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: Oreo Biscuit Swiss Roll | 5 Minutes Roll Cake Recipe | Cook With Bah.
If you are a fan of oreo and swiss roll, this is the recipe that you shouldn’t miss. Why not try to make a unique combination of your favourites by Unbox With Bah. Have a yummylicious weekend!
2) Workout to Fitness: 5 MINUTE FAT BURNING MORNING ROUTINE | No Equipment Needed | HIIT | The Fitologists
Checkout SG Lifestyle’s fitness pick for the week 5 MINUTE FAT BURNING MORNING ROUTINE | No Equipment Needed | HIIT | The Fitologists. This High-Intensity Interval Training involves short bursts of intense exercise alternated with low-intensity recovery periods. One of the biggest advantages of HIIT is that you can get maximal health benefits in minimal time. Shed some calories this weekend and stay healthy.
3) Get Creative: Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids | Halloween Craft Ideas
This Halloween, spend some family time by making pumpkins, witches and even bats with your kids! Here is an easy Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids | Halloween Craft Ideas by Easy Kids Craft that you can consider. Have fun cutting and joining bits and pieces of paper while expressing your creativity and challenge your kids to see who is the better creator!
4) Play: Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered Search
Experience unique ghost hunting, wrangling and trapping with upgradeable weapons in widely destructible environments. Test the team’s mettle with large scale boss fights.
This Halloween, strap on your proton pack once again and join the Ghostbusters on the adventure with the voice and likeness of the original crew as you battle to save New York! This beloved and critically acclaimed Ghostbusters video game is back and remastered for the Epic Games store! Play through a unique storyline as the player battles and captures ghosts – both well-loved and brand new – throughout New York.
5) Virtual Event: Circadian Art Exhibition
In Circadian, Wyn-Lyn Tan tracks her relationship with time in a series of works that were created during each specific hour of her 24-hour circadian cycle during the lockdown period. The series of 24 small paintings and sculptural pieces were created in the artist’s makeshift studio at home. Each work, made at the start of a different hour over the days of lockdown, is the artist’s attempt to time capsule her evolving mental and emotional state.
Click HERE to view the virtual exhibition.
6) Play: Play This Story: The Book of Red Shadows
Play This Story: The Book of Red Shadows is a play-by-email style interactive gaming experience happening 30 Oct – 10 Nov 2020 in conjunction with the Singapore Writers Festival 2020. This text-based game requires you to have a working email address, connection to the internet and an interest in reading and writing in English to play. Some knowledge of the various Singapore languages and slangs will also come in handy. All play will be done via email only.
On the day the game begins, you will receive an introductory email with a scenario, a few hints, a few options and be given 24 hours to reply. What you do next is entirely up to you. Using nothing but the power of words, you will be able to engage in this fictional world in whichever ways you can think of. Do you dare go into Victor Fernando R. Ocampo’s future Singapore and take on the challenge of escaping from the government’s secret Red Shadow Project?
7) Visit: Streets of Little India
As we countdown to Deepavali, take a stroll along the streets of Little India and immerse in the occasion with decorations that consists of more than a million bulbs in a dazzling array of peacocks, lotus flowers and oil lamps. The theme this year is Goddess Mahalakshmi, the goddess of wealth in Hindu mythology. Head to the main arch at Serangoon Road and you will spot her sitting between the two elephants anointing her with water.
8) On-site & Virtual Event: vOilah! France Singapore Festival
Singapore’s favourite French festival, vOilah! France Singapore Festival, returns for a special edition from 22 October to 22 November 2020. Presented by the Embassy of France in Singapore, this year’s line-up carries a diverse range of on-site, and for the first time, virtual experiences to showcase the best of French and Singaporean innovation and creativity.
Featuring 110 Singaporean and French participating partners, the biggest number so far, you can choose from a line-up of close to 50 exciting and authentic French experiences through a unique Singaporean lens to help locals discover a slice of France close to home.
Swing by to Singapore’s Botanic Gardens for an exhibition curated through a collaboration with one of France’s most renowned garden and plant experts Pascal Garbe. You can also feast on a mix of food workshops and bespoke menus designed by partner restaurants for the festival. A pastry called ‘Le Paris-Brest-Singapour’, dreamt up by Odette’s three-star Michelin chef Julien Royer, merges flavours of gula Melaka, coconut and a rich kaya cream into the classic French dessert.
Theatre enthusiasts shouldn’t miss the performance of The Veil of Happiness, which revives a century-old classic play written by Clemenceau through a dramatised reading at Ngee Ann Kongsi Theatre of Wild Rice@Funan. It is brought to life through oriental-inspired music by renowned composer Gabriel Fauré, local actors like Janice Koh and Hossan Leong and musicians from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. Tune into the streaming of the performance on the festival’s Facebook Page.
Click HERE for more details.
9) Giveaway: TamJai SamGor Noodles
Previously only available in Hong Kong, TamJai SamGor has now hit our shores. The rice noodle store will be opening at Bedok Mall on 30 October 2020 – lucky for Easties and fans of the chain alike.
In celebration of their grand opening, TamJai SamGor will be giving out 300 free bowls of noodles. These free noodles are available at selected time slots, with the first 100 bowls up for grabs on 30 October 2020 from 5pm to 7pm. The next 100 free bowls will be available on 31 October 2020 from 3pm to 5pm and the last 100 on 1 November 2020 from 3pm to 5pm. So hurry and mark your calendar on their Grand Openings days to grab yourself some free noodles!
Where: 311 New Upper Changi Road, #B1-52, Bedok Mall, Singapore 467360
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 this post on what to do on Halloween:
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