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15 Exciting March Events in Singapore to Turn That Frown Upside-Down

Getting holiday-withdrawal syndrome from the string of back-to-back holidays from December to January? Buckle right up and welcome to the first holiday-free month of the year! Resuming the momentum of work and school can be a drudgery but fret not! We have your back to get your month fixed the right side up, like an egg, only much, much better.

1. Kravist International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day in March 2020, Kravist is conducting a free training workshop for the ladies. Kravist is a modern fight gym that focuses on the effectiveness and practicality of combat sports. Ladies, expect to learn some fight and self-defence skills and who knows, we might all be Mulan’s as we pant out of Kravist.

Credit – Krav Maga Global Singapore

Sign up at the link with your female friends.

Date & Time: 8 March, 10 am to 11.20 am
Location: 11 Irving Place Tai Seng Point #02-04, Singapore 369551
Price: Free (Women only)

Kravist | Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden

Over the last weekend of March 2020, witness The Meadow transform into anime heaven.

Look forward to a line up of exciting events–Cosplayer celebrity meet-and-greet, anime screening, fortune-telling, Matsuri Marketplace–there is something for everyone and everything for cosplay lovers.

Credit – Gardens By The Bay

Cosplayers can participate in the Cosplay Singles Competition. Portray your favourite characters, strut in their costumes and strike three poses! Registration closes on 28 February 2020, 2359. Visit the site for more details on the competition.

Date & Time: 28 and 29 March, 3 pm to 11 pm
Location: Gardens by the Bay, The Meadow, and Flower Dome
Price: Programmes are free. Admission charge to Flower Dome applies.

Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden | Website | Facebook

3. Stunning Glamping @ East Coast Park

Valentine’s Day is over but romance does not end for us singles. Stunning Love, an accredited dating agency, is organising a BBQ event for the single and absolutely ready to mingle.

Credit – Fabrique Love

With a dreamy glamping set-up by the breezy coastal line, delicious buffet spread and interactive games planned, be prepared for a jolly good time to mingle and expand your social circle. Who knows? You may even find love. 

Sign up at the link.

Date & Time: 21 March, 5 pm to 9 pm
Location: East Coast Park Area D
Price: S$69

Fabrique Love | Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Kampong Tour

It is unknown to many urbanites that the humble Kampong still exists in Singapore, such as Kampong Lorong Buangkok. However, we still have a Kampong at the eastern shore of Singapore. Keen to learn more? Gather your group of friends and families to discover the insights of Pulau Ubin through a Kampong walking tour.

Credit – Tourism Information & Services Hub

Organised by the National Parks Board, the cultural walking trail is 2.2km long and will take approximately 2 hours. Beginning from the Ubin-HSBC Volunteer Hub, the tour takes you through many interesting sites; Butterfly Hill, Sensory Trail Ponds, Kampong House, Old Bin Kiang School site, and Toa Pek Kong Temple. Get acquainted with the quarry and immerse in its rich heritage via this tour–experiential, engaging and educational.

Date & Time: 21 March, 9.30 am to 11.30 am
Location: Pulau Ubin Assembly Area, Meeting Point 1
Price: S$60 per group (max. 15pax)

National Parks Board: Kampong Tour | Website

5. Dare to love: Romeo x Juliet

Singapore Dance Theatre presents Dare To Love: Romeo x Juliet—a stunning ballet choreography that narrates the timeless tragic romance of the star-crossed lovers’ relentless pursuit for their love.

Credit – Bernie Ng

Choreographed by Choo-San Goh, staged by Janek Schergen and accompanied by the melancholic music performed by Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, this performance is sure to be a tearjerker. Get ready your literature textbooks, your tissues and find out at the link below.

Tickets can be purchased from SISTIC.

Date & Time: 5 to 8 March (visit their site for various time slots)
Location: Esplanade Theatre
Price: S$40 to S$80

Singapore Dance Theatre | Website | Facebook | Instagram

6. “El Jefe” 5D Dining Experience

This unique dining experience is organised by Cookyn Inc., Singapore-based premier cooking events Company, which specialises in organising cooking events for private groups. 

Credit – Eventbrite

Enjoy a sensory-engaging movie experience during the 6-course meal (excluding drinks). It makes for a perfect date night idea for anyone who is up for a new dining experience. 

Buy your tickets via Eventbrite.

Date & Time: 13, 14, 20 and 21 March, 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: Cookyn Inc – 31 Ah Hood Road, HometeamNS-JOM Clubhouse #01-04, Singapore 329979
Price: S$65

Cookyn Inc. | Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Lorongs of Wisdom

Designed in line with the Singapore Biennale theme, “Every Step in the Right Direction”, and helmed by Geylang Adventures, Lorongs of Wisdom is an integrative interpretation of Geylang through the lenses of five unique individuals in the infamous red-light district. 

Credit – Eventbrite

The hectic and cosmopolitan society can desensitise us to human conditions as we gradually sink into stereotype judgments. Through the walking performance, may we unlearn the seemingly harmless stereotypes and find our fresh perspective.

Learn more about the program details from this link.

Date & Time: 6 to 8 March, 7 pm
Location: 1 Lorong 23 Geylang Road, Singapore 388352
Price: S$63.74

Singapore Biennale : Lorongs of Wisdom | Facebook

8. Safari Zoo Run

We may have run along the Park Connectors of Singapore, treadmill or around the track. Why not elevate your workout experience by jogging alongside the wildlife?

