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Top 10: see Tom and Jerry Maze, register your kids for football school
Visit Dalma Mall for a performance of Tom & Jerry Maze, a melodic story of Tom pursuing his love interest, Toodle, complete with dance segments featuring classics such as the Lindy hop, Charleston, jazz and more. Children can take part in the interactive maze that involves carrying a giant piece of cheese through a life-size puzzle, while Tom sets funny traps for unsuspecting participants.
Daily until Saturday, from 4pm, free, Dalma Mall, Mussaffah, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabisummerseason.ae
Register your children ages 3-18 for the forthcoming season of the City Football Schools, which offers boys and girls the chance to excel and improve their skills with training and even more competitive fixtures than previous seasons. Free sessions begin the week of September 3.
September 10, various timings, from Dh1,450, Emirates Palace; Zayed Sports City; and NYUAD, Abu Dhabi, uae.cityfootballschools.com/courses/courses.htm
Visit Vantage Point Sharjah 5, the fifth iteration of the annual initiative of the Sharjah Art Foundation to support the practice of photography within the GCC by fostering the development of local and regional photographer. This edition features images with the theme Architecture and Urban Landscape and showcases works by artists who responded to an open call.
Runs daily until October 5, Gallery 1 & 2, Al Mureijah Square, Sharjah, www.sharjahart.org
Children will enjoy the final week of the indoor summer camp at The Mall at World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi. They can take part in a range of activites that includes sports and art classes, presented by KoolKidz, Primal Gym and The Art Hub. The classes encourage and promote their physical and mental well-being.
Daily until Thursday, 8.30am to 1.30pm or 5.30pm, from Dh125 per day; Dh520 per week, The Mall at World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/WTCAD
The Indian flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia will perform on the bansuri, a North Indian bamboo flute, in a show accompanied by two master percussionists, Satyajit Talwalkar on the tabla and Giridhar Udupa on the ghatam. The performance will feature the trio in an improvised recital embellished with rhythmic flavours from the North and South of India.
August 25, 7.30pm, from Dh75, Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.platinumlist.net
Register to climb stairs for fitness with the charity group Gulf for Good and kick off your weekend with vertical training session up the 67 floors of Almas Towers in JLT. Vertical training is a great way to prepare for events such as the physical challenges Gulf for Good present to benefit children’s charities.
Friday, 8am to 9am, free with registration, Almas Tower, JLT, Dubai, register by Wednesday at firstname.lastname@example.org
Register to take part in the summer art workshops for adults at Ductac and explore techniques of paper art, pastel drawing and watercolour painting with an expert tutor.
Tomorrow to Wednesday, 10am to 1pm for paper art; August 21-23, 10am to 1pm for pastel drawing; August 28-30, 10am to 1pm for watercolour painting, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, from Dh585 per course plus material fees, register at email@example.com
Stay fit this summer at Dubai Sports World and take part in sports, tournaments, academies and activities for enthusiasts and beginners alike, including football, badminton, cricket, indoor cycling, running track, table tennis, volleyball, fitness classes, basketball, tennis, rugby and a state-of-the-art Technogym.
June 1-September 2, free entry, Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.dubaisportsworld.ae
Flow Talk Series continues tomorrow with instructor Bradford Rahmlow of Barry’s Bootcamp, the strength and cardio interval-fitness experience said to burn up to 1,000 calories per hour. Rahmlow will share his knowledge of nutrition and fitness. Q&A will follow.
Tomorrow, 5pm, free, Flow, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, 055 293 4430, register at www.flowdubai.com