Christmas packages at Raffles Spa: Try one of four indulgent packages at festive prices this month, with either a focus on relaxation, clarity, rejuvenation or living well, and get access to the spa’s facilities for the day.
From Dhs999. Until December 31. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
See an exhibition exploring fatherhood: The unusually titled ‘Marie Marie, The Devil In Me Has Taken You for a Ride’ is a solo exhibition by Lebanese painter Marwan Sahmarani. His works comment on
the desire he has as an artist to be more detached, when as a father he desires more involvement.
Until February 16. Lawrie Shabibi, Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz (04 346 9906).
Fine-tune your running style: The Nike+ Run Club Dubai returns for another season with two training sessions each week, and professional coaches from PTX Performance Training on hand to provide tuition. Also on Fridays at Burj Park Island at 8am.
Free. 7pm. Ongoing. Dubai Festival City, www.facebook.com/nikerunningmiddleeast.
The Thing returns to cinemas: A prequel to the 1982 movie of the same name, The Thing is the tale of researchers in Antarctica who discover an alien life form buried in the ice. Guaranteed to make you jump.
In UAE cinemas now.
The perfect pressie: a Wild Wadi winter pass: Why not splash out (get it?) on a winter pass for Wild Wadi? You’ll get free access to the waterpark for six months, plus you can take four friends at a discounted rate.
Dhs600 (adults), Dhs400 (kids less than 1.1m tall). Available until December 31. Wild Wadi, Jumeirah, www.wildwadi.com (04 348 4444).