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**
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Relax Kids – Brilliant Me
Organiser: Relax Kids Aberdeen with Karen
Where: Corbie Hall, Maryculter
Date: Friday 21st February 2020 Time: 16:30 – 17:15
Description: Our Brilliant Me theme is all about celebrating ourselves! We will use our 7 steps of Move, Play, Stretch, Feel, Breathe, Believe and Relax to take us through our Brilliant class.
£5 per child.
Best suited for ages 5-10 years (approx)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/601087980662803/
Family Quiz Night – 21st February 2020
Organiser: Bennachie Leisure Centre
Where: Bennachie Leisure Centre
Date: Friday 21st February 2020 Time: 18:30 – 21:30
Description: Family Quiz night is back!!
It’s a great night with questions suitable for all ages.
Prizes for winning team, best team name and last place team.
Tickets from the centre in advance or on the door
£3.00 adult and £2.00 child under 14yrs.
Max. 4 adults per team but as many children as you’d like.
This event sold out last year so please buy your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2461624067410511/
Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums
Where: Cowdray Hall
Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020 Time: 10:30 – 12:00
Description: Enjoy a night out with your little ones – during the daytime!
With a big dance floor (loads of crawl space), baby and toddler-friendly games and essential tunes, we’ll get you and your babies moving and grooving!
Suitable for under 5s and their adults
£6 per child (0-5) + booking fee.
Parent / carer free
Forest Fun @ Fairy Woods
Organiser: Aden Country Park Fairy Woods
Where: Aden Country Park
Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020 Time: 10:30 – 12:30
Description: Come along for some forest fun for the first of our forest club sessions this year. We will be getting to know the site with our new teepees there will be lots of Forest fun along with arts & crafts we will finish off with as snacks on campfire.
All ages welcome however, we would ask parents to stay, the event starts 10.30am to 12.30. If you would like to join us please message our page. The cost of tickets £10 per child (under 2’s free) adults are free
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/487117628902112/
OWLS CIC Bennachie Saturday Club
Organiser: Outdoor Woodland Learning School – OWLS CIC
Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020 Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Description: These sessions are child-led so children can ‘go do what they need to do,’ and feel great!! Our staff will be on hand to ensure that the children have a wide range of opportunities to explore and investigate imaginatively, as well as teach children the practical skills they need to handle tools and equipment safely.
So come along and give it a try – create imaginative games, make new friends, build dens, light fires, cook on a campfire, relax and dream in hammocks, test your balancing skills, enjoy nature, and more!!
£10 per 2 hour session. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
Campfire cooked snack and drink included. Unaccompanied 5-12 years (under 5’s accompanied by an adult please).
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2252503934851243/
AFC Community Trust Day | Aberdeen v Ross County
Organiser: Aberdeen Football Club
Where: Pittodrie Stadium
Date: Saturday 22nd February 2020 Time: 15:00 – 16:45
Description: The Dons will take on Ross County on league duty at Pittodrie on Saturday 22nd February with a 3pm kick-off.
To celebrate the ongoing success of our partner charity Aberdeen FC Community Trust (AFCCT), this match has been designated as this season’s AFC Community Trust Day!
This fixture, now in its 4th season, will take on additional significance with the club and AFCCT winning ‘Best Professional Club’ in the prestigious 2019 UEFA Grassroots Awards!
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/191323112245785/
Magic School – Illusions: Little Explorer Days
Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre
Where: Aberdeen Science Centre
Date: Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February 2020 Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Description: Come along to our Wizard School – Illusions: Little Explorer Days
We’ll be making hovering butterflies in our Levitation Workshop and investigating optical illusions in our Duck! Rabbit! Story Session. The magic continues with drop-in activities including blooming paper flowers on the Exhibition Floor.
Little Explorer Days are special event days designed for 2 – 5 year olds.
