What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 7th – 13th July 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**


Exclusively Highlands Summer Craft & Food fair

Organiser: Crathes Castle Garden & Estate and Exclusively Highlands

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

Date:  Friday 6th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Exclusively Highlands will be back in the Summer!

The finest Arts Craft & Foods, and for this year music come to Crathes Castle.  Throughout the first two floors of the Castle, the Horsemill, and in the Courtyard uniquely beautiful crafts and sumptuous fabulous foods will vie for your attention together with street food and great music.  From local Gins & Beer, watercolours & prints, aromatic candles, horncraft, glass & metal furniture  to Celtic tweeds, silverware, patisserie, seafood, local meats, cheese, Belgian chocolates, ceramics the list is extensive and all hand made in Scotland – a magical 3 days to choose from!

Refreshments will also be available from the Courtyard Cafe throughout the event.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/851377481709557/


Messy Play Ellon-Happimess

Organiser: Mess Around Aberdeenshire.

Where: Ellon Guide Hut, Station Brae, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 9DY 

Date:  Friday 6th July 2018
Time:  10:30AM-11:30AM

Description: Join our colourful wonderland, with magical messy activities set to raise hairs and spark imaginations. At Happimess, kids can enjoy activities such as pizza making and cupcake decoration, get messy with Glitter Sparkle Spaghetti and our mud kitchen or entertain with our king karaoke and diamond disco. The little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy to their hearts content. You and your little ones are sure to find your messy place at Happimess. All you have to do is come along Mess Around and leave the cleaning up to us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1246299548834932/


Baby & toddler morning

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm & Williams wonderful bookshop with lots of books

 Where: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, Dess, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5BJ

 Date:  Friday 6th July 2018
Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Come along to Belwade Farm and enjoy lots of fun with your little ones.

After the success of the first Baby and Toddler morning we have decided to do another.

Great social morning to spend with friends and meet new people. Biscuits & diluting juice will be included and for parents the bistro will be open if you fancy a tea, coffee or maybe lunch afterwards.

Activities will change so that we always have variety each time you visit. Have a stroll around out magical woodland introduce your little ones to some of our ponies before coming indoors and enjoying some nursery rhymes, music, stories, toys, crafts & more.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/379952225831042/


Family Ice Disco (Get Active Summer)

 Organiser: Linx Ice Arena

Where: Linx Ice Arena, Beach Promenade, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

 Date:  Friday 6th July 2018
Time: 07:00PM-08:30PM

Description: Our Family Ice Discos are a fun and exciting twist to the normal public ice skating sessions. Enjoy a night out with family and friends, whizzing around our fabulous ice rink to disco lights and the biggest chart hits from our resident DJ.

This session is open to all ages and abilities.

Booking Information:

Existing Sport Aberdeen members are entitled to attend promotional activities free of charge with a friend

Non-members are entitled to attend promotional activities as a pay and play customer, which also entitles them to bring a friend with them for free

All booking payments will be taken at the venue prior to the activity

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1960437767580265/


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Things to see & do with kids in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire


Indoor Beach at Bon Accord

 Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

 Date:  Saturday 7th July – 19th August 2018
Time:  10:00AM-06:00PM

Description: Not only will we be screening the World Cup and Wimbledon in our sports garden this summer (http://ow.ly/E5Sp30kpfpC), we are also bringing you an indoor beach. The beach will be open from 10am on Saturday the 7th of July and will be positioned in the lower atrium, across from Costa.

Need a break from shopping but not sure how to keep the kids entertained? If your little one loves playing in the sand, there will be plenty. You can also find a ball pool at our indoor beach! If you are looking for the perfect Instagram snap, we have lots of fun props including surfboards, rubber rings and a flamingo.

