Things to do on May 9:
Cinco de Mayo party at IZEL: The Latin venue will be serving a set menu and à la carte dinner options with live music in celebration of this Mexican festival.
Dhs380 per person (three courses and two beverages). 6.30pm-3am. Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 444 7444).
Get free nutrition advice: Book a homeopathy consultation and get a free live blood analysis and nutrition consultation, complete with a meal plan. Your homeopathy consultation will explore alternative medication from natural sources.
Dhs799. Until May 14. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Zabeel 1, Oud Metha, www.dubaihtc.com (04 335 1200).
Go to a weightlifting seminar: Reebok has teamed up with weighlifting champion Dmitry Klokov to host a series of four, one-day seminars where the champion lifter will be focusing on the snatch and clean and jerk movements of weightlifting.
Dhs1,285. Fri May 9-Sat May 17, 8am-5pm. Various locations, www.klokov.ae (no number).
Shake it at Sandance: Top billing goes to iconic ’80s dance-pop duo Pet Shop Boys and Brit big beat pioneer Fatboy Slim. At sunset it’s Arrested Development – always fantastic live – with painfully chirpy indie boys Scouting for Girls after dark.
Dhs300-450. 3pm-3am. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah www.timeouttickets.com
Mosh to Pinoy rock: Don the air guitar and head to the Pinoy Rock Festival with Slapshock, Barbie Almalbis, Siakol The Youth and locals Tsinelaz.
Dhs125-200. 5pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha www.timeouttickets.com