5 things to do today: Catch a screening of The Grapes of Wrath or get tickets for Games Middle East

Catch a screening of the 1940 American movie The Grapes of Wrath, as part of A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil, which focuses on the workforce, the manufacturing and industry. Based on the John Steinbeck novel of the same name and starring Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell, The […]

Catch a screening of the 1940 American movie The Grapes of Wrath, as part of A Hard Day’s Night film programme presented by Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil, which focuses on the workforce, the manufacturing and industry. Based on the John Steinbeck novel of the same name and starring Henry Fonda and Jane Darwell, The Grapes of Wrath follows a poor family, who are forced off their land during the Great Depression, as they travel to California to find work. Tonight, 7pm, free, A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.cinemaakil.com

Take your kids ages 5 to 14 to KidZania for the OlympicZ in celebration of the Rio Olympic Games, where they can participate in a variety of activities, including badminton, long jump, hurdles and gymnastics. The events kick off with an opening ceremony parade in the main plaza. At 2pm and 6pm, Winners of each game will receive prizes. KidZania, The Dubai Mall, 04 448 5222, www.kidzania.ae

Get tickets now for Games Middle East, where video game fans can enjoy game and product launches, previews, trends, design, development, technology, competitions and showcases from the global and regional gaming industry. September 22 to 24, from Dh150, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.tickets.virginmegastore.me

Register to take part in the ZSC Academy, which offers year-round coaching through a series of programmes for novice sport enthusiasts all the way up to elite athletes. The Tennis Academy will offer high-performance lessons, group sessions, cardio, kids’ and ladies-only sessions. Starts September 6, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, www.zsc.ae

Visit Al Ain Raceway with friends and family for some go-karting fun, with special offers including the Summer Happy Hour which gives 25 per cent off the thrilling Arrive and Drive sessions. No previous karting experience is required. From 4pm to 6pm, ages 7+, Al Ain Raceway, Al Ain, 03 768 6662, www.alainraceway.com

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