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!
Asia’s largest festival for kids is coming to Suntec Convention Centre, mamas! The Rise & Shine Festival 2015 is all about children’s health and development. Founded by three mamas in 2013, it’s become Singapore’s #1 educational kids’ fair, along with its biggest books & toys fair featuring best-selling items at INCREDIBLE discounts (we’re talking up to 80%)! This three day event will feature over 100 different activities for you and the little ones with a huge range of workshops and seminars to take part in.
When: Friday, 28 August – Sunday, 30 August, 11am-9pm. Check out their website for a full list of seminar prices and timings.
Where: Suntec City Convention Hall 401- 404, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039593
How much: Free entry, mama! Prices may vary for Parenting Seminars and Kids Workshops, however.
Asian Folk Tales in Singapore: Jewels in the Tale
Exploring folklore from all around Asia, Jewels in the Tale will keep both mamas and kiddies entertained with tales like “The Crane’s Gratitude” (Japan), “The Four Dragons” (China), and “Tenali Raman and the Three Thieves” (India). Each mini production is bursting with classical Indian Dance, Chinese Opera or western style slapstick. The exciting colours, music and drama will have the entire family glued to their seats!
When: Monday, 17 August – Sunday, 30 August. Mon-Wed, Sat: 10am & 2.30pm; Thu-Fri 10am.
Where: Alliance Francaise de Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road, Singapore 258130
How much: $30. Book your tickets here!
Family Time at the Movies!
Bring bub along to Mums and Babies Monday Morning for a screening of Shaun the Sheep: The Movie! Golden Village has specially lowered their sound within the cinema and provided several, easily accessible changing facilities. If you’re lucky you may also be able to bag yourself a free gift while stocks last.
When: Monday, 24 August
Where: Various Golden Village Cinemas across Singapore, click here for the full list of timings and locations!
How much: $6
Cheeky Chair Workshop
Step out of the ‘mum jeans’ and send your confidence through the roof with this cheeky workshop from SLAP Dance Studio! You’ll learn how to work a chair, strip and tease in this sizzling, one hour dance class led by former ‘That Mama’ Jasmine Han. Go on mama, reserve a spot for you and the girls, have a bit of a giggle and give yourselves a (well deserved) break from that everyday routine!
When: Wednesday, 19 August, 10.15am-11.30am
Where: SLAP Dance Studio, 155A/157A Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068611
How much: $50. RSVP here, but hurry as there are only 15 available slots!
Kate Porter Yoga Free Session at the Gardens!
To spread the yoga love, Kate Porter Yoga is treating all mamas to a free class at Gardens by the Bay! Bring along friends and family for a morning of zen and a guaranteed refreshing and fun-filled session — the perfect start to a Saturday morning. Don’t forget to bring your own mat, towel and water!
When: Saturday, 22 August, 8.30am-9.30am
Where: Gardens by the Bay, Supertree Grove Lawn, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
How much: Free! Book in some well deserved ‘me time’ by clicking here.