5 things to do today in Dubai

Take the kids to Bystro or admire calligraphy

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on June 28:

Admire calligraphy: Iranian calligraphy artist Mohammad Bozorgi’s exhibition ‘Transcendental Strokes’ merges text-based Islamic art with contemporary paintings.
Free. 10am-6pm. Until July 30. Ayyam Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 323 6242).

Book a yoga retreat: The Ayurvedic Healing Village in Palakkad, Kerala, offers a week of rejuvenation from Thursday July 2.
From Dhs2,500 per day. Valid July 2-14. Lakshya Yoga, Palakkad, Kerala, www.lakshyayoga.com.

Shop to win in Sharjah: Spend Dhs200 or more in the Sahara Centre and enter a raffle draw for the chance to win a Mercedes-Benz G500, a package holiday for two to Switzerland and Dhs200,000 worth of vouchers from Rivoli.
Until August 30. Sahara Centre, Sharjah (06 531 6611).

Take the kids to Bystro: Kids will have a build-your-own buffet with staff on hand to help them create burgers, pizzas, hot dogs and sundaes.
Dhs95 per person, Dhs110 (with dessert), Dhs50 (for children). Daily sunset-10pm. Al Manara, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 336 8056).

Speedo swim squads: Keep them cool this summer by signing them up for swim camp.
Dhs325-475 depending on age and level. Times vary. June 28-September 3. Various locations including Nord Anglia International School, Al Barsha South, www.speedoswimsquads.com (04 354 9525).

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