Things to do: March 19-22
Celebrating Earth Hour
Youngsters can take part in magical ‘green’ storytelling under the moon at the Fairmont Falcon Kids’ Club – in celebration of Earth Hour on Saturday, March 19. Good parents can enjoy a candlelit dinner on the sand while kids are entertained with arts and crafts, climbing walls and sports games.
Dhs30 per child per hour. 6pm-10pm. Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. (04 457 333104 457 3331).
Let it snow
We may be in the desert, but this is Dubai so if you’re missing your cold fix, just head to Dubai Mall to skate under the snowfall every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday while the live DJ spins some tunes on the famed Olympic-sized ice rink.
Dhs100. Every Tuesday 6.15pm-8pm; Thursday 8.15pm-10pm; Saturday 2.30pm-4.15pm. Timings may vary so call ahead. For more information visit www.dubaiicerink.com (04 448 511104 448 5111).
Sending your child to school overseas is one of the most complex choices a family can make. This month, some of the leading names in British education are returning to Dubai, giving parents in the GCC exclusive access to heads of some of the most prestigious boarding schools in the UK to help them explore boarding options for their children.
The British Boarding Schools Show Baccalaureate Sheraton Dubai, Mall of the Emirates. March 18-19, www.schoolsshow.co.uk.
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