Family Friendly Things to do this Weekend, May 8th – 9th

TGIF Parents!! Are you wondering what you can do with the family this weekend? Below are some events you should attend this weekend May 8th – 9th. You will also find a list of creative, fun, and healthy activities that you can engage in with your kids. Families who are active together, get healthy together. Do ensure to maintain safe distancing and use of protective masks in any physical event you might want to partake of. Enjoy!


Ibero-American Film Festival

May 8th This is awonderful film festival to attend with the family this weekend. Lagos has been a crossroads of cultures for centuries. Lagosians have always been eager to discover all the cultures in the world. It is in this vein that the Alliance Française de Lagos/Mike Adenuga Centre and the Consulates General of Brazil and Spain are launching the First Ibero-American Film Festival of Lagos. The aim is to bring their shared culture from both sides of the Atlantic closer to Nigeria. The festival will showcase Ibero-American culture in the form of cinema and also in music; with an eye to reach out to Nigerian culture forms.

This event will hold on Saturday, May 8th, from 5PM – 6:30PM; at Alliance Française de Lagos, Mike Adenuga Centre, Maison Eric Kayser Ikoyi, 9 Osborne Road, Lagos. Register HERE


Vendease Games Night

May 8th

This is a wonderful gaming event for all members of the family. Vendease Social Games Festival is an evening-long fiesta bringing young professionals to enjoy games, have fun and network. Games to be played include, Flip cup, Jenga, cards, Taboo, Charades, Fill in the Black, Beer pong, drinking games e.t.c. So, if you’re looking to have fun, network, enjoy yummy meals and cocktails; then you shouldn’t miss this!

This event is holding on Saturday, May 8th, from 6PM – 10PM; at HSE Gourmet, 25 Babatope Bejide Crescent, Lagos. Register HERE


Support Group

This event is a supportive one for members of the family. It is a support group that allows room for the convergent of individuals with like minds; to enjoy the liberty to experience a warm level of relaxation. The opportunities to express themselves, share their innermost desires, their troubles and difficulties; and also other issues pertinent to them in their day to day lives. This is the first of its kind and in summary, it is a once-in-month (Saturday) meeting of people; with similar ideas, pain, like mind, that come together to share and care for each other. Also featuring care and share network, discussions (curriculum and topic Based); extracurricular activities, social and community activities, boot camps, games, and more.

This event holds every Saturday from May 8th, at No 7, Seidu Ajibowu Street, Ikeja Lagos, at time 2 PM(WAT). For more details and registration, click HERE


Triple Chocolate Chips Cookies – Free Workshop

This is an amazing online baking event for the family. Join Lorena and learn how to make the most chocolaty cookies. Crunchy outside, soft inside loaded with 3 different kind of chocolate chips. We promise you won’t look any further! This workshop will be Live on YouTube and it is FREE.

This event is holding online, on Sunday May 9th; from 5:30PM – 6PM (WAT). Register HERE


Therapeutic Art Workshop

This is a creative art workshop class for the family. The host, Sarah Serrano-Esquilin is a Brooklyn based artist, educator holding a license in Special Education Birth-6th, and a recent Master’s graduate at Pratt Institute in Creative Arts Therapy. She has been creating art and writing poetry for the last 6 years, and has worked with celebrities, brands, and galleries. Sarah believes in the therapeutic benefits of art and making it accessible to all. Sarah also helps her husband teach Salsa and Bachata classes, proving that two left can still learn and have a good time!

This is an online event, holds Saturday May 8th; from 11AM. Register HERE


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