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Five things to do this weekend (Mar 5-7)

Admire the beauty of Sakura at the Flower Dome or go on a fun treasure hunt this weekend!

Gabriel Choo
Gabriel Choo

Published: 5 March 2021, 1:08 PM

Time flies and it is already March. While there is still one more week to the March school holidays, there are plenty of things you can do to unwind while having fun.

Here are five things to do this weekend (Mar 5-7):

1. Say hello to Hello Kitty

The annual Sakura event by Gardens by the Bay is back with Sakura Featuring Hello Kitty at the Flower Dome.

 

You can immerse in Japanese culture with enthralling traditional folk dance performances and music arrangements. PHOTO CREDIT: GARDENS BY THE BAY

 

Walk through the traditional Japanese torii gate and snap insta-worthy shots with the fan-favourite Sanrio character. You can also marvel at the Sakura floral display which will feature Japanese red-crowned, cherry blossoms and peach blossoms.

The exhibition will be open from 9am to 9pm. Admission charges to the Flower Dome applies. Singapore resident adult tickets are priced at $12 for one conservatory and $20 for two.

2. Drink some alcoholic bubble tea

With alcoholic bubble tea being the latest food trend, popular bubble tea chain Signature by KOI has jumped on the bandwagon with the launch of Rum & Raisin Earl Grey ($9.60) and VSOP Ruby ($14.90).

 

Fancy an alcoholic version of the popular milk tea? PHOTO CREDIT: SIGNATURE BY KOI

 

Both concoctions have an alcoholic content of two per-cent and will be available at all Signature KOI outlets. However, do note that you have to be 18-years-old and above (and not in your school uniforms) to purchase the drinks.

3. Get some new reads

Local sustainable bookstore Thryft will be holding a book fair over the weekend (Mar 6-7) and bookworms will be pleased to know that there are over 2,000 titles to choose from.

Find second-hand books, vintage classics and more at the monthly Thryft Book Fair. PHOTO CREDIT: THRYFT

 

The selection will span across various genres including art and photography, personal development, graphic novels and popular fiction. Visitors can also donate or trade in their old books for new ones at the fair.

The book fair will be held at Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Road and opens from 11.30am to 5:30pm. All time slots for tickets are one hour long. You can sign up for a ticket here

4. Try some salted egg pizza

Almost anything can be a pizza flavour these days. In fact, local food chain Pezzo Singapore and Irvins have collaborated to launch the salted egg fish skin pizza.

The limited edition pizza is layered with Irvins’ salted egg sauce and crunchy fish skin crumbs.

 

For all the salted egg fans, this pizza’s perfect for you. PHOTO CREDIT: PEZZO & IRVINS

 

The pizza costs $6.90 for a slice and $35.90 for six slices. You can also purchase it in a food bundle ($28.90) which includes three slices of the salted egg pizza, two snack packs, four pieces of wings, and two cans of Coke.

This limited-edition pizza will be available at all Pezzo stores until Apr 30.

5. Go on a treasure hunt

This March, myVillage at Serangoon Garden will be holding a Sun’s Out Fun’s Out treasure hunt where you can stand a chance to win up to $1,000 cash.

Spend a minimum of $50 at myVillage and hunt for four different Cartoon Network Characters within the facility. Scan the unique QR codes and present the completed entry to redeem an exclusive goodie bag.

 

Have some fun in the sun with this exciting treasure hunt. PHOTO CREDIT: SUN’S OUT FUN’S OUT

 

The bag will consist of popular items including a We Bare Bears six-inch plush doll and a Ben 10 collectible mini figure bling bag.

The event will run until Mar 21. Find out more here.


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