Attend workshops and performances by the acoustic folk music four-piece band Spiro. At 5pm the band will hold a workshop on exploring the sounds of Spiro, at 6.30pm there will be a panel discussion on the role and impact of traditional Emirati music on the UAE music scene and at 8.30pm the evening will wind down with a jam session. From 5pm, free entry, The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.thefridgedubai.com
Create spooky and fun Halloween decorations at Art Beat. Pick from a welcome sign for trick-or-treaters, or scary witches and ghosts to decorate yourself. Create the right ambience with a pumpkin or skull tea light holder or craft ghost and pumpkin stickers for your windows. Open 9am to 8pm, Art Beat, corner of 4th (Muroor) and 25th streets, Abu Dhabi, www.artbeatuae.com, book at 055 269 8011
Work out and support breast cancer research with classes at Bodytree Studio. The studio will donate all proceeds from the following classes to Breast Cancer Arabia: Nia class, today, 7pm; tomorrow, Xtend Barre class, 10am and October 29, Zumba class, 8pm. Costs Dh90 per class, Bodytree Studio, near the corner of 11th and 26th streets, Abu Dhabi, www.bodytreestudio.com
Show off your talents tonight at the recently launched open mic night at Jazz@PizzaExpress, the new home of live entertainment. From 8pm to 1am, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, bookings at 04 441 6342
Get your tickets for the Dubai Cares – TCF art exhibition and gala dinner to raise funds for schools in Pakistan. Enjoy an exhibition of works by artists from Pakistan and the UAE, a silent auction, dinner, and musical performances by maestros of the sitar, violin, guitar and flamenco guitar. Exhibition from 11am to 5pm, 7 to 11pm for the dinner and auction, from Dh500 per person, Grand Ballroom, Level 2, Conrad Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, firstname.lastname@example.org, 055 757 5526
* Compiled by Ellen Fortini
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