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: Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe | Without Oven
Enjoy making this delicious Vanilla Sponge Cake by N’Oven. No oven or ‘baking’ is required for this yummylicious treat.
2) Workout to Fitness: Movin’ with Ah Boys | Ep.1 ft. Lucas Lim #SupportLocalSG
Here’s SG Lifestyle’s fitness pick for the week Movin’ with Ah Boys | Ep.1 ft. Lucas Lim by mm2 Entertainment Channel. Join the Ah Boys, Maxi Lim and Jaspers Lai in some easy to do workouts from home.
3) Get Creative: Draw a dinosaur #SupportLocalSG
Do you know that you can draw a dinosaur with basic shapes? Follow the training of Global Art Singapore to illustrate this cute cartoon dinosaur. Guide and train your kids’ hand and eye coordination to achieve a masterpiece together.
4) Visit: Takashimaya Mid Autumn Festive Celebrations 2020 #SupportLocalSG
A symbol of reunion and happiness, what’s Mid-Autumn without mooncakes? This year, join Takashimaya Department Store as they feast out at the annual Mid-Autumn Festival. Explore and savour the taste of Mid-Autumn at Takashimaya from now till 23 Sep 2020.
5) Play: Hitman
Experiment and have fun in the ultimate playground as Agent 47 to become the master assassin. Travel around the globe to exotic locations and eliminate your targets with everything from a katana or a sniper rifle to an exploding golf ball.
6) Virtual Exhibition: “Becoming and Being” – Ode to Art #SupportLocalSG
Hong Zhu An’s exhibition, Becoming and Being, that is supported by the National Arts Council, will celebrate the human spirit and ability to overcome challenges in conjunction with Singapore’s birthday month. This will be Hong’s first virtual exhibition and 5th solo exhibition with the gallery, featuring over 40 new works. Through Hong’s introspective works, viewers can immerse themselves in the meditative world of his delicate calligraphy, decisive brushstrokes and vast fields of deep colour.
Click HERE to view the virtual exhibition | Date: 17 Aug – 16 Sep 2020
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After months of hard work, we are pleased to announce “Becoming and Being”, Ode to Art’s first ever virtual exhibition by Hong Zhu An, supported by the National Arts Council. Featuring 25 new works presented exclusively online at Ode To Art from Aug 17. As the collection’s title ‘蓄’ denotes the concept of saving one’s strength with perseverance and dedication, rather than living frivolously in the moment, we hope Becoming and Being will resonate with viewers in a year full of change and unpredictability. #nationalartscouncilsingapore #odetoart #odetoartgallery #museummomentofzen #gallerymomentofzen #contemporaryart #interiordesign #singapoeinteriordesign #artforinteriors #artforhomes
7) Play and Learn: Hungry Ghost Festival game
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) has launched a short, interactive game for audiences to learn more about the dos and don’ts of Hungry Ghost Festival. The choose-your-path game will test your knowledge as you follow 小明 (Xiao Ming) on a run at night. Dictate his choices as he encounters roadside offerings, a getai, and more. Should you make any “wrong” choices, the spirits will kindly explain it to you at the end of the game.
8) Virtual Show: Fairmont Singapore x Blissful Brides Online Wedding Show
Walking down the aisle on your wedding day will be one of the most incredible experiences of your life. Join Fairmont Singapore to identify and discuss your wedding needs and desires just the way you imagine it to be. Visit the beautiful wedding venues virtually and find out about the packages during the Blissful Online Wedding Show HERE!
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Walking down the aisle on your wedding day will be one of the most incredible experiences of your life. At Fairmont Singapore, we are committed to fulfil your wedding needs and desires just the way you imagine it to be. This weekend, we will be showcasing our beautiful wedding venues and packages at our Blissful Online Wedding Show. Our wedding team will also be available on 29th and 30th August 2020, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm to meet with you virtually. Details available in profile bio. #FairmontSingapore #WeddingShow
9) Visit: The Straits Records Pop-Up Store #SupportLocalSG
Drop by The Straits Records Pop-Up Store and be overwhelmed by nostalgia as you will be greeted by the releases it has produced, with the majority of items on sale being compact discs, complemented by a fine selection of vinyl records from Singapore and the rest of the world. The store will also double up as a community space, hosting local artists conducting workshops such as Live Screen Printing, Zine Making and Beading from now till 10 October 2020. Operating hours on weekends are 1-8pm.
