Thank God it’s Friday!! Are you looking for family friendly things to do this weekend September 21st and 22nd in Lagos? Below are a few events you can attend this weekend. We also have family-friendly places you can visit with the kids for a lovely family time.
Date: 21st Sept | Time: | Location: Freedom Park, Onikan
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Adire heritage Festival Nigeria 2019 (4th edition)
Date: Thu, Sep 19, 2019 – Sun, Sep 22, 2019, | Time: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Location: Novare Lekki Mall, Sangotedo
Adire Heritage festival is a festival that unites people and promote made in Nigeria for export. it’s a platform that gives other business institutions opportunity to exhibit their product.
Adire Heritage festival 2019, will be coming up on 19-22 September 2019 at the Second Biggest Shoprite (Novare Lekki Mall) Sangotedo, Lagos.
The Lagos Money Culture
Date: Sat Sep 21 2019 | Time: 15:00 – 18:00 | Location: Brickfield Road, Costain
It’s that time of the month again! This time we are looking at The Lagos Money Culture. What does this mean? Well we want to explore our attitudes to money, looking at what money really means and questioning perhaps if the focus should be on money or what money can do and how our mindset may shift depending on where on the spectrum we position ourselves.
Interesting? But of course! You know the drill, send an email to indi[email protected] to register Free as always Snacks and drinks provided See you on the 21st
Lagos Comic Convention
Date: 19-21, September | Time: | Venue: Alliance Francaise, Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos | Source
The 8th edition of the Lagos Comic Convention promises to be the biggest and most engaging yet. A number of new activities will feature and the panel sessions wear a remodeled look for the purpose of enhancing the quality of discussions and audience take home. The usual activities remain, like cosplays, exhibitions, competitions and awards while this year, the concept of Lagos Comic Convention being the a desired marketplace for geek and pop culture contents will be materialized by way of a networking space.
Study UK Open day
Date: 21 September | Time: 11 am to 4pm | Location: British Council, 20 Thompson Avenue Ikoyi Lagos
Interested in gaining world-class education that opens doors and prepares you for the global workplace?
Our upcoming Study UK Open day in Lagos will provide you with advice to make an informed decision about your next educational endeavour.
No matter what your interests are, whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate, research candidate or a parent of someone interested in UK higher education, there will be something to help your research. This event is designed to give you all the information you need to understand the application process and life and study in the UK in order to make the right choice for you.
Admission is free but it’s best to register online to avoid the long queues and stay in touch to receive all the information to make the most of the event.
For enquiries contact: [email protected]
The Clean-up Festival
Date: Sat, September 21, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Location: University of Lagos, Akoka Road, Lagos
This 21st September 2019, millions of people all around the world would gather in several places to clean up the planet. World Cleanup Day is a global social action program aimed at combating the global solid waste program.
U-Recycle Initiative in collaboration with The Green club Unilag is commemorating World Cleanup Day this year at the University of Lagos by organising “The Cleanup FestivaL”. This would feature Street Cleanups, Fitness Session, Games, Plastic Art, Eco-Talks and lot more.
Reveal and Rebuild
Date: Sat, September 21, 2019 | Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Location: THE JOY Hub, by Alh. Masha Road, Lagos, LA
Mental health all women’s support group event, targeted towards fighting the stigma around psychological and domestic abuse in victims.
“There are wounds that might not show as physical scars on the body but there deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds”…
Let’s talk about the ripple effect of domestic and emotional abuse on the modern woman.
Book Review with Friends! We read, learn and grow together.
Date: Sun, September 22, 2019 | Time: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Location: Oakspring Hotel & Luxury Suites, 5 Sunday Ogunyade Street, Lagos
As our culture, we read a book every month! Not just that, we learn new things, develop our minds and grow.
This September we would be learning from Daniel Goleman’s Working with Emotional Intelligence
Stories Worth Telling(Sworte)Talks 15: Made in Nigeria
Date: Sun, September 22, 2019 | Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Muson (Musical Society of Nigeria) Centre, Muson Access Road, Onikan
It’s our 15th edition of Stories Worth Telling (SWORTE) Talks 15 as well as our 3rd Anniversary! And the theme for this quarters edition is aptly named “Made In Nigeria.”
