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Abu Dhabi French School secured an emotional victory in the first Emirates Airline Middle East Schools International Rugby Festival in Dubai on Saturday. >>
The young Emiratis last week finished as runners-up to Thailand at the inaugural International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Challenge Cup of Asia. >>
The all new Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2013
Look forward to the all new Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2013 car review in May issue of the Oasis Living. For more information visit www.easternmotors.ae
Have kittens to give away? Selling your 4x4? Help your maid find her next job?
Our community board is a free service for individual Al Ainites who want to buy, sell, giveaway or any kind of personal need. Sorry no company advert is allowed strictly for individuals. Click here to go to our Bulletin Board.
"Grandpa, you know French Fries don't come from potatoes. They come from McDonald's." - Erika, 5
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Jacky's My Kind of Spring Fest Promotion! Celebrate the season of newness with free vouchers worth up to Dh500 on your purchases at Jacky's Electronics at Bawadi Mall. Offer valid until April 29, 2012. For more information, call 03 784 0747
Win daily at Bawadi Mall. For every purchase of Dh200 or more, enter a daily raffle draw to win Dh3000 worth of Bawadi Mall vouchers, redeemable at any outlet in Bawadi Mall. Promo runs until May 6, 2012. For more information, call 03 784 0000
Do you love horses and want to know more about them? Equestrian Centre at Al Khatlam, Al Ain Sportsplex offers lesson for beginners and advanced riders. Special discounts for students and groups and for morning classes. Training is provided by professional instructors. For more info, contact 03 768 9600 or 050 130 7766
Schools put staggered starting times to the test
When parents dropped off their children for the start of the new term, they found the city's 'school road' unusually quiet. >>
House of Arabic Manuscript preserves Islamic literature
The non-profit centre, which was established in Al Ain a year ago, has already amassed a huge collection of ancient documents, some of which are more than 800 years old. >>
Al Ain are spot on yet again in Football Juniors Championship Yousuf Ahmed inspired a stunning fightback as Al Ain's youth team overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the national Under-17 side on penalties. >>
Maradona ringmaster of a media circus Results on the pitch don't amount to much, but it's the results off it that could be buying Diego Maradona extra time. >>
Friday, April 13 to Saturday, April 14
"Hello Spring 2012!"
Time: 12 to 10 p.m.
Where: Hili Fun City
Price: Tickets Dh45 per adult, kids under 89 cm enter for free
Oasis Living and Babyshop present Hello Spring 2012! Residents and visitors are welcome to enjoy two fun-filled days for the whole family at Hili Fun City, featuring live-shows, activities, giveaways and more! This event is under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/MyOasisLivingMagazine
Saturday, April 14
"Tedx Al Ain"
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Al Ain Municipality Theatre
Tedx Al Ain is an extraordinary event to be held in Al Ain. Inspiring speakers, exciting activities and great company will make the day a memorable experience. All will be provided for free, but you have to apply at www.tedxalain.com
Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, April 21
"Al Gharbia Water Sports Festival 2012"
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Cornish Al Mirfa/ Western Region Abu Dhabi
Al Gharbia Water Sports Festival is a 10-day extravaganza filled with wonder, water and world-class athletes. From kiteboards and surf ski kayaks in the waves to chilled-out camping and concerts on shore, the Water Sports Festival is destined to be the wettest, wildest week in the UAE. For more information, visit www.admc.ae
Friday, April 13
"Al Ain Mall Fashion Shows"
Don't miss the Fashion Shows on the 13, 20 and 27. Take the family for weekend entertainment, including balloon-twisters, magicians, cartoon characters and games! For more information, call 03 766 0333.
Thursday, April 19
"South African Party at Hilton Al Ain with Superstar Dawnay Performing Live! "
Time: Doors open at 8 p.m.
Price: Dh75 entrance fee including one beverage.
In collaboration with South African Embassy and SABCO. One of South Africa's best-known male artists and his six-piece band will be performing for the first time in Al Ain. For more information, call 03 706 7006
Friday, April 20
"Jazz Night "
Time: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
A free event with music entertainment and dancing. Special discount on featured jazz drink and free hotel bus transportation. Karaoke Night every Thursday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Head to Mercure's Lawrence Lounge for your jazz and karaoke evening! For more information, call 03 704 6888.
Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, May 19
"Open Sporting Competition"
Time: 2 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club
Come with your friends for a chance to win Dh50,000. Join the Open Sporting Competition at AESGC Shooting Club daily (Monday until Saturday). Free entry for spectators. For more information, call 03 702 6500.
