See modern Arab art: Artist Shurooq Amin uses tongue-in-cheek imagery in her unique canvases to highlight subject matter of a serious or delicate nature. Ayyam Gallery, Podium Level, DIFC Gate Village Building 3 (04 392 395).
Unwind at the spa: The full-day spa package includes a 50-minute signature massage of your choice, pool access and a buffet lunch at Ewaan Restaurant. Sat-Thu only. Ongoing. The Spa, The Palace Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Turn hunter-gatherer: Persian eatery Shabestan serves a special of the ‘hunter dish’, a classic Iranian rice feast. But hurry, it will only be available for a few more days. Dh250 per couple. Daily 12.30pm-3.15pm, 7.30pm-11.15pm. Until September 15. Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek (04 205 7333).
Dance to hip-hop: Status Sundays at Amika are hosted by DJ Junior J who plays a mix of urban, hip-hop and R&B. Free, guestlist and reservations only. 11pm-3am. Amika, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (050 782 5374).
Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea: Round up the brood and bring them for a special afternoon tea at BookMunch. With savoury and sweet crêpes and as much tea as they can manage, served Mad Hatter Tea Party style, they’ll love role playing as much as they’ll love stuffing their faces. Dhs158 for two people. Daily, 7am-10pm. BookMunch Café, Al Wasl Square (04 388 4006).