Join a book club: Kutub Bilarabi reads and discusses books published in English and Arabic, so all book lovers can get involved. Free. 7pm-9pm, The Archive, Safa Park (04 349 4033).
Go for a massage:
You’ll get a choice of deep tissue or Swedish massage at this luxe spa, before unwinding in the relaxation area with tea. Dhs650 for 80 minutes. Armani/Spa, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3888).
Try a cooking class:
You and your partner can learn how to cook at this Valentine’s Day-themed class hosted by Lafayette Gourmet. The event takes place today and on Wednesday February 12 from 7.30pm. Dhs295 per couple. 10.30am-1.30pm. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 9933 ext 2394).
Head to ladies’ night: Get over to Vanity Dubai and take advantage of its ladies’ night, where girls can expect free drinks on offer between 11pm and 1am. Free. Vanity Dubai, Al Murooj Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 916 6192).
Dhs50 for all day play at Mini Monsters: Hyperactive kids will love the indoor play area at Mini Monsters. There’s a cafe on site to enjoy a cuppa while the monsters burn off some energy, and best of all it will only cost you Dhs50 for all-day play! Daily 9am-9pm. Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai Garden Centre, www.minimonsters.ae (04 341 4459).