SINGAPORE - Satisfy your hunger for food deals, take a virtual trip to Japan, and pick up pro tips and skills at talks and workshops.
Aqua Gastronomy at Sentosa
From an igloo-like dining pod, guests will enjoy panoramic views of over 40,000 marine animals and an all-sustainable seafood menu. Each course is accompanied by lighting effects, oceanic soundscapes and dive performances. The four-course Holiday Menu - available from Nov 6 to Dec 18 - is priced at $118++ for Resorts World Sentosa members and $138++ for non-members. The five-Course Festive Menu experience is available from Dec 19 to Jan 3, and costs $138++ for RWS Members and $168++ for non-members. Guests who pick this menu will receive a complimentary glass of champagne cocktail.
Where: Open Ocean Habitat, S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway
When: Till Jan 3, 2021, Thursdays to Tuesdays (closed on Wednesdays, except on public holidays and eves of public holidays. Two seatings: 6 to 8pm and 8.30 to 10.30pm
How To Win At Parenting A Newborn
In this webinar, participants will learn about breastfeeding, newborn care and sleep training from three experts: Yvon Bock (breastfeeding expert), paediatrician and neonatologist Ong Eng Keow and author Zoe Chu (baby and adult sleep expert). Open to first-time parents, there will also be a lucky draw offering attractive prizes such as baby apparel, skincare and prenatal massages, Pilates classes and Hegen's Double Electric Breast Pump.
This webinar is the latest instalment of the Cherish Nature's Gift antenatal series by Hegen, an award-winning mother and baby feeding brand.
When: Nov 25, 7.30 to 9.30pm
Admission: Free with registration
The Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P)
This webinar series is open to parents with children aged eight and below. It provides an introduction to the principles of positive parenting using simple ideas to help make raising kids easier. Participants will learn how to manage their children's behaviour constructively. Organised by Family Central, which conducts family life programmes.
When: Nov 21 and 28 and Dec 5, 10 to 11.30am
Admission: Free with registration
This virtual workshop, co-facilitated by professional storytellers Juriah Atan and Shalni Doshi, aims to provide caregivers with tools to connect with the seniors they care for or work with. Participants will learn activities to help trigger seniors' fond memories and encourage them to share their stories with family and friends. Organised by Singapore Book Council.
When: Nov 20, 3 to 5pm
Run For Inclusion 2020 - Virtual Edition
In its sixth year, the annual event, where participants run alongside runners with special needs, is also adding a virtual edition. Participants can attempt any distance of their choice within the categories of zero to 10km for running and zero to 20km for cycling. They are required to upload proof of their attempted distance and race upon completion of their race to Just Run Lah's website. Organised by Runninghour Co-Operative Limited, who will offer complimentary entry to all persons with specific needs.
When: Nov 28 to Dec 4
Christmas at Universal Studios Singapore
Celebrate the festive cheer with The Merry Minions of Christmas - Kevin, Dave, Bob, Stuart, Jerry and Tom - who will be dressed in their festive finest. Take pictures with Gru and his family - Lucy, Margo, Edith and Agnes from the Despicable Me and Minions films. Besides adrenaline-pumping rides, guests can also enjoy new offerings at the theme park - including photo-worthy movie sets, character meet-and-greets and Christmas food treats.
Where: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway
When: Thursdays to Sundays, Nov 19 to Jan 3, 2 to 9pm
Admission: Adults: $66; Youth (ages 13 to 17): $48; Child (ages four to 12): $48; Seniors: $43
The Japan Rail Fair 2020 - A Virtual Trip to Japan
Hosted by the East Japan Railway group, this fair takes you to the Land of the Rising Sun with free and ticketed itineraries revolving around Japan travel, food and culture. The live programmes will include food and alcohol delivery, and all ticketed activities can also be attended for free without food and beverage add-ons. Highlights include an autumn rail travel that comes with a lunch box, a farm stay in Akita and a Furoshiki gift wrapping activity with Japan Airlines. Participants can also plan their next trip to Japan at the Online Travel Booth.
Where: Japan Rail Cafe Facebook Events Page and tjrf-2020.peatix.com
When: Nov 20 to 22 and Nov 27 and 28, 11am to 10pm
Admission: Free and ticketed programmes are available. Pre-registration is required.
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