5 things to do today: book a Shark Encounter at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and get tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters

Our daily round-up of things to do: book a Shark Encounter at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo; get tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters; plan to attend Dana's Spooktacular at Yas Waterworld; sign up to take part in Flow in the Dark with Angela: Pop-Up Yoga Party; and have some fun at Laughter Factory.

Shark Encounter. Courtesy Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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Book a Shark Encounter experience at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and get up close as they are fed from the safety of a diving cage. Following the 30-minute experience, tour the behind-the-scenes facilities and learn about the shark-breeding programme as well as the importance of sharks' survival in the wild. At 2pm, Dh600 per person includes entry to the aquarium and tour, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, 04 448 5200, www.thedubaiaquarium.com

Get tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters. The classic American basketball entertainers celebrate their 90th anniversary as part of their 2016 World Tour. Expect tricks, laughs and high-flying family fun. October 28, gates open at 5.30pm, show starts at 7pm, from Dh75, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Al Garhoud, Dubai, www.ticketmaster.ae

Plan to attend Dana's Spooktacular at Yas Waterworld, which will have a makeover complete with jack-o'-lanterns, cobwebs, ghostly music and ghoulish visitors. Enjoy the rides, slides and attractions, plus prizes. October 28, from 6pm to 10pm, from Dh490 for a family of four includes admission and the Spooky Buffet, Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 02 414 2000, www.yaswaterworld.com

Sign up to take part in Flow in the Dark with Angela: Pop-Up Yoga Party at Bodytree. The lights will be dimmed to sharpen your senses as you try to balance in the dark. Arrive early to apply black-light body paint and wear white or neon colours to really glow. Thursday, October 20, 7.30pm to 9pm, Dh95 includes a juice from Nectar, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

Have some fun at The Laughter Factory. This month's line-up of comedians includes talkative Scotsman Larry Dean, blunt Canadian Allyson June Smith and self-deprecating Englishman Nick Dixon. Tonight, 8pm, Dh140, ages 21 and older, McGettigan's, JLT, Dubai, 04 355 1862, www.platinumlist.net

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