Meet a famous Australian artist: Known for his vibrant watercolours, Ashleigh Manley is exhibiting 60 original pieces inspired by his travels abroad. Visitors are encouraged to meet him at the hotel between 10am and 7pm daily. Until October 26. Artinhouse, Mövenpick Bur Dubai (04 336 6000).
Get a free hand massage with your facial at Elche:
Buy a facial at Elche and get a free hand massage worth Dhs215. Take along three empty Elche product bottles and get a free 30ml moisturiser worth Dhs135. Facials from Dhs365. Until October 31. Ladies only. Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 349 4942).
Catch a movie while eating sushi at Lakeview:
All-you-can-eat sushi and tempura while watching comedies Analyze This (7pm) or Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (9pm) the comedy value of the latter is questionable. Dhs75 (food only). From 7pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club (04 295 6000).
Borrow a book at Read N Enjoy: The new Read N Enjoy children’s library has just opened at JBR. Located at Rimal Plaza, the extensive collection of books in this traditional lending library will keep budding bookworms happy. The library also hosts scheduled story sessions organised by Marina Mums. Membership packages vary in price. Open Sat-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri 3pm-9pm. Rimal Plaza, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 448 7046).