Thursday, August 16
The Dark Knight Rises at Meydan: Meydan officially launches its huge IMAX screen with a showing of one of the biggest movies of the year, which premieres at cinemas across Dubai this evening. Read our feature
on page 10, or see page 60 for timings.
Dhs60. Meydan, Nad al Sheba, www.meydanimax.com (800 4629).
Get walking at Mall of the Emirates: This indoor walking club meets five times a week to stroll up and down the giant shopping hub.
Free. Sun-Thu 8.30am. Ongoing. Meet at Nike store, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 9000).
Dubai Aquarium’s membership deal: Guests who buy an Ultimate Aquarium Package can pay an extra Dhs100 to upgrade to an annual membership, which offers unlimited visits to the aquarium. Current members can renew their membership for Dhs200.
Dhs100 for ultimate aquarium package. Until the end of Ramadan. Open daily 10am-1am. Dubai Aquarium, The Dubai Mall (04 448 5200).
Take a tour of the Levant: Park Hyatt venue Café Arabesque is hosting Levantine buffets every Thursday (and Friday) evening. Ideal for a family outing, you can try dishes from Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
Dhs139 (soft drinks). 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
A Turkish take on iftar: Popular JBR venue Kösebasi offers a traditional Turkish iftar, which includes dishes such as kebabs, lahmacun, künefe and more.
Dhs139; Dhs69 for children under ten. Sunset-9pm. The Walk at JBR (04 4393 788). Other location: Mirdif City Centre (04 284 0285).