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Things To Do This Week
Updated on 19 May 2019

The week is packed with Ramadan markets, so if you could not find anything that suited you over the weekend, we have more options for the next few days. This week looks good with activities including Flow Talks returning this week, a tough training session for fitness enthusiasts and a special art healing session for free.

When: 20 May
Where: The Jamjar, Alserkal Avenue
Art Therapy: Creating Self-Care Space

As part of Mental Health Awareness month, thejamjar calls upon parents who wish to explore art therapy as a method through which to improve their well-being. The talk will be led by experts on the subject, including Sara Powell, Natalia Gomez, and Mariam El Halawani, all of whom hold Masters Degrees in Art Psychotherapy or Art Therapy. The talk and following practice session are free and open to all parents. registration is must. The event runs from 7.30pm to 9.30pm

When: 21 May
Where: Jameel Arts Centre
Ramadan Night Tour

On Tuesday evening, Jameel Art Centre is hosting a community event featuring board games, panel discussions, a free curator-led tour of Jameel Prize 5, the Artist’s Rooms and henna artists. The event is part of the Special Ramadan Night Series throughout the Holy Month. Entry is free with registration. The event runs from 9.30pm-11.30pm. Register at rsvp@artjameel.org or call 04-8739800

When: 21 - 22 May
Where: Za'abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Centre
Ramadan Big Bazaar

Visit this Ramadan Big Bazaar to buy the best Eid gifts and shop from an array of top brands, including Ted Baker, Armani Exchange, Adidas and many more. As well as huge discounts across fashion brands there will also be henna artists, play areas for children and a host of dining options.

When: 22 May
Where: Flow, Jumeriah Emirates Towers
Flow Talk Ramadan Series

Flow Talks Ramadan series returns this Wednesday with yet another interactive and interesting session with a local artist. This week, grab this chance to meet with Jalal Luqman, an Emirati author and artist, known both locally and internationally, who has achieved a lot since becoming the UAEs first digital artist in the 1990s. His approach to art has gone through many different phases, using different kinds of media. He recently published his first book, The Armagondas is an epic fantasy graphic novel inspired by true events. Seamlessly moving from one creative medium to another Jalal has worked in film, writing, traditional art, digital art and sculpture and will discuss his journey, inspiration and following dreams. Entry is free. The event starts at 8.00pm. Call 800-666353

When: 22 May
Where: Media One Hotel
43 Floors Stair Climb Training

Gulf4Good returns with its signature Stair Climb intense work out. Calling out all fitness enthusiasts, the organiser says it's not for the faint-hearted. The stair climbing training is considered to be a great training for any mountain challenge. So wear comfortable clothes, bring water and the right footwear, and challenge yourself for bigger and 'higher' things in life. Training is open to everyone over 16 years and registration is must. Entry is Dhs 50 plus VAT. Email fitness@gulf4good.org.

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This weekend is full of many free things centered around art and culture. From calligraphy competitions to Sheibtna Eid celebrations and another Eid bazaar. There is also a community yoga day with free workshops to bring like minded wellness
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