5 things to do today

Enjoy art with your coffee and feed the kids for free

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Thursday 11

Enjoy art with your coffee: Aspen Café at the Kempinski is open throughout the day during Ramadan, and it also has art on its walls. This month the artist on show is Aboud Salman, whose colourful, bold works are Time Out favourites.
Open 24 hours. Exhibition continues until September 6. Aspen Cafe, Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 427 0219).

Get two nights of luxury for the price of one: Book a night at equine-themed boutique hotel Desert Palm and receive a night free – hello staycation. That means Palm Suites start at Dhs497 per night, and Pool Villas from Dhs1,595 per night.
Until August 30. Al Awir Road (04 323 8888).

Treat the kids to a free meal: Parents, save on the cooking and washing up: children under 12 dine for free at Italian venue Toscana when accompanied by an adult.
Prices vary. Open noon-midnight. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6730).

See chimp expert Jane Goodall on the big screen: The Pavilion’s excellent film series continues with movies that focus on environmental issues: this weekend’s flick is a documentary about chimp expert Jane Goodall. Time Out tip: have dinner at the venue’s delicious restaurant first.
Free. 9pm (also on Wednesday 11 and Friday 12). The Pavilion Downtown (04 447 7025).

Half-price dining at The Fairmont: Finish your week with a slap-up meal for half price at top international restaurant Spectrum on One – the venue is offering a 50 per cent discount on its à la carte menu until August 31.
Prices vary. 6.30pm-1am. The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8316).

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