Amwaj shopping festival, farmers' market and more Bahrain fun
Time Out Bahrain staff
The Amwaj Lagoon Shopping Festival Family day out with something for everyone with market and arts stalls, face painting, kids’ games, music, bike rides and more plus, of course, lots of great food from The Lagoon’s outlets. Fri and Sat, March 1 and 2, noon-10pm, Amwaj Lagoon. Call (17 713 716).
Charity footie - kick for a cause
The Rotary Club’s annual six-a-side football tournament is one of the organisation’s big fundraisers. If you’re just learning about it, it’s probably too late to join a team but you can still go along and support a fun day out raising cash to help fight diabetes. Fri, March 1, 9am-2pm, Bahrain Rugby Football Club. Call (17 534 002).
Quality pre-loved maternity, babies’, children’s and teenage Items. You can expect to find bargains on toys, books, high-chairs, prams, clothing and lots of nursery equipment. Entry 500fils for non-members. Sat, March 2, 10am-1pm, Dilmun Club, Saar. Call (17 690 926/17 692 986).
Farmers’ market If you’re serious about going green and reducing the airmiles on your food, check out the weekly farmers’ market selling fresh locally-grown produce with proceeds going to support low-income local farming families. Saturdays, 8am-noon, Budaiya Garden, near the Budaiya Police Station
Third Women’s GCC Games Nine sports over 11 days will see the region’s best female athletes competing at football, basketball, volleyball, bowling, athletics, disabled athletics, table tennis, shooting and taekwondo. Details of events and venues plus rules and regulations and news about the teams can be found at www.gwg13.bh. March 3-13