There are so many things happening each month in Singapore. Whether it is activities for the kids, product launches or musicals to catch, here’s our list of what’s new and happening around the city for the whole family.
Calling All Students!
BOUNCE Singapore has launched a Back to School Student Special, with students enjoying discounted sessions on weekdays – the first hour at $19 and subsequent hours at $12 (Usual price: $21 and $16 respectively). While there, learn to be a freestyle jumper and master new trampoline tricks with the supervision of experienced BOUNCE hosts. Complete 10 tricks from the freestyle tips card and redeem a discount voucher for your next visit. #09-01 Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road. 6816 2879 | bounceinc.com.sg
Downtown East in Pasir Ris recently revealed its fresh offerings including a retail, dining and entertainment area called Market Square, nature-inspired accommodation in D’Resort, and an expanded Wild Wild Wet water park. During the five-year redevelopment project, the park has been doubled in size and now offers more fun activities including Segways from Gogreen. downtowneast.com.sg
Owl Readers Club was founded by parents with the aim of curating interesting story, picture and interactive books for children under seven. Families are rewarded points for purchases, book reviews and other activities. The Owl Star Membership comes with welcome and double points, a free book for each purchase and benefits with selected kid-related products and services.
Special offer: Send a photo of you and your little one reading their favourite book and stand to win a six-month Owl Star Membership and a $20 voucher (total value: $118) if your photo is posted on the Facebook and Instagram pages. Email photos to email@example.com. owlreaders.club
Boarding Across the Border
Find out more about what Marlborough College Malaysia has to offer at the school’s admissions event in Singapore on 5 September. Hear from the Master of the school, enjoy drinks and canapés, and meet with senior members of the Common Room, housemasters and housemistresses. Register on the school website. marlboroughcollege.my
UWCSEA’s annual open days for Infant, Junior and Middle School (aged four to 14 years) will be held from 11 to 20 September. It’s a great opportunity to explore your options as applications open for August 2019. During its annual application cycle, the school creates over 600 new places each year from K1 to Grade 11. Dover Campus: 1207 Dover Road | 6774 2653. East Campus: 1 Tampines Street 73 | 6305 5353. uwcsea.edu.sg
Great Date Deals
New app Date Out features a selection of innovative date activities and unique gift ideas. Catering to busy working adults, it offers five fun categories and includes deals from entertainment providers such as AJ Hackett, KF1 Kart and Uppercut Boxing. Download the app on iTunes and Google Play. dateout.co
Formed in 2010, Sandbag is a Singapore based society that started out as an informal gathering of ex-military personnel. Formal meet ups are now held on the first Thursday of each month. The organisation holds two annual charity dinners and eight musters each year where proceeds go to charity. A $20,000 cheque for funds raised in 2017 was recently presented to His Excellency, British High Commissioner Scott Wightman and his wife Anne. To join or renew your membership (2018 or 2019), email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hawksford recently acquired Asian-based corporate services provider People & Projects (P&P). This addition has allowed the company’s global headcount to climb to over 400, with 200 in Asia, and has also enabled it to offer customers increased flexibility and comprehensive local expertise. hawksford.com
VivoCity has extended its B1 level to include ten new brands across fashion, athleisure and lifestyle categories. New outlets include Singapore’s first New Era store, Adidas, LE Underground, FILA, Weston Corp and Spectacle Hut. To enable easy access from HarbourFront MRT to this new extension, a new escalator lobby has also been added. vivocity.com.sg
LEGO, Let’s Go!
The new LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron has been revealed. Boasting 3,599 pieces, the one-to-eight scale model features a detailed cockpit with a movable paddle gearshift and a steering wheel with the iconic Bugatti emblem. It’s available at all LEGO certified stores islandwide and online at bricksworld.com.
New baby gifts
Kikki.K’s new baby collection You Are So Loved has a range of gifts in a calming palette of neon coral, neon mint, yellow, grey and black. Products include cosy cotton blankets, bunny comforters, wooden music boxes and photo albums. Get them at ION, Raffles City and VivoCity outlets or at kikki-k.com.
Singapore’s first zero-waste grocery store UnPackt is in the heartland of Ang Mo Kio. To minimise wastage of food and packaging, bring your own reusable container to store your items and pay by weight for the amount you wish to buy. At the store, you’ll also be able to find a range of environmentally friendly lifestyle goods such as bamboo kitchenware and organic soaps. 6 Jalan Kuras. email@example.com
Broadway smash The Lion King returns to Singapore from 27 June to 23 September this year as part of its 20th anniversary international tour. Look forward to brilliant choreography and the spectacular score by award-winning artists Sir Elton John and Tim Rice. Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Tickets from $65 from marinabaysands.com and Sistic.
Offering an experiential, engaging and child-centred international curriculum, The Children’s Place provides fun Mandarin lessons for children, along with a special visual arts programme. The centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, it’s offering a $250 discount (well over 50 percent) on registration fees for all new students from now until 31 October 2018. 19 Kay Siang Road. 6472 3788 | thechildrensplace.com.sg