If you’ve got a story spinner in the family, then it might be worth looking into this fun four day camp! Run by the Dubai International Writers Centre, they’ll be able to flex their imaginations and learn to give Scheherazade a run for her money with teachers like bestselling author Rachel Hamilton and mime artist Lara Matossian.
When: 23-26 August, 10am-3pm
Where: Dubai International Writers Centre, House No. 290, Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, Dubai
We hope you like to move it, move it, mamas, because Madagascar Live is coming to town! They’ll be putting together a fantastic little stage production of their beloved children’s film and performing it twice a day at Dubai World Trade Centre. Grab your tickets here.
When: 28-30 August, 2:30 and 7pm daily
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
Got a bub who loves getting crafty? Why not sign them up for this great workshop at Maraya? Not only will they learn to make their own animal or nature inspired mosaics, they’ll also get to learn about the history and culture of the art form too.
When: 23 August, 4:30-6pm
Where: Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants and friends are leaving bluer waters for the desert city, where they’ll be performing an all singing and dancing interactive show for families! Performed three times a day at Dubai Marina Mall, it’s all free and comes with a meet and greet after every session so you get your chance to get snaps.
When: 27 August – 2 September
Where: Dubai Marina Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Image #2 sourced via Madgascar Live (photo credit: Carol Rosegg)