38 Smiles Pet Adoption Day: This animal rescue group is holding an adoption day, so if you’re thinking of giving a home to one of the emirate’s many strays, now’s the chance. Free, charitable donations to the group are welcome. 10am-3pm. Vienna Vets, Al Thanya Street, Umm Suqeim, www.38smiles.com (04 388 3827).
Strike lucky at Warehouse: This Friday 13th-inspired brunch features unlimited grills from the barbecue as well as a selection of hops. Dhs219 per person (house beverages). Dhs299 (bubbly). 1pm-4pm. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Buy handicrafts and unique gifts: Browse hand-made products such as funky baby clothes, art and photography. Free. Noon-9pm. Until June 13. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.arte.ae (no number).
Watch an international fives final: Some of the planet’s most talented amateur five-a-side footballers play in the first ever Football Fives World Championship Finals. Free to spectate. Fri 10am-7.30pm, Sat 11am-8.30pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.f5wc.com (04 4472 394).