The PlayBarn is your DANCEFLOOR and our Party Girls are your hosts!

Website: http://www.wynfordfarm.com/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/630095440711228


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiBelmont St August Market

Organiser: Belmont St Market Aberdeen

Where: Belmont St Market Aberdeen, Belmont Street, Aberdeen AB10 1JH

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  9:00AM – 3:00PM

Description: Join us for another market day in Belmont Street.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1789123721115400


TechFest Activity Weekend

Organiser: Techfest

Where: The Sir Ian Wood Building, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7GJ 

Date:  Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th august 2017
Time:  9:30AM – 4:30PM

Description: TechFest’s Activity weekend is made up of two days of workshops and shows for families to get involved with!

No need to prebook, this year we are ‘In for a penny, in for a pound’: Adults pay £1, children pay 1p!

The Activity Weeked is hosted by Robert Gordon University this year and runs each day from 9.30am-4.30pm!

For more information about TechFest Festival 2017’s Public Programme and Activity Weekend, download our programme at
http://www.techfestsetpoint.org.uk/festival/public

Website: http://www.techfestsetpoint.org.uk/festival

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/818157791696295


Slightly out of Aberdeenshire but with several recommendations –

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiDay Out With Thomas – 26th & 27th August 2017

Organiser: Caledonian Railway

Where: Caledonian Railway, The Station, 2 Park Road, Brechin DD9 7AF

 Date:  Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  9:30AM – 4:30PM

Description: All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas! Thomas the Tank Engine is back for 2017!

Meet Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, who are waiting to meet you at the Caledonian Railway!

Open 9:30am to 4:30pm each day!

A fun filled day for the whole family. Better still. Once you are in, all of the attractions are included in the ticket price!

– Experience train journey behind on a real steam engine

– Shake hands with The Fat Controller

– Take part in Thomas themed activities in the Imagination Station

– Make their day a Day Out With Thomas and book your tickets today!

The entrance price includes all the above and much more including:

One return train journey | Brake van rides |Miniature railway rides | Fairground rides

At Brechin Station (this is the main station) you will find a host of fun activities that are completely FREE OF CHARGE**

Childrens’ Entertainer | Bouncy Castle | See Percy |See Terence the Tractor

See Diesel & the Troublesome Trucks | Miniature railway rides

Thomas stories re-enactments | Fairground rides | Imagination Station

Face Painter | Thomas Souvenir Shop | Thomas DVD show

Scammell Scarab | Fat Controller’s car

** excludes food & drink

Enjoy your day in the peaceful depths of the countyside and enjoy a variety of FREE** activities at Bridge of Dun

Playpark | Thomas Viewing area | Thomas DVD show | See Co-Co (Diesel loco) Classic Bus

The Classic bus visits the House of Dun, Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre and Montrose (High Street and Railway Station).

10:30am to 3:45pm

For more information on this event please visit http://www.dayoutwiththomas.co.uk/section.php/8/1/caledonian-railway

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/610125272523183/


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiDisney Store Cars 3 Event – Race and Rebuild

 Organiser: Disney Store

Where: Disney Store, Bon Accord Centre, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

Date:  Saturday 26th & sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Join our fun filled Cars 3 themed event, where you can showcase your racing knowledge and help rebuild Lightning McQueen in our crafting activity, suitable for children aged 3+

Events will run approx. every 20 minutes

We hope to see you there!

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/302114800254696https://www.facebook.com/events/198326174037901


 

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy Mimi

Bennachie Leisure Centre Fun Day

Organiser: Culter Village Hall

Where: Bennachie Leisure CentreLargie Rd, Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6L

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 3:00PM

Description: Fun Day for the whole family.
Climbing Wall, zorbs, terminator turmoil, face painting and so much more, it’s all happening at the BLC

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/347092029055196


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiFamily Cinema Lego Batman Movie

Organiser: Culter Village Hall

Where: Culter Village Hall, 178 North Deeside Road, Peterculter, Aberdeen AB14 0UD

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  10:30AM – 12:30PM

Description: Happening a little early the September movie morning is Lego Batman movie!

