Things to do on July 12:
Pamper at a new spa: Nysa Spa is now open at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, offering discounted summer treatment packages for your face and body.
Until July 31. Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai Healthcare City (04 553 1259).
Sign up for a challenge: The 10km obstacle event takes place on Friday October 23. Unseasoned enthusiasts can take part in a 5km non-timed course.
Dhs315-570 (adults), Dhs170 (kids). October 23, 7am-5pm. Dubai Police Academy, Al Rawia Training Fields, www.desertwarriorchallenge.com (no number).
Donate to those in need: Hand in unused items at specially marked donation points in Majid Al Futtaim’s malls across the UAE, including Deira and Mirdif City Centres. Until the end of Eid.
www.majidalfuttaim.com (04 295 1010).
Bond at Butcha: Enjoy a four-course set menu for iftar at Butcha Steakhouse & Grill.
Dhs160 per person. Daily sunset-3am. The Beach, JBR, www.butcha.com (04 533 0684).
Encourage your teens to write short stories: Kids can enter The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2016 students’ writing competitions; submissions are being accepted now.
Free to enter. Entries to be submitted by November 15. www.emirateslitfest.com/young-peoples-competitions (04 355 9844).