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 Phrase 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: DIY Mini Donut Cereal
Here’s a recipe on how to make your very own donut cereal #forthegram!
2) Workout to Fitness Video: The Secret Cheerleading Workout: CheerFit by CheerForce SG #SupportLocalSG
Here’s SG Lifestyle’s fitness pick for the week, The Secret Cheerleading Workout: CheerFit by CheerForce SG!
3) Get Creative: Winnie the Pooh & Friends Colouring Sheet
Get creative and colour your favourite Winnie The Pooh and his friends with this downloadable colouring sheet from Golden Village. Download HERE for FREE!
4) Virtual Tour: Visit King Ramesses VI’s tomb in Egypt
Ever wanted to embark on a tour in an Egyptian tomb? Now you can – right in the comfort of home! Join the free virtual tour HERE! King Ramesses VI awaits.
5) Watch: Screening: Tan Dun Martial Arts Trilogy 谭盾音乐会《武侠三部曲 #SupportLocalSG
The Tan Dun Martial Arts Trilogy comprises a trio of concertos: the violin concerto Hero, the cello concerto Crouching Tiger, and the piano concerto The Banquet. Martial Arts Trilogy features Tan Dun’s compositions for three films in which the female protagonists sacrifice their love and life for different reasons: The character Jade, in Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, gave her life for her love of the wuxia dream. In Feng Xiaogang’s The Banquet, Qing Nü traded life and love for desire and revenge, while in Zhang Yimou’s Hero, the character Snow sacrificed herself for her beloved country. Originally presented at Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts 华艺节 2012. Premieres on 16 Jul, Thu, 7:30pm. Available on Esplanade Offstage until 31 Jul 2020.
Hero Concerto – www.esplanade.com/offstage/arts/tan-dun-martial-arts-trilogy-hero-concerto
Crouching Tiger Concerto – www.esplanade.com/offstage/arts/tan-dun-martial-arts-trilogy-crouching-tiger-concerto
The Banquet Concerto – www.esplanade.com/offstage/arts/tan-dun-martial-arts-trilogy-the-banquet-concerto
6) Play: Devolverland Expo
Devolverland Expo is a first-person ‘marketing simulator’ set within an abandoned convention center after the annual Devolver Digital game expo was mysteriously canceled. Download and play the game on Steam for FREE!
7) Shop: Makers’ Market Pop-Up Weekend (Physical Event) #SupportLocalSG
Come join us on 18 & 19 July as we join forces with our sister brand, @kommasg, to bring you the first-ever Makers’ Market Pop-Up Weekend! Enjoy artisanal goods over great coffee and conversation, the perfect combination for a chill weekend. We’ll see you there!
📍kómma Social Cafe
📅18-19 July 2020
⏰ 11am – 6pm
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It's been a while, but we are (sorta) back! Here at Makers’ Market, we’re all for things creative, curated, and handmade! Come join us on 18 & 19 July as we join forces with our sister brand, @kommasg, to bring you the first-ever Makers’ Market Pop-Up Weekend! Enjoy artisanal goods over great coffee and conversation, the perfect combination for a chill weekend. We'll see you there! • 📍kómma Social Cafe 📅18-19 July 2020 ⏰ 11am – 6pm • #exploresingapore #shopping #sgweekend #sg #sgmarket #singapore
8) Read for Books Charity Drive #SupportLocalSG
Read for Books is a charity book drive with the intention of raising awareness of reading and share the gift of reading with the less privileged. From 11 to 26 July 2020, for every 10 people who read for 15 minutes, one book will be donated to selected beneficiaries
How to participate in Read for Books:
Step 1: Register your interest by submitting the registration forms HERE
Step 2: Read for 15 minutes at your own space from 11 to 26 July 2020, or join one of the Zoom Read Together sessions organised by NLB at https://go.gov.sg/zoomreadtogether
Step 3: Take 1 to 2 photos or screengrabs of the activity.
Step 4: Upon completion of the activity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of participants and photos taken.
NOTE: Please note that all updates must be completed by 31 July 2020 (Friday), 11.59pm.
9) Listen: Jazz in July #SupportLocalSG
Dynamics of the duet are laid bare at this year’s Jazz in July, exploring the sensitivities, openness and trust of musical friendships. Look forward to 24 unique pairings of 43 jazz artists that call Singapore home, ranging from fresh Mosaic Jazz Fellows alumni to esteemed jazz stalwarts. This is the first time we are presenting live performances—albeit without audiences at the venue—since Esplanade was closed in April. The performances will be livestreamed on Esplanade Offstage and Esplanade’s Facebook page daily from 8 – 31 July 2020 at 8pm. Tune in LIVE on the Esplanade Facebook page at 8pm on Saturday and Sunday HERE or Esplanade Offstage HERE!
10) WIN: OTO Pure Air Humidifier/Aroma Diffuser (worth $68)
11) Get Creative: EXPO FOR SG55
CALLING ALL CREATIVE FOLKS! Share with us your artistic strokes of appreciation for our heroes in the fight against COVID-19!For the first time in 20 years, Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria operates 24/7 without rest, with support from brave men & women on the frontlines and side-lines to keep the CCF@EXPO up and running. Help us Salute Our Heroes with your creativity! We welcome your submissions of original art pieces, calligraphy, doodles, poems, song lyrics, etc.. Selected works will be used to create a unified collage to be printed on one of the outdoor pylons at EXPO in conjunction with Singapore’s 55th birthday celebrations. Submission closes 22 July 2020 at 5pm SGT. Submit HERE NOW!
12) FIND: Your New Job!
Need a job and have spare time over the weekend? Search for your new/next job FOR FREE using jooble!
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: