x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Five things to do today: toddler movies or register for a cooking class

See works from the Young Collectors Auction & Charity Evening or sign up for a jewellery-making workshop.

See Foodfight at a lower volume and with ample lighting during the baby and toddler movies. Courtesy Gulf Film
See Foodfight at a lower volume and with ample lighting during the baby and toddler movies. Courtesy Gulf Film

take your baby or toddler to the movies and enjoy films at a lower volume and with ample lighting at two malls in Abu Dhabi. Kon-Tiki will be shown at 10.15am at Khalidiyah Mall. At 10.30am, watch Sky Force 3D at Dalma Mall. Foodfight! (pictured) will be screened at 11am at both the malls. Visit www.cineroyal.ae for more information

register today to cook with the British chef Ed Baines. The one-on-one classes this week focus on two dishes: herb and mustard-crusted best end of lamb (Dubai) and crispy fried cod with lentils (Abu Dhabi). Demonstrations will include a starter, main course and dessert from Baines's latest book. Spaces are limited. April 23 at Jones the Grocer, Dubai, and April 24 at Jones the Grocer, Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi. Both days: demonstration from 4.30pm to 5.30pm, Dh295; class from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Dh995, events@jonesthegrocer.com, 800 56637

appreciate art that will be part of the Young Collectors Auction & Charity Evening on April 30. Until April 29, more than 80 lots of Middle Eastern contemporary art - including sculptures, photography, video and installations - will be available at entry-level prices ranging from Dh3,670 to Dh36,700. From 10am to 6pm, Ayyam Gallery, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, www.ayyamgallery.com, 04 323 6242

sign up for a silver jewellery-making workshop on Thursdays at Sofa Studio over the course of six weeks. Runs from April 25 to May 30, 9.30am to 11.30am, Dh1,200 (excluding silver), Create! //www.createdubai.ae">www.createdubai.ae, 055 660 0750

celebrate the birth centenary of the French author and philosopher Albert Camus with a theatre adaptation of his last novel, The First Man, performed by the French actor Jean-Paul Schintu. Starts at 8pm, Dh50, Alliance Francaise Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, www.adfubai.org, 04 335 8712

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