Instagram competition: Post a picture of a pair of sunglasses at Mall of the Emirates on Instagram with the hashtag #EyeZoneMOE and you could win a pair of new shades. Until November 26. Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000).
Learn to make dim sum:
Brush up on the finer details of rolling, folding and filling dim sum at Blue Jade today. Dhs425 per person. 4pm-7pm. The Ritz-Carlton, The Walk, JBR, Dubai Marina (04 399 4000).
Join a new running club:
Fairmont The Palm’s new club has no membership fees and is open to all. There are three runs a week, including today’s. All participants get a free T-shirt, massage, smoothie and more upon completing ten runs. Free. Mon and Wed 6.30pm, Sat 8.30am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3330).
See a Cold War show: This mixed-media exhibition addresses the propaganda and fear which the population of America was exposed to during the Cold War, raising some pertinent parallels with today’s institutions. Green Art Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 346 9305).
Baby Massage Course at Family and Friends: Starting today and running for four weeks, this course will teach mums and dads how to practice and implement baby massage, which can help with colic and sleeping. The course uses strokes from traditional Indian massage, Swedish massage and reflexology. To sign up email email@example.com.