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
Get to grips with GEMS World Academy (Singapore) 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, 26 January 2016, 10am to 11.30am (Registration starts at 9.45am)
Where: GEMS World Academy Singapore, 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039
How much: Free! Click here to register!
KIDSFEST! 2016: The Gruffalo
Do your kids love the tale of The Gruffalo mama? Then you’re in for a treat as ABA Productions & Tall Stories UK present a theatre performance this week! Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep dark wood in search of hazelnuts. Meet the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party-mad Snake on the way. Armed with only a nut map and a little courage, Mouse must outwit them all. After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – or is there? Get ready for songs, laughs and scary fun for you and your children aged 3+!
When: Thursday, 21 January 2016 – Sunday, 24 January 2016 (2-3 performances daily)
Where: SOTA Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive, 227968
How much: Tickets start from $42
Super S.U.R.E. Show 4
Explore the world of science and mathematics at the Super S.U.R.E. Show 4, the fourth instalment in a series of live shows developed for the National Library Board’s information literacy campaign, S.U.R.E! Listen to leading experts in the field of science and mathematics discuss a wide range of topics, including how science is important in everyday life, what are the ways in which future scientists and researchers can look to establish themselves, and much more. Guest speakers include Nobel Prize in Physics recipient and theoretical physicist David Gross, Turing Award winner and theoretical computing giant Leslie Valiant, and Fields Medal recipient and pioneering mathematician Stephen Smale.
When: Thursday, 21 January 2016, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: National Library Building Level 16, The Pod, 100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064
How much: Free! Reserve your seats here!
Chinese New Year Cooking Workshop
Join EcoWellness Singapore for an auspiciously healthy lunar new year cooking workshop with West-meets-East recipes! Gold Coin Chocolates, Lung Cleansing Pineapple Jam, Organic Pineapple Tarts, and a refreshing Body Cooling Dessert with Longan and Good Health Prosperity Sponge Cake are all part of the guilt-free menu.
Time: 10am-12:30pm or 2:30pm-5pm
When: Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Where: Holland Cooking Studio, 8 Empress Road, #01-21, Singapore 260008
How much: $40 per pax. Limited spots available, register now at 9388 9470 mama!
CNY Kids’ Fair at Loewen by Dempsey Hill
Block 71 Loewen by Demspey Hill gets a makeover this Chinese New Year as it hosts a Kids’ Fair and Fashion Extravaganza. There’ll be 20 or more carefully curated vendors with kids products and kids fashion. Many of these vendors import exclusive and original products and clothes from overseas, so you’re sure to discover many unique finds this CNY mama! Apart from an exclusive Kids’ Fashion Parade happening on Friday 22 January, you can also expect lion dance performances, a giant bubble show, carnival snacks and mascot appearances over the two-day extravaganza!
When: Friday, 22 January 2016 – Saturday, 23 January 2016, 9am – 5pm
Where: Block 71 Loewen , Dempsey Hill
How much: Free!
The inaugural edition of the Singapore Contemporary show, with the theme “A World of Art,” presents more than 3,000 works of art from over 70 exhibitors and artists! You wouldn’t want to miss this mama, with auctions for everything from high-profile commissioned works to ink-pen works fusing Singapore’s natural beauty with the city’s state-of-the-art architecture and even multi-part installations made by hand.
When: Friday, 22 January 2016, 12pm – 9pm; Saturday, 23 January 2016, 11am – 7pm; and Sunday, 24 January 2016, 11am – 6pm
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 3 Temasek Blvd, Singapore 038983
How much: Purchase via the Singapore Contemporary website or Sistic and you will enjoy prices at $30 for a single day, $20 for a single day concession or $54 for a three-day pass, and bring a friend for free! Tickets purchased at the door admit one only.