Where To Go This Weekends – 12 June 2010


What To Do and Where To Go?

Weekends is here again!  zz 16

I have handpicked many exciting activities for your family to save you from cracking your head on where to bring your family to during this weekends.   This week, there are some parenting workshops that cater to the needs of parents, would-be parents and guardians.  All activities provide opportunities for family bonding, fun and what’s more….. some activities are FREE!  Enjoy and wish you a Happy Weekends!  zz 3


Mega Line Dance

For :  Whole Family

linedance This will be one of the biggest line dance in Singapore this year.   Put on your dancing shoes and dance to the tune with thousands of others around you. This event will bring together all the line dance community groups in Singapore and pair them with dance/film makers. The resulting dance/film project will be showcased in dance/film series of Singapore Arts Festival 2011.    This event is part of the Singapore Arts Festival Festival 2010.

The public is encouraged to take public transport to either events.  

See maps for both location

Date: 13 June (Sunday)

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Venue:  There are 2 locations for this events and they have slightly different themes. :

A.   The Promontory @ Marina Bay

It has the Country Line Dance theme.  Just beside the new NTUC Building at One Marina Boulevard.  Please come dressed in shades of red or yellow in support of the passion and happiness of dancing in the arts!image

Nearest MRT Station:  Raffles Place MRT 

Where to park?
NTUC Building at One Marina Boulevard
Opens on Sundays from 7am to 11pm

Other near-by car parks:
1. Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1
2. One Raffles Quay


B. Marina Barrage

imageThe traditional Line Dance theme. Please come dressed in shades blue or green in  support of the clean water, clear air movement.

Regular Shuttle buses will be provided from Marina Bay MRT and Tanjong Pagar MRT from 4pm to 11pm, every 10 minutes.


Admission:  FREE !!! zz 0  All participants will receive a goodie bag worth $20.  First 200 that arrive at each venue will receive an early-bird goodie bag worth over $100.   So be there early!!!  


The PC Show 2010

For :  Whole Family


If you intend to get some IT gadgets and computer accessories, the PC Show 2010 is one of the events you should not miss . It is the Singapore longest running IT and consumer electronic show which is now in its 20th edition.  Many exhibitors are participating from across the world to present an extensive range of high-tech products related to computer hardware & software.  Exhibitors at The PC Show 2010 include Acer, Apple by EpiCentre & Pacific City, ASUS, Canon, Compaq, Creative by C2O Corporation, Dell, Eastgear, Epson, Fujitsu by AsiaPac, HP, Lenovo, LG, M1, Microsoft, Oki Data, Olympus, Penpower, Samsung, Seagate, Singtel, Sony, Starhub, Targus, Toshiba,Western Digital and many others.  Moreover exhibitors at the PC Show offer exciting bargains and free gifts. 

Date:   Jun 10, 2009 – Jun 13, 2009

Time:   12pm – 9pm

Venue:  Level 1, 3, 4, 6 The Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City Singapore.

Official Website: http://www.thepcshow.com.sg/

Admission: FREE !!! zz 0  


Pre-parenting Workshop

For: Parents/Would-Be parents


This workshop organised by Centre for Fathering & KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital consists of 2 parts. Part 1 – A Strong Marriage to Welcome Your Newborn. You were couples first before you became parents. Being a parent does not mean you are no longer husband and wife. The couples come together for discussions on decision-making and positive communication.  Part 2 – Parenting Right from the Start. The baby will be arriving soon. It will help to build a foundation of understanding your duties, roles and commitment to your baby. Fathers are parents too and shared responsibility is essential to fully benefit the baby by understanding your newborn’s signs and signals.

Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 1.30 – 4.30 pm

Venue: KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road Admission: $30 per couple

Registration: Contact Ms Shane Wong Tel: 6394 1268                 Email: Shane.Wong.SF@kkh.com.sg


Marina Barrage Kite  Kite Making/flying competition

For :  Whole Family

kitelong_thumb3Soaring as a Family – this event is held at the Marina Barrage. This kite making/ flying competition seeks to imbue pro family values and encourages family bonding. It stresses the importance of all members of family to make conscious efforts to build a strong and cohesive family. Through this event, each family unit will be encouraged to vision together and create a family theme for their respective kites. Together they will make, design, and then fly their family kites, SOARING AS A FAMILY. Families are given abundant opportunities to have fun, learn to interact, communicate effectively and bond in a relaxed environment.

Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday) & & 26 June 2010 (Saturday)

Time:  2:00pm – 6:00pm

Venue: Marina Barrage

Admission: FREE!

Registration: Ms Carolyn Tan             Tel: 6317 9974                 Email: Carolyn.tan@touch.org.sg

Family Affair on Bicycle 2010

For:  Family with child of 5 years old and above.

Learner 1Come join us for a fun and exciting amazing race at ECP! Here’s the twist, you get to go on bicycles! Less tiring? You bet! Hesitate no more! Your adventure awaits you! Families will play games at designated locations along the ECP.

Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday)

Time:  8:30am – 12:30pm

Venue: East Coast Park near Carpark C4

Admission: $3/pax with free use of bicycle for 3 hours.   Tricycles provided for the very young

Registration: Purchase ticket over counter at Telok Blangah CC and Dover CC


Feed your Family for under $20

For :  Parents

pastry Research has shown that families who eat together have stronger bonds with each other and also eat more healthily. Families who eat together, stay together.

To help families with coming up with easy family meal recipe which are easy for the wallets, come join us at the Unilever Foods Roadshow and learn how to whip up a delicious family meal for 4 for just under $20.

There will be on site demonstration on how to cook 4 different recipes using your favourite food products from Unilever: Lipton, Skippy, Knorr, Ragu and Ladies Choice. 

Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday) – 13 June 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Venue: FairPrice Xtra Ang Mo Kio

Admission: FREE !!! zz 0

Registration: *No registration required


Hot Tips on Parenting

For: Parents

parenting congress 2010

This workshop organised by SAFRA is a parenting talk that provides parenting tips to soon-to-be parents, first time parents and parents with young children.


Date: 12 June 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 3.30pm – 4.30 pm  

Venue: SAFRA Jurong

Admission: $8 ($6 for SAFRA members)
Registration: Mr Aden at 66864328


Photo credits to madaboutasia

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