Visit the group exhibition If I Leave, Where Will I Go? and see works by Leila Aloui, Tanya Habjouqa and Omar Imam focusing on the difficult decision people take when choosing to leave their homes in search of a better life. Pictured, above, is My wife is blind … I tell her the stories of her favorite TV series, and sometimes change the script … to create a better atmosphere for her by Omar Imam. Open 10am to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm, East Wing, Limestone House 12, DIFC, Dubai, 050 553 3879, www.east-wing.org.
Get tickets to see the Berlin Philharmonic String Quartet, which is unique in its instrumentation by adding a double bass to its ensemble of violins, viola and violoncello, and crosses the boundaries of traditional chamber music towards a formation with symphonic dimensions. The programme, part of the World Classical Music Series, includes Dvorák, Rossini, Puccini and Bazzini. April 9, doors open at 7pm, concert begins at 8pm, from Dh250, One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net.
Sign up to attend Ten Top Tips for Healthy Family Foods, a workshop on family nutrition, and get tips on healthy shopping habits, meal planning and portion size, plus recipes for healthy snacks from Helen Dodd, a registered dietician from the UK. April 20, 7pm to 8pm, Dh20, Starfish Lane Kids, Street 3, Villa 9, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, register at 056 463 5187, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register to take part in Rush-A-Way, an adventure race around Dubai, in which teams of two will navigate 10 challenges that might include speaking another language, cooking, playing games, dancing and others that test speed, logic, accuracy, fitness, perseverance and teamwork. April 8, 7.30am to 1pm, from Dh350, Dubai, 050 552 3804, www.rushawayuae.com.
Take the kids to Althar Spring Camp. Al Jalila Cultural Centre for Children presents a camp for children, ages 4 to 16, featuring activities that focus on desert life, Arabian horses and Arabian hospitality, art and sports. From 10am to 2pm, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, 04 316 9999, www.ajccc.ae.
Source: art & life