5 things to do today: See an exhibition of works by Seydou Keïta or sign up for the Talise Fitness Sandstorm

See an exhibition of works by the late Malian photographer Seydou Keïta, whose monochromatic portraits of Malian people in the capital of Bamako between 1948 and 1960 reflect an emerging, modernising Africa. Open 10am to 7pm, Leila Heller Gallery, I-87, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.leilahellergallery.com, 056 831 3520 Sign up to take part in […]

See an exhibition of works by the late Malian photographer Seydou Keïta, whose monochromatic portraits of Malian people in the capital of Bamako between 1948 and 1960 reflect an emerging, modernising Africa. Open 10am to 7pm, Leila Heller Gallery, I-87, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.leilahellergallery.com, 056 831 3520

Sign up to take part in the Talise Fitness Sandstorm, where teams of two will climb, crawl, run and jump through a series of challenges across a 4-km course using the elements of land, sand and sea set against the backdrop of the Burj Al Arab. September 30, from 7am, from Dh490 for a team of two, Talise Fitness, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, register at www.fitnesslink.me

Register your children ages 4 to 12 for the Summer Jam at thejamjar, where they can experience a variety of artistic classes in a programme focusing on experimentation and skills to develop art through media. Runs until September 1, 9 to 11am for morning session; noon to 2pm for afternoon session, Sundays to Thursdays, from Dh110 per session, thejamjar, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 7303, www.thejamjardubai.com

Catch the final days of Modhesh World, and enjoy family fun in a fully air-conditioned, child-safe environment, featuring games, rides and interactive experiences, including mini-bowling, a climbing wall, bumper boats and more. Open from 10am to midnight, from Dh25, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, 600 555 559, www.modheshworld.com

Enjoy a one-hour boat ride with Eywoa as part of the Hour of Power offer, which includes wakeboarding, wakesurfing and tube rides, with coaching for up to 10 guests. From Dh450 for Hour of Power; Dh50 for one hour of kayak or SUP, Eywoa, Yas Marina, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 050 166 9396, info@eywoa.com

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