what to do in singapore circuit breaker may 2020

What to Do in Singapore this Weekend For FREE (Stay At Home Edition) on 16 – 17 May 2020!

In case you were wondering what to do this weekend – here’s the SG Lifestyle Team’s weekly round-up of STAY AT HOME ACTIVITIES that you can do at home for free (well, mostly free) during this circuit breaker (CB) period as we wait for the current COVID-19 situation to improve.

Advisory Notice: Stay Home and Stay Safe during this period:
🏠 Stay Home, Stay Safe
😷 Wear a surgical mask and see a doctor promptly if you are sick! ⁣⁣
👐 Wash your hands regularly and properly using soap and water! ⁣⁣

1) Try Out: DIY Famous Amos Cookies Recipe

A home baker (Baizura Muhammad) claimed that she has seemingly cracked the code to the Famous Amos Cookies and shared her recipe online! Considering that it has been shared over 200k+ times (at this time of publication) – it should be pretty legit. Try it for yourself now with the recipe HERE!

Famous Amos Cookies

Ingredients as below:
🍪 250 grams of butter
🍪 1 1/4 cups of brown sugar
🍪 1 small spoons of vanilla essence
🍪 1 eggs
🍪 2 1/2 cup of wheat flour
🍪 1/2 cups of corn flour
🍪 1 small spoons of baking powder
🍪 1 small spoons of bicarbonate soda
🍪 6 tablespoons of cooking oil
🍪 2 Cups of chip chocolate
🍪 Almond nips / almond flakes — if you like

2) Workout to Fitness Video: Box Office Fitness IGTV

Who says that you can’t keep fit while being stuck at home? Here’s SG Lifestyle’s pick for the week – a series of fitness videos for your picking from Box Office Fitness on their IGTV!


3) Get Creative: Colouring Pages by Local Illustrators #SupportLocalSG

Unleash your (or your kids) creativity with these downloadable illustrations by local illustrators Ah Guo (Download HERE) and Lee Xin Li (Download HERE)!

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4) Shop Online: Stay At Home Bazaar Raya #SupportLocalSG

Who says you can’t indulge in your usual Raya bazaars this year during the circuit breaker? Be sure to check out the Stay At Home Bazaar Raya online HERE!

5) Go on a Virtual Tour: Gardens By the Bay #SupportLocalSG

Never been to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore? Now you can do so by embarking on their gardens virtual tour HERE in a 9 part series!

6) Play: Grand Theft Auto V

Epic Games Store is giving away GTA 5 (Grand Theft Auto 5) FOR FREE to download and play! Download it HERE (till 21 May 2020!

7) Watch: CATS The Musical – FULL STAGE SHOW

CATS The Musical – FULL STAGE SHOW (subtitles included) will be premiering on Youtube for free this weekend till 17 May 2020.

8) Attend: Singlit Comics Den #SupportLocalSG

Singlit Comics Den will be happening this weekend online from 2pm – late over the 2 days! Expect a series of webinars, AMA livestreams, book launches, creator parties, giveaways and more! RSVP now HERE!


9) Mental Wellness: Stay at home and Form new friendships Online #SupportLocalSG

Join Friendzone for a neighbourhood-based gathering and reflect upon your experience in the Circuit Breaker and connect with other young adults who live near you in your neighbourhood every weekend! The full list HERE!


10) Live from Australia: Visit Australia in the Comfort of Home

Visit Australia in the comfort of your home this weekend by tuning in to their Facebook throughout the weekend for an epic program of entertainment, hosted by some of Australia’s most adored and iconic personalities. Think morning workouts with Chris Hemsworth’s team in Byron Bay, croc encounters with Matt Wright and dance parties with The Wiggles. Take a break in Phillip Island and enjoy front row seats at the Penguin Parade, be captivated by the underwater world on a virtual tour of the Great Barrier Reef, learn the best-kept secrets behind the ultimate Aussie BBQ from Hayden Quinn and soak up the serenity of an Uluru sunset, all from the comfort of your couch. Check out the schedule HERE!


11) SHOP: Ground-Up Initiative (GUI) Online Bazaar #SupportLocalSG

Support local businesses during this #circuitbreaker period! From Farm Fresh, Food & Drinks, Lifestyle & Skincare to Education & Workshops, you’ll be spoilt for choices with over 25 wholesome products and special offers at the Ground-Up Initiative (GUI) Online Bazaar! Check out the vendor list HERE! All activities will happen online on their Facebook page!


BONUS: #SGPride: Display our National Flag at Home

Due to the current circuit breaker and scenario we are facing, Singaporeans can now display the Singapore flag from now till 30 September as a show of solidarity instead of the usual period of 1 July – 30 Sept (National Day celebration). So what are you waiting for? Bring out your flag and hang it loud and proud #SGPRIDE!

We hope you enjoy this week’s round-up of weekend activities to do in Singapore FOR FREE (Stay at Home Edition)!

More importantly – stay safe and don’t say we NEVER share! 

Psst… Need even more ideas on what to do? Read last week’s post:

What to Do in Singapore this Weekend For FREE (Stay At Home Edition) on 9 – 10 May 2020!

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