Things To Do
Weekend Guide (March 18 to 19)
ST PATRICK’S DAY STREET FESTIVAL 2017
Venue: Circular Road
Address: between North Canal Rd and Lorong Telok
18/02/2017 - 19/03/2017
Circular Road will be on lock down for three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as part of the annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Festival-goers will get to enjoy live traditional Irish music and rock n’ roll from bands such as Gan Ainm, while all-female U2 tribute band The Rock Rosettes will play crowd favourites. Foodies, get stuck into drinks (of course) but also sample dishes such as Mogambo’s Guinness Punch (S$10) and Pahadi Poulet - which have both been given a green twist.
ON SHARKS & HUMANITY TRAVELLING EXHIBITION
Venue: Parkview Museum
Address: 600 North Bridge Road
18/02/2017 - 26/06/2017
The travelling exhibition On Sharks & Humanity has made its way to Singapore in the new Parkview Museum after it was previously showcased at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco in 2014, and after showings in Moscow and China. The exhibition addresses the practice of shark finning and the impact of human activity on the oceans through a variety of artworks. It will feature pieces by artists from Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany and the United States.
SCAPE RADIKAL FORZE JAM
Venue: *SCAPE Playspace and Wave House Sentosa
Address: 2 Orchard Link, 36 Siloso Beach Walk
17/03/2017 - 19/03/2017
Annual street dance festival Scape Radikal Forze Jam is back with bigger offerings and new additions. Look forward to guest performances by Japanese dancers Project SJX, and Rie Hata Kids x Revolt. A new addition in the line-up of events is a competition where dancers form groups to deliver a performance that will be rated by a panel of judges. Freestylers and choreographers are welcome to compete. On March 19, the event culminates at Wave House Sentosa instead of *SCAPE Playspace.
RWS ROLLS OUT DISCOUNTS ON STUDENT ADMISSION AND ANNUAL PASSES
Venue: Resorts World Sentosa
18/03/2017 - 30/04/2017
Students, bring your friends to Resorts World Sentosa during the March holidays and enjoy discounts for student admission and annual passes at the attractions. At Universal Studios Singapore (USS,) tickets for two will go for S$138 (usual price S$76 each) and tickets for four are at S$260. Tickets for S.E.A. Aquarium for two will go for S$54 (U.P. S$30 each) and tickets for four will be at S$104. Students who want to return can opt for the annual pass, which will be offered at S$160 (U.P. S$188) for USS, and S$75 (U.P. S$88) for S.E.A. Aquarium. Students must present a valid Singapore-issued student pass for purchases and admission to the attractions.
GOLDEN VILLAGE EXECUTIVE ZEN ZONE
Venue: VivoCity GC 2 & Suntec City GC 3
18/02/2017 12.00pm - 01/05/2017 1.30pm
Go for a 90-minute power nap at the Golden Village Executive Zen Zone. There, visitors can recharge in comfort in plush Gold Class recliners for the price of S$10. Entry comes with free- flow water and an eye mask. Lunch is provided, too. By adding topping up with additional S$8, patrons can enjoy a main course such as an Angus beef burger or smoked salmon salad with free-flow of soft drinks and juice. Block-out dates apply.
POPULAR’S EXCLUSIVE SALE AT BRAS BASAH COMPLEX
Venue: Bras Basah Complex
18/03/2017 10.00am - 19/03/2017 9.00pm
FREE for entry
Book fanatics, this is your last chance to check out books at Popular’s exclusive sale at Bras Basah Complex, which ends on Sunday. Over 5,000 titles will be presented. Visitors can enjoy promotions such as a buy-one-get-one-free special for books, as well for selected stationary, CD-RAMA and gadgets. With minimum spend of S$50 made with a NETs/POSB Everyday card, visitors can receive up to S$10 in vouchers.
GARDEN BEATS FESTIVAL 2017
Venue: Fort Gate, Fort Canning Park
18/03/2017 1.00pm - 18/03/2017 10.30pm
Fort Canning Park will come alive with electronic music as the Gardens Beats Festival returns with an eclectic line-up. Look forward to performances by electronic trio Autograf from Chicago, and singer AVA Asante, known for her African beats and spherical melodies. Sip on tequilas from Milagro Tequila and spiced rum from Sailor Jerry.
KYO 4TH ANNIVERSARY FT. OCTAVE ONE
Venue: Club Kyo
Address: 3 Sentosa Gateway
18/03/2017 - 18/03/2017
Club Kyo celebrates its fourth anniversary with a 90-minute live set by techno band Octave One from the United States. Expect to hear tracks such as hit singles Black Water, Empower and Afterglow. Non-member entry is S$28, inclusive of two drinks.
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this listing cited the wrong venue for Club Kyo's event. We are sorry for the error.
GOOD TIMES X MONTREUX JAZZ CAFE
Venue: Montreux Jazz Cafe
Address: 10 Claymore road
18/03/2017 10.00pm - 18/03/2017 3.00am
Melbourne band Young Spice will be making its live debut at Montreux Jazz Cafe today. Senja and Rah (Revision Music) will be playing jazz, hip-hop and R&B tunes.
HEADS UP: DOOR OF HOPE: WOMEN IN HISTORY
Venue: MINT Museum of Toys
Address: 26 Seah Street
25/02/2017 6.30pm - 25/03/2017 9.30pm
Come March 25, MINT Museum of Toys will be exhibiting the museum’s latest exhibit, Door of Hope: Women in History. The exhibition will explore the history of the Door of Hope dolls and highlights the inspirational story of the young women and girls who created them. Twenty-five unique Door of Hope dolls will be displayed.
HEADS UP: NAIISE PARTNERS DAZZLING CAFE TO OFFER CRAFT WORKSHOPS
Venue: Dazzling Cafe @ Capitol Piazza
24/03/2017 7.00pm - 28/03/2017 9.00pm
Home-grown brand Naiise will be organising a slew of craft workshops at Taiwanese cafe, Dazzling Cafe. On March 24, learn about stamp making from stamp artist Rachel Ma from Drool Stamps. You will get to make your own stamp to bring home. This workshop is suitable for beginners. On March 28, there will be a workshop that will explore making organic aromatherapy beeswax candles and fragrance oil reed diffusers. Both workshops are priced at S$130, inclusive of a main course and a drink option from the cafe. Take your pick from seven mains such as mentaiko pasta with baby scallops, and black truffle risotto.