10 things to do today: attend the Ramadan Evening series at Manarat Al Saadiyat, register your kids for a football camp and more

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Your daily guide to community and cultural activities across the Emirates for June 9, 2017, including performances, festivals, art exhibitions, film screenings, health and fitness events, talks, classes, workshops and family fun. Ellen Fortini rounds up 10 things to do today in the UAE.

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Abu Dhabi

Cultural evening

The Ramadan Evenings series presented by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority continues at Manarat Al Saadiyat and features cultural activities that emphasise on Emirati traditions. Enjoy an iftar, interactive mosaic mural, an art exhibition, board games, a souq, performances of Islamic chants, readings and heritage workshops.

Daily until June 17, 7pm to 8pm for iftar; iftar until 11.30pm for cafes and the Ramadan souq; other activities from 8.30pm to 11.30pm, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabievents.ae

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Abu Dhabi

Kids’ camp

Register your children, ages 5 to 12, to take part in the City Football Schools, where girls and boys can improve their football skills, stay healthy, make friends and have fun in a friendly environment under the guidance of fully qualified City Football coaches.

June 25 to 29; July 2 to 6; July 9 to 13, 8.30am to 2.30pm, from Dh950 per week, IPIC Arena, Zayed Sports City, book at www.cityfootballschools.com

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Nationwide

New movie

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In the film The Mummy, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened from her desert crypt and brings malevolence that has built over thousands of years to terrorise humanity. Action adventure, starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe and Annabelle Wallis.

Screening at cinemas across the UAE (PG-15)

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Al Ain

Art exhibition

See the Collage Exhibition, a mixed-media showcase presented by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority that features works by 23 UAE-based artists of various nationalities. Pictured: Inspire Each Other by Arsnecopinata (Katharina Moeller)

Daily until Thursday, 5pm to 9pm, Al Qattara Arts Centre, Al Ain, www.visitabudhabi.ae

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Abu Dhabi

Fitness event

Take part in the final days of the Global Wellness Day fitness programme at Hilton Abu Dhabi. Today’s classes include indoor cycling, yoga and kiddy fit for children, ages 3 to 10. Tomorrow take part in Zumba and Latin dance classes for children and adults.

Today and tomorrow, 9am to 11am today; 10am to 11am; 2pm to 3pm and 7pm to 8pm tomorrow, from Dh55 for Hiltonia members; Dh85 for non-members, Hilton Abu Dhabi, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, book at 02 692 4324, hiltonia.abudhabi@hilton.com

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Dubai

Iftar and suhoor

Enjoy a variety of iftar and suhoor options at Carlton Downtown Dubai, including a lavish iftar buffet at Baÿty, and suhoor at Zephyr, the highest Ramadan tent in the country – on the 47th floor of the hotel – where you can catch a 360-degree view of the city skyline, including the Burj Khalifa.

From sunset throughout Ramadan, Dh165 for iftar at Baÿty, until 10pm; minimum Dh100 for à la carte suhoor at Zephyr, until 2.30am, Carlton Downtown Dubai, Dubai, 04 506 9636, dining@carltondowntown.com

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Dubai

Art exhibition

In the exhibition Sensations of Space, emerging artist Rohan Khanna presents small and large-scale paintings on canvas that use colour to hide and reveal the notion of space, either vibrating out of the room or deep into the canvas. The artist creates fully immersive spaces that explore feelings and sentiments. Pictured: The Cave II

Daily until June 25, 10am to 6pm, XVA Gallery, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Bur Dubai, 04 353 5383, www.xvagallery.com

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Dubai

Family fun

Dubai Parks and Resorts has a special Ramadan Nights promotion. Pay Dh95 between 8pm and midnight and enjoy the rides and attractions at three parks: Bollywood Parks Dubai, Motiongate Dubai and Legoland Dubai.

Throughout Ramadan, from 8pm to midnight, Dh95, Dubai Parks and Resorts, www.dubaiparksandresorts.com

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Dubai

Night market

Visit the Ramadan Night Market to stock up on Eid gifts with discounts on products from clothing, perfume, toys, watches and more, with many items priced from Dh1 to Dh10. Sparkles and Charms offers quick manicures and pedicures from Dh15 and children will enjoy the face-painting.

Today and tomorrow, 8pm to 2am, Dh5 entrance fee, Halls 7 and 8, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.ramadannightmarket.com

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Dubai

Performance

Get tickets for Unite with Tomorrowland and see top EDM musicians, including Martin Solveig, FrankyRizardo (pictured), Tom Swoon, Ferreck Dawn, Robert Falcon, Mikael Weermets, Siege, Arcade 82 and Barry Fore. Also see headliners performing via live-stream from Tomorrowland MainStage in Belgium, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Kshmr.

July 29, 2pm to 3am, from Dh490, 21+, Festival City Arena, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net