The indoor beach will be a constant in the lower atrium throughout the school holidays. We will also have a variety of different pop-up shops, beauty pods and fashion displays happening over the course of summer. The first of these will be The Body Shop, who will be providing beauty demos on the 7th of July. On the same day, Miss Selfridge will be out displaying some of their must have pieces. Revolution will be serving “mocktails on the beach” from 12pm on Saturday the 14th of July and Sunday the 15th of July and much more.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1772221189533544/


Skylines 1st Birthday Party

 Organiser: Skyline Trampoline Park

Where: Skyline Trampoline Park, Highclere Business Park, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

 Date: Saturday 7th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-06:00PM

Description: We are all SOOOO Excited!  It’s our 1st Birthday on the 7th of July. What a way to start our holidays with a big PARTY!  Who’s in?  We all are!

We will have lots going on all day so make sure you don’t miss out!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1935274936763693/


George Street Farmers’ Market & Sustainability Festival

Organiser: Aberdeen Climate Action

Where: George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1

 Date:  Saturday 7th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Come along to the first ever George Street Farmers’ Market & Sustainability Festival!

Held on George Street Aberdeen (Adjacent to Bon Accord & John Lewis) from 10am- 4pm.

It’s bound to be an excellent event for the whole family!

The Farmers’ Market will host a wide range of produce from local suppliers, bakers, growers and more! Get the opportunity to Taste & Buy some of the best local produce around!

Interested in sustainability? Our Sustainability Festival, running alongside the Farmers’ Market will host an array of fun, engaging and educational stands focusing on sustainability. Learn more about community growing, climate action, redistribution of surplus food… and more!

We can’t wait to see you all there – let’s pull together and showcase Aberdeen as a sustainable city!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/624883007855845/


Little Bounce at Bon Accord

 Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

 Date:  Saturday 7th July – 19th August 2018
Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Little Bounce is back again for another year!

Looking for ways to entertain the little ones over summer, when you are out and about shopping? We have it covered, every day from 7th July – 19th August between 10am – 4pm (weather permitting), find our bouncy castle out on the roof garden for Little Bounce.

If enjoying the bouncy castle, we ask that you make a donation to One Great Day the charity which supports The Archie Foundation and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

We have lots of family-friendly activities happening over summer, to keep up to date with what we have going on, check out our website: http://ow.ly/ZdmY30kB4qp.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/804272943111707


One Great Day at Union Square

Organiser: Union Square Aberdeen

Where: Union Square Aberdeen, Guild Square

 Date:  Saturday 7th July 2018
Time:  11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: One great day is an opportunity to raise money for charity and have a great day doing it! Communities and families from across the UK will be coming together to get involved in a day of family fun and charity challenge.

Here at Union Square we’re supporting Great Ormond St and The Archie Foundation, raising funds and awareness for two amazing charities.

Happening on Saturday 7th July from 11am ‘til 6pm, you can expect all sorts from face painting, stilt walkers to balloon modelling*!

So, come and join the fun and get ready for one great day!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/215469775934946/


Exhibition Explorers 

Organiser: The Barn

Where: The Barn, Burn o Bennie, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5QA

 Date:  Saturday 7th July 2018
Time:  11:00AM-02:00PM

Description: Exhibition Explorers: Printmaking

Explore the 80th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers showing work from 88 Wood Engravers from all over the world. Learn about the technique of Wood Engraving from local artists and make your own relief print to take home.

Suitable for 3+

Free, drop in.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/182744398957570/


Aberdeen – July 7/8th 

Organiser: Wacky World

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire AB24 5NR 

Date: Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  12:00PM-07:00PM

Description: Wacky World is a one of a kind inflatable pop up play arena coming to Aberdeen for just two days in July. Get the kids, family or partner active & make awesome memories. Take on our ultra-hype total wipeout style inflatable arena with a variety of games for the whole family to enjoy.

Early bird tickets start from just £9.99. Which includes 1h 30m’s in the awesome Wacky Arena. All you need is kids with plenty of energy & a camera for selfies. Expect Total Wipeout, Extreme Hungry Hippo’s, Assault Courses, Gladiator Duels + much much more.

Loved by over 100,000 fun goers nationwide, check out our 4.5./5 reviews. We have sessions for kids, families & adult only sessions.

