Things to do on August 27:
See parkour at Dubai Marina Mall
During Dubai Summer Surprises at Dubai Marina Mall you can check out nightly world-class entertainment, including parkour workshops and performances and colouring and arts & crafts for children, while you hit the shops.
Free. Every evening until September 5. Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina (04 436 1020).
Book the pole fit studio to yourself
Milan Pole Dance Studio is making its venue available to hire for several hours each day for private practise.
Dhs300 for 10 hours, to be used at your own convenience. Ongoing. MPDS Dubai, Al Mazaya Business Avenue Tower AA1 (opposite Bonnington Towers), Studio 1502 (04 030 3693).
Take part in a pub quiz
Challenge yourself and your friends to a battle of the brains competition at The Underground Pub. Test your skills of general knowledge, music, celebrity, geography and more to be in with the chance of winning brunch and food vouchers.
Free. Registration at 8pm, starts at 8.30pm. The Underground, Habtoor Grand Hotel Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 399 5000).
An Indian afternoon
Mint Leaf of London, Dubai’s afternoon tea deal offers some interesting sounding fusion bites with Indian twists.
Dhs99 per person (tea only). Dhs144 per person (glass of sparkling grape). Dhs399 per couple (plus bottle of sparkling grape). Sat-Thu 3pm-6pm. Ongoing. Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC (04 706 0900).
Play beach volleyball at Barasti
Hit the beach with a social beach volleyball league that’s ideal for newcomers.
Dhs3,200 per team of six. Mon 7.30pm-10.30pm. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).