Give away your handbag and have a half-price massage
Time Out Dubai staff
Give away your handbag! The ‘Donate Your Bag Charity Campaign’, invites ladies to donate their (gently) used designer bags, which will be sold in a special charity sale. All donations and funds raised will be dedicated to Dubai Cares. To find out more, call the number below. Dubai Ladies Club, Beach Road, email@example.com (04 349 9922).
Have a half-price massage:
Get 50 per cent off a number of luxurious spa journeys at the InterContinental Festival City, including the French Polynesia, which involves a body buff and a Tahitian body glaze massage. Prices vary. Until August 31. InterContinental Festival City (04 701 1257).
Hang out at Double Decker:
This Brit pub has one of the earliest Ramadan happy hours where you’ll get 20 per cent off selected drinks. Prices vary. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 321 1111).
A conversation with Sultan Al Qassemi: Head down to Jumeirah tonight to hear local art collector and social commentator Sultan Al Qassemi discuss a range of cultural topics. It’s sure to be enlightening. Free entry for both men and women. 9.30pm-11pm. Funoon, Dubai Ladies Club, Beach Road (04 349 9922).
Pony up to the polo club for a guided tour: Get a guided tour around the stables at the Arabian Ranches Polo Club. Meet all the long-faced residents; learn about their training and tips on how to care for them. Make sure you bring a pocket full of Polomints or sugar lumps for extra brownie points. After the two-hour tour, take a break and put your feet up as you eat a delicious breakfast at Epona Café. Dhs195 (for adults) Dhs100 (for kids aged 4-12), 8am-10am, Sat-Thu. Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, www.dubaipoloclub.com (04 361 8111).