5 things to do: Take part in Yas Mall First Reading Fair or register to attend a parenting talk

Enjoy a soulful and musical adventure with the Joey Alexander Trio as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival Recital Series, and witness the magic of this young performer and composer as he presents an evening of jazz standards and original compositions. From 8pm, free with registration, Black Box, The Arts Center, NYU Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat […]

Enjoy a soulful and musical adventure with the Joey Alexander Trio as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival Recital Series, and witness the magic of this young performer and composer as he presents an evening of jazz standards and original compositions. From 8pm, free with registration, Black Box, The Arts Center, NYU Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, register at www.nyuad.nyu.edu.

Visit the exhibition Magnetic Bodies: The Urban Imagined, in which Huda Lutfi presents photo-collage, sculptures, installation and video works. The showcase is an ongoing exploration that cross-examines the urban sprawl of Cairo through the lens of Lutfi as an artist and historian. Open 10am to 7pm, The Third Line, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 1367, www.thethirdline.com.

Take part in the Yas Mall First Reading Fair, where you can browse books and take part in activities, including a children’s poetry competition. ○ From 10am to 10pm, free, Town Square, Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmall.ae #UAEreads.

Shape up with a summer training programme from food outlet Prêt To Go and fitness club U Energy. The 12-week challenge is customised to individual fitness levels and includes a tailored meal plan from the Prêt To Go range. Plus, women can enjoy free gym access every Tuesday and one-time free access to uLift or uFit classes. Prêt to Go, U Energy, Gate Village Building 2, DIFC, Dubai, 800 7738, www.prettogo.com.

Register to attend the parenting talk, Ethical and Moral Development in Young Children: Bullying Prevention Begins in Early Childhood, presented by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation. Speakers will discuss research and recommended practices in early childhood development. May 2, 6pm to 8pm, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, www.shf.ae.

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