Things to do on January 4:
Marvel at Dubai Tour cyclists: Line the streets and watch the cycling pros take on a race through the city, desert and mountains over four stages. All stages begin at the Dubai International Marine Club.
Free to spectate. Until Saturday February 7. DIMC, Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh, www.dubaitour.com (no number).
Learn from a celebrity stylist: Kelly Lundberg is running an interactive, four-day styling course from Wednesday February 4 to Saturday 7, which promises to teach students how to be a great stylist and business professional.
Dhs8,800 for four days. Until February 7. The Boulevard Plaza, Downtown Dubai. www.kellylundberg.co.
Try a new ‘drop in’ boot camp: Optimal Fitness’s new style of boot camp session offers participants the option to drop in or out of a class anytime within the two-hour time slot. Just check in at reception then join in.
Dhs70. Free for Optimal Gold and Gold Plus members. Wed 6pm-8pm. Ongoing. Optimal Fitness, Dubai Studio City, www.optimalfitness.ae (04 457 2048).
Book lover’s quiz night: Test your lit wits at this quiz night. Form a team, enjoy a buffet dinner, and the winners on the night will receive an invitation to the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature’s Authors’ Farewell Dinner. Call to register your team.
Dhs250 per person. 7.30pm. World Trade Club, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Downtown Dubai, www.emirateslitfest.com (04 355 9844).
Enjoy Old Skool Night: Expect classic hits from Dr. Dre, Biggie Smalls and 2Pac at this weekly hip-hop night.
Free. 10pm-3am. Societe Jumeirah, Capitol Hotel, Al Mina Road, Bur Dubai (052 728 5126).