5 things to do today in Dubai

Join Moti Roti in the spirit of giving or watch retro films at Claw BBQ

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on June 24:

Join Moti Roti in the spirit of giving: Moti Roti has introduced its charitable iftar initiative Filling the Blues. Local food brands such as Taqado and Lebaneesh will donate iftar meals for labourers. Volunteer to help hand the meals out. Bring additional donations of water and snacks.
Free to attend. Daily from sunset. Until the end of Ramadan. www.motiroti.me/fillingtheblues.

Head to a photography exhibition: Today is your last chance to see local photographer James Harvey’s exhibition, which showcases a series of images in black and white, shot under and on top of the water, featuring surfers, divers and swimmers.
Free. 10am-5pm. Until August 31. Showcase Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 379 0940).

Read with Safar Dubai Book Group: Join this club to read fiction and non-fiction, alternating every other month. This month the group are reading Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami. Read the book, RSVP online and turn up.
Free. 11am. Le Pain Quotidien, DIFC, www.meetup.com/safar-dubai-book-group (no number).

Discover French culture: Enjoy French music and food at Eton Institute and discover the benefits of learning the language. RSVP online to attend.
Free. 6.30pm-8pm. Eton Institute, Dubai Knowledge Village, www.etoninstitute.com/ae (800 3866).

Watch retro films at Claw BBQ: Classics such as Top Gun will be screened. The menu will be tailored to match dishes from key moments in each film.
Dhs300 per person. Wed 7pm-9.30pm. Until August 19. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai (04 432 2300).

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

Whether you’re surfing, floating, or plummeting, here’s where to make a splash


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