This week, cycle for a cause, go on a story walk, visit an art exhibition, attend the Qatar ExxonMobil Open and more in Qatar! Our Things To Do listing comes out every Sunday at 10 am, so do check it out. For more events around you, visit iloveqatar.net/events!
Note: Here are the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar effective 12 February 2022. Kindly check with the respective event hosts before booking or participating.
As per COVID-19 restrictions set by the government, please make sure to abide by the precautionary measures such as wearing a mask, physical distancing, showing your Ehteraz green status, and frequent hand washing.
Join a new edition of the Women’s Circle with a workshop aimed at inspiring you to focus on that which feels like pure Self-Love. The organizers are partnering with Candeel for an Organic Candle-Making Workshop were by using natural scented oils used for massage and relaxation, participants will have the chance to create a beautiful and one-of-a-kind candle.
Love tennis? The Qatar ExxonMobil Open is here for you! Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have won multiple titles at this event, with Nadal's haul including the 2014 singles title and four doubles crowns (2005, '09, '11 and '15). Djokovic won back-to-back titles in 2016 and '17. Are you ready to attend?
Make your family's fitness journey more fun this sports month! Gear up to #BeaKtive starting this 8 February until 5 March at KidZania Doha. From thrilling sports activities and training sessions to 'amazing races', and more, adults and kids wouldn’t want to miss out.
What’s more? KidZania’s Wacky Tuesday discounts are still applicable during the month, which means you can get 50% off on your admission tickets when you attend the activity if it falls on a Tuesday.
Cycle for a cause! In collaboration with Qatar Cyclists, Global Women At Work are organizing a cycling challenge where you get fit and at the same time, raise funds for a local charity in Qatar - Al Hiba which offers expatriate patients in need a helping hand by covering their hospital bills. Get the full details here.
Sidra Medicine is excited to celebrate Qatar National Sport Day! The day is dedicated to promoting sports and a healthy lifestyle for adults and children alike. Join them on their virtual activities this year and participate in five different sports. Will you be taking part?
Timings and Activities:
See and check all the details for the ACTIVITIES.
For more information, click HERE!
It's time to take a break from the digital world and experience outdoor reading! Spend some family time reading and enjoying the outdoors at the Play Bowl area in the Qur'anic Botanic Garden, near the Education City mosque. Cherish walking with your little ones and reading one page at a time from The Big Win story by Marie Haidar Francis. This is an open event; RSVP is not required.
Kayak through the beautiful mangrove forest with Aqua Sports Qatar. They will take you through the network of channels that have been carved out by tidal action. Get to see a lot of birdlife here and this is a favourite destination for nature lovers. Sunset is a great time to see the birds and listen to the sounds of the forest.
Suitable for families and those looking for a relaxed easy paddle experience. Click here for the full information.
Do you want to learn to paint? This course by VCUarts Qatar is an introduction to watercolor painting focusing on the use of the transparent medium to explore both abstract and realistic subjects. Participants will learn tips for mixing paint and handling brushes, basic wash techniques and capturing the effects of light. The topics covered will include:
Please note that participants must buy their own materials. Click here for the other courses.
This is a great opportunity for artists in Qatar. Artist in Residence is an annual nine-month residency programme, from September to June, where artists are given studio space in one of the five floors of the Fire Station building. The residency allows artists to develop their art practice through the programme, which includes mentorship, working with curators, open studios, and access to the building’s facilities (fabrication lab, woodshop, and exhibition spaces).
They are also given the opportunity to showcase their artworks by the end of their residency in an exhibition in the Garage Gallery at the Fire Station. For more information and to apply, click here.
Do you love visiting art exhibitions? Explore this one by Kader Attia, brought to you by Qatar Museums. This exhibition reflects on silence through works that provoke an appreciation of postcolonial trauma and the process of psychiatric ‘repair’. Are you ready for this one of a kind experience?
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