Tuesday, August 21
Dance in the aisles: Get groovy with new movie Step Up Revolution, the fourth instalment in the dance-tastic Step Up series.
In cinemas across Dubai.
Try a Moroccan culinary treat: Head to Almaz by Momo to celebrate the public holiday with a five-course menu of North African cooking.
Dhs175. Noon-11.45pm. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 8877).
Treat yourself at the Terrace: The raw bar at this swanky venue offers a fantastic selection of delicacies, including organically farmed imperial caviar.
From Dhs650 per 30g. Fri-Sat sunset-1.30am. Ongoing. Park Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2222).
Take a bikram yoga class at Club Stretch: Bikram (hot) yoga expert Club Stretch has opened a studio in Dubai Marina.
Dhs70 per class, Dhs120 introductory package with unlimited classes for ten consecutive days. 7pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Marina View Towers (04 345 2131).
Live like a grown-up at KidZania: If your kids haven’t visited already, they’ll love KidZania: an entire city dedicated to children, from toddlers to teens. Here, they can be a grown-up for the day, trying out all manner of careers: catching a flight, taking driving lessons, shopping at the supermarket and even making pizza. Kids taller than 120cm are allowed to explore without mum and dad, while staff keep track of them using high-tech security ID bracelets.
Dhs140 (kids aged four to 16), Dhs95 (kids aged two to three), free for kids under two, Dhs90 for adults (must be accompanied by a child). Open Sun-Wed 9am-10pm, Thu 9am-midnight, Fri-Sat 10am-midnight. The Dubai Mall, www.kidzania.ae (04 448 5222).