Clear out your closet: Dig out your designer bags, sunglasses and jewellery for a mid-2012 charity sale at Dubai Ladies’ Club. Proceeds will be used to improve access to education in developing countries. Ongoing Dubai Ladies’ Club, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 349 9922).
Indian nights at Gharana: Feast on a tasty set menu at this Barsha venue. You’ll receive a Dhs100 voucher (valid for two months) to spend on your next visit when you book a group of 10 people, or a Dhs200 voucher when you book a group of 20 people. Dhs99. Sun-Thu sunset-11.30pm. Until end of Ramadan. Holiday Inn Al Barsha, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 323 4333).
Enter your artwork to win an award: Artists who have never had a solo exhibition can submit their fine art, photography or multimedia pieces for a chance to win the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Awards. The contest is open to all UAE residents aged 18 to 30, and the deadline for submissions is November 30 2011. www.youngartistaward.ae.
See Adam Sandler in Click: Lounge in the pool and watch the US comic as he uses a magic remote control to skip through life’s worst moments. Entry fee includes snacks and drinks. Dhs99 per person. From 8.30pm. Cabana, The Address Dubai Mall (04 438 8999).
Great days out at Fun City: Take the little monsters for a session at this multi-faceted edutainment centre at Lamcy Plaza, which features water and sand play, a jungle gym, soft play, a mini supermarket, library and free kids’ cooking classes every hour. For one payment at the door and no additional costs, it’s great value for parents who want to keep their children entertained all day, and there’s a sanity-saving café so you can relax too. Suitable for kids aged two to 10. Unlimited play Dhs25 (weekdays before noon); Dhs40 (weekdays after noon). Open daily 10am-10pm. Ongoing. Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha, www.funcity.ae (04 335 2700).