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Good morning BellaNaijarians, it’s Thursday!

Who is excited? The weekend is here – Yipee! On this week’s Events This Weekend slot, the BN team has compiled an amazing list of fun events and places of interests to be spotted with your loved ones.

From Lagos to Ile Ife, all the way to London, we’ve got you covered.

See you all next week.
Ciao!

Zumba Fitness Class - BellaNaija - May2013

Zumba Fitness Dance Class
Zumba Class, a fitness program which started in 2011 in Abuja, is set to kick off in Lagos. The Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere. It is for anyone and everyone who can stand up and dance, and don’t worry no knowledge or dance skills are necessary. The team offers group and private classes.

Lagos:
Date: Thursday 23rd May 2013 – Thursday 30th May 2013
Time: 7 PM – 8 PM
Venue: Fun Factory (Beside Zenith bank), Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos

Abuja:
Date: Thursday 23rd May 2013 – Friday 31st May 2013 | Saturday 1st June 2013
Time: 6 PM – 7 PM | Saturday 8:30 AM
Venue:  No 61, Model School, Maitama, Abuja
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08094426922 | 08036595206
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Tedex Life - BellaNaija - May2013

TEDxIfe presents Bigger Pictures
With a focus on social innovation, youth employability and the Nigerian future, TEDxIfe presents the third edition of its locally organized TEDx event tagged “Bigger Pictures”. The initiative is curated by writer Emmanuel Iduma (licensed by TED) and a team of students and alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, Nigeria. Speakers at the event include Obi Asika (CEO Storm 360 Records), Ore Somolu (Executive Director of Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre), Emmanuel Okeleji (CEO Insidify.com), James Maduekeh (Founder YoungBrightMinds Network), Oluseun Onigbinde (Co-founder BudgIT), Ifeoma Williams (Image Consultant & Communications Expert at Frution Image Africa), writer and producer Uduak Isong and Ogbo A Ogbo (CEO Giantthoughts International)
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Venue: National Center for Technology Management, Obafemi Awolowo, Ile-Ife, Osun
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08055823025 | 08034848008 | 08072480054 | e-mail [email protected]
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Watersworth Art Brokers

Watersworth Art Brokers
Encourage your child’s creativity by registering them now for Watersworth Art Brokers’ training in art. Drawing inspiration from the works in the gallery’s collection students will create hands on projects while the master artists help them in learning and creating their own works in different media and styles. Registration fee is N 10,000 while adults will pay the sum of N 20,000.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail [email protected]
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Watersworth Art Fun Flair

Watersworth presents Fit, Fun & Flair
Do you love to dance and are you looking for a fun and fab way to lose weight? Then Fit, Fun and Flair is for you. Watersworth Art Gallery in conjunction with Gbenga Yusuf of Maltina Dance All competition, presents you dance classes that will make all the difference. The offer package/fee is N 15,000.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Venue: Watersworth Gallery, 3B Unity Close off Africa Lane, Lekki, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 0809999092 | 07030799683 | e-mail[email protected]
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Oja Ara Market of Wonders - BellaNaija - May2013

Oja-Ara (Market of Wonders)
Oja-Ara, a fun shopping event is set to hold this weekend at the GET Arena, Lagos. This event will see the creative team behind the shopping gathering showcase works from Nigeria’s budding talents. You will shop for items such as clothes, shoes, bags, beauty products, jewelry, accessories and home appliances at affordable rates. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013 – Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 11 AM – 6 PM
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island (Opposite Oriental Hotel), Lagos.
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08023620695 | e-mail [email protected] | [email protected] | like their Facebook page
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Curlfriends Day Out 2013

Curvolution – Curlfriends Day Out 2013
Following its debut in 2012, Curlfriends Day Out is here again. The event is a fab, uplifting, educational gathering for all lovers of natural hair and beauty . Special guest at the event is “Dr Hair” Reginald Mitchell and Chicago natural hair blogger Afrobella. For tickets, log on to curlfriendsdayout.eventbrite.co.uk
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 11 AM – 7 PM
Venue: Crown Plaza Hotel – Docklands, Royal Victoria Dock, London, UK
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Needle Point - The Amina Collection

Needle Point presents The Amina Collection
Nigerian design label Needle Point will unveil its new collection, The Amina Collection. You are invited to a fun afternoon for the exclusive viewing of the embellished pieces. There will be cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for all attendees. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: The Needle Point Shop, 9 Alhaji Kanike Close off Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 07069596951
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Fashion on Wheels

Olori’s Place presents Fashion On Wheels
Fashion On Wheels, a mobile boutique stocking handpicked clothes, shoes, bags ans accessories will be at the Oja-Ara shopping event and LPM May this weekend.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013 – Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Saturday Oja-Ara Shopping Event – GET Arena, Oniru Estate, Lagos | LPM May 2013 – Imperial Place, Plot 274 Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08132392611 | add BB Pin 23BD559F
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Bheerhugz Cafe - Karaoke Night

Bheerhugz Cafe presents Karaoke Night
Another edition of Karaoke with the Stars will take place this Saturday at Bheerhugz Cafe, Ikeja, Lagos. This edition will feature Soundcity presenter Adams Ibrahim, rising music act Splash and producer Tiwezi. It promises to be thrilling and fun.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
Venue: BheerHugz Cafe, Ikeja City Mall, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos
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Fashion Party