A direct request from the 14th edition of SWORTE Talks “Nigeria’s Exodus: The Quest For Gold” where all our SWORTE speakers had studied abroad, Audience members wanted to hear something different … stories of successful Nigerians, making a BIG impact and who all studied in Nigeria. And we listened.
We got five phenomenal speakers, who are blazing the trail as Entrepreneurs, Professionals or just all-around change makers. They will all be sharing their stories to address the theme: Made In Nigeria. To remind us once again, that despite our obstacles and difficulties in the land, we can still create Magic!
We hope to see you there!
ADMISSION IS FREE, but you have to register and get a ticket.
With N1,000 you can gift a 1 girl 3 pads for 3 months
For #SworteTalks15, we are collaborating with Child Support Initiative to raise One Million Naira to buy sanitary pads for 1000 girls in public primary schools.
Join the Conversation!
TREK AFRICA NATIONAL DISCOURSE AND AWARDS 2019
Date: Sunday 22nd Sept. 2019. | Time: Red carpet Starts 3pm. Main Event 4:00 PM. | Venue: Golden Gate Restaurant, Ikoyi, Lagos.
We’re very pleased to announce the 6th edition of the annual national discourse and continental awards event, “Trek Africa National Discourse and Awards” #TAND2019- celebrating corporate good services and exemplary personalities!
The 6th edition of Trek Africa National Discourse and Awards is tagged: “Entrenching Unity in Diversity, Panacea for Security and Prosperity in Nigeria”.
Is diversity of the nation, Nigeria her problem? Should she go the way of USSR? Should she go the way of Yugoslavia? Can the nation afford another civil war seeing she is yet grappling with the effects of the first? Can Africa handle the potential refugee burden of such terrible eventuality?
Nigeria’s success is Africa’s gain. What practical solutions can keep the country in the bond of unity? What governance structure suits the diversity of the nation? And what are the learning points for Nigeria from the story of India for she offers a glimmer of hope?
These and many more will be broached in this year’s edition of Trek Africa National Discourse by our conference speakers and in a panel session carefully selected from various spheres of the national polity.
The event will witness the Official Unveiling of “CHOICE TV. NIGERIA” to be coordinated by the Chairman of the Occasion; Dr. Segun Awolowo, Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council.
The TAND2019 Awards Criteria focus largely on Personality/Organization, Leadership style, Uncommon Patriotism, Entrepreneurship, Level of Success recorded and Degree of Societal Impact.
The award event will attract large media coverage.
Side Kicks: Live Soul Music, Refreshments, Dance, Networking with Captains of Industry. Exhibition of Products & Services etc
Nexford Lagos Open Day
Date: September 21, 2019 | Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Location: Oriental Hotel (Grand Ballroom), Victoria Island | Register now for FREE
Be part of the next generation of education and the future of entrepreneurship.
Have the chance to pitch for our Entrepreneurship Scholarship and receive exclusive tuition discounts at our Lagos Open Day! You’ll learn how a Nexford degree will help you progress in your career and have the opportunity to network with current learners and industry leaders (including guests from Jobberman, the Tony Elumelu Foundation & She Leads Africa).
Apply for a 100% online BBA (Undergraduate) or MBA (Masters) degree and get a same-day decision, Get exclusive career and scholarship opportunities (including the chance to receive 30% off your tuition fee), Hear from industry guests, including speakers from She Leads Africa, the Tony Elumelu Foundation & Jobberman, Take part in a live Q&A with Nexford’s Nigeria Country Manager and current Nexford learners.
Family-friendly Places to Visit with the Kids
Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe is number 1 on the list because it is often put on the adults only list. However, it is a family friendly place. They are known for their excellent service, exceptional cocktails, food and unbeatable parties with most famous Djs.
In addition, they have a beach front with cabanas and kids playground! You can relax, have great conversation with your spouse or just a romantic moment and watch the kids lay. It’s a win-win situation.
Location: Plot No 3, Block XVI, Water Corporation Road, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island
MAXTIVITY – Family Entertainment Center
MAXTIVITY – Family Entertainment Center @ Circle mall, Lekki provides a variety of attractions to families with kids and teens looking for a safe, thrilling and convenient location to play, laugh and celebrate together, at an affordable price.
