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Top 7 Things to do in Freetown in June 2024

Happy new month!


I bet it is quite happy for some or most Fretownians and Sierra Leoneans as a whole with the internet being restored on Saturday afternoon. Thankfully digital democracy was not under attack this past weekend and we genuinely experienced a disruption along other coastal countries due to the fiber optic cut in Dakar.


Aaahhh...we live to see another day online in short.


And, you get to read another #Top7 things!


So, here you go:


1.) Catch up with the Hash House Harriers 🏃🏾


The Leone Hash House Harriers or LH3 describe themselves as a "drinking club with a running problem".


As their description implies, they are a social group that likes to gather for drinks and get some exercise in...or exercise first then get some drinks in.


Whatever the case may be 😅 if this is of interest to you, you can check them out:


Date: Tuesday, June 4 2024

Time: 5:30pm

Venue: Mango Peak, Hillstation

Special: 3 drinks and food for nLe 200


2. Movie Night at CHA 🍿

Creative Hub Africa has been curating a selection of movie nights for the past couple of weeks. This week's movie is Fall Guy.


To attend and grab your ticket(s):


Date: Wednesday, June 5 2024

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: Creative Hub Africa, 41 A/B Freetown Road (opposite Lumley Police Station on Spur Road)

Fee: VIP nLe 100 - includes a drink and popcorn

Ordinary nLe 75 - includes a bottle of water

Special: Buy 2 tickets, get 1 free


3.) Pop-Up Market by Aurora 🇸🇱

Pop-Up Market by Aurora is back and this time its at their new location!


Shop with vendors offering made in Sierra Leone products on:


Dates & Times

Thursday, June 6 2024 from 4:00 - 7:00pm

Friday, June 7 2024 from 4:00 - 7:00pm

Saturday, June 8 2024 from 10:00 am - 2:00pm


Venue: Aurora Foundation Office, 35 Fraser Street


4. Yoga Retreat at Tacugama 🧘🏾‍♀️

Namaste


Tacugama is offering a yoga retreat to all levels of yogis out there!


They promise a weekend of relaxation, tranquility and mindfulness.


If you're looking for a weekend of zen:


Date: Saturday, June 8 - Sunday, June 9 2024

Time: 10:00 am on Saturday

Venue: Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Regent

Fee*: $100 - full retreat (includes meals, yoga session, shared accomdations, hike/tour)

$55 - for one day

For bookings: contact +232 31 777 777 or info@tacugama.com


*All proceeds will go towards the care of their 119 orphaned chimpanzees at the sanctuary and the conservation efforts in Sierra Leone.


5.) Sunday Brunch at Swiss

Sunday Brunches at Swiss offers a wide variety of different cuisines, live cooking and a complimentary swim!


Enjoy the last two perks this month as Swiss will be moving their brunch spread indoors come July during the rainy season.


Date: every Sunday

Time: 12:00 - 4:00pm

Venue: Swiss Hotel, Spur Road

Fee: nLe 400 adults | nle 350 children


*this is a collaboration post


6.) Fantasía by Wanroof Theater 🎭

Wanroof Theater presents Fantasía - a play written and directed by Carlos Veláquez. The play explores themes of mental health with an inspirational silver lining.


To attend this promising event:


Dates & Venues

Saturday, June 15 2024 at Hotel Barmoi, Aberdeen

Saturday, June 22 2024 at Swiss Hotel, Spur Road

Sunday, June 30 2024 at Hotel Barmoi, Aberdeen


Time: 6:00 pm

Fee: Donation at the door (Pay what you can)

For bookings: contact +232 79 174 427


7.) Annual Induction Dinner by Rotary Club of Freetown 🍽️

Rotary is good


The Rotary Club of Freetown opens its doors...and dinner tables to the general public to attend their annual induction dinner.


Grab a date or your party to learn about the ideals of Rotary and the great community projects they are doing in Sierra Leone:


Date: Saturday, June 29 2024

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: The Atrium, Freetown City Council (FCC)

Fee: nLe 850

Dress code: Formal


...And that's it folks!


Can't believe we are already in the middle of the year. But I feel we hear that every year.


Until next Top 7.


xoxo,

Mina Bilkis.


 

To advertise your event, business or organization, contact me at info@minabilkis.com

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