5 things to do today: Attend Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld and register for the Zayed Marathon 2016

Attend Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld. Besides UV henna painting and an H2O Dance Zone, there is an Aqua Zumba session in collaboration with Gold’s Gym, with certified instructors guiding participants through the low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise set to a lively soundtrack. The waterpark features 45 rides, slides and attractions. From 6pm to 11pm, from […]

Attend Ladies Night at Yas Waterworld. Besides UV henna painting and an H2O Dance Zone, there is an Aqua Zumba session in collaboration with Gold’s Gym, with certified instructors guiding participants through the low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise set to a lively soundtrack. The waterpark features 45 rides, slides and attractions. From 6pm to 11pm, from Dh225, ladies only; boys 8 years old and younger are permitted with a female relative and ID, Yas ­Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 414 2000, www.yaswaterworld.com

See the opening of the exhibition The Million Street by the photographer Yiannis Roussakis, which features images of the main thoroughfare at the Al Dhafra Festival, held annually in Madinat Zayed, Al Gharbia. The documentary-style photographs focus on the chaotic nature of the venue where camel herders and farmers set up camp, trade valuable camels and compete for prizes. From 7pm, Etihad Modern Art Gallery, Bateen Area, Street 4, Villa 4/2, Abu Dhabi, 02 667 1229, www.etihadmodernart.com

Register last-minute for the Zayed Marathon 2016 and take part in The Day the UAE Runs to raise money for Abu Dhabi Health Services Company’s (SEHA) health disease prevention, of which Sheikh Zayed, the Founding President of the UAE, was an avid supporter. Run a 5km or 10km or take part in the 5km hand-cycle race for wheelchair competitors. Saturday, from 2pm, from Dh100, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, register at www.yasmarinacircuit.com

Visit the Dubai Marina Street Festival, where entertainers from around the world perform acts, including street dance, hula-hoop, magic, stunts, living statues, musicians and singers. From 2pm to 10pm, Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai, 04 436 1020, www.dubaimarinamall.com

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day at the Yalla Laughs show hosted by the Irish comedian Rodger Talty and featuring Maher Jokah Barwany, Omar Kazim, Jon Boulton, Erik Thornquist and the headliner Simeon Goodson. From 8pm, free entry, Beach Bar, Le Méridien, Tourist Club Area, Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/yallalaughs

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