The Weekend List: 6-8 May 2016

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our guide!

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis

 

Ben & Jerry's S'mores (without lid)

1. Pig out on s’mores-flavoured ice cream

If you’re planning to lounge in bed and watch Descendants Of The Sun all weekend, you might as well have a pint of ice cream on standby. A good pick is Ben & Jerry’s all new S’mores ($13.90) flavour, which comes with chocolate ice cream jam-packed with chocolate chunks, toasted marshmallow and crunchy graham cracker swirls.

Available at major supermarkets.

 

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2. Treat mommy to dim sum

This Mother’s Day, take the most important lady in your life to Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant for some quality time and delectable dim sum.

The iconic restaurant has introduced nine new dishes to its dim sum menu, such as Hakka Preserved Vegetable & Roast Pork Roll, Chinese Sausage and Black-Eyed Peas Rice Cup Cake, as well as the unique Teochew delicacy — Homestyle Glutinous Rice Roll.

More information here.

Flavours At Zhongshan Park - Ah Hood Burger Stall

3. Enjoy ‘Hawkerlicious’ favourites

From May 6 onwards, Flavours At Zhongshan Park will be introducing a ‘Hawkerlicious’ Buffet Series (from $45 on weekends) featuring local hawker favourites with a modern, Western twist.

Highlights include the restaurant’s signature Ah Hood Burger Stall, which lets diners assemble their burger with a choice of white lotus, spinach, charcoal or pumpkin flavoured buns to go with fillings such as Angus Beef Ribeye with Black Bean Sauce, Braised Chicken Rendang and Honey Glazed Pork Patties.

More information here.

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4. Join The Drinking Society

If the words ‘bottomless booze’ makes you sit up and pay attention, here’s the perfect membership for you. The Drinking Society is a new drinking platform where members can enjoy access to free flow alcohol at Singapore’s hottest watering holes every night of the week.

For $80 a month, members get to sample signature cocktails from selected establishments for two hours a night.

More information here.

WRS NTUC May Day Promotion 1-31 May 2016

5. Enjoy 55 per cent off your visit to the Zoo, Bird Park and more

For the whole month of May, NTUC members can enjoy savings of 55 per cent on child admission tickets (children aged three to 12 years) at the Wildlife Reserves Singapore’s (WRS) four wildlife attractions: Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo.

Adult NTUC members can enjoy 20 per cent onsite discounts until Mar 31, 2017.

This is the first in a series of promotions that WRS is extending to NTUC members in upcoming months even as NTUC turns 55 this year.

More information on child admission tickets here and onsite discounts here.

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6. Get cash back when you shop Net-A-Porter

ShopBack has switched to chic with ShopBack Premium, and it debuts with premium retailer Net-A-Porter, which carries coveted high-end labels like Miu Miu and Saint Laurent, and cult favourites like Vetements and Jacquemus.

Now, when you activate ShopBack Premium while shopping on Net-A-Porter, you can earn three per cent cash back on your purchase.

More information here.

7. Enjoy $10 Boston lobsters for Mothers’ Day

In celebration of Mother’s Day, you can enjoy a Boston Lobster at only $10++ with every purchase of Mookata Set Meal for 4.

This promotion is available for the whole month of May 2016 and only at selected Mookata outlets.

More information here.

8. See a 3D exhibition of National Monuments in Singapore

Raffles Hotel Singapore is partnering the Preservation of Sites and Monuments division (PSM) of the National Heritage Board to showcase an exhibition featuring selected National Monuments in Singapore with a unique twist.

Expect to view Raffles Hotel and 26 other monuments as artistic 3D photographs by Italian Photographer Alberto Fanelli offering a different perspective to these cultural treasures.

Don the provided anaglyph 3D glasses that let you view architectural intricacies up close. For instance, you can explore the inside of Maghain Aboth Synagogue, which is rarely opened to the general public.

More information here.

9. Meet Ricky Kim from “Oh! My Baby”

Meet and greet the star of the reality show “Oh! My Baby”, Ricky Kim, this weekend. Joining him at the event are two of his adorable children, Kim Tae Rin (Taylor), 5, and Kim Tae Oh (Asher William), 3.

Fans will get to interact with them up-close during the evening, through activities including stage games, photo opportunities and an autograph session.

More information here.

10. Give Mom a staycation treat

Let your Mom indulge in ultimate relaxation with a staycation package or a short getaway over the weekend with these top travel steals of the month.

Bargains include 2-to-go return fares, epicurean breakfast at St Regis and breakfast in bed at Mandarin Oriental.

More information here.

11. Send off Hard Rock Cafe with a bang

Hard Rock Cafe Singapore (the outlet at Cuscaden Road) will be closing from 9 May to 31 August for a revamp of the space, in celebration of their jubilee year in Singapore.

Commemorate the great memories that the outlet has created with its final party before the stage and dance floor make way for a brand new look.

More information here.

12. Rediscover Singapore at these exciting heritage events

Singapore HeritageFest (SHF) 2016 is back for the 13th year with a line-up of cool programmes from until May 15.

Uncover lesser-known or forgotten stories of places and people in Singapore with these top five activities happening throughout the three weekends.

More information here.

13. Have fun at a family carnival

Rise & Shine’s Carnival is back with a huge variety of exciting and enriching activities for families with children aged three to eight.

The programmes also aim to provide great opportunities for family bonding and enjoy wholesome ‘outdoor’ play in the air-conditioned indoors.

More information here.

14. Enjoy free drinks, crafts and live music at Robinsons

Robinsons is holding its first Feeling Fri-Yay evening on May 6 at all three Robinsons stores: The Heeren, Raffles City and Jem, from 6pm-9pm.

Be pampered with a fabulous evening of refreshing drinks, social activities and live music performances in a chic and cosy setting.

More information here.

 

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15. Indulge Mommy with a cake

Express your gratitude this Mother’s Day with the Ultimate Signature Mango Cake (from $33) from Jack’s Place. This all-time favourite cake is lusciously layered with mango mousse with mango bits, stacked in between layers of soft vanilla sponge cake, topped with fresh mango slices and surrounded by sponge fingers.

More information here.

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