5 things to do today

Try ice-skating or head to Sofitel’s Stars, Food & Art gala

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Tuesday, April 2

See glass-tastic works of art: Renowned French glass-blower Jean Claude Novaro has teamed up with Royal Treasures Gallery to present his beautiful creations.
Free. Royal Treasures Gallery, Jumeirah Terrace, 2nd of December (04 386 0837).

Check out a new watersports centre: Watercooled Watersports Centre at Jebel Ali is now open, offering rides and activities including Zapcat powerboats, waterskiing, wakeboarding and much more. Advance booking essential.
Zapcat from Dhs170, waterskiing and wakeboarding from Dhs145. Ongoing. Open daily 9am-5.30pm. Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa (04 814 5555).

Try a spinning class at the Shangri-La: The Shangri-La health club has launched a new class schedule, so it’s time to try an intense workout.
Dhs60 per session. 6.30pm. Ongoing. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8888).

Head to Sofitel’s Stars, Food & Art gala: Seven Michelin-starred and celebrity chefs will convene for a food and music spectacular at the Sofitel, guest-starring Czech operasinger Edita Adlerová.
Dhs2,500 per person (includes grape pairings). 7pm ’til late. Pool Lounge, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach (04 448 4851).

Ice-skating fun at Dubai Mall: Share the thrill of the ice with your little one at Dubai Ice Rink’s mums-and-tots skating sessions. Get there for the first session of the day and the pair of you will pay Dhs50. If you want to hone your skills, an instructor is on hand to help you both through the wobbly stages – perfect for tots aged two to seven. Hot chocolate afterwards also goes down a treat.
Dhs50. Daily 10am-noon. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, www.dubaiicerink.com (04 448 5111).

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