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?
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Ferryhill Kids – Friday Fun!
Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups
Where: Ferryhill Parish Church,Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD
Date: Friday 11th January 2019 Time: 09:30AM-11:15AM
Description: Friday Fun is for toddlers to pre-school. It’s a volunteer-led group so please come along, help set up and chat to other parents/carers. Babies are welcome too, just ask for some of the baby toys/equipment.
Session is £3 and snack is included for your child (please let the volunteers on the day know of any allergies). This is a drop in group so no need to book in advance or block book.
Aberdeen City Centre Free Walking Tour with Scot Free Tours
Organiser: Scot Free Tours
Where: Mercat Cross, Castle St, Aberdeen, AB11 5HP, Aberdeen,
Date: Friday 11th January 2019 Time: 01:00PM-03:30PM
Description: Learn about Aberdeen’s history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free two and a half hour walking tour around the city centre.
Interested in learning more about Aberdeen? In this tour you will see the highlights of Aberdeen city centre, while you find out about Aberdeen’s social history, its quirky inhabitants and how it got to where it is today.
All tours start from the Mercat Cross in the Castlegate. Walk-ups are welcome but to guarantee your place, reserve a space on our website. The tours are free. Donations are welcome.
Private tours are available on request. Just contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cove Rangers v Locos
Organiser: Inverurie Loco Works FC – Official Facebook Site
Where: Balmoral Stadium, Wellington Circle, Altens, AB10 1BH Aberdeen
Date: Saturday 12th January 2019 Time: 03:00PM-06:00PM
Description: Breedon Highland Football League.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1538699006274031/
PJ SK8 Party – Aberdeen
Organiser: United SK8S
Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Esplanade, Sea Beach, Aberdeen, AB24 5NR
Date: Saturday 12th January 2019 Time: 04:00PM-06:00PM
Description: Stay cosy… Stay comfy..Come and roll with us at The Beach Centre in Aberdeen for our very different, fun, PJ SK8 Party. Family Roller Disco with skates for hire and fab music to skate to. So ….go get those Onesies Ready, PJS Set and Lets Roll!!
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/521205168391021/
Coding Club at Powis Community Centre (9-12)
Organiser: GG Lounge
Where: Powis Community Centre, 1 Powis Circle, Aberdeen AB24 3YX
Date: Saturday 12th January 2019 Time: 06:00PM-08:00PM
Description: At a Code Club, young people learn to program and develop websites, apps, programs, and games, they build things with code and electronics, and much more. We aim to make learning to code a fun, sociable, and creative experience.
What should I bring to the event? All children should bring a laptop. In case you cannot provide one, we have a small number of computers (first come basis) offered by the centre. Please add that your child requires one to the ‘additional notes’ section when booking a ticket.
Should my child or I have prior coding knowledge?
No, the club is open to complete beginners as well as to young people who have coded before: we have skilled mentors who will help with technical questions.
Please note that we have a limited amount of spaces, so remember to sign your child up in advance for each session. We look forward to welcoming you both to our club!
Aberdeen Lynx v Solway Stingrays
Organiser: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team
Where: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team, Linx Ice Arena, Beach Promenade, Aberdeen AB245NR
Date: Saturday 12th January 2019 Time: 07:L00PM-10:00PM
Description: Aberdeen Lynx take on Solway Stingrays at home at the Aberdeen Linx Ice Arena as part of the SNL League.
Lots of fun off the ice too with our ever popular Chuck A Puck, Shirt off the back, Pop-up shop and lots more.
Doors open – 6.15pm
Puck Drop – 7.15pm
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2197388640527314/
STEM Club: Crime Scene Investigation
Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre
Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 107 George Street, Aberdeen AB25 1HU
Date: Sunday 13th January 2019 Time: 10:00AM-11:30AM
Description: Didn’t get your forensic fix during our Crime Scene Investigation public theme? Then come along to our exclusive CSI STEM Club.
Calling all future forensic scientists! Here’s your chance to join the ranks of our first STEM Club CSI Training Academy. We’ll be experimenting with evidence of all kinds from footprints to fibres while honing our skills in various forensic science techniques!
Suitable for ages 7-11.
Please note that we have moved from 179 Constitution Street to 107 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HU.
