What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (22nd – 29th September 2017)

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**


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)STFC Seeing the Universe in All its Light

 Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 16th to Friday 29th September 2017
Time:  10:00 – 17:00

Description: STFC’s Seeing the Universe in all its light roadshow supports the UK astronomy community, in partnership with the Royal Astronomical Society, showcasing the ‘big telescopes family’ – both ground and space based – focusing on the UK science expertise and economic benefits.

This exhibition, features models of a range of telescopes including the European Southern Observatory and the ground based Very Large Telescope. The exhibition also includes an 8m interactive wall, a telescope control desk and much more!

We will also be running a show talking about all things telescope.

Website: http://aberdeensciencecentre.org/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/157526528147121


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)Starry Skies at Haddo

 Organiser: Haddo House & Country Park

Where: Haddo House & Country Park, Ellon, Aberdeen AB41 7EQ

 Date:  Friday 22nd September 2017
Time:  20:15 – 22:00

Description: Turning lights off is not just good for the planet – it also means dark skies and great opportunities for stargazing.

Come and join us during Climate Change Week to learn more about what to look for in the night sky, and maybe even a glimpse of the Northern Lights if we’re lucky.

Booking required – please email svsohaddo@gmail.com

£4 per person (includes tea/coffee)

In partnership with Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/370266103405588


Ellon Nearly New Sale

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

 Date:   Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:   13:00 – 15:00

Description: Entry is £1 for adults and on sale will be nearly new clothes, books, toys, equipment etc for mums to be, baby and children from bumps to teens.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/ellonnearlynewsale/


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)Pyjama Party!

 Organiser: Jump In Trampoline Arena Aberdeen

Where: #ump In Trampoline Arena, Craigshaw Road West Tullos Industrial Estate, Aberdeen AB12 3AP

 Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  09:00 – 21:00

Description: WE ARE HAVING A PYJAMA PARTY!

We would like to invite all of our AWESOME customers to our fun filled Pyjama Party!
All our awesome jump crew will be dressed in their cosiest slippers, pyjamas and onesies for a day of fun games and activities!
All our staff members will be making donations on this day to our chosen charity “Me Too”. Any donations on the day will be greatly appreciated!

– GLITTER TATTOOS
– FACE PAINTING
– HAIR BRAIDING

Website: https://www.gojumpin.com/aberdeen/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/512642192415185


Make and excavate your own archaeological poo!

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY

Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  10:30 – 12:00, 13:00 – 14:30, 13:00 – 14:30

Description: What did Vikings munch at mealtimes? You can tell a lot from the poo they left behind! Come along and make your own.

Warning – things may get sticky!

£2.50 + booking fee

Age: 4-11yrs.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1906509616278464, https://www.facebook.com/events/1407387699296469 https://www.facebook.com/events/1634832216527891


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What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)The Winter Vegetable Garden (pre-schoolers)

 Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

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

 Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  11:00 – 12:00

Description: Gardening4Kids September Class for pre-schoolers (aged 3-5 years)

Theme is: The Winter Vegetable Garden

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1400492673367161


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)Powis Community Gala

 Organiser: Powis Community Centre

Where: Powis Community Centre, Powis Community Centre, 11 Powis Circle, Aberdeen,  AB24 3YX

 Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  11:00 – 15:00

Description: Come along for a fun fuelled day with raffles bouncy castles and much much more

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/145058832755243


Gardening4Kids for primary school children

 Organiser: Gardening4Kids (Gardening School)

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

Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  14:00 – 15:00

Description: Gardening4Kids class for primary school children at Aberdeen Science Centre.  Theme is the Winter Vegetable Garden.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1607376832617693


Time Of Their Lives (12A)

 Organiser: Ballater Films

Where: Victoria and Albert Halls, Ballater, Station Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5QB

Date:  Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time:  18:45 – 21:30

Description: A special screening in aid of Marie Curie – pay by donation on the door. Refreshments included. Raffle too!

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/660970230765901


Afro Grooves with Magi for Children

 Organiser: Afro Grooves and Tarland Food & Music Festival

Where: MacRobert Hall – Upper Hall, The Square, Tarland, Aboyne, AB34 4YL

 Date:  Sunday 24th September 2017
Time:  10:00 – 10:30

Description: fun session for kids learning & choreography of traditional West African Dance with live drumming

Website: https://tarlandfmf.eventsmart.com/events/drummin-aboot/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1410637135721800


Camp Fire Fun – Under 5’s

 Organiser: Mud Pies and Tarland Food & Music Festival

Where: Drummy Woods, Burnside Road, Tarland, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 4ZQ

 Date:  Sunday 24th September 2017
Time:  13:00 – 14:00

Description: Come for an adventure with Mandy Tulloch of Mud Pies to the wonderful Drummy Woods. Collect sticks, help prepare a camp fire and have fun toasting marshmallows and watching the freshest popcorn being made. How do you like yours – salt or sweet?!

Drinks for children and tea and coffee for adults included in the ticket price.

Website: https://tarlandfmf.eventsmart.com/events/mud-pie-adventures/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/333666437072203


Camp Fire Fun – Over 5’s

 Organiser: Mud Pies and Tarland Food & Music Festival

Where: Drummy Woods, Burnside Road, Tarland, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 4ZQ

 Date:  Sunday 24th September 2017
Time:  15:00 – 16:00

Description: Come for an adventure with Mandy Tulloch of Mud Pies to the wonderful Drummy Woods. Collect sticks, help prepare a camp fire and have fun toasting marshmallows and watching the freshest popcorn being made. How do you like yours – salt or sweet?!

Drinks for children and tea and coffee for adults included in the ticket price.

£5 per person

Website: https://tarlandfmf.eventsmart.com/events/mud-pie-adventures/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/142832939637127


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Macmillan Coffee Morning

 Organiser: White Horse Hotel & Restaurant

Where: White Horse Hotel & Restaurant, Old Road, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire AB23 8XR

 Date:  Friday 29th September 2017
Time: 10:00 – 12:00

Description: We’re back with the biggest coffee morning of the year, all in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Is there any better reason to eat cake!

Cake bingo

Guess the height of the cake

Cake & Coffee

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1502131083140408


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

 Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

 Date:  Friday 29th September 2017
Time:  10:00 – 12:00

Description: This year we’re joining in with The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. This is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. They ask people all over the UK to host their own Coffee Mornings and donations on the day are made to Macmillan.

Join us for tea, coffee & loads of fine pieces. If you can’t make it but would like to contribute, please let us know – home bakes gratefully received!

We’re also having a second-hand book sale at the coffee morning – if you have books you’d like to donate, please drop them off at the centre any time after 26th September, thank you!

Website: http://www.bettridgecentre.org.uk/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/110119213005562


What's on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire (22nd - 29th September 2017)Explorathon Aberdeen

Where: Various locations across Aberdeen

 Date:  Friday 29th September 2017
Time: 12:30 – 13:30

Description: Meet researchers from the University of Aberdeen who will
share their research projects and find out how European funding is helping tackle society’s biggest challenges. Learn what mediaeval Aberdonians ate and taste some of their food from midday onwards. Discover how NHS resources are allocated across patients with different needs, learn about the latest cancer research and much more.

Join in with Explorathon Aberdeen across the city with an extravaganza of shows, talks, family activities, comedy and discovery http:// www.explorathon.co.uk/ aberdeen brought to you by the University of Aberdeen.

Explorathon in the city centre is in partnership with Aberdeen City Council.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/100984243943144


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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