Fashion Party
Fashion Party, a weekly event will take place this Saturday at The Place, Ikoyi, Lagos. The event will feature musical performances, guest interviews and a mini fashion presentation. The pre-party will kick off at 8 PM while the main party kicks off at 11 PM. Admission is free for all.
Date: Saturday 25th May 2013
Time: 8 PM – 11 PM
Venue: The Place, By Papas Entertainment, Lekki, Lagos
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RRG Shopping Event & Food Fair - BellaNaija - May2013
Rise, Raise & Give Shopping & Food Fair
The Rise, Raise & Give Shopping & Food Fair is brought to you in support of the Down Syndrome Foundation of Nigeria. The event aims to encourage young entrepreneurs who have already established businesses to showcase their products & services in a lively and interactive environment. There will be side attractions including karaoke with the stars, jet skiing, food, music, performances, games, entertainment for adults and kids and raffle draws. The event will be hosted by DynamixTV OAP Michael Switch and Ayjay. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 11 AM – 7 PM
Venue: Bics Garden, 20 Wole Olateju Crescent, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08088159259 | 08111132752 | add BB pin 223F2045 | follow @rrgevents | @michaelswiitch | @Ms_Ayjay on Twitter
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Le Petit Marche

LPM “Discover Design” May Edition
The May 2013 edition of Le Petit Marché tagged Discover Design is here. This edition leveraging its reputation for discovering new and exciting designers as well as fresh collections and custom pieces from established designers.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Imperial Place, 274 Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Studio 29 Monthly Fashion Party - BellaNaija - May2013002

Studio 29 Monthly Fashion Party
After the success of its stylish launch, Lagos fashion store Studio 29 is officially inviting you to the first edition of its Fashion Party. The store stocks pieces from African designers including AsakeOgeAdebayo JonesAlabi Couture, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Yutees and Sally Intiego. It promises to be an event of shopping, networking, fashion shows, games, music and raffle draws. Tinsel star Tomi Odunsi will be signing copies of her new single – I Wan Blow.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 12 Noon – 7 PM
Venue: Studio 29, 29 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, e-mail [email protected] | follow them on Twitter
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To Love a Ghost

To Love a Ghost
PAWS in association with Terra Kulture presents another electrifying stage play, To Love a Ghost. Directed by Kenneth Uphopho, the play revolves around Lois – a young girl who has had to go through life’s harsh lessons. Every Sunday in May.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 3 PM & 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: Regular N 2, 500 | VIP N 5,000
Contact: For more info and general inquiries, call 08037177106 | 08034448812 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

LCG & Friends in Beyond the Music - BellaNaija - May2013

LCGC & Friends in Beyond Music
This Present House – Lagos Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) will be hosting an uplifting, inspiring and imaginative concert tagged “Beyond Music”. Headlined by Tim Godfrey and backed by professional band One Nation, the musical event will bring together the unique sounds from Nigeria – Panam Percy Paul, Timi DakoloBouquiLara GeorgeModeleTosin MartinsEben  and Cobhams Asuquo. To attend, RSVP via their website, follow them on Twitter and like their Facebook page.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 5 PM
Venue: Expo Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos
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Diana Bada - May 2013 - BellaNaija

Diana Bada & D’Expressions Acoustic LIVE
Boulevard Entertainment presents Diana Bada & D’Expressions Acoustic Live Show this Sunday at the De-Marquee, Lagos. Hosted by Koffi, the music and comedy event will feature performances by Lowkeysz, Dabyna, Godwon, Jahcub, Fash and Third World Bandit. Admission is free for all.
Date: Sunday 26th May 2013
Time: 7 PM – 11 PM
Venue: De Marquee, Pent House Mega Plaza, 14B Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
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The African Mini-Market

The African Mini-Market
You are invited to the The African Mini-Market taking place at London’s Spitalfields Market. The aim of the event is to celebrate and promote all things African and African-inspired at London’s trendiest and most vibrant indoor market. There will be music, food, lots of fashionable items, interiors, art and literature. Admission is free for all.
Date: Monday 27th May 2013
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
Venue: Spitalfields Market, London E1, UK
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The Incorrigible Judge

The Incorruptible Judge
From Monday to Wednesday, The Incorruptible Judge, a stage play by D. Olu Olagoke will be screened. The play which is laced with comic reliefs, is an entertaining glimpse into the abuse of power and betrayal of public trust. The show is suitable for the whole family.
Date: Monday 27th May 2013 – Wednesday 29th May 2013
Time: 11 AM | 2 PM | 6 PM
Venue: Terra Kulture, 1376 Tiamiyu Savage Street, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
Ticket Prices: N 2,000
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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.

7 Comments

  1. olusola

    May 23, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    This weekend is Stand Up Nigeria at Muson centre 3pm. seems u peops ignored that event too except if the ones here paid for mentions.

    • ccc

      May 23, 2013 at 12:57 pm

      Yes, most content on BN is paid for…

    • BellaNaija.com

      BellaNaija.com

      May 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm

      Actually it is NOT the case.
      Any paid content on BellaNaija is tagged as Sponsored Content.
      “Events This Weekend” is FREE. Interested event organizers send in their events and the email address for submission is published each week.
      Thank you.

    • tolu

      May 23, 2013 at 1:10 pm

      Pls do u have details about the stand up nigeria event?

  2. Toke's accents

    May 23, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    Events looking good. Weldone BN

  3. HRS

    May 23, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Shopping! Shopping!! Shopping!!!

  4. Berry Dakara

    May 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Can’t wait!

    Shopping on Saturday, and Concert on Sunday!

    FUN TIMES AHEAD!

    berrydakara.blogspot.com

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