Events and listings: Food, exhibitions, talks

SINGAPORE - Savour your hunger for food deals, check out an arts and health festival, or pick up a new skill at a workshop.

Food & drink

The Marmalade Pantry


The restaurant has revamped its cupcake offerings with new flavours and refreshed looks. New flavours include Boston Cream, Pistachio Raspberry Rose, Japanese Sencha, Cocomel and Jaffa Chocolate; while the old flavours that get a makeover are Hazel, Limonata and Cranberry Lychee. Available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery.

Where: All four MarmaladePantry outlets including 04-11A Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, and 01-02/04 Oasia Hotel Novena, 8 Sinaran Drive

When: 11am to 9pm daily at all outlets except for Petite SMU (9am to 5pm)

Price: $6++ a cupcake

Tel: 6734-2700

Info: Visit The Marmalade Pantry's website



Iron Man Chef Heman Tan has created six types of Burnt Cheesecakes (from $26 each) for its takeaway menu: Truffle (seasonal), Parmesan, Mozzarella, Bacon, Cempedak and Tomato.

Where: Moonbow, 01-21, Block 10 Dempsey Road

MRT: Orchard

When: 11.30am to 10.30pm daily

Tel: 9010-2717

Info: Visit Moonbow's website

Carrotsticks and Cravings Stanley


The Aussie-inspired cafe has opened its third outlet in the CBD. Enjoy the outlet-exclusive Stanley Breakfast for 2 ($46), which comprises Israeli salad, two freshly-baked puff pastries filled with cream cheese and oven-roasted eggplant served on homemade hummus topped with whole chickpeas. This platter also comes with a sourdough bread basket, a choice of two eggs (poached, scrambled, sunny side up or omelette) and two coffees.

Where: 5 Stanley Street

MRT: Telok Ayer

When: 8am to 6pm daily

Tel: 8028-6651

Info: Send an e-mail here or go to the Carrotsticks and Cravings Stanley website

Beast & Butterflies


Daily specials include the Beastly Monday dinner special for two ($38), a combination of smoked lamb, pork and beef; and Super Tuesday, which offers one-for-one mains (from $18) such as Crispy Pork Knuckle, Nasi Goreng and Spaghetti Bolognese. Wednesdays are Ladies Night, with prosecco going at $6 a glass from 6pm till closing time. On Vino Thursday, enjoy all-day one-for-one premium wines starting from $70. End the work week with Oyster Fri-Yay, which serves Fine de Claire oysters at $1 each. On weekends, diners can top up $25 to enjoy two-hour free flow of Mimosa, Aperol Spritz and Sangria, with every main dish purchased between 11am and 4pm.

Where: Beast & Butterflies, M Social Singapore, 90 Robertson Quay

MRT: Fort Canning

When: 6.30am to 10pm daily

Tel: 6657-0018

Info: Send an e-mail to here or go to the Beast & Butterflies website



For one night, enjoy the wines of Tuscany alongside five courses of contemporary Italian fare as part of the restaurant's Tuscan wine dinner ($148++ a person). Menu highlights include truffle pecorino ravioli, paired with Buccia Nera Pa'Ro Rosso 2017, which features a clean nose of dark berries and plum; and roasted venison loin with Chianti sauce that goes with Vignamaggio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2016, made from 100-per-cent Sangiovese grapes.

Where: Zafferano, Level 43 Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay

MRT: Raffles Place

When: Sept 26, 6 to 11pm

Tel: 6509-1488

Info: Visit the Zafferano website

Lime Restaurant


Order the Tiers of Joy Afternoon Tea ($88.80 for two), featuring a three-tiered stand of sweet and savoury treats, and enjoy it at home. Savoury items include Parma Ham Sandwich and Smoked Salmon Sandwich in Pumpernickel; while sweet treats include Araguani Chocolate Bar with Popping Candy and Chantilly as well as Macaron with Mascarpone Cream. The set also comes with a selection of six coffees and teas. Order at least a day in advance. Available for delivery only.

Where: Lime Restaurant, Parkroyal Collection Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street

MRT: Chinatown

When: Till Dec 31

Tel: 3138 -2251

Info: Visit the Lime Restaurant website


Singapore Good Design 2021 First Ever Virtual Exhibition


Organised by Design Business Chamber Singapore, the exhibition features winning designs across seven categories such as Product, Digital Solutions, Branding and Sustainable Design. Visitors can vote online for their favourite designs for the People's Choice Awards and stand to win prizes.

