Party on down at Maifest: Head to the summer celebration of traditional German food, hops and live music. Dining is à la carte, except for brunch on Saturday and tonight’s opening night buffet. Wed buffet: Dhs150 (food only). Sat brunch: Dhs180 (food only). Dhs240 (house beverages). Wed-Sat 7pm-1am. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2222).
It’s Women’s Day at Oasis Centre: Ladies, head to Oasis Centre every Wednesday to take advantage of special discounts and offers at stores including Babyshop, New Look, Home Centre, Steve Madden, Beauty Bay and lots more. Wednesdays. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.oasiscentremall.com (04 515 4000).
Take away a picnic: Head to the beachside Eat Greek restaurant and pick up a takeaway picnic basket for one diner. It includes three skewers, chips, tzatziki, eggplant salad, pitta bread, orange pie, plus cutlery, napkins, wet wipes and toothpicks. Dhs90 per person. Daily noon-midnight. Ongoing. The Beach, JBR (04 430 5249).
Roll back the years: Enjoy a night of old skool versus new skool with DJ Benyamin and DJ Sam B at Retro Experience. Free. 5pm-3am. Ongoing. 360°, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim (055 500 8518).
Play golf for autism: Golfer Ernie Els’ Els for Autism Dubai Challenge Championship and dinner with auctions will raise funds for Els Foundation Florida and local charity Dubai Autism Centre. To book, email Dwayne at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dhs325 dinner with house beverages, Dhs200 dinner with soft drinks. 7pm-midnight. The Els Club, Dubai Sports City (050 348 5539).