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Top 10: See Selections: Summer 2017 in Sharjah, enjoy free activities at Dubai Sports World
See the group exhibition Selections: Summer 2017 presented by Sharjah Art Foundation, featuring works from its growing collection. This includes items for Sharjah Biennials and other projects, reflecting the achievements of regional artists. Pictured: A still from Session by Nevin Aladag. Courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation
Runs until October 5, Al Mureijah Square and Al Hamriyah Studios, Sharjah, www.sharjahart.org
Enjoy all the rides, slides and attractions of Yas Waterworld plus the rollercoasters and indoor amusements at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with the Two Day Two Park Pass offer. Purchase a bronze Two Park Pass and double your fun with a visit to one park on the first day and the other on the second. Both must be within seven days.
Offer valid until September 30, from Dh295, Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, purchase by September 15 at www.yaswaterworld.com
Get tickets for the 2 Nation Music event featuring the Indian rapper Badshah, pictured, and Pakistani singer-songwriter Atif Aslam. Badshah’s hits include DJ Waley Babu, Mercy and Kar Gayi Chull. Atif Aslam is known for hits Jal Pari, Mahi Ve and Ankhon Se. There will also be performances by Pakistani singer Waqar Zaka, Punjabi singer Flint J and local DJs.
September 7, 8pm, Dh85, The Dome, Dubai Sports City, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net
Cinema Space screening the 2010 Spanish documentary Flamenco, Flamenco. Director Carlos Saura presents an evolutionary journey of the history and traditions of flamenco music and dance, and showcases the new flamenco through performances by emerging talents and masters.
Tonight, 7.30pm, free with registration, Cinema Space, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com
See the exhibition My Blue World by Zaahirah Muthy, which focuses on the sacred feeling experienced when entering a mosque. The exhibition aims to highlight a mysterious compilation of elements from past, present and future while the artist aims to provoke an inner dialogue and creative process in visitors similar to the one she herself experiences standing in a mosque.
Daily until September 30, 10am to 10pm, Z Gallery, first floor, Four Points by Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 04 323 0333, www.fourpointssheikhzayedroad.com
Register for the new term of the ICC Academy cricket player development programme. The Warriors starts on September 11 with training for ages 6 to adult, enabling players to reach their potential from club cricket to national programmes. Open trials for boys ages 12 to 18 take place on September 9, as does an open day, with scholarships for 12 players. Learn about programmes including Cricket Cubs for ages 3 to 6.
September 9 for trials, 2pm; term starts September 11, Dubai Sports City, www.iccacademy.net
Children ages 1-5 will enjoy experiencing the world of book creator Eric Carle at the British Orchard Nursery Summer Camp. The fun and educational weekly summer camp will introduce concepts, values and skills through Carle’s stories such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a favourite for young readers since it was published in 1969.
Runs until September 7, 9am to 2pm or 7.30am to 5.30pm, prices vary per branch, British Orchard Nursery, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, 800 773 724665 www.britishorchardnursery.com
In the film Seven Sisters, the world has become so overpopulated by the year 2073 that families around the world are limited to having one child. A set of identical septuplets nicknamed the days of the week (all played by Noomi Rapace), have been taught by their grandfather Terrence (Willem Dafoe) to elude the Child Allocation Bureau, led by Nicolette Cayman (Glenn Close), by pretending to be the same person, Karen Settman, with each going outside one day each week. But one day, Monday does not come home. Sci-fi thriller, also starring Marwan Kenzari and Robert Wagner.
Screening at cinemas across the UAE (15+)
Register your children for the French Summer Camp presented by Alliance Française Abu Dhabi, where children can make friends through activities, adventures and surprises to improve their French in a fun atmosphere. Activities include story reading, painting, cinema, crafts, cooking, Zumba and swimming.
Runs until September 7, 9am to 2pm, from Dh120 per day with a snack, Le Royal Méridien, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 612 2900, firstname.lastname@example.org
The UAE’s largest indoor summer sports venue, Dubai Sports World, offers three free indoor sports and fitness activities. Ping Pong Dubai offers free use of 12 tables, and there are plans for tournaments through the season. Techno Gym provides a complete experience, including strength training and cardio equipment. Runners will enjoy the 545-metre track (no booking required). Football, cricket, volleyball and basketball, tennis, badminton, indoor cycling, rugby and fitness classes are available.
Daily until September 2, 8am to midnight, free entry, Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.dubaisportsworld.ae