Things to do on August 6:
Master the art of sushi making: Learn to make your own sushi, while sipping on a selection of Japanese beverages.
Dhs119 per person (minimum of ten guests). Wed-Fri noon-3pm, 7pm-11pm. Until August 29. Melia Hotel Dubai, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
Cool down at LIME Spa: The aftersun facial corrects and rebuilds skin affected by environmental elements, medical peels and laser treatments. It includes an alginate peel-off masque to calm inflammation and nourish and heal sensitive skin. Ideal if you’ve had too much time by the pool.
Dhs1,250 for 45 minutes instead of Dhs1,500. Until September 15. LIME Spa, Desert Palm, Al Awir Road (04 323 8888).
Breast cancer awareness day: Eton Institute, in partnership with Friends of Cancer Patients, is organising workshops to educate women on the prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. Register online to attend.
Free. 10am-10.45 and 1.30pm-2.15pm. The Auditorium, Block 1, Dubai Knowledge Village, www.etoninstitute.com (800 3866).
Check out a new collection: Russian-Romanian born French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel’s pre-fall collection 2014 features pastels, mustard, neutrals and nudes.
Sonia Rykiel, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 8464).
Catch a dinner show: Discover the history of theatre with ‘Showtime’, at The Act. To complement the performances, the head chef Roberto Segura brings a stellar performance to the table with a fine dining journey of Peruvian delicacies. Reservations recommended. 8.30pm-3am. The Act, Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 355 1116).