5 things to do today: See the exhibition Ramadanization and visit the Ramadan Village 2016

Ellen Fortini See the exhibition Ramadanization featuring works by 10 artists who reflect on their own significant memories and experiences of Ramadan, including Tawlat al Iftar by Fatima Albudoor. Open from 9am to 10pm, Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org Visit the Ramadan Village 2016 with cultural and […]

Ellen Fortini

See the exhibition Ramadanization featuring works by 10 artists who reflect on their own significant memories and experiences of Ramadan, including Tawlat al Iftar by Fatima Albudoor. Open from 9am to 10pm, Gallery of Light, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

Visit the Ramadan Village 2016 with cultural and religious programmes, a heritage village, Indian and Chinese pavilions, food courts, health-awareness programmes, quizzes, amusement rides, games and raffle draws. Open 8pm to 2am, Expo Centre Sharjah, Sharjah, www.sharjahevents.ae

Sign up your children ages 7 and up to take part in a boat building workshop led by artist Ahmed Mohamed at Warehouse421 in collaboration with the Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artists Fellowship. Kids will build a skeletal form by sketching, choosing materials and creating a finished piece. Wednesday, 4pm to 6pm, Warehouse421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi, www.warehouse421.ae

Register your children ages 4 to 14 for the Al Forsan Summer Camp, where they can enjoy a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, swimming, football, basketball, aerobics and volleyball. An additional activities package is available, including wakeboarding and paintballing. Saturday-August 25, 9am to 3pm, from Dh600 per week, Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi, 800 25367726, www.alforsan.com

Check out the opening of the Ramadan Night Market, the one-stop shop for food, games, bargains and family entertainment, including novelty attractions, cartoon characters, henna, competitions for kids, rides, movies and more. Open from 8pm to 2am, Dh5; free for children under 5, Za’abeel Hall 5, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.ramadannightmarket.com

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