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Watch Indoor Dubai Football Championship

Wednesday 11

Softball league
Join the Sandlot III softball league, which runs for nine more weeks.
Dhs360 individual, Dhs3,240 team. 7pm-10pm. Until September 5. Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 447 2394).

Thursday 12

Dubai Chamber Action 8s Cricket Cup
Teams play over six weeks in this competitive men’s league.
Dhs350 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 7pm-1am. Until August 2. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, (04 447 2394).

Watch the Dubai Football Championship finals
International masters tackle competitors from across the Middle East in this indoor five-a-side championship. Catch the semi-finals and finals today.
Dhs50. From 7pm. Dubai World Trade Centre,

Ladies’ nights at Wild Wadi
Every Thursday and Friday evening until Ramadan and every Thursday evening during the Holy Month, women (and boys aged under nine) will have the run of the park.
Dhs205. Thu-Fri 8pm-1am. Until August 31. Wild Wadi, Umm Suqeim, (04 348 4444).

Friday 13

Dubai Sports World’s men’s and women’s basketball tournaments
Dubai Sports World is hosting Duplays’ three-on-three men’s and women’s indoor basketball tournaments. There will be two divisions for the men’s tournament, plus a mixed division.
Dhs100 individual, Dhs250 per team. Women’s Fri 11am-3pm, Sat noon-3pm; men’s Fri 4pm-7pm, Sat 5pm-7pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, (04 447 2394).

Saturday 14

Dubai Golf summer series: fixture two
This second fixture takes place on the course at Dubai Creek, and is open to all golfers with a valid handicap.
Dhs375 (visitor), Dhs275 (Emirates Golf Federation member). Shotgun start 1.30pm. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, (04 380 1234).

Sunday 15

Deals at Dubai Creek Golf Club
Get discounts on one-month unlimited driving range and par 3 access, and summer lessons at lower rates until the end of September.
From Dhs695 for unlimited par 3 and driving range access. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, (04 380 1234).

Premier 7s (Division 1) football league

Join this competitive seven-a-side men’s football league.
Dhs500 individual, Dhs3,750 team. 7pm-11pm. Until September 11. Dubai American Academy, Barsha, (04 447 2394).

Monday 16

‘Goals’ football league
A five-a-side men’s recreational league. Teams play two matches once a week – if you don’t have a team, you’ll be placed in one. Also on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Dhs400 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 7pm-11pm. Until August 7. Jumeirah Baccalaureate School, Jumeirah, (04 447 2394).

Kickboxing at Dubai Ladies Club

Karina Benseman, a former representative of women’s boxing in New Zealand, teaches Muay Thai kickboxing techniques from a fighter’s perspective.
Dhs50 (non members), Dhs40 (DLC members). From 11am. Ongoing. The Wellness Centre, Dubai Ladies Club (04 349 9922).

Tuesday 17

Athletics coaching
Professional track and field instructors offer coaching sessions to athletes of all ages, running throughout the summer. Also on Sundays 5.30pm-6.30pm.
Dhs40. 5.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai American Academy, Barsha, (050 225 7024).

Group golf coaching
This summer night school is a great place for beginner and intermediate golfers to hone their skills. Classes are an hour long and take place twice a week. Also on Thursdays.
Dhs1,295. 7pm-8pm. Until July 5. Emirates Golf Club, (04 447 2394).

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city


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