Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Aug 2-4

As we enter August, join the Singapore Kindness Run to work up a good sweat, drop by the art-centric pasar malam (night market) for local designer crafts, or head to Sentosa for Singapore's only beachside food festival! We promise the sunset will be stunning at Siloso Beach.

More details below:

1. Singapore Kindness Run

Photo courtesy: Singapore Kindness Run
Photo courtesy: Singapore Kindness Run

The Singapore Kindness Run is an event where graciousness and good sportsmanship are displayed naturally.

The run is an initiative by Runners’ Heart-Reach in partnership with the Singapore Kindness Movement to promote gracious running.

When: Aug 3
Where: National Stadium Singapore
Entry: SGD 36-45

2. Singapasar 2019 Edition

Photo courtesy: The Farm Store
Photo courtesy: The Farm Store

The wildly popular and successful design-centric pasar malam (night market) SINGAPASAR is back!

Returning for its fourth year, SINGAPASAR brings together the best of Singapore's homegrown talents telling stories of Singaporean identity, history and culture. You can expect to find locally designed or made products such as apparel, accessories, bags, books, food and beverages from the 32 participating brands.

When: Aug 2-4
Where: National Design Centre
Entry: Free

3.  BONSAI Kokedama Workshop

Photo courtesy: Green Chapter
Photo courtesy: Green Chapter

Kokedama literally translates to "Moss Ball" and is a form of Japanese garden art whereby a moss ball act as the focal and supporting point for a plant.

This workshop introduces the various possibilities of plant selection, methods of making the Kokedama and ways of displaying them. You will also get to make your very own Kokedama.

When: Aug 4
Where: Green Chapter
Entry: SGD 60

4. Sentosa GrillFest 2019

Photo courtesy: Sentosa
Photo courtesy: Sentosa

This is Singapore's only food festival by the beach. Follow that mouth-watering BBQ scent all the way to Siloso Beach, and discover an epic line-up of more than 25 food stalls. Watch as the chefs cook up a storm, then dig into a sumptuous feast with the gorgeous sunset view.  

When: Aug 2-4
Where: Siloso Beach
Entry: Free

5. Horseshoe Crab Rescue & Research Programme

Photo courtesy: Nature Society (Singapore)
Photo courtesy: Nature Society (Singapore)

Horseshoe Crabs (HSC) are in decline globally due to habitat loss, poaching and overfishing. Join Nature Society (Singapore) to learn more about the local HSC population and how NSS helps to ensure that they stay around for generations to come.

When: Aug 4
Where: Kranji Mudflats
Entry: Free

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