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!
Want more reasons to #supportlocal, mama? If you’d love to discover great reads from our little island, mark your calendar for #BuySingLit, the latest literature movement to celebrate stories from Singapore, led by publishers, distributors, non-profits and the like from the local book industry. The highlight of the event is the fun-filled, activity-packed weekend of 24-26 February, celebrating with a total of 42 FREE programmes – over 20 of them being family-friendly! From book fairs to workshops, book-related activities at museums, storytelling activities, personal sessions with your favourite authors and more, there’s so much to do with or without the kiddos. Check out our full post here for our pick of programmes to attend!
When: Friday, 24 February 2017 – Sunday, 26 February 2017
Where: Various locations
How much: Mix of free and ticketed events. All the deets below, mama!
Classical music, laughter and fun don’t usually go together, but the talented and comical musician Sid Bowfin knows just how to tickle your funny bone with great tunes! Sharing his love for the classics, Sid will play famous tunes from great classical composers while keeping kiddos aged 4 and up engaged with lots of audience participation. Get your tickets via Sistic!
When: 25 & 26 February 2017 and 4, 5, 11 & 12 March 2017, 10:30am & 2:30pm
Where: Drama Centre Black Box, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5 National Library Building Singapore 188064
How much: $38 weekend tickets (excluding Sistic fee)
EcoBank is back for the second year! For this festive season, learn how to be conscious about what you consume and the importance of reusing and recycling what you already have at the EcoBank Bazaar! A range of preloved clothes, accessories, toys and books will be on sale with 100% of the proceeds going to the Children’s Charities Association (CCA).
When: Friday, 24 February 2017 – Sunday, 26 February 2017, 10am – 8pm
Where: City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
How much: Free!
Ready for this special collaboration between Chef Rishi Naleendra of Cheek by Jowl and The Balvenie? Chef Rishi Naleendra pays homage to the craftsmanship and story behind this exceptional whisky, reflecting elements of each rare craft in five stunning courses. The creative 5-course dining experience includes a stellar whisky pairing that features the wide range The Balvenie has to offer.
When: Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Where: Cheek By Jowl, 21 Boon Tat Street, Singapore 069620
How much: $138 ++ per person
Guns N’ Roses is finally performing for the first time ever in Singapore! Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan have reunited for one of the century’s most anticipated world tours. It’s not too late to get tix, mama – get ready to rock out to your favourite hits!
When: Saturday, 25 February 2017, 8pm
Where: Changi Exhibition Centre, 9 Aviation Park Road, Singapore 498760
How much: Standard (Free Standing) VIP PEN – $568 / PEN A – $298 / PEN B – $199
Singapore’s Swedest Sale is back! IKEA will be offering great deals for a limited time on some of your favourite products – ranging from sofas to bookcases to TV benches – and even fantastic offers at the IKEA Restaurants (we’re talking $0.50 per chicken wing and a crazy offer of $1 for 10 meatballs! Plus, KIDS EAT FREE). With massive discounts storewide, you won’t leave IKEA empty-handed (or hungry!).
When: 2 – 19 March 2017
Where: IKEA outlets, Singapore
Brought to you in partnership with National Book Development Council Singapore and Act 3 International