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7 things to do this week during Ramadan

Whether you are fasting or not, there’s plenty to do during the month

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A pool day at the Burj Khalifa

The Burj Club in Burj Khalifa has introduced a range of monthly summer membership offers giving fitness enthusiasts the ultimate summer promotion. Beat the heat and dip into the Burj Khalifa pool with The Burj Club’s pool only membership. Members can choose from the indoor lap pool or the outdoor Rooftop pool, complemented by views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain. There’s also a Gym only membership available.

Location: The Burj Club, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai Cost: Pool only membership for Dh660 and Gym only membership for Dh945 Timings: Valid until August 31, 2018


Work out with Nike

Celebrate Global Running Day with Nike and join them on a 25 minute easy run with the Nike Running Coach, Manal Rostom. Bring your earphones as you listen in to her extraordinary story that will inspire and motivate you along the way. Make sure you download the Nike Run App for the experience.

Location Dubai Water Canal Cost Free Timings Wednesday June 6 at 5.30pm


Try a unique Ramadan dessert

Clinton St. Baking Company, is offering three delicious limited edition desserts for Ramadan in the form of cakes, pancakes and waffles. The desserts are made with zingy Arabic ingredients in an East-meets-West fusion. Choose from a maple date cake with warm maple butter for dh36, plus dh8 add on for ice cream, saffron and pistachio pancakes for dh58, date waffle with pistachio and kiwi waffle for Dh48.

Location City Walk, Burj Views Cost various


Get Artistic

The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery is hosting a new show open to the public on June 7. Symphoniae is an exhibition of the latest body of works by Dubai-based, Brazilian artist Elizabeth Dorazio. Symphoniae revolves around the creation of harmony from disparity, the simple juxtaposition of objects in each artwork performing the function of weaving together what is apart.

Location The Project Space, NYU Abu Dhabi (inside the Arts Center) Cost Free and open to all Timings Thursday, June 7 to 23 Saturday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm


Ramadan Programme at Sharjah Art Foundation 

In the spirit of Ramadan, Sharjah Art Foundation invites residents to
participate in its charity campaign by donating children’s books. The
foundation will also renovate the library at Social Care Child Centre in
Sharjah. Donations can be dropped off in specially marked boxes in
the following areas: Al Shuwaiheen, Al Rahmaniyah, Al Qarain Walkway
and near the Green Belt Ladies Park.


Visit the Ramadan Nights market

A one-stop shop for popular brands offering discounted prices, enjoy local and international cuisines and entry to the gaming arena that provides a host of entertainment activities for the entire family. Shopping will also be accompanied by religious, medical, cultural and heritage events.

Location Expo Centre Sharjah Cost Dh5 per person Timings 8pm to 2am daily during Ramadan and from 5-11pm during Eid holidays


Flow Ramadan Series

A programme of engaging talks to stimulate conversation and debate. Self-taught Emirati artist Aysha Al Hemrani will discuss the new Arab culture, its changing perceptions of stereotypes and how her artwork represents the growth and revolution of the Islamic religion. 

Location Flow, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Cost Dh85 per person Timings Sunday to Thursday 7pm until 8.30pm

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