5 things to do: Enjoy exciting combo meals at Urban Bites and more

Plus, register for a talk by the CNN International anchor Becky Anderson, visit Dubai Canvas Festival, book tickets for Oil Barons Ball and participate in an run celebrating International Women's Day.

Cake and Coffee at Urban Bites. Courtesy Urban Bites
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Enjoy the combo offers at Urban Bites and get the soup of the day and any salad from the menu for Dh30, or a fresh juice and any sandwich for Dh35, from 11am to 5pm. You can also opt for something sweet and enjoy a regular coffee with a portion of a cake of your choice for Dh18, which is available all day, every day. At Shining Tower, Khalidiya, Airport Road, Abu Dhabi, 800 87226, www.urbanbites.me

Register now for a luncheon to celebrate International Women's Day 2015, with a keynote speech on the theme Make It Happen by the CNN International anchor Becky Anderson. On March 3, from noon until 3pm, from Dh200 for members of the Canadian Business Council; from Dh300 for non-members, Beach Rotana hotel, Abu Dhabi, ­registration essential at events@cbcabudhabi.com, 02 446 7223

Visit The Beach and enjoy the festivities of the annual Dubai Canvas Festival, which features 3-D art by international artists, including the founding father of 3-D pavement art, Kurt Wenner, who will host live daily performances, plus lectures, workshops and art shows. From March 2, 4pm to 10pm, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai

Get your tickets now for the annual Oil Barons Ball, which raises money for the UAE charity Friends of Cancer Patients. The event will feature Heather Small, the lead singer of M People, as well as soul singer Jae Franklin and Dubai's party band The Maplejacks. On March 6, from Dh350 per person, Meydan Hotel, Dubai, www.theoilbaronscharityball.com

Sign up now to take part in TribeFit's six-kilometre fun run in Dubai Marina in celebration of International Women's Day on March 6. The winner will receive a one-month free membership to TribeFit. Dh50 registration fee, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, 800 87423, www.tribefit.com