What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 1st – 7th September 2018

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**


Ferryhill Kids – Friday Fun!

 Organiser: Kids At Ferryhill Baby And Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, Aberdeen

Date:  Friday 31st August 2018
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.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/528889630872926/?event_time_id=528889644206258


Baby Carrier / Wrap Drop In Session – Inverurie

Organiser: Close And Calm

Where: St. Andrews Church Hall, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 31st August 2018
Time:  09:45AM-11:00AM

Description: We’re delighted to be able to hold a Baby Carrier Drop In Session every month in Inverurie

Feel free to bring your stretchy wrap from the Scottish Baby Box as we’d love to give you a hand.

There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a large selection of carriers and wraps available for trying and for hiring. Should you wish to go on to buy a carrier after this, please inform Jess as discount codes are available for customers.

We will charge a £2 entry fee to cover room hire, insurance and professional fees. Children are always welcome.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter present at most meetings.

We’re a friendly, welcoming bunch and look forward to meeting you. Our hope is to try and build an informative and supportive community so the more the merrier.

You’re also always welcome to bring your own carriers for help too.

For more information about what a drop in session looks like see here: https://www.closeandcalm.co.uk/conversations/what-to-expect-drop-in

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/239756383458646/


Messy Play Sessions – Cove 

Organiser: Messy Moments Aberdeen

Where: Altens Community Centre, Strathburn Street, AB12 3SE Aberdeen

Date:  Friday 31st August 2018
Time: 10:00AM-11:00AM

Description: Come join in the messy fun! Spaghetti, jelly, rice, ice cream and lots more.

Please arrive 15 minutes early for sign in. We hope to see you soon

£5.50 per child / £3.50 per sibling/friend when booked with a full paying child, per session. Only £30/£50 when booking all 6 sessions.

Book via private messaging via Facebook or emailing fun@messymoments.co.uk.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1694392633977581/?event_time_id=1694392667310911


 Joint Scout and Guide BBQ 

Organiser: 1st Methlick Scout Group

Where: Methlick Scout Hut

Date:  Friday 31st August 2018
Time:  06:30PM-08:30PM

Description: It’s our Annual Scout and Guide BBQ on the 31st August. We hope that you can make it along! There will be food, stalls, games and raffles! Girlguiding Gordon

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/212374092787378/


Youth Club 8-17 

Organiser: Bennachie Leisure Centre

Where: Bennachie Leisure Centre, Largie Rd, Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6LT 

Date: Friday 31st August 2018
Time:  07:00PM-09:30PM

Description: Bennachie Youth Club meets on the last Friday of every month.

Various activities in a relaxed environment.

Sessions are led by Stuart and Tiggy who between them have over 20 years experience working with children.

Activities will change from month to month.

This is free and juice will be provided.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/254795068449811/


Haddo House Children’s Bat Evening

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Haddo House, Ellon, Abrdeenshire

Date:  Friday 31st August 2018
Time:  07:15PM-08:45PM

Description: Learn more about bats and their world, then watch the bats fly out of their roost for a night’s feeding.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/286690935476765/


Gung-Ho! Aberdeen

Organiser: BeGungHo

Where: Castle Fraser, Inverurie, Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 1st September 2018
Time:  09:00AM-02:00PM

Description: Gung-Ho! is coming to Castle Fraser in Aberdeen.

Take part in the Seriously Fun 5k run over 10 giant inflatable obstacles, you will run jump and bounce your way around the course. You can run on your own, part of a team or even for our national charity partner BBC Children in Need.

Gung-Ho! is open to all people no matter if you’re a seasoned marathon runner or if you just fancy enjoying in the fun, everyone that wants to take part can! Our only restriction is that runners need to be over 4ft tall.

Make sure to book your tickets as soon as possible, prices rise closer to the Event.

Book Tickets Here: http://begung-ho.co.uk/events/inflatable-5k-run-aberdeen/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/365173397221516/


George Street Farmers’ Market 

Organiser: Greater George Street Traders’ Association

Where: George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 3

Date:  Saturday 1st September 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Fantastic news, the George Street Farmers’ Market and Sustainability Festival was such a great success we can announce that there will be a Farmers’ Market on the 1st Saturday of every month (not in January) and every quarter the Farmers’ Market will include a Sustainability Festival,with 3rd sector groups hosting information stands promoting sustainability.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/647861782261042/


Wolfstock Music Festival 2018

 Organiser: The Different Not Less Foundation

Where: Banff Castle, Banff, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 1st September 2018
Time:  11:00AM-01:00AM 2nd September

Description: It’s back..

Join us for the Wolfstock Music Festival 2018 at Banff Castle Grounds.

With 13 hours of music from over 20 musician/bands. A licenced bar. Various food vendors.  And entertainment for the children this is an event not to be missed.

