Give your lashes a boost: Lash guru Laila Nazari will transform your look with Novalash eyelash extensions. Dhs900 for full set. Ongoing. Ladies only. N.Bar, Emirates Towers (04 330 1001); Tilia & Finn, Mirdif City Centre (04 236 2121).
Tackle the IDF 5k run:
Bringing together delegates from the World Diabetes Congress 2011, the event aims to emphasise the importance of increased physical activity to help prevent diabetes. Free. From 7.30am. Megabowl, Zabeel Park Gate 1, www.tracs.net/idf5k.
More Christmas feasting at Left Bank:
There are plenty of special set menus to be had at both Left Bank venues. Packages from Dhs199. Sun-Sat 10.30am-2am (Madinat), Sun-Thu 6pm-2am, Fri-Sat noon-2am (Souk Al Bahar). Until December 25. Madinat Jumeirah (04 368 6171), Souk Al Bahar (04 368 4501).
Dubai International Film Festival begins: Starting today, the festival features 171 films and more guest stars than you could shake a stick at. Continues until December 14. www.dubaifilmfest.com.
A Kenyan food fest: Say ‘jambo!’ to meats grilled Kenyan-style, and enjoy music from Flames Band and the Masai dancers. Dhs209 (house beverages), Dhs250 (premium beverages). 8pm-11pm. Until December 7. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 217 0000).