5 things to do: enjoy snowfall at Dubai Ice rink or sign up for the Women's Peak Performance Summit

Watch a screening of the award-winning 1989 drama Dead Poets Society as part of Classic Movie Night at Yas Marina. Set in 1959, English teacher John Keating (Robin Williams, pictured) joins a traditional, all-boys preparatory school, where he inspires his students in unconventional ways – including through poetry, which he introduces into football games . […]

Watch a screening of the award-winning 1989 drama Dead Poets Society as part of Classic Movie Night at Yas Marina. Set in 1959, English teacher John Keating (Robin Williams, pictured) joins a traditional, all-boys preparatory school, where he inspires his students in unconventional ways – including through poetry, which he introduces into football games . The film also stars Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles and Robert Sean Leonard. From 7.30pm, free, Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmarina.ae

Laugh at Racy Desis: A Hinglish Comedy Night. The improv show features some of the UAE’s beloved comedians, including Salman Qureshi (pictured), Adnan Nalwala, Majunath Naidu and Rushi Rafeek, and will be in Hindi with English mixed in. The evening ends with a special closing set by Abijit Ganguly, a regular in Delhi’s comedy scene.

From 8pm to 10pm, free with registration, The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.courtyardplayhouse.com

Enjoy snowfall at Dubai Ice Rink. Fresh flurries transport you to another world as you skate indoors, bringing the magic of a chilly winter to Dubai. From 6pm to 8.15pm, Dh100, Level 1, Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 448 5111, www.dubaiicerink.com

Register your little scientists ages 5 to 11 for the Centre de Loisirs Graines de Scientifiques. The camp combines in-class discovery and exploration with outdoor games and hands-on applications of various principles. May 15 to 19, 9am to 1.30pm, from Dh175 per day; Dh750 per week, Alliance Française Dubai, Oud Metha, Dubai, 04 335 8712, mediatheque@afdubai.org

Sign up to attend Women’s Peak Performance Summit. The one-day event includes seven interactive masterclasses offering insights into professional and personal development and valuable life skills. May 28, 8am to 5pm, from Dh750 for adults; Dh395 for students, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, www.womenspeakperformance.com

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