10) Contest: Shopee Bubble Games Push #SupportLocalSG
Win a Panasonic Shaver Set (Worth $168) by simply counting the number of red bubbles Sean popped! Find out HERE!
11) Activity for kids: FUNTASTIC WEEKEND WITH RSGK #SupportLocalSG
Let’s get your children moving their bodies in a fun and creative way while moving to the beats of the music that targets different muscle groups, improves their endurance and motor fitness.
When: 29–30 August, 10:00–11:00 | Ages: 2-6 | Join the live streaming on Facebook
12) Contest: Compass One 4th Anniversary Contest #SupportLocalSG
Compass One Singapore is having their 4th Anniversary Contest. 20 Winners will stand a chance to walk away with a $10 BEGA cash voucher each! All you need to do is to count the number of SUNGLASSES with the number “4” that drops from the pinata! Participate HERE
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Here’s another chance at our 4th anniversary contest! Celebrate together with us by hitting the pinata and count the number of SUNGLASSES with the number “4” on it! Simply follow the steps below and stand a chance to win a prize: 1. Like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram 2. Guess the correct number of sunglasses with the number “4” on it that dropped out of the pinata and leave your answers in the comment section in this post with the hashtags: #Compassone #Compassonesg 3. Lastly, tag a friend so that they can participate and win too! 20 Winners will stand a chance to walk away with a $10 BEGA cash voucher each! Contest ends on 30th August 2020, 11:59pm. *Hint: Look at all the sunglasses closely to find the correct answer! Terms & Conditions Apply: – Users are required to fulfill all requirements to be eligible to be selected for the prizes. – Compass One reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions. – Compass One also reserves the right to cancel the campaign with no prior notice. – Only one entry is allowed for each week's contest. Should participants submit more than one entry per post or submit on both Facebook and Instagram only the first submission will be valid. – This contest is only open to shoppers aged 18 and above. Employees of Compass One, its agencies, retail partners, tenants, staff of tenants and their immediate families are not eligible to take part in this promotion. – All information submitted by shoppers may be used as part of the organizer's database for administrative and marketing purposes. – By participating in the contest, the shopper is deemed to be agreeable to the Terms and Conditions listed herewith.
13) Fun with Tech! By Smart Nation Singapore #SupportLocalSG
The #SmartNationTogether is an online channel by Smart Nation Singapore to engage the community on various technology related topics. Learn about the basics of coding, video conferencing or the latest technological trends such as telemedicine this weekend!
Click HERE for the programme schedule.
14) Join: KFC Spin & Sure Win #SupportLocalSG
Download the KFC app now to #KFCSpinNSureWin if you want to win exciting prizes.There’s $100 cash prizes to be won daily.
15) Virtual Event: Lancôme Genifique #LiveYourStrength Virtual Flagship Store #SupportLocalSG
Leading luxury beauty brand, Lancôme has announced the launch of its very first Lancôme Advanced Génifique #LiveYourStrength Virtual Flagship in Singapore. The virtual flagship is a global first for Lancôme and exclusive to Singapore, and will commence from 28th August 2020 to 20th September 2020 for an immersive and memorable experience.
Fronted by local personalities Jeanette Aw, Aisyah Aziz, Anita Kapoor, Constance Lau, Rosalyn Lee and Sharon Au, the Lancôme #FindYourStrength Campaign encourages women to join these 100 women on a journey of self-discovery to find their strength from within and rally their family and friends to come together to uplift and empower each other.
For event updates and free trial kit, visit http://lancome.com.sg/
16) [#SITEXTV] Game On: Dance Off Challenge Featuring GameXtreme + GIVEAWAY
GameXtreme challenges The SITEX Team (Bobby / Daphne / Amira) to a DANCE OFF gaming challenge – watch to find out who was crowned the FIRST Dance Off challenge winner! You can also watch, vote and win a PS4 Just Dance 2020 game by entering their giveaway HERE!
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: