What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 5th – 11th January 2019


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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For the Adults – Free Taster Class – Granite City Fitness – Duthie Park 

Organiser: Granite City Fitness

Where: Granite City Fitness, Duthie Park, Aberdeen   

Date: Saturday 5th January 2019 Time:  09:30AM-10:30AM

Description: Come along and try a FREE taster session at Granite City Fitness!

See why we are the most varied, fun and effective fitness class in the industry!  With great team of instructors each with their own style/flair and the massive amount of interesting kit we use, we guarantee you’ll love it!

GCF is not just a fitness class but a community of like-minded people who train together and socialise together!  Come to one of our many socials or ‘try a sport’ events!


Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/542626382875723/?event_time_id=542626422875719

Health and Wellbeing Fayre

Organiser: North East Health and Wellness Events

Where: Fraserburgh Leisure Centre, Seaforth Street, North Links, AB439 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire   

Date: Saturday 5th January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Here’s an Introduction to our first Fraserburgh Health and Wellbeing Fayre.

The new year is a time of reflection on what has gone before and how life looks now, well up to this point.

Some, in fact most people, choose this time to change habits and patterns set in place long ago. Our resolve is high as is motivation and the following days usually bring an openness to adopt new ways of being, trying new things and refreshing on old.

We have decided that this is the ideal time to provide an event that will show the way through the initial doorway for those changes to take place. There will be therapists, stall holders, workshops, readings and raffles. With such a range of wonderful things on offer there should be something for everyone.

Entry is a suggested minimum donation of £3, however if you choose to give more then great as a funds raised from this and the raffle are going to the food bank.

Should you wish to attend this event as a therapist, reader, stall holder or workshop provider then please contact us to apply to book and for more information.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/770892696604802/

Coding Club at Powis Community Centre (9-12)

Organiser: GG Lounge

Where: Powis Community Centre, Powis Community Centre, 11 Powis Circle, AB24 3YX Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 5th January 2019 Time:  06:00PM-08:00PM

Description: At a Code Club, young people learn to program and develop websites, apps, programs, and games, they build things with code and electronics, and much more. We aim to make learning to code a fun, sociable, and creative experience.

What should I bring to the event? All children should bring a laptop. In case you cannot provide one, we have a small number of computers (first come basis) offered by the centre. Please add that your child requires one to the ‘additional notes’ section when booking a ticket.

Should my child or I have prior coding knowledge?

No, the club is open to complete beginners as well as to young people who have coded before: we have skilled mentors who will help with technical questions.

Please note that we have a limited amount of spaces, so remember to sign your child up in advance for each session. We look forward to welcoming you both to our club!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/563971644052046/?event_time_id=563971747385369

Aberdeen Lynx v Kilmarnock Thunder 

Organiser: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team

Where: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team, Linx Ice Arena, Beach Promenade, AB245NR Aberdeen   

Date: Saturday 5th January 2019 Time:  07:00PM-10:00PM

Description: Aberdeen Lynx take on Kilmarnock Thunder in the first home game of 2019 in the Second Round – Second Leg of the Scottish Cup.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/379742642797076/

Sunday Gaming Club @ Engage Gaming

Organiser: Engage Gaming

Where: Engage Gaming, 26 North Silver Street, AB10 1RL Aberdeen   

Date:  Sunday 6th January 2019 Time: 09:30AM-11:00AM

Description: Sunday Morning Gaming Club

Are you a Fornite Fanatic? Do you know your Mario from your Minecraft? Not 100% sure on PCs or consoles yet?

Could you spend some time in an awesome venue learning how to play the latest games, racing cockpits and VR?

Of course you could!…

If you are age 7 and up – join in the fun. Staff at Engage Gaming and appointed Gaming Ambassadors will be on hand to instruct you each week as we concentrate on genres/types of games and look into them further together.

Book Now!

For more details email: team@engagegaming.gg

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/584767495274572/?event_time_id=584767531941235

Aberdeen Oilcats Rookie Day 

Organiser: Aberdeen Oilcats

Where: Aberdeen Sports Village, Linksfield Road, AB245RU Aberdeen

Date:  Sunday 6th January 2019 Time: 01:00PM-02:00PM

Description: Looking to try a new sport in the New Year?  Why not come along to our annual Rookie Day and give Flag Football a go…

We play 5-on-5 non-contact American Football with two teams currently competing in the British Leagues.

Whilst new players are always welcome, the Rookie Day is an especially great time to get involved as we will go through the basics and give everyone a taste of what the sport is like.

No experience is necessary – whether you’ve played a little before or have just seen some of the NFL action on TV and wanted to give the sport a try – we cater for all levels of experience and ability.

This event is free to attend and is open to both men and women, ages 16+

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2355962584625483/

YogaBellies for Pregnancy 

Organiser: YogaBellies Aberdeen North East

Where: Urban Wellness Hub, 6 Balgownie Drive, AB22 8FD Aberdeen 

Date: Sunday 6th January 2019 Time:  07:00PM-08:15PM

Description: YogaBellies for Pregnancy class, booking essential.  Email leah@yogabellies.co.uk and I’ll get all of the information to you 🙂

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/319508942181778/?event_time_id=319509105515095

Mud Pies on Monday Afternoons 

Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen – the small swing park on Groats Road in between Hazlehead Academy and the rugby pitch.  

Date: Monday 7th January 2019 Time:  01:00PM-02:30PM

Description: Engaging weekly woodland classes for 2 to 5 year olds to discover nature and play and explore outdoors!

