The Arabic Language Centre is offering a discounted adult beginners’ course throughout the month of Ramadan. Dhs1,700. Classes 9.30am-11.30am, noon-2pm or 4pm-6pm. Until August 14. Arabic Language Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.arabiclanguagecentre.com (04 331 5600).
Head to Blue Orange’s lobster night: Enjoy fresh seafood and live cooking once the day is done. Dhs250. Daily 6pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi (04 511 7136).
Go mad for mangos: Try a three-course menu of mango-inspired dishes at Shiba. The deal includes a mango mocktail. Dhs160. Sunset-11.30pm. Until August 31. The Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).
Explore henna art at Hamleys: If your brood are allowed to stay up late during the Holy Month, take them to Hamleys at Mirdif City Centre or The Dubai Mall for a session of arts and crafts and henna art. The free classes run from 7pm until 11pm and kids of all ages are welcome to join in the fun. Free. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until August 18. Hamleys, The Dubai Mall (04 339 8889) and Mirdif City Centre (04 284 3336).