Things to do on April 23:
Catch a five-a-side football tournament
Football Fives World Championships 2015 returns for its second year. Spectators can watch the best amateur teams from 48 countries compete for the title.
Free to spectate. Thu-Fri noon-10pm. Until April 25. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.f5wc.com (04 276 6336).
Watch Monsters: Dark Continent
Head to the cinemas this weekend to catch this alien action flick. Directed by Tom Green, the film is set in the future, where the Middle East is under attack by aliens and the army is drafted in to wage war against them.
In cinemas across Dubai from Thu April 23.
Try Benjarong’s Songkran specials
The Thai restaurant celebrates the water festival this month with a ‘Khao Chare’ set menu, which includes traditional rice soaked in jasmine water.
Dhs149. Sat-Thu noon-3pm, 7pm-11.30pm. Until April 30. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 317 4515).
Dance at Velocity
Catch Dutch DJ Patrick Hagenaar demonstrate his love for hi-octane hooks and house melodies.
Free for ladies before midnight, Dhs100 thereafter; free for gents before 10pm, Dhs100 thereafter. 3pm-3am. Zero Gravity, near SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 399 0009).
Listen to Mike Candys live
World renowned DJ Mike Candys gets the crowd moving to house and electro beats all night.
Dhs100 in advance, Dhs120 on the door, free for ladies before 11pm. 10pm-3am. XL Dubai, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina (056 640 6161).