TOKO Dubai’s sushi extravaganza or celebrate Jamaica Independence day
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on August 9:
TOKO Dubai’s sushi extravaganza: Tuck in to sushi and Japanese beverages. Dhs225 per person. Daily 7pm-9pm. Ongoing. Vida Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard (04 442 8383).
Attend a summer art show: Three female artists demonstrate their individual skill using the medium of paper. ‘Butterflies in my stomach,’ features Debjani Bhardwaj, Saba Masoumian and Barbara Wildenboer. Until September 1. XVA Gallery, Al Fahidi, Bur Dubai (04 353 5383).
Celebrate Jamaica Independence day: For a fun themed day, head to the dome at XL for the ultimate reggae bash featuring top DJs such as Teddy Jam, Mad Dave, Major Flow and more. Dhs125. Free entry before 7pm. 2pm-3am. XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Hotel, Dubai Marina.
Take your fitness to the extreme: Sign up for this unique group work out, which involves cycling, frisbee and ends with yoga on the beach. RSVP online to confirm attendance. Dhs30. 4.30pm. Meet at Byky station Dubai Marina Mall, www.meetup.com/xninjutsu (no number).
GYEM Social Innovation Bootcamp: Youngsters aged 15-25 can join a week of creativity and self development while discovering their inner passions and ambitions. Dhs601 for members, Dhs1,001 for non-members. Until August 14. 1pm-7pm. WATAN Training Education, Jumeirah, www.thegyem.org (050 677 6831).