What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 29th February – 6th March 2020

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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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Coastal Play 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre 

Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  09:45 – 11:00

Description: Coastal Play is a children’s soft play area for children aged toddler to 10 (height restrictions will apply and take precedence over age).

 We provide a huge play area that includes 2 Bouncy Castles, one with slide, Soft Play Pods & Shapes, plus Bouncers, Inflatable Pitch and toddler area. It’s a great space for running around and letting off some steam – especially when the weather outside’s not so nice!

 Coastal Cafe provides a seating area where parents can see children at all times while enjoying a coffee and snack.

 Numbers are limited, so please call us on 01569 731320 to reserve your space.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/824468974690700/


Macro Magic 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Council Countryside Ranger Service

Where: Den of Maidencraig Nature Reserve

 Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  10:00 – 13:00

Description: Get up close and personal with minibeasts, plants and other micro inhabitants of the nature reserve.

Get up close and personal with minibeasts, plants and other micro inhabitants of the nature reserve. Learn or practise using the close-up macro settings on your camera or simply use your mobile phone, giving you a chance to see how these animals live and record their images.

This event is suited to adults and older children. Please bring a packed lunch and wear sturdy footwear and clothing suitable for the weather. And don’t forget a camera!

Places for each event will become bookable 2 months in advance. Please note a space must be booked for all attendees including parents. Most events are free to attend but donations to support the Countryside Ranger Service are appreciated. Please keep in mind that each 3-hour event costs us approximately £6 per participant to deliver.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/380532569559551/


NCT Nearly New Sale – Cults Academy

 Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Cults Academy

Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  11:00 – 12:30

Description: It’s time for our Nearly New Sale.

Our friendly volunteers are on hand for advice and help during the sale, if you have a shopping list ask a volunteer to point you in the right direction.

We will lend you a shopping bag to collect your goodies in then we have a one stop checkout with chip and pin facilities, also a reclaim area where large bulky items can be purchased and safely left whilst you continue to shop.

Cosy jackets, snowsuits, boots, cots, toys, highchairs, walkers, puzzles, bouncy chairs, bikes, ride on’s, bumbo’s, stair gates, more toys, books, DVD’s, lego, play kitchens, computer games, curtains, lampshades, bedding, maternity equipment & clothing, dressing up clothes, play work stations, more toys, moses baskets, prams, slings, re-useable nappies, clothes carefully displayed from newborn up to approx 10 years, scooters, strollers, carriers, playmats, bouncy chairs, jumperoo’s, travel cots, kids furniture – all dependant on what our sellers decide to bring!

We can’t sell baby car seats or non PAT tested items that require a plug.

Our sales are 100% powered by volunteers and a % of the takings goes back into the NCT the UK’s largest parenting charity to support work locally and nationally.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2236110636692951/


Mother and Daughter Day 

Organiser: Porty Morocco 2020

Where: Porty Morocco 2020 

Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  12:00 – 15:00

Description: We are hosting a Mother and Daughter event for ladies of all ages from 5-95! at Portlethen Academy on Saturday the 29th of February 2020.

At our event we shall have stalls selling beauty products and home wear. The event will showcase live entertainment from local school age pupils. There will be a prosecco bar with food and lots of sweet goodies! We will have Disney princesses doing face paints and glitter tattoos.

We hope that you are able to come along with your mother and/or daughter, best friends, auntie or neighbour, please don’t feel restricted!

Tickets will be £15 for 2 including a free glass of prosecco/ soft drink/tea and coffee and finger food. Extra prosecco and softs drinks will be available to purchase. To purchase tickets please contact us through of the Morocco 2020 team or through PAYPAL.ME/PortyMorocco2020

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/193952075087581/


Raising a Deaf Child Information Session 

Organiser: National Deaf Children’s Society Scotland

Where: Aberdeen Methodist Church 

Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  13:00 – 16:00

Description: Is your child aged 5-13? Come along to our free event in Aberdeen to find out more about supporting your deaf child as they grow up.

Contact: 0121 234 9832 or events@ndcs.org.uk

Booking form: https://bit.ly/2QdSCBt

The Raising a Deaf Child course is an interactive and fun course for families with deaf children. The course provides information around supporting your deaf child within and outside of the home. Topics that are covered include: communicating with your deaf child, dealing with emotions, managing challenging behaviours, managing frustration, praise and engaging with wider family members.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2873494579378646/


Infant and Child First Aid awareness 

Organiser: Little Lives First Aid

Where: Ruthrieston Community Centre 

Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  13:30 – 16:30

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/1269270816613466/


OTTERS 

Organiser: Aberdeen Wildlife Watch

Where: Aberdeen Wildlife Watch

 Date:  Saturday 29th February 2020 Time:  14:00 – 17:00

Description: Go looking for Otters and other wildlife at Seaton Park

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/184626909527885/


Preloved Mother, Baby & Child Sale / Soup, Sandwich & Homebakes

 Organiser: Kennethmont Toddlers

Where: Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom 

Date:  Sunday 1st March 2020 Time:  10:00 – 14:00

Description: Rannes Hall, Kennethmont

Sunday 1st March 2020

10 – 2

Pre-loved sale of mother, baby and child clothes, equipment, toys, etc in the main hall.

Soup, sandwich and home-bakes will also be available in the small hall.

Raffle tickets available on the day and on request before the event.

