Catch a screening of the 2004 Iranian short film Handmade and the 2010 Iranian feature film Gesher, as part of the A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil, which focuses on the notion of workforce, manufacturing and industry. Handmade is about the craft of glass-blowing, while Gesher focuses on three men in pursuit of a better life despite difficult working and living conditions. At 7pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com.
See Departure, an installation by Spanish sculptor Xavier Mascaró that features 26 iron and bronze boats, including an 18-metre ship at the front entrance of the Warehouse421 gallery. Open 10am to 8pm, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, www.warehouse421.ae.
Get tickets to see Benjamin Schmid and Ariane Haering. As part of Emirates NBD Classics V, enjoy a performance by the Austrian violinist Schmid and the Swiss pianist Haering. September 9, doors open at 7.15pm, concert begins at 8pm, from Dh150, Centrepoint Theatre, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net.
Sign up your kids, ages 4 to 14, for the Al Forsan Summer Camp, where they can enjoy a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, swimming, football, basketball, martial arts, archery, aerobics and volleyball. Runs until August 25, 9am to 3pm, from Dh600 per week, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, 800 25367726, www.alforsan.com.
Run, jog, walk or bike around a 3km route at Yas Marina Circuit as part of GoYas, the women-only fitness initiative, featuring group fitness classes and an all-female staff, ensuring participants’ privacy. From 7pm to 10pm, free with registration, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmarinacircuit.com.
Source: art & life