Ponder new furnishings: Time for an upgrade on that sofa? Peruse furniture from luxury Italian brand Bonaldo, which is now stocked at the high-end interiors store. Ongoing. Various locations including Sheikh Zayed Road (04 330 6466).
Eat moon cakes: Celebrate the mid-autumn moon festival at Long Yin with these traditional cakes flavoured with lotus seed paste. Dhs190 (box of four). Daily 12.30pm-2.45pm, 7pm-11pm. Le Méridien Dubai, Airport Road, Garhoud (04 217 0000).
Listen to live music: Described as an ‘indie indoor picnic’, new event ‘Beat the Heat, Cheat the Week’ will see performances by local independent musicians. Free. 7pm-11pm. Tr!beca Kitchen + Bar, JA Ocean View Hotel, The Walk, JBR (050 345 6067).
Attend a poetry slam: Bards, sign up to perform your original short pieces. Audiences will also be entertained by hip-hop poet Irshad Azeez. Dhs20. Free for performers. 7pm. Impact Hub Dubai, Saaha Offices Block B, Downtown Dubai, www.impacthub.ae (04 375 4444).
E-Sports Football Club: Programmes including Early Touches for three- to six-year-olds, Skills in Schools for four- to 11-year-olds, Development and Elite squads for six- to 16-year-olds and more. Prices, times and dates vary. Ongoing. Various locations including Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, www.esportsuae.com (04 369 7817).