Things to do on December 9:
Create in Arabic: Spend an afternoon creating designs using the Arabic alphabet through the art of typography.
To sign up email email@example.com. Dhs80. 4.30pm-6pm. The Archive, Safa Park, Al Wasl Road (04 349 403).
Buy Kocca threads: The Italian womenswear brand has opened its first Dubai store with a collection that blends romantic femininity with strong shapes and edgy textures.
Level 1, The Dubai Mall, next to Dubai Ice Rink and Galeries Lafayette (04 339 8645).
Happy dim sum-ing: Check out Yuan’s dim sum happy hour and feast on tasty Chinese morsels for less.
Dhs88 (for two). Dhs128 (for three), Dhs168 (for four). Dhs198 (for five). Daily 6pm-7pm and 10pm-11pm. Ongoing. Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 2626).
Addiction Launch: Head to Addiction’s Launch Party featuring American DJ Mr. V.
Dhs100, free for ladies before midnight. 10pm-3am. The Basement, Boutique 7 Hotel & Suites, TECOM (055 669 8669).
Koffeecake Kids Klub: Kids can indulge in sweet treats from the menu, such as ‘S’Mores’, mini cakes, and the ‘Kiddicino’, and let off some steam in the dedicated kids play area. Dhs25 per child (including one drink, one food item and a cookie decorating session).
Daily 8am-11pm (weekdays), 8am-midnight (weekends). Koffeecake Corner, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 432 1835).