Your Wacky World ticket includes:

1h-30m unlimited arena play.

Access to all total wipeout Inflatables.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/210850216374385/


Aberdeen – Free Child Car Seat Checks 

Organiser: Good Egg Safety

Where: Tesco, Laurel Drive, Aberdeen 

Date:  Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  9:00AM – 2:00PM

Description: Road Safety Scotland and Good Egg Safety are running FREE child car seat checking events over the summer.

During 2017, over half of child seats we checked across Scotland were fitted incorrectly.

Unfortunately, errors on seats are very easily made, but the great news is that they tend to be easy to fix. Our trained experts can help you ensure your child is safely strapped in.

It only takes 5 minutes to get your car seat checked if it’s already correctly fitted.

So come along for a quick and easy check of your little one’s car seat for total peace of mind that they’re travelling safely in 2018!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2009986782587632/


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Mosque Open Day and Exhibition 

Organiser: Masjid Alhikmah & Community Centre

Where: Masjid Alhikmah & Community Centre, 41 Nelson Street, Aberdeen 

Date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-03:00PM

Description: Masjid Alhikmah & Community Centre is a new purpose built mosque in the beautiful city of Aberdeen.

We are holding our first open day and Islam exhibition event on Sunday 8th July, 2018. This will be one of many open days to come in the future.

Join us with your family and friends for a view of the mosque, exhibition on Islam, watch a live prayer, ask any questions you may have, and of course, have some nice tasty refreshments on us

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/621583168221144/


Aberdeen VEGAN Festival 2018 

Organiser: Aberdeen Vegan Festival

Where: Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen AB24 5QH 

Date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  10:30AM-04:30PM

Description: Aberdeen Vegan Festival 2018 will take place for the second year running, on Sunday 8th July 2018 at Aberdeen Football Club in Aberdeen City Centre from 10:30am – 4:30pm.

There will be endless amount of free samples, discounts, food tasting, vegan food stalls including chocolate, cheese, cakes, takeaway food, animal sanctuaries, clothing and so much more.

There will also be some fabulous talks and demos on from some amazing people and businesses. You can find out more information about these on our website at veganfestival.co.uk

Admission is just £2 in advance or £3 on the door for adults and £1 for children. Under 5’s and carers go free this price includes entry into all speaker presentations and workshops.

For information about exhibiting, speaking, sponsoring the festival, volunteering on the day or anything else please email enquiries@veganfestival.co.uk

www.veganfestival.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1982008408725466/


Aqua Ceilidh 

Organiser: Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool

Where: Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool, Queen Elizabeth Park, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  11:00AM-12:00PM

Description: Stonehaven Folk Festival’s amazing Aqua Ceilidh in the Pool! (the band will play in the bandstand, not the pool!!) Come along to dance the Splashing White Sergeant, Eightsome Creel, Drip the Willow and more! Entrance with normal pool tickets – no additional charge.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/189538145200345/


The Bus Collection at Alford, Open Day

Organiser: The Bus Collection at Alford

Where: Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshrie AB33 8AE

 Date:  Sunday 8th July 2018
Time: 11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Come along and see buses and coaches from the 1930’s onwards that operated in and around Aberdeen. Enjoy a ride around the museum track and Alford on buses old and new. Free entry to the Open Day. Two lecture sessions by Keith Jones on public transport in Aberdeen City & Shire.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/181340515860183/


Spy Quest | The Cursed Diamond 

Organiser: Aberdeen Trinity Centre

Where: Aberdeen Trinity Centre, 155 Union Street, Aberdeen AB11 6BE

Date:  Sunday 8th July 2018
Time: 11:00AM-03:00PM

Description: SECRET AGENTS of all ages… Come and join us on Sunday 8th July in the Trinity Centre for a game like no other. Work together with your families to find clues, solves puzzles and meet with undercover spies in this unique experience.

