10 things for families to do in May

RIP Mums, Arabian Wildlife Centre, theatre shows, yoga classes and more

Friday 1

8,000sq ft of new play space in Marina Mall, managed by the company that brought us KidZania and SEGA Republic.
Open daily, Third Floor, Dubai Marina Mall, www.njoi.ae.

Sunday 3

Arabia’s Wildlife Centre
A perfect outing for the summer as it is the only zoo where you are entirely indoors! Within Sharjah’s Desert Park.
Dhs15, free for children under 12. www.breeedingcentresharjah.com.

Monday 4

Brain train at Future Kids
This programme will develop both sides of the brain to enhance kids’ IQ and EQ. Improve stimulation.
Dhs2160 for a 12 week term. Future Kids Centre, Knowledge Village.

Tuesday 5

Is your tot in need of some calm time? Take them along to a children’s yoga session where they’ll learn some bendy basics. Three to six years.
Dhs65. Caboodle, Galleries Lafayette.

Friday 8

Le Fabuleux Voyage de la Fée Mélodie
Mélodie the Fairy has lost the note ‘La’. Help her find it!
Dhs150. Show for 2-6 yr olds. 11am, until May 9. In French. DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates.

Saturday 9

Piknic Electronik
Last one until November! Family-friendly daytime electronic music festival.
Dhs150 on the door. Children under 12 go free. The Rugby Park, Dubai Sports City. www.piknicelectronik.ae.

Wednesday 13

Pure RIP Mums
PURE Fitness runs this ultimate baby-friendly body fat stripper. 9.30-10.30 Monday and Wednesday.
Fitness First Community Lakes Club, The Lakes. www.purefitnessuae.com.

Friday 22

Dining with Jumeirah
It’s Jumeirah Restaurant Week! 10 days from 14-23 May, with over 40 restaurants offering set 3 course menus for lunch or dinner.

Thursday 28

George’s Marvelous Medicine
Follow the adventures of George as he plots to punish his evil Grandma with special medicine!
Dhs120-Dhs185. Until 30 May. Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat

Saturday 30

Baby Bazaar
This monthly market is held at Times Square Center and offers Dubai mums a chance to buy and sell unwanted toys, books, games and clothes.
9am-2pm. Times Square Center, SZR

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