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It is that time of the year again when mothers world over are appreciated for the selfless love they bring to our families each day. With the day gaining an audience in Kenya every year, more and more events, offers and gift prizes are coming up on how to celebrate her. Here are just a few ideas Kenya kidz has for you.
For the mothers interested in plays, art exhibitions, culture shows then this year's Mother's Day will not disappoint.
The Louis Leakey Auditorium at the National Museum is showing a play called My Mum, My Queen. The play follows the journey of motherhood along with the joys and tears that come with it. Advance tickets will go for Sh1200 while ones sold at the door will be Sh1500. The show will run from Saturday 9th May to Sunday 10th May. For bookings and more information call 0725 040 951
For the one who is not afraid to get down and dirty, these activities are sure to tickle their fancy.
Rolf's Place in Rongai is offering families paintballing, swimming and teambuilding activities. Paintballing is a sport whereby players compete to eliminate opponents by tagging them with capsules containing water-soluble dye and featuring a gelatin outer shell (referred to as paintballs) propelled from a device called a paintball marker (commonly referred to as a paintball gun).For Sh2500, one will be able to enjoy a full session of paintballing (100 paint-balls) which comes with a Paint ball instructor. This fee also caters to lunch, transport to and from Nairobi and team building fun games.
The cost however excludes swimming which is Sh300 and any other activity not mentioned in the itinerary. A booking fee of Sh1000 is required.
This event will run on Sunday May 10th from 10am-6pm.
Another event not specifically for Mother's Day but is sure to be enjoyed by those who like running in the wild. This year's Lukenya Trail Run will take place on Sunday May 10th at Lukenya Academy. It will see participants run on a 5km, 10km or 20km trail while viewing wild animals along the way. Citizens will be charged Sh3000 while residents will pay Sh3500. The run will take place from 7am until 12noon. For more information contact Humphrey Okore on 0722 556 989, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org visit their website-http://www.runningkenya.co.ke/
For mothers who live for the mall, here are a few places to visit this weekend
The Village Market is paying tribute to mothers with an event called A Moment In Time. The tribute will be to amazing women some of which will be from Kenyan celebrities. There will also be giveaways and special pampering for mothers.
The Galleria Shopping Mall has plenty in store for mothers this weekend.
Nakumatt Select and Accesorize with style will giving away gifts for those spotted shopping.
The little ones will be kept busy at Bee Crafty which will be offering free arts and crafts activities and mothers can get henna tattoos as they wait.
The KEDE Band will be at the Food Zone to entertain with lovely ballads.
The mall is also running a competition that will see one mother win a shopping spree. One has to nominate their mother on Galleria's Facebook page by saying what they love about her, and what they would want to tell her this Mother's Day. Nominations endon Sunday 10th May at 10pm and the winning message will be re-posted.
For more information on the day's activities, call 0704 498 463 or visit their website.
Lunch & Brunch Mums
A nice family brunch, lunch or dinner is always a lovey way of appreciating your mother and many eating places have offers. Here are just a few of them.
Crowne Plaza is offering mothers a 15 per cent discount at the Baraka Restaurant.
There is also an offer of a night's stay and brunch buffet for Sh15000. This offer accommodates two adults and two children below 12 years.
Another offer is a brunch at Baraka Restaurant for Sh2000 Per person while children aged between 1-12yrs ger a 50 per cent discount.
There will be live music by Latapaza Tunes Band and a complimentary glass of wine for all the mothers. There will also be a kids fun room access.
These will take place on Saturday May 9th and Sunday May 10th starting 10am. For more information call 020 2746000 or visit their website.
Sarova Panafric is treating mothers with of eating delights.
The hotel shall be offering lunch or dinner with a complimentary cocktail, dessert, and tea or coffee
Mothers can also delight in high tea served with freshly made sandwiches and pastries.
One can also order a custom made cake for their mothers.
The offers have been running since Friday May 8th and will end on Sunday May 10th