Visit the mall and win cash: Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Deira City Centre are offering a total of Dhs1.5 million in prizes to shoppers over the next month. We think that’s worth getting out of bed for.
Give away your old books: Manzil Centre for Challenged Individuals is organising a book donation drive for a charity sale in September. Drop your old books off today at several locations, including DMC, International City and JBR. email@example.com, TDAllon@gmail.com.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea: Hit Al Qasr, one of the poshest joints in town, and enjoy delicate choux pastries, soft scones, sandwiches and more, plus a pot of tea andgreat views. Dhs140 per person. 3pm-6pm. Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 8888).
Toast the start of the new week: Get five drinks for Dhs100 at popular Latin nightspot Malecon. What better way to console yourself about it being Sunday again? Free entry. Open 8pm-3am. Malecon, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111). Mr Men Show at Marina Mall: Enjoy a cracking live performance with lots of your favourite characters from childhood (and we’re sure the kids will enjoy it too). Yes, the Mr Men stage show is a 25-minute performance with plenty of dancing, singing, interactive moments and a few of those ubiquitous life lessons thrown in too. We’re personally hoping our favourite characters, Mr Bump and Mr Tickle, will make an appearance. Free. See website for timings. Dubai Marina Mall, www.dubaievents.ae.