1. Muay Thai By The Beach at Southside
Craving a workout sesh and the sea breeze? Enter Fitstop, Singapore’s first outdoor mobile gym! In the picturesque setting of Sentosa, you will learn Muay Thai techniques through an hour and a half long guided fitness session with a Muay Thai enthusiast formally trained in Thailand. Get ready to work up a sweat while you learn and have fun!
Muay Thai By The Beach at Southside
Address: Southside, 80 Siloso Rd., 098969
Date and time: 10 July, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
2. Weekend Sips: NON
Head down to Temple Cellars at UE square this weekend for an afternoon of tastings where you can explore an exciting range of non-alcoholic wine alternatives from NON, formulated by ex-Noma chef William Wade and branding whiz Aaron Trotman. There are some exciting flavours on the tasting list such as Lemon Marmalade and Hibiscus and Caramelised Pear and Kombu. Fancy what you’ve tried? You can enjoy 15-percent off when you purchase any 3 or more items on the tasting list!
Weekend Sips: NON
Address: 81 Clemenceau Ave., UE Square, #01-12, 239917
Date and time: 11 July, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
3. Introduction to Jamu talk
Learn the art of Jamu, a traditional herbal remedy found commonly in Indonesia and the Malay Peninsula. At this workshop you will learn about the various properties of herbs found in your kitchen as you gain knowledge on how to create to basic Jamu: Kunyit Asam and Beras Kencur. Join this workshop by the National Heritage Board to find out what these are and gain insight on a whole new culture!
Introduction to Jamu talk
Address: Online only
Date and time: 10 July 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
4. Sunday Luxe Series: Plant-Based Produce Market
Kickstart your Sunday at this Plant-Based Produce Market at the At-Sunrice Globalchef Academy that will host over 10 stalls with whole foods and plant-based alternatives amongst other things. There will also be cooking demonstrations and a chocolate workshop for the kids by Chef Ian Wong of Aalst Chocolate where they will be able to try their hand at making their own chocolate bars!
Sunday Luxe Series: Plant-Based Produce Market
Address: 28 Tai Seng St. Level 5, 534106
Date and time: 11 July, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Ticket prices start at $22 (Kids 6-12) and $50 (Adults)
5. Old School Games: Chapteh Making 2.0
With everything going digital these days why not learn to make an old school game that can be played outdoors? DIY your very own colourful Chapthehs at this workshop in Chinatown and keep the past alive! The workshop is suitable for ages 5 and up.
For context: Chapeteh is a traditional game that requires you to keep a feathered shuttlecock in the air for as long as possible by kicking it up with the heel of your foot.
Old School Games: Chapteh Making 2.0
Address: 41 Smith St., 058953
Date and time: 9 July 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
6. The Lonely Little Polar Bear
Looking for an event to keep the kids occupied this weekend? Rocking Horse Playhouse has you covered with a education event where children will learn everything about recycling and global warming through shadow puppetry (by The Story Corner) and arts and craft session! It will also engage in making biodegradable bags amongst other activities.
The Lonely Little Polar Bear
Address: 100 Turf Club Rd., #01-02M
Date and time: 9 July 2021, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
7. Cocktail Trail with Chimichanga Holland Village
Get mixing at Chimichanga Holland Village and its hands-on cocktail class where you will get to experience the full cocktail making process – from supermarket to table. Participants will join an in-house cocktail expert on a hunt for fresh ingredients at a neighbouring supermarket before the session begins. You will learn to make three Mexican cocktails and will enjoy a set of three tacos of your choice and nachos with salsa at the end of the class.
Cocktail Trail with Chimichanga Holland Village
Address: 3 Lor Liput, Holland Piazza, #01-02/03, 277725
Date and time: 10 and 11 July, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $85 (inclusive of materials)
8. Inside the Chinese Singaporean – The Evolution of our Culture and Heritage
Looking to gain more insight into Singapore’s culture? You can do that by joining this trail conducted by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. The trail will take you to various cultural spots in Singapore, where you will learn about local buildings, culture and how Singapore preserved its heritage and roots while advancing towards the future. You will also gain an understanding on the origins of local food (samplers provided) at Lau Pa Sat.
Inside the Chinese Singaporean – The Evolution of our Culture and Heritage
Meeting Point: 1 Straits Blvd., 018906 (Singapore Chinese Culture Centre Lobby Level 1)
Date and time: July 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
* Note: The tour ends at Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat
By K Praveena, July 2021 / Images credited to the relevant businesses.