x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Five things to do in the UAE today: ride on Dubai Fountain Lake or learn Dubai business law

Take an abra tour around Downtown Dubai, see a miniature exhibition and sign the kids up for a holiday camp.

A Dubai Fountain Lake Ride lets you experience Downtown Dubai from a different perspective. Courtesy Emaar
A Dubai Fountain Lake Ride lets you experience Downtown Dubai from a different perspective. Courtesy Emaar

view the Burj Lake from a different perspective, on an abra tour. The Dubai Fountain Lake Ride lets visitors to Downtown Dubai see the Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall, Souk Al Bahar and other iconic locations from a traditional boat in a modern luxury setting. From 5.45 to 11.15pm, except during fountain performances, Dh65. Tickets available at the Waterfront Promenade of The Dubai Mall and At The Top, Burj Khalifa

see works from contemporary artists who push the definition of "miniature" at the exhibition Sublime Expressions. Works including paintings, engravings and sculptures have been created on an unusual and striking scale. 11am-7pm, Sundays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Mussawir Art Gallery, Al Marabea Street opposite Al Shirawi Equipment, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 388 1663, www.mussawir.com

sign the kids up for a holiday camp with Gulf Star Sports. Children between the ages of 4 and 14 can enjoy a multi-activity camp, including football, swimming, water polo, basketball, dodgeball, dance, art and drama. March 31-April 11, 9am-2.30pm, Dh600 per child per week, Dh500 for second child, American International School, Abu Dhabi, info@gulfstarsports.com, 050 429 4860

learn more about Dubai business law. This week covers working with government authorities. 6.30-8.30pm, Dh120, Shelter Dubai, Warehouse 30, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, RSVP at 04 380 9040, mary@shelter.ae

check out the festivities at Marina Mall, where the shopping destination's 12th birthday includes daily performances, prizes and even a grand cake-cutting ceremony tomorrow night at 8.30pm. From 4-10pm, Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi, 02 681 8300, www.marinamall.ae

efortini@thenational.ae

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