Oh, to be young: not a care in the world, no real responsibilities, an endless amount of energy and enthusiasm… who wouldn’t want to go back to the simpler days of youth?
Well, this week, we think you should! Forget your grown-up worries and take a trip down memory lane with this lively line-up of events and activities around town.
Age is just a number: deep down, we’re all young at heart!
“Majnoun Riyada” @Bisharat Golf Club
Friday, November 11th at 10:00 a.m.
Want to run and play like a kid again, while completing an exciting physical challenge? Take part in this year’s Crazy Sports Race, sponsored by Trainers Gym! This fun, grueling race will require you to undertake an array of physical tests and obstacles in order to get to the finish line. You don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to enjoy this activity: it’s suitable to all fitness levels, and there are competition categories from both men and women across all age categories, from age 14 up.
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Absolutely Mexican @Cinco de Mayo
Tuesday, November 8th – Friday, November 11th
If your 9-to-5 seems drab and dreary, inject a bit of color and flavor into your week at Cinco de Mayo’s “Absolutely Mexican” event! Chef Gerardo Vazquez Lugo will be serving up a world-class menu of mouthwatering, authentic Mexican fare. Delicioso!
Kids Eat Free @Buffalo Wings & Rings
Friday, November 11th from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Kids just get all the perks, don’t they? If you’ve got young ones, take them to Buffalo Wings & Rings on Friday, where they can enjoy a free Kids Meal! While the grown-ups won’t get to cash in on this awesome deal (it’s for children 10 and under and, sadly, being a kid at heart doesn’t count), you can still dig in to a messy plate of wings and forget about all that boring sophisticated adult stuff.
Karaoke Night @The Queen Vic
Monday, November 7th at 8:00 p.m.
Forget your inhibitions and sing your heart out! This Monday, The Queen Vic is hosting one of their much-loved karaoke nights, where you can down a little liquid courage before belting out your favorite tunes.
Rock Night @Good Pub
Saturday, November 12th at 8:00 p.m.
Remember when music still rocked? If you’re yearning for those good ol’ days, head down to Good Pub on Saturday, where Hazem Bawab and his band will be performing a bunch of your favorite rock hits. They’ll be accompanied by the Amazing Nomads, so it promises to be a killer time.
Price: 5 JD
“Song of the Whale” @Haya Cultural Center
Thursday, November 10th – Sunday, November 13th
Coming all the way from Denmark to Jordan, “Song of the Whale” is a delightful performance about a girl’s journey into the belly of a humpback whale. This whimsical play is perfect for children between the ages of six and nine, and is sure to let their imaginations soar. After all, isn’t that what childhood is all about?
Amman Street Fashion Pop Up Shop @Abdali Mall
Wednesday, November 9th – Saturday, November 12th
Let go of your cares and worries with a little retail therapy! Head to the ground floor of Abdali Mall from November 9th to 12th, between 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., to enjoy the third pop up shop hosted by Amman Street Fashion. Snap up your favorite designer clothing, beauty products, home decor, art, snacks, and more!
Books Bazaar @Book@Cafe
Friday, November 11th at 9:00 a.m.
What better way to escape the monotony of adulthood than by getting lost in a good book? At Books@Cafe’s Books Bazaar, you’ll find incredible deals on a huge selection of reads across all genres. Best of all, every book in the bazaar is on sale for less than 5 JD! Can you really afford NOT to go?
Stay forever young, Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team