Things To Do in Doha: June 11 - June 18

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We have exciting events lined up for you the first week of Ramadan! From Ramadan activities to activities at Losail, Ramadan tents, and more! We’ve got you covered! Our events list will be out every Sunday. Keep following ILQ for more event updates and information! For more information on Ramadan events visit Ramadan.qa 

June 11 Sunday - June 18 Sunday

Opals Exhibition at the Australian Embassy — Sunday-Thursday

The Opals Exhibition, which will showcase beautiful, precious opals from the South Australian Museum, begins this week! 

The items have been selected from the South Australian Museum’s Opals exhibition which ran from late 2015 until early 2016.

The exhibition will include the Virgin Rainbow, the world’s finest opal valued at over AUD1 million, as well as other rare and precious items from the Museum’s collection. This is the first time the Virgin rainbow and many of the other items have been exhibited outside Adelaide or Australia!

It will run till June 15, 2017.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed
Price: It’s free
Venue: Australian Embassy, Level 21, Tornado Tower, Doha, Qatar
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm on Saturdays, closed on Fridays
Website: http://qatar.embassy.gov.au/ 

Ladies Training Days at Losail International Circuit — Tuesday


Girls just wanna have fun! The Losail International Circuit will be hosting Ladies Training Days twice a month!

The Losail track will be open only for ladies to be able to exercise in one of the largest venues in Doha with privacy, as well as enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as cycling, walking, running or rollerblading.

Bicycles and gear will be available so ladies won’t have to bring their personal cycles from home. There will be special trainers available to provide yoga lessons, a mini-bootcamp; walking, jogging and other activities. There will also be an allocated area for children. A small rental fee for bicycles will be charged: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour.

You will be asked to complete a registration form and sign a waiver. 

Distance: The Track is 5.31km long. You can do as many laps as you like during the scheduled time.

Security: There will be an abaya and bag check-in station. No men will be allowed inside the track area. CCTV will only be monitored by female staff.

*Please note only boys under 9 years of age will be allowed inside the track.*

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free! 

Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha
Time: 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Visit their website for more details: http://www.lcsc.qa



Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Wednesday



Come and enjoy the free cycling, running and walking facilities at Losail International Circuit every Wednesday!

Car Park Area: Inside the Circuit next to the Paddock Restaurant Parking

Registration: Inside the Circuit in the Pit Garage 2

Rules:

Cyclists must use the track in an anti-clockwise direction, cycling on the inside of the track, overtaking to the left.

Runners and walkers can use the track in a clockwise direction on the outer track, between the blue line and fence. Crossing of the track is not permitted without the safety marshal's permission.

All cyclists (including small children) must wear a helmet and closed-toe shoes when using the track. A small rental fee will be charged for bicycles: QR 35 for 1st hour, QR 40 for 2nd hour

Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free! 

Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Time: 8:30 pm - 12:00 am (Ramadan timings)

Visit their website for more details: http://www.lcsc.qa



Karting at Losail Circuit Sports Club — Thursday 



Get ready for Karting at Losail International Circuit! Guaranteed to be heaps of fun for families and friends alike, it can also be reserved for private companies (upon request and availability)!

Dates:

May: 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25
June: 1-2, 8-9, 15-16

KARTING

For karting activities, the minimum age is 15 years old. Any participant under the age of 18 needs permission signed by a legal guardian to be able to use the karting facility.

It is also compulsory to bring a helmet along for safety reasons, if you don’t have one available, the circuit can provide you with one.

NOTE: Calendar for activities is subject to change. Please check www.lcsc.qa for any calendar change.

Helmet mask QR 15 – not refundable

Ticket purchase: At the door

Price: QR100/15 minutes  

Venue: Losail International Circuit, Doha

Time: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, 8:30 pm - 12:00 am (Ramadan timings)

Call for inquiries: (+974) 4472 9151



Desert Safari & Sunset Iftar at Inland Sea — Friday


Enjoy a thrilling desert safari and a beautiful Iftar at sunset at Doha’s Inland Sea! Inclusions

Schedule and what’s included:

- Pick up and drop-off facility from Doha by professional off road drivers (Hardee's, Old Airport Street). Group of 6 adults gets a car to their desired location within Doha.

- Snacks (chips, soft drinks, juices and water)

- Overall five hours of itinerary

- Fully trained and experienced Professional Driver

- Two hours of Dune-bashing

- One hour of sunset lay-over at Inland Sea where we catch the sunset; where you can have Iftar and swim

- Iftar includes dates, mixed sandwiches (veg and non-veg), juices, water, soft drinks, karak

- You can bring Iftar from your side as well - to share and eat together

- Dune bashing for 2 hours at Sealine

- Sunset at the inland sea (Khor Al Adaid)

- Swimming & Iftar at the Inland Sea

Ticket purchase: At the door/Online

Price: QR 190 per person if paid in cash, QR 180 per person if paid online, QR 120 per child under 5 years old

Venue: Sealine, Inland Sea, Doha, Qatar 

Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

For cash bookings please book here: http://bit.ly/365Cash
For online payments please book here: https://www.aynatickets.com/event/eventdetail/167
Website: https://365adventures.me



MIA Park Bazaar Ramadan Edition — Saturday

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, the popular Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park Bazaar will be open every Saturday from 5:00 pm to midnight. There will be around 150 different stalls, reminiscent of a traditional souq! See you there!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: MIA Park, Doha, Qatar

Time: 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Website: http://www.mia.org.qa/en/mia-park/park-bazaar



DFI’s Once Upon a Time: How to Tell a Story workshop - Next Sunday


This is a great opportunity for kids to learn how to be creative storytellers. Participants are introduced to the Pixar storytelling formula, and engage in interactive exercises to help them generate ideas, write characters, and create interesting plots and narratives.

Some of the work written during the workshop may be nominated to be developed and produced during DFI’s Camera Kids workshop, which will take place in August.

Application required to be submitted by June 18. 

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: QR 500

Venue: TBA

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Applicants must submit email before June 18 to: youth@dohafilminstitute.com 

☾★☆RAMADAN TENTS☆★☽


Ramadan Tent at Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel & Villas — June 10-June 27



The Ramadanak tent is back this year to capture the essence of true Arabian hospitality during the Holy month of Ramadan. From lavish Iftar buffets to mouthwatering Sohours and live entertainment.

For pricing, please visit http://www.ramadan.qa/

Tel: (+974) 3029 3748
Website: https://doha.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton — June 10-June 27

Enjoy a delightful evening at the rooftop Arabic tent with a variety of shisha flavors, light bites and share a generous Sohour tray.

For pricing, please visit http://www.ramadan.qa/ 

Tel: (+974) 5513 3472
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AlRayyanHotelDohaCurio/

Step through the doors of The Westin Doha’s Arabian Food Bazaar — June 10-June 27

Step through the doors of The Westin Doha’s Arabian Food Bazaar, inspired by the colours and patterns of the Arabian night sky. Discover food stalls offering delights, and the largest date and chocolate display in Doha.

For pricing, please visit http://www.ramadan.qa/ 

Tel: (+974) 4492 1555
Website: https://goo.gl/DVLBXd 

Which events will you be attending this week? Comment below!