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!
The upcoming Collective Designs Fair is more than just a shopping paradise, mama! Check out mamapreneur-led brands and other awesome local labels, along with a wine bar, food and coffee spread, plus ice cream cookies to tame your sweet tooth. Take the little ones to the kiddo play area and you’ll have their entertainment sorted! Plus, head over to their Instagram to find out more about their giveaway contest worth over $1,000 up for grabs!
When: Friday, 23 September, 9am – 8pm and Saturday, 24 September, 10am – 7pm
Where: 410 North Bridge Road, level 6, Singapore 188726. Free parking available! Other parking spaces nearby: Raffles City Mall, Bugis, National Library
How much: Admission is FREE!
Join Pat’s Schoolhouse and check out the awesome facilities at the open day of its 18th campus! The whole area is peaceful, a great place for a kiddo to spend their formative school years. You’ll get to meet the team, and find out more about the curriculum before deciding if it’s the kind of school you want your kiddo to attend. On the day, children will enjoy a day of Fun in the Barn (it sure beats the city-living of the Little Red Dot!), and other fun activities such as face-painting and photo-booth taking. There are also loads of prizes to be won, plus find out how you can get the $500 registration fee waived!
When: Saturday, 24 September, 9:30am to 2pm
Where: 26 Jalan Shaer, Sembawang Springs Estate, Singapore 769372
How much: Free! Email [email protected] or call (+65) 6781 2288 for all the deets.
Expect new exhibitions and programmes by the galleries, guest exhibitions by the 5th Singapore International Photography Festival and the inaugural Supermama Porcelain Festival. There will also be mouth-watering outdoor F&B pop-ups, a showcase of home-grown music acts, live mural painting by Singapore artist Speak Cryptic and an official after party at Red Baron at tonight’s Art After Dark event. For mamas who prefer a daytime outing to the Barracks, the celebrations continue on Saturday at Art Day Out!, with open studios of NTU CCA Singapore’s Artists-in-Residence, artist-led talks and workshops, family-friendly art activities, guided tours, a farmers’ market and more.
When: Friday, 23 September, 7pm – 11pm – Saturday, 24 September, 2016, 2pm – 7pm
Where: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road Singapore 108937
How much: Free!
Rooftop Revelry will feature a stellar cast of local ‘hawker’ and ‘hipster’ food offerings and pop-up cocktail bars for guests to ‘make or buy’. Once you’re stuffed to the brim mama, check out the bazaar filled with quirky, independent pop-up stores ranging from clothing to art and crafts by local brands. All the while, you’ll be entertained by local acts and view contemporary panda art displays, a result of a nationwide art competition which invited aspiring designers to recreate foodpanda’s iconic mascot.
When: Saturday, 24 September, 5pm – 9pm
Where: Lepark, 1 Park Rd, #06-00 People’s Park Complex, Singapore 059108
How much: Register here for free entry! Please note that entry will strictly be permitted to attendees aged 18 and above only.
Join in this car boot sale to raise funds and awareness for persons with Cerebral Palsy, started by a mama of 5 who also teaches at Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore. 100% of the registration fees are going directly to the fundraiser.
When: Sunday, 25 September, 12pm – 6pm
Where: Furniture Gallery At Tampines, 18 Tampines Industrial Crescent [email protected], Singapore 528605
How much: Free!
In this parent-accompanied workshop, your little Art Explorers will be taken on a tour of Zai Kuning’s Artist Studio in Gillman Barracks. Discover the magical world of the Orang Laut (sea gypsies) and participate in an art-making workshop where children will create their own ‘Miniature Zai Kuning’ boat using twine!
When: Saturday, 24 September, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road, #01-24, Singapore 109444
How much: One Adult + One Child $15, Additional Child $10