Give a pint of blood and save lives or visit a new bike shop
Time Out Dubai staff
Things to do on March 11:
Give a pint of blood and save lives: Help to save three lives with every pint donated. Those who wish to take part should take their Emirates ID cards or passports and present them on the day. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. 9am-1.30pm. Arjaan Rotana, Dubai Media City (no number).
See a free concert: Listen to traditional and folk songs from the four participating regional choirs representing Lebanon, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan in this year’s ChoirFest Middle East competition. Free. 12.30pm. Spanish Steps, DIFC, www.choirfestme.com (04 347 7793).
Visit a new bike shop: Liv, a dedicated women’s cycling store, opens its first branch in the Middle East at Box Park on Al Wasl Road. Check out specially designed bikes, clothes and accessories. You’ll also get the chance to meet the ‘Grandmother of Cycling’ and founder of the brand, Bonnie Tu. Free to attend. 3pm. Box Park, Al Wasl Road, www.boxpark.ae (no number).
South African grape: Today, learn all about this nation’s grape varieties in a two-hour class at Armani/Ristorante with the restaurant’s sommelier, Gabriel Bélanger. Dhs195 per person. 5pm-7pm. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3444).
Eat like Sinatra at Seafire: This new weekly event offers live music and a Sinatra-themed selection of food and beverages. Dhs400 (four courses). Dhs545 (six courses). Wed 8pm-11.30pm. Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).