Friday, August 16
Head to Freedom Rocks: See a line-up of local rock talent at this event which celebrates Pakistani and Indian Independence Day.
Free before 9pm. Dhs60. 8pm-late. Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).
Help yourself to Swiss chocolate: The Market Café’s chocolate buffet takes place today during the regular Friday brunch, with chocolate from Felchlin Switzerland.
Dhs219 per person (soft drinks). Dhs99 children aged six to 12. Free for children under six. 12.30pm-4pm. Grand Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Show off your skills or watch others at Rage Hot Tricks: Beginners, seniors and advanced riders have the chance to showcase their skills and battle it out for prizes such as BMX vouchers, custom skateboards and more.
Dhs35. Noon-8pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre (052 296 6527).
De-stress with yogic techniques: Ditch the stress and start enjoying yourself. This session combines yogic pranayama and meditation to help attendees manage the demands of a busy life and improve their relationships.
Free. From 5pm. Single Business Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.meetup.com/art-of-living-making-life-a-celebration (no number).
See Angel at N’Dulge: The up-and-coming UK urban star will be performing in a one-off performance at Atlantis.
Dhs100. Ladies free before 11pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah. (04 426 0561).