Category: Frugal Events

Your Frugal Week Planner for 3 Dec to 9 Dec 2014

Pedestrians get the right of way this Saturday on Orchard Road.
Pedestrians get the right of way this Saturday on Orchard Road.

Feeling creative? Want to give someone a really impressive, one-of-a-kind, personal gift for Christmas? Why not head down to the Singapore Maker Festival this week. Other frugal events for the week include open houses at the Singapore Turf Club and at Starbucks outlets. You can also plan an evening stroll along Orchard Road and not have to worry about traffic lights. Here are some frugal events for the week: (more…)

Your Frugal Weekly Planner for 26 Nov to 2 Dec 2014

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Get into the festive spirit with these free events.

With Singapore being a small country and having a reputation of being one of the most expensive countries to live in, I repeatedly hear people comment that “there’s just nothing new to do in Singapore” or “going out is too expensive”. So I’ve decided to start a weekly series that conveniently lists some interesting and frugal activities. Of course, there are way too many free events and activities in Singapore (especially at museums, parks, and libraries), some of which recur weekly or monthly, and I won’t be able to cover all of them. I tried to select the more interesting and unique events. Without further ado, here is this week’s list: (more…)

Free Play and Use of the Singapore Sports Hub Until 17 Aug

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Come check out and use the facilities at the newly opened sports hub.

If you haven’t already visited the newly opened Singapore Sports Hub, here’s yet another reason to go – they are letting you try out their facilities for free until 17 Aug. Some things you might want to do include renting a canoe or kayak and paddling along the Kallang River; booking a private lane and swimming in one of their ginormous pools; skateboarding at their outdoor skate park; playing basketball, badminton, netball, or volleyball in one of their indoor air-conditioned courts; or climbing up a 16m high wall inside an air-conditioned mall. (more…)

Where to Watch Live Screenings of the World Cup in Singapore

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Watch live screenings of the World Cup in Singapore as if you were really there.

Why subscribe to the FIFA 2014 World Cup Pack offered by SingTel mio TV for $112.35 if you can watch the live screenings for free at 30 Community Clubs and 3 Safra Clubs? Besides, it’s much more fun watching with a bunch of other football fanatics anyway, even it it’s at the wee hours of the morning. There will even some fringe activities and a chance to make new friends and bond. Game day starts on June 13th at 4am. There are 64 matches during the month-long season of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The locations are as follows: (more…)