Come for a dose of Vitamin N(autre) to this 5 week course and explore a secret wood in Hazlehead Park! Hopefully play in the snow, squelch in mud, jump off rocks and in leaves, climb mountains, make things, AND have cosy drinks and biscuits outdoors!

Mondays 7 January to 4 February, 1pm to 2.30pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1133156230184632/?event_time_id=1133156240184631

Creators Club at Kaimhill Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Kaimhill Library, AB10 7HR Aberdeen  

Date:  Monday 7th January 2019 Time: 03:30PM-04:15PM

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

To book, call 01224 498160.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/995413830669782/?event_time_id=995413834003115

Pregnancy Yoga January 

Organiser: Penelope Peacock – Breathe Mama

Where: Penelope Peacock – Breathe Mama, Kingswells Village Hall, AB15 8QA Aberdeen   

Date: Monday 7th January 2019 Time:  06:00PM-07:30PM

Description: A pregnancy yoga class for all stages of pregnancy, held at the Kingswells Village Hall. This class focuses on breathing, relaxation and movement to help you feel strong throughout your pregnancy and prepare you for the birth of your baby.

We start back on the 7/01 and classes will be held every Monday throughout January.

Please PM or email penelope@breathemama.co.uk to book your space.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/269518107076391/

Mama Moves Exercise Class 

Organiser: Strongmamamoves.Aberdeen

Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AB22 8 Aberdeen   

Date: Tuesday 8th January 2019 Time:  10:30AM-01:30PM

Description: We are running at 10.30am on Tuesdays at Danestone Community Centre.

So if you haven’t yet tried us out,

Come and give us a go

Looking for a way to get back into exercise after having your wee one and wanting to be able to bring them along?? That’s us!!

We focus on working through strengthening movements that will help you run after your wee one, strengthen your core, help get rid of your niggles and fun weight loss all in one

You can join our secret Facebook with tips and tricks for diet and nutrition and get invites to our social events

For more info on how you can get involved and for future locations and other services contact us at strongmamamoves@gmail.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/450765692123924/

Creators Club at Kincorth Library

 Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

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

Date:  Tuesday 8th January 2019 Time:  03:30PM-04:15PM

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

To book, call 01224 872572.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/276825106521634/?event_time_id=276825109854967

Abricabeats Class


Where: Aberdeen Sports Village, Linksfield Rd, Aberdeen AB24 5RU

Date:  Wednesday 9th January 2019

Time:  9:45AM-10:30AM

Description: New city centre venue for award winning Abricabeats by Eve class- Wednesdays, 9:45am at Aberdeen Sports Village. Starting next week.

Established 12 years ago, Abricabeats classes are great fun for both the children and their grown ups!

Get in touch if you want to introduce your child to the magic of music. Abricabeats by Eve are 45 minute music and movement classes, aimed at 0-5 year olds. Classes are family time so it does not cost extra to bring siblings.

Classes are educational and fun – we will be starting the new year block with our very popular Superheroes, Pirates and Princesses theme. This involves us getting our groove on to Black Lace, bouncing superheroes on the parachute, flying rhythm ribbons like Superman, reading our singalong book, playing lots of instruments and much, much more! Fancy dress is very welcome!

To secure your space contact Eve:- 
07984 178764 or abricabeatsbyeve@outlook.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/Abricabeats/

Baby Discover at Danestone CC 

Organiser: The Creation Station Aberdeen North and Shire

Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AB22 8 Aberdeen   

Date:  Wednesday 9th January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-10:45PM

Description: Baby Discover is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play, sensory activities, music & treasured artworks.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/213967669524478/?event_time_id=213967682857810

Little Explorers at Danestone CC 

Organiser: The Creation Station Aberdeen North and Shire

Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AB22 8 Aberdeen   

Date:  Wednesday 9th January 2019 Time:  11:15AM-12:00PM

Description: Our award winning ‚Little Explorers‚ art classes for toddlers and preschool children provide the perfect solution for all your child’s creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/563018810791466/?event_time_id=563018830791464

Creators Club at Woodside Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Woodside Library, 356 Clifton Rd, AB24 4DX Aberdeen    

Date:  Wednesday 9th January 2019 Time: 03:30PM-04:15PM

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

To book, call 01224 484534.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2146539848714457/?event_time_id=2146539852047790

Ferryhill Kids – Friday Fun! 

Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD, Aberdeen  

Date:  Friday 11th January 2019 Time:  09:15AM-11:15AM

Description: Friday Fun is for toddlers to pre-school.  It’s a volunteer-led group so please come along, help set up and chat to other parents/carers.  Babies are welcome too, just ask for some of the baby toys/equipment.

Session is £3 and snack is included for your child (please let the volunteers on the day know of any allergies).  This is a drop in group so no need to book in advance or block book.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/528889630872926/?event_time_id=528889674206255

Aberdeen City Centre Free Walking Tour with Scot Free Tours 

Organiser: Scot Free Tours Aberdeen

Where: Mercat Cross, Castle St, Aberdeen, AB11 5HP, Aberdeen,   

Date:  Friday 11th January 2019 Time:  01:00PM-03:30PM

Description: Learn about Aberdeen’s history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free two and a half hour walking tour around the city centre.

Interested in learning more about Aberdeen? In this tour you will see the highlights of Aberdeen city centre, while you find out about Aberdeen’s social history, its quirky inhabitants and how it got to where it is today.

All tours start from the Mercat Cross in the Castlegate. Walk-ups are welcome but to guarantee your place, reserve a space on our website. The tours are free. Donations are welcome.

Private tours are available on request. Just contact us at scotfreetoursaberdeen@gmail.com.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/322824971827315/?event_time_id=360478021395343

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