What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (20th -26th January 2018)

What’s on in Aberdeen City & Shire for Kids and Families

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**


Baby Carrier Drop In Session – Bridge of Don

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St. Columba’s Church, Braehead Way, Aberdeen AB22 8RR

Date:  Friday 19th January 2018
Time:  09:30 – 10:45

Description: We’re delighted to be able to hold a Baby Carrier Drop In Session every month in Bridge of Don

Feel free to bring your stretchy wrap from the Scottish Baby Box as we’d love to give you a hand.

There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a large selection of carriers and wraps available for trying and for hiring. Should you wish to go on to buy a carrier after this, please inform Jess as discount codes are available for customers.

We will charge a £2 entry fee to cover room hire, insurance and professional fees. Children are always welcome.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter present at most meetings.

We’re a friendly, welcoming bunch and look forward to meeting you. Our hope is to try and build an informative and supportive community so the more the merrier.

You’re also always welcome to bring your own carriers for help too.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2001829340106686


Mucky Boots Open Days

Organiser: Mucky Boots

Where: The Meadows in Maryculter, Aberdeenshire AB12 5GZ 

Date:  Friday 19th and Monday 22nd January 2018
Time:  11:00 – 13:00

Description: Would you like to find out more about our Outdoor Nursery – Come along to one of our Open Days to find out more.

We will be meeting in Maryculter Woods. This postcode will take you to The Meadows in Maryculter, where you can park in the Kirk car park – AB12 5GZ.

Once there, you’ll see a banner on the fence and you can follow the scarves on the trees into the woods to find us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/309538272890045


Haar Rock Nippers 

Organiser: Haar Rock Coffee

Where: Haar Rock Coffee, 81 Charleston Road North and Loirston Shopping Unit 2, Aberdeen AB12 3SZ

Date:  Friday 19th January 2018
Time:  18:00 – 19:30

Description: Opening weekly on a Friday night for the local youths to enjoy catching up with their friends in a warm environment with xBox competitions, PlayStation tournaments, board games, and other activities available.

 Entry just £2.00 with a range of reduced price snacks, nachos, pic n mix, smoothies, milkshakes, roccacinos and great music.

 Aimed at P5-P6 for this session.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/210510919516749


Haar Youth Drop in

Organiser: Haar Rock Coffee

Where: Haar Rock Coffee, 81 Charleston Road North and Loirston Shopping Unit 2, Aberdeen AB12 3SZ 

Date:  Friday 19th January 2018
Time:  20:00 – 22:00

Description: Opening weekly on a Friday night for the local youths to enjoy catching up with their friends in a warm environment with xBox competitions, PlayStation tournaments, board games, and other activities available.

 Entry just £2.00 with a range of reduced price snacks, nachos, pic n mix, smoothies, milkshakes, roccacinos and great music.

This session is for kids aged P7 to S2.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/408633836234341


Looking for places to visit in Aberdeen City & Shire? Why not check out some of our ideas here – Things to See & Do with Kids in Aberdeen City & Shire

Things to see & do with kids in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire


Campfire Crafts

Organiser: Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service

Where: Kincorth Hill Nature Reserve, Aberdeen AB12 5 

Date:  Saturday 20th January 2018
Time:  10:00 – 14:00

Description: A chance to relax after the chaos of the holiday season; come and join the rangers in the Kincorth Hill woodlands for a gentle sit around a campfire with some woodland crafts. Activities could include willow weaving, whittling or similar gently paced activities allowing you to slow down and relax. Suitable for adults 16 years and older.

Meet at the reserve car park off Abbotswell Crescent. First bus 18 stops next to the car park.

Booking essential as places are limited – call 01224 326 429 or email countrysideranger@aberdeencity.bov.uk to book your FREE place!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1024185411057900


Big Garden Birdwatch Event at Duthie Park

Organiser: RSPB Aberdeen and North East Scotland

Where: Duthie Park, Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 20th January 2018
Time:  11:00 – 15:00

Description: Prepare for Big Garden Birdwatch 2018 by joining RSPB Scotland for some wildlife-themed activities. We’ll be identifying and counting the birds visiting the feeders in the park as well as making bird feeders for you to take home and hang up in your garden in time for the official count the following weekend.

This is a FREE drop-in event. Look for the green RSPB marquee.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1615173428549785


Nursery Rhymes & Story Time

Organiser: Waterstones

Where: Waterstones, 3-7 Union Bridge, Aberdeen AB11 6BG 

Date:  Wednesday 24th January 2018
Time:  10:30 – 11:00

Description: Come along every Wednesday for a fun half-hour of Nursery Rhymes and story time in the Children’s department!

 Bring your wee ones along and we’ll sing along to the most popular and beloved classics!

 All together now:

“One, two, three four five,

Once I caught a fish alive…”

We hope to see you there!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/142519993120379


Baby Carrier Drop In Session – Inverurie

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St Andrews Church, High Street, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 26th January 2018
Time:  09:45 – 11:15

Description: We’re delighted to be able to hold a Baby Carrier Drop In Session every month in Inverurie.

Feel free to bring your stretchy wrap from the Scottish Baby Box as we’d love to give you a hand.

There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a large selection of carriers and wraps available for trying and for hiring. Should you wish to go on to buy a carrier after this, please inform Jess as discount codes are available for customers.

We will charge a £2 entry fee to cover room hire, insurance and professional fees. Children are always welcome.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter present at most meetings.

We’re a friendly, welcoming bunch and look forward to meeting you. Our hope is to try and build an informative and supportive community so the more the merrier.

You’re also always welcome to bring your own carriers for help too.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/306261689854010


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!


If you have an event you would like listed in a future ‘What’s on’ post and event calendar drop us an email at mimi@mummymimi.co.uk or contact us over on Facebook

Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.

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