David Goutcher, author and creator of Spy Quest will be hosting a live Spy Quest game and book signing and we need your help to catch the international jewel thief Franco Rodriguez.

Spy Quest is an online interactive game, similar to a modern day treasure hunt that utilises cutting edge technology such as A.R and integrates it with smart phones and tablets, to provide a unique mixed reality experience. This is very similar to the likes of Pokemon Go! Users can either download the free Spy Quest app on Apple devices or use the Spy Quest website to play. Players will also be able to utilise the free Wi-Fi within the centre.

All clues will be located within the Centre and it’s up to you to complete the quest. There are 7 missions to complete altogether. Each agent will be given a free code name and password on the day.

We look forward to welcoming you to Spy Quest.

#SpyQuestTrinity

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2157716521127346/


Mr Magic Man

Organiser:  Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool

Where: Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool, Queen Elizabeth Park, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

 Date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Time:  02:00Pm-03:00PM

Description: Part of the series of kids’ entertainment at the Pool this summer. Held under cover in the Green Room, beside the Paddling Pool. Be amazed at Mr Magic Man’s tricks! No additional ticket necessary – just buy or use your usual pool tickets.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2009304466055810/



Summer Play Programme

 Organiser: Aberdeen Play Forum

When & Where: Various locations, see poster for details

Description: We would like to announce our Summer programme throughout JULY

Aberdeen Play Forum’s Play Rangers will pop up in parks with their Loose Parts kit recyclable resources such aspipes, fabric and boxes which encourage children to tap into their imagination and lead their own play. We will also supply some fun, messy ingredients such as mud, gloop, foam, bubbles plus lots and lots of water! Old clothes, a towel and spare clothing to change into afterwards is highlyrecommended!

All ages welcome, most appeal to families with toddlers through to primary school age children.

All sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/930412560464648/


NCT Nappy Library 1st Birthday Meet 

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: St Francis Of Assisi Church, 231 Deeside Gardens, Aberdeen AB15 7

Date:  Monday 9th July 2018
Time: 10:00AM-11:30AM

Description: Come along and help us celebrate our first birthday on Monday 9th July from 10am to 11:30am. The Cloth Nappy Library will run alongside our Waddling to Toddling Group, which means there will be plenty of toys for the little ones to be played with!

All hires to be arranged in advance via the NCT Nappy Library Facebook Page (https://m.facebook.com/groups/249076735497385)

Please join this group to find out more information and to let us know how we can help you in your Cloth Nappy journey. This group is a great source of information if you have any questions about Cloth nappies.

We will also being doing some amazing giveaways over on the Facebook page – so please join us if you haven’t already!

We will do demos of our newborn and birth to potty Nappy kits as well as answer any queries you may have.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/193137931519554/


Summer Fun at Castle Fraser 

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

Where: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7LD 

Date:  Monday 9th July 2018
Time:  01:00PM-04:00PM

Description: Looking for something to entertain children over the summer holidays?

Then come along on the first 4 Mondays of the summer holidays and experience different themed activities and crafts.

Monday 9th July – Animals of Castle Fraser Estate

Join us to paint two stones with animal designs, lovely ladybirds, prickly hedgehogs, fearsome frogs and more! One to take home and one to hide for other visitors to enjoy. Try our quiz, Animals of Castle Fraser Estate, to learn more about the creatures living here and hunt for hidden stones left by other children. Then end your day by making an animal mask to take home.

Any creepy crawly fans out there? Of course there are! Come along to our Creepy Crawly themed day; take part in moth trap emptying and our minibeast trail. Then make your own Creepy Crawlies from Crazy caterpillars to balancing butterflies.

Located in the log cabin at Castle Fraser just behind the walled garden. They will be taking place from 1 pm – 4 pm and will be taking place over the first 4 weeks of the Summer Holidays.

Cost: Children: £3 Adults: Free

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/193105891321539/


Relax Kids – Pirate & Mermaid Adventures – Stonehaven 

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeenshire

Where: Stonehaven Community Education Centre, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Monday 9th July 2018
Time:  2:00PM-03:00PM

Description: For the month of July, send your child on a Pirate and Mermaid Adventure, where they will explore the depths of the ocean and find hidden treasure on mystical desert islands!

