Events around town this week

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Our picks of the week

1 Buy art and support the Noor Dubai Foundation
See Wed 23.

2 Easter fun for you and your dog at Shampooch
See Sat 26

3 See how crowd investing can help fund your business
See Wed 23.

4 Discuss and discover modern Islam
See Wed 23.

5 Celebrate St George’s Day with a dinner and dance
See Fri 25.

Wednesday 23

Islam in Modern UAE
Attend an open discussion with Dr Mohammed Al Kobaisi, who will be examining Islam in modern Dubai. Register online to attend.
Free. 7pm. World Trade Club, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.meetup.com/culturesintheuae (050 260 3889).

Introduction to crowd investing
Learn how crowd investing can help your business. The event will be attended by Chris Thomas, CEO of www.eureeca.com. Register online to attend.
Free. 6pm-8pm. The Cribb, Al Quoz, www.meetup.com/atthecribb (04 319 7645).

Dubai Business Breakfast
Join this group for a morning business networking session.
Free. 7.15am-8.45am. Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City, www.meetup.com/dubai-business-breakfast (no number).

Art4Sight Charity exhibition and auction
Buy beautiful art and help others to have the gift of vision at this showcase. The event is curated by Christie’s and proceeds support Noor Dubai Foundation.
Free to attend. Wednesday 23, 7pm, Thursday April 24, 5.30pm. Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.noordubai.ae (04 349 9922).

Thursday 24

Business after hours networking evening
A networking night for professionals of all industries. Companies can also hire a booth to showcase their products. Register attendance online. Free to attend, Dhs500 for exhibition booths. Fees must be paid at least 48 hours in advance.
7.30pm-11.45pm. Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Residences, The Walk, JBR, www.meetup.com/gcc-business-council (04 319 7822).

The law of karma seminar with grand masters Sumant and Sumeet Kaul
Discover what karma is, its effect on your life and how you can create positive changes.
Dhs1,499. 4pm-7pm. Ramada Chelsea Hotel, Al Barsha, www.meetup.com/thetahealinguae (055 268 7878).

Friday 25

The Dubai St George’s Society Annual Ball
Celebrate St George’s Day with a marching band and gala dinner. Email to book your seat in advance Dhs600 per person.
7pm-2am. Grand Hyatt Hotel, Oud Metha, dsgs_events@yahoo.com www.dsgs.org (no number).

Saturday 26

Easter egg hunt
Treat your dog to Easter baskets, professional photoshoots and treats galore. Dogs must be fully vaccinated. Book in advance to confirm your attendance.
Dhs35 per dog (two adults and a child). 11am-1pm small dogs, 1.30pm-3.30pm large dogs, 4pm-6pm small dogs. Shampooch UAE, Al Quoz, www.shampooch.ae (04 340 0507).

Sunday 27

Transformations Institute introductory Workshop – career opportunities in therapy
Consider a career in therapy and counselling. Go and find out exactly what it all entails at this workshop.
Free. 6.30pm-9pm. Near Safa Park. Full location provided on receipt of confirmation, www.meetup.com/dubai-personal-devlopment (04 344 0115).

Monday 28

Illuminations healing happy hour
Meet professionals who are dedicated to helping you improve your spiritual well-being at this event.
Free. 4pm-6pm. Illuminations Well-Being Center, 409, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.illuminationsworld.com (04 448 7043).

Tuesday 29

Emirates Photo Club
Photographers can get meet and critique each other’s work. Register in advance.
Dhs20. 7pm-9pm. Studio Attitude, Al Quoz, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).

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