It’s yet another weekend where you blow off some steam from all the stress and bustles of school and work. Here is a summary of the cools stuff going down. Just pick one and go for it!
The Nairobi Goat Derby 2013
This has been organized by the Heart-to-Heart Foundation which is a Kenyan non-profit medical charitable organization that tries to accord a second lease of life on children from underprivileged backgrounds suffering from heart disease. The event will thus feature dressed up goats racing against each other and the winning goat receives a prize. Read more here
Bike in the Wild
Be ready to break the city life with a bike ride into Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha where people will ride with the Warthogs, Antelopes, Giraffes and Zebras as well as hike in the breathtaking gorges within the Hells Gate park. If you don’t ride bikes, you can still attend as the cheering squad. Check this to know how to get your ticket.
RHoK East Africa 2013
This means Random Hacks of Kindness which is a hackathon which will bring together about 300 youthful hackers from four (4) East African Countries developing practical open source technological solutions. The theme for the Hackathon is “RESILIENCE BUILDING INNOVATIONS” in disaster risk reduction, agriculture, health, water and sanitation. Details here
Kenya Airways Maasai Mara Marathon 2013
Join the World’s Wildest Marathon at The Masai Mara Game Reserve, Masai Mara in early light with some 600 runners poised at the ready. The event has attracted title sponsorship from Kenya Airways for the 4th year in a row with the theme ‘Run so the Children can Learn’. Get more here
Blankets and Wine XLVII
This edition will be paying tribute to the friends, families and loved ones who were affected by the September 21st attack on Westgate Mall and proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Kenya Red Cross in support of victims of the tragedy. Check this to find out who will be the performers.
There you have it. You have enough choices to keep you entertained. You can even attend more than one! All in all, have a great time.
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