What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 4th – 10th January 2020

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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Bring a buddy week! 

Organiser: Stonehaven parkrun

Where: Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven 

Date:  Saturday 4th January 2020 Time:  09:30 – 12:30

Description: Make parkrun part of your 2020 plans!

Traditionally the first Saturday of the year sees a big increase in signs ups and attendance to parkrun. We would like to keep this tradition going and are encouraging you all to bring someone along to Stonehaven parkrun who hasn’t joined us before.

Remember: You can run, jog or walk, take 20 minutes or an hour and 20 minutes, you can have a dog on a lead or push a buggy, you can be 4 or 104… parkrun is for everyone!

Find out more about our parkrun here: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/stonehaven

sign up to get your barcode if you’re new: https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/

See you on Saturday! 9.15am for first timers briefing, parkrun starts at 9.30am, Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/996573150699540/


Dinky Doctors ages 5-8years 

Organiser: Dinky Doctors

Where: Inverurie Town Hall

 Date:  Saturday 4th January 2020 Time:  10:00 – 11:30

Description: Interactive and fun First Aid Training at the Dinky Doctor School.For ages 5-8 years (approx).

Learn Life Saving Skills with Dinky Characters and Teddies to graduate as a Dinky Doctor. Tickets Non-refundable.

Exchangeable to another participant. Parents/Carers can leave during session, however, must leave a contactable number in case of any emergency and MUST return before the session ends to collect child.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/966063743780325/


The Wonderful World of Weather 

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre 

Date:  Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th  January 2020 Time:  10:00 – 17:00

Description: The wonderful world of weather features shows, workshops and activities. Learn about the water cycle in our make it rain workshop.

Every wonder if every snowflake is really unique? Find out in there’s no show like the snow show!

Why not make a pinwheel to find wind direction and speed? Lots of fun for your budding meteorologist.

No need to book in advance. Standard entry fees apply

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/449048052386465/


The McDougalls: New Year Party Show 

Organiser: The McDougalls

Where: Aberdeen Arts Centre 

Date:  Saturday 4th January 2020 Time:  13:00 – 14:00

Description: Join Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit as they get ready for the biggest and best party of the year – and you’re invited too!

There will be games, songs, dances and lots of festive fun. The party invitations have all been sent out, but what magical characters will turn up?

Find out in this spectacular stage show, packed with festive singalong songs, audience participation and musical mayhem. The perfect treat for little ones this winter! Come dressed for a PARTY!

Running Time: 1 Hr Approx.Saturday 04 Jan 2020 1pm

https://www.aberdeenartscentre.com/january

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/602079753952378/


New Year Skate Party – Family Roller Disco, Aberdeen

 Organiser: United SK8S

Where: Beach Leisure Centre 

Date:  Saturday 4th January 2020 Time:  15:00 – 17:00

Description: Join us for our very first  Family Roller disco session of 2020 Aberdeen skaters!

Let’s Roll into the New Year and start as we mean to go on!

Skates for hire and fab tunes to skate to. Fancy a new challenge for 2020, you may just find it here.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/581576699320840/


Dinky Doctors Age 5-8 years

Organiser: Dinky Doctors

Where: Dalrymple Hall

Date:  Sunday 5th January 2020 Time:  13:00 – 14:30

Description: Interactive and fun First Aid Training at the Dinky Doctor School.For ages 5-8 years (approx).

Learn Life Saving Skills with Dinky Characters and Teddies to graduate as a Dinky Doctor.

Tickets Non-refundable. Exchangeable to another participant.

Parents/Carers can leave during session, however, must leave a contactable number in case of any emergency and MUST return before the session ends to collect child.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2590364657861918/


Infant Massage – Aberdeen West End 

Organiser: Bonding With Baby Aberdeen

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen 

Date:  Monday 6th January 2020 Time:  09:45 – 11:15

Description: IAIM Infant Massage 6 week Course for parent & baby from birth to pre-crawling stage.

Start from week 1 or 2 at the latest.

Find further info on http://www.bondingwithbabyaberdeen.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/568994683932250/


MooBorn Infant Massage 

Organiser: Moo Music Aberdeen

Where: Kingswells Community Centre 

Date:  Monday 6th January 2020 Time:  10:15 – 13:15

Description: Brand new Infant Massage Course starting Monday 6th January 2020 at Kingswells Community Centre 10.15-11.45am

The course is 5 weeks long and includes bottle of oil and parent instruction booklet Infant massage is a great way to start your parenting journey and a place to create a special bond between you and your little one.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/452617745629171/


Mother and Baby Yoga 

Organiser: Mother Meerkat – Tracy Kavanagh

Where: Mannofield Church 

Date:  Monday 6th January 2020 Time:  11:00 – 12:00

Description: Sign up for the next block of 6 classes! Suitable from 6 weeks old.

This fun class is specifically designed for new mothers and babies!

After the class join us at Cafe Connect for a cuppa and a chat.

£48 for the block of 6 classes.

Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1qA76oB9ZuvKC5iLBU2ZnruPFJTDBpJhWDuQLaNhf0HM/edit

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2802689253114624/


Infant Massage – Aberdeen West End 

Organiser: Bonding With Baby Aberdeen

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen 

Date:  Monday 6th January 2020 Time:  11:30 – 13:00

Description: IAIM Infant Massage 6 week Course for parent & baby from birth to pre-crawling stage.

Start from week 1 or 2 at the latest.

Find further info on http://www.bondingwithbabyaberdeen.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2448423828708258/


Rhythm Kids – Aberdeen West End 

Organiser: Bonding With Baby Aberdeen

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen 

Date:  Monday 6th January 2020 Time:  13:15 – 14:45

Description: Rhythm Kids 6 week Course for parent & baby from birth to pre-walking stage.

Baby exercise and rhyme programme with focus on baby development and ideas to support this at home.

Start from week 1 or 2 at the latest.

Find further info on http://www.bondingwithbabyaberdeen.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2449369888644767/


Mum and Baby Yoga Kemnay

Organiser: Paradise Clinic Aberdeenshire

Where: Paradise Clinic Aberdeenshire, 2 Paradise Rd, AB515NB Kemnay

 Date:  Tuesday 7th January 2020 Time:  10:30 – 12:00

Description: I am excited to be teaching this uplifting yoga class for mums and babies in Kemnay!

I will show you how to do yoga with your baby and also some post natal yoga for you to help you relax and re-energise. This class promotes better sleep and enhances development in babies and also helps improve your posture. Please show your interest and tell your fellow mums about this class so more mums could benefit from this wonderfully relaxing class!

It’s £14 per class if it’s a drop in, or get a block booking of 4 classes at £40 and save £16.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/396331791128927/?event_time_id=396331947795578


Mandarin Bookbug 

Organiser: Confucius Institute Aberdeen

Where: Confucius Institute of the University of Aberdeen 

Date:  Thursday 9th January 2020 Time:  10:30 – 11:00

Description: Join us for a fun, friendly session of Mandarin stories and songs for pre-school children and their families and carers.

You don’t have to be a Chinese speaker to enjoy the session, it’s a great opportunity to spend some time with your little one and maybe learn something new together.

Free and drop in.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/827011304385712/?event_time_id=827011314385711


The Snow Queen 

Organiser: North East Arts Touring (NEAT)

Where: New Deer Public Hall 

Date:  Thursday 9th January 2020 Time:  18:00 – 20:00

Description: Northumberland Theatre Company Special Festive Offer!

Treat a loved one to a memorable gift this Christmas

If tickets are bought in advance Adult £9 / Child £5

On the door prices – Adult £10 / Child £6

How far would you go to save your best friend? Gerda and Kay are the very best, better than best friends. When Kay is swept away by the Snow Queen to the Land of Snow and Ice, Gerda knows exactly what to do. She must set off on a journey to find him.

Join Gerda and her band of fearless helpers – Crow and Reindeer – on their quest to find Kay and rescue him from the Snow Queen’s Palace before his heart turns to ice. ‘The Snow Queen’ is a timeless classic, perfect for adults and children alike and deals with universal issues such as the struggle between good and evil.

Northumberland Theatre Company’s specialise in family theatre, particularly in rural areas. They toured, ‘The Little Maid Who Danced To Every Mood’ with Live & Local in 2018. This is another chance to see this fantastic company bring their inventive storytelling and high-on-theatricality gems that are winners with young kids. This musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s much loved fairy tale by Gillian Juckes and Rick Juckes. Gillian recently co-wrote with Jimmy McGovern the BBC1 drama, Care with Alison Steadman and Sheridan Smith. Both have many years’ experience of writing drama, music and songs for theatre, TV and radio.

Ticket Price

Special Festive Offer

Treat a loved one to a memorable gift this Christmas

If tickets are bought in advance Adult £9 / Child £5

On the door prices – Adult £10 / Child £6

Box Office

The Pharmacy, New Deer (01771 644217)

Food for Thought, New Deer (01771 644366)

Tickets also available on the door but booking advisable.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/419771152231763/


2 hour Baby & Child First Aid Class

 Organiser: Mini First Aid Aberdeen

Where: Airyhall Community Centre

 Date:  Friday 10th January 2020 Time:  14:00 – 16:00

Description: FREE onsite parking

BABIES WELCOME

Please note that following payment no refunds will be issued if you cancel your booking or you are not able to attend the class.

Transfers to another class may be considered where possible. At the class you will have the opportunity to purchase some first aid items, so you may want to bring a small amount of cash with you however card payments are also accepted. I look forward to seeing you there.

Kind Regards, Sarah 07908 400345

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/449798979029022/


Relax Kids – Brilliant Me

 Organiser: Relax Kids Aberdeen with Karen

Where: Corbie Hall, Maryculter 

Date:  Friday 10th January 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 karenrelaxkids@yahoo.com to book

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1756881414437015/


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

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