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Five things to do this weekend (Feb 26-28)

Binge watch on Disney+ shows, or try out an ‘eco-conscious’ burger!

Gabriel Choo
Gabriel Choo

Published: 26 February 2021, 2:59 PM

It’s already the last weekend of February, but there are plenty of fun things to do still. 

Whether you’re a foodie, bookworm or couch potato, you’re bound to enjoy something this weekend. Here are five things to do this weekend (Feb 26 to Feb 28):

1. Take a look back on COVID-19 in Singapore

The National Museum of Singapore is hosting an exhibition that documents the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore. PHOTO CREDIT: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SINGAPORE

 

COVID-19 has been affecting our lives for more than a year now and the National Museum of Singapore will be hosting a new free exhibition to take a look back on it. Called Picturing the Pandemic: A Visual Record of COVID-19 in Singapore, it will showcase over 200 photographs, 16 donated artefacts and one short film documenting the stories and experiences of Singaporeans in the early phases of the pandemic. 

The exhibition, which spans five themes, will take place until Aug 29. 

2. Binge watch your favourite shows and movies on Disney+

Disney+ launched in Singapore earlier this week. PHOTO CREDIT: DISNEY+

 

It’s finally here! Streaming service Disney+ has finally arrived in Singapore, offering content from global brands such as Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star. 

There will be over 500 films and over 15,000 episodes of content to watch –  including Disney+ Originals content such as WandaVision and Lady and the Tramp

You can subscribe for S$11.98 per month or S$119.98 per year via the Disney+ website or the Disney+ app on Android and iOS devices.

3. Buy some books

You wouldn’t want to miss this if you count reading as one of your hobbies. PHOTO CREDIT: BIG BAD WOLF BOOKS

 

Calling all bookworms! The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale is back in Singapore and will be held online from this weekend till Mar 5. 

Over 60,000 titles are available, for up to 95 per cent off their retail price. The books will come in a variety of genres like science-fiction, thrillers, literature, cookbooks and children activity books. 

There will also be daily deals and special bundles for Disney books. Find out more here.

4. Eat an eco-conscious burger

Carne is owned by Michelin-starred chef Mauro Calgreco. PHOTO CREDIT: CARNE

 

Fans would be pleased to know that Carne, a burger chain owned by Michelin-starred chef Mauro Colagreco, is opening in Singapore this weekend. 

This is his first outlet out of Argentina. It will feature an eco-conscious all-day menu including the Complete Burger (S$28), Veggie Burger (S$16) and Beef and Chimichurri Burger (S$24).

For this weekend only, the first 50 customers per day can get the Complete Burger for just S$10. 

Carne is located at 88 Amoy Street, Singapore 069907 and opens from 8am to 11pm daily. 

5. Art jam with some fluffy cats

Relax yourself with a two-hour painting session with the company of some cats. PHOTO CREDIT: WILDFLOWER STUDIO

 

Want a chill place to do some painting in the company of some cats? Then Wildflower Studio is the perfect place for you. 

Located just opposite Khatib MRT station, Wildflower Studio offers you a two-hour painting session (S$35) where you can play with the resident felines – Saffron, Sundae and Soba. 

And if two hours isn’t enough, you can add on S$8 for every half an hour thereafter.

Wildflower Studio is at Blk 838 Yishun Street 81, Singapore 760838. Find out more here.


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