4 Join the book club at The Magazine Shop See Sat 30.
5 Volunteer to distribute water to workers See Sat 30.
Dubai Business Breakfast Entrepreneurs can network over breakfast at this meet up. There will be a 20-minute presentation followed by a Q&A session. Free. 7.15am-8.45am. Library Lounge, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, www.meetup.com/dubai-business-breakfast (no number).
Emirates Photography Club coffee and critique Want to be a better photographer? Come along to this feedback session to have your shots critiqued by experts. Bring two of your best images on a USB stick. Free. 6.30pm. Creative Centre Studio, 4th Street, Al Quoz, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).
Painting at thejamjar Discover your creative side at thejamjar this summer with ten percent discounts on group painting sessions. Call to make a booking. From Dhs100. Sun-Thu 10am-6pm. Until August 31. thejamjar, Street 17a, Al Quoz 3, www.thejamjardubai.com (04 341 7303).
Breakthrough You Enjoy an evening of original music, poetry, dance and comedy. The night will showcase well known performers and undiscovered talents. RSVP online to attend. Dhs50. 8pm-10pm. Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz, www.courtyardplayhouse.com (052 779 0077).
Singer-songwriters jam session Musicians of all sorts are invited to get together for this unique jam session. Bring your instruments and voices for a musical mingle. To attend sign up online. Free. 7pm-11pm. Central Business District, International City, www.meetup.com/singer-songwriters-club (no number).
Water for Workers Join the Sameness Project and help hand out bottles of water to Dubai’s labourers. Volunteers will be given boxes of water and an area to cover. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved. Free. 10am. Emirates International School, Al Thanya Road, Umm Suqeim 3, www.thesamenessproject.com (055 220 6727).
Café Scientifique Curious minds can join Café Scientifique to discuss the big scientific questions such as what’s inside a black hole, and how will the universe end. If you want to work your grey matter, come and join the debate. Free. 5pm-6.30pm. Biorganic Cafe, TECOM, www.cafescidubai.com (no number).
Be a BookMunch reader BookMunch weekly readings for children resume in September, and the family-friendly café is looking for volunteers who can read in different languages. To get involved, email email@example.com. Free. BookMunch Café, Al Wasl Square, www.bookmunchcafe.com (04 388 4006).
Monday September 1
Business on Instagram Discover how Instagram can help your business. The session will include a guest speaker and networking. RSVP online to attend. Free. 12.45pm-2.30pm. Building 3, Thuraya Hall, Dubai Internet City, www.meetup.com/dubai-internet-city-events (no number).
Visit Jumeirah Mosque Visit one of the few mosques in Dubai that is open to the public for visitors and non-Muslims. Visitors must dress modestly. Reservations are not necessary but arrive at the entrance before 9.45am. Dhs10 per person. Sat-Thu 9.45am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Mosque, Jumierah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1, www.cultures.ae (04 353 6666).