take your kids along to the spa for some pampering at Yummy Mummy Morning at The Cure Wellness and Beauty Lounge. Every Monday between 9am and 11am, you and your little ones can enjoy a range of treatments, including the complimentary Mummy and Princess Polish Change, plus the kids can play with others. Book in advance to ensure treatment time and childcare. Dubai Media City, 04 391 6485, www.thecure.ae
get your tickets now to see the world-renowned American physician and author Deepak Chopra, who will host two events: September 17, a lecture for all audiences titled The Future of Wellbeing, 6pm, Dh150, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai; September 18, an all-day workshop for business leaders titled The Soul of Leadership, 9am to 4pm, from Dh3,000, which includes a three-course lunch, St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, www.ticketmaster.ae, 800 35274
register your children, ages 6 to 12, for the Fun City Little Inventors 2013 competition, which is designed to augment children's development and engage them in scientific activities outside school. The grand prize is a family trip to the Cité des Sciences museum in Paris. Learn more at www.facebook.com/funcitycomeplay
learn French or Arabic for francophones in seven weeks at the Alliance Française. Register today for an early bird discount of 10 per cent. Classes run from September 7 until October 24. Various days and timings, Dh1,560 with discount, plus Dh185 for books, Alliance Française, Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi, 02 666 6232, www.af-aboudabi.net
head to The Track, where kids 15 and under can golf for free after 3pm when accompanied by a paying adult. Plus, kids ages 8 and under can eat for free when accompanied by a paying adult and all junior golfers can enjoy free golf lessons. Call The Track at 04 381 3733 for more details and for tee time bookings, www.meydangolf.com
* Compiled by Ellen Fortini
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