Fundraiser for UAE rugby player Jon Beeton: The rugby community comes together for a fundraising match for Jon Beeton, the UAE rugby player who is lying in a coma, brain dead, at Rashid Hospital after a boating accident. The event will include a brunch and rugby game, where 50 players will donate Dhs1,000. From 3pm. The Sevens Stadium (056 139 0157, 050 550 6197)
Learn to take awesome pictures: Want to learn to take your camera off Auto mode? Join photographer Tiffany Schultz on this four-week digital photo course, which runs for four hours every Friday. Dhs1,200 for four weeks. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.timeouttickets.com
Mischief at the ‘trick or treat’ brunch: Just for the fun of it, Warehouse is holding a summer Halloween-themed brunch. Expect fancy dress, silly props and rambunctiousness. Dhs299 (includes selected house beverages). Noon-4pm. Warehouse, Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2560).
Woodstock tribute night: Head to The Music Room for an evening of tunes from five local bands, who pay homage to the history-shaping festival of August 1969. Dhs50. Open 6pm ’til late. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (056 799 6335).
Dance to Cooly G at Trilogy: The fairer sex are dominating the decks this weekend, with this particular London-born lady stepping into the booth at the Madinat. Dhs130; Dhs100 before midnight, free for ladies and Face card holders before 11pm. Open 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 725 8277).