What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (10th – 16th September 2016) | Mummy Mimi

Doors Open Day at Aberdeen Town House

Where: Aberdeen Town House

Date: Saturday 10th September 2016
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Free

Description: As part of Doors Open Day 2016, the Town House and the Archive Charter Room will be open to the public. Come and see the oppulent civic rooms as well the City’s UNESCO-recognised Archive, documenting over 800 years of history.

Website: http://www.doorsopendays.org.uk/find-a-building/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1091574857597919/


Roald Dhal Day

Where: Waterstones, Union Street, Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 10th September 2016
Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Price: Free

Description: Celebrate with us the 100th anniversary of the world’s number one storyteller! We’ll have one of our piggery-jokery character treasure hunts, a dress up competition, a wee quiz and other activity and colouring-in sheets and a bit of reading of Roald Dahl stories and Revolting Rhymes at 10am, 11am and then again at 2pm and 3pm. It will be GLORIUMPTIOUS! Like a golden phizzwizard.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1186351184737580


University of Aberdeen Doors Open Day 2016

Where: Old Aberdeen & Foresterhill Campuses

Date: Saturday 10th September 2016
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Free

Description:  Doors Open Days in Aberdeen is a great way to find out about the hidden heritage on your doorstep.

The University will be opening a number of buildings including:

King’s College Chapel, Zoology Museum, Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre,

Zoology Teaching Laboratory, King’s Museum, Institute of Medical Sciences,

Suttie Centre and Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health

Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/events/10266/


TechFest Eureka Weekend

Where: MacRobert Building, University of Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 10th September 2016
Time: 10.ooam -4.00pm

Price: ‘In for a penny, in for a pound’ – Adults £1, Children 1p

Description: As part of TechFest’s Eureka Series , Eureka Day at the University of Aberdeen will give children the opportunity to test their science and engineering skills through workshops and will give young minds the chance to try things out themselves and encourage the next generation of industry professionals. Come along and get inspired in a fun and interactive day!

Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/events/10287/


Sunday Playtime

Where: Haddo House

Date: Sunday 11th September 2016
Time: 10.30am -12.30pm

Price: £2 per child, adults free.

Description: Let your kids go wild with an old-fashioned morning of fun, creative play at Haddo. Build a fort, make mud pies, create your own games, it’s all up to you!

We’ll provide a whole selection of play items from logs, sticks, ropes, blankets, balls, water trays, craft items, nature kits and a dressing up box. We’ve got outdoor space if it’s sunny, and room indoors if it’s raining. You just need to bring energy, imagination and some clothes you don’t mind getting muddy!

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Drop-in event, no need to book.

Website: http://visithaddo.com/events/46/693-Sunday-Playtime/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1563062797336426/


Seaton Parkfest 2016

Where: Seaton Park, Aberdeen

Date: Sunday 11th September 2016
Time: 1.00pm -4.00pm

Price: Entry and activities free

Description: Bouncy castle, Pipe Band, Face-painting, Segways, Meet the Police, Street Drummers and more!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/144761632616486


Cheeky Monkeys Tea Party & Sling Meet

Where: Airyhall Community Centre

Date: Sunday 11th September 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Price: Tickets are £2.50 per family (2 adults and up to 3 children; additional children/adults £1 extra per head), available in advance, or entry can be paid on the door.

Description: Our fantastic Cheeky Monkeys Tea Party is back for another year, and we’re delighted to add our NCT sling meet and library to the fun of the day!

As well as our Cheeky Monkeys treasure hunt, tombola, craft stalls, kids crafts, face painting and demos from Sign A Song, the NCT sling library will be on hand to offer support with slings, along with demonstrations and the drawing of our sling raffle!

And it wouldn’t be an nct event without tea, coffee and homebakes!

Website: https://nct.intrabiz.co.uk/cgi-bin/sys.cgi?action=NCT-product-client_view&id=29962435

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/162166660889395/


NCT Aberdeen City & Shire Sling and Pram Walk

Where: Winter Gardens/Duthie Park

Date: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Time: 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Price: Free

Description: Come and join he NCT Aberdeen Sling Library for our monthly sling walk this September! We will be meeting outside the Winter Gardens at Duthie Park we head off for a leisurely stroll down the railway line and back then off for coffee and cake!

Slings, prams, husbands, older children, family and friends always welcome! We find this a great time to get your slings adjusted if needed to ensure both you and your little one are comfortable. It’s also a great excuse to chat to some babywearing family’s and meet new friends! Hope to see you there!

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1364343063594528/


Haddo Theatre Festivals – Litterbugs (puppet play for kids 3-6)

Where: Haddo House

Date: Friday 16th September 2016
Time: 4.00pm -5.00pm

Price: Adults £7.50, Children £1.50

Description: As part of Haddo’s Theatre Festival: Quids In Presents: Litterbugs

What is a grasshopper’s ideal day? Doing nothing. Clive grasshopper has plans for doing just that in Under the Hedge but his day doesn’t turn out quite as planned when the sick bee arrives. Join the Litterbugs in an interactive eco adventure that will have you singing and cheering in your seats.

Doors Opening: 3:30pm Performance starts: 4:00pm

Website: https://nts.cloudvenue.co.uk/litterbugs

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1764943223760957/


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