SINGAPORE - Check out takeaway and delivery deals, get safety tips on exercising for older adults at a virtual seminar, or have fun at Universal Studios Singapore's Tropical Thrills attraction.
Food & drink
BreadTalk's Seoulfully Good Collection
For a limited time, the bakery chain is offering sweet and savoury buns, pastries and sweet treats that riff on South Korea's popular street snacks and well-loved dishes. For instance, the Annyeong Korea! Bundle ($10.40) comes with four buns and a bottle of Yuzu Sarang drink. Available for delivery via GrabFood, FoodPanda, Deliveroo andBreadTalk's online store.
Where: BreadTalk and Bread Society outlets; Order online at the Bread Talk website
When: Till Aug 15
Info: Bread Talk online shop
Exclusive National Day Tees
Deliveroo and Burger King will be launching a limited-edition National Day T-shirt, which is inspired by the delivery platform's teal brand logo and the fast food chain's Rendang Burger. The T-shirt comes with every purchase of the Taste of Singapore Indulgence Bundle, which comprises a Double Rendang Beef, four pieces of nuggets, a Hershey Sundae Pie and a cup of Sjora Mango Peach.
Where: Available via delivery only from Burger King outlets at Bukit Panjang Plaza, Jurong Point, Seletar Mall, Tampines North Community Club, Yishun Town Square and Viva Business Park outlets
When: July 30 to Aug 9
Info: Deliveroo website
Shards of My Dreams That Remain in My Consciousness
Gajah Gallery presents a solo exhibition of the seminal late Balinese artist I Gusti Ayu Kadek (Gak) Murniasih. On display are more than 50 paintings and sculptures that span the artist's prolific career from the mid-1990s to 2006. In the mid-1990s, Murni shocked the Balinese art world with her bold depictions of the female body and sensuality.
Where: Gajah Gallery, 03-04, 39 Keppel Road
MRT: Tanjong Pagar
When: Till Aug 15. Mondays to Fridays: 11am to 7pm; Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: noon to 6pm
Info: Gajah Gallery website
Call And Response 2 By The Nature Club
This interactive session features the book Call And Response 2: A Singapore Migrant Anthology. The chapters will be discussed in pairings: Your Life In Singapore by Benedict Lim and Not Now by Shivram Gopinath, as well as An Open Letter To Mankind; For he Love of Nature by Haidee Roiles and The End Of The World In Newton by Mrigaa Sethi. Participants can read the book ahead of the session.
When: July 27, 7pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Event registration page
First Paddington Fitness Virtual Summit
In this virtual event organised in collaboration with sports retailer Decathlon Singapore, 14 experts such as general practitioners, specialist doctors and surgeons will talk about fitness and health. It aims to create more awareness of safety in exercising, especially in older adults.
Where: Online at paddingtonmedical.com
When: Aug 7 and 8, 10am to 2pm
Info: Facebook page
Expanded Realities Conversations
With the launch of its Virtual Reality Gallery, the ArtScience Museum has invited its executive director, Honor Harger, and Daniel Birnbaum, artistic director of Acute Art and a former Venice Biennale director, to discuss the expanding role of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality in visual art.
Where: ArtScience Museum's Facebook and YouTube channels
When: July 27, 8pm
Raising a healthy breastfed baby from birth
Breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and babies. In this webinar by KK Women's and Children's Hospital, find out more about preparing for breastfeeding, solutions for low breast milk supply, medical disorders and vaccination for breastfeeding mothers. Participants will also learn more about the hospital's KK Human Milk Bank.
When: Aug 7, 10am
Admission: $10 or $8 for KK Parenting Club Member
Info: Facebook page
Building the Party Abroad: The Chinese Communist Party's Overseas Organising Power
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is currently redefining itself as not just China's ruling party, but also the dominant political force of global China. The speaker is Professor Frank N Pieke of Leiden University in the Netherlands.
When: July 30, 3.30pm
Painting with Light
This annual film festival by National Gallery Singapore is dedicated to works about artistic practices, institutions of art and moments in art history that resonate today. The fourth edition will run in a hybrid format with online screenings on the microsite and on-site screenings at various spaces in the Gallery. The programme consists of award-winning feature-length and short films, as well as post-screening dialogues.
Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road; Online at the event website
MRT: City Hall, Raffles Place, Clarke Quay
When: Till July 25, 10am to 7pm
Admission: Free to $10
Info: Event website
Universal Studios Singapore's Tropical Thrills
Catch the Sesame Street characters making their Hollywood debut in a new musical spectacle, meet the talking tiki King Kahula in an interactive meet-and-greet session, take themed snapshots at an interactive selfie zone, and more.
Where: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway
When: Till Aug 9, noon to 7pm
Admission: $66 (adult), $48 (youth), $48 (child), $43 (senior)
*SCAPE National Youth Film Awards Ceremony
The awards celebrate excellence among youth talents who are highly adept in their respective fields across the various aspects of filmmaking in Singapore. During the live-streamed ceremony, awards will be given out to film-makers in the Student and Open Youth categories, as well as those for Best Actress and Best Actor and the Youth Inspiration Award.
Where: Facebook Live
When: July 24, 4pm
SSG (SkillsFuture Singapore) and WSG (Workforce Singapore) Jobs and Skills Kiosk
Explore jobs, traineeships and skills opportunities under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package. Highlights include a walk-in interview on July 23 (between 10am and 5pm) with employers from the healthcare, logistics and manufacturing sectors, as well as consultations with career and skills ambassadors and training providers.
Where: Westgate Courtyard Level 1, 3 Gateway Drive
MRT: Jurong East
When: July 23 to 25, 10am to 8pm
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