Go dragon boating: Join Dubai Flying Dragons for their training sessions every Monday and Wednesday at Barasti Beach. A newbie session with a specialised coach takes place on Saturdays at 4pm to take beginners through the basics.
Prices vary. Mon and Wed 5.55am, Sat 4.30pm. Ongoing. Various locations across Dubai, www.dubaidragonboat.com.
Monday lobster night at The Wharf: Try North Atlantic Canadian Hum lobster (500g-600g) cooked in three different ways: grilled, thermidor, and steamed, served with mash and salad.
Dhs450. Sunset-11.30pm. Ongoing Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).
End your day with a good ribbing: One of the many reasons we love Mexican venue Loca: ribs and a pint night every Monday evening.
Dhs65. From 8pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa, Jumeirah (04 346 1111).
Watch Man Utd take on Tottenham: Man U fans should head to Harvesters to cheer their team among fellow supporters, while Spurs fans should make for the Dhow & Anchor.
Free. Kick off 11pm. Harvesters, Crowne Plaza Dubai (04 331 1111); Dhow & Anchor, Jumeirah Beach Hotel (04 406 8999).
Learn and play at Little Explorers: Aimed at kids aged two to seven, Little Explorers edutainment centre in Mirdif is hosting a series of ‘Moon and Stars’ workshops during Ramadan, where little ones can learn more about the importance of the Holy Month in a fun and friendly environment. They’ll also be able to make their own moon and star decorations to take home.
Dhs130 (kids’ all day access pass); Dhs90 (workshops); free for adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Open Sat-Wed 10am-10pm; Thu-Fri 10am-midnight. Until August 29. Little Explorers, Mirdif City Centre, www.littlexplorersme.com (800 386).