5 things to do today: Watch a screening of Queens of Syria and get tickets to attend Bunnyville

Our daily round up of things to do. Watch a screening of the film Queens of Syria, get tickets to attend Bunnyville, visit Aloha Abu Dhabi Festival, take part in the celebrations of World Down Syndrome Day at Yas Mall, and attend a talk at Café Scientifique.

Watch a screening of the film Queens of Syria at East Wing Gallery. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition If I Leave, Where Will I Go?, the film tells the story of 50 women from Syria, forced into exile in Jordan, who came together in August 2013 to create and perform their own version of The Trojan Women, the ancient Greek tragedy about the plight of women in war. In Arabic with English subtitles. From 7pm, free with registration, East Wing, Limestone House 12, DIFC, Dubai, 050 553 3879, register at info@east-wing.org

Get tickets to attend Bunnyville, an Easter outing for families at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, where children can decorate colourful eggs, enjoy face-painting, and take part in entertaining activities as well as an egg hunt with prizes. There will also be a petting zoo, photos with a life-size Easter bunny, and seasonal snacks and refreshments. At 7pm, there will be a screening of Finding Nemo on the shores of the hotel's lagoon. Saturday, 4pm to 8.30pm, from Dh109 for children; from Dh89 for adults, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, 02 677 3333, Irene.Vilches@sheraton.com

Visit Aloha Abu Dhabi Festival, a waterfront extravaganza with a carnival spirit featuring food trucks, live music, watersports and fashion pop-ups. From 4pm to midnight, Al Muneera Beach Plaza, Al Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi, www.alohaabudhabi.ae

Take part in the celebrations of World Down Syndrome Day 2016 at Yas Mall, including a walkathon with children, parents and volunteers to raise awareness of the rights of people with Down Syndrome, as well as the launch of the Abu Dhabi branch of the Emirates Down Syndrome Association. From 3pm to 6pm, main entrance, Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmall.ae

Attend a talk at Café Scientifique that will feature Aubrey de Grey, the British author, biomedical gerontologist and chief science officer of the SENS Research Foundation, who will speak about regenerative medicine and slowing down the ageing process. From 5.30pm to 7pm, free with registration, Urban Bistro, CNN Building, Dubai Media City, Dubai, register under the Events tab at www.cafescidubai.com

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