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Wednesday 16

Kiddies Café JLT
Drop the kids at Kiddies Café Summer Fun camp where they can get stuck into cupcake decoration, dancing, planting, arts and crafts and lots more.
From Dhs110 per day. Sun- Thu, 10.30am-2.30pm. Until August 31. Kiddies Café, Lake Shore Tower, Cluster Y, JLT, www.kiddiescafe.com (04 360 8571).

Thursday 17

Visit King Croc at Dubai Aquarium
He already weighs the equivalent of 15 fully grown men. Dhs70 per adult or Dhs55 per child for aquarium tunnel and underwater zoo combo ticket.
Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Sat 10am-midnight. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaiaquarium.com (04 448 5200).

Friday 18

Al Ain Zoo summer evening and Ramadan hours
Head to Al Ain Zoo to see the animals at their best and most active in the evenings, thanks to the centre’s new summer hours, which allow visitors to stay later.
Dhs20 per adult, Dhs10 for kids aged three to 12, Kids under three go free. Daily 4pm-10pm, 6pm-midnight during Ramadan. Ongoing. Al Ain Zoo, Al Ain, www.alainzoo.ae (03 799 2000).

Family Getaway at Salalah Rotana
Swap the heat for the cooler climes of Salalah with a family break at Salalah Rotana. Plenty of organised activities are on offer including treasure hunts, sand castle-making and much more.
From Dhs572 per night. Until September 15. Salalah Rotana Resort, Salalah, Oman, www.salalah.com (+968 2327 5700).

Saturday 19

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
UAE residents can enjoy 30 percent off on up to five tickets by presenting valid Emirates ID at the ticket counter.
From Dhs195. Sun-Sat, 11am-8pm. Until July 27. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com (02 496 8000).

Jumeirah MasterCard offer
Book a staycation with Jumeirah and let the kids run wild in Sinbad’s kid’s club. MasterCard holders will be pleased to know they can get 15 percent off the best available room rates and a range of other offers at Jumeirah restaurants and spas.
Prices vary. Until December 31. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, www.jumeirah.com/mastercard (04 453 30000).

Sunday 20

Kid’s eat free at Mo’s
Everyone loves a freebie – and now on Sundays, with every adult that orders a main, one kid aged 11 or under can eat for free.
Prices vary. 8am-noon. Ongoing. Citywalk, Jumeirah 1, mos@caramelgroup.com (04 344 3305).

Monday 21

Monday’s Sobhiya
Every Monday is Ladies Day at Mirdif City Centre where ladies can take advantage of exclusive deals. Pick up the Monday’s Sobhiya booklet at any customer service desk for full details.
10am-2pm. Ongoing. Mirdif City Centre, Mirdif, www.mirdifcitycentre.com (800 6422).

Tuesday 22

Crèche Out
At Crèche Out Summer Camp children aged three to eight can try all sorts of activities from dance to climbing, crafts to fun science.
From Dhs175 per day. Sun-Thu, 9am-2pm. Until August 7. Wafi Pyramids, Oud Metha www.crecheout.com (04 324 0000 ext 722).

By Simone Gannon
Time Out Dubai,

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