Are you feeling it Tipsters? And by ‘it’ we mean the summer vibes, chill atmospheres and the buzz of Ammani’s events in full-on summer mode? If you’re looking for a way to get on that wagon and are itching for something to do, we got you. This week, expand your cultural palette with an orchestra concert or meet new people at a bowling event. Get in a group workout by cycling the town, or try something new for the first time. If you’re a night owl, you’ll be happy to know that there are fantastic parties with the best DJ’s mixing sick beats. And for all you family pods out there, get to know each other on another level. Whatever rocks your boat, we’ve listed it all!
Chill O’Posite @ Republic of Entertainment
Thursday, August 10 @ 9:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
ROE is taking part in one of the hippest summertime festivals in the region. Chill O’Posite is taking over Dahab between September the 1st and the 4th. Four full days of magic, music and good vibrations. And to kick off the mini-festival right here in town, Republic is giving us Ammani’s a taste of what’s to come by hosting the same Ramazing DJ’s from the main event! This Thursday, welcome Beruit’s MaDJam and Egypt’s SEBZZ for hip beats and sick sound waves.
Price: 10 JD
Shams Nights @ Beit Shams
Tuesday, August 8 @ 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Feel like having a chill night out in the awesome summer weather in town? Shams Nights is a weekly dinner at Beit Shams. Bring your friends or that special someone for a breezy night filled with favorite seasonal mezzes and traditional BBQ. You’ll have to reserve a spot, so make sure you check out the page for all the info. Dinner is served at 9:00 p.m.!
Price: 20 JD Inclusive
Said Mrad Live @ DayDreams
Friday, August 11 @ 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
How about indulging in a little Friday daze? Imagine this; beautiful blue skies, mesmerizing views of Amman’s skyline, delicious food and amazing music. Sold yet? This Friday, Amman’s newest venue is taking over Boulevard’s Rooftop with a live performance by DJ Legend Said Mrad from Beirut and DJ Marwan K! Listen to your temptations while tasting mouthwatering food and a variety of drinks, while listening to fresh Oriental beats. Book your table to make sure you get a spot! Doors open at 2:00 p.m.
Price: 15 JD
Amman Comedy Night @ Rainbow Theater
Thursday, August 10 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
It’s been a while since we’ve had a great comedy night option in town. So get excited because it’s finally back at Rainbow Theater this Thursday! The line up is the answer to the events’ question; ‘What do you get when you give an aid worker, a dentist and a struggling actor a microphone and an hour’? Grab your funny boned friends to find out and make sure you book your spot! The show will be in English, and tickets can be bought at Fann wa Chai and Turtle Green Tea Bar.
Price: 5 JD
Fancy Footwork @ Cafe de Paris
Friday, August 11 @ 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
It’s about to get a little bit crazy up in Weibdeh with Cafe de Paris’s Fancy Footwork night! Always a great local spot for a poppin’ party, Cafe de Paris is hosting a night of shaking your booty on the dance floor. There will be a sick selection of beats from Reggae to Funk, Hip Hop to House played by BokaDJ, and DJ Nader Issam all the way from Dubai! Grab a group or your date, and put on those dancing shoes!
Price: 7 JD
Bowling @ JOR Elite Bowling Center
Wednesday, August 9 @ 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Out & About is all about spreading the love. If you’re interested in meeting new, like-minded people, making a new friend or two while engaging in a fun activity, this event is for you. Built on spreading peace, love and creating connections, Out & About is hosting a bowling night at JOR Elite Bowling Center to do just that. The event requires no reservations, and offers up an awesome game of bowling with a soft drink for a super-affordable price!
Price: 3.5 JD
Palestinian Youth Orchestra @ Saint Joseph Cultural Center – Franciscan Sisters School
Wednesday, August 9, @ 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
If you want to expand your mind with a little culture, why not an orchestra? The Friends of Jordan Festival is hosting a spectacular concert by the Palestinian Youth Orchestra (PYO); the flagship orchestra of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music. With a dream to bring together Palestinian musicians worldwide, the PYO will be performing two unforgettable shows both afternoon and nighttime. Be one of those who want to listen and support a great cause. Check out the page for more details!
Price: 10-40 JD
Yemeni Film Days @ The Royal Film Commission
Sunday, August 6 – Wednesday, August 9 @ 8:00 p.m.
Ever get the feeling that you know really little about a place? Let’s say one of those places might be Yemen. If it is, you’re about to get a little closer to understanding what Yemen is all about. The Royal Film Commission is teaming up with Innovative Yemen to give you a visual journey of Yemen in the form of film. The first ‘Yemeni Film Days‘ is on, and you’re in for a ride.
A Guide for Welcoming Your Newborn @ Landmark Amman Hotel
Saturday, August 12 @ 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Got a new born that’s come into your life and you’re not quite sure how to deal? Let’s be real…it’s not easy. Babies are a handful, and that’s why 360Moms are here to the rescue. Organizing an event for expecting and new mommies alike, this workshop is meant to help you through your journey with your new born. Covering all you need to know, from what to expect, breastfeeding, the first few weeks and more…you’ll get all you need to know. The event will be attended by Dr. Kilani (OBGYN), Dr. Tamim (Breastfeeding Consultant) and Dr. Kilan (Pediatrician), so you’ll get it straight from the source. Plus, you’ll find a support system. Register to book your spot, and bring the daddies who get to get in for free! Bonus: there are awesome prizes to be won!
Price: 30 JD
Yoga Day @ Shams El Balad
Saturday, August 12 @ 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
How about something at a different speed for some family fun? We’re sure you’ve had a crazy summer with your kids and could use a little winding down. This Yoga Day is a full day of exploring and experiencing different Yoga styles to better know your body. If you’ve got older kids, bring them along to the morning classes open for all levels about meditation, pranayama, and Yoga Dragon Dance. Or have them join the afternoon sessions exploring stretching and bending, Dosha, Yin Unwind & Yoga Nidra. For the littler ones, there are two one-hour sessions morning and afternoon for kids (registration needed). So if you’re looking for a full day of learning, growing and engaging with the family…this yoga event is going full-throttle with the best instructors in town. Bonus: the food at Shams El Balad is super yummy.
Price: Adults: 15 JD per session, 35 JD full day pass – Kids: 15 JD without parents, 10 JD with parents
Gymnastics 101 @ SheFighter
August 7 – August 30 @ 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Ever wanted to take gymnastics? Perhaps it’s been a dream, or maybe you got inspired by all the gymnastics-crazy media. Whatever your reason may be, SheFighter is really excited to be organizing the Gymnastics for Beginners course for a third time! You’ll get 12 full hours of training over the course of the month, and learn all about strength, flexibility and stamina. Trainer Inas Khalifeh is sure to whip you into shape!
Price: 80 JD
Cycling Khalda @ Amman Cycling Club
Sunday, August 6 @ 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Up for a cycling ride and meeting new people? Amman Cycling Club is making it easy. This Sunday, gather at Al-Maaref School to take a tour around Khalda for a few hours. You’ll be provided the bike, helmet, yellow vest for safety, water and the company of professional guides for tips, support and technical assistance. Seats are limited so make sure to reserve a spot and dress in comfy sportswear!
Price: 5 JD
As always Tipsters, stay curious!
The Tip n’ Tag Team