A lifer expat mummy in Kuwait blogging on things to do in Kuwait for kids and adults, places to visit, fun and cultural events, general info, shopping bargains and interesting stuff. Email: LWDLIK@gmail.com
AWARE Center is moving to a new location (by December 17, 2016) from Surra to Abu Fatira New Address: Abu Fatira, Block 1, Street 101, Villa 23 Coordinates: 29.2037040 48.0970640
AWARE ANNUAL EVENT: CAMEL RACES
Join AWARE for a day out at the Camel Races! This outing involves lunch at a Kuwaiti farm. Departure from AWARE: 11:30 a.m. Return Departure: 4:30 p.m. Ticket Fee: Adults: KD 13 Children; age 6 – 12: KD 5 Infants; age 1 – 5: KD 2 Children below age 1 (No Bus seat): Free (Please note: Camel Race Club does not charge an entrance fee) Limited Seats! Registration is though Cash Payments only. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, November 27, 2016
OLD KUWAIT CITY
Saturday, November 19, 2016 Departure from AWARE: 9:30 a.m. This tour will include historical sites in old Kuwait City such as Old Gate of Kuwait, Naif Palace & AlMana’ee Old Mosque. Bring along your camera and comfortable walking shoes for an enjoyable day out to learn about Kuwait’s past. Tour fee: KD 5 per person (Refreshments, Transport & Tour guide included) Very limited seats! Seats will be given on a first register, first serve basis To register, kindly email firstname.lastname@example.org your full name & contact number.
MOVIE NIGHT: BAS YA BAHAR
The first feature film to be made by the state of Kuwait. It is a period piece about Kuwait before the discovery of oil when fishing was the predominant occupation. "Bas Ya Bahar" (The cruel sea) was produced by Kuwaiti producer Khalid Al-Siddiq. Bas Ya Bahar is a beautiful personification of the treacherous sea & a critical representation of the harsh life in Kuwait before oil. Movie starts at: 6:00 p.m. Movie Duration: 106 minutes Refreshments provided.
GUIDED TOUR: GRAND MOSQUE
For a rewarding, spiritual & informative experience. This is a 1½ tour of one of Kuwait’s most famous landmarks. Ladies are required to cover - long sleeves and long ankle length skirt, otherwise the mosque will provide a cloak. If you have your own scarf you’re welcome to bring it. Cameras are allowed. Children are welcome. This tour meets directly at the Grand Mosque