5 things to do today

Have a fashionable afternoon tea or bid in a Christie’s auction

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Sunday, April 15

A fashion-themed afternoon tea: Enjoy sweets themed on current fashion trends, such as the ‘macadamia nut bucket bag’.
Dhs199 (for two), Dhs399 (for two with a glass of bubbly each). 2pm-7pm. Until August 31. Raffles Dubai, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).

Make a bid in a Christie’s auction: Take a peek at the artworks on sale before they’re snapped up by millionaires.
Free. 2pm-10pm. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, www.christies.com (04 425 5647).

Sunday roast! Enjoy a traditional Sunday feast: roast beef served with veg, Yorkshire pudding and gravy.
Dhs120. 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. The Wharf, Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6152).

Shoot some hoops with the girls: Ladies, listen up: try your hand at basketball. It’s a fun way to stay in shape, and beginners are welcome.
Dhs50 per session. 8pm. Until May 13. Wellington International School, Umm Suqeim, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Go for a bike ride at Mushrif Park: Soon it’ll be far too sticky for bike rides in the fresh air, so why not burn off some excess calories on an outing at Mushrif Park? This well-cared-for nature reserve and park has a 2.5km cycle track, with all sorts of interesting detours for little ones to explore and enough hills to leave you comfortably out of breath.
Dhs10 per car; Dhs3 per person. Open daily 8am-10pm. Off Airport Road, Mirdif (04 288 3624).

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