Social dancing, business networking and forgiveness meditation
Time Out Dubai staff
Coffee and critique Share your snaps and learn how to take better pictures as other photographer enthusiasts offer a critique of your work. Free. From 7pm. The Change Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).
Discover the Widad Centre The brand new alternative full-time education centre is now open, offering a unique curriculum to children in Dubai, with a focus on artistic, creative and life skills. Visit the website for more information on admissions and services. www.widadlearning.com (055 564 3710).
Dinner with new Dubaians A Dubai newbies Meetup group gets together to socialise over dinner at Café Habana. Free, attendees pay for their own meal. From 7pm. Café Habana, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, www.meetup.com/newbies-part2 (no number).
Social dancing Join the ever-growing band of ceroc dancers in Dubai, as they meet to hit the dance floor for a free mini class from 8pm to 9pm, and freestyle after. Free. From 8pm. Speakeasy, Ramada Plaza, JBR, www.meetup.com/strictly-come-modern-jive (no number).
Get snapped while you smash up giant cupcakes Pink Pepper Photography and Kitsch Cupcakes have joined forces for a unique photoshoot experience. Bookings must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Dhs499 (including shoot, giant cupcake, private viewing and a 30cm framed image). Pink Pepper Photography, Fashion Avenue, The Dubai Mall (04 434 0437).
Get a fashion conscience Spruce up your summer wardrobe with clothes and accessories from Frontline Fashion, which funds efforts to restore Haiti. From Dhs174 for T-shirts. Ongoing. www.fashlink.com.
Ladies’ night at Karma Kafe Local nightclub-loving group Midnight Club meets for ladies’ night at the popular fusion nightspot, where women get three free drinks and 50 percent off the à la carte menu. From 6pm. Karma Kafe, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, www.meetup.com/midnight-club (no number).
Rent books Online book rental club Reader’s Paradise offers titles across various genres including horror, autobiography, self-improvement and more. From Dhs35 per month for two books at a time. www.readersparadise-me.com (04 422 7495).