5 things to do today: take part in Get Driver Fit 2016 or see the photography exhibition Observing the Ritual

Make plans to take part in Get Driver Fit 2016. The free sporting and fitness sessions include functional fitness, Zumba, yoga, beach boot camp and more, held over seven weeks, culminating in a four-day fitness challenge. October 2 to November 27, various locations around Abu Dhabi including Umm Al Emarat Park, Bodytree Studio, Yas Marina […]

Make plans to take part in Get Driver Fit 2016. The free sporting and fitness sessions include functional fitness, Zumba, yoga, beach boot camp and more, held over seven weeks, culminating in a four-day fitness challenge. October 2 to November 27, various locations around Abu Dhabi including Umm Al Emarat Park, Bodytree Studio, Yas Marina Circuit, Haddins Gym at Zayed Sports City and St Regis Saadiyat Beach, www.facebook.com/GetDriverFit

Catch the final days of the photography exhibition Observing the Ritual, which features works by three photographers – Hidden Islam by Nicolò Degiorgis, Prayer Rooms by Ammar Al Attar and Iftar by Natalie Naccache – and sheds light on the most intimate moments of Muslim life. Open 10am to 7pm, Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 380 8545, www.gulfphotoplus.com

Drop off new and used books at Al Seef Resort and Spa by Andalus. The books will be given to Operation Smile as part of the Donate to Knowledge cause, UAE’s Year of Reading and World Literacy Day, which is on September 8. Andalus will also present children’s reading sessions. Books accepted all day, Al Seef Resort and Spa by Andalus, near Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, 02 652 6777, book@andalus.ae, #UAEReads

See a screening of the 1999 drama The Wind Will Carry Us at Cinema Space. The Iranian film, directed by Abbas Kiarostami, is about an engineer from the city who travels to a small town to visit a dying relative. In Farsi with English subtitles. Doors open at 7.15pm, free with registration, Cinema Space, The Space, twofour54 Park Rotana Building, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, registration essential via a link at www.facebook.com/cinemaspacead

Register your children, ages 5 to 14, for the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Summer Camp. Sessions include swimming, watersports, beach games, arts and crafts, Zumba, squash and table tennis. Runs until September 15, 9am to 2pm, Sundays to Thursdays, Dh800 per child per week, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, Corniche, Abu Dhabi, 02 697 0272

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