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Ladies can improve their golf skills at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club Academy.
Ladies can improve their golf skills at the Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club Academy.

5 things to do today: hone your golf skills or try the new menu at Turquoiz

Our round-up of five things to do in the UAE today.


the basics of golf, ladies, including bunker play, pitching, irons, chipping, putting, rules and etiquette in a one-hour coaching session, plus get members’ rate on green fees for the day. From 8.30am to 9.30am, Dh70, Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club Academy, 06 548 7777, www.golfandshootingshj.com

see the exhibition Reconnect by the ceramicist and contemporary artist Hendrik Stroebel, who presents works that combine ceramic, embroidery, carved wood and bronze and have a painterly quality where the coloured thread evokes the freshness and immediacy of the painted mark. From 10am to 6pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Showcase Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 379 0940, www.showcaseuae.com

enjoy the warmer weather with new menu choices at Turquoiz, the beach restaurant and lounge at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort. The menu includes fish cakes, smoked haddock omelette, veal chop and crab ceviche. Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 498 8008, reservations.saadiyat@stregis.com

get your tickets today for the Grazia Style Awards tomorrow night. The ceremony will toast the finest and the most influential individuals in the industry. Tomorrow night from 7.15pm, Dh300, or a table of 10 for Dh3,000. JW Marriot Marquis, Dubai, contact laura.holmes@itp.com for tickets, www.ahlanlive.com/grazia-style-awards-2013

check out the Affordable Art Sale at Art Hub, where more than 300 paintings by 30 artists are being displayed under one roof. Pieces are priced between Dh250 and Dh2,000. From 9am to 8pm, Saturdays to Wednesdays; 9am to 2pm, Thursdays (closed Fridays), Plot 38 MWF, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae



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