Events for the weekend (10&11 June)

 

Family Concert: Here comes the Summer with the ECO Band - 10 June

 

Celebrate summer with a sunny selection of song as you dream of the long summer days. Come along and hear the bubbly ECO band for some seasonal scorchers and a jazzy take on some old familiars.

 

Children's Workshops in the National Botanic Gardens - 10 June

 

 

Jack and the Giant Beanstalk in Lambert Puppet Theatre - 10 June

 

 

Drop-in Activity: Brilliant Brooches: in the National Museum of Ireland (Archaeology) - 10 June

 

There are some beautiful brooches to be seen at the National Museum of Ireland, from the famous ‘Tara’ Brooch of early Christian times, to brooches worn by Viking women, and even brooches given as love tokens in Medieval times. Learn about the people who wore these brilliant brooches and have a go at making your own to take home!

 

Interactive Installations: Music, Movements & Light in The Ark - 10 June

 

Free Entry! Discover fascinating and quirky electronic sound installations by composer Jonathan Nangle

 

UCD Festival at UCD - 10 June

 

 

Early Years Workshops: Making Music Together in The Ark - 10 June

 

Using a fun easy-to-follow colour-coded system and animated music games, Dabbledoo guarantees that any aspiring musician (young or old) will instantly be singing and playing along together. Everyone gets an instrument and everyone gets to join in. 

 

Create Dance Workshop at Draiocht - 10 June

 

During this innovative dance project, dancers and facilitators Mark Rogers and Antje O’Toole continue to work their ‘dance magic’ with our group of children with an intellectual disability, their parents and siblings in weekly workshops.

 

Full of the Pipe Truck Show in Celbridge - 10 & 11 June

 

 

Teddy Bear Picnic at Rathwood - 10 & 11 June

 

 

The Irish Maritime Festival in Drogheda Port - 10 & 11 June

 

The award winning Irish Maritime Festival takes place at the Port in the heritage town of Drogheda, Co. Louth. Every year, this busy commercial port transforms into a family friendly festival site. The mythical River Boyne and magnificent viaduct are the backdrop for all the fun that the Festival has to offer.

 

Bike Fest in St Anne's Park - 11 June

 

 

All About Baby Fair in Citywest Hotel, Saggart - 11 June

 

Over 50+ stalls, talks, demo’s, consults, free kids entertainment, a preloved section and more! Free Goody bags for first 150 tickets sold. Raffle Prizes. Lots of lovely people coming together to celebrate all things Mama & baby and supporting a worthy cause as the event raises funds for Irish Charity, Friends of Breastfeeding!

 

Yoga in the Park in Malahide Castle & Gardens - 11 June

 

The Event will comprise of a 75 minute yoga class presented by one of the HotYogaDublin team. We will have a childrens yoga tent this year with a 50 min yoga class & storytelling for age groups 4yrs - 10yrs making it a family event.

 

Hands-on History: Drop-in Activity in the National Museum of Ireland (Collins Barracks) - 11 June

 

A chance to explore some of the artefacts from the Museum's collection of objects for handling with Museum educators - a fascinating drop-in handling session for all ages.

 

Street Feast (various locations) - 11 June

 

There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.

 

Colour Dash Dublin in Phoenix Park - 11 June

 

At Colour Dash, participants run, walk or jog as they are pelted by powdered paint at each kilometre along the route. Each km represents a different cancer as well as cancer survivorship.

 

Baby Bay Market in Maldron Hotel, Tallaght - 11 June

 

The Baby Bay Market is THE place to buy sell and recycle all your baby clothes and goods. Clear out and make some cash, pass on the stuff you no longer need, save money on the very expensive baby essentials. 

 

Bloomsday Summer Street Party in North Great Georges Street - 11 June

 

 

Walk for Greyhounds at Farmleigh - 11 June

 

This is a fun, peaceful, family-friendly walk in the park to promote greyhounds as pets, with a route approximately 4km long taking about an hour to complete. 

 

Children's Art Workshop in Russborough House & Gardens - 11 June

 

 

PPC Royal Ball in Panda Play Cafe - 11 June

 

Join Elsa, Belle and Rapunzel for a magical night including dancing, singing, party games, a Princess Makeover Station led by the three Fairy Godmothers, a royal tea party with cupcake decorating, professional photos with the princesses taken by Peter Kiss Photography (for a small additional fee), and we’ll finish the evening with a crowning ceremony and certificates for each prince and princess!

 

Free Sunday Sketching in Hugh Lane Gallery - 11 June

 

During these workshops for families we invite you to explore and respond to our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions such as Port Life: Eugeen van Mieghem, through discussion and drawing. Parents must stay with children at all times. Bring your own sketchbook along or avail of the drawing materials provided. Suitable for kids over 4.

 

Weekly Family Workshop at IMMA - 11 June 

 

Get creative together as a family, explore artworks with IMMA staff, and enjoy a hands-on workshop in the galleries. Explorer’s drop-in, fun and free.

 

Bloomsday Festival (various locations) - 11 - 16 June

 

Have Fun!




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