Learn about design, try Zumba, or done like Gatsby
Time Out Bahrain staff
Designs on Bahrain Check out the inaugural Bahrain International Design Week bringing together artists, creators and designers in the fields of fashion, jewellery, interiors, architecture and more from across the region. December 5-7, Bahrain International Exhibition Centre. Call (33 117 424)
Gatsby night So popular was last month’s jazzy night in aid of Tony the Dogfather that they’re doing it again at Camelot for those who missed out last time. Anna Thompson-Hall of the Manama Singers will be taking to the stage to perform a selection of tunes from Ella Fitzgerald, Eartha Kitt and Edith Piaff with accompaniment from pianist Gavin Stewart. Dress up and join in. Tickets are BD20 with proceeds going to animal rescue. Friday, December 6, Camelot. Call (39 977 540/39 801 393)
Keep Calm and Zumba On The Dessange trainers move along the coast for a full 12 hours of zumba and fitness activities to raise cash for Bahrain Cancer Society’s children’s ward. There’ll also be face painting, a bouncy castle and lots of other family-friendly activities. Friday, December 6, 9am-9pm, Al Bander Resort. Call (17 713 999)
Palm Association Christmas Fair and Arsenal Football Tournament The Palm Association hosts its annual Christmas beano at the rugby club with various stalls and entertainment raising cash for good causes. There’ll also be a football tournament organised by the Arsenal Football Schools. Friday, December 6, Bahrain Rugby Club. Call (39 967 896) for tournament registration (17 561 615) for festive fair.
Food for good The New Dawn Ladies’ Society is staging a food festival at Reef Island with live cooking stations, cooking competitions and live music raising cash to buy electric wheelchairs for children and elderly people in need. Sounds like a fun way to give back. Friday & Saturday, December 6 &7, Reef Island. Call (39 413 999)