Chinese New Year at Long Yin or ladies' golf night
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on February 18:
It’s Chinese New Year at Long Yin: The restaurant celebrates The Year of the Goat with a set menu of auspicious dishes. Guests are also promised a lucky surprise. Dhs260 per person. 12.30pm-5pm, 6pm-11pm. Long Yin, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).
Head to a group art show: View the works of Aroosha Khalil, Rahim Baloch, Romessa Khan and Ussama Bin Naveed in ‘Metamorphosis of Time’. Free. 11am-7pm. Until February 28. Mussawir Art Gallery, Al Quoz (04 388 1663).
Learn about Chinese culture: As part of Chinese New Year celebrations, discover the language and legends of the country and enjoy authentic food. Register online to attend. Free. 6.30pm-8pm. Eton Institute, Dubai Knowledge Village, www.etoninstitute.com (800 3866).
Ladies, have a golf night: Women can give the game a go at these hour-long evening classes. Equipment is provided and all levels are welcome. Call in advance to book. Dhs1,200 per person (maximum group of six). Mon and Wed 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 205 4666).
Listen to a live Cuban band: Enjoy live Cuban music styles played by Esencia Cubana. The Latin duo is made up of pianist Yasiel Diaz and percussionist Indira Hernandez. Don’t miss popular renditions of Salsa, Bolero, Cha Cha and Mambo classics. Free. 9.30pm-1.30am. Ongoing. Trader Vic’s, Al Fattan Tower, JBR (04 386 5646).