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Top 10: Eid shopping at Summer Bazaar, bike with Cyacle, Family Fun Day at Yas Beach
Visit the Summer Bazaar ‘17 this Eid for a cultural market offering shopping experiences from cultures around the world, including handicrafts, apparel, beauty products, perfumes and oud, home appliances, toys and baby items, accessories and local and international foods.
Daily until Monday, 3pm to 11pm, free entry, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.facebook.com/SummerBazaarDXB
Make plans to enjoy Family Fun Day at Yas Beach this Eid. The two-day event features a variety of kids’ activities, including face-painting, arts and crafts, clowns, a bouncy castle and more. Visitors will also enjoy the white sands, clear waters and natural mangrove surroundings, as well as the infinity pool, kids’ pool, private cabanas, water sports and dining options.
Saturday and Sunday, 1pm to 5pm, free entry for children younger than 12, Yas Beach, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasbeach.ae
Take part in tomorrow’s Pedal It Out event with Cyacle Bikeshare. Learn about the short-term bike-hire programme with 50 stations around Abu Dhabi. Plus, you can win prizes and get a promo code for a one-week free Eid membership with every sign-up on the Cyacle app.
Tomorrow, 5pm to 7pm, free, Cyacle Bikeshare, Nation Riviera Station, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, www.bikeshare.ae
Dalma Mall presents Eid Al Adha Celebration Splendour with activities to entertain visitors of all ages, including stage shows and roaming acts with the themes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Magical Toy Store and Beauty and the Beast, plus Arabian folk-dance acts, a bubble show duo and 3-D art.
Daily until Sunday, activities from 3pm to 10pm, Dalma Mall, Mussaffah, Abu Dhabi, www.dalmamall.ae
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi presents a variety of events to celebrate Eid, including a storytelling show with Ayala and Khaleej dance performances, a maze with hidden popular Emirati story characters, an interactive cultural area with a henna station, arts and crafts and face-painting, a bubble show and more.
Daily until September 9, 10am to 10pm, from Dh220, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com
Visit The Mall at World Trade Center for its Carnival Extravaganza this Eid, featuring performances tonight by Arabic singer and actor Hamada Helal at 6.30pm and 9.30pm followed by a meet-and-greet with fans, a kids’ circus from Italy, jugglers, acrobats, giant puppets, stage shows, parades, a mascot orchestra, Arabic heritage entertainment acts including Ayala dancers, henna art, a magician comedy show, kids’ workshops and more.
Daily until Sunday, 3.30pm to 10.30pm, free entry, The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/wtcad
Children and families can take part in the Hands On Pizza Party hosted by PizzaExpress. Enjoy an interactive cooking class and come away with a chef’s hat and a junior pizzaiolo certificate, plus your own homemade pizza and refreshing drinks.
Saturdays, 10am to noon, Dh30 per person, all ages welcome, all PizzaExpress locations across the UAE, www.pizzexpress.ae
Logan Lucky, directed by Steven Soderbergh, stars Channing Tatum as Jimmy Logan, a blue-collar West Virginia family man, who leads his brother Clyde (Adam Driver) and sister Mellie (Riley Keough) in a scheme to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the track’s most popular Nascar event of the year, the Coca-Cola 600. Action, also starring Daniel Craig, Katie Holmes, Katherine Waterston, Hilary Swank, Seth MacFarlane and Farrah Mackenzie.
Screening at cinemas across the UAE. (PG-15)
Register your children for the next term of the ICC Academy player development programme. The Warriors will begin September 11 with cricket training for ages 6 to adults, enabling each player to reach their potential from club cricket to national team programmes. Open trials for boys ages 12 to 18 take place on September 9 alongside the ICC Academy Open Day, with scholarships available for the 12 best players. That day, the general public can explore the facilities and learn more about the programmes on offer, including Cricket Cubs for ages 3 to 6 years.
September 9 for trials, 2pm; term starts September 11, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, www.iccacademy.net
Find a variety of family-fun activities at Dubai Properties locations across the city this Eid, including LED hula-hooping, drummers and stilt walkers at JBR, Al Yalla dance group, neon face-painting and kids’ activities at Bay Avenue and Mudon, Shrooq and Al Khail Gate communities, as well as a jazz band at Bay Square. There is also a wide selection of dining and retail options available, henna, traditional decorations and more.
Daily until Sunday, from 7pm, JBR, Bay Avenue, Bay Square, Mudon, Shrooq and Al Khail Gate, Dubai, www.facebook.com/thewalkatjbr