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Five things to do this weekend (May 21-23)

Plenty of things to do this weekend still, but do remember to stay safe too!

Gabriel Choo


Published: 21 May 2021, 1:40 PM

With Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) measures in full swing, it does limit the number of activities to do this weekend.

But we all play our parts, we can get to head out and have fun soon so do stay at home and stay safe!

Here are five things you can do from the comforts of your own homes this weekend (May 21-23):

1. Support a charity bake sale

If you have a sweet tooth, this bake sale is just for you!

From May 17 to Jun 14, the Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD) is organising a charity bake sale with 18 participating home bakers.

 

The funds raised will be used to help make a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities. PHOTO CREDIT: SPD WEBSITE

 

They are selling a variety of sweet treats including chiffon cakes, macarons, brownies, cookies and tiramisu. Each baker will also donate a minimum 20 per cent of their proceeds to SPD – a local charity that supports persons with disabilities.

You can place your orders online and find out more about the bake sale here. Alternatively, you can also make a donation to the event here.

2. Buy a new hand sanitiser

Lifebuoy is launching an exclusive hand sanitiser collection this May and June featuring several well-loved Disney Princesses and characters from Winnie The Pooh.

 

You can protect yourself in style with these adorable hand sanitisers. PHOTO CREDIT: LIFEBUOY

 

Each 50ml bottle is priced at $3.90, with refills at $2.65 each.

The Disney Princess collection is now available online and in-stores at retail channels such as Watsons, Lazada, Shopee, Amazon, Qoo10 and RedMart. The Winnie the Pooh collection will be available from Jun 1 at Guardian, Cold Storage and Giant.

3. Talk about your mental health

This year’s Singapore Mental Health Film Festival (SMHFF) aims to educate the public on prevalent mental health issues such as childhood trauma and dementia.

 

SMHFF hopes to encourage participants to reach out for mental health support when needed. PHOTO CREDIT: SINGAPORE MENTAL HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL

 

Through a series of feature films, short films, panel conversations and workshops, SMHFF hopes to encourage conversations surrounding mental health, especially now that we are in Phase 2 Heightened Alert.

SMHFF will be held both online and on-site at the National Gallery Singapore from May 22 to May 30. You can book your tickets and find out more here.

4. Eat some Michelin-starred ramen

With takeaway being the new norm following the ban on dining-in during Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) (P2HA), Michelin-starred ramen store Tsuta is running a special one-for-one promotion from now till Jun 13 (the end of P2HA)!

You can get a one-for-one ramen or don starting from $18 or make it a set for two from $38.

 

You can pick from a variety of items including Shoyu Soba, Spicy Teriyaki Chicken Soba and Niku Meshi. PHOTO CREDIT: TSUTA

 

There is also free islandwide delivery with a minimum spending of S$60. Do note that the one-for-one ramen or don set is only available at Tsuta’s 313@Somerset outlet.

You can order now at Tsuta’s website here.

5. Listen to Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album, ‘Sour’

18-year-old singer Olivia Rodrigo has released her debut album, Sour, on May 21.

 

The album explores Olivia’s relationships and experiences growing up. PHOTO CREDIT: GEFFEN/INTERSCOPE

 

With her first three singles – driver’s license, deja vu, and good 4 u – topping music charts globally, she is set to be the next rising star of the music industry.

Judging by the track listing, it is without a doubt that fans are in for a treat with titles like jealousy, jealousy and 1 step forward, 3 steps back.

You can check out her debut album here.


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