March 4, 2019
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Stuff To Do In Singapore This Week: 4 – 10 Mar 2019

By Melissa Goh

Kickstart the month of March with a line-up of latest events happening in Singapore that will keep your body, soul and mind engaged all throughout the week.

Don’t miss out on art exhibitions, Singapore Design Week, eco-conscious festival, IT Show and sports classes — this month is on to a great start.

1. Raffles In Southeast-Asia (Now – 28 Apr)

Unravel more about Sir Stamford Raffles with this exhibition at Asian Civilisations Museum from now till 28 April 2019. Beyond finding Singapore and establishing it as a trading post, did you know Sir Stamford Raffles was also a scholar and statesman?

Address: 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555 | Opening Hours: (Mon – Thurs, Sat & Sun) 10am – 7pm, (Fri) 10am – 9pm | Tickets | Website

2. UNIQLO Snack Station (Now – 24 Mar)

Get your hands on these new UNIQLO t-shirts from The Brands Okashi UT collection going for S$14.90 each and redeem a free snack at Orchard Central featuring favourite Japanese brands, such as Meiji Apollos Chocolate, Hi-Chew, Calbee, Cup Noodles and more. It’s only till 24 March 2019 or while stocks last, so hurry!

Address: 181 Orchard Road 01-01 to 04/23 to 25,02-01 to 06/26 to 32/K1 to K5, Orchard Central, 03-01 to 05/27 to 33/K1/K2, Singapore 238896 | Opening Hours: 10.30am – 10pm | Tel: 68357297 | Website | Facebook

3. Decathlon Sports Weekend (2 – 3 Mar)

We’re into the third month of 2019 and if you haven’t gotten on track with your fitness plans, Decathlon has put together a slew of sports activities from 2 – 3 March 2019, such as yoga, boxercise, Zumba, circuit training and more. Weekend brunch is for the weak, go on full beast mode and sweat it out instead.

Sign up | Website

4. Singapore Design Week (4 – 17 Mar)

Running for the sixth edition, Singapore Design Week showcases how design can inspire our lives, transform business, communities and shape our future.

From 4 to 17 March 2019, look out for exhibitions like 50 Years of Singapore Design, Re-imagine Singapore with Artificial Intelligence, Project 210, Urban Interventions: Brash Basah.Bugis x Singapore Design Week 2019, and more.

Website | Facebook

5.  IT Show 2019 (7 – 10 Mar)

The annual IT Show is back again this year from 7 – 10 March, held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre with over 600 exhibitors offering great deals on the latest gadgets and accessories.

Time to grab all your old tech gadgets and recycle them at the event and get S$2 IT Show Cash Voucher (limited to first 500 redemptions).

Address: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Blvd, level 3, Singapore 039593 | Opening Hours 11am – 9pm | Website | Facebook

6. Books Box Sale 2019 (8 – 16 Mar)

Who needs an all-you-can-eat buffet when you can have all-you-can-fill “book buffet” at the Books Box Sale 2019 this 8 – 16 March 2019 at Pansing Building.

For just S$50, grab as many books you can and pile up a carton box till your heart’s content. Ala carte sales items start at S$1, what a steal! you’ll be able to stock up on genres, such as academic, business, children and lifestyle. Tip: lay the thicker books first then stack the smaller covers standing upright – time to channel your inner Marie Kondo.

Address: 438 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1, Level 3 Pansing Building Singapore 569619 | Opening Hours: (Mon – Fri) 9am4pm, (Sat & Sun) 9am6pm | Facebook

7. Garden Beats Festival (9 Mar)

This 9 March 2019, party it out at Garden Beats Festival, a carbon-neutral music and picnic festival that will see the complete ban on single-use plastics this year.

The festival will be held at Fort Canning Green packed with lawn games, eco-workshops, recycled art installations, and of course, a line-up of indie and R&B music to groove to.

Address: Fort Canning Green, Canning Rise | Opening Hours: 1pm – 10.30pm | Tickets | Website | Facebook

8. Sakura Matsuri Floral Display (9 – 31 Mar)

Sakura Matsuri Floral Display is back again this 9 – 31 March 2019 at Gardens by the Bay, bringing us a display of 20 sakura species that will paint the space in pink and white.

Look out for Japanese cultural performances while you’re there, and hop on over to the Flower Field Hall and Waterview Room to refuel on Japanese street food, ramen and sake.

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953 | Opening Hours: 9am – 9pm | Tel: 6420 6848 | Website | Facebook

Melissa Goh