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Learn about sand tiger sharks and other species of sharks at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall. Courtesy Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Learn about sand tiger sharks and other species of sharks at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall. Courtesy Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Five things to do in the UAE today: Sharks Alive exhibition, join the Chakra Yoga Challenge

See an exhibition on scent and olfactory inspirations and give children a creative outlet at Art Beat or Dubai International Art Centre.

Check out the exhibition Sharks Alive!, which opens today. Nature enthusiasts can learn about sand tiger sharks and other species including white tips, black tips, grey reef, bamboo, horned, zebra and the tropical wobbegong species. 10am-10pm Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 448 5200, www.thedubaiaquarium.com

See The Infusion of Impossible Things, where the artists Colleen Quigley, Debjani Bhardwaj and Janet Bellotto present drawings, sculpture, video and mixed-media works that trace the possibilities of scent and olfactory inspirations. Daily until April 15, 9am-7pm, Sundays to Thursdays, XVA Art Hotel, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Dubai, 04 353 5383, www.xvagallery.com

Take part in the Chakra Yoga Challenge 2013 and energise, awaken or balance the seven energy centres of your body and mind through asana, meditation and visualisation. Sign up by April 8 for the 10-week challenge, which begins on April 14 and runs until June 19, 7-8pm on Sundays; Dh600, 7.15-8.15pm on Wednesdays, Rocco Forte Hotel, Abu Dhabi, www.letsgoyogame.com

Sign the children up for a spring art camp with supervised workshops for ages 8-14. Get creative, make friends and take home your own piece of art. From 10.30am-noon, Art Beat, corner of 25th and 4th (Muroor) streets, Abu Dhabi, 055 269 8011, www.artbeatuae.com

Head to Dubai International Art Centre for kids' classes. Activities include drawing, decoupage, mixed media, sculpture, glass painting, wood painting, cooking and more. From 10am-1pm or 1-4pm, Dubai International Arts Centre, Street 75B, Jumeirah 1, behind Town Centre, Dubai, register at 04 344 4398 or artdubai@eim.ae

* Compiled by Ellen Fortini



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