Children will also receive a Magical Adventure passport and themed stickers and activities to take home, keeping them relaxed and happy between sessions.

Classes run on Monday 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th July. £6/child, sibling discount available. Book all 4 for a fantastic magical adventure. Payment confirms your space

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/843501632511488/


FREE Just Relax Class 

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeenshire

Where: Stonehaven Community Education Centre, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Monday 9th July 2018
Time:  03:15PM-04:15PM

Description: Just Relax……just for adults!

I use the same beautifully simple 7 steps as Relax Kids to help you release stress, sleep better, support your health and immune system whilst sharing tips to relax the whole family and implement Relax Kids at home.

My first class on Monday 9th July, 3:15-4:15pm is FREE so please contact me to book. Two further classes will follow on Monday the 16th & 23rd July

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/208319816473007/


Creators Club at Ferryhill Library

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Ferryhill Library, Aberdeen 

Date: Monday 9th July 2018
Time: 03:30PM-04:15PM

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

To book, call 01224 581576 or email FerryhillLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk .

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/726951707672342/


Bounce in the Park 

Organiser: New Deer Football Club

Where: New Deer Pleasure Park, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  09:00AM-12:00PM

Description: **TICKETS ON SALE NOW**

Bounce in the Park will be back again this summer for the 3rd Year!

Fun for all ages!

In aid of New Deer Football Club

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1673635269395328/


Movement in the Museum 

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum
here: 
Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY

Date:  Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM & 11:30AM-2.30PM

Description: Join our dance artist for a fun interactive movement session, the perfect introduction to dance for young children.

10-11am (suitable for 3-5 yrs)

11.30am-2.30pm (suitable for 5-8 yrs)

£3 + booking free

Please ensure you choose the correct time depending on age group

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/230444020841361/


Summer Lego workshop – booking essential 

Organiser:  Beacon & Bucksburn Community Association

Where: Beacon & Bucksburn Community Association, Kepplehills Road, Aberdeen AB21 9PL 

Date: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-02:00PM

Description: BOOKING ESSENTIAL

This workshop will be capped to 20 children.

Come along and have fun there will be a minifigure design challenges and free build. Prizes for best minifigure.

Open to everyone of all ages.  If a child under 5 is attending a parent/ career would be asked to stay with your child.

£5.00 per child.

Please bring pack lunch and snacks.

To book please email; bbclaenquiries@gmail.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1448393818600191/


Under 5’s Loose Parts Play 

Organiser: Outdoor Woodland Learning School

Where: Bennachie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5HY 

Date: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time: 10:30AM-12:00PM

Description: A free play session in the forest, with mud kitchen, a craft, a campfire cooked snack, and all the wonderful loose parts the woodland provides. Come along for a morning of playing, fun, and making friends!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/455997384841679/


Little Stars – Bervie – Tuesdays 

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeen

Where: The Herd Centre, Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  11:45AM-12:15PM

Description: Little Stars Classes for children under 5 years old and their parent/carer.

Fun activity classes which includes songs, games, stretching and story visualisations.

Sessions help improve physical, communication and social skills. They help develop confidence, creativity and help your child learn valuable tools to sell calm.

Classes run for 4 weeks; 10th, 17th, 24th,31st July. Book one or all sessions.

To book your place please send me a message with the name and age of your child/ children. Confirmation of place is by payment of £4 per child by PayPal – jennifertaylor@relaxkids.com

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2087423648162678/


Family Forest Fun 

Organiser: Outdoor Woodland Leaning School

Where: Bennachie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5HY 

Date:  Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  01:00PM-02:30PM

Description: Come along for a play in the woods where we could build dens, make crafts, eat a campfire cooked snack, relax in a hammock for a while and lots more! 5-12 year olds. Parents stay for this one!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/185458372126921/


Creators Club at Kincorth Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Kincorth Community Centre 

Date:  Tuesday 10th July 2018
Time:  03:30PM-04:15PM

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

Free to attend but booking essential. To book, call 01224 872572 or email KincorthLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk .

