Yoga workshop with Dharna: Today is the final day of this two-day workshop led by Dharna Ashar. Pre-register to attend. Dhs1,250. 9am-5pm January 23 and 24. Courtyard Hotel, Dubai Investment Park (050 556 6740).
It’s fun times at Hamleys: The colourful parade takes place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday on the second floor of the mall at regular intervals throughout the day. Until January 31. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaimall.com (04 339 8889).
Check out Aussiefest: Special guest band Sway will perform on Barasti’s middle deck and patrons can enjoy a selection of traditional Australian food and drink. Free. 11am-9pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 318 1313).
Make an app at the Sketch workshop: Learn the techniques for building an attractive and functional app for iOS 8 at the Sketch 3 workshop. Register and purchase tickets online. Dhs735. 1pm-7pm. The Cribb, Football Center, Al Manara Street, Al Quoz, www.designcode.io/workshop (04 319 7645).
Have an Aussie barbecue: Celebrate Australia Day at Jones the Grocer with grilled rib-eye steak and much more. Dhs130 per person (food only). 3pm-6pm. Al Manara, Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Times Square Center (04 346 6886).