Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 5 August 2020

10 things to do today: take part in a Bodytree Studio workshop, visit the Ramadan Art Bazaar and more

Your daily guide to community and cultural activities across the Emirates for June 7, 2017, including performances, festivals, art exhibitions, film screenings, health and fitness events, talks, classes, workshops and family fun. Ellen Fortini rounds up 10 things to do today in the UAE.

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Abu Dhabi

Yoga workshop

Sign up to take part in a workshop at Bodytree Studio to bring more abundance into your life. Caroline leads the class that uses transformational tools of Kundalini yoga and meditation to generate the kind of energy that attracts opportunity. The class is suitable for all levels.

Saturday, 4pm to 6pm, Dh120, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, info@bodytreestudio.com

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Dubai

Art exhibition

Ramadan Art Bazaar is a group exhibition of more than 30 UAE-based artists, each showing four works in a variety of media at affordable prices, with no works priced higher than Dh4,000. Find fine art, traditional pieces and furniture. Pictured: The Way by Shahira Serrys

Daily until July 6, 11am to 5pm, Sundays to Thursdays (closed on Fridays and Saturdays) and after iftar by appointment, Citizen E Art Gallery, Dubai Design District, Dubai, www.citizene.net

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Abu Dhabi

Film screenings

Register now to attend film screenings as part of the Cinema Space series on Saturday at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The animated feature The Secret of Nimh is a family-friendly story of Mrs Brisby, a mother mouse, who plans to move her home to save her family and meets some helpful friends along the way, as well as a life-changing secret. The 400 Blows is a 1959 French film directed by François Truffaut and told through the eyes of 13-year-old Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud), who grows impatient with his home life and chooses to live on the streets of Paris.

Saturday, 11am for The Secret of Nimh; 8pm for The 400 Blows, free with registration, Cinema Space, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com

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Abu Dhabi

Grand prix

Take advantage of the discounted tickets available this month for the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The GP Parks Pass gets you unlimited access to the Yas Island parks – Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld – and for every three-day adult grandstand ticket, one child under 12 will get free Friday entry to that grandstand, along with free access to the Yas Island parks.

November 24 to 26, from Dh1,120 for three-day Abu Dhabi Hill package, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 800 927, www.yasmarinacircuit.com

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Abu Dhabi

Fitness event

Women can take part in the weekly GoYas training event, presented by Daman ActiveLife, and enjoy a 3km bike, run, walk or jog around the Yas Marina Circuit. The event is staffed entirely by women so as to ensure participants’ privacy. Bikes and helmets are available to rent.

Tonight, 6pm to 10pm, free with registration, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com

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Dubai

Family fun

Aventura Nature Adventure Park has night sessions available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through mid-June, so visitors can enjoy exploring the lightly lit park with a head torch during cooler evening temperatures. Have fun on the various circuits, including tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-climbing and more obstacles suited for various heights and age groups. Arrive early and attend a briefing session in advance of your booking time.

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, twilight till 10pm, with briefings at 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm, ages 16+, Dh150 includes a head torch, Aventura Nature Adventure Park, Mushrif Park, Dubai, book at 052 178 7616, night@aventuradubai.com

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Dubai

Gallery tours

Explore the galleries of Alserkal Avenue as part of the Alserkal Lates programme. The venues across the avenue open their doors to the public every Wednesday evening during Ramadan and guided tours begin from Nadi Al Quoz at 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

Tonight, 8pm to 11pm, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.alserkalavenue.ae

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Dubai

Art talk

Gulf Photo Plus presents a talk with photographer Lisa Ross, who will speak about her ongoing exhibition Living Shrines, which runs until September 2. It features a series of ethereal photographs of the Xinjiang region of China, where Ross spent more than a decade documenting Islamic holy shrines created by the Uyghur community. Pictured: Unrevealed, Site 3 (Ladder) by Lisa Ross

Tonight, 9pm, Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.gulfphotoplus.com

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Dubai

Iftar

Join Alliance Française Dubai for a storytelling evening followed by an iftar. Chirine El Ansary and Teresa Amoon from The Storytelling Company will tell stories in French that will entertain and engage the whole family. The iftar that follows will feature Moroccan specialities, including harira, pastillas, tagine and Moroccan mint tea.

Tonight, 6pm, from Dh80 for adults; Dh40 for children younger than 12, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

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Dubai

Kids’ camp

Register your children, ages 3 and older, for summer camps at Fairmont The Palm. The Falcon Club Summer Camps feature weekly themes, including music and movement, treasure hunters, space discovery, jungle safari and under the sea. Children can take part in art-therapy sessions to express themselves through movement, music and crafts. Fitness activities will run every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday led by a certified trainer and tailored to age groups.

June 18 to August 24, 1pm to 5pm, Sundays to Thursdays, from Dh180 per day; Dh610 for five days, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 457 3331, palm.childrensactivities@fairmont.com

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Updated: June 7, 2017 04:00 AM

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