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What’s On in May

What’s On | May, 2011 | Dubai, UAE|

There’s never a dull moment in Dubai. One of the best things about living in our fair Emirate is that throughout the year, on any given day, there is always something new or exciting to see and do. Whether it is the official opening of yet another world’s largest for Dubai, an annual festival, a street parade or a market fair there is bound to be something that tickles your fancy.

Here are just some of the things happening in and around Dubai this month…

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Kamal Musallam – Songs for Seung-eun

Dates: 5 May
Timings: 8pm
Location: Auditorium, Alliance Francaise – Dubai————————————————————————————————————————————-
The Desert Monologues

Dates: starting 5 & 7 May
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of The Emirates

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ARTE Art & Craft Soukh
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 12 midday – 9pm
Location: Festival Centre, Dubai Festival City

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Go Red
Dates: 6 & 7, 13 & 14 May
Timings: 10am – 12 noon & 2pm – 8pm
Location: Centre Stage, Deira City Centre

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Beach Party 2011

Dates: 7 May
Timings: 11am till sunset
Location: Beachfront, Dubai Ladies Club

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Best Biryani Competition

Dates: Entries close 19 May, Cook off 27 May
Location: Mumtaz Mahal Indian Specialty Restaurant, Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa

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Leisure Marine Open Day
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 10am – 6pm
Location: Mina Seyahi Water Sports Club

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Mogambo & Beautifu People at MORE
Dates: 10 May
Timings: 9am onwards
Location: MORE, Mirdif City Centre

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@home Celebrates 10 Years!
Dates: 10 – 19 May
Location: @home stores

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Dubai Dolphinarium 3rd Anniversary Celebrations
Dates: 12 – 21 May
Timings: Monday – Thursday at 11am & 6pm. Friday & Saturday 11am, 3pm & 6pm (no shows Sunday 15)
Location: Dubai Dolphinarium

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The Pink Book Sale
Dates: 13 May
Timings: 10am – 4pm
Location: Burjuman

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CNCF – Barracuda Paddlers Beginners Open Week
Dates: starting 14 May
Location: Dubai Marina

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UK Boarding School Information Day
Dates: 14 & 15 May (Dubai dates only)
Timings: 2pm – 8pm
Location: Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Yakout Room

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Together to be Better
Dates: 17 – 21 May
Location: Dubai Festival City, South Court (opposite Toys R Us)

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Art & Coffee
Dates: 17 May
Timings: 11:30am registration, 11am start
Location: Thyme Restaurant

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The Min Trio Concert
Dates: 19 May
Timings: 8pm
Location: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC

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Arts & Crafts Kids Course
Dates: every Saturday for 4 weeks starting 21 May
Timings: 10am – 12 noon
Location: Dubai Ladies Club

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The ExWardrobe
Dates: 21 May
Timings: 2 – 7pm
Location: Springs 3. Street 3, Villa 13

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Mommy & Me Free Demo Class
Dates: 21 May
Timings: 10am – 12 noon
Location: Building Blocks Child Enrichment Centre, Motorcity

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Kindertots Free Demo
Dates: 24 May
Timings: 2 sessions, 9 – 9:30am & 9:30 – 10am
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

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Petticoat Parlour
Dates: 25 May
Timings: 8pm – midnight
Location: Fire & Ice, Raffles Hotel
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Breastfeeding Q&A Seminar
Dates: 28 May
Timings: 9:30am rego, 10am – 1:15pm
Location: Al Wasl Hospital. Seminar Room, Ward 1

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The Wiggles Live in Concert! in Abu Dhabi
Dates: 13 & 14 May
Location: Flash Forum, Yas Island – Abu Dhabi
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Meet & Greet Ultimate Humungousaur
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 16:30, 17:30, 18:30, 19:30, 20:30 & 21:30 (20 min sessions)
Location: Hamleys, Mirdif City Centre

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Summer Carnival
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 5pm – 10pm
Location: Fujairah Tennis & Country Club
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Feline Friends Adopt-A-Cat Day
Dates: 14 May
Timings: 1 – 4pm
Location: Vets Hospital, Al Quoz

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Illusions of being Green
Dates: 17 May
Timings: 6pm
Location: Al Doura Hall, 1st floor – Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry

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Charity Fashion Show
Dates: 21 May
Timings: 6 – 8pm
Location: Media One Hotel

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Joe Cocker Live in Dubai
Dates: 22 May
Timings: doors open 6pm, show starts 9pm
Location: Al Badia Golf Club

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Connect with Baby in Womb Meditation
Dates: 25 May
Timings: 7 – 8:30pm
Location: The Third Eye Centre

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Be One of the Faces of Build-A-Bear Workshop
Dates: entries close 21 May
Location: Dubai Festival City & Dubai Marina Mall

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ArtE Art & Craft Soukh

Dates: 13 May
Timings: 12 midday – 7pm
Location: Times Square Centre in Dubai
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Dubai Baby & Children’s Market
Dates: 27 May
Timings: 9am – 12 midday
Location: Uptown Primary School, Mirdif

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Kiddie Weekend Fun
Dates: 27 May
Timings: 4 – 6pm
Location: Maraya Art Centre, The Shelter. Al Qasba, Sharjah

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Italian Opera Gala
Dates: 27 May
Timings: 8pm
Location: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC

