Things to do on December 21:
Buy ethical gifts: Purchase presents from the charity shop at DCS Needs. All proceeds go directly to helping maintain the facilities.
Sat-Thu 9.30am-6pm. Dubai Centre for Special Needs, Street 47C, Karama, www.dcsneeds.com (04 337 8246).
Enjoy a family musical: Watch Roald Dahl’s classic tale of the enigmatic candy maker Willy Wonka, five golden tickets, excited children and his chocolate factory come to life on stage. Featuring all the hit songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is a truly delightful musical.
Dhs200-250. 7pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 4777).
Go wild at Saffron: Enjoy the poultry and meat at Saffron’s Wildfire.
Dhs235 per person. 6pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Time Out Kids movie screening of Paddington: A special premiere of Paddington just for Time Out Kids readers? Yes indeed. Find out how to win a family invitation (two adults, two children) by visiting www.timeoutdubaikids.com/paddington.
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