5 things to do today: catch a screening of Modern Times starring Charlie Chaplin and register your children for Dolphin Summer Camp

Catch a screening of the 1936 American comedy Modern Times, as part of the A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil, which focuses on the workforce, manufacturing and industry. The comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, features his character, the Little Tramp, who struggles with life in a […]

Catch a screening of the 1936 American comedy Modern Times, as part of the A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil, which focuses on the workforce, manufacturing and industry. The comedy, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin, features his character, the Little Tramp, who struggles with life in a new era as he works in a factory with state-of-the-art machinery. Wednesday, July 27, 7pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com

Visit Deerfields Mall, where children can take part in fun-filled, indoor activities, including the Mimic, real-time, motion-capture technology with 3-D animation that kids can use to create a custom video of a Deer Club character mimicking their every move. Plus, there are weekly prizes to be won. From 4pm, Deerfields Mall, Abu Dhabi-Dubai Highway, Abu Dhabi, 02 501 8888, www.deerfieldsmall.com

Get tickets for A Night at the Movies… Extreme!. The orchestra, conducted by Andrew Berryman, presents music from blockbuster films, including Star Trek Into Darkness and Disney’s Fantasia, plus the choral piece Ode to Joy with the 100-voice NSO Symphony Chorus and guest soloists. September 30, 7.30pm, auditorium, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

See 10:52, a collective exhibition that commemorates Ayyam Gallery’s 10th anniversary by highlighting all 52 artists who have had solo shows at its locations over the past decade. Featuring paintings, drawings, video, photography and installation works. Open 10am to 6pm, 11-12 Ayyam Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 323 6242, www.ayyamgallery.com

Register your children, ages 5 to 12, for the Dolphin Summer Camp, where they can learn new skills and make friends while enjoy dancing, arts, crafts and swimming. Runs until August 25, 9am to 3pm, Sundays to Thursdays, from Dh160 per day, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi, 02 657 0182, beach.khalidiya@rotana.com

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