Head to Mirdif City Centre to see Jungle Circus, an imaginative acrobatics show featuring authentic African music, contortionists and aerial artists showcasing a wide range of talents. Visitors can also take advantage of the Dubai Summer Surprises offers. Shows at 4.15pm, 7.15pm and 9.15pm, www.mirdifcitycentre.com
Enjoy Al Ain Zoo by night. See the animals in the cooler evening hours, when they are most active. 6pm, Al Ain, 03 781 1451, www.awpr.ae
See some films at Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris, including the short A Private Lesson, and the feature film Games of Love and Chance. 7pm, free, The Pavilion, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, 04 447 7025, www.pavilion.ae
Run, walk, cycle or stroll the Yas Marina Circuit during Train Yas. This safe and friendly training ground is 5.55km long and bicycle rentals are available. From 6pm to 9pm, free, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Sign up now to learn French this summer with Alliance Française Dubai. Classes are offered through a communicative and action-orientated approach. From June 22 to July 25, from Dh1,550 for 20 hours of instruction, www.afdubai.org, 04 335 8712
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