5 things to do today in Dubai

Iftar, Argentine-style, at Gaucho or watch a brand new billiards contest

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on July 10:

Iftar, Argentine-style, at Gaucho: The set menu includes soup, ceviche, beef chorizo sausage, grilled prawns, duck empanadas, and more, all served at the table.
Dhs295 per person. Daily from sunset. DIFC (04 422 7898).

Watch a new Kevin Costner movie: The Dances with Wolves actor plays Sonny Weaver, the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, who must decide what he’s willing to sacrifice to build his team after the NFL Draft dawns and he acquires the number one pick.
Out now in cinemas across Dubai.

Watch a brand new billiards contest: See some of the region’s top billiards professionals (plus a smattering of amateurs) play in the first ever UAE 9 Ball Arab Open Championship, taking place this week in Dubai.
Free. Until July 19. Flamingo Billiards, Oud Metha, www.pro9.ae (04 254 5577).

Sign up for free Arabic classes: This course is a head start for anyone interested in learning Arabic. Spaces are limited, so be sure to book in advance.
Free. Sun,Tue,Thu 3.30pm-5pm. Until July 24. Eton Institute Eton Institute Dubai, Block 3, Knowledge Village, Al Sufouh, www.etoninstitute.com (800 3866).

Ramadan treats at Häagen-Dazs: Specials for the season include a chocolate fondue with Arabic sweets, brownies, fresh and dried fruits, and 16 mini scoops of ice-cream.
Dhs72 (‘Arabic journey’). Dhs125 (‘Ramadan fondue’). Daily 7pm-3am. Until August 2. Locations citywide.

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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