Is it just us or did this week feel longer than a normal week? Nevertheless, we’re still excited that the weekends are fast approaching because there are loads of activities that have been lined up for you this time ’round. For instance, you can bring your little ones out to the Singapore Zoo to celebrate World Tiger Day and learn more about tiger conservation. Alternatively, you can also swing by the Beyond The Vines Micro Sugary pop-up at ION or even visit the new By Invite Only store at Nex, if you’re looking to add some adorable must-haves to your ever-growing wardrobe.
Nuff said. For more activities to check out this weekend, be it with your friends or family, keep on scrolling.
World Tiger Day falls on the 29 July, and leading up to the event, Mandai has organised hour-long guided tours on Tiger Conservation for families with children aged 3 to 12 this weekend from 23 July to 24 July. In collaboration with LingoAce, the guided tours will be conducted in both English and Mandarin, making Chinese learning more enjoyable and fulfilling as your little ones learn all about tigers.
As part of the tour, families will also be embarking on an exciting adventure of which you’ll be tasked to solve the missing “Save Tigo at Mandai” puzzle. After completing the puzzle, you can bring home an exclusive Tigo plushie, as well as a LingoAce goodie bag worth $150 filled with learning materials and games, as well as a photo opportunity with their brand mascot, Tigo.
The guided tours will be held at the Singapore Zoo, located at 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826
Who doesn’t love BTV’s iconic micro dumpling bags? And if you haven’t checked out their latest Colourblock series, then this is your sign to head down to the store this weekend to view the full collection.
Happening from 15 to 29 July, the homegrown label will be hosting its very own Micro Sugary pop-up over at its ION outlet to celebrate the launch of the new range. But that’s not all that you can look forward to this weekend. In fact, customers will be in for a sweet treat as they will be treated to a pack of mixed candies — that have been customised to reflect the identities of each bag in the collection — with every purchase of the micro dumpling bag! The new drop will feature combinations including Cream/Red, Sage/Light Blue, Blush/Terracotta, Light Olive/Blue and Teal/Lilac.
The BTV Micro Sugary pop-up will open to the public from 15 to 29 July 2022, and is located at Beyond The Vines Design Post, 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #B3-11
Fans of local jewellery brand, By Invite Only will be thrilled to know that the brand has now expanded and has just opened its first sub-urban outlet at NEX. As the brand’s fifth brick-and-mortar store, the store boasts an invite open-space concept that allows customers to easily browse through the brand’s exquisite pieces.
As part of its store exclusive, here, you’ll also find By Invite Only’s exclusive Gwen Pearl Hook Earrings which you can redeem as a complimentary gift if you spend more than $100 in a single receipt.
At the store, you’ll find popular pieces from their previous collections and you can also take a first look at the brand’s latest Botany Collection which will be right up your alley if you’re into dainty and feminine pieces. Think — cubic studs, hoops, bracelets and necklaces with butterflies and a variety of blossoms, including dahlias, posies, Eden roses, and more.
By Invite Only’s new store is located at NEX, 23 Serangoon Central, #01-K9, Singapore 556083
Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or not, this new wine bistro is definitely worth the visit if you love all things wine (and cheese).
Vin Geek, located at Pacific Plaza, offers a quick respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, where you can indulge in your favourite glass of wine or even go for a quick grocery run. The 52-seater wine bar and retail concept offer a fuss-free experience that allows you to tap your glass of wine over at its unique self-service wine dispenser or you can also get them by the bottle from its retail corner.
What’s more, this spot also makes for a great spot for your next dinner date. From their dine-in menu, you can expect to see a wide array of mouthwatering dishes for you to choose from that are all created to pair exceptionally well with all wines. Some of our favourites from the menu include the ribeye steak topped with pepper; risotto topped with forest mushroom, shaved parmesan cheese and truffle oil; and the crab cake served with a side of mayo and sweet chilli sauce.
Vin Geek is located at Pacific Plaza, 9 Scotts Rd, #01-04/05/06/07, Singapore 228210
You’ve probably come across or tried some of the escape rooms in Singapore, but have you ever tried one that’s done outdoors?
As part of Native’s latest list of offerings, you can sign up for an exciting game of solving riddles and puzzles around Chinatown to find out more about the mysterious killings and catch the serial killer on the loose in this exciting 2-hour outdoor escape room game tour.
The Chinatown Murders – Outdoor Escape Room Game Tour is located at 80 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059810
Love pizza? Who doesn’t! If you’re looking to pick up a new skill this weekend, you might want to check out The Sundowner to try your hands at your pizza making. Within the 2.5hour session, you will get to learn more about the creative process of making a pizza by hand, which includes preparing the ingredients, building a base sauce, stretching and shaping the dough. Not to mention, you’ll get the chance to put your own handmade pizza into the brick oven too!
The Secret Pizza Club experience is located at The Sundowner, 705A E Coast Rd, Singapore 459062