FOR SELLERS:

We are on the look out for items to sell. 25% of all items sold will go to Kennethmont Toddlers fundraising (charity number: SC015752). The remaining will be returned to the seller. Each seller will be allocated a seller number and must clearly label each item for sale with this seller number and price. Bundled items must be securely grouped together preferably in a sandwich bag. Donated items are also welcome – 100% of the cost of these items will be donated to Kennethmont Toddlers. All items must be received prior to 9am on Sunday 1st March. Contact Kim on 07816170890 or DM Kennethmont Toddlers to arrange drop off / collection of goods and to receive your sellers number. All items / money must be collected by 4pm on Sunday 1st March unless alternative arrangements have been made.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/454154418803310/


Messy Play Newtonhill-Rumble In The Jungle! 

Organiser: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire

Where: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Sunday 1st March 2020 Time:  10:00 – 11:00

Description: Are you ready to Rumble? Join our messy herd for a ‘roarsome’ time at our Rumble in the Jungle party. Where your Little One’s can stomp with the elephants, go bananas with our monkeys and slither with the snakes!

With lots to explore including the Tiger Rice Tea Party, Jelly Snake Swamp, join the hippos for a Mud Bath the little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy until their hearts are content. All you have to do is come along and MESS AROUND and leave the cleaning up to us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/867384793717296/


Baby Massage for Dads

 Organiser: Nurtured Baby

Where: The Haven in Stonehaven

 Date:  Sunday 1st March 2020 Time:  10:30 – 12:00

Description: Baby Massage workshop for Dad will last approximately 60 minutes and Dads will get hands on with there little ones. We will also cover the benefits of baby massage and you will come away with a new skill and a greater confidence with your little one.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/193075245171136/


The Jungle Book 

Organiser: The Tivoli Theatre

Where: The Tivoli Theatre 

Date:  Sunday 1st March 2020 Time:  11:00 – 12:30

Description: Join Joseph Purdy Productions this March as The Jungle Book swings into The Tivoli Theatre.

Mowgli was a young boy who has been raised in the jungle by wolves but then comes under threat when the evil tiger threatens to kill him. Baloo and Bagheera agree to take the young boy to the village for his safety. Join us on this crazy adventure through the deep, dark depths of the jungle where you’ll be laughing and singing along to this live action family musical adventure – who knows what creatures we’ll meet along the way!

With a laugh a minute script with songs and dance for all ages – you’d be bear mad to miss it! Featuring brand new sparkling sets and glittering costumes you really will have an awfully roarsome time!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/727882327718071/


Tartan Tales – Aberdeen 

Organiser: Children’s Classic Concerts

Where: Music Hall Aberdeen 

Date:  Sunday 1st March 2020 Time:  14:30 – 15:30

Description: Join Owen, special guest, James Mackenzie (from CBeebies’ Molly and Mack) and the clans of our mighty mini-orchestra for a musical journey through the swirling mists of Scottish myths and legends!

Recommended for ages 4-12 but enjoyed by all the family.

More info here:   https://bit.ly/2N5QACk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2239653836134374/


Baby Massage and Movement Class 

Organiser: Nurtured Baby

Where: The Haven in Stonehaven 

Date:  Monday 2nd March 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.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2858344967551238/?event_time_id=2858344980884570


Creators Club at Kincorth Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Kincorth Library, Provost Watt Drive, Aberdeen, AB12 5NA 

Date:  Tuesday 3rd March 2020 Time:  15:30 – 16:15

Description: Let’s build together with themed creative sessions. Age 8-11 years. Booking essential.

To book, call 01224 872572 or email KincorthLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1057910544553939/?event_time_id=1057910557887271


Relaxed Soft Play at Smugglers Cove with We Too!

Organiser: We Too SC045895

Where: Codonas 

Date:  Tuesday 3rd March 2020 Time:  17:00 – 19:00

Description: Codonas are holding a relaxed session in Smugglers Cove  from 5.00pm – 7.00pm for Children with additional support needs in association with We Too!

Everyone is welcome to attend a relaxed session but will be informed of the session they are participating in so please do feel free to take along siblings and friends.

Should children be over the height restriction, there is a “feet on the floor policy” which means they cannot access the play frame area for Health & Safety.  However they are welcome into Smugglers Street and the other facilities.

Normal admission prices apply. The Smugglers Cove family restaurant will be open as usual for meals, drinks and snacks.

Psssttt – They have Starbucks! 😉

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2610903795613877/?event_time_id=2610903798947210


Creators Club at Woodside Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Woodside Library

 Date:  Wednesday 4th March 2020 Time:  15:30 – 16:15

Description: Let’s build together with themed creative sessions. Age 8-11 years. Booking essential.

To book, call 01224 484534 or email WoodsideLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/511107982825329/?event_time_id=511107992825328


Creators Club at Children’s Library

 Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Aberdeen City Libraries 

Date:  Wednesday 4th March 2020 Time:  16:00 – 17:15

Description: Let’s build together with themed creative sessions this New Year. Age 8-11 years. Booking essential.

To book, call 01224 652507 or email ChildrensLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2476788465893285/?event_time_id=2476788472559951


Infant and Child First Aid awareness

 Organiser: Little Lives First Aid

Where: Urban Wellness Hub 

Date:  Thursday 5th March 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/601556363957054/


Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.

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