what to do singapore weekend for free 17 18 october 2020

What to Do in Singapore this Weekend For FREE on 17 – 18 October 2020!

Wondering what to do this weekend? Here’s the SG Lifestyle Team’s weekly round-up of FREE WEEKEND ACTIVITES TO DO IN SINGAPORE (well, mostly free) during Phase 2 as we try to adapt to a new normal while waiting for the current COVID-19 situation to improve.

This includes a mixture of virtual/digital events/activities you can do at home, as well as physical events/places to visit/attend. Nevertheless, please do your due diligence to do your part to stay safe.

Recommended Advisory Notice: Let’s play our part to Stay Safe during this period:
Wear a mask and see a doctor promptly if you are sick! ⁣⁣
 Wash your hands regularly and properly using soap and water! ⁣⁣


1) Try Out: RIBENA BOBA MILK TEA | Bubble Tea | EASY 2 Ingredient Tapioca Pearl | 利賓納珍珠奶 | 타피오카펄 | Boba Milk Tea

Brown sugar boba is so common nowadays! Do you love Rinena and pearls? Why not get them together as one with this RIBENA BOBA MILK TEA | Bubble Tea | EASY 2 Ingredient Tapioca Pearl | 利賓納珍珠奶 | 타피오카펄 | Boba Milk Tea by Inn Ping. Try this yummylicious treat this weekend.


2) Workout to Fitness: [Dance Workout] BLACKPINK – Lovesick Girls | MYLEE Cardio Dance Workout, Dance Fitness

Checkout SG Lifestyle’s fitness pick for the week [Dance Workout] BLACKPINK – Lovesick Girls | MYLEE Cardio Dance Workout, Dance Fitness by MYLEE Dance. It’s a modified workout version for everyone and not the actual dance moves. If you are a lover of BLACKPINK or their latest song release, move to the rhythm of the music while keeping fit this weekend! Burn some calories as you enjoy the song through this workout.


3) Get Creative: 6 Home decor ideas | Paper flower wall hanging | Easy wall decoration ideas | DIY Paper craft easy

If you love DIY or paper crafts, you gotta see this! Here are 6 Home decor ideas | Paper flower wall hanging | Easy wall decoration ideas | DIY Paper craft easy by N CREATIVE DIY that you can consider making this weekend. Express your creativity with these simple crafts which you can create for wall decoration!


4) Contest: [SPOT & WIN!] by Our Tampines Hub

Dropby Our Tampines Hub this weekend and locate Ceno2’s graffiti wall at OTH. Submit a selfie with it, like and share the post to stand a chance to win $10 Festive Mall Shopping Voucher. Contest ends on 18 October 2020 at 2359hrs. #OurTampinesHub #TakeMe2OTH


5) Play: Kingdom New Lands

Kingdom is a minimalistic micro strategy game with modern retro aesthetics and an ambient soundtrack. Players take control of a monarch struggling to build their kingdom from nothing by exploring the world, recruit loyal subjects and defend from the nightly Greed attacks. Download it here FOR FREE till 22 October 2020!


6) Virtual Event: *SCAPE Music Day Out! (MDO)

The annual event *SCAPE Music Day Out! (MDO), which showcases and promotes local indie music, is back again this year from 16-18 October. Returning for its second installment, the event organised by *SCAPE is taking place online for the first time ever. It will be livestreamed on YouTube and hosted by Mediacorp 987 DJ, Joakim Gomez & Germaine Tan. What are you waiting for? It is sure to be a fun-filled festival so tune in this weekend.

Click HERE for more info and to register.


7) Visit: Scribble Town

What counts as bullying? Can seemingly innocuous words and actions be hurtful to the people around us? The National Heritage Board has collaborated with Singapore Children’s Society to present Scribble Town, an interactive exhibition for children aged between 9 and 12. Go on a quest alongside characters Sam, Dan and Lydia, to save the fictional world of Scribble Town and bring colour back into their world.

The exhibition also prompts visitors to reflect on their own experiences of bullying, whether they have been victims of bullying themselves or have acted in ways that count as bullying through interactive elements at each station. Let’s all promote a safe and supportive learning environment for children. Admission is free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

When: Till 31 Jan 2021
Where: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday (closed on Monday) | 10am – 5pm (last admission at 4.30pm)


8) Virtual Event: Octoburst! Online by Esplanade

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay has brought back their annual Octoburst! children’s festival for a series of free-to-access digital programmes till 18 October 2020. Follow the virtual event with your kids this weekend and be reminded about the art of play, and how children are a constant source of strength and hope. Join the Esplanade as they celebrate youth, imagination, and the power of art as they stay optimistic about brighter days ahead!

For more details, click HERE.


9) Visit: Changi Jurassic Mile

If your kids are going gaga over dinosaurs, keep them in awe by bringing them to the newly opened Changi Jurassic Mile. Twenty-two dinosaur models line the pathway as part of the new 3.5km Changi Airport Connector linking the airport to East Coast Park. The park connector also boasts cycling and shower facilities and a cafe so there’s always something for all ages to enjoy.

