In case you were wondering what to do this long 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: Recipes from Naval Chefs from the Singapore Navy #SupportLocalSG
Watch this series of #NavalChefs featuring a naval chef from the Republic of Singapore Navy whipping up a meal from home and get inspired!
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Thinking of cooking something different this weekend? How about a big and comforting bowl of Lor Mee? You can even choose your favourite ingredients and garnishes! 😋 Here’s a look at how MSG Teo Chuan Xian, Chief Chef RSS Justice (#SwiftToStrike!) keeps his crew happy with his version of Lor Mee! 🍜 The portion in this video was scaled up for an entire ship crew! You can find the scaled-down recipe on our Instagram and Facebook stories! 😉 #NavyCanCook #CookingFromHome #NavalChefs
2) Workout to Fitness Video: Barry’s IGTV Workout Series
Who says that you can’t keep fit while being stuck at home? Here’s SG Lifestyle’s pick for the week – An entire IGTV channel worth of free workouts you can do at home from Barry’s! Check out the full channel HERE!
3) Get Creative: Illustrate a Couture Piece with Nail Polish and Watercolors (Fresh Beauty x @Artclaytion) #SupportLocalSG
Haute couture is not just for the runway! Learn to illustrate a couture piece using nail polish and watercolor. Download both templates and let’s get started! What you need: Pencil, Scissors, Glue, Nail Polishes (your choice – we recommend glitter for that extra sparkle), printed templates on A5 Paper (250-300gsm), 1x Tray (larger than A5). Download the template HERE!
4) Support: UFIT’s 24-hour Run for Majulah Movement #SupportLocalSG
We would love you to join us for UFIT’s 24-hour run to raise awareness for Majulah Movement, who deliver set meals and treat packs to front-line workers and the migrant community.
The idea is to have members of the Community running around the clock, in a virtual relay format. Every UFIT staff member is running for at least 30mins around the clock, over a 24 hour period – and we’re inviting you to join us (virtually) from your local neighbourhood. Each person will run for 30-minutes and, our aim is to collectively run 1,000km over the 24 hours.
This is the perfect opportunity to raise money for an incredible cause, whilst achieving something amazing, together. It’s free to enter, but we would be very grateful if you could make a donation to Majulah Movement upon entry. Enter HERE!
5) Go on a Virtual Tour: Charms of the Thai Provinces
Thailand is not just about Bangkok and shopping! Explore the charms of the other Thai provinces by embarking on a virtual tour HERE!
6) Play: Hogwarts Digital Escape Room
Embark on this Hogwarts Digital Escape Room where you can complete this escape room as a group or as individual. You can also compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun! Play it HERE for free!
7) Watch: Anjaneyam – Hanuman’s Ramayana #SupportLocalSG
Catch the screening of Anjaneyam – Hanuman’s Ramayana and let the magic unfold from 24 – 31 May on this all-new SISTIC Live platform. Watch for free or pay for a ticket if you can. Proceeds from ticket sales go to Apsaras Arts, the arts group featured in this production.
8) Attend: Virtual Rave (Zouk Phuturescapes) #SupportLocalSG
VisitSingapore and Zouk present Zouk Phuturescapes, a worldwide virtual rave weekend happening from 29 to 31 May 2020 across three time zones, featuring a curated line-up of international headliner DJ acts alongside Singapore-based musicians and artistes. Join us on Zoom and be part of the interactive experience as we conduct polls and spotlight guests to be featured during our live stream. Sign up early to stand a chance to win a Zouk gift pack, and enjoy access to innovative features such as revolving augmented 3D virtual backgrounds. The party will also be streamed live on Zouk Singapore and Visit Singapore Facebook and YouTube for free!
9) Watch: Screening of 7 Sages of the Bamboo Grove 竹林七贤 #SupportLocalSG
Catch the screening of 7 Sages of the Bamboo Grove and let the theatre magic unfold from 24 – 31 May on the all-new SISTIC Live platform. Watch for free or pay for a ticket if you can. Proceeds from ticket sales go to Toy Factory Productions Ltd, the arts group featured in this production. Tickets available now! Watch it HERE!
10) Watch & Support: #PATSG (Play Apart Stay Together) #SupportLocalSG
Expect an extensive line-up of gaming showcase and live streams over the weekend featuring plenty of esports and real sports talents as well as your favourite streamers and Youtubers! Watch it for FREE on Facebook You can also donate as funds raised will be channelled to Community Chest. (20% to the production company for operation expenses and 80% to the Community Chest.
11) File Your Taxes
This is the last weekend for you to file your taxes before it’s too late. Remember to do so if you haven’t done it for the year! File your taxes HERE!
12) Sharing is FREE #SupportLocalSG
The current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the social service sector and non-profit organisations have been hit quite badly – i.e Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Singapore where the flow of donations have been impacted. Help them reach their target either by donating, or just sharing about these giving.sg programs to your friends and family.
- Meals-on-Wheels which provides weekday halal packet meals to needy children, disabled and elderly (500 beneficiaries daily). Donate or share the Giving.sg link HERE!
- Sustenance for Families which provides monthly dry rations, milk powder and diapers to needy families (over 1000 beneficiaries). Donate or share the Giving.sg link HERE!
Tip: Donating is tax deductible!
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: