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!
BibiNogs Open House
Join BibiNogs and experience what it’s like to be a BibiNogs kid at their Open House! The specialist bilingual and Chinese language preschool has programmes for children from 6 months to 7 years of age: Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Kindergarten and Enrichment programmes. With their proprietary BibiNogs BE curriculum designed based on the multi-domain approach, BibiNogs brings the fun back! Check out the Open Houses happening at 3 different locations and be treated to fun trial classes, hands-on cultural activities, art & craft, games, art exhibition, door gifts and much more.
When: Saturday, 23 July, 10am – 12pm (BibiNogs at River Valley) and Saturday, 30 July, 9am – 11am (BibiNogs at Bukit Timah) & 10:30am – 12:30pm (BibiNogs Preschool)
Where: Multiple BibiNogs locations. Full details via the link below!
How much: Free! Registration required.
The BIGGEST Puppy Drive by SOSD Singapore
This weekend, be surrounded by so many dogs you might just forget who’s who after checking them all out! SOSD Singapore will be featuring a litter of puppies that are of different ages, big dogs and HDB-approved dogs that are all looking for new homes.
When: Sunday, 24 July, 1pm – 5pm
Where: Moca Cafe, 27A Loewen Road, Singapore 248839
How much: Free!
Valuing A Child’s Mind: The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education dialogue
Reggio Emilia preschools have drawn international attention thanks to programmes that view children as competent and capable of creating their own knowledge. Organised by Child at Street 11 Ltd, a not-for-profit organisation that has a Reggio-inspired learning environment for children aged 18 months to 12 years, two pedagogues from the Reggio Emilia Municipality Schools in Northern Italy will be speaking about how educators need to re-imagine and re-think the power of learning which pre-school children are born with at this day dialogue.
When: Wednesday, 20 July, 9am – 5pm
Where: Hotel Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, 177A River Valley Rd, Singapore 179031
How much: $250 (Halal Buffet lunch and 2 breaks with refreshments), $90 (Student rate for full-time students without income). Those keen to attend can register by completing the registration form that is available for download here.
Chill AF (Arts Fest): Music And Art Market
Taking place this Saturday, this one-day only event will be the epitome of music and artisan products as Gillman Barracks is taken over for the day. An art market will take place from 3pm and promises surprises for the unsuspecting and glee for those that are looking, ranging from trinkets and accessories to fortune telling. Things will wind down around 6pm with acoustic performances from local bands ready to get you feeling chill AF. Get your essential bites and munchies from Red Baron, and quench your thirst along the way with several options for craft beers and flavoured soda waters.
When: Saturday, 23 July, 3pm – 11pm
Where: Red Baron, Blk 45 Malan Road, Singapore 109455
How much: Free!
Singapore International Jewelry Expo (SIJE) 2016
Treat yourself to exquisite designs of gemstones and dazzling diamonds, crafted to last for eternity! At the SIJE 2016, you’ll find yourself spoilt for choice as you witness a breathtaking showcase of the most incredible jewelry and cutting-edge designs from around the world – 200 exhibitors from over 25 countries, to be exact!
When: Thursday, 21 July – Sunday, 24 July, 11:30am – 8:30pm (Thursday to Saturday) and 11:30am – 7:30pm (Sunday)
Where: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Halls A & B 10, Bayfront Avenue, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956
How much: Free!
Singapore Garden Festival 2016
Organised by the National Parks Board (NParks) and Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Garden Festival 2016 is the largest show to date, spanning across 9.7 hectares, and featuring a variety of exciting exhibits and new offerings. Visitors will be treated to a visual fiesta of exquisite garden and floral displays, created by more than 30 internationally-acclaimed garden and floral designers. A treat for the whole fam!
When: Saturday, 23 July – Sunday, 31 July
Where: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
How much: Gardens by the Bay admission ticket prices apply.