5 things to do today

Wednesday 20

Coffee with a skin expert: Head to Rebecca Treston’s coffee morning today and see how her skin-tightening and fat-eradicating procedures work. You’ll also receive a voucher for a free Visia skin analysis.
Free, but booking essential. 10am-3pm. Euromed, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).

Sample grape-based beverages: This local group loves tasting new grape varieties and discussing the finer things in life. Tonight they’ll have six choices on offer.
Free. 7.30pm. Carter’s, Wafi, Oud Metha, www.meetup.com/dubai-wine-club.

Swim with sharks: Ever wanted to get really close to the toothy creatures? Try a dip in the Dubai Aquarium fish tank. The dives are organised by local group Al Boom, and all training is provided.
From Dhs625 for certified divers, Dhs825 for beginners. The Dubai Mall (04 342 2993).

Watch a high-end jewellery auction: Diamonds galore will be on offer at Christie’s Important Jewels auction tonight. We never have enough cash to make a bid, but the auction itself makes a pretty impressive spectacle.
Free entry. From 7pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, www.christies.com

Bend it like Beckham: If your lasses are a dab hand at dribbling (and we mean with a football), why not book them into the girls-only football class? The new six-week term starts today and is run by former Arsenal ladies head coach and reserve team manager Louis Lancaster. The classes cover all forms of ball and match skills, and will hone your young stars inthe technical, psychological, physical and social aspects of football.
Dhs630 for a six-week course; (all kit included, except boots). 4pm-5.15pm (ages eight to 10); 5.30pm-6.45pm (ages 11 to 16). Jebel Ali Centre of Excellence (04 883 0828).

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