Please email elenarory3128@gmail.com with any queries.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1756182101124042/


September AMoC Event 

Organiser: Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts

Where: The Coffee House,AB10 1JF ,Aberdeen

 Date:  Saturday 1st September 2018
Time:  11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: We are a FREE entry event and from the 1st of September 2018 we are changing venue!! Held on first Saturday of the month upstairs in The Coffee House, Aberdeen, AB10 1JF, just round the corner from Belmont Street. Our monthly indoor arts & crafts market has over 20 stalls. Discover unique design led handmade products sold directly by the makers. It is a friendly and relaxed market and showcases an eclectic mix of artists and makers from the local area and with new makers and crafters every month, there will always be something new to see.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2088280914763813/


Baby Printing Session

Organiser: E Collection

Where: E Collection, Undy Green, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 1st September 2018
Time: 01:30PM-05:00PM

Description: For all the new and expectant parents, we have a baby printing session coming up in September, perfect for capturing those precious moments when growing is happening on a daily basis.

Come along and make prints of your baby’s feet that can then be framed and displayed in their nursery or made into thank you cards or announcement cards.

Print + Frame – £10

10 postcards (announcement or thank you) – £7.50

10 cards and envelopes (announcement or thank you) – £10

Printing takes around 20 minutes and slots are every 20 minutes from 13:00 – 17:00.

Book your place today by emailing e.hare0612@googlemail.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1583198371807185/


TSG Presents AFC Community Trust Family Fun Day/ Car Show 

Organiser: Track and Street Grampian

Where: Village Urban Resort, Aberdeen 

Date:  Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  09:00AM-04:30PM

Description:—Static Car Show/Family Fun Day

Charity Fundraiser

Lots Of Prizes to giveaway

Business Stalls -inside & out…

Trophies For Various Categories

Meet Angus the Bull

This Years event will be held on the 2nd of September and we are looking to pack it in with some of the same as last year .

We will have

 DJ on site

Face painter

indoor stalls

outdoor stalls

Starbucks

BBQ

and many more things to confirm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1885772361751149/


Chapelton Bike Ride & 5k Walk

 Organiser: Chapelton Bike Ride

Where: Hume Square, Stonehaven, AB39 8, United Kingdom

Date:  Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  09:30AM-04:00PM

Description: The Chapelton bike Ride & 5k walk will return for its third year, which has raised over £14,000 since its launch in 2016, for North East Sensory Services (NESS).  The event returns to the village of Chapelton, near Newtonhill, and promises a day of fun for all the family.

Sponsored by Burness Paull, the event has something for all ages and abilities, with the choice of either 42-mile and 12-mile bike routes for cyclists.

Families can take part in the 5k walk, sponsored by Brio Retirement Living, enjoying the beautiful surroundings of Elsick House.

Starting and finishing at Hume Square in Chapelton, the bike ride takes cyclists into the seaside town of Stonehaven, through Fetteresso and Durris Forests, before leading them towards Maryculter and the picturesque banks of the River Dee, then looping back round towards the characteristic village of Chapelton.

There will also be plenty of activities available for visitors and spectators, including live music from a variety of acts including R&B artist Rajiv, inflatable fun, arts and craft stalls, plus market stalls featuring delicious produce from local suppliers.

All funds raised from the event will go to North East Sensory Services, a charity that supports more than 6,500 people in the North-east with visual and hearing impairments.

Registration costs £15 per person for the 42-mile route, £5 per person for the 12-mile route, or £50 for a team of four in the 42-mile route, and £15 for a team of four for the 12-mile cycle.  The 5k walk is free to enter, but all participants must register via the website.

For more information or to register visit www.chapeltonbikeride.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1891604984234462/


CLAN at the Castle 2018

Organiser: CLAN Cancer Support

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5

Date:  Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: CLAN at the Castle is back for 2018!

Join us within the heart of Aberdeenshire, for CLAN at the Castle, sponsored walk & fun day.

On Sunday 2nd September, the stunning Crathes Castle grounds will provide the backdrop for CLAN at the Castle, sponsored walk & fun day and kick off our Go Purple for CLAN campaign.

Set in the extensive grounds of the 16th-century castle, CLAN will host a fun day and sponsored walk, with three different routes:  The Banchory Big One (12.3 miles), The Crathes Crawl (5.7 miles) and the Milton Mile (1.25 miles).  The Event Village will host a range of inflatables as well as food and drink.  The day promises to offer something for everyone in the heart of the Royal Deeside countryside.

We welcome corporate entrants, as well as individuals and groups, to both the sponsored walk and the fun day.  Details on entry prices can be found on our website, https://clanhouse.org/fundraising/annual-events/clan-landmark-walk

We still require several volunteers to help with the smooth running of the event from walker registration, start and finish lines, handing out refreshments, marshalling and helping in the event village and fun day.

Crathes Castle is located just a short drive from Aberdeen, with free parking on site. There is also a regular bus service which stops at the entrance to the Castle.

