What’s on For Families: September 16th-17th

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Need some weekend inspiration? Join the LËTZ GO GOLD flashmob, take your last chance to discover the Bee Trail or why not give Brazilian Jiu Jitsu a try? All this and more in this week’s What’s On for Families!

Saturday

Freshers & Followers

Families and friends of St George’s International School are invited to learn more about the assorted clubs, extra-curricular activities, associations and services available in Luxembourg! This event is a fun and informative community event for all the family! Kids should not miss the bouncy castle and the games organized for them!

Where: St George’s International School, 11 rue des Peupliers, 2328 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: September 16, 12.00pm-3:00pm
Age: All
Cost: Free
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Theaterfest

This festival marks the start of the theatre season in Lux. To learn more about the new programme, the public is invited to stroll along the red carpet and explore all that will be on offer this season. Every corner of Place Clairefontaine will host small theatre or dance performances for every taste and age. Various lectures and theatre workshops for kids will be organized as well.

Where: Place Clairefontaine, rue Notre Dame, L-2240 LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg
When: September 16, 2:00pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

Flashmob LËTZ GO GOLD

Dance together in support of the fight against childhood cancer! You can learn the short dance here!

Where: Place Guillaume II, L-1648 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: September 16, 3:30pm–3:45pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
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Opening of the Kockelscheuer Ice Rink

Where: Kockelscheuer icerink, 20 Route de Bettembourg, L-1899 Kockelscheuer
When: Ice Skating rink open from September 15 at 12pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Various
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Happy Fitness Open Day

This is a fabulous opportunity to explore kids sports classes offered at Happy Fitness. Don’t forget to book your place for the trial classes – check out the website!

Where: Happy Fitness, 20 rue des Peupliers, 2328 Hamm, Luxembourg
When: September 16, 9:30am–12:30pm
Age: 2+ years
Cost: Free
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Kids Open doors in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Kids can take part in a 45 minute open session – through the art of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, the young students will embark on a fun and motivational journey that will increase their self-respect and confidence.

Where: Rue de Beggen, L-1221 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
When: September 16, 10:30am–11:15pm
Age: 6+ years
Cost: Free
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Open Doors Day at CAVEM Musical School

Kids can explore the varied range of music classes offered at the school!

Where: 10 rue des Trévires, L-2628 Luxembourg-Bonnevoie
When: September 16, 10:00am–5:00pm
Age: 6+ years
Cost: Free
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Kids Yoga (5-9 yrs) & Pre-teen Yoga (10-13 yrs)

Yoga is a great way for kids to increase awareness of themselves, others and the world, while having fun! The kids class is taught in English and French by Anna Svensson. The pre-teen class is taught in English but French translation is possible.

Where:  2, Circuit de la Foire Internationale, Luxembourg-Kirchberg
When: Kids Yoga: Saturday– 2:30pm-3:30pm; Pree-teen: Saturday – 4:00pm-5:00pm
Age: Kids: 5-9yrs; Pre-teen: 10-13yrs
Cost: 15€
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Saturday & Sunday

Open Days Weekend In Luxembourg

During the Open Days weekend various businesses will opening their doors to the public. You can see how the postal service is organised, visit a brewery or learn about electricity. There is so much more to discover  – visit the website for the list of participating businesses!

Where:  Various
When: September 16-17
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free

Mobility Week: 16-22 September

Various activities and festivities for the whole family around the theme of mobility. The City of Luxembourg will mark the occasion with a varied programme of events. Each day of the week will focus on a specific mobility-related theme. Don’t miss La Ville est belle festival on the 17th in the streets around the Gare, Avenue de la Liberte, Blvd Roosevelt and the city centre – parade of non-motorised vehicles, a series of sports and health workshops, art and education workshops for the kids will be on hand along with much more!

Where: Various
When: September 16-22
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

Pick Your Own Apples

Pick your own apples (don’t forget to take your own bags)! And at home why don’t you prepare those delicious Apple Rose tarts!

Where: Vergers de Steinsel, Plateau de Steinsel
When: Saturdays, Sundays and Thursdays from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free; you pay the price of the apples  only
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Trampolines at Merl Park

Don’t forget about the free trampolines in Merl park for your kids!

Where: Merl park (trampolines)
When: July 3 –September 17 (12:00pm-8:00pm)
Age: 11-17 years
Cost: Free
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Bee Trail – Kids Learn Why Bees Are Awesome

Head over with the kids to the 2.3 km bee trail that goes across the city and includes 11 information stops. There you will discover the richness of biodiversity in the city as well as the world of bees (just a few examples of the adventures that awaits you on the tour: a hive on the roof of a building, a hotel for wild bees, beautiful elevated flowerbeds with an unparalleled biodiversity and much more)!

Where: Luxembourg City
When: May 20- September 17
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

Sunday

Family Fest

Family fest with lots of workshops and activities for the kids!

