Get your weekend plans going with these fab suggestions…
Thursday, 12th September
Keep it in the family
Head over to the Mediterranean-inspired Giornotte. This family-friendly eatery dishes up a delectable spread of regional and international favourites. All you mums and dads are going to love this… children under 10 years old get to eat for free! That’s amazing!
AED 235 per person. The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal, Khor Al Maqtaa. 7pm-11pm. Contact: 02 818 8282, email@example.com
Friday, 13th September
Ready, set, go!
Sign up to the final session of the Indoor Run summer series. Run or walk 1.5km, 5km or 10km in the comfort of air conditioning and your favourite brands. Race check-in and bib collection is from 7am. The first race starts at 8.15am and if you complete it, you leave with a shiny badge of honour. Who doesn’t love shiny things?
AED 55 registration fee. Dalma Mall, outside Adventure HQ, Abu Dhabi-Tarif-Al Ain highway. Visit: adsc.ae
Get organised by joining the IKEA Family workshop. What’s in it for you? Experts are on hand to share hot tips on how to get your bedroom organised. And they have the products to help you to get the job done. Does this mean the ned of the messy draw? pop along and find out and let us know.
Free. IKEA, Yas Island. 4pm and 7pm. Visit: ikea.com/ae/en/
Jump in! The water’s fine
Visitors to Sparky’s are in for a surprise! The original Pinkfong Baby Shark cast from Korea will be in town for a meet-and-greet session with fans – kids and adults are absolutely welcome. Feel free to dance and sing along with the characters for a fun-filled afternoon. Oh, don’t forget to fire-up phone cams ready for those all important selfies.
Free. Khalidiyah Mall, Mubarak Bin Mohammed Street. 6pm-9pm. Visit: khalidiyahmall.com
Saturday, 14th September
Treat yourself to a free movie along with fellow film buffs at Cinema Space. Screening for the day is To Kill A Mockingbird, the 1962 flick directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Gregory Peck, Mary Badham and Philip Alford. The film was an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee and follows the story of a family confronted by issues of racial prejudice and values of tolerance and integrity.
Free. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. 4pm-6.15pm. RSVP at cinemaspace abudhabi.splashthat.com
Work of art
Lost in France? These lively images that incorporate modern technology will show you the way. The exhibition titled France eMotion features 35 original pieces that come alive through augmented reality. The animated journey takes viewers on a trail of the rich heritage and cultural sites of France.
Free. Alliance Française Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen. 10am-5pm. Visit: afabudhabi.org