10 community events this week

K9 quiz night, business breakfast networking, public speaking tips and more

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Our picks of the week

1 Join the singer-songwriters group for jam sessions
See Thu 11.

2 Attend a business networking event
See Wed 10.

3 Learn Arabic for free
See Wed 10.

4 Take part in the K9 Friends Quiz Night
See Wed 10.

5 Address your public speaking fears
See Fri 12.

Wednesday 10

K9 Quiz Night
Get your smartest mates together for this charitable quiz. The event aims to support K9 Friends animal organisation. To take part email quarterlyquiz@itp.com.
Free. 7.30pm. McGettigan’s, Cluster J , Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.k9friends.com (04 887 8739).

Dubai Business Breakfast: evening networking
Meet like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs for a coffee and a chance to discuss big ideas. The session will be attended by Paul James, a trainer in leadership and sales, who will be giving a presentation on how your choice of words influences others.
RSVP online to attend. Free. 7.15pm-9.45pm. Library Lounge, Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City, www.meetup.com/dubai-business-breakfast (no number).

Emirates Photography Club
Get the best out of your camera and attend a feedback session with a group of serious photographers. Bring one of your best shots for advice on how to improve.
RSVP online to attend. Free. 6.30pm. Creative Centre Studio, 4th Street, Al Quoz 4, www.meetup.com/emiratesphotoclub (no number).

Free Arabic language course
Sign up for this programme, designed for beginners and intermediate Arabic learners. Each weekly class is one-and-a-half hours long. Enrol online.
Free. Wed 8.30pm-10pm. Until November 12. Park Central Café, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.facebook.com/languageexchangedubairoup (no number).

Thursday 11

Singer-songwriters meet up
Singers and songwriters can get together for a jam session. Just bring your instrument and your voice.
RSVP online to attend. Full address details disclosed on registration. Free. 7pm-11pm. Deira, www.meetup.com/singer-songwriters-club (no number).

Friday 12

Dubai Public Speaking Club
Learn how to deliver speeches and presentations, and meet experts who can help you speak with confidence.
RSVP online to attend. Free. 7pm. Caribou Coffee, Deira City Centre, www.meetup.com/dubai-public-speaking-club (no number).

Saturday 13

Al Nahda Toastmasters’ Meeting
Join this club to develop your communication and leadership skills.
6.45pm. UAE Exchange headquarters, Al Qusais, www.meetup.com/alnahda-toastmasters-club (no number).

Sunday 14

Learn how to make a trapeze dress at reMade DXB
Get crafty and creative and discover how to make a stylish trapeze dress from scratch.
Dhs600, including materials. Sun, Mon and Tue 9.30am-1pm. reMade DXB, Street 8, Al Quoz, www.remadedxb.com (055 615 5711).

Become a coach
Learn how to become a life coach at this introductory seminar. You could find a new profession, and help others discover their true passion and purpose.
Free. 6.30pm. Full location disclosed upon registration, www.meetup.com/coaching-in-dubai (no number).

Monday 15

Celebrate The Cribb’s first anniversary
Community centre and business hub The Cribb is celebrating its first year in operation. Come and enjoy an evening of games and networking.
Register online to attend. Free. 6pm. The Cribb, Football Centre Building, Al Quoz, www.atthecribb (04 319 7645).

Tuesday 16

GCC Speed Networking
Attend this event to discuss how to become a more effective networker. The event is open to all levels and industries.
RSVP online to attend. Dhs100 for non members, Dhs30 for members and their first-time guests. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Capital Club, DIFC, www.meetup.com/gcc-business-council-dubai (no number).

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