5 things to do: sign up for masterclass at Vogue Café and more

Plus, see a NSO Opera show, get tickets for Dubai's Pink Ball, attend the Reel Palestine screenings and register for comedy lessons.

The cast of Amahl and the Night Visitors on stage. Courtesy of NSO Opera
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Sign up for Vogue Cafe's Valentine's Day masterclass and learn how to create the love mocktail Chanel No6, which is exclusive to the cafe, and a duo of profiteroles filled with vanilla pastry cream and rich Chantilly flavouring. February 11, 18 and 25, Dh180, Vogue Cafe Espresso Bar, Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, register at 04 501 6810, voguecafedm@ginzaretail.com

See a preview of the NSO Opera's show Amahl and the Night Visitors about a curious shepherd boy and his widowed mother who are visited by the Three Wise Men on their way to Bethlehem. This will be followed by a vocal programme of opera arias. January 19, 7.30pm, Dh100, Brighton College, Khalifa Park, Abu Dhabi, www.timeouttickets.com

Get your tickets for Dubai's Big Pink Ball. Enjoy an evening of Hollywood glitz in support of breast cancer awareness through the Al Jalila Foundation. The ball features food, drink, charity auctions and a raffle.February 12, from Dh954 per person, Emirates Golf Club, Dubai, www.bigpinkball.com

Attend the Reel Palestine screenings and see the film Giraffada, about the last remaining giraffe in the West Bank zoo that is killed during air strikes. As the giraffe's partner struggles with grief, the veterinarian and his son attempt to find her a new companion. January 19, 7pm, thejamjar, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 7303, www.thejamjardubai.com

Register now to take comedy classes with Dubomedy Arts School, which offers classes led by the comedians Mina Liccone, Ali Al Sayed and Omar Ismail in improv and stand-up, a teen comedy club and a course specially designed for youth on the austim spectrum. Classes start January 31, Dubai, www.dubomedy.com, 800 266339