Things to do on August 2:
Join a coffee club, do some tasting: Coffee enthusiasts can join Sabado Coffee Club to try high-end varieties not available anywhere else in the UAE.
Dhs25. From noon. Spill the Bean, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 338 8559).
Check out an art exhibition: View Amir Hossein Zanjani’s solo exhibition on power and human conflict. The Iranian’s work has a specially-commissioned installation featuring the faces of soldiers from around the world.
Free. 1pm-5pm. Salsali Private Museum, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 380 9600)
Try a free salsa class: For Latin fever head to Malecon for salsa and bachata classes. Practise your moves to salsa, Latin and urban music at the after-party.
Free. 9.30pm-3am (050 2777 475).
Learn French with Alliance Française: A new term of French classes start at Alliance Française. Classes are taught by qualified teachers and an extensive library is on site.
Dhs1,600 for 20 hours, Dhs250 for books and registration. Sat-Wed 9am-9pm. Oud Metha or Ductac at Mall of the Emirates, www.afdubai.org (04 335 8712).
Get your skates on in JLT: Learn how to inline skate with a pro skater. Register in advance to participate. Bring your own skates, and knee pads.
Free. 8pm. Meet near Dubai Marina metro station, JLT side, www.meetup.com/dubai-inline-skating.