There are so much going on each month in Singapore. Whether it is things to do around town or activities for the kids, here’s our list of what’s new and happening around the city for the whole family.
New Party Spot
Marquee Nightclub will be debuting in Singapore (and Asia) on 12 April. Its clubs globally have featured top DJs including Armin van Buuren, Alesso, Kaskade and DJ Khaled. Spanning three floors, the space here features dramatic high ceilings, an eight-armed Ferris wheel and a three-storey high slide!
#B1-67 Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue. marqueesingapore.com
Open house and discounted fees
Head to Chatsworth International School’s Bukit Timah campus (72 Bukit Tinggi Road) on 13 April (9.30am to 12pm) for its open-house day. Learn about the school’s IB inquiry-based programmes for children aged three to 18, go on a student-led tour of the campus, and hear first-hand about life at Chatsworth. There’ll also be an art workshop, goodie bags and light refreshments. Register online at chatsworth.com.sg.
Special offer: Also, for new school enrolments between now until 31 May, there’ll be a 20 percent discount on the confirmation fee, and the application fee will be waived.
Universal Studios Singapore has debuted Universal After Hours, where the theme park’s opening hours are extended until 10pm on Fridays, Saturdays and selected public holidays. Beside enjoying rides under the stars, guests can look forward to a fun line-up of activities on certain nights, including the Hollywood Dreams Light-Up Parade featuring brightly illuminated fl oats, performances by local bands, pop-up food stalls and more. Universal After Hours activities are included in the theme park admission and annual/season passes.
Woven in India is an exhibition and sale of clothes and accessories showcasing textile crafts from across India. Held from 25 to 27 April (11am to 5pm) and organised by Kala Tarang, the event will include a talk by Laila Tyabji, founding member and chairperson of Dastkar, an NGO working with craftspeople in India. A leading sari aficionado, Laila will trace the story of the sari and her own personal journey with this wonderful garment. You can also sign up for traditional embroidery workshops by grassroots artisans and learn centuries-old techniques.
31A Scotts Road. facebook.com/KalaTarang
In 2018, The British Club made it its mission to eliminate single-use plastics. The club has taken steps to reduce wastage and increase sustainability, with environmentally conscious measures introduced including straws made from potato starch, bags made from corn, and eco-friendly paper used in its magazines.
Head to britishclub.org.sg to check out the latest eco report. 73 Bukit Tinggi Road.
Calling all style conscious mums and mums-to-be! Cuckoo has recently returned to its home at Dempsey Hill after setting up shop temporarily at Tanglin Mall. The kids’ lifestyle store has been beautifully renovated and showcases a collection of furniture, home décor, clothing and gifts.
Visit the new store at 6B Dempsey Road or browse the collection online at cuckoolittlelifestyle.com.
Global Indian International School (GIIS) recently launched its flagship SMART Campus. The campus offers multiple international curricula including IB, IGCSE, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Global Montessori Programme (GMP). Students will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities like skills-based studios, design technology labs and multipurpose halls for sports and performances. There are also various green initiatives in place to reduce the school’s carbon footprint. schoolofthefuture.sg
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Masterminds is collaborating with The Gifted Lab to offer a special curriculum that scaffolds the development of critical thinking processes from a young age. The programme, which focuses on higher-order reasoning activities, will be integrated into the regular kindergarten schedule on a weekly basis, and will also be offered as a standalone enrichment class for children aged between four and six years. This complements the preschool’s Montessori-based curriculum that encourages children to learn through hands-on activities.
For over 30 years, LindamoodBell learning centres have been working to improve the lives of students, with the belief that all individuals can be taught to read and comprehend to their highest potential. Using the research validated programmes by their founders, they help students develop the imagery-language foundation that underlies learning, literacy and success at school. Instruction is available at their learning centres or online.
The British Football Academy (BFA) will be hosting the Blackburn Rovers International Camp 2019 at Dulwich College (Singapore) from 18 to 21 May. Skills camps for beginners aged six to 18 will take place from 9am to 12 noon, while advanced camps for players aged eight to 18 (who are looking for a pathway to English football) will be held from 1pm to 4pm. The camps cost $300 and $350 respectively. The session will be conducted by Blackburn Rover coaches, and each participant will get a Blackburn Rovers training kit.
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