Category: Frugal Events

Frugal Week Planner for 27 July to 2 Aug 2016

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Singapore’s first National Reading Day will take place on 30 July.
(Photo by martinak15)

Get ready for even more festivals and events as we approach our nation’s 51st birthday. This week, the Singapore Food Festival concludes with “The 50 Cents Fest!” at Chinatown Food Street. You can also catch the Singapore National Games, the National Poetry Festival, and the Sands for Singapore Charity Festival & Community Heartstrings Walk, all happening this week. The government has also declared Saturday, 30 July, Singapore’s first National Reading Day. As part of National Reading Day, FrugalinSingapore will be conducting a free workshop entitled Wealth Matters. For more details, please see below:


Frugal Week Planner for 20 July to 26 July 2016

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Kids having fun with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities at a Singapore Science Festival fringe event.

We’re now in the middle of 2 major Singaporean festivals – the Singapore Food Festival and the Singapore Science Festival – and this week, some more notable events will commence, including the Singapore Garden Festival, Singapore Kite Day, the Singapore Dragon Boat Festival, and the Singapore National Games. National Day is just around the corner, and the first preview show is this Saturday (23 July). See below for more frugal events. And if you have any you’d like to suggest, feel free to add them to the comments below.

Frugal Week Planner for 13 July to 19 July 2016

Where’s the best place to watch the NDP fireworks?

We’re fast approaching our nation’s birthday, and leading up to it, there will be 2 national education NDP shows and 2 preview NDP shows along with the actual day NDP show. The first education show was last Saturday. For all these shows, you can catch a glimpse of the spectacular fireworks display. Where’s the best place to watch them? According to the Little Red Blog, the best place is the Kallang area, specifically at Tanjong Rhu Road. Please note, however, that Tanjong Rhu Bridge may be closed. For a complete list of road closures and redirected routes, please see here. (more…)

Frugal Week Planner for 6 July to 12 July 2016

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May you all have a very happy and blessed Eid.
(Photo by Bambi Corro III)

As today is Hari Raya Puasa, I wish you all Happy Eid, and kul ‘am wa enta bi-khair (may every year find you in good health)! Today marks the end of Ramadan, and the first day of the month of Shawwal. It is a time of forgiveness, rejoicing, and strengthening of familial and friendship bonds. If you’re looking for something to do today with your family or friends, the museums, heritage centres, and the Istana are all having an open house. For more frugal activities, please see below: (more…)

Frugal Week Planner for 29 June to 5 July 2016

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Have you visited the Hari Raya Festival Pavilion and Bazaar yet?
(Photo by yeowatzup)

School is back in session and we’re already half way done with 2016 (how time flies)! Hari Raya Puasa (6 July), which marks the end of the month of Ramadan, is also just around the corner. This means that it’s your last chance to visit the Hari Raya Festival Pavilion and Bazaar. The Singapore Street Festival also comes to a close this week. 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. If you have an event you would like to suggest, please contact me or leave a comment. (more…)