Grab a bag and do your good deed for the week by helping to clean up Azerbaijani Beach on 1 March. The Doha Environmental Actions Project is a group of volunteers working towards cleaning up Qatar’s beaches and natural landscapes and raising environmental awareness. They host weekly cleanups around Qatar and regularly need volunteers and drivers.
Take a journey through galaxies, and learn more about astronomy, atmosphere, geology and the oceans at the newly opened Al Thuraya Planetarium in Katara. Named after a cluster of seven bright stars—the Seven Sisters—the planetarium offers a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theatre for 200 people; Earth Science presentations; and a museum.
Qatar Foundation’s newest skate park, located on the West Green Spine near Awsaj Academy, is a lesson in extreme sporting. Kids will love zipping up and down ramps, rails and hills on their skateboards and BMX bikes. For those in need of some instruction, QSport offers skateboarding and BMX lessons from beginners up to advanced levels.