Five things to do today: indulge in an Egyptian gold facial and enter a cake-decorating competition

Also attend the launch of a new cafe, check out an exhibition and book a pregnancy retreat.

One of the artworks on show at Calligraffiti. Courtesy Street Art Gallery
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CATCH the final days of the exhibition Calligraffiti. Artists from around the globe present a window into the world of beautiful writing, including calligraphy and gothic street writing. From 10am to 7pm, Street Art Gallery, 10th B Street, behind Lime Tree Cafe, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, 055 888 8247, www.streetartdubai.ae

ATTEND the launch of the Classic Rock Coffee Company, the first of its kind in the Middle East and meet Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, the lead guitarist with Guns N' Roses. He will be launching his range of hot sauces and performing an acoustic set. Starts at 7pm, Building 33, Dubai Healthcare City, 050 656 0113, www.classicrockcoffeedxb.com

BOOK a spot at Baby Moon Pregnancy Yoga and Spa Retreat. Learn tricks that can help at the end of your pregnancy and enjoy a two-night getaway including massages, yoga sessions and discussions with a birthing specialist. From Dh2,830 per person, September 11-13, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara, Abu Dhabi, 050 349 2336, letsgoyoga@yahoo.com

INDULGE in an Egyptian gold facial, in which 24-carat gold-leaf sheets are used with the latest spa technologies to revive dull skin. Book a 90-minute facial in August for Dh1,899 and receive a voucher for the Fashion Afternoon Tea for two at Raffles Dubai. Raffles Spa, 04 314 9869, www.raffles.com/dubai

ENTER the cake-decorating competition for a chance to have your masterpiece judged by Buddy Valastro, the star of the TV show Cake Boss, and the Emirates Palace pastry chef Alexander Haebe. Enter for free by today and bring your cake to Emirates Palace on August 9. Winning entries will be showcased at the hotel, www.thinkflash.com

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