Things to do on August 15:
Try a new Friday brunch at Qbara: Launching today, the new brunch concept at this award-winning modern Arabic restaurant offers a variety of signature dishes served at the table.
Dhs350 (soft drinks). Dhs490 (house beverages). Dhs590 (bubbly). 2.30pm-4pm. Wafi, Oud Metha (04 709 2500).
Take the stairway to fitness: Gulf for Good is hosting a stair climb training session. Whether you’re signed up for a charitable challenge or not, you can still come and take on this training session. To attend, email email@example.com.
Free. 8am-9am. Almas Towers, Cluster C, Jumeirah Lake Towers, www.gulfforgood.org (04 368 0222).
Happy Independence Day India!: La Porte des Indes celebrates by offering guests an all-you-can-eat deal from the special set menu.
Dhs155 per person. Noon-3.30pm, 6.30pm-3am. The Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8610).
Step back into the ’90s with Apache Indian: He has seven Top 40 UK hits and has sold 11 million worldwide. Now, Apache Indian is appearing at The Music Room to perform his biggest hits.
Dhs100. 8pm-3am. The Music Room, Majestic Hotel Tower, Bur Dubai (04 359 8888).