Free time. The city’s oldest procession and blessing of animals is back, El Raval pays homage to Catalan rumba and the Reteena festival rounds off at the Fabra i Coats with workshops and activities for youngsters.
Memory. A commemorative plaque pays homage to Eliseu Villalba, a former sub-director at the market and survivor of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
Public transport. Calculations point to a profit of 64 million euros, thanks to a 107% increase in users, more than doubling the current volume.
Nursery schools. The quantity corresponds to subsidies meant for municipal nursey schools since 2013.
Childhood. Different administrations and institutions are to work together to improve prevention policies and responses to any cases which may arise.
Sant Antoni is holding its festa major or big annual festival from 12 to 21 January.
Young children. This Sunday brings an inaugural party for the series of activities in and around parks, rivers and beaches in Barcelona and the metropolitan area.
Festivities. Five graffiti artists are to create a piece of work on the shopfront shutters at the Mercat de la Barceloneta, recreating the history of the neighbourhood.
Routes. La Model opens up to the public with open days on Fridays and Saturdays.
Exhibitions. The Museu del Disseny is exhibiting objects and furniture designed by the architect Adolf Loos for homes in Vienna around the year 1900.
Festivities. Som Popular Culture is on at the Fabra i Coats and Can Fabra venues in Sant Andreu from 25 to 28 January.
Sports. The 40th edition of the traditional Sant Antoni fun run is on Sunday 21 January.
Sports. The first Barnatresc walk of the year is on 21 January.