Sunny summer sales: The seasonal sales are in full swing, meaning plenty of bargains for savvy shoppers. We’re making a beeline for Grand Optics, which is offering discounts of up to 75 per cent on a range of brands – hello new Ray-Bans! Until September 10. Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0056).
Discount dinner at Thyme: The higher the temperature, the bigger the discount at Thyme’s evening buffets: the temperature outside will be deducted from the final bill as a percentage. Oasis Beach Tower, JBR, www.oasisbeachtower.com (04 315 4200).
Play ladies’ basketball: This social league starts today, and lady ballers of all standards are most welcome to join. The season continues until August 8. Dhs50 per session; Dhs360 for 10 sessions. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Dubai International Academy, www.duplays.com.
Fool around at Fun City: Book the little monkeys in for some serious fun and games. Fun City at Oasis Centre has everything you need to keep the tykes amused for hours, while you go and enjoy a relaxing shop and coffee. With two separate areas, one for children aged one to seven, and another for kids aged up to 14, you can also be assured that the play won’t get too rough or tumble.
Dhs20-25 per hour (Sun-Wed); Dhs25-30 (Thu-Sat). Open Sun-Thu 10am-10pm; Fri-Sat 10am-midnight. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.funcity.ae (04 339 7782).