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Five things to do this weekend (June 25-27)

A local card game, a new cafe or shopping at a ‘not so new’ online store are things you can explore this weekend!

Gabriel Choo
Gabriel Choo

Published: 25 June 2021, 5:24 PM

Time flies! We are already halfway through 2021 and while the June holidays may be coming to an end, there are definitely things to do before the hustle and bustle of school (or work) resumes. 

Here are five things to do this weekend (Jun 25 to Jun 27): 

1. Play a new local card game

PHOTO CREDIT: SHOPEE

 

The creators of the local card game The Singaporean Dream released another game, Hawker Wars, on Jun 22. 

The game was created to celebrate the various elements of our unique Singaporean Hawker Culture, especially during these trying times hawkers face because of COVID-19. 

Players get to take on the role of a hawker and compete with other players to cook as many dishes and earn as many points. 

Purchase Hawker Wars on Shopee here.

2. Try some minion-themed desserts

PHOTO CREDIT: 2AM: DESSERT BAR

 

2am: dessertbar, owned by popular pastry chef Janice Wong, has launched a new high tea series which follows the theme of Despicable Me” characters – the Minions. 

The high tea set ($55 for adults, $40 for children), includes Orange Blossom Macarons, Kevin’s Popcorn Caramel Bon Bon and edible crayons. This themed set will be available every Tuesday to Sunday, from 3pm to 6pm for 6 weeks starting June 22. 

You can purchase your tickets online here.

3. Shop at Robinsons

PHOTO CREDIT: ROBINSONS ONLINE

 

Robinsons Singapore might have shut its physical doors earlier this year, but fans can take comfort in the fact that the retail giant has returned as a fully digital online department store which launched on June 24. 

The online store, named Robinsons Online’, will offer over 200 brands that are “familiar, homegrown and new-to-market” such as beauty products, luxury towels and children toys. 

There is a relaunch sale of up to 60 per cent. Shop at Robinsons online here.

4. Buy new Pokémon clothes

PHOTO CREDIT: UNIQLO SINGAPORE

 

In light of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, retail outlet Uniqlo has launched four UT Pokémon collections till the end of the year. The first two collections – “Pokémon All-Stars” and “Dreaming Pokémon” – have launched on June 21. 

The “Pokémon All-Stars” collection (from S$12.90) is designed with well-loved Pokémon characters such as Jigglypuff and Pikachu. Meanwhile, the “Dreaming Pokémon” collection is a pajama set (S$19.90) for babies. 

Buy them online here.

5. Visit Chee Soon Juan’s cafe

PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK/CHEE SOON JUAN

 

Singapore Democratic Party secretary-general Chee Soon Juan has opened a cafe with his wife. 

Called Orange & Teal, the cafe is located at Rochester Mall. Its menu contain snacks such as chicken nuggets with pesto dip, pastries such as beef pie, coffee, alcoholic beverages and desserts. 

Orange & Teal opens daily from 11am to 10pm. 


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