Hit the park quick! Dubai Creek Park offers everything from bike hire to botanical gardens and dolphin shows. Take a picnic and make a day of it. Admission Dhs5. Between Maktoum and Garhoud bridges, Umm Hurair (04 336 7633).
Try a zumba workout: Core Studio specialises in these Latin-American exercise/dance sessions, enabling you to shed the kilos and have fun too. Dhs50 per class. 6am-10pm. Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Marina, www.corestudiome.com (04 422 5338).
Barbecue and buckets at JBR: Relax by the beach and watch the sunset while enjoying barbecue food at the Hilton JBR. With every barbecue main, buy a bucket of hop-based beverages for an extra Dhs125. Prices vary. Noon-10pm. Wavebreaker, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR (04 399 1111).
See Joe Cocker live: The acclaimed English rock and blues musician plays live tonight. We’re hoping to hear his fantastic rendition of The Beatles’ ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’. Dhs300, 9pm, Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai Festival City (04 439 0900), www.timeouttickets.com
Sing and dance at Kidville: Get your kids enrolled in a series of new classes that are launching at Kidville’s Motor City branch. Sessions include the all-singing and dancing Little Maestros classes, where a five-piece live band run a lively hour-long shindig that involves puppetry, farm animal fun and lots of musical mayhem. If that doesn’t appeal, why not enrol them in a science class or a gym session? The options are endless. Prices vary. Fox Hill 9 (near Spinneys), Motor City, www.mykidville.com/motorcity (04 440 1220).