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Your Weekly Calendar: Kids Photo Workshop at Ripe Summer Market, Art Summer Camp, Sugar Art, and more!

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A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week

What’s happening around town, mama? LOTS! Here’s our favourite picks this week, from photo workshop and scavenger hunt, to sugar art performances, there’s loads to add to your calendar… 

Photo workshop

Photo Workshop and Scavenger Hunt at Ripe Summer Market

We know you are not unfamiliar with Ripe Summer Market, mama – simply because the organic market has so much to offer every time! Bring the kiddies over to Times Square Centre (yes, they’ve moved indoors for the summer!) for a fun-filled photo workshop and scavenger hunt with the resident Ripe Summer Market Photographer, and you will have free hands to do some shopping in the meantime! Your littles will sure be smiling from ear to ear as they pick up a bag of organic goodies at the end of the workshop.
When: Saturday, 30 July
Where: Time Square Centre 
How much: AED 50 (aged 6 – 12), RSVP to


Art Summer Camp For Teens and Adults

There are so many summer camp options around the UAE but how about a summer camp that both your teens and you (hubby included, of course) can be part of? You can expect a wide range of fun activities from drawing, painting, sculpture, to pottery on the wheel and unconventional jewellery making, and if focusing on art concepts is your thing, some sessions will focus on examples from art history illustrating different styles and ideas. Who says summer camps are only for kiddies?

When: Sunday, 26 June – Thursday, 4 August
Where: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
How much: AED 250 per day, AED 1250 per week (materials included)

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Sugar Art

Sugar Art

Who’s in for a sweet treat this summer? We sure are! Head over to Dragon Mart 2 where you will get a taste of (literally) the live performances of traditional Chinese sugar painting! This traditional Chinese form of folk art will leave you and the fam in awe as the artists uses hot liquid sugar to design and create two-dimensional figures. Better still, delicious sweets will be served after the show – we love!

When: Thursday, 21 July – Saturday, 30 July
Where: Dragon Mart 2
How much: Free!

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metal wire

Metal Wire Self-Portrait

Summer is the time for the little hands to get creative! If your kiddies are up for the challenge, Maraya Art Centre is here to teach them how to stylise a metal wire self-portrait! A professional artist will guide them step by step on how to create their masterpiece with one single strand – it will sure make a fab home décor!

When: Monday, 25 July, 5:30pm-7pm
Where: Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
How much: AED 30

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recycle art

Recycled Everyday Sculptures

If you are looking for a fun, educational creative art workshop, we’ve got just the one for you! Head over to the Maraya Art Centre where kiddies will have an open discussion about recycle artists, compare them, and discuss their likes, dislikes and thoughts about this kind of art. And of course – an understanding of recycled artwork is not complete without making them! Let their imagination run wild!

When: Tuesday, 26 July, 5pm-6:30pm
Where: Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah
How much: AED30

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