5 things to do today

Tuesday 26

Eat grilled beef: The Exchange Grill is offering delicious slabs of meat with a four-course beef tasting menu, available every evening. A must for steak fans.
Dhs350. 7pm. Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 311 8317).

Get on board the environmental cause: Join Emirates Environmental Group for a talk on the extent of the UAE’s waste management problems and how you can do your bit.
Free. 7.30pm, Emarat Atrium, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.eeg-uae.org (04 344 8622).

Beach volleyball: Beach Blasers II is a six-a-side co-ed social beach volleyball league organised by Duplays. It’s a friendly and fun way to rid yourself of office angst.
Dhs450 per person for the season, Dhs3,200 per team. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, www.duplays.com.

Enter a ski race: Fancy yourself as a downhill devil? This warm-up session for Dubai Ski Club’s inter-company competition sees teams of three skiers or snowboarders competing against one another.
Entry Dhs290 per person (DSC members); Dhs390 (non-DSC members). 7pm-9pm. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, race@dubaiskiclub.com

Feeding time, fishy style: Pop along to The Dubai Mall’s Underwater Zoo and witness all sorts of gourmet shenanigans as the slippery residents enjoy their meals. The feeding time presentations provide the perfect opportunity to teach the kids a bit of marine biology in a fun and interesting way. Watch in amazement as the piranhas devour their dinner and the otters play with their food.
Dhs50. Noon-6.30pm. The Dubai Mall, www.thedubaiaquarium.com.

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