Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos over the next 7 days; it’s all here in Your Weekly Calendar!
TREAT YO’ SELF, mama! Urban Ventures is set to serve up a buffet of art and music like never before, creating a haven for arts, music, and people over three days. Expect plenty of performances to groove to while you shop at the Artisans Market featuring 20 local brands, plus a live mural painting will have visual art enthusiasts, young and old, in awe as a plain and unadorned underpass is transformed.
When: TODAY, 19 May – Sunday, 21 May 2017, 12pm – 10:30pm
Where: Duxton Plain Park, Keong Saik Rd, Singapore 089140
How much: Free!
Stock up on your trusty supply of locally sourced goods and farm-fresh bites as the family-friendly Social Market returns! Market-goers can look forward to a plethora of curated goods straight from Singapore soil, including homemade Cerena Honey, freshly-farmed Kuhlbarra barramundi, natural soy wax Hush Candles, and freshly-baked cupcakes and card-making workshops with proceeds going to a good cause. Take your pick of nibbles and nosh from the local vendors who will be serving up a deluge of goodies, from warm, gooey raclette cheese from The Raclette Movement to otah scotch eggs from Crack. Beat the heat with cold-pressed juices and smoothies from Hydrate Juices, or kid-favourite fresh fruit popsicles from Popaganda!
When: Saturday, 20 May – Sunday, 21 May 2017, 11am to 5pm
Where: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road, Singapore 248819
How much: Free!
Geylang Serai is set to dazzle with a spectacular display of lights and new larger-than-life installations modelled after items often associated with Malay culture and heritage in celebration of Ramadan and Hari Raya! Admire the street decorations and look forward to a wide array of activities, which include a performance by Ramili Sarip – Singapore’s very own “Papa Rock” – as well as kompang (drum) and tarian (dance) performances.
When: Official Light Up on Saturday, 20 May 2017 and will run till 7 July 2017
Where: Field in front of Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub, 11 Jalan Ubi Block 5, Singapore 409074
How much: Free!
Calling all aspiring jazz musicians! Aiming to nurture young talent and develop the skills of young musicians, the festival hosted by Jazz Association Singapore (JASS) will feature mentors such as saxophonist and composer Benny Golson (USA), Music Director and pianist Jeremy Monteiro (Singapore), Guest Music Director Fritz K Renold (Switzerland), and members of the Jazz Association of Singapore Youth Orchestra (JassYO!). As part of the festival, there will be a daily Workshop Series led by the mentors at the end of the day; members of the public are encouraged to sign up to observe and learn more about jazz. You can also look forward to a concert on 27 May!
When: Monday, 22 May – Saturday, 27 May 2017
Where: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place, Singapore 179556
How much: From $15 for one workshop
Join the hottest names in health and fitness for a heart-pumping weekend! Check out Singapore’s First Fitness Concert, where Live Mass Workouts with fitness celebrities and top pros (any Blogilates fans here?) will take place at the Bayfront Event Space. Join workout trials for fitness junkies of all ages – they even have a Kids Gym with basketball, soccer, tennis and badminton classes! Discover and learn about living well at health and nutrition talks and workshops at the Healthy Living Show. Keep an eye out for the Food Village, which will feature a curated line-up of healthy, clean eats to fuel you throughout the weekend!
When: Saturday, 20 May – Sunday, 21 May 2017
Where: Bayfront Event Space, Bayfront Avenue
How much: From $69 for a 1-day pass (enter MAY15OFF to get $15 off ticket prices, mama!). Kiddos under 12 enter FREE!
Catch this tribute to the richly diverse choral music scene in Singapore coupled with international heritage, with songs by prominent local composers including Leong Yoon Pin. The programme also celebrates the shared choral music and culture between APAC nations with songs by composers originating from Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. The concert features the chorus of more than 90 singers and pianist Francesca Lee, conducted by Artistic Director Chong Wai Lun.
When: Saturday, 20 May 2017
Where: SOTA Concert Hall, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
How much: $30 standard, $20 concession. Following the performance will be refreshments of wine, soft drinks and light snacks.
Learn how to instil a strong love for knowledge in your kiddos with the LEARNING SERIES by Learning Vision! These interactive, parent-accompanied sessions held by their curriculum experts from 20 – 26 May 2017, 10am – 2pm will include tips from the award-winning Learning Vision curriculum and unique teaching methods that make learning even more fun and effective. RSVP here and you can take up to $1,200 off fees when you register your child during the event!
Recommended for mamas and dads of little ones aged 18 months to 6 years old.
When: Saturday, 20 May – Friday, 26 May, 2017
Where: Various locations
How much: RSVP here