7 things to do in Dubai this weekend

Mary Poppins, Ripe market, geometric art and more things to see

Thusday 25

Mary Poppins at Dubai Opera

Today is your last chance to see magical musical, Mary Poppins. Catchy tunes, cheeky jokes and warm fuzzy messages about the importance of family all feature. And flying. Lots of flying.
From Dhs300. 3pm, 7.45pm. Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai (04 440 8888).

The Dinner Party at The Westin Dubai

Celebrate the end of the week at “The Dinner Party” on Thursday evenings at Il Capo. Enjoy an à la carte four-course Italian meal. Dishes include pasta, risotto and a cheese table.
Dhs395. Thu 8pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 5577).

Friday 26

Geometric sculpture at Art Jameel

See an intricate, geometric sculpture from Egyptian artist Hazem El Mestikawy.
Free. Mon-Thu and Sat 10am-7pm. Until July 22. Art Jameel, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, www.artjameel.org.

Unlimited access trampoline park at Bounce
Throughout Ramadan, Bounce is offering unlimited access to its trampoline park. To jump all day, every day, snap up your pass now.
Dhs299 (while stocks last). Open Sun-Thu noon-midnight (throughout Ramadan).Bounce, Building 32, 4B Street, Al Quoz 1 (04 321 1400).

Saturday 27

Ripe at Times Square Center
The popular market has moved inside, to Times Square Center on Sheikh Zayed Road. Every Saturday throughout summer, fans of fresh organic produce, clothes, handicrafts and all manner of goods can shop the stalls within the confines of glorious A/C. Expect activities for kids, too.
Prices vary. Sat 9am-3pm. Ongoing throughout summer. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ripeme.com (04 315 7000).


Molecule in d3 has partnered with The Third Line gallery and Iranian artist Amir H. Fallah to transform the restaurant space into an immersive art installation of local culture.
Free. Open daily noon-2am. Until June 10. Molecule, Building 6, Dubai Design District (04 245 4700).

Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah

Have your next staycation at the all-new Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah, overlooking the Hajar Mountains and creek. Book before Sunday October 8 to get up to 20 percent off the usual rate.
From Dhs320 (normal rate). Until October 8. Ras Al Khaimah City Centre, (07 228 8888).

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