Friday January 31
The BSPCA has its annual dog walk, get out in the fresh air and walk to raise funds for the animal rescue charity. Registration is at 9am and the walk starts at 10.30am and thereíll be a barbeque too.
Bahrain Road Runners have a duathlon happening at the BIC. The race starts at 7.30am and participants will be running 10km followed by a 40km bike ride and then another 5km run. Itís too late to enter but you can certainly go along and shout encouragement. And if this leaves you feeling inspired thereís a marathon event coming up next week! Check out www.bahrainroadrunners.com
Bahrain RFC Ladies team will mark their return to action after almost a decade in the wilderness tomorrow, when they take part in the Kuwait Ladies Sevens tournament which is being hosted here in Bahrain.
More than 100 players from the UAE and around the Gulf will be flying into Bahrain for what is the latest round of the Gulf Ladies Sevens League. Although officially hosted by Kuwait Scorpions RFC, due to the redevelopment of the pitches in Kuwait, Bahrain RFC has stepped in so it should make for some great home-based action which gets underway at 11am.
Saturday February 1
Amwaj Marina Market has lots of arty bits and pieces and various stalls you wonít find anywhere else plus usually some great food.
Until February 20 there is a fabulous exhibition running at the Bin Mattar house in Muharraq. Inside India features the work of four Bahrain-based photographers capturing stunning images of everyday moments around the sub-continent. Itís open Sun-Thu 9am-1pm and 4pm-7pm.
This is one thatís coming up in a few weeks but itís a cause thatís close to my heart. I think I may have mentioned it last week but just in case, The American Women's Association is hosting the ĎFrom Heart to Heartí charity ball on Thursday, February 20. Tickets are BD30 and its raising funds to support heart attack patients at the Mohammed bin Khalifa Cardiac Centre at the BDF Hospital. Itís at the Movenpick and tickets are on sale now through the hotel.
Hear Liz OíReillyís weekly events run down live on Radio Bahrain every Thursday, on the Paul Fraser show, from 1.45pm.