Eat Italian, visit the garden show, party in your pajamas and with Nicki Minaj and Usher (covers)
Kid’s pottery and mosaics Thu 26 Kids can learn ways of creating functional and sculptural objects in clay and they’ll create a beautiful mosaic project from a huge range of pre-cut coloured mosaic tiles. Four to eight year olds are welcome from 3.30pm to 5pm (BD30 for four sessions). Nine to 13 year olds are welcome from 5pm to 7pm (BD35 for four sessions). EZ Art Pottery Studio, Budaiya Highway (1759 1585).
Bahrain International Garden Show Thu 26 to Sun, March 1 Agricultural empowerment is the theme of this year’s Bahrain International Garden Show which kicks off on February 25th with a grand opening. This event will showcase capacity building programmes aimed at experts, enthusiasts, school students and graduates. Visit www.bigs.com.bh.
Eatlian Italian Fri 27
The Italians are known for their fresh and simple flavours. This month, the Movenpick Bahrain Hotel has decided to celebrate this love of food at their La Bella Vita + Eatlian brunch where you’ll enjoy fresh flavours alongside rich grapes for BD35 net from 12.30pm to 4pm. Call 1746 0017.
Pajama party Fri 27 Head out for a night on the town as Dublin Club host a pajama and beachwear party from 5pm to 2am. Resident band The Volume and DJ Andy Gates are bringing you all the biggest summer hits from 9pm, while you enjoy a three-course dinner for BD10. Call 1781 1688.
Colourama Fri 27
Bushido Lounge presents DJ JustKott who’s performed with the likes of Ricky Martin, Los Del Rio and Bananarama. He’s currently the resident DJ at Barrio Latino in Paris and is well known for creating a hot atmosphere. The night also features DJ Albert-L who plays an eclectic mix of electro, Latino and world music beats. Ladies get to enter for free while gents pay BD10 in advance or BD20 on the door, on the night. Bushido Lounge, Seef District (1758 3555).
Usher and Nicki Minaj cover show Fri 27 Buffalo Club is hosting this mega event with the Usher Double Cover Show featuring Gloria Kiakiau, who have earned a reputation as Europe’s popular Usher cover show, performing for 45 minutes. Followed by Nicki Minaj Double Show featuring Amy Craik, the UK’s most accurate tribute to the Jamaican queen. The live show starts at 10pm. There’s free entrance for ladies and early birds until 8pm. Show tickets are BD5 (in advance) and there’s a gala buffet dinner available for BD10 with one free beverage. After that you an drink all you can for BD20. Club Buffalo, Ramee California, Juffair (3968 8207).
Food festival and farmers’ market Fri 27
Introducing the best of Bahrain’s culinary scene is The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain with their farmers’ market from 8am, followed by a food festival from noon to 4.30pm. Starting on the croquet lawn, the market will also offer a traditional Bahraini breakfast and saffron juice, followed by a seafood barbecue and live cooking stations at Overlook. Call 1758 6499.
Salsa Night Fri 27 Bizarre Lounge in Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre is hosting a salsa night for people of all skill levels to have fun and party to the hot Latin rhythms. It starts from 8pm and costs BD3. Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre, Seef (1717 1441).
24 hour Bahrain Karting Endurance Championship Fri 27 and Sat 28 This exciting karting event is set to roar into action this weekend at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit where top teams from all over the world battle it out for the valuable grand prize of free registration to the 24 Hours of Paris at Racing Kart de Cormeilles in France. Visit www.bahrain-karting.com
Chocoholic workshop Sat 28 Culina Cooking Art is offering a short course in chocolate with a French instructor from 9am to 5pm, focusing on six kinds of delicious delicacy: brownies, almond soft centre chocolate, hazelnut truffles, coffee opera, sacher cake and café liegeouis. Prices available on request. Culina Training, Tubli, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.culinabahrain.com (1717 8951).