There is no need to book in advance. Standard entry fees apply
Granite Noir 2020 – CSI: Crime Squirrel Investigators
Organiser: Granite Noir Crime Writing Festival
Where: Central Library, Aberdeen
Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Description: For wee ones ages 3-6 years
Rosie’s secret hazelnut store has been ransacked, and best friend Charlie agrees to help her find the naughty nut thief – but the only clues are nutshells! As you help them discover the thief you’ll find out about the different ways animals eat nuts
Author and CBeebies screenwriter Emily Dodd brings her scientific knowledge to this quirky investigative event. You’ll learn how to identify different animals and get to take part in the woodpecker hip hop track as Emily sings, raps and plays guitar.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/546686832837009/
Aberdeen’s Affordable Vintage Market
Where: Aberdeen Arts Centre
Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 Time: 11:00 – 16:00
Description: The UK’s best loved vintage fair visits Aberdeen for a gorgeous Spring special!
Shop quality vintage, handmade, reworked and retro from the UK’s best traders.
Judy’s handpick the finest vintage traders in the UK to ensure a diverse and affordable shopping experience for all.
You can expect fashion, accessories & collectables from 1940s – 1990s
Be unique, spend less, buy vintage!
Entry £2 – Under 12s free!
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/493864664670020/
Great Scot: Free Walking Tour of Old Aberdeen
Organiser: Scot Free Tours Aberdeen
Where: Mercat Cross
Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 Time: 12:00 – 13:30
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 is free. Donations are welcome. Walk-ups are welcome but to guarantee your place on the tour, reserve a place.
Where: Starsparks, The Haven, 3 Market Square Buildings, AB39 2BY Stonehaven
Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020 Time: 18:00 – 19:00
Description: Pregnancy is a time of great changes and yoga is a wonderful way to explore them. People often find their first experience with yoga is pregnancy and this is open to beginners to more experienced Yoginis. Through gentle, slow movement, breathing (pranayama), mindfulness, meditation and most importantly relaxation, we spend an hour listening to our body, mind, heart.
This class was created to connect with like-minded Mums and to maybe find the support of a tribe, when you need it most. Welcome to attend class after your first trimester scan ( usually 12 weeks).
£7 drop-in / book online and block booking all available. I like to keep things as flexible as possible to encourage you to listen to your own intuition as a mother of what works best for you and your baby.
Baby Massage and Movement Class
Organiser: Nurtured Baby
Where: The Haven in Stonehaven
Date: Monday 24th February 2020 Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Description: Massage and Movement classes incorporate movement, music and rhyme as well as sensory play activities. along side massage and yoga.
The sessions create bonds and connections between individuals; and help to enhance your child’s development.
This class is suitable from approximately 12 weeks up to pre-walkers.
You do not need any previous experience of baby massage, but it is an ideal follow-on to a baby massage course.
Stonehaven Air Cadets Open Evenings
Organiser: 1297 Stonehaven Squadron, Air Training Corps
Where: Beachgate Lane, Stonehaven, AB39 2BD
Date: Monday 24th & Thursday 27th February 2020 Time: 19:30 – 21:00
Description: OPEN EVENINGS – MON 24th & THURS 27th
Come along to our open nights and see what we get up to.
Open to ages 12 to 17. Prospective cadets and parents are welcome to learn more about the Air Cadets and the opportunities we have to offer. Drop in at any time between 7:30 – 9:00 PM.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/254299448890899/
Love Rara Parent Group
Organiser: Love Rara
Where: Love Rara, Beach Leisure Centre, AB24 5NR Aberdeen
Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020 Time: 10:00 – 11:00
Description: Here at Love Rara we feel community is a huge part of who we are, we decided to open our doors and have monthly meets for parents with little ones.
This event is free to attend, it is a social gathering for local mums, dads, grannies, granddads, guardians, childminders anyone who has children to connect with others and share stories.
Infant and Child First Aid awareness
Organiser: Little Lives First Aid
Where: Banchory-Ternan West Parish Church
Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020 Time: 18:30 – 21:30
Description: This 3 hour course specifically covers the age range birth to puberty. It is deal for Parents to be, Parents and Grandparents. A relaxed session with no test papers, but covers key subjects that we all worry about with children.Young babies are welcome to attend too.
The course is delivered by Fran – a Paramedic with 16 years experience and Mum of 2!
The cost is £30pp, or £25pp if a couple from same household. This includes refreshments, a certificate of attendance, a memory jogger and a first aid manual – perfect for refresher purposes.
For more info or to book, please check out my website: www.littlelivesfirstaid.co.uk
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/625588601510485/