It’s the weekend and here’s how to make the most of it

The working week has been and gone in the blink of an eye and the weekend is here to sweep you off your feet. 

giphySo what’s going on in the city over the next few days to keep you busy?

Thursday 30th August 

giphy (2)Got a tune in you? Belt it out and watch other singers take to the stage for their renditions as Living Room Karaoke prepares to kick-start the weekend with its debut event. Free entry. Das Brauhaus, Al Ain Palace Hotel, off Fatima Bint Mubarak Street. 9pm. Contact: 02 678 0522,

shutterstock_691934542It’s the time of year where hundreds of teachers ask themselves, ‘Where did my summer go?’ Helping to make the transition easier, the Back to School night brunch is here to offer you a chance to let your hair down one last time before the bell rings. AED 229. Jazz@PizzaExpress, The Mall at World Trade Center, Hamdan Street. 7pm. Contact: 02 444 7752,

Friday 31st August 

DSC_9712_1200pDoes your posture need some attention? Sign up for the Roll n’ Release workshop at Bodytree Studio, focussing on feet, hips and lower back, and you can alleviate back pain and relieve body tension. AED 100. Bodytree Studio, corner of 11th and 26th Streets, Al Khalidiyah. 9am-10.30am. Contact: 02 443 4448,

Screen Shot 2018-08-29 at 11.43.28 AMIf you’re just back from summer vacation then why not head along to the Welcome Back party at Empire and enjoy a night of great music and dancing? Free entry before 11pm, AED 100 after. Yas Hotel, Yas Island. 10pm-3.30am. Contact: 050 501 5052,

Saturday 1st September 

MV5BMzA2MTI4ZjEtMWRhOC00MDE4LTkzMzUtYWUwYWRhM2Q3NTczXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyNTk1MzcwNTI@._V1_Saturdays are for unwinding, so here’s your chance to catch a free film as Cinema Space is showing the Academy Award-winning movie The Shape of Water on the big screen. Registration required. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Visit:

40106847_1092320954252537_2594792581934088192_nKeep the kids busy by sending them to a pizza-making masterclass where they can create their own sweet or savoury dish before enjoying it straight from the oven. AED 149. jones the grocer, Al Raha Gardens Plaza, Khalifa City. Contact: 02 557 4882,

55f9f9c7-61c2-469a-b16a-2154693e6b66Football fans and Liverpool fans can join Abu Dhabi Reds Liverpool supporters group to watch Premier League action unfold as the red side from Merseyside look to maintain their flawless start to the season as they take on Leicester City. Free. Viewz Bar, Cristal Hotel, Zayed the First Street. 3.30pm. Visit:

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