Book your child place here:
The cost of this club is £10 per child
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/379706726132172/
Funbox: Once Upon a Time
Organiser: His Majesty’s Theatre
Where: His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL
Date: Sunday 13th January 2019 Time: 12:00PM-02:00PM
Description: Join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog (formerly of The Singing Kettle) for a real page turner as they start on the next chapter of their adventures: ONCE UPON A TIME.
Fe‐fi‐fo‐fum, our keys are gone and there’s worse to come! All your favourite fairytales are going wrong and it’s up to the Funbox gang to make sure everyone lives happily ever after!
Packed with singalong favourites like ‘Old King Cole’, ‘Ye Canny Shove Yer Granny’ and brand new songs, ONCE UPON A TIME is the perfect story for all the family. You might even get to help on stage, but only if you’re in the good books!
Come dressed as your favourite storybook character ‐ and bookmark the date with FUNBOX!
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/372184216867947/
Great Scot: Free Walking Tour of Old Aberdeen
Organiser: Scot Free Tours Aberdeen
Where: Mercat Cross, Castle St, Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB11 5HP
Date: Sunday 13th January 2019 Time: 12:00PM-01:30PM
Description: For over five hundred years, Old Aberdeen has been one of the great centres of learning in the North of Scotland. There can be no better place to celebrate Aberdeen’s greatest thinkers, scientists, explorers, inventors, writers and gardeners (yes, we do mean gardeners). We’ll explore the hidden places in this historic burgh, to tell the stories of some great Scots whose achievements did not get the recognition they deserved.
The tour lasts an hour and a half and starts outside the Townhouse on the High Street in Old Aberdeen. Tours are funded entirely by donations. Guarantee your place by reserving a space on your website.
YogaBellies for Pregnancy
Organiser: YogaBellies Aberdeen North East
Where: Urban Wellness Hub, 6 Balgownie Drive, Aberdeen AB22 8FD
Date: Sunday 13th January 2019 Time: 07:00PM-08:15PM
Description: YogaBellies for Pregnancy class, booking essential. Email email@example.com and I’ll get all of the information to you 🙂
Rhythm Kids Course at Queens Cross Church
Organiser: Bonding With Baby Aberdeen
Where: Bonding With Baby Aberdeen, Albyn Place, AB10 1YN
Date: Monday 14th January 2019 Time: 11:30AM-01:00PM
Description: ‘Come relax & have fun with your little one’ on this 6 week Parent Education Course. This Baby Exercise & Rhyme programme (suitable for parents and baby’s aged 3 months to pre-walking stage) supports your baby’s language, physical development, balance & co-ordination. Have fun learning the course in class with your baby and develop it at home together. Further discussions and play ideas to develop at home with your little one, lasting much longer than the 6 week course!
Baby Discover at Danestone CC
Organiser: The Creation Station Aberdeen North and Shire
Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AberdeenAB22 8
Date: Wednesday 16th January 2019 Time: 10:00AM-10:45AM
Description: Baby Discover is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play, sensory activities, music & treasured artworks.
Messy Play Aberdeen-Mess Around Party!
Organiser: Mess Around Aberdeenshire
Where: 46th Aberdeen Scout Troup, Cardens Knowe, Bridge Of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8
Date: Friday 18th January 2019 Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM
Description: There ain’t no party like a Mess Around Party! It might be cold outside but join the Mess Around gang and party away those January Blues! All our favourite toy characters will be there, as well as gloop-diving penguins and Soapy Ducks. With lots of favourite activities to explore including our Famous Painting Wall, Play-dough, Slime, Coloured Spaghetti and Rainbow Rice but to name a few, little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy till their heart’s content. All you have to do is come along MESS AROUND and leave the cleaning up to us! 🎈🌈🐥🐧🎊
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1660441490727279/
Organiser: His Majesty’s Theatre
Where: His Majesty’s Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL
Date: Friday 18th January 2019 Time: 02:30PM-03:30PM
Description: Join Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Royal Ball filled with adventure, imagination and delight.
This specially adapted hour long performance features the company’s dancers accompanied live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. The perfect way for young families to discover the magic of ballet.
Recommended for age 3+
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/835213496649389/
Aden’s Terrifying Tales
Organiser: Aden Country Park
Where: Aden Country Park, Station Rd, Mintlaw, AB42 5FQ
Date: Friday 18th January 2019 Time: 07:00PM-09:00PM
Description: Come along to Aden’s Terrifying Tales event with local storyteller Pauline Cordiner. All the fascinating stories are based on events that happened in Buchan.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/332822277446921/
Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.