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  Within minutes of his side contributing their finest performance of the season, Cosmin Olaroiu had already set sights on Al Ahli’s next match. >>  
  England international Ugo Monye has praised young UAE rugby talent as he trained with rising sporting talent in Abu Dhabi. >>  
  The Zayed Marathon in Cairo hopes to attract 50,000 runners this year to support paediatric cancer patients in Egypt, organisers said on Monday. >>  
  Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam and Dutch Team Brunel emerged on Monday ahead of the rest of the seven-strong Volvo Ocean Race fleet after the strategic gambles of sailing one side or the other of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic added new spice to the competition. >>  
  Organisers are confident that the Middle East Rally Championship (Merc) will have two events in the UAE next year, with the Abu Dhabi Rally set to join the Dubai International Rally on the schedule. >>  
  LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA // On his final full day in the United States, with a new “USA” embroidered cap perched on his head, Khalifa Humaid Al Kaabi listed some of the souvenirs he collected for the trip home Monday to the UAE. >>  
  October is a sneaky fun month for men’s tennis. The slam tournaments are long done, the lucrative east Asia swing is over. For two weeks, the only ATP competition are modest indoor tournaments in Europe, which are no big deal for the top players. >>  
  ‘The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle’ – Steve Jobs  
Al Hijri New Year holiday will not be moved to week day
Workers will not be given an extra day off work should the Islamic New Year fall on the weekend, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAGHR) has announced. >>
 
Ead teams up with Total to protect region’s dugongs
The environment authority has teamed up with oil giant Total to educate the public about the estimated 3,500 dugongs that call Abu Dhabi home. >>
 
Major milestone reached in Louvre Abu Dhabi construction
Construction of the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum has reached a major milestone with the installation of the final piece of a 7,000-tonne dome. >>
 
UAE bank customers to have access to credit reports by end of year
UAE bank customers, among the most indebted in the world, will soon be able to get hold of their credit reports, the head of the nation’s nascent credit bureau said. >>
 
End of the Pin number? ADCB to launch voice recognition service
An Abu Dhabi bank hopes to win more customers by becoming the first local lender to introduce voice recognition technology. >>
 
Food safety campaign at Abu Dhabi schools
The first phase of a food safety campaign for Abu Dhabi schools was launched by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority on Monday. >>
 
Spence found guilty of attempted murder of Emirati sisters
A hammer-wielding thug is facing the rest of his life in jail after he was found guilty on Tuesday of trying to kill three Emirati sisters. >>
 
Optimism that GCC rail network will be delivered in 2017
The multibillion-dollar GCC rail network will be as seamless across borders as possible, a conference has heard. >>
 
All eligible Emiratis must perform national service
All eligible Emiratis must perform national service regardless of their social status, the head of the programme’s authority says. >>
 
Electric Salukis made for the desert
Venturing into the desert in anything less than a fully loaded 4x4 was pretty much impossible – and more than a little foolhardy – until now. >>
 
GCC housing shortage warning as population rises
Rising population growth together with a lack of urban areas may lead to a shortfall of more than a million housing units in the GCC by the end of 2018, a new report from the management consultants Strategy& has warned. >>
 
‘Your qualifications must suit the job’
Choosing a major that the job market demands is a critical step towards employment, Emirati youth heard at a forum on Tuesday. >>
 
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Hamaari Adhoori Kahaani shooting in Dubai
The current production line of Bollywood blockbusters passing through the UAE shows no sign of letting up, and it’s Dubai’s turn in the limelight.
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Rita Ora, Jason Derulo to perform at Abu Dhabi’s Beats on the Beach
Pop stars Jason Derulo, Rita Ora and Ragheb Alama are some of the big names performing at next month’s Beats on The Beach.
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Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at the age of 82
The legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautiful clothes defined American elegance for generations and were beloved by first ladies and Hollywood stars, has died at the age of 82.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Day

The Amblers Rugby Club is the place to be on October 24 for the annual Al Noor Hospital Group’s Breast Cancer Awareness Day which runs from 3pm to 5pm. Highlights of the afternoon will be women’s touch rugby and a volleyball tournament. There will be other special events and giveaways. So wear pink and head down to the Rugby Club for a fun afternoon. See you there!

At the Zoo…

This year’s Eid Al Adha festivities which include numerous cultural activities, with a special focus on Asian culture, are continuing throughout October.

Visitors can experience a range of entertainment activities including Bird and Parrot Shows, as well as performances that reflect Asian culture and traditions. There’s also an exciting workshop for young visitors, where they can craft and design their own umbrellas, fans, and lanterns.

Additionally, a painter will be creating a canvas that will focus on a specific animal story, filled with fun-facts, further reflecting the importance of animal conservation programmes at the Zoo.

The Zoo is open from 9am to 8pm (Saturdays to Wednesdays) and 9am to 9pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

AWA Calendars

Animal Welfare Al Ain (AWA) is now selling its 2015 calendars for Dh45. The beautiful photographs featured in the calendar have been donated by award-winning, locally based photographer, Alberto Gonzales. To purchase the calendar call Susan on 050 533 8577. They’re also available to purchase at the just-opened Organic and More supermarket in the Al Mada Housing Complex (next to Al Noor Hospital) in Al Ain Town Centre.


"Thursday"
Lebanese Night in AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 11pm to 3:30 am; Dh150.

