A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week
Can you believe it’s already the end of August, mama? Make the best of the last few days of the month with Clarion School Opening Mornings, The Big Clearance Sales at Dubai World Trade Centre, cooking classes at Fairmont, The Palm and loads more. There’s LOTs happening around town…
School is about to start, mama – whether you’re new to Dubai, looking to switch schools or thinking about your little nursery-goers’ future, Clarion School is one of the most forward thinking and progressive schools in our desert city. Want to know more? Make an appointment to meet the team and visit the school at one of their open mornings this week from 8:30am – 9:30am and experience the magic of Clarion for yourself.
When: Monday, 29 August – Thursday, 1 September
Where: D-13, Al Asayel St, Al Quoz, Dubai
How much: Free!
T’is the time we’ve been waiting for, mama! The summer edition of this mega sale is back and bigger than ever: expect unbeatable bargains on an extensive range of international fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands. Make sure your hands (and your hubby’s) have enough space for the shopping bags as there will be up to 80% OFF on over 40 top fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands. The desert heat is not getting us as long as the summer sales stand – here’s to happy summer shopping!
When: Thursday, 1 September – Saturday, 3 September
Where: Za’abeel Halls 1,2,3 – Dubai World Trade Center
Looking for something more than a family dining out or Netflix evening before summer holiday ends? How about a live concert to make it a memorable one? Join Plácido Domingo, ‘the King of Opera’ at Dubai Opera as ‘the greatest operatic artist of modern times’ take over the stage with his greatest hits. This legendary star, accompanied by the orchestra of Teatro Lirico “Giuseppe Verdi”, Trieste, will take Dubai by storm – get your tickets before they’re gone!
When: Wednesday, 31 August
Where: Dubai Opera
How much: Check ticketing website for details
We sure want more of summer holidays but let’s do back-to-school in style! Join Cheeky Monkeys for an amazing Back to School Enterprise Days with a line-up of surprises that the fam will surely enjoy! From free entry to Soft Play area, family general medical check up, braids for kids and neck & shoulder massage for mama and papa, to Nail polish change for kids and live entertainment (all FREE), there’s no reason not to check them out!
When: Sunday, 28 August
Where: Cheeky Monkeys J3 Mall Jumerah 3
How much: Free entry!
Do your kiddies aspire to be the next great chef at one of Dubai’s best family restaurants? We’ve got just the perfect after-school program for them. Chef’s Palette by Gaggenau, a cooking studio at Fairmont The Palm is the perfect destination to introduce young ones to the art of cooking. Those who can’t get enough of stirring, whisking and decorating at home – not to mention getting ingredients all over your walls, will love slapping on a mini chef’s hat and trying a hand at one of these kids’ cooking classes. What’s more -your proud mini chefs will bring home their cooked meals to share with the fam!
When: September – November
Where: Fairmont the Palm, Dubai
How much: AED 1,500 per child for a 10-week course
Have a fab week, mama!
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