x Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday 21 July 2017

Five things to do today: see paintings of Oman or book a boat tour

Also, register for a seven-a-side indoor football tournament, attend an art class at Tashkeel Summer Camp or take the family to the Artful Afternoon Tea at Manarat Al Saadiyat.

Oman, The Big View features the artist John R Harris' watercolours of some of the most remote parts of Oman. Courtesy Majlis Gallery
Oman, The Big View features the artist John R Harris' watercolours of some of the most remote parts of Oman. Courtesy Majlis Gallery

see the exhibition Oman, The Big View. The artist John R Harris presents his watercolours of the landscape of some of the most remote parts of Oman, including the Hajar Mountains. From 10am to 6pm, The Majlis Gallery, Al Fahidi Street, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai, 04 353 6233, www.themajlisgallery.com

book a weekday boat tour with Capt Tony's in Abu Dhabi and enjoy a 20 per cent discount. Island beach tours run from 4pm to 8pm and are Dh280 per person, Dh200 for children ages 6-12. Or take a sunset cruise from 6.30pm to 8pm at Dh200 per person or Dh130 for children ages 6-12. Book at 02 650 7175, www.captaintonys.ae

register your team now for the seven-a-side indoor tournament open to males ages 16 and older. July 21-25, 10pm to 1am, Dh1,000 per team donated to charity, Halls 10 and 11, Adnec, Khaleej Al Arabi (30th Street), Abu Dhabi, register by July 14 at www.weyana.ae/ramadanfootballtournament

attend an art class at Tashkeel Summer Camp 2013. Classes are one-offs, so participants can choose workshops individually. Two workshops per day, from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, from Dh200 per session up to Dh2,400 for all 20 sessions. Tashkeel, near Nad Al Sheba clinic, Dubai, 04 336 3313, www.tashkeel.org

take the family to Manarat Al Saadiyat for the Artful Afternoon Tea. Enjoy light refreshments, a tour of Birth of a Museum and an opportunity to make a work of art inspired by the artworks you have seen. From 2pm to 5pm, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.saadiyatculturaldistrict.ae, 02 657 5800

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