There is sooo much going on each month in Singapore. Whether it’s 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.
If so, you can now join the AWA’s Team Tennis programme, which runs from November until February, for a special price. Team Tennis emphasises team play, sportsmanship and competition, with participation requiring a commitment to play at least half the scheduled matches. Matches this season will be held on Wednesdays (for advanced players) and Thursdays (for intermediate players) on 27 and 28 November, 4 and 5 December, 11 and 12 December, 15 and 16 January, 22 and 23 January and 5 and 6 February. Special offer! Grab a six-month AWA membership and Team Tennis registration for $145. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote “EL Team Tennis offer”. As a member, you’ll have access to other activities, including tennis-related events such as a monthly Girls Night Out (social tennis) and tournaments.
Visit the Tennis page at awasingapore.org for details.
Join the Canadian International School (CIS) for Chinese Wonderland, a celebration of Chinese culture, tradition and language. Held at the Lakeside Campus on 3 December (9am to 11am), the event will include dumpling making, Chinese tea tasting, calligraphy, Beijing opera mask painting, Chinese snacks and performances by CIS students. Huali Xiong, the school’s Principal for Chinese Language and Culture, and her team will be present to answer questions about choosing the right Chinese programme for your child. 7 Jurong West Street 41. cis.edu.sg/chinesewonderland
Crossing the Causeway
Marlborough College Malaysia will be holding an Information Coffee Morning for parents on 6 November (10.30am to 12.30pm), with the opportunity to meet Alan Stevens, the school’s Master, and senior members of the common room. The British boarding and day school is an expansion of Marlborough College Wiltshire and takes in students aged three to 18. It’s rich in tradition and places a big focus on compassion, companionship and conversation. Register for the session at marlboroughcollege.my. Hotel Fort Canning
Head to the British Boarding Schools Show on 23 November and find out more about UK boarding school options. You’ll have the opportunity to talk to international education specialists and school representatives from top boarding schools in the UK. Register at singapore.schoolsshow.co.uk. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore.
There are many fun programmes for the whole family at BOUNCE Singapore. Kids aged three and above can join Tramp Camp, a three-day camp (9am to 12pm), where they can pick up basic trampolining skills and make new friends. (Camps will be held from 19 November to 20 January.) Meanwhile, parents can opt for BOUNCE Fit, a 45-minute fitness class (10am on selected days), while young ones are supervised by energetic hosts. For schedules and updates, visit bounceinc.com.sg. #09-01 Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road.
Cluny Court’s Christmas Fair and Market is back for four weekends this year: 22 to 24 November, 29 November to 1 December, 6 to 8 December and 13 to 15 December. Stalls will be selling everything from festive goodies and decorations (including fresh fir and pine Christmas trees!) to party outfits, jewellery and handmade tableware. You’ll also find yummy cakes, chocolates, ice-cream and wine, and you can drop by Santa’s Grotto (22 November to 15 December) for a photo opp with the kids. Donation boxes will be available, with all donations going to the Children’s Cancer Foundation. Hours: 10am to 7pm Fridays and Saturdays; 10am to 5pm Sundays. Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road. clunycourt.com
Enrol the kids into the Little Mandarins Year End Holiday Camp this November and December, and they’ll enjoy three new themes created especially for having fun while learning Mandarin. Children will learn to role play during “Ready, Set, Action”, hunt for treasures in “Let’s Go” and compete to build the highest towers in “Georgie’s World”. Other activities include arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, and brush painting. Camps are suitable for ages four to nine years and run from 18 November until 27 December, Monday to Friday, from 9.45pm to 2.15pm. Cost: $530 per week. Blk 71, Loewen Road, #01-03. little-mandarins.com/holiday-classes/
Sustainable design firm Pomeroy Studio has teamed up with Sport Singapore to develop the historic Kallang district, adjacent to the Singapore Sports Hub, to bring innovative sports and entertainment facilities to the area. The project focuses on conserving Kallang’s heritage while bringing in new elements of design and sustainability. pomeroystudio.sg
Read more about Living in Singapore!