Attend a screening of the film Coming Home (Gui Lai) hosted by Cinema Space at its new venue in Manarat Al Saadiyat. The 2014 film, directed by Zhang Yimou, focuses on Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li), a couple forced to separate when Lu is sent to a labour camp as a political prisoner at the same time that Feng is injured in an accident. Lu returns years later to discover Feng suffering from amnesia and unable to recognise him. Tonight, 7.30pm, free with registration, Cinema Space, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.cinemaspace-cominghome.splashthat.com
Register your children ages 8 to 13 for the Teaching Youths to Think Like Entrepreneurs business camp, where they will learn presentation skills, business strategies and about innovation. November 5 and 12, 10am to 2pm, Dh1,000, Impact Hub Dubai, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, 04 375 4444, email@example.com
Visit KidZania for the Scary Fun Festival, and enjoy the Festival De Calaveras-themed activities that include masks, painting and skull cookies, plus sweet treats, special nail designs and more. From 10am to 10pm, Dh140 for children; Dh95 for adults, KidZania, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 448 5222, www.kidzania.ae
Sign up to take part in the Ski Dubai Ice Warrior Challenge, where you can push the boundaries of fitness in the -4°C climate with an obstacle course featuring a cargo-net crawl, zorb-ball maze, monkey-bar swings, tyre course and black-run climb. November 4, from 7.30am, Dh250, Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.premieronline.com
Make plans to attend Shorter+Sweeter and watch five award-winning 10-minute plays on a variety of topics, including an office crush and finding love.
Saturday, October 29, 9pm, Dh100, The Junction, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 338 8525, firstname.lastname@example.org