Clowns who care, health screening, business networking and more
Attend a free family protection seminar This seminar, the first of its kind, is designed to help educate Dubai residents on what is, and what is not covered by their UAE medical insurance (particularly in the case of sports injuries) and how to make sure their family is protected. Refreshments will be provided. Free. 7.15pm-8.15pm. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sports City (050 923 8673).
Help Clowns Who Care Dubomedy is holding a show and dance party at Senses Center for children with special needs. Volunteer performers, donations of fruit, snacks and juice boxes are all welcome. Email with ‘Clowns Who Care’ in the subject line for details. email@example.com (no number).
Slow Food Dubai dinner The Dubai arm of the international Slow Food movement meets for a traditional Emirati meal. Dhs125 per person. From 7pm. Al Fanar Restaurant, Dubai Festival City, www.meetup.com/slow-food-dubai (no number).
Dubai Grape Club tasting night Take part in a blind tasting of six different types of grape-based beverage and vote for your favourite, before the labels are revealed. Dhs150 per person. Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, www.meetup.com/dubai-wine-club (no number).
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).
Watch a Shakespearean play Dubai Theatre Meetup Group gathers to watch A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
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.
Health screening talk Eternity Medicine Institute is hosting a free talk on the importance of preventative healthcare screening, and giving all attendees a voucher for a free consultation. Free. From 10am. KG Tower, Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/eternity-medicine-preventive-health-seminar (04 450 8181).
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.
The Arab Network’s first gathering New Meetup group The Arab Network hosts its first Monday networking event at Cavalli Club. Sign up to the group’s page to RSVP your attendance. Members Dhs50, member guests Dhs75. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Cavalli Club, Fairmont Dubai, www.meetup.com/arabnetwork (no number).
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).