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Five things to do over the weekend of May 25-26

Party and sweat it out at AIA Glow Festival happening in Sentosa this weekend, or pop by Gardens By The Bay to check out unique artisanal products and knick-knacks! Alternatively, join Balli Kaur Jaswal on unexpected adventures through a reading of her new book at the cozy BooksActually. 

More details below:

1. AIA Glow Festival 

Photo courtesy: AIA Glow Festival
Photo courtesy: AIA Glow Festival

Reset - Refresh - Recharge. From YOGA for all levels, amazing live MUSIC, a 5km charity fun RUN and mouthwatering festival FEASTS – this is one party you don't want to miss. Do one, pick some or try them all.

When: May 25
Where: Palawan Beach Sentosa Island
Entry: From SGD 61.95

2. Reading — The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters

Photo courtesy: Balli Kaur Jaswal
Photo courtesy: Balli Kaur Jaswal

BooksActually presents a reading and discussion session with Balli Kaur Jaswal on her new book 'The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters'.

Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of Inheritance, which won the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelist Award in 2014, and Sugarbread, a finalist for the 2015 inaugural Epigram Books Fiction Prize. She has been a writer-in-residence at the University of East Anglia and Nanyang Technological University.

The session will be moderated by Pooja Nansi.

When: May 26
Where: BooksActually
Entry: Free

3. May 2019 Bayfront Pop-up Market

Photo courtesy: TGIF Bazaars
Photo courtesy: TGIF Bazaars

Mark your calendar to visit Bayfront Pop-up Market, a marketplace for local businesses and social enterprises at the new Bayfront Plaza. It will showcase a wide variety of unique wares, artisanal products and knick-knacks.

When: May 25
Where: Gardens by the Bay
Entry: Free

4. Cyanotype: The Art of Sun Printing

Photo courtesy: House of Photography
Photo courtesy: House of Photography

Pick up one of the oldest forms of printmaking, invented more than 150 years ago and first used by biologists to document their botanical discoveries. See how a combination of science, nature and art can produce some of the most beautiful and sublime images.

When: May 25
Where: DECK at Prinsep Street 
Entry: SGD 25

5. Game of Thrones Yoga

Photo courtesy: 4FUN
Photo courtesy: 4FUN

This Sunday Morning, your journey on your mat will be a journey into the dark woods, where you will become warriors, quest for good, and do battle when necessary. GOT sequences will include specially named poses and you will move to the show's dramatic soundtrack. This class is for all levels!

And if you aren't a GOT fan, come anyway. The yoga and music will be fun in this 60 minutes of GAME OF THRONES inspired Yoga Experience.

When: May 26
Where: Telok Ayer Street
Entry: SGD 4

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