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Start Too’s Who Did It (a cabaret… sort of)
Dates: 27 & 28 May
Timings: 8:30pm
Location: The Fridge, Dubai

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And Then There Were None
Dates and Timings:
5 May 7:30pm
6 May 2:30pm & 7:30pm
7 May 2:30pm & 7:30pm
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of The Emirates

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Shark Fest

Dates: 1 April – 15 May
Location: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Ground & Level 2, The Dubai Mall
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Amazing April @ Zaitoon Wellness Spa
Dates: 5 April – 15 May
Location: First Floor, Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa

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Beauty Extravaganza
Dates: 20 April – 7 May
Location: AREEJ

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Family Photo Weekend

Dates: 30 April – 31 May (extended)
Location: Riot Studio, Hayya! Meadows

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Girls Night Out
Dates: Tuesdays
Locations: 3 great WAFI venues – Vintage, Carter’s and Seville’s

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MotorCity Friday Market

Dates: Fridays
Timings: 10am – 4pm
Location: MotorCity
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Monthly Competitive Netball
Dates: 1st Saturday of each month
Timings: 9:30am – 12:15pm
Location: JESS Arabian Ranches indoor sports hall
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Movies Under the Stars
Dates: Sundays
Timings: 8:30pm onwards
Location: Wafi Rooftop
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Arabian Family Night
Dates: every Tuesday
Timings: 7pm – 10pm
Location: The Lost Chambers, Atlantis
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Movie Night
Dates: every Tuesday evening
Location: Fujairah Tennis & Country Club
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Drama & Communication Skills Training
Dates: every Thursday
Timings: 4:30pm onwards
Location: Hayya Lakes Club. The Lakes, Dubai

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Book Now for Last Night of The Proms Under the Stars

Dates: charity concert on 5 May
Timings: 8pm
Location: Auditorium, Dubai College
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k9 friends Garage Sale
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 8am – 10am
Location: Umm Suqeim

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Criterium Dubai
Dates: 6 May
Timings: 6am
Location: Dubai Autodrome

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West Side Story Auditions

Dates: 6 – 7 May
Location: DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

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Conceptual Drawing with Paolomaria

Dates: 14 May
Timings: 2pm – 7pm
Location: The Gallery of Light, DUCTAC

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Roxette Live in Dubai
Dates: 20 May
Timings: doors open 7pm, show starts 9pm
Location: World Trade Center
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Camp Rock Auditions
Dates: 20 – 21 May

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UAE Fitness Challenge
Dates: 28 May
Location: The Westin Dubai

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Theme Nights at Senses

Timings: 7pm – 12pm daily
Location: Senses, Gold Swiss-Belhotel Dubai
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An appreciation of Women in Art
Dates: opening night 7 May (exhibition ends 28 June)
Timings: 7:30pm
Location: Art Couture

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Winner’s Image Seminar
Dates: 27 May
Timings: 3 – 7pm
Location: Knowledge Village, Dubai

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Between The Lines
Dates: opening night 4 May (exhibition ends 8 June)
Timings: 7pm
Location: Tashkeel, Nad El Sheba

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4th Dubai International Dance Festival
Dates: 1 – 4th June
Locations: various

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Super Granny is in Town!
Dates: 2 June
Timings: 19:30 for 20:00
Location: 320 Camelia Way, Green Community West, Dubai

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Fuel Your Body, Not Your Mind
Dates: 3 June
Timings: 9:30 – 11:30am
Location: Dubai Marina Yacht Club

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Inspector Habibi & Mr. Khalas Dance Musical
Dates: 2 & 3 June
Timings: 8:30pm (dance musical) & 6:30pm (dance schools exhibition shows)
Location: First Group Theatre, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

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Learn Arabic
Dates: starting 4 June
Timings: morning, afternoon & evening classes
Location: The Arabic Language Centre (ALC)

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The Works 2011
Dates: 3 & 4 June
Timings: 1:30pm & 5pm on Friday 3 June. 5pm Saturday 4 June
Location: Centrepoint Theatre. DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates

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Barney Space Adventures
Dates: 2, 3 & 4 June
Timings:
Thursday 3pm & 6pm
Friday 11am, 3pm & 6pm
Saturday 11am, 3pm & 6pm
Location: Dubai Airport Expo

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Learn A Foreign Language
Dates: starting 5 June
Timings: morning, afternoon & evening classes
Location: Dar el-ilm School of Language

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Fete de la Musique 30th Edition
Dates: 21 June
Timings: 8pm
Location: Madinat Rooftop————————————————————————————————————————————-
Spindle Shuttle Needle
Dates: 17 May – 29 June
Timings: 10am – 5pm (Saturday – Thursday)
Location: Tashkeel Bastakiya, House No. 67/10

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EPIC, The Sustainable Living Expo
Dates: 22 – 24 June
Location: The Dubai Mall————————————————————————————————————————————-
Brain Gym 101 Four Day Workshop
Dates: 3 – 6 July (Sunday – Wednesday)
Timings: 8:30am – 12:30pm & 1:30 – 4pm
Location: Early Years Educational Services office, Knowledge Village
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Register Now to Become a Certified Yoga Teacher

Dates: yoga teacher training begins 1 – 28 July
Location: Studio Fitness, JBR

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Registration Open for The Wilds of Borneo Challenge

Dates: for travel on 7 – 16 July————————————————————————————————————————

If you would like to add your event to the listing, please email the details to events@expatechodubai.com

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