That was a long weekend, wasn’t it? Even though the break is over, that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. The Tip n’ Tag team has whipped up a list of 10 events for those of you looking for things to do in Amman. Pull out your calendars and start saving dates!
Karim Said & The Etihad Chamber Orchestra @ American Community School
June 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
Local pianist and conductor Karim Said will be joining notes with the Etihad Orchestra for all you erudite readers out there. If you’ve been itching to enjoy classical music for a while now, head to the American Community School this Wednesday and catch them live. All proceeds from this concert will go towards creating music scholarships for talented youth. Seats are limited, so be sure to book through Karasi.
Price: 10 JD | Class A
5JD | Students
Ambush Opening Night @ Zorba
June 13 @ 9:00 p.m.
It’s official: night life Amman has returned. Ambush will be reopening this weekend, showing off Zorba‘s new and renovated rooftop. French producer and DJ Traumer will be fronting the show, promising to showcase his eclectic music that fluidly switches between genres.
Price: 10 JD
Beer Pong Contest @ Buffalo Wings & Rings
June 14 @ 5:00 p.m.
Who said sports and alcohol don’t mix? If you’re over 21, be sure to catch Buffalo’s beer pong contest at their 7th Circle branch. Get a designated driver, and create a team to prove your resilience in a beer pong game for a chance of winning a goodies bag from Amstel.
Price: 20 JD ++
Guitanai live @ Maestro
June 14 @ 9:30 p.m.
Jordanian band Guitanai will be coming through at Maestro for a night of live music. The group is known for its genre-bending antics, and their events are some of the most exciting concerts in Amman. Grab a drink before (or during) the performance, and enjoy the show with your friends.
Price: 7 JD
Bottomless Brunch @ District
June 14 @ 1:00 p.m.
What’s better than a brunch? A brunch with unlimited alcohol, of course. District is one of the most popular spots for brunch in Amman, and for good reason. DJ Amray will be spinning the records this Friday, so be sure to reserve your seat.
Price: 39 JD ++
ICS Food Fair @ International Community School
June 14 @ 12:00 p.m.
Looking for fun activities to go with good bites? the ICS Food Fair is back in town for its 35th annual spin. You’ll be eating dishes from different cultures, dancing and playing all sorts of games – raffles included! Gather a bunch of friends and buy your tickets at the door!
Price: 6 JD | Adults
4 JD | Children under the age of 16
Free | Children under the age of 3
Cycling Dabouq @ Amman Cycling Club
June 10 @ 7:00 p.m.
With Ramadan and an exceptionally long break both out of the way, now’s a great time to get your metabolism going (again). Join a friendly group of cyclists in Dabouq this Monday for a fun ride across the neighborhood. You will be provided with both a bike and a helmet, but be sure to RSVP!
Price: 5 JD
Unleash Your Feminine Goddess @ Thea Soul-Chology
June 15 @ 9:00 a.m.
Join the people at Thea for a 7-hour journey of self-discovery to unleash your inner-feminine power. You will be guided to understand what it means to be a woman, how to harness your inner divine feminine and create balance in your life.
Price: 175 JD
JR Book Club: City of Djinns @ JR The Wine Experience
June 12 @ 7:00 p.m.
Are you itching to discuss your favorite books? Jordan River’s book club is discussing City of Djinns this Wednesday. Grab a copy and book a seat before it’s too late, because spots are limited.
The Jungle Book Screening for Kids @ Shoman Library
June 13 @ 4:00 p.m.
Odds are, you’ve grown up watching Jungle Book cartoons in your formative years. Introduce your kids to this magical story where it’ll be screened at Shoman Library this Thursday. Don’t worry, you can join them for a hefty dose of nostalgia, too.