They are running the following promotions between 29th August to 30th September
1. New customers – N2000 free trial voucher!
2. Birthdays – 10% off Birthday bookings
They have the following attractions: Bumper Cars, SoftPlay, Arcades / Virtual Reality, Climbing Walls, Trampolines, Party Rooms, Food & Drinks
Their family packages starting from N4,000 to N27,000; and use Tokens which allow you to share easily among the whole family. No one is left out!
You can find them Circle Mall (Jakande) Lekki, Lagos
So what are you waiting for! Call on 0802 255 2974 or check out our website www.maxtivity.com.ng or Instagram page @maxtivity.
They look forward to hosting you!
Tour Freedom Park, Onikan
What a peaceful way to ease into the holiday relaxation. Let’s take you on a tour around the historic Freedom Park. Formally known as Her Majesty’s Colonial Prison.
Location: FREEDOM PARK LAGOS, Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria | Contact: 08095006567
Funville is an indoor playground in Victoria Island, for kids ages 3 to 12, and under guardians’ watch! They have a little diner on site and also cater to birthdays
For more information, call 08123456799, or send an email to [email protected] for birthday inquiries. You can also visit their Colorful Instgaram page @funvillelagosfor more insight on the amazing offers they have for your children.
Hi Impact Planet Amusement Park
Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park and Resort offers world-class fun for the young and old, friends and families. There are games, rides and other entertaining attractions for the young and young at heart. You and your family will enjoy a good time and form magical memories. You can grab a snack or a pastry during your day of fun or enjoy full-blown intercontinental meals at the parks 3 food court.
Location: Km 12, Lagos-Ibadan Expy, Ibafo, Ogun State
Welcome to the world of Conservation, Education and Entertainment. The world of OMU RESORT set in a rain forest environment allows guests experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature.
It is nestled in a peaceful neighbourhood, occupying a land area of approximately 22 hectares surrounded by the clear waters of OMU CREEK. The resort has expanded yet again to include a purpose built WATER PARK with additional amusement rides such as the Spaceship and bunjee jumping. Other new arrivals at the Omu zoo include the Chimpanzees and flamingos.
Location: 1, Omu resort drive, Bogije Town, Bogije Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
Family Fun Amusement Park
This is another top kid friendly destination. It is an outdoor amusement park filled with different games. They offer packages for birthday parties or school day out in an event centre with a big play area. It is also a perfect place for churches, private and business retreats located in a quiet and serene community.
Location: 10, Oke-Agbo Road, Anuoluwapo Close, Gberigbe, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
Welcome to Ticklebay’s purposely built indoor and outdoor party venue. It serves and delivers fun for everyone. The TickleBay venue has –
- Palpy Chandelier Hall (indoor)
- TickleBay Playground and Swimming Pool
- TickleBay Party/Stationery Store.
The playground is a haven for mothers and their little ones. Excellent if you are planning a party. They also offer kids event planning services and party rentals. They have over 26 bouncy castles to rent from and a large selection of candy tables/cart.
Follow Ticklebay on instagram @ticklebay
Location: Kilometer 13, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
Funtopia Leisure Resort
Funtopia is an ideal children’s world and is located in Ibeju-Lekki. There are fun sections for kids below the age of three; parents can have fun with their children when they play, swim and enjoy several water sports. There are also arcade and computer games in ‘Cusco city’, billiards, table tennis in ‘The Shed’ and a wide variety of other activities to keep your children entertained.
Location: Km 35, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki Estate Phase 1, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos
Funland is a recreational and entertainment park for kids with facilities that include toys, games, bouncy castles, train rides, carousels and so many other creative and interactive games for children and adults.
Location: 25, Joel Ogunnaike Street, G.R.A, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
If there was any place that was made for kids, @chocolatroyal would be it. If the authentic, freshly baked French pastries, chocolates, breads, donuts and ice creams don’t sway them, then the paint and bake ceramic cafe next door will.
Location: 267a Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island
FuntasticaLand is a party and family entertainment centre created to offer the local community a fun packed day out in a safe environment with loads of exciting things to do, but most of all at an affordable price so everyone can join in.It consists of rides such Kiddies rides, Merry-go-round, Video Game Arcades, Bouncy Castles, Funzone, 6D Cinema, Play Stations, 3D movies, Fun Food Kiosks, Party Shop, Dance Machine, Party Hall and Many More
Location: 25 Olusoji Idowu St, Ilupeju Olusoji Idowu Street Ilupeju, 100252, Lagos
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