Events This Weekend

Posted on Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 12:50 PM

By Damilare Aiki

Good Afternoon, BellaNaijarians. It’s Thursday!

It’s that day of the week, when Africa’s pace setter for all things entertainment, fashion, music, lifestyle and a whole lot more, BellaNaija.com, keeps you constantly updated on all the most buzzed events taking place this weekend.

From Lagos to Ibadan, BN has got you covered. So sit back, relax, grab a chilled drink and see for yourself the places of interest to be spotted with your loved ones.

Thank Goodness It’s Thursday!
Today, Google Nigeria would be hosting over 100 Nigerians on Google+ at an event tagged “Thank Goodness It’s Thursday”. The event, which will host some of the top celebrities from the music and movie industries including DR Sid, Darey Art Alade and Tosyn Bucknor, as well as regular individuals who have been very active and engaged on Google+ since its launch, is a platform to celebrate some of the top G+ users who have been inspiring other Nigerians to connect, share interests and network on Google+. Google Nigeria would also be premiering +Naija, a short documentary about Nigerians, and their engagements on Google+.
Date: Thursday 18th October 2012
Time: 7PM – 10PM
Venue: African Bar, Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos
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The Africa Film Academy Screening of Phone Swap & Alero’s Symphony
The Africa Film Academy (AFA), organizers of the annual Africa Movie Academy Awards have officially commenced the screening of the 2012 award winning movies in 5 major cities across Nigeria. This Friday 19th October 2012 at the Theatre Arts Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo, Kunle Afolayan‘s blockbuster “Phone Swap” and “Alero’s Symphony” by Izu Ojukwu, will be screened live. To win invites, log on to AMAA’s Facebook Page  or follow them on Twitter @AMAAwards with the hashtag #AMAA2012SCREENING
Date: Friday 19th October 2012
Venue: Theatre Arts Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo
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Direct Impact Consulting – Business Skills Training
This October, Direct Impact Consulting, a leading provider of training and consulting services within the education and social development landscape, will hold its training programs which include Project Management, Human Resource Management, Finance for Non Finance and Marketing Strategy and Planning tailored to suit the business peculiarities of SME’s, in Lagos. So if you are looking to advance your career, kick start a new one or grow your business, these training programs are designed to suit your growth needs. The Project Management, Finance for Non Finance Managers and Marketing Strategy & Planning fees are N 45,000 each while Human Resource Managemnt fee is N 55, 000 and includes course materials, tea-break ans lunch. Be sure to contact them for payment details.

Finance for Non Finance Managers - Friday 19th October 2012
Project Management - Saturday 20th October 2012 –  Sunday 21st October 2012
Marketing Strategy & Planning – Monday 22nd October 2012 | Tuesday 23rd October 2012
Venue: Direct Impact Consulting, 64 Raymond Njoku, off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos

Contact: For more info and general enquiries; call 07089330217 | 08084879020 | e-mail info@directimpactng.com | log on to their website
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MI & Naeto C’s Final Hennessy Artistry Club Tour
To round up this year’s Hennessy Artistry club tour, the headliners, Nigerian rap stars M.I and Naeto C will perform at an exclusive invites only event. This event is strictly by invitation.
Date: Friday 19th October, 2012
Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
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The Body Alchemist’s 6 Week After Burn Boot camp
Summer is over and it’s time for you to get right back into shape and the After Burn is definitely the right medicine. The boot camp which is organized by Tony Ekaidem, a master instructor of World Taekwondo/Self Defence consultant, is a highly intensive circuit training program set to boost your rate of metabolism and keep you burning fat all day long. For payment details, be sure to get in touch with them.
Date: Friday 19th October 2012 – Friday 26th October 2012
Venue 1: Fun Turf, By Lekki Phase 1 Gate, Lekki, Lagos
Time: 1st Session  5:30 AM  - 6:15 AM | 2nd Session 6:30 AM – 7:15 AM

Venue 2: Astroturf 2000, Ikoyi, Lagos
Time: 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Contact: For more info and general enquiries, call 07031229998 | 07045885120 | 07045885121 | e-mail info@tonyekaidem.com | follow on Twitter | Log on to their Website – www.TonyEkaidem.com
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Ladies Night Out at Zen Lounge
Tomorrow, Friday 19th October 2012, will be another fabulous edition of Ladies Night out at Zen Lounge, Surulere. The event is the perfect place for all ladies to relax and unwind with their colleagues after work, celebrate birthdays and bridal showers.Admission is free for all.
Date: Friday 19th October 2012
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Zenith Water Margin Chinese Restaurant, 28 Adeniran Ogunsanya Street, Surulere, Lagos
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Felabration
Freedom Park, Broad street, Lagos will be bringing some old school entertainment with a live performance by Highlife All Stars by 7 PM.
Cinnamon Café will be hosting jazz musician, Kuniran at 94 Ademola Adetokunbo, Street Opposite Ocean View, Victoria Island, Lagos by 7 PM.
Jazzhole/Glendora will be hosting the Fela Book Festival with talks by Sola Olorunyomi and Benson Idonije. Address is 168 Awolowo Road, S.W Ikoyi, Time: 7pm
At the New Afrika Shrine, Flavour, Davido, Olu maintain and General Pype will be performing. Others include May D, Eldee, Eva, Sheyman and Samini
Abuja Residents, can catch some Felabration groove with the Fela Tribute by a Fela impersonator at Salamander Café, 72, Aminu Kano Crescent , Wuse, by 6pm.

