5 things to do today in Dubai

Donate old computers and phones or check out street art

The Knowledge
Saturday, July 20

Donate old computers and phones: Donate shoes, clothes, books, computers, mobile phones, medicine and non-perishable foods. Until last day of Eid Al Fitr.
Dubai Outlet Mall (04 423 4666).

Check out street art: Part of the #besomebody project, the graffiti show is part of a global event, involving 30 countries. In Dubai, the artworks will be related to the themes of future and imagination.
Al Serkal Avenue, Exit 43 off Sheikh Zayed Street 8, Al Quoz 1 (04 416 1900).

Pound the streets with a new running club: Community running club Dubai Runners meets to tackle the jogging track along Russian Beach, doing one, two or three laps. For those who don’t want to go for the third lap (and take their run to 9km), exercises will be held before a group stretch and cool down.
Free. From 7.45pm. Russian Beach, next to Dubai Marine Beach Club, www.meetup.com/gardens-discovery-gardens-decc-runners (no number).

Dine on Pacific Islands-themed cuisine at Channels: Try a variety of French Polynesian specialities, including tropical paella and baked mahi-mahi served with pineapple salsa.
Dhs155 (soft drinks), Dhs215 (house beverages), Dhs225 (premium beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, Tecom (04 435 0201).

Art attack: Help your children brush up on their creative skills and channel their inner Picasso with a fun drawing and painting class at the Dubai International Art Centre.
Dhs100 per session. Running every Saturday until Aug 3. 12pm-2pm. Dubai International Art Centre. www.artdubai.com

You'll still need to fork out a lot of dirhams to catch the beauty talk

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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