x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

Five Things to Do Today: See a new photo exhibition about Dubai

Or check out some photographs of deep-sea life, tour the islands of Abu Dhabi, register the kids for KidZania SuperstarZ, or sign up for the Terry Fox Run Abu Dhabi.

A photo by Daniel Cheong, part of Dubai of Lights & Dreams. Courtesy Alliance Française
A photo by Daniel Cheong, part of Dubai of Lights & Dreams. Courtesy Alliance Française

See the opening of the exhibition Dubai of Lights & Dreams, in which the French photographer Daniel Cheong presents ­dynamic images of the landmarks of Dubai, a city that proves that human dreams have no limit. At 8pm, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Street 18, Dubai, 04 335 8712, www.afdubai.org

Check out two photographic exhibitions on marine life and climate change. The Secret World of Plankton runs at Saadiyat Public Beach. The Journey Into the Coral Reef is on at Monte-Carlo Beach Club. From 8am to 8pm, Monte-Carlo Beach Club and Saadiyat Public Beach, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.montecarlobeachclub.ae, www.if-uae.com

Enjoy an island tour of Abu Dhabi during these cooler days. The tour includes a two-hour powerboat cruise and 45 minutes of swimming and snorkelling, with a good chance of seeing some wild dolphins. From Dh800 for five people, Xventures, Abu ­Dhabi, info@x-ventures.ae

Register your talented children to audition for the second KidZania SuperstarZ, a platform for children ages 5 to 8 and 9 to 16 to dance, act, sing and play an instrument. After quarter- and semi-finals, a grand finale will be held at Dubai Ice Rink on February 28, with the top prize for both age groups a trip to Malaysia. From 11am to 8pm, register at enquiries@kidzania.ae, 04 448 5222

Sign up now to take part in the Terry Fox Run Abu Dhabi. Walk or run in an event that celebrates a great Canadian athlete and raises money for cancer research in the UAE. February 21, 7am registration, 8am warm-up, 10am start, at 30th Street (Khaleej Al Arabi) on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, abudhabiterryfoxrun@gmail.com