5 things to do: Book your table for Second Hand Charity Flea Market or register for the How To In Abu Dhabi Sessions

Our daily round-up of things to do: Watch the 1927 German sci-fi film Metropolis as part of the Iris Yas Island indoor classic movies series; Book your table for the Second Hand Charity Flea Market at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel; Get tickets now for the forthcoming five-month Meydan horse-racing season; Sign up for the acclaimed international acting qualification workshops from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA); and register for the How To In Abu Dhabi Sessions at McGettigan’s.

Funds collected from table fees for the Second Hand Charity Flea Market will be donated to Unicef. Courtesy Sheraton Abu Dhabi
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Watch the 1927 German sci-fi film Metropolis as part of the Iris Yas Island indoor classic movies series. The Fritz Lang film about a dystopian city in the year 2026, where above ground there is wealth and industry, while below ground there is desperation and death. The film is known for its pioneering special effects and stars Gustav Fröhlich and Brigitte Helm. 7.30pm, Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, reservations at 055 160 5636, www.facebook.com/irisyasislanduae

Book your table for the Second Hand Charity Flea Market, where you can sell pre-loved goods, including home decor items, toys, accessories and more. Funds collected from table fees will be donated to Unicef. Reserve your table by September 5 for Dh245, afterwards for Dh285. September 19, 9am to 2pm, free entry, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi, book tables at 02 677 3333, Sabine.Farah@sheraton.com

Get tickets now for the forthcoming five-month Meydan horse-racing season. A variety of packages are available that offer views of the action, restaurant access and even private grandstands. Starts on November 5, from Dh50 for admission, Meydan Racecourse, 04 327 2210, ticketoffice@dubairacingclub.com

Sign up for the acclaimed international acting qualification workshops from the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA), which provide the means to gain skills for a solid foundation in acting. September 14 to November 23, 7.30pm to 10pm on seven Mondays, Dh1,500 for 24.5 hours, plus fees for optional exam, Constellation, Dubai Media City, Dubai, 04 438 5574, www.constellation.ae

Register for the How To In Abu Dhabi Sessions. New expats are invited to this two-evening meet-and-greet event to have questions answered, learn about local customs, sign up for clubs and societies and get information on visas, licences, bank accounts and more. August 30 and September 13, 8pm to 9.30pm, free, McGettigan's, beside Al Raha Beach Hotel and Resort, Abu Dhabi, register at www.abudhabipaddy.com

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