5 things to do today: Visit Fun Nation at du Forum or make plans to see the Reggae Summer Jam

Visit Fun Nation and take part in activities and events focused on gaming and fashion, as part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season. It will feature an appearance by world-famous American cosplayer Yaya Han (pictured in a costume inspired by Assasin’s Creed games), video-game tournaments, an arcade zone and retro-gaming area, plus fashion workshops and talks. […]

Visit Fun Nation and take part in activities and events focused on gaming and fashion, as part of Abu Dhabi Summer Season. It will feature an appearance by world-famous American cosplayer Yaya Han (pictured in a costume inspired by Assasin’s Creed games), video-game tournaments, an arcade zone and retro-gaming area, plus fashion workshops and talks. Open from 2.30pm to 10pm, Dh40 for adult day pass; Dh20 for children ages 2 to 12, du Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae

Make plans to see the Reggae Summer Jam at The Music Room and enjoy Jamaican vibes from Turbulence, who will perform his songs, including Real Worries, and will be backed up by DJ Prince and MC Fullstop from Kenya. Tomorrow, open from 6pm to 3am, Dh100, The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Al Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai, www.facebook.com/musicroomdubai

Get tickets for a back-to-school themed murder-mystery dinner theatre that lets you be the detective when you witness a crime unfolding in front of your eyes. All of the teachers are suspects and it’s up to your table to solve the crimefirst and win prizes. August 17, 7pm to 9.30pm, Dh150, Fraîche Cafe and Bistro, Swiss Tower, Cluster Y, JLT, Dubai, reservations at 052 842 9582, vamboentertainment@gmail.com

Register your children, ages 5 to 15, to take part in the Flip Out Dubai Summer Camp, where they can enjoy activities at the trampoline park, learn flips and tricks, parkour-style acrobatics and archery tag. Runs until August 25, 10am to 2pm for younger children; 3pm to 7pm to teenagers, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from Dh140 per person; Dh350 for a weekly package of three sessions, Flip Out Dubai, Al Quoz, Dubai, 600 567 568, www.flipout.ae

See the theatrical comedy Heart for Sale, starring Tarek Al Ali, Ahmad Al Faraj and Mais Kamar. Al Ali plays a poor man who offers to sell his heart to a rich man who needs a transplant. Tonight, 8.30pm, from Dh250, National Theatre, off Airport Road, near Abu Dhabi Media, Abu Dhabi, 800 86823, www.ticketmaster.ae

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