Doors open 10.30am film starts at 11am.

Tuck shop with fresh pop corn. Hot dogs available in the interval.

Tickets £2.50 includes soft or hot Drink.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/340487976392571


Make a mini garden (pre-schoolers)

Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

Where: Ben Reid Garden Centre, Countesswells Road, Aberdeen AB15 7AL

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Gardening4Kids August Class for pre-schoolers (aged 3-5 years), Saturday 26th August, 11am-12noon at Ben Reid Garden Centre. Theme is: Make a Mini Garden

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1123852984381885


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiCelebrate Aberdeen Weekend

 Organiser: Celebrate Aberdeen

Where: Various locations across Aberdeen City Centre

 Date:  Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 3:00PM

Description: The Celebrate Aberdeen weekend is back!

After a hugely successful event in 2016 incorporating the third sector parade, live music and sport we are bringing the event back in August 2017.

Celebrate Aberdeen is a unique celebration to be held in Aberdeen on August 26 and 27 and will involve the return of the popular third sector parade (Saturday 26 and Sunday 27th August), as well as a host of music performances to showcase local talent over the weekend!

Come join in the fun and help Celebrate all the good things about Aberdeen! It’s FREE and it’s for everyone.

Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter Pages for event updates and check on www.celebrateaberdeen.org

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/477155205968845/


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 Funday

 Organiser: Doing It For Daniel

Where: Northfield Community Centre, Aberdeen AB16 7

Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00PM

Description: We are having a fun day at Northfield community centre on 26th August 2017 11am-3pm in aid of CALICO a local cancer charity in Forrest Road Aberdeen.

Tickets £2 for adults £1 for children free to under 5s. Will be available at the door.

We will have a range of stalls on the day.

Website: 

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1276277962494104


Mini Gala

Organiser: Northfield congregational church

Where: Moir Drive, Northfield, Aberdeen

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 2:00PM

Description: There will be various stalls, live music, BBQ, bouncy Castle and lots more

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/110288226307068/


Family Charity Fun Day

Organiser: Station Hotel

Where: Station Hotel, Station Brae, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9BD

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  From 1:00PM

Description: Station Hotel are Holding a Charity Family Fun Day in aid of Kayleigh’s Wee Stars, Hamish Dear’s Warm Hugs and MacMillian Cancer Support.

Lots of fun to be had for all the family including Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, BBQ, Tombola and Raffles, Beat the Goalie and lots more.

There is a LOVE RARA – Princess and Superhero Party 1pm – 3pm, with a cost of £3.00 per child, for all those who wish to join in the fun,play games and win prizes with their favourite characters. 🙂

Its set to be a super fun filled day so please show your support and pop down to see us!!

And of course we didnt forget about the adults…Theres live music from JAKE COGHILL on in the bar afterwards for the adults party 8pm – late.

Hope to see you all there 🙂
Its all for a brillaint cause!

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/251458148700956/


Make a mini Garden for primary schoolers (Gardening4Kids)

Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU

Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 3:00PM

Description: Gardening4kids (www.gardening4kids.org.uk) classes are held in Aberdeen Science Centre’s activity garden on a monthly basis. If you’re looking for a more outdoor activity for the kids Gardening4kids offers sessions suitable primary school aged children!

Each activity lasts an hour and gardening equipment and resources are provided. The children always get something to take home with them at the end of the class so this is a great way to encourage them to explore the outdoors in a safe environment.

To learn more visit http://www.gardening4kids.org.uk/classes/

Spaces can be booked through the Gardening4Kids website.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/195293880982941


Leith Hall: Dusk Walk

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Leith Hall, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 4

 Date:  Saturday 26th August 2017
Time:  7:15PM – 9:15PM

Description: Join the Rangers to explore Leith Hall estate at dusk with the hope of bumping into some of its more elusive wildlife. We’ll sit for a while in the hope of seeing some badgers emerging from their sett before taking a walk around the ponds where we will see bats feeding amongst the trees and if lucky some of our other nocturnal residents.

This walk is aimed at adults and older children.

