Five things to do today: book a tour with Capt Tony's and enjoy ribs at Blue Flame

Our round-up of activities to try today, from a boat tour to listening to emerging singers at The Fridge.

Capt Tony's offers boat tours to Dolphin Bay plus there's the option to camp on the beach and rent stand up paddle boards. Courtesy Captain Tony's
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book a boat tour to Dolphin Bay with Capt Tony's, an eco-conscious tour operator. Off the beaten path, this spot is perfect for a relaxing getaway from the city. Additionally, you can camp on the beach among the nearby mangroves. Daily from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm, from Dh350 for adults, Dh250 for children, including sandwiches and drinks. Stand up paddle boards are available to rent for Dh250, 02 650 7175,

tuck into beef, lamb and veal ribs tonight at Ribs Night at Blue Flame. All-you-can-eat ribs are available every Wednesday night for Dh200, including two beverages. From 6pm to 11pm, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Al Garhoud, Dubai, reservations at 04 230 8580 or

attend the Speaking of Photography Series to learn about the technical history of the medium and its conceptual uses. The first lecture, History of Photography Part 1 - Invention, led by the artist and professor Matthew Dols, will focus on the technical advances and original uses. Starts at 7pm, Al Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Block E, First Floor, Taawun Road, Sharjah, 06 556 6555,

head to The Pavilion Downtown Dubai for The Fridge's Singer/Songwriter Showcase, which features established and emerging songwriters. From 7.30pm, free entry, Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, 04 447 7025,

become a mat Pilates or an Xtend Barre instructor. Real Pilates is hosting a certification course for Stott Pilates and a training programme for Xtend Barre. April 19 for the Xtend Barre Stick Teacher Training programme and April 29 to May 7 for the Stott Pilates Certification Course. Register at 050 552 9527,

* Compiled by Ellen Fortini

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