Try an iftar buffet at Crescendo or join Smile on the Face iftar distribution
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on July 25:
Try an iftar buffet at Crescendo: This relaxed event at Crescendo includes Arabic and international dishes, served beside the hotel’s infinity pool. Dhs185 per person. Sunset-10pm. Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa, Palm Jumeirah (04 567 8304).
Chinese Speakers Corner: Brush up on your Chinese by having coffee with native speakers. All levels welcome. RSVP online before attending. Free. 2pm. Caffè Nero, Dubai Marina Mall, www.meetup.com/dubai-china-night (050 878 8266).
Smile on the Face iftar distribution: Volunteer to help distribute meal boxes and toiletries to blue collar workers. To lend a hand, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. 3pm. Khansab, Sharjah. www.facebook.com/smileontheface
Buy last-minute Eid gifts: Make your way to the Ramadan Night Market for traditional food and garments, fashion, electronics, beauty, jewellery, home appliances and souvenirs. There’s even a kids’ play area. Until July 27. 8pm-2am. Za’abeel Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.ramadannightmarket.com (04 388 5191).
Last chance to ‘rule the roast’: The roast dinner special at Tom & Serg’ finishes this week. Flock down to try 150-day Angus rib eye beef, corn-fed organic chicken or Western Australian lamb leg with a selection of trimmings. From Dhs80. Dhs290 (for four). Daily 7pm-11.30pm. Until the end of Ramadan. Al Joud Center, near Ace Hardware, Al Quoz (04 338 8934).