Things to do in Doha: July 18-24

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July 18-20
So the eating never stops. Now it is time to break the fast and to enjoy some of the offers available. There are options all over the city, but our pick this month is a classic – Market by Jean-Georges at the W. On the second day of Eid, July 19 predicted, the brunch will run from noon-4pm with two options – one for QR295, the other for QR410. Have a look at our listings for a full schedule. Market by Jean-Georges, W Doha Hotel & Residences, West Bay (4453 5135). Don’t fancy eating? Have a look in the shops as there may still be some sales on and take a well-earned break for this public holiday.

Terminator Genisys
From July 16
Yes, there’s a new Terminator movie out, and Arnie is back! This time he fights the T-1000 again and another version of his own model, the T-800. This is all with the purpose of saving Sarah Connor’s life as her son John is the only one who can stop Judgment Day. The only problem this time, however, is that John Connor has been captured by the machines and sent back in time to destroy any hope of salvation – by killing his own mother. This promises to be a good watch.
Novo Cinema, Medina Centrale, The Pearl area (4418 4736); numerous shopping mall cinemas.

Meet Elmo
July 18-22
One of Sesame Street’s most iconic characters, Elmo will be flying all the way from America to make toddlers laugh and smile in Doha. He will be at the QNCC for five days, doing one show at 5pm and one show at 8pm, lasting approximately 90 minutes each. He will also be making a special visit on July 16 to the FNAC store at Lagoona Mall at the kids’ section.
QNCC tickets from QR99. Tickets available at FNAC, Lagoona Mall, West Bay Lagoon (4433 5599). Qatar National Convention Center, Education City (4470 7000).

Splash and dash
July 19 & 22
In a sustained effort to get Doha healthy, enjoy the second version of the splash and dash, open to everyone. Registration is just QR10 at the Aspire Dome reception. Go at your own pace as 50 participants at a time enjoy the benefits of swimming.
Sunday & Wednesday 7pm-9pm, Aspire Dome swimming pool, Aspire Zone, Al Wabb Street, Also open July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15.

Summer camps for kids
July 1-August 30
There are many camps to keep young ones entertained this summer, with music, arts and crafts, playing, singing, sports and much more. One option for very little ones is Erin Mills Nursery for children aged nine months to 4-years-old.
QR750 per week, Villa 9, Furousiya St, opposite Doha Zoo, nr Villaggio (6609 1400).

By Time Out Doha staff
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