5 things to do today

P-p-p-pick up a penguin or book a marvellous mum’s day

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Sunday, March 11

Book a marvellous mum’s day package: Book any two treatments during March and get lunch, a group yoga class and a gift – a perfect pre-Mother’s Day treat (celebrated in the UAE on March 21).
60-minute massages from Dhs495. Until March 31. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).

Visit the artist in residence at Thejamjar: Head to Rebecca Rendell’s temporary studio as she creates a large installation.
Free. Public visits welcome between 4pm-6pm Mon-Thu. Until March 15. Street 17a, Al Quoz 3 (04 341 7303).

Sample a succulent Sunday roast: Tuck into the UK’s quintessential Sunday meal.
Dhs165 (soft drinks), Dhs225 (selected house beverages), free for children under 12. 6.30pm-11pm. Ongoing. The Talk, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach (04 449 8888).

Hear some Malian pop: Hear something new from legendary pop singer Salif Keita, from Mali, who plays for free in the open air.
Free. 7pm. Burj Steps, Downtown Burj Khalifa (no number).

P-p-p-pick up a penguin at the Snow Park: Have you ever cuddled a small, fish-eating, flightless bird that hails from the Arctic? If not, now’s your chance, as there is now a merry band of King and Gentoo penguins, happily ensconced on the snowy slopes of Ski Dubai. Furthermore, they are all tame penguins, and apparently, according to their keepers, they like nothing better than a cuddle (and a handful of fresh Mackerel) from some interested spectators.
Dhs175 (per person) for penguin petting, Dhs120 (for adults) Dhs110 (for children) for Snow Park entry. Penguin petting is available daily, from 1-9pm on weekdays and 12pm-9pm on weekends. Ongoing.
www.skidxb.com (800 534 7873).

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