5 things to do today

Attend the first day of Dubai Boat Show or get hot at Firedance

The Knowledge
Tuesday, March 13

Get two treatments for the price of one: Buy one make-up service and receive a polish change free of charge.
Make-up services from Dhs250. Until March 31. VOG Colour Your Life, Sunset Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 380 8960).

Take tea on Bateaux Dubai: See the creek while sipping on a selection of teas and scoffing scones.
Prices start at Dhs75 per person. 3pm (departs at 3.30pm). Ongoing. Dubai Deira Creek, opposite British Embassy (04 399 4994).

Attend the first day of Dubai Boat Show: Pick up the latest diving equipment or check out impressive superyachts and supercars at this five-day show.
Dhs60 per person. 3pm-9.30pm. Until March 17. Dubai International Marine Club, www.timeouttickets.com

Get hot at Firedance: Days after Sandance, DJ Alligator is behind the decks at XL’s spin-off, Firedance.
Dhs100. 6pm-3am. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa (056 640 6161).

Arabian Wildlife Centre: Situated just off Al Dhaid Road, the Arabian Wildlife Centre is a fabbie indoor facility bang in the middle of the animal enclosures. Observation windows mean the big cats, oryx, gazelle, ostrich and more can literally be just inches away from you, seemingly oblivious to your presence. Once you’ve looked at all the rare animals, why not pop along to the Petting Farm next door? With camels, ponies, cows, sheepand donkeys you can pet and feed, it’s a fantastic family afternoon out. Dhs15 per person, and kids under 12 get in free.
Open Sun-Thu 9am-5.30pm (closed Tue), Fri 2pm-5.30pm, Sat 11am-5.30pm. Ongoing. (06 531 1999; www.breedingcentresharjah.com).

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