Five things to do over the weekend of May 13-14

It's Mother's Day weekend and here are some places to bring your family for a day out! From film festivals, museums, flea markets to pubs, there are endless fun activities waiting for you and your family on this special day. 

1. Saturday Originals at Hood Bar

Photo courtesy: Hood Bar FB
Photo courtesy: Hood Bar FB

Hood Bar's regular Saturday Originals Sessions feature local talents and compositions to accompany your Saturday chill! Do head down before 8pm because that's when the one-for-one drinks happen ;)  

When: May 13
Where: Hood Bar
Entry: Free

2. Mother’s Day Special: Izzathy Halil and Adir Kaisan

Photo courtesy: Esplanade
Photo courtesy: Esplanade

Izzathy Halil and Adir Kaisan will be roaming around Esplanade this Mother's Day singing classic ‘60s numbers specially for Mum. Keep an ear out for their warm soulful vocals!

When: May 13-14
Where: roaming around Esplanade
Entry: Free

3. European Union Film Festival

Photo courtesy: Roy Tan
Photo courtesy: Roy Tan

The European Union Film Festival is the longest-running film festival in Singapore, and this year for the first time, films will be screened at the National Gallery Singapore. The festival will feature 27 films from 27 countries, with Germany being this year's featured country.

Highlights include Belgium’s feature film, Problemski Hotel and the Dutch drama, Beyond Sleep. 

When: May 13-14
Where: National Gallery Singapore
Entry: S$10-12

4. Katong Square Lifestyle and Vintage Market

Photo courtesy: Vintage Flea Market by The Retro Factory FB
Photo courtesy: Vintage Flea Market by The Retro Factory FB

If you love the quaint vintage collectibles, this is the place for you! Hunt for treasures amid the 20 booths selling all things vintage - from watches, jewellery and haute couture to vinyl records, objets d’art and more.

When: May 13-14
Where: Katong Square
Entry: Free

5. Art After Dark at Parkview Museum

Photo courtesy: Parkview Museum FB
Photo courtesy: Parkview Museum FB

Singapore’s newest museum presents its first ART AFTER DARK event with local band performances, food & drinks. Artistes include the famed Charlie Lim, Jasmine Sokko and DJ Haili Bin. There will also be 30 over artworks that highlight environmental issues such as shark protection and ocean conservation in its On Sharks and Humanity exhibition.

When: May 13
Where: Parkview Museum 
Entry: Free

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Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. 

Sometimes she writes with light. 

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