What To Do This Weekend
NTUC Income Kite Festival Singapore 2012
For the fourth time, ACT 3 International is bringing back the popular Kite Festival. Get to know fellow kite-flying enthusiasts during Community Flying Days, held over three weekends in Jurong, Sembawang and Tampines, and witness a showcase of 40 of Singapore’s most experienced kiters flaunt their stuff. The finale event, Grand Flying Days, will occur in September at Marina Bay. Share your messages of love, friendship, peace and hope on the Kite Messages Canopy, an installation that would rely on its audience to work.
Dates, times and venues: 7 & 8 July, 8.30 -11.30am – Jurong Central Park
14 & 15 July, 4 – 7pm – Juncation of Admiralty Lane and Canberra Road, Sembawang
21 & 22 July, 4 – 7pm – Junction of Tampines Ave 10 and Tampines Industrial Ave 3
BreakTalk’s 12th anniversary
In celebration of its 12th anniversary, BreadTalk is giving away 1200 free Flosss buns at their Toa Payoh and Junction 8 outlets. They will also commemorating the milestone with limited edition Flosss flavors, Tomyum Flosss ($1.60) and Wasabi Flosss, ($1.60) and PartyBT! Cake ($29), which is a vanilla chiffon cake topped with a dozen assorted macaroons filled with flavors such as vanilla, strawberry, chocolate and mango. They will be available at all stores from 16 July and 2 July respectively.
Dates: 6 July – BreadTalk Toa Payoh
9 July – BreadTalk Junction 8
The Analog Girl + MUON
British Council Singapore presents Musicity, a location-based, curated international platform featuring seven Singaporean recording artists who have been commissioned to compose original music inspired by seven locations in the city. As a sneak preview for the even in October, electronic pop singer-songwriter The Analog Girl and electronica band MUON will be performing at Gardens By The Bay.
Date and time: 6 July, 7.45pm
Venue: Gardens By The Bay, SuperTree Grove
Water for Women
When you head out this weekend, take a moment to appreciate the fact that you can readily and easily get access to clean, drinkable water by donating $1 or more for the tap water served during your meal. Water for Women, which coincides with Singapore International Water Week, is a fundraising and awareness initiative by Singapore Committee for UN Women. Participating restaurants include: Absinthe Restaurant, Relish by Wild Rocket, el toro, and Earshot Café. For the full list, please visit the Water for Women Facebook page.
Date: 1 – 7 July (Some restaurants will be participating from 1 – 30 July)
WWF Sustainable Seafood Game
Learn about how our seafood consumption habits have led to 80% of world fish stocks being overfished. This event may even help you change the way you act as a seafood consumer. For example, what is the smarter choice, buying crab from Sri Lanka or Indonesia? Help do your part for the conservation movement.
Date and time: 2 – 8 July, 11am to 10pm
Venue: Ang Mo Kio Hub, B1
Looking for a way to refresh the look of your home? Pick up some sale pieces at IKEA this month. IKEA FAMILY card members will enjoy further special offers. The IKEA restaurant is also offering great deals, with a variety of meals like the ‘Baked Chicken Leg with Veg’ at $5 from 6pm on weekdays, and ‘Fish & Chips’ at $4.50 from 10.30am to 5pm daily.
Date: 5 – 22 July
Venue: IKEA Tampines & Alexandra
45–65: Liberation, Unrest…a New Nation
Delve into Singapore’s bumpy road to post-war recovery, as well as the challenges and hardships that the nation faced during the struggle for decolonisation and self-rule. This exhibition by the National Archives of Singapore and the National Museum of Singapore takes you through 20 years of our country’s search for a national identity.
Date and time: 7 July – 18 November, 10am – 6pm daily
Venue: Stamford Gallery, Level 1, National Museum of Singapore
Seeker of Hope: Works by Jia Aili
As part of the Credit Suisse “Innovation in Art” series, The Singapore Art Museum presents Seeker of Hope, 50 artworks which include epic-scale, visually stunning oil paintings, video installations and paper works. They are the physical representation of Jia Aili’s personal reflection on post-millennium changes in China and art in the globalised world.
Date and time: 6 July – 23 September, Mondays to Sundays from 10am – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Art Museum
Standard Chartered Marathon 2012 Registration
Be one of the first 1,000 registrants for this year’s Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore and you’ll receive an exclusive goodie bag, plus exclusive race privileges such as priority sign ups, a 50 per cent discount for running clinics, free transportation from designated pick up points on race days, and a separate dedicated counter during race entry pack collection. Stand a chance to win SEIKO men’s watches and Pure Fitness memberships during the lucky draws.
Date and time: July 6, 2012, 11am-4pm
Venue: Raffles Place Park, Raffles Place MRT Station
Price: Registration prices will be announced at the event launch, and will be available on the official website from 11am on July 6, go to www.marathonsingapore.com.