There are so many things happening each month in Singapore. Whether it is things to do around town, activities for the kids or product launches, here’s our list of what’s new and happening around the city for the whole family.
Got a budding Beckham in your midst? The Borussia Academy Singapore offers football training for boys and girls aged five to 15 years. Based at the GESS school campus, the academy follows the youth training programme of German club Borussia Mönchengladbach. Training is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, and matches are played on Sundays. Register for a free trial at borussia-academy-sg.com/freetrial. 9127 8732 | borussia-academy-sg.com
Stamford American International School has collaborated with Sun Electric and installed solar panels. A student-led initiative, the project was started in October 2017 by two students from the Stamford Green Lions Club. The 845 solar panels installed are able to produce about 426 MWh of solar electricity yearly and will offset around 200 metric tons of carbon. sais.edu.sg
Ahead of the opening of the Aquatics Centre at its new campus in January 2020, Nexus International School (Singapore) is offering 25, 50 and 75 percent swimming scholarships. The scholarships include a team kit, daily nutritious breakfast, Olympic swimming clinics, overseas trips and personalised coaching. Led by Coach Bunakov, the school’s swim squad has groomed several national age group champions, some now on the Olympic watch list. Onsite training is held up to ten times a week, and the programme has a dedicated specialist nutritionist and sports and exercise psychologist. nexus.edu.sg
Career in Design
GEMS World Academy (Singapore) has launched a partnership with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) to offer students aged from 16 to 18 the chance to do the International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme. The programme combines key IB courses with university-level tuition from art and design lecturers from SCAD’s faculty. Students can register for the specialist programme in Grades 11 and 12. gwa.edu.sg
Looking to Volunteer?
Therapeutic & Educational Riding in Singapore (THERIS) is an equine-assisted therapy provider that specialises in one-on-one sessions. These sessions require the support of volunteers to assist. If you have an interest in special needs and a passion for horses, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. theris.com.sg
Enjoy double the fun at BOUNCE with a Superpass this holiday. Jumpers will enjoy two hours to hone their skills on the trampolines and at X-Park, the Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course. Unleash your freestyle skills or learn a new tip from one of the hosts. Available in limited numbers, the passes can be booked online at bounceinc.com.sg. #09-01 Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road. 6816 2879
Telok Ayer Arts Club has opened at 2 McCallum Street in the CBD. The space aims to bring together art, music, food and drink. Local and regional artists will be invited for everything from one-night performances to a showcase of several weeks through various mediums. The culinary team is head chef Bertram Leong and guests can expect a mix of French Mediterranean cuisine, Asian delights and all-day dining dishes. telokayerartsclub.sg
Roald Dahl Classic
Matilda the Musical will be making its debut in Singapore from 21 February 2019 . Nine-year-old Singaporean Sofia, a student at UWC South East Asia, will be sharing the role of Matilda with two young actresses from the Matilda International Company (MIC). Sofia discovered her love for singing at the young age of five and began attending weekly drama and singing classes.
Just for Kids
Kikki.K has introduced a new kids’ collection, Superheroes Are Real. The selection features four cute characters –Marvellous Mouse, Mighty Meerkat, Lightning Llama and Razor Raccoon. Pick up a range of fun products, from coin purses and bag tags to journals and backpacks, at the ION, Raffles City and VivoCity outlets, or online at kikki-k.com.
Featuring a sporty and youthful look, the third generation 2019 Kia Cerato has debuted on the market. The new car has an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It also comes with a Smart Trunk system and wireless smartphone charger. Sold with a 10-year engine warranty and five-year unlimited mileage warranty, the Cerato is available in three versions: the SX, EX and L. kia.com/sg
Microsoft has launched Surface Go, its latest touchscreen tablet in the Surface series. Weighing just 522 grams, the 10-inch device fits easily in a bag. Powered by a 7th Generation Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y and offering up to nine hours of battery life, the device retails at $618. Get it on the Microsoft online store or at authorised retailers including Best Denki, Challenger, COURTS and Harvey Norman. microsoft.com/en-sg