However, do note that between Oct 16 and Jan 3, visitors will have to reserve a slot on Changi PlayPass to visit the Jurassic Mile on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 9am and midnight due to safe distancing concerns. Visitors will be admitted every 30 minutes, and are allowed to stay for up to one hour within the exhibit. Bookings are not required for weekday visits.


10) Visit: ‘We Cannot Step Twice Into The Same River’ @ FOST Gallery

Trace the paintbrush strokes of Filipino artist Elaine Roberto-Navas’ new works as she showcases her artwork at Fost Gallery. Known for her lush landscapes, the contemporary painter shapes the sky, water, and earth into abstract masterpieces that collectively give the illusion of a scene after persistent observation.

Make an appointment HERE.


11) Virtual Event: ArtScience on Scream: GHOUL SEASON

Fans of horror films are in for a treat this October as ArtScience Museum presents a spine-chilling line-up of online programmes.

As part of its flagship ArtScience on Screen programme, the Museum will be running limited screenings of the iconic 1920 German Expressionist silent horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, in its full restored glory. Marking its 100th anniversary this year, this haunting film has been widely considered to be the first masterpiece in the horror genre. The film’s enduring influences can be seen in popular Tim Burton films, including Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Corpse Bride (2005), which echoed its gothic and surreal style.


12) Do Good: myvillage x Food from the Heart

We are living in a world where food is a basic necessity, and every human has a right to it. Support Food from the Heart to help those less fortunate with a stable source of supplies in their time of need. Every little effort and donation counts. Don’t know what to donate? See the list HERE.

Support the food donation drive from now till 31 December 2020.

Where: myVillage, 1 Maju Avenue Singapore 556679 (Level 2 Concierge Counter)
Time: 10am-10pm

Requirement: All food donations to be dated at least 3 months before expiry


13) Clearance Sale: AFASHOP.co

Heads up to all anime fanatics! AFASHOP.co is having a Clearance Sale this weekend! From 16 – 18 October, 11am – 6pm, enjoy up to 50% off on a wide range of anime merchandise. You will also walk away with a Mystery Gift for every purchase. What’s more, participate in the on-going Ichiban KUJI lucky draws & collect your winnings on the spot. Why wait? Hop by for a visit this weekend.

Where: 12 Tai Seng Link #08-02, Singapore 534233


14) Giveaway: Double Happiness Giveaway by SITEX – Your Digital Playground

SITEX giftaway is back. Take your pick and vote for either the Mi Pocket Speaker 2 or Mi Wireless Power Bank to stand a chance of winning your chosen item in the Double Happiness Giveaway this October! It’s that easy peasy. Participate in the giveaway now.

HOW TO WIN?

  1. LIKE SITEX – Your Digital Playground on Facebook!
  2. LIKE & SHARE THIS POST!
  3. VOTE for the item you would like to win (Mi Pocket Speaker 2 or Mi Wireless Power Bank) and tell us why in the comments below!

HOW TO WIN?

1. FOLLOW @sitexsg
2. LIKE THIS POST
3. VOTE for the item you would like to win (Mi Pocket Speaker 2 or Mi Wireless Power Bank) and tell us why in the comments below!

 

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[🔟/🔟 GIVEAWAY] VOTE AND WIN your favourite item in our Double Happiness Giveaway this October!🎉 HOW TO WIN? 1. FOLLOW @sitexsg 2. LIKE THIS POST 3. VOTE for the item you would like to win (Mi Pocket Speaker 2 or Mi Wireless Power Bank) and tell us why in the comments below! This giveaway running on both Facebook and Instagram will end on 20 October 2020, 1159PM. ⚠TERMS & CONDITIONS By participating in the SITEX Facebook giveaway, you are deemed to have agreed to the following terms and conditions➡️: https://bit.ly/SITEXxPower81010 Brought to you by our #SITEXDigitalTech partner, Power 8 – Screen Protection Specialist located at: 1 Rochor Canal Road, Sim Lim Square, #04-77 & #04-52. #SITEXSG #SITEX2020 #SITEXPower8 #SITEXDigitalTech #SITEXGiveaway #GiveawaySG #SGGiveaway #SITEXDoubleHappinessGiveaway #SITEXDoubleHappiness #SITEX1010 #1010Giveaway

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This giveaway running on both Facebook and Instagram will end on 20 October 2020, 1159PM.


15) The Big Bad Wolf Online Book Sale 

For the first time ever in Singapore, The Big Bad Wolf Online Book Sale is finally open to public! Great deals HAPPENING NOW! Start your shopping at bigbadwolfbooks.com/sg and enjoy up to 90% OFF 40,000 book titles and 20 million books!
💸Up to 90% OFF all books
⏱15 – 18 October


We hope you enjoy this week’s round-up of weekend activities to do in Singapore FOR FREE!

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 on 10 – 11 October 2020!

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