Warsaw with kids: January 12-14
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Friday, January 12
Location: Planetarium in Copernicus Science Center, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20 Street (Powiśle). 7 pm (45 min), audience age 15+ (click here to read more in English).
Friday – Sunday, January 12-14
German Film Festival (Tydzień Filmu Niemieckiego)
Location: Kino Muranów, Gen. Andersa 5 Street. The movies are screened with Polish subtitles. Facebook event in Polish, and detailed info in Polish. The Festival runs until January 18.
“The Royal Garden of Lights”
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 4 pm – 9 pm. Monday – Friday, regular tickets 10 PLN, reduced tickets 5 PLN. Saturday – Sunday, regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 10 PLN. Free admission for children under 7 (every day). It can be crowded during weekends, buy tickets online to skip the line (you can show your ticket on a smartphone). Mappings (illumination, picture, and sound) on the Palace facade on Saturdays and Sundays (15 minutes) at 5.30 pm, 6.30 pm, 7.30 pm, and 8.30 pm.
Multimedia Fountain Park
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1, Podzamcze (city center), free entrance. Winter season: fifteen-minute light and music shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7, 8, and 9 pm (until January 28). Click here to read our tips in English about Multimedia Fountain Park (how to get there, where to have coffee etc.)
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Monday – Friday 10 am – 9 pm, Saturday – Sunday 10 am – 8 pm. Click here to buy tickets online. Facebook event in Polish. Website in Polish. The Exhibition runs until March 25, 2018.
Saturday, January 13
Location: Saska Kępa Cultural Center “PROM”, Brukselska 23 Street. 10.30 -12 pm. 20 PLN – family ticket for up to 4 participants. Facebook event in Polish.
Location: The Concert Hall of Włochy Cultural Center, 1 Sierpnia 36A Street, 6 pm – 8 pm. Facebook event in Polish.
Location: Łomianki Cultural Center, Wiejska 12a Street (Łomianki). 3 pm – 6 pm, click here to buy tickets online (8 PLN). Facebook event in Polish.
Location: Międzypokoleniowe Centrum Edukacji – Wilanów Educational Center, Radosna 11 Street, 6 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.
Christmas Caroling – outdoor concert and carol singing organized by the City of Warsaw
Location: Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), free entrance, 5 pm – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.
Concert of the classical and jazz music at the Warsaw University of Technology
Location: Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszawska), Plac Politechniki 1, 6 pm, free tickets to be collected at the University. Facebook event in Polish, and detailed info in Polish. A great opportunity to visit the Politechnika building – stunning architecture!
“Grand Sale” – Fashion Fair
Location: Dom Towarowy Bracia Jabłkowscy, Bracka 25 Street (city center), 11 am – 7 pm. Facebook event in Polish.
Saturday – Sunday, January 13-14
Location: Wola Park shopping center, Górczewska 124 Street, free entrance, 10 am – 9 pm. Attractions include Lego exhibition, contests, building Lord Vader from over 2000 bricks, Lego Duplo for small kids. More in Polish.
Location: Piaseczno Sports Center, Generała Władysław Sikorskiego 20 Street, 9 am – 6 pm, regular ticket 10 PLN, reduced ticket 5 PLN. Facebook event in Polish.
Sunday, January 14
Location: Bielany Cultural Center, Goldoniego 1 Street, 12.30 pm – 2 pm, tickets 10 PLN. The event includes kids party, contests, juggling show. Facebook event in Polish.
Location: Łowicka Cultural Center (Centrum Łowicka), Łowicka 21 Street (Mokotów). 11 am – 12 pm, tickets to buy before the event (20 PLN 1 adult + 1 child, 30 PLN 3+ persons). Facebook event in Polish.
Location: Mokotów Cultural Center (Dom Kultury Kadr), Gintrowskiego 32 Street. 11 am – 12 pm, buy tickets online (10 PLN). Facebook event in Polish. Click here to read more in English.
Location: Warsaw Railway Museum (Stacja Muzeum), Towarowa 3 Street (Wola), 10 am – 2 pm (the Museum is open on Sundays 9 am – 5 pm). A chance to buy model railways and trains and meet railway modeling enthusiasts. During the event reduced tickets for everyone (6 PLN, children up to 7 free entrance). The Museum website in English. Facebook event in Polish.
Location: “Babka do wynajęcia”, Młocińska 5/7 Street (close to Arkadia shopping mall), 11 am – 5 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish and English.
The biggest charity event in Poland. 2018 winter fundraiser will be held in order to raise funds to purchase equipment to ensure that all babies born in Poland can have equal access to health care. Many concerts, shows and other events all over Warsaw and Poland. The main event in Warsaw in front of the Palace of Culture and Science (concerts from 2 pm). Volunteers (including many children) collect money on the streets giving away to all donors red stickers in the shape of a heart. Facebook event in Polish, and the Foundation’s website in English.
First aid workshop for children
Location: “Mała Buka” Bookstore, al. KEN 83 (Ursynów), 11 am – 1 pm, free entrance, you need to book a place in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity fundraiser.
Juggling workshop for children
Location: “Mała Buka” Bookstore, al. KEN 83 (Ursynów), 2 pm – 3.30 pm, free entrance, you need to book a place in advance: email@example.com. Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity fundraiser.
Charity event at Służew Cultural Center
Location: Służew Cultural Center (Służewski Dom Kultury), Bacha 15 Street (Mokotów), free entrance, 11 am – 6 pm. Events include theater for children (11 am and 12.30 pm), dance theater performance (2 pm), Lego workshop (12 pm – 6 pm), arts & crafts workshop (2 pm – 6 pm), Hip Hop dance workshop (1.40 pm – 2.40 pm), Hip Hop show (3 pm – 3.15 pm), Beatbox workshop (3.20 pm – 4 pm). Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity fundraiser.
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