It’s an eclectic weekend with plenty for families, fitness fanatics and foodies
Lego City Thu 20 This Thursday, City Centre Bahrain is marking a 20th anniversary so shoppers should expect to see roaming Lego mascots who are rewarding families with gifts. You can also take a photo at the Lego City Event, share it on Instagram and get chance to win BD50 gift cards. Over at Lego City, kids are able to play with Lego bricks in the building activity area, as well as get involved with fun activities. A Duplo area is available for kids under five, while Lego City bricks are open to older kids. Children who successfully build a Lego City model are rewarded with a ‘Junior Master Builder’ diploma. Kids aged six to 12 can also enter the ‘Unbox their imagination’ competition to win prizes with their creations. Visit www.facebook.com/citycentrebahrain.
DJ Madjam Thu 20 Lebanese DJ Madjam (Ahmad Ajam) is performing live at Ibrida this weekend from 11pm to 2am. Popular on the Middle Eastern clubbing circuit, the DJ spins a mix of house and techno to get the crowds on their feet. Entrance is free. Call 1711 1999.
Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music Thu 20 to Mon 24 Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends share their love of music in this kid-friendly show, taking place at the Cultural Hall as part of Bahrain Summer Festival. Join the gang as they start a band and discover ‘instruments’ they never knew existed – pots and spoons, bin lids and even cookie jars. The furry and feathered friends teach children how to create and enjoy music together. Shows are 4.30pm and 7.30pm on each day. Visit www.bahrainsummer.bh.
Open fitness studio Thu 20 and Sat 22 Amed’s Predator Studio, on Budaiya Highway, is inviting people to attend signature classes during their open house this weekend. Meet the instructors and check out the facilities, while yu try Danztep (9am, Thu) or Zumba (10am, Thu), Latin mix/predator (9.30am, Sat) or Tabata (10.30am, Sat). Call 3319 2666.
Late superfood breakfast Fri 21 and Sat 22 Saveur at The Westin Bahrain City Centre hosts a leisurely breakfast from 11am to 3pm on weekends so you can start your days with a Westin SuperFoods boost. Choose from their healthy yet delicious a la carte menu, filled with signature selections. Call 1717 1000.
Mosaic workshop Fri 21 and Sat 22 Get involved in a fun mosaic making workshop run by certified mosaic artist Faiza Al Saeed. This two-day workshop takes place from 4pm to 8pm at Malja in Amwaj Islands. It costs BD50 per person including materials. Call 1753 6092.
Mixology week Until Sat 22 In association with flair bartending world champion Ravi Camadoo, Sofitel Bahrain is hosting its first ever mixology week at Tapas with a series of impressive displays each night. This includes the Le Blanc Mixology Party (following the hotel’s famous Friday brunch), then a masterclass on Saturday. Call 1763 6363.
Summer splash package Until Mon 31 Book yourself in to enjoy a specially designed package at Al Areen Spa that lasts 180 minutes and costs BD138 net. It includes a Rainmist shower, rose salt scrub, your choice of a one-hour body massage, the Oxygen Skin Calm facial, relaxation and refreshment time and complimentary use of the Hammam Garden pool. Call 1784 5000.
Try the tori menu Until Mon 31 Explore a brand new promotional menu at Bushido this month that champions the versatility and popularity of poultry. Dishes include the teppanyaki style chicken with asparagus in a homemade kimchi sauce, Japanese duck curry, and robata quail in tonkatsu orange-honey sauce. Prices depend on what you choose. Call 1758 3555.