How to make this weekend one to remember

Just like that, the working week is over and the weekend is here to save the day…

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So, what’s going on in Abu Dhabi over the next few days?

Thursday 28th June 

636654288970070817-AP-Russia-Soccer-WCup-England-Panama.2Watch as England and Belgium go head to head in the FIFA World Cup Group G to decide which side they will face out of Colombia, Japan and Senegal in Group H. After today it’s on to the knockout stage as the competition heats up. Free entry. Various venues including Saadiyat Beach Club, Saadiyat Island. Kick-off 10pm. Contact: 02 656 3500, saadiyatbeachclub.ae 

jonathan-2Enjoy free laughs as Abu Dhabi-based comedians take to the stage to try to give you a raucous start to the weekend. Free entry. Up and Below, Courtyard by Marriott, Hamdan Street. 8pm. Visit: yallalaughs.com 

Friday 29th June 

35114687_1775617325839186_7217048961553530880_n Join Emirati poet Afra Atiq for an interactive poetry reading and engage in conversation with the award-winner about her work and where she finds inspiration to write. Free. Park Hyatt Hotel and Villas, Saadiyat Island. 4pm-6pm. Contact: 02 407 1234, bit.ly/2FVtJUv

shutterstock_537594712-e1523444063617Enjoy the sound of live music from some of Abu Dhabi’s best local bands who will provide the soundtrack to your night, whether you’re unwinding with friends or looking to hit the dance floor. Free entry. The Sportsman’s Arms, Zayed Sports City, Saif Ghubash Street. 7pm. Contact: 02 447 1066, sportsmanszsc.com

il_570xN.820320216_7vbvHead to The Warehouse for an evening held in tribute to the late, great Amy Winehouse as her music takes centre stage for the night. AED 190 unlimited cheese fondue and house beverages. Pearl Rotana Capital Centre, next to Adnec, off Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. 8pm. Contact: 02 307 5591, rotana.com

Saturday 30th June 

35653544_843100362552778_2038107813271568384_nWake up and work out to start the day on the right foot at iTrainSaturdays.Ttake a 1km, 3km or 5km walk, jog or run through Yas Mall and see if you can set a personal best. Free, but registration required. Yas Island. 8am. Visit: facebook.com/itrainabudhabi

34288804_1738546016229762_2881939934837473280_nGather the family and watch the film Paa Joe and the Lion, a heartwarming tale about a father and son who overcome adversity to pursue their dreams and take up an artistic residency overseas. Free, but registration required. Louvre Abu Dhabi, Cultural District, Saadiyat Island. 5pm. Visit: louvreabudhabi.ae 

Don’t forget to tag us in your photos at @adwuae on Twitter and Instagram and @abudhabiworld on Facebook – who knows, you might even be featured in the magazine!

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