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Sunday, April 15
A fashion-themed afternoon tea: Enjoy sweets themed on current fashion trends, such as the ‘macadamia nut bucket bag’.
Dhs199 (for two), Dhs399 (for two with a glass of bubbly each). 2pm-7pm. Until August 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Shoot some hoops with the girls: Ladies, listen up: try your hand at basketball. It’s a fun way to stay in shape, and beginners are welcome.
Dhs50 per session. 8pm. Until May 13. Wellington International School, Umm Suqeim, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Go for a bike ride at Mushrif Park: Soon it’ll be far too sticky for bike rides in the fresh air, so why not burn off some excess calories on an outing at Mushrif Park? This well-cared-for nature reserve and park has a 2.5km cycle track, with all sorts of interesting detours for little ones to explore and enough hills to leave you comfortably out of breath.
Dhs10 per car; Dhs3 per person. Open daily 8am-10pm. Off Airport Road, Mirdif (04 288 3624).
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Head to Anise’s farmers’ market or take the family to a music festival
See Othello: The Remix or try balance chakras
Don’t miss Mr. Scruff at Zero Gravity or dine on dim sum at The Royal Budha