5 things to do today

Try a night dive or enjoy afternoon tea

The Knowledge
Monday 28

Support pancreatic cancer research: Raffles is offering a 30-minute Executive Man’s Tension Tonic massage for Dhs229, with proceeds donated to ForBOB.org, which supports the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Dhs229. Until November 30. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9877).

Afternoon tea with Yannick Allénoo: The ‘Afternoon Thé Gourmand’ offers hand-picked teas and organic and fair-trade coffee beans from South America, as well as a French pastry selection with home-made ice-cream.
Dhs220. Tue-Sun 3pm-6pm. STAY by Yannick Alléno, One&Only The Palm (04 440 1010).

Try a night dive off Jumeirah Beach: Explore Dubai’s underwater nightlife. Open to those with PADI Advanced Open Water certification or above, this twice-weekly dive lasts 45 minutes.
Dhs150 including tank and weights, Dhs250 including full kit. Mon and Wed 5.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Al Boom Diving, Jumeirah (04 342 2993).

Truffle season at Splendido: It’s your last chance to enjoy Sardinian chef Corrado’s truffles. Truffles from Italy and France will be used in dishes such as duck ravioli with foie gras and duck jus.
From Dhs75. Daily 7pm-11pm. Until November 28. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 4000).

Run off some energy at Children’s City: This huge centre on Dubai’s creekside is cheap, cheerful and lots of fun for tots with vast amounts of energy to run off. It boasts education zones that will entertain kids from tots to teens, including a discovery section, a physical science zone, a computer and communication gallery and a historical and nature area to keep the inquisitive ones occupied.
Dhs15 (adults), Dhs10 (children). Open Sun-Thu 9am-8pm, Fri 3pm-7.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Park, near Garhoud Bridge, www.childrencity.ae (04 334 0808).

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