Talise Spa at Burj Al Arab. Courtesy Burj Al Arab
Talise Spa at Burj Al Arab. Courtesy Burj Al Arab

Five things to do today: get a special spa package at Talise Spa in the Burj Al Arab and try Moroccan dishes at Four Points by Sheraton’s Dinner for Two

TREAT yourself to a special package at The Talise Spa, including a classical Swedish massage or the traditional Burj Al Arab Arabic Journey and enjoy complimentary use of the spa's steam room, sauna, plunge pool and swimming pool on the day of your treatment as part of the Dubai Summer Surprises Spa Packages promotion. From 9.15am to 9pm, from Dh695 for the Swedish massage, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, 04 301 7365, BAATalise@jumeirah.com

SIT down for your favourite Moroccan dishes at the Dinner for Two promotion all this month. Choose from hearty chicken or kofta tagine served with hot and cold mezze, soup, vegetable couscous and an Arabian sweet. From 6pm to 11.30pm, mezzanine floor, Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, 04 316 9726, www.fourpointssheikhzayedroad.com

BOOK your spot to try out for a role in Resuscitation Theatre's autumn programme to be performed in November. All are welcome, including those with no prior acting experience. September 6 and 7, from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday; 7pm to 10pm on Sunday, Emirates Writers Union, The National Theatre, off 15th street between 2nd and 4th streets, Abu Dhabi, resuscitationtheatre@gmail.com

LEARN to oil paint with palette knives tomorrow. This workshop by the artist B'lu is an introduction to the technique as well as a study on art. Tomorrow, from 6pm to 8pm, Dh400 with all materials included, ages 8+, families of three or more people will receive a discount, The Space, twofour54, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, register at farah@brownbook.me

TAKE the kids to the Legoland Workshop, which features themed games and activities for families to enjoy. There is a Duplo play pit for children under the age of 5, too. From 2pm to 10pm, Souk Dome, Ground Floor, The Dubai Mall, www.thedubaimall.com, 800 38224 6255


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