Our daily round-up of things to do in the UAE. Register for the Sheikh Zayed Marathon 2014 and enjoy Russian Christmas food at Emirates Palace.
Five things to do today: check out the exhibit Do You See What I See and join Emirates Natural History Group
CHECK out Do You See What I See, a group exhibition that features the works of local and international photographers who seek to capture mundane moments that most of us are unable to see. From 10am to 8pm, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Building 10, DIFC Gate Village, Dubai, 04 425 0400, www.cuadroart.com
CATCH the final days of the exhibition Crossroads #14 – Softness versus Dynamism by the Swiss artists Daniela Vincenz and Suzanne Ledergerber. From 10am to 10pm daily, Light Box Gallery, Marina Wing, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 050 225 1783, www.swissartgateuae.com
JOIN Emirates Natural History Group and learn more about the natural history and archaeology of Abu Dhabi, the UAE, the Middle East and the world at large. The next talk will feature Oscar Campbell, who will speak about bird watching, migration patterns and bird wildlife. From 7.30pm to 9.30pm, free entry, Park Hyatt Hotel, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.enhg.org
REGISTER now for the Sheikh Zayed Marathon 2014. All donations and registration fees for this 5km and 10km event will go towards supporting kidney organisations in the UAE. January 31, from 4pm, Dh100 registration fee, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.premieronline.com/event/ZayedMarathon
CELEBRATE Russian Christmas with a dinner today at Sayad, the contemporary seafood brasserie, or tomorrow with a lavish brunch at Cascades. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 02 690 7999 or firstname.lastname@example.org