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 Awesome Week!
GEMS World Academy Weekly School Tour
Did you know that GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is part of GEMS Education, the world leader in K-12 education with almost 60 years of history? Get to grips with this outstanding school by visiting their campus mama! You’ll be taken on a unique tour that’ll give you the opportunity to speak with their Head of Education and learn more about their core values, curriculum, extra-curricular activities, and state-of-the-art facilities!
When: Tuesday, 17 May, 10am to 11:30am (Registration starts at 9:45am)
Where: GEMS World Academy, 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
How much: Free! Click here to register!
Free E&A Interiors Home Design Workshop
Join this 2-day workshop hosted by two of Singapore’s most stylish interior designers for design tips and tricks, dos and don’ts, and the important key elements to any room. They’ll also have handy advice for renters on how to make a space feel homey without investing too much money in the structure of the house, plus the best ways to use fabrics, and an interactive activity for each attendee on updating or styling their room of choice.
When: Friday, 13 May – Saturday, 14 May and Friday, 20 May – Saturday, 21 May, 9:30am – 12pm
Where: E&A Design Studio, 46 Kim Yam Road, The Herencia, #04-24, Singapore 239351 (just off River Valley)
How much: Free! Click here to register!
Education Fair 2016
If you didn’t already know, mama, City Square Mall has plenty of enrichment options, and they’ll be organising an education fair to showcase them all! Enrichment Centres will set up booths to entertain enquiries, and there will also be showcases from the centres along with magic shows and balloon sculpture giveaways.
When: Saturday, 14 May – Sunday, 15 May, 11am – 9pm
Where: City Square Mall, Level 1 Atrium, 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
How much: Free!
Mum Can Code, So Can I!
Girls in Tech Singapore & Imagin8ors celebrate mamas as creativity and girl power prevail in a day of hands-on mother-daughter coding. Mama and daughter duos will learn, bond and create over an afternoon of Scratch Jr. to make an animated Mother’s Day card, plus you can take home a Special Mother’s Day Edition certificate as your badge of honour for the girl power teamwork. You don’t need to be knowledgeable in coding, because you’ll be taught all the ropes!
When: Saturday, 14 May, 10am – 1pm
Where: The Meeting Point @ JTC Launchpad (One-north MRT), 73 Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore 139952
How much: $60. Limited spaces & specials for the first 5 pairs. All the deets below, mamas!
Merchants Wine Store: Sip & Paint
What better way to kick back after a manic Monday than with a tasting of a range of boutique Australian and New Zealand wines, the company of good friends, and a blank canvas? Sip & Paint is the perfect way to try exquisite boutique wines while exploring your creativity and artistic side. All art supplies will be provided, so just bring along a photo of something to paint and get ready to uncork your creativity. Also enjoy a special wine promotion on the night, where all takeaway wines will be 20% off.
When: Monday, 16 May, 7pm – 9:30pm
Where: Merchants of Singapore, 443 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427656
How much: $58+ per person (excluding GST); includes all art supplies, apron, and a generous wine-tasting of boutique Australian/New Zealand wines
Who’s Hungry? SAVOUR Gourmet Festival Returns 12-15 May!
Celebrate the delicious at the fifth installment of SAVOUR, Singapore’s largest gourmet festival, this May, mama! For the first time ever, the series is expanding into three different events over the course of the year, kicking off with “Savour Gourmet” from 12-15 May at Marina Bay Sands. As ever, highlights will include the alfresco Gourmet Village with its stellar lineup of restaurants, themed bars and live music, as well as the always-popular Gourmet Market, which showcases exceptional products from around the world with everything from Iberico Ham, to more than 200 types of cheeses, to a dedicated Oyster Bar with over 20 varieties flown in fresh from around the world.
When: Friday, 12 May – Sunday, 15 May, 2016
Where: Outside area next to Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Centre, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018971
How much: $30 for the SAVOUR Experience Pack including exclusive dishes and a limited edition goodie back; or FREE walkabout entry with a la carte food pricing. Click here for more details.