Weekend guide Oct 22 to Oct 23, 2016
Making plans for the weekend? Here are some options
POP-UP ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND
Let your kids unleash their creativity and have fun at this pop-up adventure playground by Chapter Zero Singapore today. Aimed at celebrating a child’s right to play, kids can let loose to play with parts such as tyres, cardboard boxes and fabric that are usually considered as junk. All it takes is just their imagination to reinvent them as toys and equipment. Children of all ages (toddlers and up) are welcome to join the creative play.
73 Loewen Road
4.00pm to 7.00pm
Oct 22 to Oct 23
TANJONG GOODMAN WEEKEND MARKET
Enjoy a relaxing day at the Tanjong Goodman Weekend Market today and tomorrow. Check out the wares at the arts and crafts flea market by Five-And-Ten, as well as delicious food at the Food Bazaar featuring items such as Coyoro Singapore’s Frozen Yogurt and the coveted raindrop cake by O’ Raindrop Cake. There will also be dance workshops and performances conducted by Apsaras Arts and Era Dance Theatre as part of the Got to Move initiative today.
Goodman Arts Centre 10.00am to 6.00pm Oct 22 to Oct 23
Raffles Marina will play host to this first regional luxury lifestyle event today and tomorrow. Visitors can get up-close with yachts and sailing boats from luxury yacht brands such as The Royal Albatross that was seen in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. Other highlights include a workshop conducted by Leica that teaches aspiring photographers how to take a good photos out at sea.
S$38 - S$204
Oct 22 to Oct 23
ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA
Organised by the Indian Heritage Centre, the exhibition titled Once Upon a Time in Little India showcases both historical and contemporary perspectives of the Little India precinct. There will be more than 100 new artefacts from community donors and lenders, as well as exhibits from the National Collection. Besides artefacts, specially commissioned works by both Singapore and international contemporary artists, namely Singaporean film-maker K Rajagopal and visual artist Kumari Nahappan, will be on display.
Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane
Oct 22 to July 7, 2017
DISCOVER BREATHTAKING BHUTAN FAIR
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Bhutan at this new travel and cultural fair. The event will feature the beauty of the Himalayan landscape by award-winning National Geographic photographer Ciril Jazbec and nomadic film-maker Zuhariz Khuzaimah. There will also be unique indigenous handicraft, paintings and souvenirs alongside live demonstrations of fabric weaving. Shoppers who spend at least S$2,000 in Ion Orchard will stand a chance to win a pair of business-class return tickets to Bhutan, as well as a four-day three-night stay at a luxury accommodation.
Ion Orchard, Basement Four
Oct 22 to Oct 30
UA WOMEN: EMPOWERING ONE ANOTHER
Leading high-performance sportswear apparel label Under Armour is bringing this exclusive fitness and sharing event that hopes to encourage girls and women in Singapore to adopt a fit and healthy lifestyle. Get to learn fundamental tennis moves from UA athlete Sarah Pang in a tennis clinic and attend a talk hosted by three inspiring women — Pang, FLY Entertainment artiste and co-founder of Twelve Cupcakes Jaime Teo, and dog behaviourist and trainer Marie Choo — who will share their individual stories.
Hometeam NS Balestier, 31 Ah Hood Road 8am to 10.30am
URBAN KAMPUNG FESTIVAL
To promote racial harmony, the very first Urban Kampung festival aiming to foster understanding towards Islam and the Malay-Muslim culture will take place today. A slew of exciting activities have been organised for everyone, such as the ultimate satay challenge whereby famed satay stall owners compete in a cook-off for the title of the Ultimate Satay Master. Attendees will get to savour the satay for S$25, and vote for their favourite contestant. Other activities include traditional kampung games and a photo booth where visitors can capture a picture of themselves dressed up in either a baju kurung or sarong.
Queen Elizabeth Walk (Connaught drive) 5.00pm to 9.00pm
CARTOONS UNDERGROUND 2016
Get your popcorn and beer ready this evening as you sit back and enjoy animation films at Singapore’s first independent animation festival Cartoons Underground 2016. Celebrating five years of underground animation, Cartoon Underground in partnership with Slideshow, presents award-winning animated films by directors who have shown at the Annecy, Hiroshima, Fantoche and Edinburgh international film festivals. The highlight of the festival is an animation by award-winning independent local animator Tan Wei Keong with his film titled Time Loop and Time Warp.
Kult Kafe, Emily Hill, 11 Upper Wilkie Road 6.00pm to 11.00pm
HEADS UP: COLD STORAGE’S SPOOKTACULAR CARNIVAL AT GUTHRIE HOUSE
The supermarket is attempting a record-breaking feat of The Most Number of Halloween Pumpkins Painted to make it into the Singapore Book of Records. Families and friends are encouraged to come down and paint their most “grotesque” pumpkins on Oct 29. Other exciting activities visitors can look forward to include a magic show, henna tattoo and face-painting booths.
Guthrie House Level 1, 1 Fifth Ave 9am to 3pm
HEADS UP: GUERRILLA BY MINT MUSEUM OF TOYS
As part of MINT Museum of Toys’ monthly late-night event – Guerrilla, the museum will be opening up Level Five exclusively to feature a rare mask of a villain from the 1950’s British sci-fi comic series, Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future. Visitors can also participate in a complimentary mask-making session and select from a space character of their choice – Robot Lilliput or Moon Creature while admiring the collection of space toys, robots and other collectibles displayed.
MINT Museum of Toys, 26 Seah Street 6.30pm to 9.30pm
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