Fun events for you and your kids this weekend: July 14 to 16, 2023

Children can take part in own obstacle course among other activities taking place at a Sports Fest in Buġibba on Saturday. Photo: Shutterstock.com

Mindfulness session for kids

Mindfulness with Elaine, in collaboration with Esplora Interactive Science Centre, is hosting an an interactive two-hour mindfulness session aimed atchildren between the ages of six to 10 on Saturday at 10am.

During this experience, children will be able to learn different mindfulness and well-being techniques while, at the same time, making use of the resources that the venue has to offer.

If you would like more information about this session or to register for your participation, kindly contact Mindfulness with Elaine by sending a message on 7926 8455 or on the Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/mindfulnesswithelaine, or an e-mail to mindfulnesswithelaine@gmail.com.

For more information about mindfulness practices, click here.

Mase Goes Big Screen

The Eden Cinemas in St Julian’s, in collaboration with the Eden Leisure Group, is hosting the event Mase Goes Big Screen on Saturday morning.

The event follows the launch and digitalisation of the book Mase in Space earlier this year, which was developed and written by speech and language pathologist Michelle Mifsud and writer Marilyn Formosa and enriched with illustrations by Sharon Naudi. The digital book was created by GO plc.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meat the authors and the illustrator, enjoy photo props with the book’s creators and its banner, experience the digital book and interactive features on the cinema screen, explore wet and dry (mouth-safe) sensory play related to the story, and experiment with watercolours, drawing and crafts with the illustrator.

The event (certified PG) aims to entertain all children, including those on the autism spectrum. There will be two screenings at 9.30 and 11am. For tickets, click here. Anyone attending the event can purchase the book at a special price.

Read more about Mase in Space here.

A screenshot from the digital book of Mase in Space. Photo: GO plc

Sports Fest

The St Paul’s Bay local council has teamed up with the Malta Skateboarding Association and the Malta Street Sport Association to organise its first Sports Fest on Saturday.

The family friendly event will feature 13 sports, including skateboarding, BMX, scooter, football, street basketball, parkour, street dance, stand-up paddle, Olympic wrestling, sailing, a fun run and a 5K run dedicated to the memory of Victor Calvagna. All proceeds of the event will be donated to Puttinu Cares in his honour.

There will be try-outs and competitions, with dedicated coaches for each sport. There will also be a kids-themed obstacle course, stalls featuring local companies, healthy living, environmental awareness, fitness and art workshops.

For registrations, fill in this online form.

Activities are taking place between 4.30 and 11pm in Buġibba Square and along the promenade.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

La France en Ville

The French Embassy and the Żebbuġ local council are holding a French-Maltese village feast on July 15 at Misraħ l-Isptar (Hospital Square) in Żebbuġ from 6.30 pm to midnight.

There will be French and Maltese products and cuisine for sale, a bouncy castle for children, theatre performances by Narcy Calamatta and the Ligue d’improvisation maltaise, a concert by Saint Phillip’s Band club of Żebbuġ  and a DJ set by the French DJ Klaan from Toulouse.

Entrance is free.

For more events and updates, look up the What’s On guide on timesofmalta.com. For more Child stories, click here.

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