For more information, or to sign up to for one of the sponsored walks or as a volunteer, please visit http://clanhouse.org/fundraising/annual-events/clan-landmark-walk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/233509607434170/


Balance Bikers at Chapelton Bike Ride 

Organiser: Balance Bikers

Where: Chapleton of Elsick

Date: Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  10:00AM-01:00PM

Description: We’re supporting the Chapleton Bike Ride this year, raising money for North East Sensory Services!

We’ll have our drop-in-and-ride adventure zone available for all children aged between 18 months and 5 years old.  We use the British Cycling approach to coaching, no matter what your age or ability we can help improve your confidence on two wheels.

No booking required.  A donation to the events charity North East Sensory Services would be appreciated.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/489961504808275/


The Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen 

Organiser: The Jack & Jill Market

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

Date:  Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  10:30AM-01:00PM

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!

 SELLERS

 Book a stall to sell quality items you no longer use and keep 100% of what you make. To book visit http://www.jackandjillmarket.co.uk/

 Entry £1.50 Adults. Children free.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2056078577940448/


Indoor Car Boot Sale 

Organiser: Wee Toots Huntly

Where: Stewarts Hall, 15-17 Gordon Street, Huntly, AberdeenshireAB54 8AJ

Date:  Sunday 2nd September 2018
Time:  11:00AM-03:00PM

Description: Join us at the Stewarts Hall, Huntly, for an indoor car boot /table top sale in aid of Wee Toots Huntly under 5’s playgroup.

A great way to have a clear out or grab a bargain!

Tables are £12 each and are limited – these must be booked in advance by calling Ruth on 07739563656 or emailing weetootshuntly@hotmail.co.uk  – stall fees are to be paid in advance to secure your table.

Entry to the public is free, so pop in on the day and have a browse.

Wee Toots will be hosting their own table, so if you don’t have enough for a full table we will gladly take donations for us to sell for our group funds. Please get in touch with us if you have anything to donate.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2131996820459215/


Balance Bikers at Hazlehead – Tuesdays 

Organiser: Balance Bikers

Where: Hazlehead Park, Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen,  AB15 8BE

Date: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:15AM

Description: Suitable for all children and abilities between the ages of 18 months old to 5 years old. As British Cycling coaches we are experts in teaching children to ride.

Our sessions are FUN, CHALLENGING & PROGRESSIVE

Developing the riders CONFIDENCE is at the heart of what we do.

Whether you’re new to it all, or riding well already, this is the session for you!

Please let us know if you’d like to borrow a bike and helmet

 The session is held by Groats Road and not within Hazlehead Park.  We will meet near a small car park near the site of the former caravan park.  This is near the entrance to Harlaw Academy Playing Fields, accessed from Groats Road.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/484844351943273/?event_time_id=484844368609938


Balance Bikers at Westburn Park – Thursdays

Organiser: Balance Bikers

Where: Westburn Park, Aberdeen

 Date:  Thursday 6th September 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:15AM

Description: Suitable for all children and abilities between the ages of 18 months old to 5 years old.

As British Cycling coaches we are experts in teaching children to ride.

Our sessions are FUN, CHALLENGING & PROGRESSIVE

Developing the riders CONFIDENCE is at the heart of what we do.

Whether you’re new to it all, or riding well already, this is the session for you!

Please let us know if you’d like to borrow a bike and helmet

  We will meet behind the playpark and skatepark within Westburn Park

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/477867759306156/?event_time_id=477867809306151


Ferryhill Kids – Friday Fun! 

Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, Aberdeen

Date:  Friday 7th Septmber 2018
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.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/528889630872926/?event_time_id=528889677539588


One for the Adults…

Cheryls Charity Masquerade Ball

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

Date:  Friday 7th September 2018
Time:  07:00PM-10:00PM

Description: Hi, Cheryl and her friends originally started

fundraising for a piece of chest physio equipment to help Cheryl live healthier longer life with her Cystic Fibrosis. Which We smashed and have raised an amazing amount of money!

Cheryl has now purchased the vest which is just amazing and making a huge difference to her health!! Well done to everyone coming together and raising this money!!!

Now she has reached her target she would also like help others who also suffer from Cystic Fibrosis in Grampian. The funds raised by this event will be shared out between ARI Cystic Fibrosis Team, The Leanne fund and the Eve Rose foundation . All of which have helped Cheryl enormously through out her life with Cystic Fibrosis.

Tickets £47pp

Buy table of ten for only £40pp

Phone: 07985144266

email: cherylsmaskedball@gmail.com or contact us on Facebook for tickets

Arrival glass of fizz

3 course meal and Wine

Music by the amazing Manhattan function band

Amazing Raffle prizes to be won!!

Prize for best dressed couple!

Contact me on here or via email for more information on tickets etc.

Hope you all can come along for an amazing night and help us raise as much as we can!

Thank you

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1994020604250356/


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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