5 things to do today: Decorate a gingerbread house or heal yourself through hypnosis

Decorate a gingerbread house, attend a short film festival or heal yourself through hypnosis.
The H Dubai's Gingerbread House. Courtesy The H Dubai
The H Dubai's Gingerbread House. Courtesy The H Dubai

Check out the collective exhibition 43: A Tribute to the Union of the Emirates, which looks into the essence, culture, tradition and heritage of the country, highlighting the advancements in the last 43 years in symbolic and artistic expressions, including Wilma Burton’s UAE Butterflies. From 10am to 10pm, Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Bateen Area, Street 4, Villa 4/2, Abu Dhabi, 02 667 1229, www.etihadmodernart.com

Register for the gingerbread house decorating event at The H Dubai. Each house comes with fun, festive elements, such as sweets, treats and coloured icing for families to decorate their house to take home. December 12, from 1pm to 3pm, Dh150 per house, Al Massa Ballroom, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, 04 501 8888, www.h-hotel.com

Enjoy four short films on the occasion of the short film festival, The Shortest Day. Alliance Française Abu Dhabi will present All the Boys Are Called Patrick, The 15-Year-Old Widows, In Transit and All to the Protest, all in French with English subtitles. Tonight, 8.30pm, free, Mercure Hotel Pool, Hamdan Street, Abu Dhabi, www.afabudhabi.org

Plan to attend an ­informational evening with the organisation Gulf For Good. Hear about its challenges planned for 2015 and also hear special guest Suzanne Radford share personal experiences from her journey to Mongolia. Tomorrow, from 7pm, Adventure HQ, Times Square Center, Dubai, book at g4gassistant@gmail.com

Sign up for the course Healing Through Hypnosis, and take part in a hypnotic meditation that has been created to guide you gently at your own pace to a place of peace and release, allowing the natural healing process within you. December 11, from 6pm to 7pm, Dh75, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

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Published: December 9, 2014 04:00 AM

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