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18 October 2017 12:00 am

Things To Do In Doha: October 15 - October 22

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The week may just be getting started but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your social calendar for the next seven days! From painting workshops, concerts and photography exhibitions, and even a charity ball for our furry friends – there’s no shortage of activities to keep you occupied! So what are you waiting for? Check out a handful of them below! For more information visit

October 17

Ladies Training Day at Losail International Circuit – every Tuesday

Ladies, get out and get active as every Tuesday as Losail International Circuit opens its doors to ladies-only from 5:00 p.m. onwards. Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities from walking or cycling and get fit while having fun!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: QR 35 for 1st hour, Qatar Cyclist bike rentals

          QR 40 for 2nd hour, Qatar Cyclist bike rentals

Venue: Losail International Circuit

Time: 5:00 p.m. onwards on Tuesdays

For more information visit:  

Contact: 4472-9151, or email [email protected]


October 18 

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign by Pink Lady Charters – Wed, October 18

Visit the Pink Lady Charter boat at The Pearl-Qatar, Porto Arabia marina and purchase a limited edition ‘Pink Heroes’ Invisibobble with all proceeds going to charity. There will even be complimentary tea and biscuits! So come out and support the cause!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: QR 25 for ‘Pink Heroes’ Invisibobble

Venue: Pink Lady Charters, Marina Gate 17, The Pearl-Qatar

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Contact: 7005-2949, or email [email protected]


Training at Losail Circuit Sports Club – Wednesday, Oct 18

The Losail International Circuit opens the track for everybody that wans to run, cycle, skate or just walk around the 5.3km floodlighted track. It is the perfect environment and place to train yourself in a friendly and open atmosphere. And Wednesdays are training days! 

Ticket purchase: None

Price: Free

Venue: Losail International Circuit 

Time: 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm 

Contact: Email [email protected]

For more information visit:  


October 19

1st Edition of Katara Photography Festival – Thurs, Oct 19 – Mon, Oct 30

The first event of its kind hosted by Katara, come and view some of Qatar’s best photographic talent that celebrates the language of art with a mission to foster a stronger sense of community. The festival will showcase photographers from different nationalities, alongside photography workshops and competitions.

Price: It's Free!

Venue: Katara

Time: 10:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m.

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Sinatra: The Main Event – Thursday, October 19

Kick back and enjoy a sultry evening of the classics with Richard Shelton, one of the world’s best Frank Sinatra impersonators. Featuring accompaniment by the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, this is one night among the stars you don’t want to miss!

Ticket purchase: Online here.

Price: QR 500

Venue: The Shangri-La Hotel, Doha ballroom

Time: 7:00 p.m.


Paint The Town Qatar – Color Me Mandala – Thursday, October 19

Unleash your inner artiste with a lush evening of art and fine food at Paint The Town Qatar! In this week’s session, painting instructor Mona will help you create a vibrant, Arabic-inspired mandala piece that will have you seeing rainbows!

Ticket purchase: Online

Price: QR 250 with painting activities

          QR 220 for Seafood Night

Venue: Mezzo Restaurant, Al Rayyan Hotel, Mall of Qatar

Time: 8:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m.

For more information visit: 

Contact: Email [email protected]

Night Car Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club — Thursday, October 19

Here's your chance to drive your car on tracks where world championships take place! Check out Motorbike Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club! 

Ticket purchase: At the door

Price: QR 800 / day

Venue: Losail Circuit Sports Club

Time: 6:00 pm

For more information visit:  

Contact: Email [email protected] 

October 20 

PAWS Ball 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Doha – Friday, October 20

ILQ is proud to be a media partner for this worthy cause! Join us at the annual PAWS Ball and help support the important work of PAWS Animal Rescue. There will be a 3-course dinner, live music, a silent auction, and raffle prizes. This year’s theme is ‘Glitz ‘n Glam’ so be sure to put your glad rags on!

Ticket purchase: At the door/online

Price: QR 550

Venue: The Grand Hyatt Doha

Time: 7:00 p.m.

For more information visit:

Contact: Email [email protected]


Motorbike Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club — Friday, October 20

Here's your chance to ride your bike on tracks where world championships take place! Check out Motorbike Track Day at the Losail Circuit Sports Club! 

Ticket purchase: At the door

Price: QR 400 / day

Venue: Losail Circuit Sports Club

Time: 1:00 pm

For more information visit:  

Contact: Email [email protected] 


October 21

Pink Active Strong by Zumba – Saturday, October 21

Who’s ready to break a sweat for a good cause? Join Zumba Qatar as they dance for a cause with their Pink Active Strong event in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month! Want to enter? Register below to reserve your spot – and don’t forget to grab your free Pink Active T-shirt and voucher!

Ticket purchase: No tickets needed

Price: It’s free!

Venue: Aspire Zone, Sports City

Time: 4:30 p.m. till 6:30 p.m.

For more information visit:

Contact: 4413-6430/6434, or email [email protected]


Swim for a Cause at Sharq Village & Spa Hotel – Saturday, October 21

A RitzCarlton Community Footprints outreach initiative Swim For A Cause will you making a splash by swimming either 250m, 500m, or 1,000m to raise funds that will go towards providing safe drinking water for those in need. We can’t think of a better way to give back!

Ticket purchase: At the door/ online

Price: QR 50

Venue: Sharq Village & Spa Hotel beachfront

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Contact: 5055-1570, or email [email protected]

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