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!
Here at Sassy Mama HQ we’re big fans of children’s furniture and accessories store Ni-Night, and we always look forward to their sales! Get your holiday shopping done early and take advantage of their Annual Christmas Sale to score some sweet deals from fabulous vendors, and check out their unique holiday decorations sure to guarantee Christmas tree envy! While you’re shopping, mama, take advantage of their super-fun Wreath-Making Workshop to get even more into the holiday spirit. Your own handmade wreath will be perfect for your front door or Christmas table!
When: Thursday, 3 December – Friday, 4 December; Wreath-making workshop on Friday 3 December from 10am-12pm
Where: Ni-Night, 7 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427742
How much: $100 per person for the wreath-making workshop. There’s a max of 12 participants, so email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP, mama!
Future Celebrity Chefs Required! Stamford American is the first and only school in Singapore to partner with a celebrity chef. Come along to their November Open House on Friday 13 November, when budding foodies can meet Chef Emmanuel Stroobant and hear how he is educating students to make better food choices with 20 professional chefs on campus and more than 25% organic ingredients. Families can also explore Stamford’s state-of-the-art campus, speak with school leadership and faculty, and learn about Stamford’s innovative American International Baccalaureate curriculum.
When: Friday, November 13, 9am-11am
Where: Stamford American International School, 1 Woodleigh Lane (off Upper Serangoon Road), Singapore 357684
How much: Free! RSVP Here and don’t miss out, mama!
Boutiques Fairs is back again as one of the most anticipated shopping events in Singapore! Enjoy a day filled with superb shopping, gourmet bites, coffee and mingling with friends! Take a break and spoil yourself with boutique offerings such as clothes, children’s wear, accessories and home goods from a variety of different designers (we’ve got our eye on the baubles from new Boutiques merchant Catherine Preston Jewellery Design, pictured above!). It’s always exciting to discover new products and get to know the ladies (and men) running some of Singapore’s most well-loved boutiques!
When: Friday, 6 November 2015 – Saturday, 7 November 2015, 9am-6pm
Where: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Blvd, Singapore 038975
How much: Free!
The New Mothers’ Support Group (NMSG) are hosting their very first Family Fun Fayre! Come along and enjoy great entertainment, delicious food and lots of shopping. Activities will include facepainting, a trampoline, a photo booth, makeup consultations and music sessions! Sponsors like Stork’s Nest, Bakipa, Our Music Studio, and more will also be on hand to help make your mama life a little easier!
When: Friday, November 6 2015, 9am-1pm
Where: The Pantry at Loewen Gardens, 75 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248844
How much: Open to the public! Offers available to NMSG members.
Give the kiddos a dose of culture and see the latest exhibition from nternationally acclaimed sculptor and painter Wu Qiong. “Here and Now” is a milestone exhibition for the artist as he officially introduces his transition to bronze sculpting. Wu Qiong is the man behind post-pop and neo cartoons that appeal to audiences of all ages. Wu will be showcasing his latest paintings and sculptures characterised by luscious dreamscapes, whimsical characters and compositions.
When: Sunday, 8 November 2015 – Saturday, 21 November 2015
Where: Ode to Art Gallery @ Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, Raffles City Shopping Centre, #01-36E/F, Singapore 179103
How much: Free!
For the first time, there’s a designated family component to the ever popular Singapore Writers Festival: SWF3 (Singapore Writers Festival For Families)! Based around this year’s theme, “Island of Dreams”, SWF3 will be a unique way for the whole family to get together to share ideas, experience stories and dwell in the imaginary through storytelling, talks from popular local children’s authors, music and drama workshops, and much more. There are heaps of activities on for kiddos aged 4 and up!
When: Saturday, 7 November – Sunday, 8 November
Where: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555
How much: Many events are free, while tickets to specific SWF3 workshops are available from SISTIC or through authorised SISTIC ticketing agents.