Eric Lanlard book signing at Kinokuniya Celebrity chef and dessert superstar Eric Lanlard will be signing copies of his book, Chocolat on Sunday August 25. Lanlard is regarded as one of the world’s greatest pastry masters, so pop along for advice on how to perfect your cakes. August 25, 5pm-6.30pm. Book World by Kinokuniya, Dubai Mall. (04 434 0111) www.thedubaimall.com
Win Dhs50,000 worth of school fees Shop at selected stores in Mirdif and Deira City centres and save money on school supplies and win up to Dhs50,000 towards the cost of your child’s education. August 15-September 15. Deira and Mirdif City Centre (800 6422) www.mirdifcitycentre.com
Free cinema tickets at Ibn Battuta Mall If there’s two things we love at Time Out it is gadgets and movies. We’re going to combine the two by picking up free passes for Grand Cinemas when we spend Dhs250 at Jacky’s Electronics. Ongoing. Jacky’s Electronics, Ibn Battuta Mall. (04 362 1900) www.ibnbattutamall.com
Dora the Explorer at Festival City Mall Dora, Boots The Monkey, Swiper and the rest of the gang take to the stage for the last time at this Creek-side mall. Today, 5pm, 7pm and 8.30pm. Dubai Festival City Mall. (04 425 4900) www.festivalcentre.com
Get free stuff at Virgin Megastore If you can’t think of a gift idea then the Redbox section of Virgin Megastores outlets in Dubai is usually a great place to explore. Home to butterfly headphones and novelty screen wipes and many things in between, it is a hub of delightful giftware and selected items including bags, T-shirts, stationary and much more on a buy-one-get-one free deal. One for yourself and one for a workmate! Until September 7. Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates. (04 341 4353) www.virginmegastore.com
Make savings on Ladies fashion at Wafi Wafi Mall is re-emerging as a hub of fashion-focussed shopping and Accent is offering up to 75 percent off various brands from the UK, Spain, France and across the Middle East. Ongoing. Accent, Wafi Mall. (04 324 0298) www.wafi.com
Weekend Market at Dubai Outlet Mall Dubai’s out-of-town emporium of all things discounted has added a new dimension with a market on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Pick up handicrafts, hand-made jewellery, original art, perfume and much more. Thursday-Friday 10am-midnight, Saturday 10am-10pm. Dubai Outlet Mall. (04 423 4666) www.dubaioutletmall.com
Win National Bonds and a BMW 520i There are some deals so startlingly good it is not unusual to see a Time Outer pinching themselves to see if it is too good to be true. Oasis Mall’s promotion can see a lucky shopper walk away with cash prizes or a new car. All you have to do is sign up for a Shukran card and go about your shopping in the mall for a chance to win. Ongoing. Oasis Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road. (04 515 4000) www.oasiscentremall.com.