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The Daydreamer – June 2018: Week 1 Events

It’s already June and that marks the midpoint of Ramadan, and this year! Summer’s officially making its way to Amman and it’s bringing with it musical evenings and fun-filled adventures. This week’s packed with soul touching tunes, mind calming events and heart filling scents. The Tip n’ Tag Team doesn’t want you missing out on any of the fun, so pull out your phones and empty your calendars. Here’s what’s in store for you!

Night Life

Night at the Park

Night at the Park @ Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts‘ Park
June 6 @ 9:00 p.m.

Art at the Park is hosting a night edition this Ramadan, combining the best of what the Arab world has to offer in terms of culture, music and food! Whether you’re a poet, musician, or a night-owl, Night at the Park is your little heaven on earth. Surround yourself with acoustic performances, delectable food and great company!

Price: 2 JD

Body and Mind

Evening Beginners Yoga Class

Evening Beginners Yoga Class @ Inner Life Institute
June 3 @ 5:00 p.m.

Want to be a Yogi but don’t know a downward dog from a child pose? You don’t have to figure out your head from your toes any longer! Helen Hamilton, a certified Iyengar teacher, is your godsend. She’s hosting a yoga class for beginners, much like you, who’d like to dabble with the art of inner balance.

Price: Free

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation @ Prana Space
June 5 @ 5:00 p.m.

The practice of mindfulness is as addictive as it is beneficial. It clears your mind and washes over your spirit. With the guiding support of your guru, Farah, you’ll learn to pay attention to your breath and bring awareness to your body in a 45 minute meditation session. If you’re not fasting, try to avoid eating a large meal before sitting on the mat, you might end up passing out and not enjoying the benefits of mindful meditation.

Price: Free

Great Outdoors

Night Sky Monitoring

Night Sky Monitoring @ Qasr Al-Harrana
June 8 @ 4:00 p.m.

Who doesn’t love a breathtaking view of the starry sky? Phi Science Institute is hosting an evening in the desert, where you can monitor the night sky for what it truly is, unpolluted. You’ll start your evening with your arrival at sundown and follow it with a simple Iftar, then you’ll get to look through a telescope and learn about the wonders the cosmos holds! You’ll want to prepare a few stories to tell for when you’re gathered around in a musical circle afterwards.
For more information, click here.

Price: 7 JD / Without Transportation
12 JD / With Transportation

Track Wednesdays - Running Amman

Track Wednesdays – Running Amman @ Amman Baccalaureate School
June 6 @ 5:45 p.m.

A meal is always more rewarding right after a mind numbing exercise! Put on your track suits and join your fellow runners in burning a few calories before Iftar. Running Amman is hosting an event for those of you who’d like to work on their distance and intensity interval workouts!
For more information, click here.

Price: 3 JD

Abdoun Neighborhood Group Run & Brunch

Abdoun Neighborhood Group Run & Brunch – Running Amman @ Starbucks
June 8 @ 7:45 a.m.

Friday breakfasts are a timeless ritual, and a modern version of that is brunch. Running Amman is hosting a neighborhood run in Abdoun for the early birds who want to sweat their way to the worm. When you’re through with your morning workout, you’ll have a light group brunch and coffee, and what better way to start your day?

Price: Free Admission, but you’ll have to pay for your own brunch!

Midnight Race

Midnight Race @ Jordan Speed Center
June 7 @ 12:00 a.m.

If you’re a speed fanatic, you’re going to love this event! KTM Amman is hosting the second round of the RC CUP this Ramadan, in a mad dash midnight race. They’ll be serving up snacks and drinks for you to properly get into the race, all you have to do is show up and partake in the glory of roaring engines and scorching tires.

Price: Free


Thai Cooking Workshop & Iftar

Thai Cooking Workshop and Iftar @ Jadal for Knowledge and Culture
June 4 @ 4:00 p.m.

It’s thaim for you to learn how to cook Thai food! Join Chef Berry in his collaboration with Jadal for Knowledge and Culture on a flavor-filled journey, and cultivate yourself a little bit more with what he has in store for your taste buds! You’ll probably want to pay attention, because like it or not, you’re gonna end up sharing the food you prepared for Iftar!

Price: 20 JD

Iftar Teta

Iftar Teta @ Beit Shams
June 4 @ 6:30 p.m.

Who doesn’t love mouth-watering food? Regardless whether or not you’re fasting, you should always relish in heavenly flavors! Grab your friends and pull up a seat, you’ll want to have an empty stomach to fill with what Beit Shams have prepared for you, from Mezze to barbecue!

Price: 25.5 JD

Ramadan Suhoor Fundraiser

Ramadan Suhoor Fundraiser @ King Hussein Club
June 6 @ 9:00 p.m.

The holy month is all about giving, and it’s in this spirit of giving that Autism Mena is hosting a fundraiser to invest in the future of children with autism. All proceeds will seed and support training programs dedicated to developing the skills of those very children. Of course a Suhoor wouldn’t be complete without a live performance, and that’s where renowned singer, Ilham Al Madfai and his band come in!

Price: 60 JD/ All Inclusive per Person
50 JD/ per Person – A Table for 10 People

As always Tipsters, stay curious!

Lemur Love, 

The Tip n’ Tag Team