Head to the Ripe pop-up: Ripe has teamed up with wellness brand NYLA House to offer a new pop-up market. Buy farm fresh organic produce and well-being products. Free to attend. Tuesdays 8.30am-noon. NYLA House, 675 Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim, www.ripeme.com.
Be a Spartan:
The 5km Reebok Spartan Race will test endurance. Race day is Friday February 20. From Dhs350 (before January 31). Jebel Ali Racecourse, Al Barsha, www.spartanrace.ae (no number).
Naughty but nice:
Frankie’s Italian Bar and Grill launches olive oil week. Each dish in this four course menu is made with antioxidant-rich olive oil. Dhs365 per person. Dhs615 (with grape pairing). Daily 5.30pm-2am. Until January 24. Oasis Beach Tower, The Walk, JBR (04 399 4311).
Empress Ladies’ night: Ladies get three free drinks vouchers. Pick from a selection of drinks until 2am and the enjoy canapés. Free. 8pm-2am. Ongoing. Embassy, Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).
Check out the brand-new Chuck E. Cheese’s: Take the little ones to the shiny new Chuck E. Cheese’s in Oud Metha – which opened its doors this month – for lots of fun games, rides and prizes, as well as food. Free admission. Open daily 9am-10pm. Ongoing. Metha Plaza, Oud Metha, www.chuckecheese.ae (800 248 253).