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Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 19 November 2018

5 things to do today: visit Dubai Sports World or get tickets now to see Bollywood in the Capital

Our daily round-up of things to do: Visit Dubai Sports World, Get tickets now to see Bollywood in the Capital, Register your children ages 6 to 16 for the Dubai Drums Summer Camp, See the exhibition Parataxic Distortion, and Enjoy a discount on packages at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
Dubai Sports World. Victor Besa for The National
Dubai Sports World. Victor Besa for The National

Visit Dubai Sports World, which is set to re-open today following a short break. Enjoy your favourite sports indoors during the hot summer. An air-conditioned arena will feature a wide variety of sports and fitness activities that cater to all skill levels, including basketball, football, tennis and volleyball, plus summer camps, events and more. Daily until August 27, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, 04 306 4000, www.dubaisportsworld.ae

Get tickets now to see Bollywood in the Capital and celebrate Indian independence day with a line-up of Indian artists as part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season, including Farhan Akhtar and Vishal & Shekhar performing new songs and older favourites on August 12. Then see Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy perform material from their latest Bollywood movie soundtracks. August 12-13, from Dh150, du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

Register your children ages 6 to 16 for the Dubai Drums Summer Camp, where they can learn percussion through improvisation, hand-held instruments, ethnic drumming, facilitation skills, music games, tribal dance, performance and more. Runs until August 25, 9am-12.30pm for ages 6-12; 2-5.30pm for ages 13-16, Dh650 per week, Urban Tribe Events, Street 17, Al Quoz 4, Dubai, 04 347 4790, www.dubaidrums.com

See the exhibition Parataxic Distortion, in which Doha-based artists Christto and Andrew showcase bold compositions of hyperrealism that blend humour and portraiture, challenging stereotypes of the Gulf region and lifestyle. Daily until September 1, 10am-3pm and 5-8pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed on Fridays), East Wing, Limestone House 12, DIFC, Dubai, 050 553 3879, www.east-wing.org

Enjoy a discount on packages at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo especially for UAE residents. Bring your Emirates ID at select hours and get up to 50 per cent off when you choose cage snorkelling, shark dives, shark walker, scuba diving, Go Pro camer and specialty diving packages. From 10am to 8pm for 30 per cent off; from 9pm to closing for 50 per cent off, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 448 5200, www.thedubaiaquarium.com