With Covid keeping us all Singapore-bound, it’s normal to be looking for new ways to explore and keep active. The Book of Walks brings you 15 fantastic walks through the jungle, the city center and typical Singapore neighbourhoods. The walks are for beginners and fitness-pros alike and most start and finish at an MRT station, making them extremely accessible and convenient for you. Head here for more information and to order directly from their website at just $15! What’s more, all proceed go to local charities the Netherlands Charity Association (NCA) supports. Grab your copy and a couple of friends and head for your walk today!
Learn how to make the perfect macaron via the french method through a step-by-step lesson hosted by D’Open Kitchen. The class includes methods to make 2 fillings; butter cream and curd, and ganache. You will also be given some decorating tips which include the use of candied icing, chocolate or even general sugar arts ideas. You can also enjoy macaron tasting and hot beverages while listening to the theory of the macaron and watching the demonstration. The entry fee is $108 and you can sign up or find out more here.
Macaron Making Class
1 August 2020
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Level 3, 6A Shenton Way, OUE Downtown Gallery Singapore 068815
If you’re missing your weekly partying and dancing, we’ve got the perfect event for you. Brought to you by NINETEEN80, this event features a livestream filled with a megamix of earworms and jams from the 80s to the 00s! They’ve even got their I-MISS-YOU-NINETEEN80 Delivery Service for you to order up signature cocktails and bottle packages to hype up your at-home boogie night! Stream the event here or head to their website for more details.
Together Forever: The Stay Home Boogie
10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
To usher in Singapore’s 55th birthday, the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) has a bunch of programmes lined up specially for you and your loved ones, accessible anywhere! What better way to celebrate Singapore’s birthday than to rediscover its rich art, culture and heritage. The programmes are completely free of charge and include self-guided tours, AR (augmented reality) experiences, as well as a variety of other programmes. More information can be found here.
Celebrating the Majulah Spirit at ACM
Spend your Sunday with your family and friends at Butcher Boy, to enjoy their selection of Chicken, Beef, Pork & Lamb Roasts. Their brunch menu runs every Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.. Check out their website to take a closer look at their brunch menu as well as their booze menu.
The Butcher’s Brunch
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
31 Keong Saik Rd., 089138
Enjoy the long National Day weekend at Gardens by the Bay with a brand new pocket garden display called “A Tale of Orchids” and attractive ticketing deals to the conservatories, or celebrate in the comfort of your home with a star-studded concert on television and social media, virtual workshops, and special promotions on Gardens by the Bay’s e-shop.
Gardens by the Bay
3 – 30 August 2020
9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
18 Marina Gardens Drive 018953
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse brings you their exclusive Champagne Brunch promotion from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday! Check out their deals for a 4-course meal with free flow champagnes, wines, beers, as well as gin and tonic cocktails! Head to their website for more information and to make your reservations.
Weekend Champagne Brunch
Every Saturday and Sunday
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, Swissotel The Stamford Level 3, 2 Stamford Road, 178882
With Covid constantly changing the way you lead your life, it’s common to be anxious or worried especially during this period. Soul Centre, which has been recognised as one of Asia’s best meditation centres, is conducting a meditation class hosted by Vikas Malkani, a globally-recognised teacher and expert on the topic. The class costs $450 per person and tickets can be found here.
Meditation and Mindfulness made Simple
1 – 2 August 2020
9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
91 Bencoolen Street #12-04 Sunshine Plaza,, 189652
With working from home (WFH) becoming the norm, have you increasingly felt the need to upgrade your virtual skills? Anagram Group: Corporate Training and Webinars Singapore and Mark Stuart, one of Asia’s most sought after speakers, bring you this webinar which sets out to help you hone your online presentation skills. Tickets range from $79 to $138 and more information can be found here.
Virtual Presentation Skills – Present, Facilitate, Pitch Like A Pro
4 August 2020
12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
30, 01-19 Victoria St, 187996
Join the National Museum of Singapore this August to make your celebration of Singapore’s 55th birthday a special one! There will be a variety of programmes for you to celebrate National Day at the museum. Head here for more information on the on-site as well as online activities and events for you and your family to explore together.
