Enjoy Ramadan at the mall or learn Metaphor Therapy
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on June 26:
Enjoy Ramadan at the mall: At The Dubai Mall, watch Afghan master weavers spin wool and design carpets in The Souk Atrium, support Dubai Cares’ campaign to teach kids how to read in The Waterfall Atrium and view art installations by Emirati artist Mattar Bin Lahej. The mall is now open from 10am to 2am, with restaurants open as late as 3am for suhoor. Until Eid. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaimall.com (800 382 246 6255).
Learn Metaphor Therapy: This two-day basic course teaches you to understand the psychological tool of using metaphors in counselling and healing. Dhs999. 10am-6pm, June 26-27. Illuminations Well-Being Center, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 448 7043).
Break the fast at Shores Restaurant: Enjoy the restaurant’s oriental buffet. Iftar: Dhs155 (adults), half (children aged six to 12), free (children under six). Suhoor Dhs120 per person. Iftar: daily from sunset. Suhoor: daily 8pm-2am. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 439 8888).
Discuss Artificial Intelligence: Café Scientifique meet monthly to discuss the big questions in science and society. This month, they investigate if we could one day upload our consciousness to computers. Free. 7pm. Urban Bistro, Dubai Media City, www.cafescidubai.com (055 993 1859).
Special summer deal for the Color Run: Organisers call this the ‘happiest 5km on the planet’, and it’s a truly family-friendly event, where you are doused with colour, glitter and confetti as you run. Book you place on this year’s race now. Dhs140 (early-bird tickets including T-shirt, sweatband and colour pack. Race takes place November 21. Dubai Autodrome, Motor City, www.thecolorrun.ae (no number).