Wednesday 29 See live tango performances Guests dining at the Argentinian restaurant can see three live tango performances from professional dancers every Wednesday. Free entry. 9pm-midnight. Ongoing. Gate Village 5, DIFC (04 422 7898).
Wednesday 29 Pay a visit to a charity shop Donate second-hand clothes or pick up a bargain at this charity shop. All proceeds go towards the work of Dubai Centre for Special Needs. The first Friday of every month is a sale at the shop from 9am to 12.30pm. Sat-Thu 9.30am-6pm. Ongoing. 47C Street, Al Karama, www.dcsneeds.com (04 337 8246).
Wednesday 29 Lunch at 25°55° Café Bistro This week is the last chance to lunch for this promotional price. Enjoy a two-course set menu with a soft drink. The deal includes soup of the day, plus sandwiches with French fries or salad. Dhs85 per person. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Until July 31. Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Dubai Marina (04 362 7900).
Wednesday 29 Find inspiration at We Love Art Paint a famous masterpiece while drinking grape at the We Love Art workshop. Dhs369 (including all materials and two glasses of grape). 7.30pm-10.30pm. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, www.weloveart.ae (056 769 1995).
Thursday 30 Cut-price pampering At B/Attitude Spa, get 30 percent off any 60-minute or longer treatment, or 40 percent off two treatments. Prices vary. Until July 31 (excluding public holidays). Grosvenor House, Tower 2, Dubai Marina (04 399 8888).
Thursday 30 Butcher’s night at Crescendo The selection includes roast beef rib, slow roasted brisket and lamb cutlets, prepared at live cooking stations. There is also a buffet selection of vegetables and salads. Dhs220 (food only), Dhs350 (house beverages). Thu 6.30pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).
Thursday 30 Sean Hughes at The Laughter Factory The Laughter Factory is back for a new season, and this week’s line-up features Sean Hughes, Dave Fulton and Funmbi Omotayo. Dhs140. 9pm-11pm. Today Only. Grand Millennium, TECOM (04 355 18620).
Thursday 30 House and bass music night Listen to house and bass acts Low Steppa and The Freestylers at Superheroes XXXL. It will be hosted by Hollaphonic’s Olly Wood, with support from local acts. Dhs150. 9pm-3am. Ongoing. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (055 829 63480).
Friday 31 Bid farewell to frizz BdB BloDryBar’s July promotion offers smooth, frizz-free hair with radiant shine. This month, book a Brazilian Blowout and get a 30 percent discount, or book an Essential detoxifying treatment and receive a 20 percent discount. Prices vary. Until July 31. First floor, Apex Atrium Building, Motor City, www.blodrybar.com (04 447 3826).
Friday 31 Mixed music night Plus Minus Sessions is back for a new season and is kicking off with international artists Einmusik and Edu Imbernon. Expect everything from trance, techno, house and electronic music. Free before 9pm, Dhs100 before 10pm, Dhs120 before 11pm, Dhs150 after 11pm. 5pm-3am. Ongoing. Level 41, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (050 359 9798).
Friday 31 Brunch begins at The Act Dubai Launching today is the first brunch by Peruvian dinner and cabaret club The Act Dubai. Expect Peruvian food, live singers and DJs. Dhs450 (women), Dhs550 (men), Dhs350 (post-brunch drinks package). The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).
Saturday 1 Play a summer golf tournament Golfers can participate in the Summer Eclectic tournament. This multi-round event takes a player’s best 18-hole score, with participants allowed to play a maximum of 20 rounds. Dhs60 to enter. Daily 6.30am-5pm. Until September 30. www.arabianranchesgolfdubai.com (04 366 4700).
Saturday 1 Join a book club Join this sociable book club and discover new writers and friends. This month’s book is In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner. To join in, RSVP online, read the book and turn up. Free. 7pm-9.15pm. BookMunch Café & Bookshop, Al Wasl Road, www.meetup.com/bibliophiles-dubai-book-club (04 388 4006).
Saturday 1 Grape and cheese at The Rib Room Grape and cheese pairing, with three glasses of grape per person. Dhs225 per person. Sat 5pm-7pm. Until August 29. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Saturday 1 Saturday roast at Gaucho Choose between rib eye steak, sliced at the table, or a chimichurri infused roast chicken. Dhs185 per person. Sat noon-7pm. Ongoing. DIFC (04 422 7898).
Sunday 2 Mosque visits resume Tour Jumeirah Mosque with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. Dhs10 per person, free (children under 12). Sat-Thu 9.45am. Ongoing. Jumeirah Mosque, Jumeirah, www.cultures.ae (04 353 6666).
Sunday 2 Insanity workout Burn calories in Fit Lab’s intense workout. The session lasts only 30 minutes but promises to boost your heart rate and metabolism. Dhs40 members, Dhs50 non-members. Sun 7pm, Mon 8.45am, Tue 7.05pm (50 mins), Thu 10am. Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9850).
Sunday 2 Half price meal deal Spend a minimum of Dhs100 from the Manhattan Grill à la carte menu and get 50 percent off your next bill. Sun-Wed 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm; Thu 12.30pm-3pm, 7pm-midnight; Fri 7pm-midnight. Until September 30. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2223).
Monday 3 Grab a Summer Pass Head to The Dubai Mall to pick up the new Dubai Summer Pass. For Dhs250, you’ll get a host of tickets and access to attractions including KidZania, Reel Cinemas, Sega Republic, the Dubai Aquarium and many more. See website for details. Until September 5. The Dubai Mall, www.dubaisummerpass.com.
Monday 3 Buy boho-glam furniture The One’s new Bohemian Glam range is now on sale, featuring sofas, tables and more in shades of coral, pink and gold. Ongoing. The One, various locations including Jumeirah Beach Road (600 541 007).
Monday 3 Sushi special for Dhs99 Choose any three sets of sushi rolls from the Trader Vic’s menu for Dhs99. Dhs99. Mon 4pm-2am. Ongoing. Al Fattan Tower, The Walk, JBR (04 399 8993).
Monday 3 Go mad at Fibber’s Enjoy an all-inclusive food and drinks deal at Fibber Magee’s for Dhs190 during ‘Monday Madness’. Dhs190. 8pm-11.20pm. Ongoing. Fibber Magee’s, Saeed Tower One, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 3322 4000).
Tuesday 4 Lunchtime golf Head to The Track between noon and 4pm during the week and enjoy unlimited golf balls on the driving range, a sandwich and a beverage. Dhs50. Sun-Thu 10am-4pm. Ongoing. The Track, Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba, www.meydangolf.com (04 381 3733).
Tuesday 4 Get networking Come armed with business cards and be ready to mingle. The event will start with some brief networking time, followed by a guest speaker and Q&A session. RSVP Online. Free. 7.15pm. The Med, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, www.meetup.com/network-club (no number).
Tuesday 4 STAY’s summer tastes Try dishes from the seasonal à la carte menu at STAY by Yannick Alléno. Or opt for the five-course ‘Bourgeois’ tasting menu of signature dishes. Dhs490 (five courses). Tue-Sun 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).