What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (25th – 31st March 2017)


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**

Kids Mother’s Day Cupcake Decorating Class

Organiser: Cup Creations

Where: Kingswells Community Centre, Kingswells Avenue, Aberdeen AB15 8TG

Date:  Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Description: Come join us, for a fun cupcakes decorating class on Friday , March 24th,

Two sessions available:
13:30 to 15:00 or 15:30 to 17:00
Children get to take their four decorated cupcakes home.

Class will cost @12 per child.
Please contact for sibling discount.

Parents should stay with the kids during the class.
For booking message on Facebook link below, or Afraa at 07774147318.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/CupCreation/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/106071799929473/

Bumps, Buggy and Babywearing Walk

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Duthie Park, Polmuir Road, Aberdeen, AB11 7

Date:  Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Description: Join us for our first bumps, buggy and babywearing walk of the year!

If you’re expecting a baby and want to meet others mums and mums to be, or are a mum/parent already, then you are all very welcome to join us on Friday 24th March from 1.30 onwards, at Duthie Park.

Get some spring time fresh air, stretch your legs and enjoy a gentle stroll with other parents. Whether your wee one is in a bump, buggy, baby carrier or running under their own steam, we’d love to see you there! Pm the Facebook page or email aberdeen@nct.org.uk for more information


Website:  https://www.facebook.com/nctaberdeencityandshire/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1821404831517436/

 Nerf Night 8+yrs

Organiser: Kool Kidz Playcentre

Where: Kool Kidz Playcentre, Insch Business Park, Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6TA 

Date:  Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Description: Includes: All Nerf Guns, Nerf Bullets, Safety Glasses, plus Juice and Cookies at Half Time!

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/koolkidzplay/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1892064851039336/

Little Explorer Day: Weird Weather

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Description: Join us on the 25 March to discover what extreme weather means to us!

With hands-on activities, storytelling, colouring and play, this is best suited for little scientists AGED 3-5 YEARS as we explore how rain works and play with thermochromic paper!


Little Explorer Days offer fun, hands-on science based activities that encourage learning through play and are suited for little scientists aged 3-5 years.

Each Little Explorer Day workshop lasts approximately 30 minutes and is supported by related activity tables on the Exhibition Floor.

These days are open to both the public and groups however if you are wishing to attend with a group then we would recommend you book in advance. Please contact a member of the STEM Learning Team on 01224 640 340 for more details.

Prices – On Little Explorer Days, normal entry prices apply.

Website:  http://aberdeensciencecentre.org/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1894421857491686/

Coastal Play

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 9:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Description: Coastal Play is a children’s soft play area for children aged toddler to 10 (height restrictions will apply and take precedence over age).

We provide a huge play area that includes 2 Bouncy Castles, one with slide, Soft Play Pods & Shapes, plus Bouncers, Inflatable Pitch and toddler area. It’s a great space for running around and letting off some steam – especially when the weather outside’s not so nice!

Coastal Café provides a seating area where parents can see children at all times while enjoying a coffee and snack.

Numbers are limited, so please call us on 01569 731320 to reserve your space.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1893845804160161/

Family Film Storks

Organiser: Culter Village Hall

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

 Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Description: This month’s family film is Storks. Doors open 10.30am film starts at 11am.

tickets on the door £2.50 includes free soft or hot drink.

Tuck shop with popcorn, hotdogs, sweets and drinks

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/Culter-Village-Hall-553093404712775/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/393037321065161/

The Lego Batman Movie

Organiser: Fraserburgh Cinema

Where: The Dalrymple Hall and Arts Centre, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Description: Fraserburgh Cinema returns on Saturday 25th March at the Dalrymple Hall & Arts Centre.

The Lego Batman Movie

Tickets available from R&S Dyga Newsagent, Broad Street, Fraserburgh and Partridges, High Street, Fraserburgh.

Adult ticket: £6.00

Children and concessions: £5.00

Family Ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children)

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/fraserburghcinema/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1299255776796283/

Disney Princess Tea Party!

Organiser: Strachans Inverurie

Where: Strachans Inverurie, 11W High Street, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 3SA

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Description: To celebrate the release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, we’re hosting a Princess Tea Party!

Come along to have a slice of princess cake, decorate your own crown, have your face painted and meet Belle and Cinderella!

Please note all activities are on a first come, first served basis and our free of charge!

Our princesses will be here from 3pm-5pm

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/strachans.inverurie/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/178643055966560/

Spring Coffee Morning

Organiser: St. Kane’s Pre-school Group

Where: New Deer Public Hall, Fordyce Terrace, New Deer, Aberdeenshire AB53 6WE 

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Description: We are holding a Spring Coffee Morning on Saturday 25th March from 9.30am to 11.30am in New Deer public hall.

Come along for a tea or coffee and some home baking!

There will also be a sales table, raffles and a craft table for the kids to make some Mother’s Day crafts!

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/stkanes.preschool.group/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/167545287092458/

Garden Tot’s Spring Special

Organiser: Woodend Barn

Where: The Barn, Woodend Barn, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5QA

 Date:  Friday 31 March 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Description: Friday 31 March 2017, three sessions to choose from: 10:00am, 11:45am or 1:30pm

Join outdoor expert Mandy Tulloch in our wild garden for some springtime fun, especially for young children. Explore the garden and gather grass and twigs to create your very own bird’s nest to celebrate the start of Easter. Early booking recommended.

£5 per child (Must be accompanied by an adult)

BOOK: https://goo.gl/CwY972

Website:  http://www.woodendbarn.co.uk/

Kids at Ferryhill Easter Egg-stravaganza Fundraiser

Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill

Where: Ferrryhill Church Hall

Date:  Friday 31st March 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Description: Crafts, activities and an egg hunt!

£5 per participating child

Website: https://www.facebook.com/KidsAtFerryhill/

Also a bit further afield…

Taste of Angus Festival 19th – 26th March 2017

Including a kids corner with:

Bouncy Castle

Face Painting

Games and activities

Story Telling Tent

Fun With the North Angus District Scouts: including toasting marshmallows, making paracord bracelets, and loads of games!

Why not check out Foodie Quine’s preview to find out all about the festival!

We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead. Let us know in the comments below or over on Facebook, Instagram 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