Head to a new ladies’ night at Zinc: House producer Hausjacker flies in to fill the floor at Zinc. Expect free bubbly before 1am and a VIP table for groups with five ladies. Dhs75; free for ladies and Face card holders. 9pm-3am. Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 151 5609).
Go pearl diving: Sign up to Jumeirah’s authentic pearl-diving experience, where you’ll be taught how to dive for pearls from a traditional dhow. There’s a buffet lunch served afterwards. Dhs700; Dhs500 for children under 12 (can participate in all activities except the dive). 9am-3pm. Meet at Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8828).
Learn about food and farming in the UAE: Shelter Dubai hosts a panel discussion on food and farming in the emirates, with input from Baker and Spice and NKD Pizza. Free. From 7pm. Warehouse 30, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 380 9040).
Chow down on sustainable Asian seafood: Japanese restaurant Creekside is putting on an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet featuring freshly caught fish and home-made sushi. Dhs168 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (selected beverages). 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Deira (04 207 1717).