In our round-up of things to do today, you can also learn Arabic, sign up your children for a summer art camp or attend the design exhibition Index 2013.
Five things to do today: Sample learning at Mamacademy or see Karine Roche's latest paintings
Check out Mamacademy. Designed especially for mums, Mamacademy provides the opportunity to learn something different in one-off sampler sessions from experts at venues across Dubai, from photography to Pilates to hand sewing to make-up mastery. Classes start today and can be booked at www.thecurve-me.com
See the exhibition Chromatic Landscape, a collection of Karine Roche's latest works which deal with nature and the city. Perspectives are false, buildings incomplete and the city is an expanding universe. From 10am to 7pm, Art Sawa, Gate Village Building 8, Podium Level, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, 04 386 2366, www.artsawa.com
Learn Arabic through the Eton Institute at a reduced rate. The Sharjah Centre for Cultural Communication is offering a 30-hour course for Dh850, including materials and registration, plus a free Sharjah Experience Pass courtesy of Sharjah City Sight Seeing Bus tours. Starts today and runs until July 8, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Sharjah Centre for Cultural Communication, register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign the kids up for the DIAC Summer Art Camp 2013. Children in age groups 4-7 and 8-12 years will enjoy a different activity each day. Opens on June 23 and runs until August 31, Dh140 per day, Dubai International Arts Centre, 04 344 4398, www.artdubai.com
Attend Index 2013, an exhibition of furniture, interior design and decoration products. Designers and architects can discover new trends and discuss best practice. From 11am to 7pm, Dh150, Halls 1-8, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.indexexhibition.com
To find out more about events taking place in the UAE see our listings page.
Follow us @LifeNationalUAE
And follow us on Facebook for discussions, entertainment, reviews, wellness and news.