5 things to do today in Dubai

Listen to oud twangs or get a detox treatment

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Things to do on April 5:

Get a detox treatment: This detoxifying body ritual kicks off with a lemon, honey and sugar body scrub, followed by a grapefruit body wrap, a vitamin C-packed fresh orange facial and a full-body massage.
Dhs595 for 90 minutes. Until June 30. Soma Fit & Spa, Pullman Dubai Deira City Centre, Deira (04 603 8275).

Try Rajasthani cuisine: The Rajasthani food festival offers an à la carte list of regional specialities.
Priced à la carte. Sat-Thu 12.30pm-3pm, 7.30pm-3am. Fri 7.30pm-3am. Until May 16. Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (04 397 7444).

Run with the world: Runners in 35 cities across the globe take part in a 10km at the same time. Participate in Dubai’s race and proceeds go to the Wings for Life foundation, which supports spinal cord injury.
From Dhs50. 6pm. Gate 1, Safa Park, www.premieronline.com.

Listen to oud twangs: Eccentric guitar and oud player Musallam hosts a weekly residency at O Cacti, alongside violinist Pasha Cazan.
Free. 8pm. O Cacti, Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 452 6699).

Free kids’ meals: Forget about paying for children’s meals that they only nibble at. Toddlers aged eight and under can eat for free on Mondays all day long at Chopsticks restaurant when an adult meal is purchased.
Prices vary. Until May 31. Chopsticks, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.primehospitality.ae (04 325 3244).

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city

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