Where To Go and What To Do In Singapore This Weekend?
Weekend is around the corner and I am recommending some activities for you and your family to participate and enjoy. Hopefully you will like the recommendations as much as me and have fun. MOST activities are FREE!
National Art Gallery Open House
For: Whole Family Editor’s Choice
The grand City Hall and the Supreme Court buildings are going to transform to a new National Art Gallery soon. After this open house, the old Supreme Court buildings and City Hall will be closed for renovation and restoration and will complete by 2013. However, before it happens, come down for this weekend to enjoy these historic spaces for FREE.
There will be many events suitable for the whole family including flea markets, a snack fair and also activity corners for children. On top of that, there will be some exciting activities such as film screenings and portrait drawings. You will be also able to see 12 winning entries of a photography competition organized by the Gallery and the Singapore Photographic Society of Singapore on level one of City Hall.
I would suggest that you download the digital copy of the itinerary in order to enjoy the event better.
Date: 16 Oct 2010 (Saturday) – 17 Oct 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 11am – 6pm
Venue: City Hall and former Supreme Court Buildings
Candle Night@ Marina Bay
For: Children (6 years and older) Editor’s Choice
Do you want to participate in lighting up the Marina Bay waterfront using candles in floating lanterns with art students from Singapore and Japan and the Lighting Detectives? together with public participants will light the waterfront in Marina Bay using candles in floating lanterns. You will enjoy the spectacle ambient lighting of soft candle lights and dimming of the surrounding buildings. Your child will be using recyclable materials to create beautiful lanterns in various shapes and sizes in workshops and float them in the water around the Clifford Pier at twilight. .
Come down and enjoy an evening of beautiful flickering candle light!
Date: 15 Oct (Friday)
Time: 6pm– 9pm
Venue: Candle light parade from Merlion Park, finishing off at Clifford Pier
Traditional Medicine Expo 2010
For: Seeking Health Info
Come down to the Traditioinal Medical Expo 2010 to know how to prevent cancer and enhance your wellbeing through Qigong and also get free consultations from Physicians from the Singapore Chinese Medical Union (SCMU).
TMExpo 2010 exhibits patented medicine, raw herbs, herbal extracts, health supplements, health care and therapy, as well as equipment and related services. There will also be cooking demonstrations by renowned Food & Nutrition Professor Zhang Zhen Zhong from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as local celebrity chef Irene Jensen.
After attending this exhibit, you will have a deeper understanding of the latest trends and developments in the Traditional Medicine arena as well as the regulatory framework for Traditional Medicine in the various ASEAN markets.
Date: For public: 16 October 2010 (Saturday) – 17 October 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 11am – 7pm
Venue: Suntec Exhibition Centre, Hall 403-404
Arty Crafty – Parchment Craft
For: Teenager (13-19 years old) and adults
Do you want to create a special self-made gift for your loved ones? Why not join the Arty Crafty Club and learn how to create special and unique craft items! You will learn how to make elegant parchment cards and crafts. Although the items looks simple, it produce a very sophisticated effect and will be a special gift to the special person you give to!
Date: 16 Oct 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 11am – 12.30pm
Venue: Tampines Regional Library, Changi Room
Admission: Requires registration and payment at our ekiosks. Limited to 20 participants per session.
MPH Book Sales
For: Books Lovers
Most children have finished or going to finish their exams, time to grab some books for your children or yourself? Then come down to this MPH sales to get hold of the books with discounted price of up to 80% !!!
Date: 15 October (Friday) – 17 October 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 9am – 9pm
Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 6A
NATAS Journeys Winter 2010
School holidays and Christmas holidays are coming very soon, do you have already a plan? Come down to NATAS Journeys Winter which may help you decide on the dream locations and get you the best travel packages.
Date: 16 October (Saturday) – 17 October 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 10am – 9.30pm
Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 6B
“Out of this World” Bash!
Come down to Bedok Public Library this Saturday to celebrate its 25th anniversary! Join this birthday party with theme of the outer-space world. Be prepared to go on a Moon Rock Hunt game, Black Hole Toss game, as well as answer some simple questions about space, to win some tokens! When in the outer space, try some space delicacies such as Mars bars, Nebula Punch and other Space Ranger snacks.
If you come in your craziest space costume such as an astronaut, an alien or anything you think is out of this world. You may win the best outfit prize!!!
Date: 16 October 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Bedok Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room
Admission: FREE!!! All you have to do is register at the Customer Service Counter with a loan receipt of 6 items from the 27 September to the 16 October 2010. Limited to 30 children only.
The Cross Roads Giant Garage Sale is back
The Cross Roads Giant Garage Sale is back with 48 vendors from all walks of life. You will find unique 2nd-hand items at the Cairnhill Community Club. Ideal place to visit after your yummy meal at the well-known Newton Circus Hawker Center which is opposite the Community Club.
Date: 16 Oct 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 9am to 6pm on Sat
Venue: Cairnhill Community Club in 1 Anthony Road (near Newton Circus)
Oktoberfest Sunday Brunch @ Fullerton
For: Whole Family
If you miss the Oktoberfest in Germany and its good food, worry not. You can still savor an endless flow of the favorite German culinary suck as the bratwurst on sauerkraut, weisswurst with spaetzle, crispy pork knuckles & boiled potatoes, fresh Bavarian pretzel bread, kartoffelsuppe and chicken schnitzel. Go down with unlimited thirst-quenching Erdinger beer and Moet & Chandon Champagne to add to the festive mood. In addition, there are the regular international cuisine offerings plus entertainments with themed German tunes from the ‘live’ band.
This is one place to go to indulge your appetite for anything Oktoberfest.
Date: 17 October 2010 (Sunday) and 24 October 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 10am to 9pm (Saturday), 10am to 7pm (Sunday)
Venue: Fullerton Hotel 1 Level, 1 Fullerton Square,
Telephone: 6877 8128 for reservation
Admission: Adult $158, with unlimited Erdinger beer and champagne; $148, with champagne and $98 without alcohol. Child: $46.
Travel Malaysia 2010
One of the favorite destination for Singaporean travelers is Malaysia. Get your bargains and tour packages for long holidays or short breaks to Malaysia in this exhibition of over 80 Malaysian-based tourism players, including hotels, resorts and theme parks.
Date: till 17 Oct 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 10am to 9.30pm
Venue: Suntec City Exhibition, Hall 401
Wishing You A Happy & Relaxing Weekend!!!