x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 29 July 2017

Get tickets for the Verdi bicentenary event, get creative with Gap, research Ductac's classes and try Jones the Grocer's delivery service.

The Belgian player Xavier Malisse gets help from his coach Allistair McCaw, who is coming to the capital. Courtesy Professional Sports Services
The Belgian player Xavier Malisse gets help from his coach Allistair McCaw, who is coming to the capital. Courtesy Professional Sports Services

register to attend the Allistair McCaw Tennis Seminar. ­Tennis coaches in the UAE can learn from McCaw, one of the world’s top performance trainers, who will share the secrets to his success along with insight into training some of the world’s best. Friday and Saturday, Dh400, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, limited to 25 attendees, register at info@pss-emirates.com

get your tickets for the Montegrappa Verdi Bicentenary Concert and Gala Dinner. To honour Verdi’s 200th birthday, a gala dinner and concert will be held by Emirates Opera Project and Al Shara Orchestra. Enjoy selections from operas including Rigoletto, La Traviata, Nabuco and Aida. October 10, from 7.30pm, tickets from Dh500, Raffles Dubai, Wafi City, www.montegrappa.me/verdi, 050 928 0085

get creative as Gap and thejamjar celebrate Back to Blue. Watch a graffiti artist paint a mural and bring your own true blue ideas to life – all while enjoying music and themed treats. Plus take home a T-shirt with your artwork on it and a Gap voucher. From 7.30pm to 9.30pm, thejamjar, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 7303, register at www.rsvp-invitation.com/BacktoBlue

find a wide variety of art classes and programmes at Ductac, including comic making, painting, pottery, calligraphy, film making, kilim weaving, animation, figure drawing and more. Daily, various times and prices, Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, 04 341 4777, www.ductac.org

enjoy selected gourmet meals via home delivery in Dubai from Jones the Grocer. Free delivery will be available for orders over Dh80, Saturdays to Thursdays, from 4pm to 11pm, from Safa Park to Dubai Marina, ­including Palm Jumeirah. Call 04 346 6886 to order and for more information

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