Also, attend art exhibitions and sign your kids up for a book club.
Five things to do today
1 Catch the exhibition Oman, The Big View. John R Harris presents his watercolours of remote Omani terrain, including the Hajar Mountains. From 10am to 6pm, The Majlis Gallery, Al Fahidi Street, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai, 04 353 6233, www.themajlisgallery.com
2 Attend an art exhibition presented by Médecins Sans Frontières. Wall of Life showcases the work of UAE students in the third grade who share their interpretation of humanitarian values. From 10am to 10pm, Mall of the Emirates, centre area near Columbus Cafe and Harvey Nichols, Dubai, www.msf-me.org, 04 457 9255
3 Take in Artscape: Cultures in Dialogue and enjoy a multicultural bazaar of music, theatre, craft and workshops inspired by the exhibition Birth of A Museum. From 6pm to 10pm, free entry, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 657 5800, www.saadiyatculturaldistrict.ae
4 Enjoy ladies’ night at Ghaf Gallery and browse Toys and Treasures, an exhibition that hopes to inspire young people to start their own collections so they can be guardians of history. From 4pm to 8pm, Ghaf Gallery, Khaleej Al Arabi (30th Street), Abu Dhabi, www.admaf.org, 02 665 5332
5 Bring your children ages 3 to 5 to Once Upon a Story, a book club where children gather to read and be read to, encouraging them to sustain a lifelong interest in books. From 2.45pm to 3.45pm, Dh60, The Archive, Safa Park, Dubai, register at firstname.lastname@example.org
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