Fundraisers, networking, film screenings and more things to try
Time Out Dubai staff
Our picks of the week
1 Volunteer to give gifts to patients at Rashid Hospital See Sat 21.
2 Try sewing with Mother at reMADE DXB See Sat 21.
3 Cheer on the Pink Caravan at Rixos, The Palm See Sun 22.
4 Meet fashion experts at The Dubai Mall See Mon 23.
5 Check out an open mic night at Creekside See Sat 21.
SME World Summit Hundreds of entrepreneurs, CEOs and small business owners can get together to share ideas and join in panel discussions about hot topics in business. Free to register. Wed 9am-5.30pm, Thu 9.30am-4.45pm, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Road, www.smeworld.ae (04 265 9704).
Volunteer to help at Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre This centre for children with special needs requires classroom assistants to support staff. Volunteers should be over 21 and have some previous experience working with children. Register online to get involved. Ongoing. www.volunteerinuae.com (no number).
Dubai Photojournalism Club Amateur and pro photographers can meet to discuss visual storytelling. Register online to attend. Dhs20. 2pm-6pm, City Avenue Building, Deira, www.meetup.com/dubaiphotojournalismclubuae (no number).
Visit patients at Rashid Hospital Help to put a smile on a patient’s face with a friendly visit. This group are meeting to distribute small gifts at Rashid Hospital. Register online to lend a hand. Free. 4pm-6pm. Rashid Hospital, Oud Metha, www.meetup.com/volunteerdubai (no number).
Mother and daughter sewing at reMADE DXB Daughters can celebrate Mother’s Day by learning to sew with their mums. This morning course will teach you how to thread the machine, do basic stitches, and how to care for the machine. Dhs600 per mother and daughter pair. 9.30am-1pm. reMADE DXB, Objects & Elements, Al Quoz, www.remadedxb.com (050 227 4432).
Mother’s Day market and rubber duck race Take your mum to the Mother’s Day Market at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Enjoy browsing the stalls and then round off the day with a rubber duck race featuring over 500 rubber ducks. Free. 3pm-8pm. Jumeirah Golf Estates, off E311 Road, near Dubai Sports City, www.facebook.com/groups/JGEDuckRace (050 559 3235).
pen mic night at Creekside Watch undiscovered talents share their skills with a night of music, spoken word and comedy. Performers can sign up for their moment on the stage by emailing email@example.com, in advance. Free. 7pm-9pm. Creekside, Al Fahidi, www.creeksidedubai.me (04 359 9220).
Enjoy films at Wafi Watch a film under the stars at Wafi Pyramids. This week, catch romantic comedy The Change-Up, starring Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds. Free. 8.30pm. Ongoing. Wafi Pyramids Rooftop Gardens, Oud Metha, www.pyramidsrestaurantsatwafi.com (04 324 4100).
Support the Pink Caravan Rides Horse riders across the UAE will ride throughout the seven Emirates in a bid to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness and bring free screenings to the UAE. Turn out to support the riders as they arrive for the Dubai leg of the route at Rixos The Palm Dubai at 10am on Monday March 22 and from the Burj Khalifa at 10am on Tuesday March 23. Check the website for further details. www.pinkcaravan.ae (no number).
Fashion industry networking Meet and mingle with a variety of fashion and retail executives at this event. Speak with designers and suppliers, and gather useful contacts.
Outdoor film screenings at The Archive Bring something comfy to sit on and enjoy a film in the park. This week’s film is Girl with a Pearl Earring, starring Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, and Tom Wilkinson. Dhs3 park entry, screenings free. Tue 7pm-9pm.Ongoing. The Archive, Safa Park, www.thearchive.ae (04 349 4033).