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/360147514390249/


Wildlife Wednesday 

Organiser:  Bennachie Visitor Centre

Where: The Bennachie Visitor Centre, Pitcaple, Aberdeenshire AB51 5HY 

Date:  Wednesday 11th July 2018
Time:  10:30AM-12:00PM

Description: Why not come along and have some fun doing various activities such as pond dipping and minibeast hunts – all equipment supplied. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Bring wellies for the pond dipping. All welcome, children must be accompanied.

To book or for further information please contact the Garioch Ranger by email garioch.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk  or 07786 021781

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1696302053758165/


The Critter Keeper 

Where: Deveronside Community Social Club, 3 Duncan Street, Banff, Aberdeenshire AB45 1EQ 

Date: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Time:  01:00PM-04:00PM

Description: Come along and meet the critters.

Raising money for Macduff Boxing Club and Turriff United Ladies Football Club. Numbers are limited but will hold a second session the same day if enough interest. Cost is £5 per person (payable on booking) and includes juice and crisps. PM through Facebook event page to book.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/576737789362484/


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Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project 

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen AB24 5TU 

Date:  Wednesday 11th July 2018
Time:  01:00PM-05:00PM

Description: Join us every Wednesday afternoon during the summer holidays for the chance to find out more about the Harbour expansion project and take part in fun activities.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2031030823829202/


Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge at Cornhill Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Cornhill Library, Aberdeen 

Date:  Wednesday 11th July 2018
Time:  02:30PM-03:30PM

Description: Join us for a Summer Reading Challenge themed story and craft session

Age 4-12 Years | Booking essential.

Take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland during the holidays. This year we’ll celebrate 80 years of The Beano with children following clues to explore Beanotown, meeting old favourites including Dennis and Gnasher and helping them find mysterious buried treasure!

Read books from any Aberdeen City Library and receive rewards along the way throughout the holidays. Join in the fun at one of these special events for children taking part in the Challenge.

The Challenge is suitable for children aged 4-12. Children under 4 can take part in a mini Challenge and collect a special Bookbug medal and certificate.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1571733802935699/


Hour of Code at Cove Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Cove Library, Cove Bay, Aberdeen 

Date: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Time:  02:45PM-03:45PM

Description: Learn to code your own computer game in Scratch at one of our Hour of Code sessions.

No coding experience required. Suitable for ages 8-12.

Free event but spaces are limited so booking essential.

To book, call 01224 245350 or email CoveLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2119131961692459/


Free! Maritime Makers 

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY 

Date:  Thursday 12th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-12:00AM

Description:  10am-12 noon: (suitable for 3-12 yrs)

Booking required for the morning sessions.

2-4pm: (3-12 yrs)

Afternoon sessions are drop-in, all welcome – no need to book

Fun, free, maritime-themed craft activities led by experienced makers. All materials provided.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/557832084617216/


New Baby Carrying Workshop 

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: Close and Calm Malcolm House, Malcolm Road, Aberdeen AB21 9LN 

Date:  Thursday 12th July 2018
Time:  10:00PM-12:00PM

Description: This two hour workshop will include:

*Key Safety Points

*What to dress your baby in when carrying

*How to master your Baby Box Wrap

*An introduction to other carrier types

*A chance to try on other carrier types

*Follow up help and advice.

The workshop will run from 10am -12pm.

This workshop is ideally suited for those with babies from birth – 4 months.

Cost: £15 per person

To book in please click ‘going’ in the Facebook event page and message the page to arrange for the workshop payment and consultation form 🙂

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/186739398697717/


Junior Board Games Club 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Aberdeen City Libraries, Central Library, Aberdeen 

Date: Thursday 12th July 2018
Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM

Description: A child-friendly board game club for ages 8+. Booking essential as places are limited.

