5 things to do today

Watch Olympic closing ceremony or visit Dubai Aquarium for less

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Sunday, August 12

Admire Iranian artworks in JLT: Five Iranian artists are exhibiting at Arsh Art Gallery this month. Works on show include Taha Behbahani’s key sculptures including ‘Hou Hagh’ and ‘Lock and Bird’.
Free. Until August 31. Arsh Art Gallery, 2204 Indigo Icon Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 420 3471).

Cheap membership at Dubai Aquarium: Visitors who buy the Ultimate Aquarium Package can upgrade to an annual membership for an extra Dhs100, giving them free entry for a year.
Dhs100. Open daily 10am-1am. Until the end of Ramadan. The Dubai Mall (04 448 5200).

Watch the Olympic closing ceremony: Expect fanfares and fireworks at the close of the London Games and see the handover to Rio, which hosts the event in 2016.
7pm-10pm. Screened live on OSN Sports.

Try an evening roast: Head to Channels to tuck into a traditional English Sunday meal, including roasts and pies.

From Dhs145 (soft drinks). Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Ongoing. Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0201).

Bring out their culinary prowess:

Foodie mum Tina McFadzean is running her popular Little Chefs cooking camp throughout August: expect budding foodies to learn practical skills, simple recipes and enjoy field trips around Dubai’s culinary haunts. With snacks, lunch and more included in the price, hopefully they’ll be able to rustle up something spectacular in the kitchen after a week under Tina’s watchful gaze.

Dhs800 per week. August 12-16, 19-23, 26-30. For timings and location, contact hungrymum@yahoo.com (050 458 3015).

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