x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Five things to do today: Eid breaks at Sofitel in JBR and meet an artist at Art Hub

Our daily round-up of things to do in the UAE. Check out a Ramadan art exhibition and sign your kids up to the Autodrome Summer Camp with Gulf Star.

A luxury room in the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach
A luxury room in the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach

relax during Eid with a getaway at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Positioned on The Walk, the hotel is in proximity to nearby shopping malls and tourist destinations and with this special Eid offer, you will get an extensive breakfast buffet with a night’s stay. Plus the restaurant A O C French Brasserie is offering guests a specially themed Eid Al Fitr dinner throughout the weekend from 7pm until 11.30pm for Dh180. From Dh590 for a superior room, www.sofitel-dubai-jumeirahbeach.com

see the exhibition Celebrating Ramadan, in which members of Dubai International Arts Centre present works highlighting the theme Arabesque to reflect the spirit and rich culture of the Arab World. From 9am to 9pm, Gallery 76 at Dubai International Arts Centre, Street 75B, Jumeirah 1, behind Town Centre, Dubai, 04 344 4398, www.artdubai.com

join Art Hub each night of Ramadan for talks with emerging and established artists and entrepreneurs in the air-conditioned rooftop tent. Tonight, meet Bahareh Amidi, an American-Iranian spiritual poet of light. Starts at 10.30pm, Art Hub, Plot 38 MW5, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae

sign up the kids for Autodrome Summer Camp with Gulf Star. Children ages 8 to 15 can have fun karting, playing laser tag, Xbox, billiards, team games and more. From 9am until 1pm, Sundays to Thursdays, Dh995, Dubai, 050 429 4860, info@gulfstarsports.com

head to Artizia at Mushrif Mall and create your own painted ceramic masterpiece. All the materials are provided and there are no studio fees. Open from 10am until 4pm and 4pm until midnight, from Dh25 to Dh250, Level 3, Sparky’s, Mushrif Mall, Abu Dhabi, 02 491 4445, www.artizia.ae

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