Season 1,
19:42 MINS

Episode 8

August 08, 2016

 

Qatar Date Festival

When: tent is open from 4pm to 10pm daily until August 14th 2016

Where:Souq Waqif

Cost: FREE

The Deets: The festival will include about 20 varieties of dates from 22 local farms. The prices are around QR6 – QR8 for a 1kg box.

Website: http://www.souq-waqif-doha.com/

Ladies night at The Irish Harp

When:Every Tuesday and  Friday 8pm

Where:Sheraton Grand Doha

Cost: entrance fee and drink prices vary each night

The Deets:

Tuesdays and Fridays ladies have free entrance and enjoy 5 house beverages, on the house!

Enjoy the live music provided by “MVM” Music Vending Machine

Gentlemen entrance fee is QR100 price includes 1 drink

Please remember that QID/passports are required for entry

Membership applies at the door

Website: http://www.irishharpdoha.com/

Contact: table reservations call  44853000

Splash and Dash

When: Every Wednesday and Friday night in August from 7 to 9pm

Where: Aspire Dome Facilities; Swimming Pool & Athletic Track

Cost: QR10 per hour session

The Deets:

Spots are limited to 50 participants for the  swimming pool and 50 participants for the athletics track per 1 hour session.

Onsite registration is open from Aug 3rd to Aug 31 from 6pm to 7:45pm at the Splash & Dash Registration Desk at the Aspire Domes’ main entrance.

Website: http://www.aspire.qa/

Contact: +974 4413 6570

Mathaf Collection Volume 2

When:Until Sept 4th 2016

Where:Arab Museum of Modern Art

Cost:FREE

The Deets:

Mathaf Collection is an ongoing series of solo exhibitions featuring artists from the Museum’s Permanent Collection.

Exhibitions with artists from Morocco, Lebanon, Qatar,  Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. FOCUS vol.2

Website: http://www.mathaf.org.qa/en/

Contact: +974 4402 8855 or +974 4402 8830

Scuba Diving Open Water Course presented by Bottom Dwellers

When: Check with facebook with opening dates

Where:Sealine (please contact and register prior to going)

Cost: Contact for prices

The Deets: Scuba diving lessons and certification

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/BottomDwellersQatar/

Contact: (Ahmed Samir) Mob.: 55727527

                ahmedsamir079@hotmail.com

Refresher of summer festival

Doha Comedy Festival


When:Aug. 18 through Aug. 21.
Where:QNCC
Cost:prices range QR145 to QR1,000
Tickets available at Virgin Megastores or online here https://tickets.virginmegastore.me/qa/theater/4075/doha-comedy-festival
The Deets:
The QNCC will hold a three-day festival that features 18 different stand-up comedians from the Middle East
Performers include local comedian Hamad Al-Amari, as well as renowned pros Bader Saleh, Fadi Alshehri and Ahmed Al Shammari.The show will be in Arabic and attendees must be 13 years and up.
Website: http://www.qatarconvention.com/home
Contact: +974 4470 7000

 

Street Madness  (Part of Summer Festival)


When:Al Gharrafa Sports Club
Where:Friday, Aug. 12th 2016
Cost:Ticket prices start at QR25 and are being sold at all Virgin Megastore branches.
The Deets:
Al Gharrafa Sports Club will serve as the venue for ‘Street Madness’ during which, short football matches, led by social media influencers and performances by comedians and artists would be staged.
Website:http://www.algharafa.com/en/index.html
Contact: 0097444868656

Amazing Accommodations Promotions


When: Aug 1 to Aug 31
Where:Various locations
Cost: Prices vary from hotel to hotel
The Deets:
Special packages will include a “pay for two nights and stay for three” at hotels. Some venues will also offer free breakfast, late check-outs and free transportation from Hamad International Airport (HIA)
3, 4 and 5 star Hotels are participating in this festival. Use the promo code “QSF2016” when booking
Website: http://qatarsummerfestival.qa/en/promotions/

Life Saving Course

When: Aug 17 to Sept 1

Where: Al Arabi Club

Cost: 1500 QAR

The Deets:
Qatar Swimming Association, a member of the international lifesaving federation plan to organize a life saving course. The participants who will pass successfully will get a certificate recognized in more than 150 countries in the world, and will be trained in the basic skills to save a life in water.

Registeration: Before Aug 10th, please visit this link for the form and email it to : hsayed@olympic.qa

 GOT KIDS?

Cool- De- Sac

When:Ongoing

Where:The Pearl, Medina Centrale, Andalucia way, building B12

Cost: Adults – Free (accompanying children)

         Children 2 & under – QR36

         Children 3 & up   –    QR55

         Drop n play includes kid’s meal – QR145

The Deets:

A restaurant, a play area, a place for birthday AND a play for workshops and activities to happen! There is always something going whether it’s just time for you and your children to interact or to learn through play!

Website: http://www.cooldesac.com.qa/

Contact: + 974 3333 4112 | + 974 3333 4118
              + 974 4437 8421 | + 974 4437 8422

Mad Science Summer Camp Sessions

When: NASA space adventures Aug 14th – Aug 18th 9am-12pm & 2pm-5pm

         Junior Explorer     Aug 21st – Aug 25th 9am-12pm & 2pm 5pm

Where:Mad Science Center, 109 Al Maadeed, Al Maamoura, Doha,

Cost: Prices vary contact Mad Science for details

The Deets:

Programs are for ages 4 to 12 years of age.

The NASA exploration gives them a hands on program where they will learn about comets, planets, stars, participate in rocket launches*. Children will learn about the challenges of space travel and about the 4 forces of flight.

The Junior explorer, campers will use all their 5 senses to understand how science affects the around us. Some of the experiments will include understanding static electricity, how pressure can create amazing visual effects and try the carbonated test challenge.

Website: http://qatar.madscience.org/

Contact: Mobile (974) 3315 0007
              Telephone (974) 4442 1212

Entertainment City part of Festival of Summer


When: Aug 1 to Aug 31
Where:DECC Backside of Citycenter Mall، Westbay، Doha, Qatar
from 1pm to 11pm daily Fridays  until Midnight
Cost:entry fee of QR15 per person
        game tickets will start at QR5.
Visitors can also purchase a VIP ticket for QR120/person for unlimited entertainment.
The Deets:
This year’s Entertainment City will be double the size of 2015’s, with 30,000 square meters of space.  The space will include inflatable games, an entertainment stage, video games, Go Karting and a food court.
Variety of Children’s activities, including games, rides and live stage performances.
Website:http://www.decc.qa/

Girls Creativity Center Summer Festival


When: Aug 7 to Aug 31
Where:Girls Creativity Center

Cost: Contact Center for details

The Deets:
the Girls Creativity Center, which is affiliated to the ‎Ministry of Culture and Sports, will organize its summer festival under the title: “Be Creative”. Participants will be divided in three age groups: from 8 to 11 years, from 12 to 16 years, and from 17 and above.

The festival will include various workshops in the fields of painting, hands-on skills, and the art of porcelain, in addition to trips, learning different types of creative arts, the art of make-up, how to use colors and how to mix them. A special day will be dedicated for Yoga in cooperation with other entities.

For registration and enquiries, please call at: +97433173074 or +97433236018.

Links to news articles:

http://dohanews.co/moon-rover-takes-on-qatars-desert-heat-and-survives/

http://dohanews.co/can-residents-help-themselves-to-the-dates-on-qatars-trees/

http://dohanews.co/moi-qatar-motorists-can-now-report-minor-accidents-on-metrash/

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