What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (4th – 10th February 2017) | Mummy Mimi

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** 


World Cancer Day – Supporting Maggie’s

Where: Maggie’s Aberdeen, Elizabeth Mongomerie Building, Aberdeen AB25 2QY

Date: Friday 3rd Februrary 2017
Time: 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Description:  As part of World Cancer Day we will be holding our first Supporting Maggie’s session of the year on Friday 3rd February.I

If you would like to find out more about Maggie’s, have a fundraising idea but aren’t sure how to get it going or have fund raised for us before, everyone is welcome!

If you haven’t visited the Centre before this is a great chance to pop in and find out more about Maggie’s and the support that we provide. You will also have the chance to try a relaxation taster session!

Call Megan on 01224 612 914 for more information. No booking necessary.

We will be holding Supporting Maggie’s sessions throughout the year so if you can’t come along to this one just get in touch.

#WeCanICan World Cancer Day 2017 will explore how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. Just as cancer affects everyone in different ways, all people have the power to take various actions to reduce the impact that cancer has on individuals, families and communities.World Cancer Day is a chance to reflect on what you can do, make a pledge and take action. Whatever you choose to do “We can. I can.” Make a difference to the fight against cancer.

Website: https://www.maggiescentres.org/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/257250414695826/


Games Cafe

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

Date: Friday 3rd February 2017
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Price: free entry

Description:  Our monthly gamescafe for ages 12 and up.

Tuck shop. Come along and play board and card games.

Thanks to a donation from Culter Gala we have some new games this month. Bring along your favourite game to play.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1763955063926656/


You can also check out our new events calendar to see what’s on for families


The Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen

Date: Sunday 5th February 2017
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm

Price: Entry £1.50 Adults. Children free.

Description:  SAVVY SHOPPERS Shop smartly, be savvy and save.

Find everything you need for baby and children up to 9 years of age, all under the one roof, all on the same day. Whether it’s large items from our Large Items Gallery, or clothes, toys, and equipment from our quality nearly-new stalls, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for – why pay more when you can pay less – now that’s being smart!

FREE ONLINE JACK & JILL MARKET: Create a free listing or browse online bargains: www.jackandjillmarket.co.uk/online

Website: www.jackandjillmarket.co.uk

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1348787201850683/


Tiddlers’ Fun TIme – Commotion in the Ocean

Where: Macduff Marine Aquarium, 11 High Shore, Macduff, Aberdeenshire AB44 1SL

Date: Monday 6th February 2017
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Usual admission prices apply.

Description:  Dive into the depths of the ocean and see what you can find – starfish, lobsters and deep sea fish. It’s an amazing life beneath the waves!

Tiddlers’ Fun Time sessions are fun filled themed activities for pre-school children, nurseries and playgroups.

Little ones will follow fishy trails, join in with rhymes and stories and get crafty in the creative corner.

Website: http://www.macduff-aquarium.org.uk/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1798498730437720/


Launch of the Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme Inverurie & the Inverurie Breastfeeding Group

Where: The Community Room, Tesco Inverurie, Harlaw Road Inverurie

Date: Monday 6th February 2017
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Description:  Please join us for the official launch of the Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme in Inverurie and the relaunch of the Inverurie Breastfeeding Group.

Join us for some tea, coffee & cake to learn more about the scheme in Inverurie & how we can support you through all aspects of your breastfeeding journey.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/184741078670992


All Ages Lego Evening

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

Date: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Price: £2 per person

Description:  Adults chance to come to a special evening Lego club session.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tuck shop will be open.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1125310604255770/


NCT Aberdeen City & Shire February Coffee/Branch Meeting

Where: Starbucks, Union Square, Aberdeen

Date: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Time: 8.00pm – 10.00pm

Description:  Join us for an informal catch up over coffee at Starbucks, Union Square on Tuesday 7th February from 8pm.

Learn about what’s been going on in your local branch, the events planned for the year ahead, and how you can get involved.

Babes in arms/slings are very welcome.

Email aberdeen@nct.org.uk for more information, or pop us a pm on Facebook!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/267388560348101/


NCT Aberdeen February Sling Library and Meet

Where: Crown Terrace Methodist Church, Aberdeen AB10 6

Date: Wednesday 8th February 2017
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Description:  It’s our February sling meet!

As Winter will be (hopefully!) drawing to a close, we are inviting you to join us for sling chat, hires, help with your own carrier and demonstrations.

We will also have our popular “try me” table: a table full of our personal stashes for you to try out with the aim of finding your perfect carrier or just to try something new!

Older siblings as always are welcome and we have more space as we have moved downstairs to the sanctuary of the church!

And as always, there will be lots of tea, coffee and cake!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/nctaberdeenslinglibraryandmeet/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1242447199175580/


Spectra 2017 – Opening Night

Where: Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen AB10 1NJ

Date: Thursday 9th February 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 10.00pm

Description:  Join us for the opening night of SPECTRA, Aberdeen’s Festival of Light, as it returns for its 4th year, running from 9 – 12 February 2017.

This year, SPECTRA will be across even more sites with artwork installed across Union Terrace Gardens, St Nicholas Kirkyard, St Nicholas Rooftop Garden, Marischal College and Seventeen.

Featuring artists from all over the world and across Scotland, SPECTRA will show the city in a new light with innovative and interactive art that can be thought provoking and great fun.

See stunning photographs of unseen parts of Aberdeen, a giant cloud made up of hundreds of individual floating bulbs, huge fiery heads, Marischal College turned into a colossal musical instrument complete with laser light show, and a host of other exciting pieces.

Head to www.spectraaberdeen.com for the full programme and information on all the sites.

UTG open 6.30-10pm, all other sites 6.30-9.30pm, last entry 30 minutes before close.

Website: www.spectraaberdeen.com

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/834526533366925/


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!


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