Attend a fashion event: Eight-day fashion and beauty event Harper’s Bazaar World of Fashion features runway shows, Diane Von Furstenberg’s travelling Journey of a Dress exhibition and a special appearance by Arab superstar Najwa Karam. Free. Until October 30. Mall of the Emirates, www.malloftheemirates.com.
It’s chocolate week at Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates. From today, try a chocolate-themed afternoon tea at Sanctuary in the hotel. Dhs99 per person. Daily 2pm-6pm. Until November 1. Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2353).
Join a Zumbathon:
Organised to raise money for Breast Cancer Arabia, this event is open to women and children. It involves three hours of non-stop Zumba for adults and one hour for kids. The event is free, but donations are welcomed. Free. 6pm-10pm. Until October 26. Fitness First, The Meadows (800 348 6377).
Ladies’ night out: Dance to house music with free drinks and canapes for ladies. Free. 8pm-1am. Story Rooftop Lounge, Dubai Internet City (04 365 9911).
Hello Kitty at Build-A-Bear: Build-A-Bear Workshop is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Hello Kitty this October by allowing kids big and small to make their very own Hello Kitty in store. From Dhs100. Until October 31. Various locations including The Dubai Mall, www.buildabear.ae (04 325 3114).