5 things to do today

Get into beach volleyball or discover back-to-school workshop for parents

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Tuesday 13

Express de-stress with Tuina sessions: Relax for less cash in less time with a 25-minute Tuina session (a cross between acupressure and shiatsu massage), a 25-minute acupuncture session and five days’ worth of detox tea to take home.
Dhs350. Until September 30. Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 335 1200).

Go mad for the new lunch at Ruth’s Chris: Enjoy the ‘Mad Men Power Lunch’. Each business lunch will commence with a drink at the bar. Guests will then be offered steakhouse salad, onion soup au gratin and seafood gumbo.
Dhs99 (three courses). Sun-Thu noon-3pm. The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8666).

Get into beach volleyball: Men and women are both welcome to set up and spike at this hugely enjoyable and sociable league, contested by teams of six.
Dhs450 (per person for 10 weeks), Dhs3,200 (per team for 10 weeks). Tue, Wed 7.30pm-10.30pm. Until November 24. Barasti, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, www.duplays.com (055 224 0187).

Feel the Hype this Tuesday: It’s free entry for ladies today with urban sounds from Mr Shef Codes and DJ Kirk, with guest DJ Sake.
Dhs60 for men, free for ladies. 10pm-3am. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah (050 624 5751).

NEW Back-to-school workshop for parents: Struggling with the early starts? Have you forgotten how to juggle the packed lunchboxes, PE kits and homework? Instead of lamenting the fact that organising your children is like herding cats, why not take a class with parenting whizz Therese Sequeira? The former teacher and mum-of-three’s back-to-school workshop is full of simple ideas that will make your life infinitely less stressful.
Dhs180 per person. 8.30am-10am. Today only. KidsFIRST Medical Centre, Al Wasl Road, www.parentingdubai.com (04 348 5437).

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