Things to do on August 21:
Get Crafty with reMade DXB: Learn how to make your own summer skirts with this vintage arts group. All materials provided. To confirm attendance email email@example.com.
Dhs200. 10am-1pm. reMade DXB 19 Street, Al Quoz 3, www.remadedxb.com (055 615 5711).
View an exhibition: Go see ‘Scripts of Our Unspoken Words’, an exhibition by African artists who express the power of abstract writing through paintings.
Free. Until September 13. 10am-6pm. Showcase Gallery, Unit 35, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1 (04 379 0940).
Head out after work: Start the weekend off in style with 50 percent discount on selected drinks. The resident DJ will play a mix of Balearic, deep and funky house music from 6pm to 9pm. DJ Shefcodes and DJ Brooklyn will take over until 3am.
Free. 6pm-3am. Atelier M, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (055 147 6034).
Get freaky at Cirque Le Soir: There is rarely a dull moment at this Dubai hotspot. Featuring live circus acts, fire jugglers and weird and wonderful costumes.
Free (reservations recommended). 10.30pm-3am. Cirque Le Soir, Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 4900).
Save money at Dubai Sports World: Get a ten percent discount when booking online for the indoor sporting facility until August 30.
Pitch rates from Dhs110 per hour. Until August 30. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).