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Five things to do this weekend (Apr 9-11)

From feasting on an outdoor barbecue to watching an animated light show, this weekend is going to be fun.

Gabriel Choo


Published: 9 April 2021, 12:53 PM

It has been exactly a year since Singapore went into circuit breaker. As we reflect back on how far we’ve progressed and battled COVID-19 together as a nation, let’s also take some time to unwind and have some fun.

Here are five things to do this weekend (Apr 9-11):

1. Feast on an outdoor barbecue

Night owls now have a new spot for dinner or supper until 3am! 

Singapore will be opening its very own night market, Shiok Shiok Night Market, from this weekend.

 

There are five stalls at the market: Shiok Shiok Grill, Mookata King, Seoul Hungry, Star Seafood, and a drinks stall. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@SHIOKSHIOKNIGHTMARKET

 

Specialising in outdoor barbecue, the stalls sell a variety of food including Japanese-style skewered grilled meat, Korean barbecue and seafood. 

Shiok Shiok Night Market is located at 100 Orchard Road, Concorde Hotel, Singapore 238840 and opens from 4pm to 3am daily.

2. Play at an indoor park

Indoor activity park SuperPark is reopening this weekend with new features such as archery and an expanded kid’s gym. 

 

The park had previously closed in Oct last year. PHOTO CREDIT: SUPERPARK SINGAPORE

 

There will also be a SuperShop offering sports-related gear, stationery and lifestyle accessories. Other activities include street basketball, street soccer, trampoline and flying fox. 

Ticket prices for students start from S$24.90. You can view the full listing of prices here.

SuperPark is located at 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, #02-477 (North Wing) Singapore 038983. It opens from 11:30am to 9pm on weekdays and from 10am to 10pm on weekends, public and school holidays. 

3. Adopt a cat

This for all the cat lovers! The Cats of the World Purrzaar (COTW) will be happening this weekend. 

You can choose to take part in the cat-themed workshops or adopt a cat yourself. 

Other highlights include an Instagram Cats Exhibition as well as 10 cat-themed vendors selling various items such as rugs, tote bags, cat beds and toys.

 

Stuff Susie Made will be returning to sell crocheted cats. PHOTO CREDIT: STUFFSUSIEMADE

 

The bazaar will be held at UltraSuperNew Gallery, 168 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207572. It opens from 11am to 7pm this weekend. Entry is free with prior registration

4. Try a Golden Durian mochi

For a limited time only, popular fast-food chain KFC will be launching its Golden Durian Mochi. 

Going at S$3.45 for five pieces, the mochi is filled with premium D24 molten durian.

 

The fried chewy mochi has a light crispy crust and molten durian lava. PHOTO CREDIT: KFC SINGAPORE

 

Other than that, KFC will also be launching a new fried chicken flavour: KFC Tango Spice, which is marinated in spicy chimichurri. 

These limited items will be available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery at all KFC outlets, except at the Singapore Zoo.

5. Visit ION Orchard

ION Orchard looks set to be a mini-attraction by itself, with a seasonal animated light show set to run until Apr 30. 

Titled Timeless Wonder, the show centres around the beauty of nature with shifting shades of dawn to dusk. You simply need to spend a minimum of S$20 per receipt at the mall to redeem an ION Sky ticket.

 

The light show takes place on level 56 of ION SKY. PHOTO CREDIT: ION ORCHARD

 

There is also a  pop-up boutique by luxury tea brand TWG Tea, located at Level One Atrium Part B until May 5. You can try some tea-infused macarons or loose-leaf teas, as well as purchase a variety of packed teas, gifts and accessories.


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