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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

Top 10: Fitness at Mall of the Emirates, talented performers at Bawadi Mall, cooking classes at The Chef's Palette

Your essential guide to what's happening in the Emirates

Sign up to take fitness classes at Mall of the Emirates as part of the MOE Active initiative. Courtesy Majid Al Futtaim
Sign up to take fitness classes at Mall of the Emirates as part of the MOE Active initiative. Courtesy Majid Al Futtaim

Dubai

Fitness event

Take part in a new fitness initiative presented by Mall of the Emirates, MOE Active, which features complimentary classes throughout the week with options to suit various levels. Led by qualified staff, the morning workouts are free and have been curated by FlyWheel Dubai indoor cycling to challenge participants. Classes include FlyWheel, FlyBarre, Mall Walkers and Mall Circuits.

Sundays to Thursdays, 8.30am, meet at Ski Dubai foyer, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, register at www.malloftheemirates.com/moe-active

Abu Dhabi

Kids’ fun

Visit Dalma Mall and enjoy an evening of entertainment with The Power Rangers Mega Force as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season programme of events. The superpower characters of the popular series will make two appearances, where visitors can take photographs. You can also enjoy performances by roaming mime artists.

Today, 5pm and 10.30pm for Power Rangers appearances, Dalma Mall, Mussaffah, Abu Dhabi, www.dalmamall.ae

Nationwide

New movie

Snatched stars Amy Schumer as Emily Middleton, who is dumped by her boyfriend days before they were meant to take a holiday to Ecuador. She convinces her mother Linda (Goldie Hawn) to go with her instead, but their tropical retreat takes an unexpected turn. Comedy adventure, also starring Wanda Sykes, Joan Cusack, Ike Barinholtz, Kim Caremele, Randall Park and Christopher Meloni.

Screening at cinemas across the UAE. (15+)

Al Ain

Performances

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, Irish dancing, shadow theatre and more.

Daily until August 31, 5pm to 10pm, Main Atrium, Bawadi Mall, Al Ain, www.abudhabisummerseason.ae

Visit Bawadi Mall and enjoy the performances of Talents Around the World, including the X1X Crew (pictured), as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season. Courtesy TCA Abu Dhabi
Visit Bawadi Mall and enjoy the performances of Talents Around the World, including the X1X Crew (pictured), as part of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season. Courtesy TCA Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Football camp

Register your children ages 4 to 16 for the new Zayed Academy football programme at Zayed Sports City. Three streams of skill sets are available for novice, enthusiast and elite footballers, including fundamentals, developmental and high-performance training session for age-specific groups led by Uefa-accredited coaches. Assessments begin the week of September 3.

September 10 to June 23, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, 02 403 4200, to register email zscacademy@zsc.ae

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Dubai

Kids’ camp

Children can enjoy spending their holidays at the Emaar Entertainment Summer Camp, where they will learn skills and make new friends with a series of activities taking place at Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Ice Rink, KidZania, Reel Cinemas and Burj Khalifa, including ice-skating, visiting a heritage village, learning about marine conservation, filmmaking and film watching films, plus teambuilding games.

Runs until August 31, 8.30am to 3pm, Sundays to Thursdays, Dh750 per week, including activities, snack, lunch and certificate, meeting point at KidZania entrance, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, emaarsummercamp.com

Dubai

Cooking classes

Register for an afternoon cooking class with The Chef’s Palette at Fairmont The Palm, where participants will learn quick and simple recipes from chef Romain van Durmen, including Belgian waffles and nitro ice cream, sushi maki rolls and fresh pasta carbonara. Plus, enjoy a complimentary lunch buffet in Flow Kitchen.

Daily, from noon, from Dh195, The Chef’s Palette, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 457 3457, palm.dining@fairmont.com

Romain van Durmen. Courtesy Fairmont The Palm
Romain van Durmen. Courtesy Fairmont The Palm

Dubai

Talks

Buy tickets to attend the live talk show Capturing Pablo, starring former drug-enforcement agents Javier Peña and Steve Murphy, who led the take-down of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. The agents will share exclusive insights about Escobar’s life, including his rise and fall, as well as their role in bringing down the cartel and its famous leader. The show will be followed by a Q&A session.

October 5 and 6, from Dh275, The Auditorium, Dubai College, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

Sharjah

Art exhibition

See the group exhibition Selections: Summer 2017 presented by Sharjah Art Foundation. It features works from the foundations’ growing collection, which includes items acquired or commissioned for Sharjah Biennials, and other projects and reflect the achievements of artists in the region.

Runs until October 5, Al Mureijah Square and Al Hamriyah Studios, Sharjah, www.sharjahart.org

Dubai

Ladies’ day

Make plans to attend the final Splash ‘n’ Party Ladies Day of the month, where all staff and entrants will be women and girls and boys up to 10 years of age. Enjoy the water slides, games, sweet treats and more. The park will close on August 18 until September for maintenance.

Tuesday, 9am to 9pm, Dh100 for one child and one adult, Splash ‘n’ Party, Villa 1, Street 8A, Al Safa 2, Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 388 3008, info@splashnparty.ae

Plan to have fun in the water at the Ladies Day this Tuesday at Splash 'n' Party. Courtesy Splash 'n' Party
Plan to have fun in the water at the Ladies Day this Tuesday at Splash 'n' Party. Courtesy Splash 'n' Party