5 things to do: take your family to CNCF Family Fun Day and try the new cafe Prêt to Go

Our daily round up of things to do: take your family to the CNCF Family Fun Day, try the newly opened Pret to Go cafe in DIFC, enjoy National Day festivities at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, register to participate in Silverback Criterium GP Series and watch local artists decorate C-shaped canvases at City Centre malls across the nation.
Family Fun Day. Courtesy CNCF
Family Fun Day. Courtesy CNCF

Plan to take the family to tomorrow’s CNCF Family Fun Day 2014. Kids can take part in a coaching session with the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation Rugby Legends, then cheer on the Legends as they play a camel polo match and enjoy a barbecue and a play area. December 2, from 2pm to 7pm, Dh100 for ages 4-16 and Dh75 for adults, Dubai Polo Club, www.urbanevents.ae

Try out the newly opened cafe Prêt to Go, which offers freshly prepared, natural and handcrafted food, perfect for a quick meal, including cereals, baked delicacies, bagels, baguettes, sandwiches, salads, wraps, hot pots and more. From 8am to 6pm, Marble Walk, DIFC, Dubai, 800 7738

Enjoy National Day festivities at Marina Mall, including traditional dance and music performances, arts and crafts, nail art, face-painting, and more. Free, Breakwater, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/MarinaMallAbuDhabi

Register to participate in this weekend’s Silverback Criterium GP series. Cycling enthusiasts will enjoy this adrenaline-charged challenge – a 50-minute multi-lap race and a 25-minute race for juniors under age 16. This is the first in a series set to take place monthly until March. December 5, from 7am, on a 1.5km circuit at Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai, ­www.premieronline.com

Watch local artists decorate large and small C-shaped canvases at City Centre malls across the nation, telling the story of the UAE’s heritage and culture through art as part of the Art of C initiative. Kids can take part by decorating their own C-shaped cutouts in the colours of the UAE at dedicated arts and crafts stations. City Centre Deira, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Ajman, City Centre Fujairah and City Centre Sharjah


Published: December 1, 2014 04:00 AM