PICK OF THE DAY
Polo Season Finale 2017
Your last chance to enjoy the liveliness and excitement of the polo weekend before the season finishes at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. Watch the nation’s best polo teams battle it out. Polo brunch 1-4pm, Dh235 per person including soft beverages; Dh350 including house beverages, Dh110 per child (6-12 years), free for children aged five years and below. Silent disco after party from 7pm. Package prics Dh550. Call 04-3618111.
THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI
Apollonia + Carl Craig
Bringing their three-way performance to the shores of Dubai are Apollonia, with their underground heady music. Joining them is electronic music DJ Carl Craig, at Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Ghantoot Al Jazira Hotel. Doors open from 1-11pm. Free, guestlist advised. Call 056-1133400.
Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship weigh-in
Legends showdown, fans can witness the weigh-in event at : Town Square, Yas Mall, 6.30pm. Free to attend.
Blue Man Group
The award-winning show recognised for its trio of blue performers get their new World Tour showcase of new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology to du Forum, Yas Island, shows until tomorrow. Tickets start at Dh195. + abu-dhabi.platinumlist.net
THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI
Free Community Yoga
Body-mind-soul core yoga class that balances traditional fitness notions of abdominal strength with a focus on developing strong and steady breath, at Ashram Yoga, Cluster X, X3 Tower, JLT. Call 050-7478066
Russell Howard - Round the World Tour 2017
An evening of comedy with British stand-up, and host of the hit TV show Russell Howard’s Good News, making his Dubai debut at Dubai College Auditorium, Al Sufouh. Opening acts by Steve Williams and Steve Hall. Tickets from Dh295. Shows until Saturday. + knockknock.ae
Emirates Walk for Autism
Support the awareness of autism in the UAE tomorrow (Saturday), at Zabeel Park, Gate 3 from 4pm. Cultural heritage programme from 6pm. Registrations start at 3pm. Free.
Health & Wellness Festival
Dubai Outlet Mall is promoting holistic healthy living and total wellbeing today and tomorrow with free screenings in blood pressure, hair and skin analysis, blood sugar, diabetes screening, eye check, dental check and fitness demonstrations, 2-10pm.
Farmers’ Market on the Terrace
Baker & Spice’s Farmers’ Market at Bay Avenue packs in a treat for foodies, bringing fresh produce straight from local farms while head chefs from Taj Dubai host cooking demonstrations. from 8am untill 1pm.
Day Dream Pool Party
Start the day with a yoga session by the clear pools, relax in the cocoon beds surrounded by landscaped gardens and enjoy beverages and nibbles. As the sun sets, get in the mood with signature sounds playing into the evening. Every Friday from 10am–6pm, at Conrad Dubai. Dh199 per person including soft beverages, snacks, pool access and yoga, Dh299 includes house beverages. Call 04-4447444.
Sunset brunch after party on at the Wet Deck, W Dubai, Al Habtoor City. Entertainment, and surprise specials, Wbrunch attendees will get two-fo-one on everything at the party. Free admission to all, starting 3pm. For guestlist email email@example.com. Call 04-4366666.
Modern Woman Show
A fashion, lifestyle and wellness exhibition featureing on-site beauty sessions, makeup and nail art, designer collections, fashion shows, product launches and makeovers. At Za’abeel Hall 4, Dubai World Trade Centre, 12pm – 10pm, until tomorrow. modernwomanshow.com.
Free Taster Workshop
The healing power of breath, a workshop suitable for those who want to gain experience of breathwork for personal development with a brief introduction to Taoist yoga techniques, with Dr Leila and Phil Edwards, at Holiday Inn Express, Safa Park, 6.30pm. Call 050-4745613.
DIP Urban Beach party
Music by our resident DJs Mr Shef Codes, Mr Levier, Dave De Luca, DJ Brooklyn and DJ Slim. playing hip hop magic at Nasimi Beach. Free entry all day. Call 050-2261662
Music Is Life
A music-filled afternoon with DJ Mademoiselle Sabah on the turntables, at Nikki Beach Dubai, 11am-9pm. nikkibeach.com/dubai
Plus Minus with Alan Fitzpatrick
The techno artist performs at On42, Media One Hotel. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets Dh100 in advance. Call 056-9218484
THINGS TO DO IN SHARJAH
Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
A cultural celebration to spread the joy of reading , at Expo Centre Sharjah, Saturday to Wednesday 9am–8pm, Thursday 9am-10pm and Friday 4-10pm, until April 29. Free admission. Daily schedule of events on the website. + scrf.ae
THINGS TO DO IN AL AIN
World Heritage Day
The 2017 theme ‘Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism’ will offer entertaining and educational programme that emphasizes the local heritage. Activities include traditional dances, educational workshops, panel discussions and food truck stations. From 5-10pm, at Al Ain Palace Museum.