Where: Visit the Singapore Good Design 2021 website

When: Till Oct 31

Admission: Free

Orchestral Manoeuvres: See Sound. Feel Sound. Be Sound


This exhibition features the works of 32 local and internationally composers and contemporary artistes, including early Sound Art projects, music scores, noise-making sculptures, as well as projects that use digital, drawn and/or hand-made methods to make an object speak or sing.

Where: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue

MRT: Bayfront

When: 10am to 7pm daily

Admission: Singapore residents: $16 (adult), $12 (child)

Info: Visit the Art Science Museum website


Mid-Autumn Special: Watercolour Painting

Pick up the basic skills involving drawing lines, shapes and perspective, textures, colour theory and composition. Participants will get to mix colours and handle art tools and materials.

Where: PAssion WaVe @ Jurong Lake Gardens, 100 Yuan Ching Road

When: Sept 26, 5.30 to 7pm

Admission: $29.40 plus $5 material fee (paid directly to the trainer)

Info: Visit the onePA website

AIA Live in Singapore


AIA Singapore's largest online health and wellness event is returning next month. In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on Oct 10, the event will feature a tai chi masterclass led by Master Edwin Tan, which aims to help sharpen focus, build emotional resilience and enhance overall well-being. The class will also feature footballers from the Singapore Premier League as well as local influencers Benjamin Kheng and Andrew Marko. AIA global ambassador David Beckham will also make an appearance and answer questions about how he keeps healthy and happy.

Where: Online (link will be provided upon registration)

When: Oct 7, 5 to 6pm

Admission: Free with registration (closes on Oct 4)

Info: Fill in this form


Managing Hearing loss and Hearing Care Tips

One in six Singaporeans suffer from disabling hearing loss that affects their everyday communication. In this talk conducted by Jasmine Liew, a senior audiologist at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, find out how to manage hearing loss and how hearing aids can help.

Where: Zoom

When: Sept 25, 10am to 11.30am

Admission: Free with registration

Info: Fill in this form

Virtual Talk Series: Sustainability vs Technology

Panellists from Alba E-Waste Singapore, eco-friendly lifestyle app GreenDay and susGain, an app that incentivises Singaporeans to adopt more sustainable lifestyle habits, will discuss the impact of technology on sustainability and the environment.

Where: Zoom

When: Sept 26, 10am to 11.30am

Admission: Free with registration

Info: Visit the Virtual Talk Series: Sustainability vs Technology website

Covid-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy


In this online public form, maternal fetal medicine experts will discuss Covid-19 infection and vaccination during pregnancy.

Where: Zoom

When: Oct 3, 11am to noon

Admission: Free with registration

Info: Fill up this form


Jumptopia @ Downtown East


Spanning 12,000 square feet, Jumptopia features seven giant bouncy castles. Recommended for kids aged two and above, each castle can accommodate six to 13 children at one time with safe distancing measures in place. Prior booking is required.

Where: D'Marquee, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close

MRT: Pasir Ris

When: Till Oct 10, 11am to 11pm

Admission: $18 a person, $64 for four people

Info: Visit the Downtown East website


Arts & Health Festival 2021

The annual festival celebrates creative collaborations between local artists and community partners to transform hospitals into soothing and healing environments. This year's event features five art exhibitions displayed in spaces at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital that are accessible to the public. Online activities include live performances by singer-songwriter Crystal Goh and acoustic duo Two Of Us, as well as art and craft workshops.

Where: Ng Teng Fong General Hospital and Jurong Community Hospital, 1 Jurong East Street 21; Online at

MRT: Jurong East

When: Sept 29 and 30

Admission: Free. Registration is required for workshops

Info: Visit the Arts & Health Festival 2021 website


SGUnited Jobs and Skills Info Kiosk

Navigate the fair through an Augmented Reality experience, and find out how the SGUnited Jobs and Skills package and Workforce Singapore can support you at different stages of your career.

Where: Northpoint City, South Wing, Level 1 South Atrium, 930 Yishun Avenue 2

MRT: Yishun

When: Sept 24 to 26, 10.30am to 8.30pm

Admission: Free

Info: Visit the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Info Kiosk 2021 website

Free Meals for the Needy

Yanxi Steamboat is offering free meals to anyone who cannot afford one. No questions will be asked. Simply turn up at the restaurant and tell the service staff to "spare a meal".

Where: 175A Chin Swee Road

MRT: Chinatown

When: 12.30 to 10pm

Info: Visit the Yanxi Steamboat website

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