Try ice skating: Escape the escalating outdoor temperatures with a cooling session at this huge indoor rink. Dhs50 per session. Open 10am-midnight. The Dubai Mall (04 437 3111).
Join a local football league: E-Sports’ indoor league is perfect for the summer months. Sign up now and they’ll find you a team. Dhs350. 8pm-10pm. Wellington International School, Sheikh Zayed Road, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 174 2680).
Drink on the cheap: Enjoy all selected drinks for Dhs1 when you buy a two-course meal at Glasshouse. Prices vary. 7pm. Hilton Dubai Creek, Deira (04 212 7551).
Turkish treats: Two chefs from Istanbul’s award-winning Tike Mediterranean Grill & Bar, visit Dubai to whip up a feast of Turkish delights. Prices vary. 12.30pm-3.30pm. 7pm-11.30pm. The Market Cafe, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222)
Sing about your favourite things at The Sound of Music: You won’t be able to stop yourselves from singing along with the Von Trapp Family Singers. Yes, the dunes are alive with the sound of music (well, the stage at the First Group Theatre at the Madinat). Top Broadway performers will tread the boards with the six Von Trapp kids for a musical extravaganza the whole family will enjoy. A romping good performance is guaranteed, so book your tickets now. Dhs170. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; matinees Fri-Sat 2.30pm. Until April 23. First Group Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah, www.soundofmusicdubai.com; www.timeouttickets.com