x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 January 2018

Five things to do today: pool-day at Yas Links Golf Club or attend Shopping Soiree

In our round-up of things to do in the UAE today, you can take your baby to special movie screening, go a Shopping Soiree in Khalifa A, attend a talk on Modern Islam and Science or spend a day by the pool.

A scene from The Legend of Sarila. Courtesy Canada Inc and Quebec Inc
A scene from The Legend of Sarila. Courtesy Canada Inc and Quebec Inc

Take your baby or toddler to the movies and enjoy films at a lower volume and with ample lighting. This morning, The Legend of Sarila (pictured) will be shown at 10.40am at both Khalidiyah Mall and Dalma Mall and at 11am, The Great Gatsby will be screened at both Khalidiyah Mall and Dalma Mall. Abu Dhabi, www.cineroyal.ae

Head to the Shopping Soiree, where vendors will be selling educational toys, children's clothes and accessories, women's clothing, jewellery and giftware. This is the last Shopping Soiree before the summer break. From 10am to 2pm, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi, 055 843 6574, info@tinybeanevents.com

Hear a talk on Modern Islam and Science, which addresses how historical understandings of Islam and science can inform and improve scientific and technological policies and institutions within the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. From 6.30 to 8.30pm, InterContinental Hotel Auditorium, Abu Dhabi, register at www.nyuad.nyu.edu/news-events/abu-dhabi-events.html

Make your reservations for the Tango Abu Dhabi gala dinner that will take place a week from today and will feature Argentinian performers. May 26, 8pm, Masters Ballroom, The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Khalifa City A, 02 616 9999, fbadmin.info@westin.com

Enjoy all-day pool access at Yas Links. At Dh100 for an adult or a child, you can swim, sunbathe and relax, plus get a welcome soft drink or fruit juice, a bottle of still water, a fruit platter and a cold towel. Purchase from reception, Yas Links Golf Club, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yaslinks.com, 02 810 7777

* Compiled by Ellen Fortini


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