International Women's Day, 24-hour kart race, Mother's Day
Time Out Bahrain staff
International Women’s Day There are various events running around the island for International Women’s Day and if you fancy a spot of pampering the Ritz has a month-long offer at the spa, get ten percent off on the total cheque when you buy a day pass and spa treatment. Fri, March 8, Ritz-Carlton and various other venues. Call (17 586 808).
Heal the Past workshop
A bit of an unusual one this. It’s a workshop dealing with all sorts of issues you might have from the past that are affecting your present and future. The cost is BD30 and places are limited. Fri, March 8, Zinj. Call Kelly Armitage (39 931 399).
The cream of the region’s karting drivers will be returning to Bahrain this weekend for a 24-hour endurance race at the VIVA Bahrain Karting Track. Organisers are promising lots of track-side entertainment as the racers go head to head for a chance to win free entry to the Paris 24-hour endurance race later in the year. Sat, March 9, Bahrain International Circuit. Call (13 101 310).
Bahrain Writers’ Circle The monthly meeting of the island’s biggest writing group which has both Bahraini and expat members working towards improving their literary prowess and getting their work out there. New members are always welcome and there are regular events, workshops and visiting speakers. Sun, March 10, 7.30pm, Café Ceramique. Call (39 574 795).
Mother’s Day (UK) The UK, and lots of us here in Bahrain, celebrate Mother’s Day today so don’t forget to say ‘thanks’ to your mum for all her hard work – you wouldn’t be here without her. How about treating her to a spa treatment if she’s here. If she’s not here, make sure you pick up the phone and say hello. Sun, March 10