Category: Frugal Week Planner

Frugal Week Planner for 22 Feb to 28 Feb 2017

Some interesting events this week include Chang Urban Pulse, Save it With Love, and EcoBank Bazaar. You can also try out various water sports with DBS Sailing at the Bay and Water-Venture Family Day. And as a reminder, the Frugal Week Planners are just partial listings of free & frugal events. You can find many other frugal events at community centres, museums, libraries, and parks that are not listed here.


Frugal Week Planner for 15 Feb to 21 Feb 2017

As usual, there’s no shortage of frugal events this week, from the Rise & Shine Family FunFest to Team Nila Fun Day and Chingay in the Heartlands. The Singapore Budget for this year will be delivered this coming Monday  (20 Feb, 3.30pm) by Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat, who suffered a stroke last year, but had an amazing, quick, and full recovery just a few months later.


Frugal Week Planner for 25 Jan to 31 Jan 2017

During this Lunar New Year, let us all be reminded of what is important and truly valuable in life – family, friends, relationships, and community – and be thankful that we live in a nation with a standard of living that many today still dream of. Yes, there will be challenges ahead, but let these challenges not be wasted; instead, let them fill our lives with meaning, purpose, and gratitude. May you all have a meaningful Chinese New Year! Here are some ways to spend this holiday season with your loved ones.


Frugal Week Planner for 18 Jan to 24 Jan 2017

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner, and most Singaporeans plan on spending less this year. It is also heartening to read that the majority of them plan on saving the ang bao money their children receive. For those of us who are on the giving end of the ang bao, just keep in mind that years from now, it is likely that no one will remember the specific amount you gave to them, but they will remember the times you asked to borrow money even if the “ledger” is in your favour.


Frugal Week Planner for 11 Jan to 17 Jan 2017

The Singapore evolving art scene.
(Photo by Tan Kay Chin)

Singapore’s arts scene has truly become world-class, spanning a wide range of genres, forms, and mediums. This week, you can immerse yourself in the arts with Singapore Art Week, Art Stage Singapore, and the Aliwal Urban Arts Festival. You can also witness the 10th International Lion Dance Competition, as part of the Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations.


Frugal Week Planner for 4 Jan to 10 Jan 2017

One of the New Year Resolutions listed on a recent U.S. News & World Report article was to schedule in no-spend weekends, since many people tend to “let loose” when they’re not working and spend freely on extra food, entertainment, dining out and travel. Fortunately, there are many free things to do for entertainment here, some of which are listed below. And as a reminder, the Frugal Week Planners are just partial listings of upcoming free/frugal events; there are many other frugal events at community centres, museums, libraries, and parks that are not listed here. If you know of an event you would like to add, please comment below.


Frugal Week Planner for 21 Dec to 27 Dec 2016

Frugal in Singapore wishes you a Merry Christmas, and as a reminder, please note that this post is only a partial listing of free/frugal events, and that you can find other frugal activities at museums, libraries, parks, community centres, and malls (see this website for mall events). If you have an event you would like to suggest, please contact me or leave a comment. May you have enough happiness to keep your spirit alive, enough gain to satisfy your wanting, and enough loss to appreciate all that you possess.     (more…)