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e-ROBICS
e-ROBICS, a wellness club that focuses on life style, nutrition, fitness and skin care. It will create an experience that renews and rejuvenates the spirit, mind and body. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 20th October 2012
Time: 7 AM
Venue: Meros Plaza by Skye Bank, Omole Phase 2, Isheri, Lagos
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This Present House presents Men @ Work 2: Money, Sex & Spiritual Power with Tony Rapu
This Saturday, This Present House church will hold second edition of its Men @ Work breakfast seminar at the Dome, Lekki, Lagos. Tagged “Money, Sex and Spiritual Power”, the event hosted by Pastor Tony Rapu promises to be a very insightful and interesting seminar for men of every age group. Admission is free for all!
Date: Saturday 20th October 2012
Time: 8 AM
Venue: The Dome, Freedom Way, End of Admiralty, Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquiries; call 08098881000 | 08022002000 | e-mail info@thispresenthouse.org
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Lindy’s Gems Foundation presents Telematch Funday
Lindy’s Gems Foundation, a CSR platform of Lindy’s Events, a corporate event and Amusement Entertainment Company, will hold a fun day out for every one this Saturday at Kings College, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event  involve competition among children broken into 2 teams. It is a platform that will allow children from different backgrounds learn to work together to achieve a common goal. The Fun day will also provide an opportunity to experience unique amusement rides and games for children and adults of all ages. It promises to be exciting and a must attend. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 20th October 2012
Time: 10:30 AM
Venue: King’s College, Victoria Island, Lagos
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The Mobile Market October Sale
Brace yourself for another fabulous edition of the sensational cost effective retail shopping experience - The Mobile Market taking place this Saturday at the Social Justice Center, G.R.A, Ikeja. Tagged, the October Sale, this edition promises to be a wonderful and exciting retail solution for all your fashion and lifestyle needs. It will also provide an avenue for start-up entrepreneurs and designers to showcase their works as well as meet clients. There would be loads of items for attendees to buy including clothes, shoes, jewelry, lingerie, hair extensions, accessories, art, food, drink, beauty supplies and so much more from over 20 vendors stocked with the very best of items. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 20th October 2012
Time: 12 Noon – 6 PM
Venue: The Social Justice Center, 25 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, Off Isaac John Street, G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general enquries; Call 08132887549 | 08139288777 | Add BB Pin 257487cf | E-mail themmarket@gmail.com | info@themobilemarket.com.ng | Follow them on Twitter @TMMarket | Log on to their website
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God Bless the Carpenter
This Sunday, be sure to head down to Terra Kulture for another hilarious edition of their stage show, God Bless the Carpenter, to hold every Sunday in October
Date: Sunday 21st October 2012
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
Fee: N 2,500
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Girls Day Out with L’Espace & Virgos Lounge
To celebrate its announcement as the exclusive stockist of  London-based vintage inspired label Virgos Lounge in Nigeria, Multi-brand concept store, L’Espace will be treating you to a fun “Girls Day Out” this weekend. The event has been designed to mirror the alluring femininity, sophistication and “girliness” of every Virgos Lounge piece. Guests will enjoy divine cocktails, a delightful dessert bar offering some of L’Espace’s lusted sweet treats from cupcakes to tartlets, macaroons and delicious gourmet cookies by Cookie JarBe Warned. Admission is free for all!
Date: Sunday 21st  October 2012
Time: 3 PM – 8 PM
Venue: L’Espace, 19A Olosa Street, Off Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos
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BellaNaija.com is not responsible for the organization or further promotion of these events, neither do we have a stake in their sales or popularity. Inclusion in “Events This Weekend” is Free. Contact – adsales (at) bellanaija.com on or before Wednesday every week if you will like your event to be included. Note that BN reserves the right to choose which events are featured. “Pay to attend” parties attract a fee

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  • 5 Comments on “Events This Weekend”

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    • laila October 18, 2012 at 1:13 PM

      Abuja nko??

    • MrsAmazing October 18, 2012 at 1:13 PM

      Nothing for Abuja? :(
      I made an enquiry earlier about writing for BN Prose, how do I get in?

      • Sbaby October 18, 2012 at 2:13 PM

        I tire oh abuja stays dulling

    • eni October 18, 2012 at 1:28 PM

      wow!wud love to attend d google plus event…hope i dont need invite. som1 answer pls…i dont want to be embarassed.

    • Barbara October 18, 2012 at 1:47 PM

      A couple I would love to attend. Wish I could attend all the ones I want to though.