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5 things to do today: Celebrate Chinese New Year at Ba Restaurant & Lounge or enjoy a business lunch at Hattab Kitchen

Our daily round-up of things to do. Make plans to celebrate Chinese New Year Ba Restaurant & Lounge; enjoy a business lunch at Hattab Kitchen; sign up for the Baby 101 Parenting Preparation Course; attend the New York Film Academy Abu Dhabi’s screenwriting workshop; and take part in the Successful Transitions Workshops.
Tossing together the Lo Hei salad is said to bring good luck in the new year. Courtesy of Ba Restaurant
Tossing together the Lo Hei salad is said to bring good luck in the new year. Courtesy of Ba Restaurant

Book your table to celebrate Chinese New Year at Ba Restaurant & Lounge. Tossing together the signature dish Lo Hei fragrant salad is said to bring good luck in the new year. It is believed that the higher you toss it, the longer your luck will last. As it is the Year of the Goat, those born under the sign will receive a complimentary beverage. February 18-21, from 7pm to 11.30pm, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, reservations at 04 457 3338, www.dineatba.com

Enjoy a business lunch at Hattab Kitchen, which serves up fast food with a no-fried-foods mantra – just fresh food prepared with a back-to-basics approach. Choose any wrap, sandwich or panini plus a soup of the day, side salad and soft drink for Dh40. From noon to 4pm, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, 04 440 9399

Sign up for the Baby 101 Parenting Preparation Course at Bodytree Studio and learn about newborns and life after birth, including transformations, breastfeeding and newborn care. On February 28, 9.30am until noon, Dh350 per couple, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, register at info@bodytreestudio.com, 02 443 4448

Attend the New York Film Academy Abu Dhabi’s screenwriting workshop. The filmmaker Scott Aaron Hartmann and the writer and director Allan Nicholls of the academy will lead an interactive discussion and answer questions about screenwriting. Today, February 16, 6pm to 8pm, free, New York Film Academy, off 15th Street, between 2nd and 4th streets, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 446 6442, abudhabi@nyfa.edu

Take part in the Successful Transitions Workshops. Those in a new job or new city will learn about the stages of culture shock, recognise cultural motivators and deterrents, and develop a personal transition-action plan. Today, February 16, 3.30pm to 6.30pm, Dh404, Diyafah International School, Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, www.knowledgeworkx.com

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Updated: February 16, 2015 04:00 AM

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