Americans at happy hour American expats in Dubai are invited to a night of socialising with their countrymen. Free. West Beach Bistro, Mövenpick Hotel, JBR, www.meetup.com/proud-to-be-an-american (no number).
Thinking Big group get-together To celebrate their 700th member, The Magic of Thinking Big group holds a networking night. Free. 6.30pm-8.30pm. The Business Centre, Bur Dubai, www.meetup.com/themagicofthinkingbig (no number).
British-Muslim expat gathering New Meetup group British-Muslim Expats in Dubai meets for the first time to get to know one another. Free. From 7.30pm. Chandelier, Marina Walk, www.meetup.com/british-muslim-expats-in-dubai (no number).
Feline Friends adoption day As summer sets in, the race to home the city’s abandoned cats is on. Feline Friends is desperately in need of adopters and fosterers. Free. 1pm-4pm. The Vet Hospital, Al Quoz, firstname.lastname@example.org (no number).
Make your own greetings cards Can’t find an appropriate card in the shops? Dubai’s Doodleclick online service allows you to create your own, and then prints and sends by courier to arrive (anywhere in the UAE) the next day. Dhs35 for card and courier. Ongoing. www.doodleclick.com.
Cans for a Cause at Tips & Toes In aid of World Environment Day, take five aluminium cans or plastic bottles to the nail salon and get tokens for your efforts – collect tokens throughout the month to get discounts on treatments and free services. Free. Until June 30. Various locations, including Arjaan Rotana, Dubai Media City (04 437 0874).
Host a course in business writing Expressions Arabia runs courses in business writing. A one-day business writing course includes five simple steps, and will focus on letters and emails. Ongoing. www.expressionsarabia.com.
Cultural dinner at SMCCU Try an Emirati evening meal and learn more about UAE culture. The centre also runs a cultural brunch every Saturday. Dhs95 for dinner, Dhs80 for brunch. Tue 7pm, brunch Sat 10.30am. Ongoing. Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Al Fahidi (04 353 6666).
Learn about food photography Emirates Photography Club hosts a showcase, competition and educational session on food photography. Dhs20. From 7pm. The Change Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).