Enjoy Ladies Day at Yas Waterworld. Take advantage of the exclusive, women-only event and experience the park’s 45 rides, slides and attractions in a private setting. Plus, take part in Aqua Zumba classes. Today, 10am to 8pm, females only and boys ages 8 and younger with valid photo ID or birth certificate, from Dh240, Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yaswaterworld.com.
Register your children between the ages of 6 and 18 for the Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company September Term, where they can join workshops in a variety of disciplines, including vocal training, acting lessons and dance classes for specific age groups. Starts September 11, from Dh900 for 15 weeks, James & Alex Dance Studios, Dubai Media City, 04 447 0773, email@example.com.
Get tickets to see Varekai: Tales of the Forest. Cirque du Soleil returns to Dubai to perform the show, which takes place deep in a forest, where a young man takes on an extraordinary adventure. September 16 to 24, 4.30pm and 8.30pm on September 16, 17 and 24; 6pm and 10pm on September 18, 19 and 20 (no show on September 21); 6pm on September 22; 2pm and 6pm on September 23, from Dh245, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.tixbox.com.
Catch the final days of Domestic Affairs, a group exhibition by artists from the UAE, Pakistan and Iran that draws on the intimacy of everyday life through images of lost traditions, nostalgia and evoking feelings of comfort. Open 10am to 7pm, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 323 5052, www.ivde.net.
Watch a screening of the 2015 Japanese film, Our Little Sister. The film is about three sisters who travel to their estranged father’s funeral, where they meet their shy half-sister. Tonight, 7.30pm, Cinema Space, The Space, twofour54, Park Rotana building, near Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, reservations essential at www.cinemaspace-abudhabi.splashthat.com.
Source: art & life