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!
Brighton Montessori Open Day
Learn how you can give your tiny tots a confident headstart in school and beyond at Brighton Montessori’s Open Day mama! You’ll be taken through a centre tour and curriculum walkthrough, experience a live classroom demo of Montessori materials, and even enjoy an $800 registration free waiver for immediate sign-ups. Visit any one of the following three centres:
Fort Road – 16 Fort Road, Singapore 439077
Frankel Avenue – 125 Frankel Avenue, Singapore 458235
The Grassroots’ Club – 190 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, #02-01, Singapore 568046
When: Saturday, 30 January 2016, 10am to 3pm
Where: Various Brighton Montessori centres
How much: Free! RSVP at 65883883 or [email protected]
KIDSFEST 2016! Room on The Broom
There’s room on the broom for the whole family, mama! Julia Donaldson’s beloved children’s book is coming to life in a big way in Singers, with the Witch, a dog, a frog, a cat and more along for the ride. Snag tickets through Sistic below!
When: Thursday, 28 January 2016 – Sunday, 31 January 2016
Where: SOTA Drama Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
How much: Tickets start from $42. Get yours here!
World Press Photo Singapore Exhibition
Billed as the “Oscars” of photojournalism, the annual World Press Photo exhibition returns to Singapore this year, held for the first time in the National Museum of Singapore! This free exhibition will showcase 145 prize-winning photographs that captured the most powerful, expressive, and on occasion provocative press images from around the world. Stick around to catch the photojournalism talks being held by homegrown photography talent Sim Chi Yin with two other award-winning photographers – Pete Muller and Sarker Protick.
When: Friday, 29 January 2016 – Sunday, 21 February 2016, open daily 10am – 7pm
Where: National Museum of Singapore, The Concourse (level 1) and The Canyon (basement 1), 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
How much: Talks are free and open to the public!
Kids’ Watercolour Workshops @ Dempsey
Discover your inner artist and be amazed at what you or your kiddos can create, mama! You don’t need to have any art experience to join, just a willingness to learn something new. Led by super talented artist (and former That Mama!) Kavita Rajput, each workshop will have participants guided through easy-to-follow steps to create two small watercolour paintings from scratch. All materials will be provided, so just bring yourselves. Take home two little paintings, uniquely yours!
When: Friday, 29 January 2016, 10am – 2pm
Where: The Right Side, 81 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248845
How much: $80. Register here mama!
Jubilee Walk guided tour
Join the Jubilee Walk for a scenic 5km walk from the National Museum of Singapore to Esplanade to discover the past, present and future of the Singapore Story! Launched in 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence, the Jubilee Walk marks key milestones of Singapore’s nation-building and is a lasting physical legacy of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
When: Sunday, 31 January 2016 – Saturday, 19 March 2016, 5pm – 7pm
Where: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
How much: Free! Register here mama!
Breastfeeding: “Be Outright, It’s Your Right”
Catering to mothers and soon-to-be-mothers, this event brings about the best in ladies that are already in, or are entering motherhood. Many new mothers breastfeed according to what they have been told by the people around them, but did you know that there’s more to breastfeeding? The itinerary includes talks by Ms Mythili from Breastfeeding Mothers Support Group, Baby Massage and Baby Shower demonstrations by staff from Singapore General Hospital, and talks and demonstrations on Breast Massage and Heat Therapy by Madam Salwa from Mummy Massage. There will also be a goodie bag of awesome Pigeon products worth $50 and a t-shirt for supportive partners.
When: Sunday, 31 January 2016
Where: ITE College Central, 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive, Singapore 567720
How much: Early bird $16, regular $20. Register here mama!
Image #2 by Malin Fezehai via The Straits Times