A musical is coming to town
Family leisure spot Al Qasba is bringing the smash hit musical 'Ariel' to its Masrah Al Qasba - Theatre for three days till July 13. This musical adaptation of the classic Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale The Little Mermaid is based on the Disney blockbuster - and its well-loved comical characters (hello, Flounder and Sebastian!) are sure to entertain. Catch shows on July 12 and 13, at 5pm and 8pm respectively. Tickets to the show are priced at Dh45, and available for purchase at www.platinumlist.net. They are also available at all Al Qasba and Al Majaz Waterfront information desks. For more details, visit www.alqasba.ae/events.
Stay active this summer
Tourist and family destination The Flag Island is hosting several activities this summer. With women's run sessions and roller-skating available, children and adults alike will find an activity to match their interests. The women's run sessions are held every Tuesday, from 7.30-8.30pm till the end of September. Roller-skating for youngsters aged two to 15 will be available during weekends, from 5.30-6.30pm. For more information, call 056-6272174.
For the love of art
If you're a flourishing artist in the UAE and want a platform to put up your work for potential buyers to view, check out Artezaar. Founded by two self-taught artists to support the artist community of the UAE, the user-friendly website has attracted close to 60 artists since April this year, with over 400 art pieces registered to showcase and sell online in the UAE. For more details, visit www.artezaar.com.
Calling all creative thinkers!
As part of an Expo 2020 Dubai initiative, Art Jameel is inviting proposals for Sabeel 2020. UAE-based creatives, plus international practitioners with a strong connection to the UAE, are invited to submit designs for innovative drinking fountains, inspired by the spirit of the sabeel. Up to three winning designs will be selected, with a prize of Dh100,000 for each. The winning designs will be reproduced across the Expo 2020 district. Registration closes on August 31. For more info, visit www.artjameel.org.
Fun for all ages
An all-new summer camp for kids has launched at The Outlet Village as part of Dubai Summer Surprises - and it is packed with activities to keep your young ones engaged this summer.
From Snakes and Ladders to Twister, LEGO building to parkour classes and arcade games, the camp runs till August 3 and is absolutely free. Kids who take part in the summer camp activities can collect stamps to unlock surprises. The more they play, the more points they receive, and the bigger the prize will be. For more information, visit www.meraas.com.