Find out what’s happening this weekend near you (21-23 Oct)

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No idea what to do or where to go this weekend? We’ve got the inside scoop on all the best events happening over the weekend!

 

Weekends can be a tonne of stress - trying to entertain the kids, catch up on your rest and run all of your errands. We suggest that this weekend you take some time to just enjoy your time away from work. Kick back and relax!

 

1. Green Is The New Black Festival

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At the rate we’re currently going, there won’t be much left our beautiful home left for our children to enjoy. So why not take the time this weekend to find out how you can go green? GITNB promises talks and workshops on how you can improve yourself and preserve the Earth.

They will be featuring everything from a talk on fashion and consumption to a workshop teaching you how to build your own herb garden. Plus, once you’re all tuckered out you can hit the market for some earth-loving grub while you shop from 70 conscious brands!

Did we mention there will be Tiger Beer, Sailor Jerry’s rum and live sweet tunes to loosen up those tense nerves?

Where: Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore

When: 22nd October

Time: 9am - 9pm

Price: FREE

Website: www.greenisthenewblack.asia

 

2. Urban Kampung

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Singapore is undoubtedly a diverse and multi-racial culture. We live, breathe, work and play with so many different races - but how much do we really know about some of the people we call neighbours?

Urban Kampung aims to promote racial harmony by giving you a better understanding of the Malay community here in Singapore. Come on down and learn more about the Malay culture while you revel in nostalgia with some traditional kampung games!

Make sure you bring a picnic mat and your friends since the best satay stalls from all around the island will be going head to head in a battle for title of Ultimate Satay Master. Get yourself a ticket and you’ll be able to sample satay from each of the stalls!

Where: Queen Elizabeth Walk @ Esplanade Park

When: 22nd October

Time: 5pm - 9pm

Price: S$25

Website: https://kindness.sg/blog/work/urban-kampung/

 

3. The Beach Backyard

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Snow Leopard Vodka and Sand Bar Sentosa have to come together to celebrate International Snow Leopard Day! Show your support by having a Snow Leopard Vodka cocktail where $2 of the sales will go towards protecting our snow leopards!

Honestly what better way is there to celebrate the weekend than by hitting the beach? We say you should pack up your beach mats and head down for a day of fun-filled frolicking in the sun! There’s even a special cardboard playground for your little ones, beach toys and all!

At S$48 per person be prepared to tuck into a delicious barbecue spread with everything from meat to seafood to salad, to choose from! Live DJs, a saxophonist and a guitarist will be there to take you through the day with only the best beats!

P.S. Pets are welcomed - they’re family after all!

Where: Sandbar, 52 Siloso Beach Walk

When: 23rd October

Time: 12pm - 8pm

Price: FREE

Website: www.facebook.com/SandbarSingapore

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4. Singapore Wine Fiesta

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Are you a wine connoisseur, or are you just someone who fancies the occasional glass? Whichever it is, the Singapore Wine Fiesta welcomes wine-lovers of all types. They welcome you to kick-off the start of the weekend with them.

Touted as Singapore’s largest outdoor wine festival, you’ll get the opportunity to sample more than 100 types of wine! They’ll even let you meet the winemakers where you can learn more about their wine-making process.

The theme of the year is ‘Rising Roots’, and you’re being urged to discover the sustainable wine movement. In other words, wine that won’t hurt the planet we’re living on!

Where: Clifford Square, 80 Collyer Quay

When: 20th - 23rd October

Time: 4pm - 10pm (Thurs) 12pm - 10pm (Fri) 12pm - 9pm (Sat)

Price: S$50 per ticket or S$99 for 3

Website: http://www.winefiesta.com.sg

 

5. Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market

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Get the kids involved at the Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market! Especially since it’s the Children’s Day edition! Arts and crafts, a flea market, all the munchies you can imagine! We’d say it’s shaping up to be a good weekend indeed.

Since it’s a special edition of the Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market, you’re in for a treat of dance workshops and performances as part of the nationwide dance movement, Got To Move! Head down and celebrate the weekend, kids, family and all!

When: 22nd - 23rd October

Where: Goodman Arts Centre

Time: 10am - 6pm

Price: FREE

Website: https://www.facebook.com/GoodmanArtsCentre/

 

6.  Family Day @ WTA Finals

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If you’re into sports, you’re going to want to head down this weekend! We suggest you make this a family affair by bringing the kids along with you. Nickelodeon has partnered with WTA to bring you all your kids’ favorite characters.

We hear that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will even be at the Centre Court and part of the action! Head over to the fan village where face painting, street magic and all kinds of other exciting events await.

Mums and dads, stick around for the lineup of super talented female tennis players as well. It’s your weekend too, you should get to enjoy it just as much!

When: 23rd October

Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium

Time: 11am - 5pm

Price: FREE (Fan Village) Ticket prices apply for other days

Website: http://www.wtafinals.com

 

7.  Yoga and Breast Cancer Prevention Workshop

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Use your weekend to do something good - both for yourself and for others. The Yoga and Breast Cancer Prevention Workshop will show you how to take a holistic approach at breast cancer prevention and recovery.

Tickets are going at S$38 and all proceeds will be going to charity. You’ll get the chance to learn more about yoga and its benefits - and they’re throwing in a complimentary Pink Lady Cold Pressed Juice.

We feel that the best part about yoga is that you can take home what you learn and practice is anywhere!

When: 22nd October

Where: Aramsa, 1382 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1

Time: 11.30am - 4.30pm

Price: S$38

Website: http://www.yogaseeds.com.sg/events

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8. Dan:s Festival 2016 Rasas - Burmese Zat Pwe

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Get in touch with your cultural side and head down to the Esplanade this weekend where you’re in for a real treat! Burmese Zat Pwe is a stylized form of dance fro Myanmar. The inspiration between the dance is drawn from Buddhist scriptures. However, the dance is at the same time very improvisatory.

The movements that the dance comprises of seek influence from the movements from a wide range of sources. Everything from birds to spirits in the spiritual realm!

Why not expose the kids, and yourselves, to a form of dance so rich in culture and meaning?

When: 21st - 23rd October

Where: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 21 & 22 Oct 2016 : 7pm & 8.45pm

23 Oct 2016 : 6.15pm & 8pm

Price: FREE

Website: www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/dans-festival/2016/rasas-zat-pwe?IsFree=1&Start=20161019

 

9. What’s Your Move

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If you prefer to actually do the dancing, as opposed to watching someone else do it, this is definitely your weekend game plan. What’s Your Move invites you to dance under the night sky with direction from professional dance instructors to keep you on track.

This weekend features flamenco, Spanish dance and salsa, just to name a few. We really don’t know what you’re waiting for - grab those dance shoes and your dancing partner and get moving.

When: 21st - 23rd October

Where: Powerhouse @ Esplanade

Time: Various Timings

Price: FREE

Website: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/dans-festival/2016/whats-your-move?IsFree=1&Start=20161019

 

10. RENT by Pangdemonium

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Sunday will be your last chance to catch a local take on the iconic musical, RENT. Brought to you Pangdemonium, you’ll be taken into the lives of a group of young adults, plagued by drug abuse, political unrest and the uncertainty of the future.

We think it’s time for all of you theatre lovers to get out there and show your support for local talent and productions. This weekend, is after all your last chance to catch this one!

When: 21st - 23rd October

Where: Drama Centre Theatre

Time: Various Timings

Price: Various Prices

Website: pangdemonium.com

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Written by

Sonia Pasupathy

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