5 things to do today in Dubai

The Wayans Brothers crack some jokes or meet Elliott The Bear at Virgin

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Friday, June 21

The Wayans Brothers crack some jokes: Cinema funnymen Shawn and Marlon Wayans bring a new stand-up tour of the UAE. Expect the same brand of crass humour they brought to the Scary Movie franchise.
Dhs290-750. 8pm. Until Sat 22. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.timeouttickets.com

Do the Dubai Desert Road Run: If you fancy yourself a serious runner, this summer 10km is the perfect way to put your endurance levels to the test.
Dhs80 per person. From 6am. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai to Al Ain Road (E66), www.premiermarathons.com (055 889 4568).

Meet Elliott The Bear at Virgin: Take the kids for a fun morning of storytelling with Time Out Kids mascot Elliott The Bear and a mystery celebrity storyteller. There are lots of prizes to be won and refreshments for all.
Free. 10am-12pm. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeoutdubai.com/kids.

Learn to skateboard for free: To mark International Go Skateboarding Day, Rage showcases some of the most talented skateboarders in the Middle East, and offers free lessons to first-timers. Visit the Dubai Sports World website to find out what else is on offer from today until Wednesday August 21.
Free. 10am-8pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (055 632 8454).

Blue Marlin’s season closer: Blue Marlin kick the season into touch with a little help from Spanish decksmith Hector Courto behind the decks.
Members and reservations only. 1pm-11pm. Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, Ghantoot (056 113 3400).

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