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

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1995706077411150/


Relax Kids – Pirate & Mermaid Adventures- Bervie 

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeenshire

Where: Burgh Hall, Farquhar Street, Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Thursday 12th July 2018
Time:  02:00PM-03:00PM

Description: For the month of July, send your child on a Pirate and Mermaid Adventure, where they will explore the depths of the ocean and find hidden treasure on mystical desert islands!

Children will also receive a Magical Adventure passport and themed stickers and activities to take home, keeping them relaxed and happy between sessions.

Classes run on Thursdays 2-3pm 12th, 19th, 26th July & 2nd August. 6/child, sibling discount available. Book all 4 for a fantastic magical adventure. Payment confirms your space

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/429947237472947/


Chill Skills – Age 11-16 Bervie 

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeenshire

Where: Burgh Hall,Farquhar Street, Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 13th July 2018
Time:  12:00PM-01:00PM

Description:  The Workshops have been devised to help raise self-esteem and confidence, support the development of healthy behaviour and help raise the achievement for children.

Each session will incorporate relaxation techniques, positive affirmations, and visualisations, breathing exercises as well as games, massage, exercises and discussion. Topics such as positive thinking, stress management, anger management, healthy living, looking after the self and happiness will be covered.

After each session, children receive work sheets with a variety of activities to help them continue their personal work. These will include mood diaries, goal sheets, vision planning, affirmations and exercises to practice at home.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2149714938640289/


Little Stars – Stonehaven – Fridays

Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer – Aberdeenshire

Where: Stonehaven Community Education Centre, Bath Street, Stonehaven 

Date: Friday 13th July 2018
Time:  02:00PM-02:30PM

Description: Little Stars Classes for children under 5 years old and their parent/carer.

Fun activity classes which includes songs, games, stretching and story visualisations.

Sessions help improve physical, communication and social skills. They help develop confidence, creativity and help your child learn valuable tools to sell calm.

Classes run for 4 weeks; 13th, 20th, 27th July & 3rd August.

Book one or all sessions.

To book your place please send me a message with the name and age of your child/ children. Confirmation of place is by payment of £4 per child by PayPal – jennifertaylor@relaxkids.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2569334713292523/


Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge at Kincorth Library

 Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Aberdeen City Libraries, Kincorth Library 

Date: Friday 13th July 2018
Time:  02:30PM-03:30PM

Description: Join us for a Summer Reading Challenge themed story and craft session

Age 4-12 Years | Booking essential.

Take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland during the holidays. This year we’ll celebrate 80 years of The Beano with children following clues to explore Beanotown, meeting old favourites including Dennis and Gnasher and helping them find mysterious buried treasure!

Read books from any Aberdeen City Library and receive rewards along the way throughout the holidays. Join in the fun at one of these special events for children taking part in the Challenge.

The Challenge is suitable for children aged 4-12. Children under 4 can take part in a mini Challenge and collect a special Bookbug medal and certificate

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403289313480119/


Chill Skills – Age 11-16 Stonehaven

 Organiser: Relax Kids With Jennifer- Aberdeenshire

Where: Stonehaven Community Education Centre, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Friday 13th July 2018
Time: 03:00PM-04:00PM

Description: The Workshops have been devised to help raise self-esteem and confidence, support the development of healthy behaviour and help raise the achievement for children.

Each session will incorporate relaxation techniques, positive affirmations, and visualisations, breathing exercises as well as games, massage, exercises and discussion. Topics such as positive thinking, stress management, anger management, healthy living, looking after the self and happiness will be covered.

After each session, children receive work sheets with a variety of activities to help them continue their personal work. These will include mood diaries, goal sheets, vision planning, affirmations and exercises to practice at home.

Fridays 3-4pm ; 13th, 20th July & 3rd August

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/213514749466857/


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!


If you have an event you would like listed in a future ‘What’s on’ post and event calendar drop us an email at mimi@mummymimi.co.uk or contact us over on Facebook

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

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