If you have recently moved to Dubai you maybe trying to understand why all your friends and colleagues have suddenly become rugby mad and are insisting you come and watch (or even play) rugby at the beginning of December. It’s the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens – a Dubai Institution!
Now in its 45th year the most anticipated event in Dubai’s sporting and social calendar is set to take place from December 4th to December 6th. With massive crowds once again expected to converge on The Sevens Stadium for the tournament tickets are now on sale and spectators are urged to buy their tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Read more
Dubai Youth Hockey Club (DYHC), the first youth hockey development coaching programme in the UAE, aimed at developing the skills and sportsmanship of young hockey players in the emirate, is looking forward to a successful season following the announcement of two local club sponsors, Avery Office Supplies and HSS health & safety training consultancy for the 2014/15 season.
The support has come at a time when Dubai Youth Hockey Club (DYHC) has seen a surge of interest by youngsters in learning and playing the sport and coincides with the UAE Hockey Federation’s move towards a more structured game with national leagues set to support hockey at grassroot level. Read more
Move One are once again proud to be supporting The Shangri-La Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat Festival which is taking place this weekend October 17th & 18th 2014 at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi.
This is a community festival bringing together corporate, university, school and community groups from across the UAE including a team of colleagues from Move One Relocations & Move One Logistics. The team have been training hard and are all looking forward to competing once again in this fun competition.
Dragon Boating is a thrilling water sport, full of adrenaline, sportsmanship, strategy and technique. It is also a sport that is all about positive team spirit, being healthy, making friends and having fun. It’s a great day out for all the family so take a trip to Abu Dhabi and watch the dragons roar. Read more
The end of October sees the start of half-term holidays for many schools in Dubai. This may mean holidays for some families but for many, parents will be working. Again, this raises the question of how to keep the kids busy? Fortunately many activity companies run holiday camps to engage and keep the children active while having great fun. Here is a list of some of the activities available around town next week. Read more
Do you have two hours or more? Then this is the month to donate your time to Sew Pink!, a fantastic volunteer event that raises awareness of breast cancer and supports survivors in the region
On Thursday the 16th of October to Saturday the 18th of October, Craft Land is teaming up with local breast cancer support group Brest Friends and sewing machine manufacturer Brother to bring volunteers together for a 36-hour sewing marathon at Dubai Marina Mall.
For 12 hours each day, volunteers will work together in production lines to produce mastectomy cushions and bags that will be part of a care pack for patients recovering from breast surgery. Distributed by Brest Friends and other medical networks in the UAE, these items offer comfort and mobility to patients, helping them keep active as they heal.
To sign up for a two-hour slot (or more), go to www.mycraftland.com and click on the volunteer link.
No clue how to use a sewing machine but still want to help? No problem! Craft Land is also looking for volunteers for other jobs, such as stuffing and cutting, not to mention moral support – this is 36 hours of sewing, after all!
This is a great opportunity to get the whole community involved. See you there!
WHEN: October 16 -18, 10am to 10pm
WHERE: Dubai Marina Mall
WHY: To raise awareness of breast cancer and make care packs for recovering breast cancer patients
READY TO VOLUNTEER?
Getting involved is easy! Simply go to www.mycraftland.com and click on the volunteer link. Read more