Taste of Thailand in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.

Levant Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh125++.

Lebanese Night with entertainment in Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm onwards. Free entrance. Also, in the same hotel, Arabic Night in Layali Al Faida: 11pm to 3am. Free drink for ladies; Dh50 cover charge for men with a free drink.

Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh160++, Dh85++ for kids 6 to 12.

International and Moroccan Cuisine in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh145++.

Seafood Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm, Dh130++.
 
"Friday"
Sumptuous Friday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh119++.

Jazzy Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh159++. It’s High Five Night in Moodz at night. Also, Poola Palooza pool party at Aquarius pool bar in the evening. Dh100++ including pool access, unlimited food and two beverages.

Farmer’s Market Brunch in Arabesque from 12.30pm; Dh125++, kids aged 6 to 12 Dh65++ and, in Horse & Jockey, it’s Karaoke Night from 8.30pm onwards.

Mediterranean Lunch Buffet in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh145++. Also, in the same venue, a Mediterranean Evening Buffet is served from 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh145++.

A Taste of Beirut set menu with two free selected beverages in Glass House at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 2pm to 6pm; Dh99. Oriental Night in Glass House, 11pm onwards. Free entrance.

Lunch Buffet at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 11.30am to 4pm: Dh80.

Brunch in Flavours at Hilton from 1pm to 4pm: Dh159++ for adults, Dh85++ for children.

Friday night is Moroccan Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 7pm to 11pm. Dh111++.

Lunch Buffet at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 12.30pm to 4.30pm; Dh85.

Khaleeji Night at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10.30pm to 2.30am.

Khaleeji & Moroccan Night with a free beverage for ladies in Layali Al Faida, at Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel. Dh50 for gents including one free beverage; 11pm to 3am.

Seafood Night at Shooters, AESGC’s Shooting Club, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh135.

 
"Saturday"
Mexican Night at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 6pm to 10pm; Dh65 plus special prices on Mexican beverages.

Saturday Brunch in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh119++.

Teachers’ and Nurses’ Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 20 per cent discount and free access to the pool for both professions, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh149++.

Tex Mex Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain from 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.

Ladies Night at Glass House, Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel, 5pm onwards. Free entrance.

Mediterranean buffet lunch and entertainment in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 1pm to 4pm: Dh145++.

Ladies Night at AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10pm to 2am; free entrance for ladies and special drinks, Dh50 for gents including two free drinks.

Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain from 8.30pm.

 
"Sunday"
Footballer Weekend in Moodz at Al Ain Rotana: buy five get one free plus bucket deals from 3pm to 10.30pm.

Ladies Oriental Night in Layali Al Faida at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm to 3am. Specials for ladies.

Pinoy Party Fever in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm and Sports Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm.

 
"Monday"
Seafood Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, 6.30pm to 11pm; Dh135++.

Family Monday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 5pm to 9pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B.

Karaoke Night in Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One, from 9pm onwards, free entrance, competitions and prizes.

Fine dining night in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm. Dh125++. Also Retro Night in Horse & Jockey at same hotel from 8.30pm.

Teachers Night Buffet in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel from 6pm to 11pm. Dh69++.

BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh168++.

Bingo Night in Paco’s at Hilton Al Ain from 8pm to 11pm.

 
"Tuesday"
Member’s Tuesday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 7pm to 11pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B for golf members only.

Asian night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh125++, Kids 6 to 12 Dh65++. Also, Greaves’ Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm and Ladies’ Night in Luce from 7pm.

Candles Night in Ayla Restaurant at Ayla Hotel. International buffet with entertainment from the resident pianist. 7pm to 11pm, Dh88++.

Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++ including unlimited red and white grape.

Skewer Night in Flavours at Hilton from 7pm to 11pm, Dh125++.

 
"Wednesday"
Sushi Corner in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh75.

Italian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh99++.

Moroccan Night in AESGC - Al Rikab Restaurant, 10pm to 2am; Free entrance for ladies and a special drink, Dh50 cover charge for gents with two free drinks.

Indian Curry (Dh35) and Quiz in Amblers Restaurant at AESGC’s Rugby Club, 6pm to 10pm, quiz starts 8pm.

Seafood Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh195++.

Mediterranean Fish Night in Ayla Restaurant, Ayla Hotel: 7pm to 11pm, Dh195++.

Trattoria Italiano in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm; Dh99++.

 
"SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK"
Fitness Challenge

Al Ain Amblers grounds is the venue on October 25 for a Fitness Challenge, starting at 9am. There are great prizes to be won in both the male and female categories. Registration forms are available from the Rugby Club reception.

 
Looking Ahead…

Al Ain Music Festival

The second Al Ain Music Festival kicks off on October 31 with a Rock and Blues Night with a Halloween twist, at Sands Golf Club. Headlining the event are John Frymire, The Sounding Boards, Desert Groove and The Bryan Dedman Band. The event starts at 8pm and tickets are Dh30. Following this, November will see a series of events covering different musical genres.

 

Happy New Year (Indian)
A team of losers win the love of millions in their quest to pull off the biggest diamond heist ever.
Kite
When her cop father is killed, a young woman tracks the murderer with the apparent help of his ex-partner.
 
The Boxtrolls
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow.

Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall 751 1228
Rotana Cinema 754 4447
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall 784 3535
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall 784 0300


 






 
 
     
 
 
 
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