Opening of Base featuring Axwell

The Swedish electric house pioneer and Grammy nominee headlines the night at the opening of the new open-air venue Base at Dubai Design District. Doors open at 10pm. Tomorrow, 50 Cent will be performing . Call 055-3134999. basedubai.com


Family Fun Nights

Take advantage of the fun nights at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi for Dh65 per person. From 6-11pm every Thursday and Friday until May 19, spend the evening at the park, while experiencing family rides in addition to entertainment shows and activities for the little ones. ferrariworldabudhabi.com

Galleria Dining Week

Lose yourself in the tastes and flavours from the globally inspired dining week menus. Family restaurants such as Taqado Mexican Grill, Lemongrass and Magnolia Bakery will have special menus, so will be the fine-dining restaurants Coya, Loca and Roberto’s ready to welcome food enthusiasts. Until Saturday. thegalleria.ae

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The annual marketplace for the publishing industry will see more than 1,250 exhibitors from 63 countries exhibiting at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). Open daily from 9am to 10pm; Friday at 4pm to 10pm, until May 2. China is this year’s Guest of Honour and will present a programme that include a group of intellectuals, professors and experts. Free entry. adbookfair.com


Ladies Night

Wadi Adventure are having their ladies night only from 5-10pm. Dh55 per child and Dh95 per adult, includes entry, unlimited buffet, fitness class and henna. Boys over nine years will not be allowed in. Ladies night also on May 4 and 18. wadiadventure.ae

Collage Exhibition

A mixed-media exhibit featuring artworks created by twenty-three Emirati and UAE based artists, presenting different elements and techniques used to create a final art piece to convey varying messages and meanings, at Qattara Arts Centre, Al Ain, open daily from 5-9pm, until June 15.


P4blo and Floyd Lavine at House of Afrika

Experience a night of Afro tech, deep house and techno genres at BridgeWater Tavern, JW Marriot Marquis. Doors open at 9pm. Entry Dh100 at the door. Table bookings at rsvp@infusion.ae

TribeFit Birthday Party

TribeFit is celebrating its 4th birthday and is inviting all members and non-member fans to celebrate at Societe Club, Dubai Marina, 8pm. The evening will feature an awards ceremony. tribefit.com

Jodhpuri Food Festival

The festival will feature more than twenty dishes from traditional vegetarian dishes to yoghurt based spicy curries, at Antique Bazaar, Four Points by Sheraton, Bur Dubai. A la carte, for lunch and dinner, until May 13. Call 04-3977444.

Tiger Sessions Featuring Nick Warren

The English house DJ performs at Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai The Walk, supported by Ejaz Ahamed, ILona Maras and Ghadz. Doors open at 9pm. Advance tickets Dh100 for ladies and Dh120 for men. back2basicsdubai.com

Madame Bovary

A French comedy play about the instinctive struggle of a woman who refuses to resign herself to her condition and seeks to experience the exhilarating life of adventure, pleasure, risk, passion and drama, at Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, 8.30pm. Tickets Dh175 and Dh225, available at ductac.org. culture-emulsion.com

Register for Free fitness classes

Forever 21 and Fitness First are bringing a full day of free fitness classes to BurJuman tomorrow from 10am to 9pm. Register at the link or at Forever 21 BurJuman. For women only. bit.ly/F21BJC

Hip Hop on Air with Donald Lauture

Welcome the Montreal DJ at VIP Room, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel. Doors open at 11pm. Free entry. Call 052-8818888. viproom-dubai.com

Musical Evenings

Children’s musical evenings, hosted at Zabeel Park as part of Dubai Garden Glow with children aged between 6 and 15 years performing every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in April. dubaigardenglow.com

Surprise Cinema

Outdoor movie experience with the film being a surprise, all you would know before the screening is its a Hollywood hit. At The Greens, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. BBQ grill, pizza and house beverages will be available. Doors open at 8pm, screening at 8.30pm. Entry Dh50, Dh150 with food voucher and blanket. ticketmaster.ae


Ebriez Fashion Exhibition

A ladies only exhibition where 30 exhibitors showcase collections of women’s wear, handbags, jewellery, perfumes, accessories, gifts and a corner for the sale of pre-owned designer handbags with proceeds going to the Big Heart Foundation, at Sharjah Ladies Club, 3-10pm, until Saturday. slc.ae

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

A cultural celebration to spread the joy of reading. 109 exhibitors specialised in children’s literature will be exhibiting apart from cookery workshops, children’s activities and cultural activities, at Expo Centre Sharjah, today 9am-10pm, tomorrow 4-10pm, and Saturday 9am–8pm. Free admission. Daily schedule of events on the website. scrf.ae