5 things to do today
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Sunday, February 12
Catch the Dubai Desert Classic: Today is the final day of the Desert Classic, meaning it’s your last chance to see the exciting finale of a closely fought golfing contest.
Dhs175. Tee times from 7am onwards. Emirates Golf Club, www.dubaidesertclassic.com (04 380 2112).
Watch The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep portrays former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on the big screen.
In cinemas from Thursday 9.
Celebrate local art: Showcasing Dubai’s talented illustrators, ‘Genius’ will feature 28 UAE-based artists, with styles ranging from caricatures to fine art.
Until February 29. Cartoon Art Gallery, 4B Street, Al Quoz 1 (04 346 6467).
Take a Pilates class: A low-impact workout that has the potential to transform your whole body, conducted by Sandra at Exhale’s new location.
Dhs50 per session. 4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm. Regent International School, The Greens, www.exhaledubai.com (050 169 3203).
Get stuck into Funday at Ping Pong: Chomp your gnashers round some dim sum while the kids entertain themselves with a range of fun activities. Ping Pong at Dubai Mall has teamed up with toy store Hamleys to provide a weekly evening of fun-filled board games for diners. The games include classics such as Monopoly, Cluedo and Scrabble, as well as the more modern Pictureka. Mum and dad can get to grips with a game of chess and dominoes while enjoying Ping Pong’s salads, snacks, desserts and a choice of mocktails and teas.
Prices vary. Sun 6pm-midnight. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (800 7464 1664).
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