Well hello there July! Summer in Amman is finally in full swing. Hot days, cool nights, and lively events. It’s what we live for. Soak in the sun at a cool pool party, get the adventurer in you going with exciting hikes, or if you aren’t an outdoorsy person, join a cooking workshop thats bound to impress your friends at your next dinner party. Whatever you choose to do, remember to always make it memorable.
Groove Garden @ H2O Pool & Lounge
July 6 @ 10:00 a.m.
The weather is hot and you can’t help but dream about an ice cold beer, a chilled-out pool, and sexy beats that’ll keep you on your feet. Well we’ve got you covered! Head down to H2O Pool lounge this Friday for a tropical themed pool party featuring DJs EXODA, MOH, Mayss, DODIC, B-Side, Amro Malhas, and Zeid.
Price: 15 JD/ With reservations
20 JD/ No reservations
Amman Poetry Slam @ Books@Cafe
July 2 @ 7:00 p.m.
Don’t underestimate the power of a spoken word, for it surely can touch souls. This Monday be part of a slam event and let your voice be heard beyond cultural, social, political and economic borders. Perform or watch others use words full of power and magic, strong enough to influence the masses. Any proceeds or donations received will be funneled back into the slam to pay for the cost of sponsoring upcoming performances.
Price: 5 JD
Dinner and Dialogue @ Shams Community
July 2 @ 7:30 p.m.
Conversation connects people, opens up minds and embraces differences. Expand your horizons and engage in topics that touch our community. Come down to Shams and enjoy dinner infused with dialogue. This week’s session will be tackling the topic of Drug Abuse and Addiction.
Price: 6 JD
Thai Cooking Workshop @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
July 7 @ 5:00 p.m.
Thai cuisine needs no introduction. Known for its exotic flavors and fragrances, Thai cuisine is definitely a must-try among foodies. At this cooking workshop, held at Jadal for Knowledge and Culture, Chef Berry will be teaching you how to cook Green Papaya Salad, Pad Thai, and Massaman Beef Curry. Don’t miss out on the deliciousness, register your name today.
Price: 20 JD / Including workshop fees, dinner and a cup of coffee/tea
Mindfulness Meditation with Farah @ Prana Space
July 7 @ 5:30 p.m.
Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. Through mindfulness meditation, you can see how your thoughts and feelings tend to move in particular patterns. Join Farah’s weekly mindfulness meditation sessions at Prana Space, and become more in control of your thoughts.
Price: 20 JD / Four sessions
7 JD / Drop-in
Capoeira Angola @ Inner Life Institute
July 3 @ 7:15 p.m
Capoe.. What? Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian sport and art form that incorporates elements of dance, music, acrobatics and self defense techniques together. With this sport, you’ll learn how to build agility, flexibility, speed and strength. This will be a challenging work-out, however you won’t need any previous experience, just come by, and bring your willingness to move with you.
Price: Contact Inner Life Institute.
Al- Salt City Tour @ Experience Jordan
July 7 @ 8:45 a.m.
Bored of the same ol’ same ol’ outings in Amman? Why not take a trip to Al-Salt? Known for encompassing people of all faiths and backgrounds that live peacefully together, Al-Salt is the perfect representation of harmony in Jordan. This city walking tour will include stops at different historical sites along the trail and a traditional meal of Salti food held at a local family’s house.
Price: 30 JD
Abdoun Neighborhood Group Run & Brunch @ Starbucks
July 7 @ 7:45 a.m.
Get up and get moving this weekend. Running Amman is organizing a run this Friday morning starting at Starbucks Abdoun. Embrace new friendships while getting the exercise your body needs. Post run, the group will discuss brunch options for a little extra incentive.
Wadi Rum/Jabal Khazaali @ Jordan Canyons
July 6 @ 6:00 a.m.
Red sands and scenic views, the majority of you are familiar with Wadi Rum. What most of you may not know though, is that among the dunes, stands a grand peak at an altitude of 1,420 meters. Khazaali, a favorite among rock climbers, is one of the most beautiful summits in Wadi Rum. This two day adventure will include rock climbing, scrambling, crossing ponds and of course, a bird’s-eye view of the captivating Wadi Rum. For more info, click here.
Price: 170 JD / Person
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