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Posted On: 14 June 2020 04:31 pm
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Things to do at home in Qatar: June 14 - June 20, 2020

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Looking for something to do in Doha? We're bringing you this special edition of Things to Do to keep you occupied over the week ahead. With most of the establishments closed and events postponed or canceled, it would be helpful to still have a semblance of routine, so we're bringing you a list of things you can do at home instead!

Be sure to keep following ILQ for all the updates and information about Qatar and coronavirus (COVID-19) at iloveqatar.net/coronavirus.

14 June 2020

Submit your kids artwork on Doha Kids Art

Things to do at home in Qatar: June 14 - June 20, 2020
Image credit: Doha Kids Art

Doha Kids Art is a Facebook group that aims to encourage children from around the world to submit their artwork for recognition and encouragement. The artwork encouraged for submission includes drawings, musical videos, cooking skills, digital art, paintings etc. Artwork from children of all ages is accepted and published on the group.

Note: Join the group before you submit the artwork. It's a private group so only members can see the posts.

Details:

Date: 14 June 2020
Price: Free
Target Audience: All ages
Online Registration:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/902271173569590/permalink/902271180236256/?app=fbl
Email:
[email protected]

15 June 2020

Public speaking for young adults by Qatar National Library

In this lecture, attendees will learn many skills that will help them to speak with confidence in front of an audience. They will also learn how to prepare for public speaking and how to balance between their voice and body language. The lecture will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.

Details:

Date: 15 June 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Price: Free
Language: Arabic
Target Audience: Ages 12 – 18
Online Registration:
https://www.qnl.qa/en/events

16 June 2020

Fame Academy Zoom basketball sessions

The Fame Academy is hosting an exciting Zoom basketball session for secondary school children and it's going to be so much fun.

Details:

Date: 16 June 2020
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:10 pm
Price: Free
Language: English
Target Audience: Ages 12 – 18
Tel for Registration:
+974 3104 0405
E-mail for registration: [email protected]
Website: http://www.fameqa.com

17 June 2020

Inspiring the next generation of digital creators

Image credit: Go Code

Go Code Qatar aims to to educate the young generation about coding and programming in a vibrant and fun way. It's all about inspiring the next generation of digital creators through creativity and innovation!

Get a free assessment done by the experts at Go Code Qatar and have your child enrolled in Scratch Progrramming, Python Coding or Web Development depending on their age and their knowledge on the subjects. Free assessments are for one hour and offered throughout the day.

Details:

Date: 17 June 2020
Time: 11:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Price: Assessment is free
Language: English
Target Audience: Ages 9 – 16
Tel for Registration:
+974 4432 5503
E-mail for registration for free assessment: https://www.facebook.com/gocodegulf/
Website: https://www.facebook.com/gocodegulf/

18 June 2020

Workshop about Teachable Machine: AI and Sound

Things to do at home in Qatar: June 14 - June 20, 2020

Studio 5/6 is an ICT Maker Space initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communication aimed at nurturing youth as digital learners by sharpening their 21sth century learning skills, as they develop in an all-pervasive digital environment. It offers technology and allied equipment support for hands-on learning opportunities. Here, youth can develop their problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation skills. This will also develop young people’s knowledge of technology and help them to become future creators of technology.

Details:

Date: 18 June 2020
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Session 1); 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Session 2)
Price: Free
Language: English
Target Audience: Ages 7 – 10
Contact: Wasim Ali
Email:
[email protected]
Online Registration:
www.studio56.qa/makers

19 June 2020

Gardening Basics Online Workshop

If you are a beginner, this workshop will give you the knowledge and confidence to start your own green space indoors or outdoors, while if you are an experienced gardener, you will get a little more insight about the plants’ physiology, nutrition and maintenance.
As this is our first online workshop, we will offer a special 30% discount to everyone! Use the code “Garden101” to get the discount.

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:
- Prepare a green area indoor or outdoor, that will require the minimum maintenance to look good
- Learn how to prepare the best potting mix
- Maintain your green spaces with the minimum effort and losses
- Grow your own vegetables
- Move your plants successfully into larger / more suitable containers
- Identify basic enemies and deficiencies and be able to treat them in natural ways.

Details:

Date: 19 June 2020
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Price: QR 70 after discount (QR 100 starting price) - Use the code “Garden101” to get the discount.
Language: English
Online Registration:
https://hadiqaa.com/product/gardening-basics-online/

20 June 2020

The Weekly Virtual #BigBMeetUp

Things to do at home in Qatar: June 14 - June 20, 2020

Tune in on Saturday for this lively Virtual #BigBMeetUp live with host and founder Bosco Menezes who organises this meet up to discuss different issues on his Bigbfotografi Facebook page and is absolutely free for all.

The event will be LIVE on bigbfotografi 's Facebook Page Page , so be sure to check it out!

Details:

Date: 20 June 2020
Price: Free
Target Audience: All ages
Website:
http://www.bigbfotografi.com
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/bigbfotografi/

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