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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 June 2018

Top 10: See the Trucial Scouts: Life and Times in Al Ain, enjoy art activities at The Blue Cave Festival at d3, One Music X features Filipino pop and rock acts

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See the exhibition The Trucial Scouts: Life and Times at Al Jahili Fort and see artefacts, including a two-piece MK 119 wireless set (pictured), that the brigades used in the 1950s to the 1970s. TCA Abu Dhabi
See the exhibition The Trucial Scouts: Life and Times at Al Jahili Fort and see artefacts, including a two-piece MK 119 wireless set (pictured), that the brigades used in the 1950s to the 1970s. TCA Abu Dhabi

Al Ain

Exhibition

See The Trucial Scouts: Life and Times, an exhibition presented by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, which celebrates the brigades’ humanitarian work that played a major part in the UAE’s history and heritage. See artefacts from the 1950s to the 1970s that are on loan from the Armed Forces Museum & Military History Centre, including weapons, uniforms and utensils. Pictured: two-piece MK 119 wireless set

Daily until April 28, 9am to 5pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays and Saturdays and Sundays; 3pm to 5pm on Fridays, Al Jahili Fort, Al Ain, www.visitalain.ae

Abu Dhabi

Flea Market

Plan to visit the Abu Dhabi Baby & Kids Flea Market tomorrow and find pre-loved children’s and baby goods including clothes, shoes, toys and equipment, in a fun and friendly environment. See the items first-hand, get to know other parents in the community and enjoy free kids’ activities.

Tomorrow, from 9am to 3pm, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, abudhabibabymarket@gmail.com

Abu Dhabi

Yoga offer

Bodytree Studio is offering the Freedom Package this month with yoga, for just Dh65 per class, at the main studio and at Saadiyat Beach Club. There are more than 10 types of yoga to choose from, at various levels and times, and this offer can help find the right practice for you.

Offer valid until November 30, Dh650 for a 10-class pass, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, info@bodytreestudio.com

Abu Dhabi

Comedy show

Frankie’s Comedy Cellar returns with its Dine and Laugh event featuring top comedians Adam Buck, Ammar Duba, Rodger Patrick and Tashia Dorsey, and hosted by Simeon Goodson (pictured).

Tomorrow, 7pm to 10pm, free entry, Frankie’s Bar and Grill, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 02 654 3238

Frankie's Comedy Cellar returns to Abu Dhabi with top comedians and host Simeon Goodson (pictured). Frankie's Comedy Cellar
Frankie's Comedy Cellar returns to Abu Dhabi with top comedians and host Simeon Goodson (pictured). Frankie's Comedy Cellar

Dubai

Yoga class

Register to attend full moon yoga at Fairmont The Palm. Experience an evening under the stars featuring a 90-minute yoga and meditation session on the resort’s white-sand beach. The mixed session caters to all ability levels and blends the meditative qualities of gentle yin yoga with the more physically challenging vinyasa practice.

Tomorrow, 8pm for one hour of yoga and 30 minutes of meditation, Dh75, Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 457 3330, Palm.healtclub@fairmont.com

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Dubai

Concert

One Music X is set to be a live programme of Filipino pop and rock music, as well as international acts in a multicultural atmosphere of food, song, dance and activities such as Pinoy videoke and holistic workouts. Performers include Yeng Constantino, KZ Tandingan, Inigo Pascual, Silent Sanctuary and Rico Blanco (pictured). A variety of Dubai independent acts will perform, including Josh McCartney and DJ Moophs.

Tonight, gates open at 1pm, show starts at 2pm, from Dh95 for early-bird tickets, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Dubai, tickets.virginmegastore.me

Catch a performance by Rico Blanco at the One Music X festival. Navin Khianey for The National
Catch a performance by Rico Blanco at the One Music X festival. Navin Khianey for The National

Sharjah

Cultural talk

Attend the talk Creating a Sense of Community Through Sports hosted by the National Pavilion of the UAE as part of its series Home | Sports. The conversation between writer Hind Mezaina and journalist John Dennehy of The National, will focus on sand golf in Abu Dhabi, cricket across the country and other sports, including Kushti and bullfighting in Fujairah.

Tomorrow, 4.30pm to 5.30pm, Mini Golf Park, Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah, www.facebook.com/NationalPavilionUAE

Dubai

Art event

The Blue Cave Festival continues today and tomorrow with activities including live mural painting, photography and group art exhibitions, kids’ art and yoga workshop, artist talks and workshops in collage, portrait spray-painting, illustrations, customised kicks and more. Plus, enjoy live music and performances.

Today and tomorrow, 2pm to 11pm, Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai, www.facebook.com/bluecavedxb

Abu Dhabi

Food trucks

Food trucks are back in the capital as TruckersDXB wheels in top regional trucks featuring a variety of international speciality cuisines. Plus enjoy live music, shop in the craft market and a kids will enjoy their own area with activities.

Today, 4pm, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, www.truckers.ae

Dubai

Fitness event

Take part in Pump It as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge series of events. XDubai presents activities that will challenge skateboarders, BMXers and scooter riders as they navigate a special course in front of spectators at Dubai Fitness Challenge Weekend Carnival and hosted by professional BMXer Ola Selsjord (pictured). Bring your own ride and register on-site. Prizes are available in a number of categories. Tomorrow, a sunrise yoga session will take place at 6am with more than 1,000 yogis on the runway of Skydive Dubai.

Today and tomorrow, noon to 7pm, Skydive Dubai, Dubai, www.facebook.com/xdubai

Pro BMXer Ola Selsjord hosts Pump It as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge. Dubai Fitness Challenge
Pro BMXer Ola Selsjord hosts Pump It as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge. Dubai Fitness Challenge