Booking essential : booking online

All our events start and end in the property’s car park where there is a car parking charge for non-members.

For more information and queries 01330 844810

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/110637329613414


Workshop Bracelet Stamping with Rose-Tea & Rabbit August

Organiser: Geek Bothy

Where: Geek Bothy, Unit 3 Transition Extreme, Links Road, Aberdeen AB24 5NN

Date:  Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 1:30PM

Description: WORKSHOP – Bracelet Stamping with Rose-Tea & Rabbit

AGE – 12 years +

FREE PARKING IN CAR PARK

COST – £15 per person (for 3 cuffs)

Suitable for adults, and children 12 years +

– x3 aluminium bracelet cuff blanks and materials to make charm dangles for all three.

– Gift packaging provided for x1 of your cuffs

– A selection of dangly charm options will be provided including ‘Om’ charms and semi-precious rose quartz beads amoung others.

– All tools provided, just bring yourself and a favourite SHORT quote, or choose from the selection provided.

– Extra cuff blanks and charms to go with it will cost 5 pounds each

– Extra gift boxes and bags will cost 2.50 each

Snack included

BOOK ONLINE – http://www.geekbothy.co.uk/product/workshop-bracelet-stamping-workshop-with-rose-tea-rabbit-august or pop in and see us at the shop during our opening hours.

Website: http://www.geekbothy.co.uk/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/319084518518430


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiStonehaven Harbour Festival

Organiser: Stonehaven Harbour Festival

Where: Stonehaven Harbour, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire AB39 2JU

 Date:  Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Harbour Festival – Stalls, Water based displays, Entertainment etc

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1592975060726965


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiFamily Open Day

Organiser: Ellon Castle Gardens

Where: Ellon Castle Gardens, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9JH

 Date:  Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  1:00PM – 5:00PM

Description: Family Open Day at Ellon Castle Gardens Sunday 27th August 1pm-5pm

Website: http://elloncastlegardens.org/visit/

Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1572639036101603/


What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 26 Aug - 1 Sept Event Scotland Family Mummy MimiShorts and Shades Family Party

 Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL

 Date:  Sunday 27th August 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Join us for a celebration of the end of the summer – bouncy castle, music & fun for all the family! Tickets only £2 a head. Booking recommended as places are limited.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1476608249062277


Mud Pies on Monday Mornings

 Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen (The small swing park on Groats Road, in between Hazlehead Academy and the main park itself)

Date:  Monday’s from 28th August to 9th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 11:30AM

Description: Come along to this 7 week course in Hazlehead Park with your 2 to 5 year old to discover nature, play and explore outdoors and get a fun dose of Vitamin N(ature)! Stomp in mud, make mud pies, climb hills, have snack and LOTS more!

Website: http://www.mudpieadventures.co.uk/book-classes/monday-mornings-28-august-to-9-october-hazlehead-park/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/100212587273245


Mud Pies on Monday Afternoons

 Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen (The small swing park on Groats Road, in between Hazlehead Academy and the main park itself)

 Date:  Monday’s from 28th August to 9th October 2017
Time:  1:00PM – 2:30PM

Description: Come along to this 7 week course in Hazlehead Park with your 2 to 5 year old to discover nature, play and explore outdoors and get a fun dose of Vitamin N(ature)! Stomp in mud, make mud pies, climb hills, have snack and LOTS more!

Website: http://www.mudpieadventures.co.uk/book-classes/monday-afternoons-28-august-to-9-october-hazlehead-park/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1859807764341157


Crathes: Nature Nippers Pre-School event: Minibeasts

 Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5

 Date:  Tuesday 29th August 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Starting back again after the summer holidays our monthly Nature Nippers events will kick off with fantastic minibeasts and where to find them.

Join us on a quest to capture some terrifying minibeasts.

Nature Nippers is a club for children aged 5 and under. £4.50 per child per session.

Booking essential. Book online http://www.nts.org.uk

For more information and queries 01330 844810

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/112651376066245


We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead. Let us know in the comments below or over on FacebookInstagram or Twitter what you get up too!


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