Try a cultural iftar at the SMCCU or get fit at Fitness First, Al Barsha
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on July 11:
A cultural iftar at the SMCCU: Iftar at the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding includes a discussion, walking tour and Emirati cooking. Dhs135, free for under 12s. Daily from 6pm (or approximately 15 minutes before sunset). Al Fahidi District, Bur Dubai (04 353 6666).
Buy handmade items at Arte Market:
Head to Times Square Center today to browse hand-made products from local artisans, including aromatherapy oils, unique toys and even fridge magnets from animal charities. Free. Noon-7pm. Until July 11. Times Square Center, www.arte.ae (no number).
Attend a fund-raising iftar for PCRF:
Break your fast with the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund this Friday and help raise money to support the medical needs of Arab children throughout the Middle East. Email UAE-Admin@pcrf.net for tickets. Dhs300 per person. 6.30pm. Dubai Emirates Ballroom, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.pcrf.net (050 559 5804).
Get fit at Fitness First, Al Barsha: Check out the new gym branch of Fitness First. The Al Barsha location offers new members who sign up during Ramadan a chance to take part in a competition to win a year’s free membership. Dhs450 per month. Sat-Thu 6am-11pm, Fri 7am- 9pm. Rasis Business Centre, Al Barsha, www.fitnessfirstme.com (800 3486377)
Sobahn’s Asian feast on Fridays: Tuck into a buffet selection of Asian cuisines, including Korean and Japanese dishes. Dhs99 (food only). 6pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Matloob Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 380 7888).