5 things to do today: enjoy a festive feast at Jones the Grocer or try out the Octagym

Our daily round-up: Enjoy a festive three-course set menu at Jones the Grocer, try out the Octagym at Dubai Ladies Club, take children to the Frozen Holiday Workshop, register to audition for the Broadway musical Annie, and take part in the 5,000 Calorie Challenge.
Stuffed turkey galantine. Courtesy of Jones the Grocer
Stuffed turkey galantine. Courtesy of Jones the Grocer

Enjoy a festive three-course set menu at Jones the Grocer, including prawn and fennel bisque or a spinach and cranberry salad with hot Brie, a main course of deconstructed beef Wellington or apricot and sage stuffed turkey galantine, and chocolate and cherry roulade for dessert. From Dh140, Jones the Grocer locations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, www.jonesthegrocer.com

Try out the Octagym at Dubai Ladies Club, a multi-use functional training facility including open-floor, group-training and personal-training sessions based on the Octagym frame, where circuit training takes place. There are eight stations and group training for up to eight participants. From 7am to 10pm, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, 04 349 9922, www.dubailadiesclub.com

Take children between the ages of 5-9 to the Frozen Holiday Workshop, where they can enjoy singing, drama and arts and crafts based on the hit film, and put on a mini performance for parents. From 10am to 12.30pm, Dh185, Glee Club at The Hub, Falcon Tower, Hamdan Street, Abu Dhabi, register at 02 632 7888, registry@musichub.ae

Register to audition for the Broadway musical Annie, to be performed live on stage in Dubai in April with Popular Productions. Dancers, singers and actors from 7-60 are invited to try out for a role in the story about a young orphan and a famous billionaire. Auditions are on January 16 and 17, James & Alex Dance Studios, Dubai Media City, register at www.annieonstage.com

Take part in the 5,000 Calorie Challenge, a group spinning session in which participants must collectively reach 5,000 calories burnt to match the amount the Emirati sailor Adil Khalid burns in a typical day aboard Azzam during the Volvo Ocean Race. From 6pm, ages 16+, free, Volvo Ocean Race Destination Village, Breakwater, Abu Dhabi, register at burn5000@theroom.com

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Published: December 22, 2014 04:00 AM

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