Weekend warriors: things to do this weekend (11/2-12/2)

Weekend warriors: things to do this weekend (11/2-12/2)

Letty Seah ·2017-02-10 18:43

Love is in the air this weekend. Discover the romantic side of the city and check out this list of things to do over the weekend.

1. Go on a date with the two special men in your life

No date for V-day? You can always count on the two men in your life, Ben & Jerry. The ice cream parlour that has been keeping singles happy since 1978 is having an exclusive V-day promotion. Swap those roses for silver spoons and get two scoops of ice cream for the price of one.

Event venue:


Event date and time: 9 February 2017-14 February 2017, 11.00am-11.00pm

2. Attend a pay as you wish yoga class

Enhance the wellbeing of your mind, body and soul after a long hard week with a pay what you wish yoga class. Yes, you heard me right, pay as you wish. Bid farewell to hefty yoga class fees and treat yourself to a special Valentine’s day yoga class.

Event venue: Far East Shopping Centre, 545 Orchard Road, #16-07, S238882

Event date and time: 12 February 2017, 3.00pm-4.00pm

3. Switch up your wardrobe for free

Want to upgrade your wardrobe without spending a dime? As part of EarthFest, Swagalls, an online fashion swapping platform is organizing a clothing swap. Declutter and amp up your style without hurting your wallet or the planet.

Event venue: Marina Barrage

Event date and time: 11.00am-3.00pm

4. Learn to upcycle and shop till you drop at EarthFest

Aim to lead a more eco-friendly life at the second edition of EarthFest. Pick up fresh fruits and vegetables at the airy farmer’s market and munch on plantbased food at the food festival. There is also a Maker Faire area where you can unleash your creativity and learn how to upcycle an umbrella into a bag and make jewellery with soda cans and magazines.

Event venue: Marina Barrage

Event date and time: 12 February 2017, 11.00am-3.30pm

5. Visit a dating spot your parents used to go to

Here’s a date idea that will sweep your date off their feet. Celebrate the day of love at an idyllic setting. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is hosting its annual Valentine’s Day @ the Singapore Botanic Gardens Bandstand. Pack your picnic baskets and mats and be serenaded by the likes of Ken Loh, Scarlet Avenue, Jack & Rai and Becka. Aside from enjoying a mesmerising performance under a blanket of twinkling stars, you can also pick up something enchanting for your special someone at the mini bazaar.

Event venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Event date and time: 10 February 2017-12 February 2017, 6.00pm-10.00pm

6. Take a trip down memory lane at this year’s Chingay parade

Travel back in time with an re-enactment of popular performances of the 1970s like The Blossom Flower Ladies and Heavenly Blessings. Local xinyao singer Liang Wern Fook will also be taking the stage at this year’s Chingay parade.

Event venue: F1 Pit Building

Event date and time: 10-11 February 2017, 8.00pm

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7. Say “I do” at a couples picnic

Lovebirds, reaffirm your commitment to your spouse at the “I Still Do” Couples’ Picnic held at Fort Canning Green. Make your own message in a bottle, dedicate a love song to your special someone and be goofy at the photo booth. Revel in soulful performances by Melissa Tham and the Jazznote Trio and end your date night with an English rom-com, About Time.

Event venue: Fort Canning Green

Event date and time: 11 February 2017, 5.00pm-9.30pm

(Image credits (from top): singaporebotanicgardens,pexels,paywhatyouwantyoga,swagalls,earthfest,kenloh,passionchingayclub,sheldonjay)


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