1. FINAL COUNTDOWN
September 2 is the last day of Truckers Summer Warehouse at the World Trade Centre. There’ll be plenty happening during the swan song weekend apart from the mix of international and local foodtrucks – music platform Anghami will host an Open Mic event from 7pm-9pm on September 1 in the entertainment area that will be attended by regional artists. Additionally, some of the food trucks will be offering Eid specials to visitors – tap into gourmet pizzeria Pinza’s 20 per cent discount on food while GOBai, a fusion concept from Goa are serving The Trifecta – a special combo of their bestsellers in sliders – Lamb Vindaloo, Chicken Xacuti and Beef Chorizo with fries and a drink for just Dh45. Visit truckers.ae.
2. FREE WORKSHOPS
The Courtyard Playhouse is hosting an Open Day on September 2. Drop in and find out all about what the community space does – participate in free workshops (they have separate workshops for kids and adults) and watch an improve show. From 11am-3pm; courtyardplayhouse.com.
3. BOUNCE LIKE A NINJA
To celebrate The Lego Ninjago movie that releases on September 21, Bounce Dubai is transforming their X-Park Adventure Challenge Course into a Ninjago-themed obstacle course. Those who complete navigating 18 different obstacles including a zip line, bouldering wall and sea of pipes within the set timeframe can win prizes. Only on September 8 and 15, from 5pm-7pm; call 04 3211 400.
4. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Every Friday as the sun goes down, Yas Waterworld is partying it up with its Neon Nights. The waterpark will be lit up with an LED hydro jet show and glow-in-the-dark drinks while a DJ plays good music until 10pm. Regular admission prices apply; visit yaswaterworld.com.
5. YOGA UNDER THE STARS
Fairmont The Palm is organising a full-moon yoga session on September 9 at the resort’s beach. Resident yoga guru Melanie Swan will conduct the session at the hotel’s private sand beach at 8pm for one hour blending the meditative qualities of gentle Yin yoga with a more physically challenging Vinyasa yoga. Dh75 per person; call 04 457 3545.