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Top 10: Summer camp for kids at The Mall at World Trade Center, Family & Friends pass at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is hosting a summer camp, where children can enjoy a range of activities that promote well-being, including sports and art classes presented by KoolKidz, Primal Gym and The Art Hub.
Runs until August 17, 8.30am to 1.30pm or 5.30pm, from Dh125 per day; Dh520 per week, The Mall at World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/wtcad
Take advantage of the mid-week pool pass from the Address Montgomerie and enjoy a summer day beside the pool, embracing the tranquillity of the resort and soaking up the rays at the Aquaviva pool deck. Cool off with a dip in the pool overlooking the lush green golf course and order refreshments served right to your lounger.
Sundays to Thursdays, 6am to 10pm, Dh250 per person for full-day pool access, Address Montgomerie, Dubai, reservations at 04 390 5600, email@example.com
In My Blue World by Zaahirah Muthy, the artist focuses on the sanctity of entering a mosque, highlighting feelings evoked by thoughts of the past, present and future. The artworks aim to provoke in visitors the inner dialogue similar to the one Muthy experiences herself when standing in a mosque. Pictured: Muthy’s The City of the Mosque
Daily until September 30, 10am to 10pm, Z Gallery, first floor, Four Points Sheraton, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 04 323 0333, www.fourpointssheikhzayedroad.com
Register to take part in the Yoga Basics workshop at Warehouse421 as part of the Summer Camp programme. Participants will learn the benefits of the practice, including healthier spinal alignment and strengthening core muscles. The interactive class is designed for beginners and will introduce a range of basic poses.
Tonight, 7pm to 8pm, Dh50, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, register at www.warehouse421.ae
Get tickets now for the FIFA Club World Cup, in which continental club champions, including hosts Al Jazira, Auckland City, CF Pachuca and defending champions Real Madrid, play for the tournament title.
December 6 to 16, 7pm on December 6 in Al Ain; 3pm on December 9 in Abu Dhabi; 4pm on December 12 in Al Ain; 7pm on December 13 in Abu Dhabi; 4pm on December 16 in Abu Dhabi, from Dh100, Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi; Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain, www.ticketmaster.ae
Cool off indoors with family fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Take advantage of the “Friends & Family” pass, which costs from Dh220 per person when a minimum of four tickets are purchased. Enjoy the Ferrari-themed rides and attractions of the indoor amusement park this summer. Nannies and children younger than 3 can enter for free.
Open daily 11am to 8pm, from Dh220 per person online; from Dh251 per person at the gate for bronze category tickets, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 496 8000, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com
Register your toddler for the Kindermusic classes with Hanneke at Bodytree Studio. The early-childhood music classes are designed to help children ages 6 months to 3 years develop and enhance speech, syntax and pre-literacy through simple songs and reciting chants.
Wednesdays, 10am to 10.45am, Dh65 per class, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, firstname.lastname@example.org
See Good Printing, a group exhibition that explores the process of printmaking, and addresses issues regarding authenticity and mechanisation of art-making, and celebrates the defects and inaccuracies that can occur in the process of copying originals or reproductions, redefining the essence of the original work.
Daily until September 14, 10am to 7pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 323 5052, www.ivde.net
Children ages 6 to 10 can enhance their creative crafting skills through a series of educational activities at the Ikea Summer Academy. Throughout the series of indoor workshops, children will receive a personalised booklet, and for each session they attend, will be rewarded with a sticker, earning a prize for every three stickers collected.
Wednesdays until August 30, 2pm to 5pm, Ikea Dubai, Festival City, Dubai, www.ikea.ae
Take part in sports, tournaments, academies and activities for fitness enthusiasts and beginners alike, at the UAE’s largest indoor summer sports venue, Dubai Sports World. Stay fit with football, badminton, cricket, indoor cycling, running track, table tennis, volleyball, group fitness classes, basketball, tennis, rugby and a state-of-the-art Technogym.
Daily until September 2, open 8am to midnight, free entry, sports and camps priced separately, Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, book courts and fields online at www.dubaisportsworld.ae