New burgers and cruelty-free treatments: Top things to do this weekend in the UAE
Your weekend guide to the best things to do, see, experience and enjoy in the UAE
Celebrate the Year of Tolerance at Yas Waterworld
To mark the Year of Tolerance, Yas Waterworld, pictured above, is hosting a day of family-friendly activities on Friday. Enjoy a 10 per cent discount on single-day tickets with each accompanying friend of a different nationality, for a total of up to 50 per cent off with five friends. As well as enjoying the 40 rides, slides and attractions, take part in the Amwaj Wave Pool challenge at 10am, when guests can hold the flag of their home country. There will be complimentary face-painting and participants will take home a commemorative pin.
Friday, from Dh265, Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yaswaterworld.com
That Hair Tho special offers
Visit That Hair Tho (THT), the new ethical salon in JLT, pictured below, where you can get a range of services using vegan and sustainable products with no hidden costs after the consultation. This month, THT is offering discounted prices, including a mani-pedi from Dh100, gel manicure and pedicure from Dh180, a blow-dry and gel mani-pedi from Dh300 and lash extensions with free refill within 14 days.
Until April 30, 10am to 9pm, THT, Cluster N, JLT, Dubai, 04 589 6670, Instagram: @thathairtho.tht
New treats at Black Tap
Treat yourself to the new items on the menu at Black Tap. This includes two CrazyShakes from Dh69: The Crazy Banana with Nutella and pretzels, and The New Yorker, with strawberry cheesecake topped with a cherry. There are six new burgers, including The Gulf Burger (from Dh95) with arugula, zaatar, halloumi and avocado; along with the Truffle Burger, pictured, (from Dh125); the Filet au Poivre Burger; the Pizza Burger; Chilli Cheese Burger (from Dh88); and the Reuben Burger. Now, there are a total of 17 on the menu. Also try the Mexican chilli, carne asada tacos and shrimp tacos (from Dh65). Breakfast is also available at the Dubai venues from 9am to 2pm.
Daily, various timings, Black Tap, Cascade Dining, Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi; Jumeirah Al Naseem, Dubai; Rixos Premium Dubai JBR; InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, www.blacktapme.com
‘Free Spirit’ film screening
Catch a screening of the short film Free Spirit, which reflects on the life of singer Khalid (Location, American Teen and Young, Dumb and Broke) and is a creative parallel to his new album, as well as a companion piece to his musical creations. The 45-minute film expands on his lyrics to tell stories of his youth, and includes commentary from Khalid himself. The event will feature a Q&A with special guests Big Hass, Moh Flow, AY, Shebani and Bailouni.
Saturday, 2.30pm, free entry on a first-come-first-served basis, Cinema Akil, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com
Updated: April 11, 2019 03:28 PM