4 Discover Ramadan and what it means to you See Wed 18.
5 Absorb Japanese culture See Thu 19.
Film screening at Creekside Watch Shifting Sands, a documentary by Sonia Filinto, investigating the fishing trade in Goa. The film will be followed by a Q&A. Free. 7.30pm. Creekside, Bur Dubai, www.facebook.com/shiftingsandsthefilm (04 359 9220).
Emirates Photo Club Take holiday snaps that are worthy of printing. Bring two of your best shots and get feedback from fellow photographers. RSVP online to attend. Free. 6.30pm. The Cribb, Al Quoz, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).
Culture in the UAE: Ramadan Discover what Ramadan means and ask questions about the traditions. Dr Sheikh Mohamed Al Khobaisi will be in attendance as guest speaker. RSVP online in advance. Free. 7pm. World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.meetup.com/culturesintheuae (no number).
Japanese cultural night Enjoy a night celebrating Japanese culture and lifestyle, with dinner and a charity raffle. Sign up to buy tickets. Dhs350 per person. 7.30pm. The Ritz-Cartlton, Dubai, DIFC, www.meetup.com/japan-connection-in-dubai/events (no number).
Cultural mix discussion This cross-cultural group meets to discuss issues of morality. RSVP online to join. Free. 3pm. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/cultural-mix (no number).
Chinese Speaker’s Corner Brush up on your Chinese by having a chat with native speakers. Call to confirm attendance. Free. 2pm-4pm. Caffè Nero, Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/dubai-china-nights (050 8788 266).
Creative writing in Spanish and English Develop your writing in different languages. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to attend. Free. Spanish 2.30pm-3.30pm, English 3.45pm-5pm. Mama Tani Restaurant, Jumeirah Town Centre, Umm Suqeim (050 651 6107).
Enrol for French Summer camp with Alliance Française French language summer camps starts June 29 for kids aged seven-ten. Dhs1,350 for French classes only, Dhs2,000 for classes and activities. Sun, Tue and Thu 9am-1.30pm. Alliance Française, Oud Metha and Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.afdubai.org (04 335 8712).
Ahmad Hameed at The Fridge Listen to traditional oud music, performed by Ahmad Hameed. RSVP to email@example.com. Dhs50 per person, Dhs.25 for students, free for under 18s. 7.30pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, www.thefridgedubai.com (04 347 7793).
Environment Film Screenings Watch films about green issues. Toxic Napoli looks at the mafia controlled waste-management industry, and Garbage Island focuses on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Free. 6.30pm-9pm. The Magazine Shop, Dubai Media City, www.themagazineshop.me (04 457 4283).
Ranches ladies’ coffee morning Find out about this women’s group over a cup of coffee. Email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to attend. Dhs50. Tue 9am-noon. Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Arabian Ranches, www.arabianranchesladies.com (no number).