Installation by artist Nicola Antony at Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness. Photo: National Design Centre
Shop And Play Under One Roof
One of the best ways to unwind over the weekend is to surround yourself with all things creative. Head over to the National Design Center for Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness, a showcase of over 100 Singapore and Singapore-based designers, artists, chefs, inventors, and more.
Singaporean designer Jon Max Goh will be part of the creative mix. Photo: National Design Centre
Keepers’ Playground of Infinite Happiness is a unique 10-day long event, happening from 27 July to 5 August, which hopes to manifest the idea of happiness through play, immersive art installations, and activities suitable for the whole family. Carrie K., Jon Max Goh and Kae Hana are among the Singaporean designers and artists who will have a space at the much anticipated event. Refreshments from Tanuki Raw, Patisserie G and Straits Wine Company will be there to keep you fuelled throughout the events. Retail pop-ups with over 50 designers and labels also means that you probably won’t be leaving the space empty-handed.
Feast On Tapas
Aren’t you glad you don’t have to travel all the way to Spain to get your hands on some awesome tapas? We love them as much as the next person, and one on top of our list of to-go places will be Scissors Paper Stove located at Serangoon.
Various tapas options available at Scissors Paper Stove. Photo: Scissors Paper Stove’s Facebook page
Here, mouth-watering Spanish tapas are served with an Asian flair. Whether you are getting the ceviche or any of the other 15 tapas options, you and your friends are sure to enjoy the food as well as the bright and colorful atmosphere. A great way to end your long 5-day week, if you ask us.
Beauty Playgound For Your Girl
This may not be the playground you’re looking for, but we’re sure your girl will appreciate it especially if she’s into the likes of Urban Decay and Fenty Beauty (they’re on the lips of every beauty enthusiast today, just FYI). Open until 29 July at Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, Sephora Playhouse offers a beauty experience like no other.
Pose next to life-size Sephora Collection Lip products for the perfect photo. Photo: Sephora
You and your significant other can explore the nine interactive rooms, each one inspired by fan-favourite beauty brands and designed with aesthetic themes that are perfect for your insta! Don’t forget to check out the exclusive beauty launches and grab you and your partner some complementary ice cream and refreshments.
Football Fever Ain’t Over
If you are not ready to accept the fact that the World Cup is over, head over to House of Football at Clarke Quay to get your weekly dose of football.
Photo: Clarke Quay
Celebrating the arrival of Arsenal, Atlético de Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain for the 2018 International Champions Cup, House of Football allows football fans to take photos with club trophy displays, play foosball and more. If you are lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of your favourite players.
A Gastronomic Journey Back In Time
Take a break from home-cooked meals and indulge in something simple and familiar this weekend th=hanks to the 50 Cents Fest at Chinatown. As part of the Singapore Food Festival, you can enjoy some of the best food the island has to offer. And the best part is, you don’t have to break the bank.
Delectable local dishes served at affordable prices. Photo: Chinatown Food Street
As you walk down Chinatown Food Street, you will be transported back to 1930s Colonial Singapore. Enjoy colonial dishes, street activities, and the affordable prices of the good ol’ days.