Credit – Safari Zoo Run 2020

Safari Zoo Run enters its 12th edition this year. After which, the race is taking a break due to the upcoming Mandai Project. The race aims to ‘deepen the appreciation for wildlife’. Furthermore, as a sustainability initiative, Safari Zoo Run is taking the action against ‘single-use plastic’ in the two ways: Bring your own bottle (BYOB) as no cups will be provided at the water points and reduce the use of plastic in the race entitlements.

Registration ends on 14 March 2020. Click on the link to find out more. 

Date & Time: 29 March, 7 am
Location: Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, River Safari
Price: S$60 to S$82

Safari Zoo Run’20 | Website | Facebook

9. Seed to Soul: Leftovers Cooking Demonstration

We see random leftovers in our fridge all the time. If we heat them, what we get is boring overcooked food. Not sure what else can be done with them? Let Anna, from Living Veggie By Ania, show you the magic of how to turn your leftovers into a palatable and nutritious meal. Be amazed by the inventive dishes you can create with your leftovers. 

Credit – Eventbrite and LivingVeggiebyAnia

Read more about the event and Anna’s initiatives in the link.

Date & Time: 1 March, 10 am to 3 pm
Location: Crane – 46 Kim Yam Road 01-05/06/07, Singapore 239351
Price: S$15 to S$20

Living Veggie By Ania | Website | Facebook | Instagram

10. Pigs in Blankets! A Cooking Class for Kids

The March holiday is here and if you’re planning to stay firmly in Singapore, why not enrol for an exciting cooking class with your children, nephew or niece, or godchildren? 

Credit – Palate Sensations Culinary School

Classes are centred around cooking food that children love, such as; granola crumble and chocolate cake. Conducted by Palate Sensations, the class aims to foster better communication between parent and child while building independence and confidence within the kid. Check out their website and the event link for more information.

Cook up a culinary storm this March!

Date & Time: 15 March, 10 am to 12 nn
Location: Crane – 46 Kim Yam Road 01-05/06/07,  Singapore 239351
Price: S$128.00 per parent-child pair

Palate Sensations | Website | Facebook | Instagram

11. Wine Tasting Nights

Carouse in the lively atmosphere of a Friday night vibes with Providore. Every Friday evening, Providore offers free tastings of different wines from their impressive collection. 

Credit – OUE Limited

Invite some friends, order a gourmet platter to pair with your favourite wine and enjoy live music in their beautiful space. What a perfect way to un-wine and call it a T.G.I.F! Find out more here.

Date & Time: Every Friday 6, 13, 20, 27 March, 6 pm to 8.30 pm
Location: The Providore Downtown Gallery – 6A Shenton Way B1-07, Singapore 068815
Price: Free

The Providore Singapore | Website | Facebook | Instagram

12. Basic Latte Art

Calling out to all coffee enthusiasts! The Coffee Academics is conducting a Latte Art workshop to help you better understand the proper techniques to prepare a cup of coffee. Participants will acquire specific skills like; learning about the coffee equipment, pulling your espresso shot, steaming and texturing the milk and the finishing touch—pouring a Latte Art Heart. 

Credit – The Coffee Academics Singapore

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will receive a course certificate from The Coffee Academics. 

Register at the link now. 

Date & Time: 14, 21 March, 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: The Coffee Academics Flagship Store – 6 Scotts Road #02-01/02, Singapore 228209
Price: S$100

The Coffee Academics Singapore | Website | Facebook | Instagram

13. Total Defence Special Exhibition “Will You Do You?”

War seems like a thing of the past but modern dangers that threaten our harmony and peace goes beyond that feud. In commemoration of Total Defence Day 2020, Singapore Discovery Centre has created a special exhibition “Will You Do You?”. Set against the current geopolitical context, the exhibition casts a spotlight on matters closer to home—like digital threats, climate changes and trade wars—that has repercussions on Singapore.

Credit – Eventbrite

Date & Time: Now to 22 March, 9 am to 6 pm
Location: Singapore Discovery Centre – 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
Price: Free 

Singapore Discovery Centre : “Will You Do You?” | Website | Facebook | Instagram

14. History of Buses and Bus Routes in Queenstown

Almost all Singaporeans commute with buses every day. Have you wondered about the history of buses in Singapore? To pique your interest further, do you know Buses 32, 33, and 111 are among the earliest bus routes introduced by Singapore Bus Services Transit in the early 1970s?

Credit – My Queenstown

Let transport enthusiast Teo Boon Kiat share with you the history of buses and bus routes in Queenstown. Along with his like-minded friends, they aim to raise awareness of public transport by preserving the heritage of Singapore’s public transport system.

Click on the link to find out more.

Date & Time: 15 March, 2 pm to 3.30 pm
Location: Museum @ My Queenstown – Block 463 Commonwealth Drive #01-388, Singapore 140463
Price: Free

My Queenstown | Facebook

15. Singa-Market

Are conventional malls boring you? Drop by Singa-Market, located at the heart of Singapore’s busiest shopping district, to raise awareness on sustainability. As a part of W Market’s green initiatives, local entrepreneurs and eco-warriors are setting up stalls to offer sustainable products and services. 

Credit – Eventbrite

With sustainability at its heart, do bring your own shopping bags. 

Date & Time: 30 March to 5 April, 10 am to 9 pm
Location: Orchard Gateway – 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858
Price: Free

Singa-Market | Facebook

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