Where:  am ‘natur musée’ am Gronn , Rue Munster 25, L-2160 Luxembourg & Abbey of Neumünster
When: September 17, 12:00pm-6:00pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free entry to the museum/Free activities&workshops
Website

Crémant a Kultur Festival

Head over to Remich for their traditional Crémant and Culture festival! You can enjoy your crémant kids can hop on the little train, the carousel or have their face painted!

Where: Gare Routière, 5501 Remich
When: September 17, 11:00am-6:00pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

Kids Run in Parc Merveilleux – Race thru 5 continents (Booking required)

The ING Kannerlaf is a kids run taking place at Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg. There different races for every age category between 3 and 11 years, will take the kids trough a beautiful parcours around the park, passing animals and other wonderful sights on it’s way. Register your kid here!

Where: Parc Merveilleux, Route de Mondorf, 3260 Bettembourg
When: September 17, 9:00am-1:00pm; first race starts at 11:00am
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

Open Day at CSCE Rugby Luxembourg

Come and try rugby with the champions! Kids rugby classes are organized as well!

Where: Stade Gust Jacquemart, 18-24 rue Saint-Vith
When: September 17, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Age: All
Cost: Free
Website

No History without Stories MHVL (Booking required, in De/Lux)

History and stories ….kids and their parent will go on a visit full of surprises! The tour starts at the very heart of the foundation rock of the City of Luxembourg.  Who wants to see with his eyes the throne of the Grand Duke or the old parchment by which everything began?
Where: MHVL (Luxembourg City History Museum), 14 Rue Du St. Esprit, L-1475 Luxembourg

When:  September 17, 3:00pm
Age: 6-12 years
Cost: Kids/Free, Adults/Museum ticket price
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Soap Box Race

Head out to enjoy a traditional Soap Box race!

Where: City Centre and place du Marché, Differdange
When: September 17, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Age: Everyone
Cost: Free
Website

My Historical Selfie at Villa Vauban (in En, Lux, Fr, De)

After a short visit of this exhibition, the children will make an accessory based on the exhibitions. Then they will take a picture with historical setting as the backdrop. To continue the adventure, the selfies will be exposed on a specially designed wall!

Where: Villa Vauban, 18 avenue Emile Reuter, L-2420 Luxembourg
When: September 10, 3:00pm
Age: 6-12 years
Cost: 5 EUR
Website

Upcoming Events

Sunflower Montessory annual charity Table Quiz

Sunflower Montessori Crèche is hosting its annual charity Table Quiz on Saturday September 23rd at the Black Stuff Irish pub, 15 val de Hamm, L-1714 in Pulvermuhle.

This is in aid of the Ilula Orphan Program in Tanzania and KJT KannerJugend Telefon, Online Help for parents and children. All proceeds will go directly to the two charities (for more info see www.ilulaorphanprogram.org and www.kjt.lu)

You can help in many ways:

• Join in the quiz and enter a team of six people at a cost of 72€ per table. To book a table please contact sam@sunflower.lu

• Donate a prize for the tombola

• Tell your friends and colleagues about the event

We are also seeking corporate sponsorship for this event, we need 6 first prizes for the winners. If you or your company would be willing to support this event please email sam@sunflower.lu to pledge your prize. For more information click here.

Recurrent Activities

There are more activities happening this weekend listed in our recurrent weekend activities list -like  workshops at Casino,  Stories in Cité-Bibliothèque, workshops at MNHA museum and much more! Check all of them out here!

Events Outside Luxembourg

– around 24  km from Luxembourg city (Château de Preisch, 2 rue des Lilas, 57570 Basse-Rentgen, France): Heritage Days – 16&17 Sept
– around 49 km from Luxembourg city ( Trier and surroundings ):  Various kids events and theatres and Guided Walk for kids in Trier
– around 64  km from Luxembourg city (Metz, France):  Various workshops for kids
– around 100  km from Luxembourg city (Saarbrücken, Germany):  Various events for kids
– around 120 km from Luxembourg city (Château Fort de Sedan,Cour du Château, 08200 Sedan – France): Heritage Days – 16&17 Sept
– around 126 km from Luxembourg city (Parc Chlorophylle, Rue des Chasseurs Ardennais 60, 6960 Manhay, Belgium): Autumn Fest – 17 Sept
– around 145  km from Luxembourg city (Charleville-Mézières, France): International Puppet Festival – 16-24 Sept

Disclaimer: What’s On For Kids’s Fun Things To Do This Weekend list is for your information only. We do not organize, endorse, support, guarantee or are in any way involved with the above activities, unless otherwise mentioned. While we do our best to report as many events as possible that are happening in and around Luxembourg, it’s not in our power to verify or vet the events. All responsibility and accountability for organizing and properly carrying out the events belong to their organizers. It’s always a good idea to check our website and the events’ websites for possible last minute changes!

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