National Day Celebrations with the National Museum
7 – 10 August 2020
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily
93, Stamford Road, 178897
In conjunction with Singapore’s first-ever virtual National Day Celebrations, Band Directors’ Association (Singapore) is featuring a new music video of ‘Count On Me Singapore’ featuring 400 Singapore wind band musicians alongside original singer Mr. Clement Chow. The pre-recorded digital performance features musicians from all walks of life from students to professional musicians from the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Armed Forces Band and the Singapore Police Force Band. Head here for more info!
Band Together, Singapore- A Virtual Performance
7 August 2020
As a tribute to Singapore’s birthday, these 10 buildings which represent various parts of the nation’s history, values and heritage will be illuminated in red and white from 23 July 2020 to 30 August 2020. These buildings include; the Armenian Church, Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM), Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Central Fire Station, CHIJMES, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, National Gallery Singapore, National Museum of Singapore, The Arts House, and Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall (VTVCH). They will be bathed in red and white-themed light projections to symbolise how Singaporeans are #UnitedThroughCulture during this National Day period.
Heritage and Culture Light Up the City For Singapore’s 55th Birthday
23 July – 30 August 2020
Missing the days you could freely travel? ATLAS invites guests to escape and explore some of the world’s best bars with worldATLAS. A liquid journey across the planet, worldATLAS ventures the globe to partner with bars to create a cocktail flight consisting of two signature cocktails from each destination bar for guests to explore. Flights are priced at S$48 for a flight for one, and a flight to share is priced at S$56. For more details on dates and prices head on to their website.
Travel the World with Atlas’ New Flight Series, WORLDATLAS
Dates for the various flights can be found on the website
Mon – Thurs: 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Fri (PH): 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sat: 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road, 188778
Experience and witness step by step preparation at Mexican Culinary Masterclass with Chef Jorge Rosas and La Mexicana Tortilleria & Grocery Store. Learn how to make well-known and delicious Mexican dishes such as El Mero Mero Fajitas, Fish Cevice, Salsa de molcajete verde and Conchas (Bread Dessert). The class is priced at $68 per person and includes a welcome drink and one alcoholic beverage. Call +65 9722 8171 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot today! You can also head here for more details.
Mexican Culinary Masterclass at El Mero Mero
9 August 2020
4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
30 Victoria Street #01-20, 187996
Celebrate Singapore’s 55th birthday with the National Day Concert hosted by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, featuring various young musicians and trailblazers in composition. The acts also include popular Singaporean singer Benjamin Kheng. You can watch the event via a SISTIC livestream at 8 p.m. on 15 August. Head here for more details and ticketing information.
National Day Concert 2020
15 August 2020
This feel-good workshop is aimed at giving you an all round full body workout improving your core, arm and leg strength, muscle tone and posture. The workshop explores standing stretching, strengthening and mobility exercises as well as modifications on traditional Pilates mat work. This workshop also concludes with a long full body stretching sequence targeting the major muscles around shoulders, hips, spine and lower body. Tickets are priced at $68 and you can purchase them here.
Stretch and Strengthen with Pilates
15 August 2020
10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
65 Chulia St, #39-01, 049513
Paulaner Bräuhaus is celebrating Singapore’s 55th birthday with a bang! Join them from 11:55 a.m. to 5:55 p.m. on Sunday, 9th August and Monday, 10th August for their very own version of the NDP: their National Day (Sausage) Platter. Enjoy their National Day Platter and free flow of freshly brewed beers for just $55+.
Paulaner’s National Day Weekend
9 August 2020
11:55 a.m. and 5:55 p.m.
39 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01 Millenia Walk, 039596
Toast to Singapore’s 55th birthday with Champagne Brunch! Enjoy the famous Singapore Sling upon arrival, and indulge in a splendid selection of Italian favourites served to the table. The feast also comes with drinks such as champagne, wines, soft drinks, coffee or tea at $118, or get their free flow drinks option at $148 instead. For more information head here.
National Day Champagne Brunch
9 August 2020
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Ocean Financial Centre, Level 43, 10 Collyer Quay, 049315
By Kirstie-mae Baptist, July 2020 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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