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The Bin Matar House in Muharraq is hosting a photography exhibition entitled 'Everlasting Now' by Mohamed Alkhatib, which highlights disappearing heritage.It will run until Friday and is open from 9am-1pm and 4-7pm. For more information, visit www.shaikhebrahimcenter.orgAlbareh Art Gallery, Adliya, is hosting a painting exhibition featuring work by Faika Al Hassan. Titled 'Wanderings' it displays paintings framed within the confines of airplane windows. The exhibition will run until Tuesday.The British Club, at Um Al Hassam, is staging a production of Ladies Down Under by Amanda Whittington. There will be performances tonight and tomorrow at 8pm. Tickets cost BD5 and BD7 for non-members.Thursday's 'dinner theatre' show includes a seated service between 6.45-7.45pm and costs BD12 for members and BD14 for non-members. See review on Page 9.La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art, Manama, is hosting a 'Periphery-SHIFTED' exhibition which runs until December 31. For more information, visit or call 17230123.The Royal Country Club's Family Movie Night takes place in the gardens from 6pm. All are welcome to attend; entry for non-members is BD5 for adults and BD2.500 for under-14s and includes a soft drink and popcorn. Head down to the Royal Golf Club for its Links Friday Carvery Brunch, which includes a range of starters, live cooking stations, traditional carved meats, desserts and more. There's also a special section for children including a 'create your own cupcake' station. The brunch, from noon to 4pm, costs BD18 net for adults, including unlimited selected soft drinks, and BD27 net for adults, with unlimited selected house beverages. It's BD9.500 net for under-12s and children aged four and under eat for free.For details, call 17751262.To celebrate 'Yaksha Vaibhava 2014', the Bahrain Kannada Sangha, in association with The Indian Club-Bahrain, will be presenting the musical dance drama Yakshagana at the club at 5.30pm. Entry is free.La Bonn V is hosting an 'Irresistable India' event at the Ritz Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa under the patronage of the Indian Embassy. It will feature a Charity Gala Dinner and Kathak Danseuse, Astha Dixit.For further details contact 166379001 or 36704222.As part of its first anniversary celebrations the Ramee Grand Hotel in Seef is staging a special dinner promotion every Sunday until November 12 at its Rialto and Rasoi restaurants -- buy one main course and get a second for only BD1 -- available for dinner only and a reservation is required. Call 17111999 for more details or visit www.rameegrandbahrain.comThink Pink Walkathon at Dohat Arad in support of the American Mission Hospital screening initiative. Call Bahnaz on 39688619 for sponsorship details. For further information contact or visit the website Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa is offering a programme of dancing classes starting tomorrow. They will run every week and the schedule is as follows: * Belly dancing: every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 3-4pm. Price: BD10 for standard classes & BD15 for private classes. * Salsa dancing: every Thursday & Friday from 4-5pm. Price: BD10 for standard classes & BD15 for private classes. * Yoga class: Every day except Monday from 9-10am and from 5-6pm. Price: BD7 for standard classes & BD20 for private classes. * Zumba dance: Every Thursday & Friday from 6-7pm.Price: BD10 for standard classes & BD15 for private classes. For reservations or more information, call 17636391.The 34th annual Bahrain Marathon Relay is taking place on Friday, starting and finishing near the Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir. Entries will be strictly limited to 180 teams. The entry fee is BD175 per team for entries received on or before the Captain's Meeting on Saturday, or BD200 per team for payments received thereafter.To register, download a registration form from Race Registrar can be contacted at to arrange other means of submitting your team registration and fees. The closing date for entries is midnight tonight.The Indian Club Bahrain is hosting a variety of sporting events to celebrate its Centenary Year.First, there will be the Grand Final of The Indian Club Centenary Celebration Trans Auto Rental Snooker Tournament tonight starting at 8pm in the club's Sanskar Hall. This is free for all. Tomorrow night is the Grand Final of The Indian Club Centenary Cricket Cup, a seven-a-side tournament that has been played out over the last month by 30 local teams. Play will commence at 8pm.Finally, on November 4-8, the club will also play host to The Indian Club Centenary Li-Ning Bahrain International Challenge 2014, a badminton event featuring some of the sport's top players. See Back Page.For more information contact The Indian Club on 17253157.It's time to get into the Halloween spirit and dress to impress ... the scarier, the better! Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa is set to host its second beach party for Halloween. Pirates, princesses and blood-thirsty vampires are all welcome at the beach on October 31 where visitors can rave to the sounds of the legendary DJ Hallex M. until the full orange moon has risen high, out of the Arabian Gulf.Creating an exhilarating-scary fusion by combining Oktoberfest and Halloween celebrations, the event features more than 25 brands of international brews. In addition, both local and international DJs will be entertaining the crowd. The resident DJ will kick-start the night, before Hallex M. arrives to electrify the crowds.The fun starts at BD38 per person, inclusive of five brews or soft drinks and food from the grill. To dancers of the night, a room package is available at BD150 and includes a luxury room and breakfast-for-two, as well as two tickets for the party. To make a reservation, call 17636363.The Royal Golf Club's gardens are open to all children tomorrow for a Halloween Party involving games, trick or treating, a scary movie, creepy looking snacks, as well as a fancy dress contest. The party is open to all and costs BD1 for members and BD2 for non-members. To reserve a place, call the club on 17750777.Crowne Plaza Bahrain, Manama, is holding a Halloween brunch with 'all-you-can-eat' food and unlimited selected beverages this Friday. Both Harvesters and La Mosaique restaurant will be decked out with spooky decorations and there will be prizes on offer to diners judged to be wearing the best costumes.For more information, call 36284554.Bedrock Discotheque, at the Ramee California Hotel in Juffair, is hosting a special Halloween celebration on Friday. There are unlimited selected beverages on offer for BD15, with entry free for ladies, and prizes for the best costumes. For more information, call 33724076.JJ's Irish Restaurant, Adliya, is hosting its annual Frightful Friday Thriller Halloween Night on Friday from 8pm. Local band Black Lime will perform live on stage, with prizes for best costumes also on offer. Entry is free before 6pm and BD5 afterwards.Call Siyana on 39329083 for more information.The Seef Junior Superstars' second annual children's talent show will begin at Seef Mall on November 6. The show is open to children aged five to 13 who can act, sing, dance, tell jokes or can display gymnastic prowess.Registration is open until Monday and acts can perform either solo or as a group. For more information, visit www.seefjuniorsuperstars.comThe Cucina Italiana restaurant in Juffair is taking registration for contestants to compete in the second running of its Master Chef competition.There are 36 places on offer and registration is a one-off fee of BD20 and is open to all amateur cooks. The winner will take home an array of prizes and have their winning dish featured on the 2015 Cucina menu. The heats will run on November 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25, with the semis and final running in December. Each heat will take place from 5.30-7pm.To register, call 17001317 or email Bahrain Rugby Club, Janabiya, is hosting a Boutique Sale in aid of Tony the Dogfather on November 15 from 11am-3pm. Admission is 500 fils. All proceeds go towards the support of animals in the care of the Dogfather.Volunteers and donations are encouraged; call Margie on 39676851 for details.The FIA World Endurance Championship - 6 hours of Bahrain will take place at the Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, on November 14 and 15. Tickets cost BD20 for adults and BD10 for children under 12 and are available from the BIC website.The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa, Manama, is hosting an evening with former Irish international footballers Jason McAteer and John Aldridge, who will tell stories from their careers both at club and international level. Also joining the evening is Irish comedian Rory O'Hanlon, as are the Irish band The B Side.The event will take place on November 21 at 8pm and includes a gourmet dinner, prize raffles, signed memorabilia and giveaways.For tickets and reservations, call 34516455 or email tickets@sportsspeakermena.comThe AWA Snowflake Craft Fair will take place on November 22 at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa. It is open to the public from 11am-4pm. To apply for a registration pack, send an email to Delmon Boarding Kennels are bringing professional dog trainer and behaviourist Steve Mann, pictured above, to Bahrain on December 6 for an evening event at the Dilmun Club, Saar, from 7.30pm. Tickets cost BD20, which includes dinner. The kennels are also bringing Nando Brown from the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers for a 'Trick Training' session on December 5 at 2pm to be held at the Delmon Boarding Kennels, Barbar. Tickets cost BD10 for adults and BD5 for children. Tickets for both events are now available to buy from the kennels. For more information, call 17694066 or visit www.delmonkennels.comThe Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF), in conjunction with the British Business Association (BBA), is hosting a Poppy Ball at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Bahrain, Manama, on November 7.Visiting war veterans, the Chelsea Pensioners, pictured below, will be guests of honour as the First World War Centenary is commemorated.The dress code is evening/cocktail dresses for ladies and black tie or national dress for men. Tickets cost BD30 per person, which includes a buffet, welcome drinks and selected beverages. Tickets can be purchased from the British Club reception from 9am-9pm and from The Bookcase, Budaiya, between 9am-8pm on Sunday-Thursday and 10am-2pm on Fridays. You can also purchase tickets tonight from the BBBF table set up at the Rugby Club, Janabiya, from 6.30pm.For more details or to reserve a table, contact the BBBF office by emailing or calling 17813488.

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