x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Five things to do today: enjoy iftar at Silk Route Cafe

Or: learn how to skate at Dubai Ice Rink, take the family to see the Eco Future exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat or head to the Resuscitation Theatre in Dubai.

Iftar at Silk Route Cafe at the Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi.
Iftar at Silk Route Cafe at the Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi.

Enjoy iftar at the Silk Route Cafe. Savour Chef Samer Naifeh’s traditional Arabic and Asian buffet along with a variety of mezzeh, breads and grills. From Dh130, kids under 6 eat free, kids ages 6 to 12 get a 50 per cent discount, Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi, 31st Street between Airport and Muroor, reservations at 02 657 4856, www.facebook.com/HIAUH

Learn to skate at Dubai Ice Rink. The four-day programme includes a month of free skating. There are five levels, each consisting of four 45-minute classes from Sundays to Wednesdays, plus free entry to the public session that follows each
class. Dh995, The Dubai Mall, www.dubaiicerink.com

Take the family to see the Eco Future exhibition at Manarat Al Saadiyat, which is about sustainable living on a changing planet. From 10am to 2pm and 8.30pm to 11.30pm daily, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 657 5800, www.saadiyatculturaldistrict.ae

Visit Art Hub tonight for a talk with Shama Al Mazrouei, the director of the International Cooking Training Center (ICTC), whose aim is to make the ICTC a place where one can learn to cook a range of local and international dishes. 10.30pm, rooftop tent, Art Hub, Plot 38 MW5, Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae

Head to the Resuscitation Theatre for an evening of performances of the Emirati playwright Saleh Karama’s work. From 7.30pm to 9.30pm, booking essential, email resuscitationtheatre@gmail.com, Dh50 for non-company members, free for members, Resuscitation Theatre studio, directions will be given at the time of booking, Abu Dhabi, www.resuscitationtheatre.com

efortini@thenational.ae

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