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Top 10: Attend the launch of Live@5 at Dubai Design District, head to ladies-only fitness at GoYas, and more
Attend the launch of Live@5 at Dubai Design District (d3), featuring a collection of fashion retailers, art galleries and dining venues, offering various promotions, products and experiences including organic gelato, a Japanese lifestyle culture shop, Italian street-style dining, Afghan sweets and rugs, an Egyptian art gallery and more.
Opens tonight, then runs Sundays to Thursdays until August 30, 5pm to 8pm, Dubai Design District, Dubai, www.dubaidesigndistrict.com
Families can sign up to take part in the Healthy Eating for a Better You workshop led by licensed dieticians Nadine Tayara and Maria Abi Hanna at Warehouse421. Learn how to make healthy eating and active living a part of your daily lifestyle, focusing on good nutrition and boosting energy levels.
Sunday, 3pm to 5pm, Dh50, ages 13+ including families and adults, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, www.warehouse421.ae
Make plans to attend a reading and talk by author Hussain Ali Lootah and Walter Paice as part of the Literaturhaus at Nadi presented by Alserkal Programming. Between Two Wives is the first book about polygamy to be published in the UAE and gives an insider’s perspective from one Emirati man’s experience. A Q&A will follow with the audience followed by a book signing.
Saturday, 4pm, Nadi Al Quoz, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.alserkalavenue.ae
Women can enjoy an evening of ladies-only fitness at GoYas, presented by Daman ActiveLife, at Yas Marina Circuit, which is shortened to 3km and staffed by women to protect the privacy of participants. Walk, jog, run or bike around the track and take part in group fitness classes led by a certified female fitness trainer.
Tonight, 7pm to 10pm, free with registration, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com
Visit Bawadi Mall in Al Ain and see Talents Around the World as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season programme. The family-friendly shows run four times daily and feature professional performers from around the world, including dancers, acrobats, UV light dancing, shadow theatre and more.
Daily until August 31, 5pm to 10pm, Main Atrium, Bawadi Mall, Al Ain, www.abudhabisummerseason.ae
Register your children for the French Summer Camp presented by Alliance Française Abu Dhabi, where children can have fun and make new friends through activities, adventures and surprises that help improve their French in a friendly atmosphere.
Daily until September 7, 9am to 2pm, Dh120 per day includes a snack, Le Royal Méridien, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 612 2900, firstname.lastname@example.org
Catch one of the final three performances this month from The Laughter Factory, featuring a top international line-up including headliner Ben Norris (pictured) and comedians Rich Wilson and Pierre Hollins. Shows take place at venues across Dubai and a buffet is available for tomorrow’s show.
Tonight, 8pm, Media One, Dubai; tomorrow, 9pm, buffet package available from Dh260, Grand Millennium, Barsha Heights, Dubai; Friday, 7pm, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai, Dh140, ages 21+, www.platinumlist.net
Children are invited to register to take part in the Pose | Photo | Paint workshop as part of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi cultural programme. Inspired by artist Tanaka Atsuko, participants will wear a glowing outfit made of lights – which is completely safe – that they will pose in, and be photographed as the basis for a painting.
Saturday, 10am to noon, Dh50, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 657 5800, email@example.com
Sign up your children ages 6 to 12 years for the ICC Academy Junior Summer Camp, where they can enjoy cricket coaching, games and skill development in a world-class, fully air-conditioned indoor centre. The camps are run by a professional coaching staff and offer fun, improvement and challenge for boys and girls. Plus, children can bring along a friend for free on Thursdays for the next two weeks.
Runs until July 27, 9am to noon, Sundays to Thursdays, Dh700, for cricket coaching and matches; July 30 to August 22, 9am to noon, Sundays to Tuesdays, Dh350 for three-day cricket coaching and matches, ICC Academy, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, 04 448 1355, firstname.lastname@example.org
Book a staycation at the Address Hotels and Resorts in Dubai. When you stay for a minimum of two nights, you will get Dh100 dining credit, plus complimentary tickets each night you stay to enjoy local amusement parks and attractions including KidZania, Reel Cinemas, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Parks and Resorts. When you stay four nights at the Address Dubai Mall, Address Boulevard or Palace Downtown, you can visit IMG Worlds of Adventure for free.
Offer valid until September 30, Address Hotels and Resorts, Dubai, 04 423 8888, email@example.com