4 Improve your photos with a feedback session See Wed 21.
5 Donate unwanted cat and dog food to SNIFF See Sun 25.
Catch a Smile Day Clowns Who Care is launching a new social media campaign to encourage people to perform random acts of kindness. All you have to do is make someone smile. Follow its progress online. www.facebook.com/clownswhocare.
Emirates Photo Club Meet for coffee and critique and improve your photography with feedback from fellow snappers. RSVP online to confirm attendance. Free. 6.30pm. The Empty Quarter, DIFC, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).
Community Theatre: The Crucible Watch local theatre group Backstage perform Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Dhs100 per person. Thu May 22-Fri May 23, 7.30pm, Sat May 24 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.timeouttickets.com
AngelHack Dubai This event is open to developers of all levels. Winners get full support for the development of their ideas. Dhs92. 9am-6pm. The Cribb, Al Quoz, www.angelhackdubai.eventbrite.com (no number).
Friday poolside movie nights Watch action movie Deep Blue Sea poolside at Emirates Golf Club. Free. 7pm. Until May 30. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9999).
Booked at The Magazine Shop Join this new monthly book club. This is the first event so members can suggest books for future debate, all genres welcome. This month’s book is Room by Emma Donoghue. To get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. Every last Sat of the month. Noon. Ongoing. The Magazine Shop, Dubai Media City, www.themagazineshop.me (04 457 4283).
Saturday drop-in Improvisation Workshops Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. Sign up online to get involved. Dhs120 per session or Dhs400 per month. Sat 1pm-3pm. Ongoing. The Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, www.dramaworkshopsdubai.com (050 9861761).
Movies under the stars at Wafi Watch Seven Pounds starring Will Smith in the last film at Wafi’s outdoor season. Free. 8.30pm. Wafi Pyramids Rooftop Gardens, Oud Metha, www.wafi.com (04 324 4100).
3D For Everyone Learn how to use 3D modelling software programme Sketchup. Sign up by emailing email@example.com. Dhs150. Sun, Mon, Wed 6pm-8pm, The Archive, Safa Park, www.thearchive.ae (04 349 4033).
Get a career in counselling Discover how you can become a professional practitioner of clinical psychotherapy and counselling. Phone to register. Free. 6.30pm-9pm. Near Safa park. Location provided upon registration, www.meetup.com/coaching-in-dubai (04 344 0115).
Donate to SNIFF at Expat Woman coffee mornings Support animal charity SNIFF by donating spare cat and dog food, blankets and toys at any Expat Woman coffee morning this week. Free, not including coffee. May 25-Jun 1. Various locations including Tim Hortons, Meadows Town Centre, Emirates Hills, www.expatwoman.com (no number).
General Grief Support Groups This group is open to anyone dealing with bereavement. Call to register. Free initial session. Mon 5.30pm-7pm. Ongoing. The Lighthouse Arabia, Umm Suqeim 2, www.lighthousearabia.com (04 380 9298).
Book now for the Al Noor Gala Dinner Support the work of special needs charity Al Noor by attending its Gala Dinner. Dhs850 per person. Thu June 5 8pm. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.alnoorspneeds.ae (04 340 4844).