This weekend is going to be wicked

Just like that, the working week is over and the weekend awaits to sweep you off your feet

giphy (2)So, what’s going on over the next few days?

Thursday 31st May 

Screen Shot 2018-05-31 at 9.54.15 AMGet your game on and challenge your friends to classic Arabic tabletop games and vintage arcade games at the Ramadan Arcade. If you just want to chill you can grab a hot drink, settle down in a bean bag and watch live entertainment, too. Free. Manarat Al Saadiyat. Until 1st June. 9pm-1am. Visit: manaratalsaadiyat.ae

Fancy a film? Gather the family and enjoy a movie together at the Kids Movie Night where some family-friendly classics are being screened. Little ones can watch some of their favourites or see something new, plus if you book ahead, kids can get free popcorn! What could be better? Free. The Sportsman’s Arms, Zayed Sports City, Saif Ghubash Street. From 4pm. Contact: 02 447 1066, sportsmanszsc.com

Friday 1st June 

shutterstock_408353935Head to NYUAD for story hour with Christopher Myres. The New York-based author will present the show How To Make A Map Of Everywhere You Will Ever Go to youngsters to take them on a journey into their own imagination and help them make sense of the world. Free, but registration required. Arts Center, NYUAD, Saadiyat Island. 4pm-5pm. Visit: facebook.com/nyuadartscenter

YM-CD-57Get into the spirit of the season at Cascade Dining and enjoy themed, family-friendly activities, including crafts and colouring, face painting and a stilt walker, plus a Ramadan storyteller at 8.30pm, 9.30pm and 10.30pm. Free. Yas Mall, Yas Island. 6pm-midnight. Visit: facebook.com/cascadedining/

33224544_617837551883875_8870716403938754560_oUnwind with friends at Warehouse Nights and play some board games or indulge your sweet tooth with a selection of sweet treats and artisan coffee and hot drinks. Free. Warehouse 421, Mina Zayed. 9pm-midnight. Contact: 02 676 8803, warehouse421.ae

Saturday 2nd June 

33622882_827646534098161_8490247585016053760_nStart your Saturday with a workout and join iTrainSaturdays to take on a 1km, 3km or 5km run, jog or walk in the cool interiors of Yas Mall. Free, but registration required. Yas Island. 8am. Visit: facebook.com/itrainabudhabi

Ramadan-in-Duabi550x350Grab a few bargains and see what Abu Dhabi-based vendors are selling at the Great Ramadan Flea Market and Bazaar. Plus, you can keep the kids entertained with activities, a play area, face painting and henna. Free. Corniche Hotel, Khalifa Bin Zayed the First Street. 5pm-11pm. Contact: 02 614 6000, cornichehotelabudhabi.com

32881749_779790868876353_2177316246024880128_oTake the plunge and enjoy an aquatic workout by doing some laps of the Olympic-sized pool at NYUAD. All participants should be over the age of eight and able to swim 100m confidently. Free, but registration required. NYUAD, Saadiyat Island. 8.30am. Visit: facebook.com/iswimsaturdaynyuad

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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