Sunday, April 22 to Thursday, April 26
"Green Week 2012"
Where: Higher Colleges of Technology, Al Ain
Five days of eco-friendly activities, prizes and giveaways, a photo contest, a film quiz and tree planting with guest speaker "Ask Ali" Al Saloom and his Carbon Footprint Challenge; IFAW talk on endangered species and exotic pets. For more information, visit www.hct.ac.ae/contact
Get a recap (Inter-Gulf Netball tournament @ Hilton Al Ain - Photos by - Sophie Studio : March 16, 2012) - and view the pics from the past week's events!
Animal Welfare Al Ain is a non-profit organization run by volunteers dedicated to improve the welfare of animals in Al Ain. If you would like to volunteer, foster, adopt a pet or for more inquiries please Email: email@example.com or visit our Website: www.animalwelfarealain.com
Would you like to learn more about Al Ain? You can join the social group that takes trips in Al Ain and Oman every weekend. The group is hosted by Amro (see our January feature of Young and Full of Ideas). If you are interested, just send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be included to their mailing list to receive all the updates!
Al Ain Community Library located at Al Ain English Speaking School. Find children and adult non-fiction and fiction books. Hours are Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. and Fridays 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, email: email@example.com.
Living Water Library a free lending library that is open to anyone in the Al Ain community. We have a wide range of English fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults. Timings: Fridays 9 am–1 pm and Tuesdays 3–9 pm Located across from Etisalat, behind Oasis Hospital clinic. Contact: Mary Colburn, Rebecca Robinson, 056 752 5918, 050 831 2640 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oliver! – Lionel Bart's award-winning musical on April 12 to 23 at First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah. The perfect family musical, based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist, OLIVER! is the story of a young orphan boy who wanted "more." The production's magical score is full of Lionel Bart's irresistible songs. For more information, visit www.dubaicalendar.ae or call 04 366 6546
At Hili Fun City, classic and traditional family fun is what we're all about.
Enjoy 31 attractions (28 included in the entrance fee) for all ages, with roller coasters, rides, an amphitheatre for 1,400 people, and beautifully landscaped gardens with picnic and play areas. For more information, call 03 784 5542 or visit www.hilifuncity.ae.
French Alliance Abu Dhabi, Al Ain will be having a free cinema for everyone on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. The film Illegal in French with English subtitles for adults will be showing, and on Tuesday, April 17 at 1:45 p.m. the film La Cour De Recre: Vive Les Vacances! in French, for children. For more information, call 03 767 7953 or visit www.af-aboudabi.net/alain.
Whose wine is it anyway? Know the answer on April 24 at Luce, Danat Al Ain Resort. Enjoy a four-course gourmet menu served with paired wines, all inclusive price
of only Dh205 per person. For more information, call 03 704 6000
Paella Promotion from April 15 to 30, every night from 7 p.m. at Casa Romana Restaurant, Hilton Hotel Al Ain. Chose between a great selection of paellas. For more information, call 03 706 7006.
A new resident DJ, DJ Jessie, will be rockin' late nights at Paco's Bar in the Hilton.
Stonegrill Specials at Palm Greens Restaurant, Golf Club sizzle on Saturday Nights. Dh110 net per person with 20% discount for resort members on food and beverage. Children's menu available from 6 to 10 p.m. Enjoy from a selection of beef, chicken and seafood and cook it on your very own Stonegrill. For more information, visit www.aesgc.ae or call 03 702 6425.
Le Belvedere Restaurant at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Hotel offers Asian Night every Wednesday, B.B.Q Night every Friday, Seafood Night every Thursday from 7 to 10:30 p.m and seafood buffet lunch every Friday from 12:30 to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 03 704 6888.
Khaleeji Night at Al Rikab, AESGC. Come and experience our great service with some live Oud music. For more information, visit www.aesgc.ae or call 03 702 6446.
The Horse and Jockey Pub at Danat Al Ain Resort will be celebrating St. George's Day on April 23 with pie and pint night for only Dh59. For more information, call 03 704 6000
Super Restaurant offers authentic Indian cuisine, freshly skewered tandoori kebabs, biryanis and Chinese cuisine. They also offer business lunch meal. Visit their restaurant near Sheikh Salamat Mosque opposite ADCB. For more information, call 03 766 5010.
Fuddruckers, selling the world's greatest hamburgers, is now open in Al Ain Mall.
Street Dance 2
After suffering humiliation by the crew Invincible, street dancer Ash (Hentschel) looks to gather the best dancers from around the world for a rematch.
The Hunger Games
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.
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