What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (1st -7th October 2016) | Mummy Mimi


New To You Baby & Kids 2nd-hand Market

Where: Westdyke Leisure Centre, 4 Westdyke Ave, Westhill, AB32 6QX

Date: Saturday 1st October 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Price: £2 entry

Description: Come along and grab a bargain!! Perfect for upcoming Christmas, new or expecting babies, kids items etc.

All money raised will be donated to Denman Playgroup. Please come support your local playgroup. Make some money as sellers or save some money as buyers!! All welcome.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/denmanplaygroup/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1844229099143450/

Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts

Where: Methodist Church – Crown Terrace, AB11 6HE Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 1st October 2016
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Free Entry

Description: The stallholders are….

Crafty Wee Birdie, Knitty Kitty Bang Bang, Dear George, Rose Bud Annie, Ginger Georgie Gifts,
In the Round Handknits, Curiously Charmed, Mama Bear Cards, Handmade By Leenu,
Hannah Bakes Cakes, Snowdrop Candles, Sarah Coonan, Quirky Creations feat Craig Munro,
Johnny Forbes Photography, Whimsical Lush, Dianne Creative Crafts, KD Jewellery,
Paper Pine Tree, Rose Tea and Rabbit, Twisted Turnings

Website: http://www.aberdeenmoc.co.uk/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/528565560680772/

Self-led Hedgehog Trail

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

Date: On until Sunday 23rd October 2016
Time: Castle open 11.00am-5.00pm but not every day each month – see website for further details.

Price: £1.00 per trail

Description: Collect our hedgehog trail from the castle and head off on a spiny adventure all around the Woodland Secrets play area. Will you be able to find the sluggery and food for hedgehogs?

Self led activity, trail available during normal castle opening hours.

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Castle-Fraser-Garden-and-Estate/Contact-information

Family Fun Day

Where: Ellon Community Campus, AB41 8LF

Date: Saturday 1st October 2016
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm

Price: Free Entry

Description: Get About Bike Roadshow, Driving Simulator, Climbing Wall, Electric Bikes, Electric/Hydrogen Cars, Stalls, Zorbs, Police Scotland, Army, Fire & Rescue Scotland, Entertainment, Fitness Taster Sessions and Dr Bike Sessons

Website: https://www.facebook.com/activeaberdeenshire/

Family fun day @ the Lodge

Where: Bennachie Lodge, Victoria Terrace, Kemnay, AB51 5RL

Date: Sunday 2nd October 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 4:30pm

Description: Family fun day.
Adult and junior sumo suits
Bungee Run
Garden Games
Bouncy castle
Save the date, come and join in the fun!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/BennachieLodgeHotel/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1393554843993109/

Mesolithic Deeside at Crathes

Where: Horsemill, Crathes Castle

Date: Saturday 1 October 2016
Time: 10.00am-4.00pm

Price: FREE including free car parking at Crathes Castle car parks


11am Shannon Fraser – talk – ‘Scotland’s earliest ceremonial monument? Crathes 10,000 years ago’
1pm and 3pm Heather Sabnis – talk – ‘Discovering Mesolithic Crathes’

ALL DAY – bring along flints and other stones for identification – flint sessions – handle flints from the Mesolithic Deeside sites and talk to archaeologists – events for children
Outdoor events by Brian Wilkinson 10am-4pm

Website: https://www.facebook.com/mesodeeside/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1780481572234592/

Messy Church

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen, AB10 1YN

Date: Sunday 2nd October 2016
Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm

Price: £2 per person

Description: Come along and join us for some kids craft and worship followed by a meal for the family.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1783757758580234/

You + me – Babywearing Consultant – Banchory Sling Meet

Where: Douglas Arms Hotel, 22 High Street, Banchory, AB31 5SR

Date: Monday 3rd October 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Description: Come along and learn more about slings and baby carriers from a trained sling consultant, get advice, try some on or just socialise with a cuppa – All welcome!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Youplusmebabywearing/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/759851617499366/

Nature Nippers – Pre-School Children’s Club – Super Sticks and Autumn Art

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

Date: Tuesday 4th October 2016
Time: 11.00am – 12.00pm

Price: Children £4.00 per session/ 6 sessions £20.00

Description: Autumn is for artists at Crathes! Explore amazing autumn colours and create your own seasonal crafts with sticks.

Meet at Crathes Home Farm café. Remember to dress for the weather!

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Events/Crathes-Castle-Garden-and-Estate/Nature-Nippers-Pre-School-Childrens-Club-Super-Sticks-and-Autumn-Art/

Looking to have a clear out or earn some extra pennies towards your Christmas shopping then why not book a stall at this event happening at the end of October?

Nearly New Sale

Where: Ferryhill Community Centre, Albury Road, AB11 6TN

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Price: Stall cost £10, Door entry £1 (all proceeds to be donated to Home start Aberdeen)

Description: Who’s got a wardrobe full of clothes with their labels still attached; clothes that they’re never going to wear or have only worn once and will never wear again?
Too good to sell at a car boot sale but can’t be bothered with the hassle of Ebay etc?
Womenswear, men’s, kids, homeware and small pieces of furniture- anything in good, clean condition?

Well….what about selling at our nearly new sale at the end of October where you can set up a stall and sell your wares.

Any unwanted/unsold items can also be donated to this local charity at the end of the sale. 

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1112080702172420/

We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead!
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