Take tea at Madeleine: Madeleine Café offers an afternoon of traditional tea with madeleine cakes in six different flavours, no less. See if the combination inspires you. Dhs120 per couple. Daily 2pm-4pm. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 4335).
Get pampered: Book one of the organic body scrubs as well as the Divine Detox Foot Ritual and get a toxic-free mani thrown in. Dhs500 for three hours. Until April 30. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge, Al Wasl Road, opposite Safa Park next to Choitrams (04 380 4666).
A lesson in tolerance: Boundary-pushing Saudi Arabian artist Abdulnasser Gharem presents work that aims to promote tolerance of art in the region. Until April 30. Ayyam Gallery, Gate Village, DIFC (04 439 2395).
Do a pub quiz: JLT hangout UBK is inviting you to separate ‘the wits from the twits’ at this new weekly quiz night, with prizes including a brunch for eight. Free. From 8.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 438 0000).
Papier mache workshop: Kids aged six-ten can get their hands dirty while they learn all about papier mache and how it can be transformed into all kinds of shapes. Free. 4.30pm-6pm. Al Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Sharjah, www.maraya.ae (06 556 6555).