The Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) will be shining a spotlight on this lesser-known community in its latest special exhibition. Urang Banjar is the fifth instalment in MHC’s Se-Nusantara series of community co-curated exhibitions on the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Malay community in Singapore. Featuring ethnographic objects, photographs, community stories and treasured family belongings, Urang Banjar brings together over 100 exhibits that trace the migration history of the Banjar community into Singapore, and highlights the contributions of the Banjar in the fields of entrepreneurship, Islamic scholarship and language.
Urang Banjar: Heritage and Culture of the Banjar in Singapore
15 December 2020 – 25 July 2021
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, 198501
Make your very own beautiful (and delicious) centrepiece for your Christmas party that is bound to wow your guests! This 5-hour (half day) workshop will equip you with the all important skills needed to create and decorate a pretty Gingerbread House. In this hands-on workshop, you will get to assemble the House from scratch, learning how to pipe simple & intricate designs using Royal Icing and go crazy in decorating the gingerbread house of your dreams. Bonus: you will also learn how to make the cutest Candy cane butter cookies
Gingerbread House & Butter Cookies Workshop
12:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
ArtZ Baking & Culinary, 466 Crawford Lane, #02-16, 190466
The Little Company, a division of the Singapore Repertory Theatre, brings you a special Christmas edition of their popular live storytelling sessions. Curl up with elf Julie by the fire and listen to stories filled with kindness, generosity and the joy of Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year.
Tickets range from $28 to $33 and can be bought here.
Classic Christmas Stories
15 – 20 December
10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
KC Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Rd, 239035
PAZZION Café at Jewel Changi Airport is bringing you exciting Christmas-themed dishes! From Mrs Claus’ Cheesy Cravings – a cheese bowl of freshly baked camembert – to Rudolph’s Chocolate Wonderland – consisting of rich dark chocolate, layered with mango mousse atop vanilla sponge cake, handcrafted in the likeness of Rudolph – as well as The Grinch’s Dream, a delicious drink with fresh milk and wild mint syrup brew. Head to the café now and get in the Christmas spirit!
Christmas Merriment with Mrs Claus, Rudolph and The Grinch at PAZZION Café
19 November – 31 December 2020
Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday to Sunday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
78 Airport Boulevard, #B1-243, 819666
Make-A-Wish Singapore, a non-profit organisation that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, invites members of the public to kickstart the festive season with the first virtual Santa Run for Wishes 2020.
An annual community and fundraising event by Make-A-Wish Singapore, Santa Run for Wishes returns for its seventh edition this year with a brand-new format and exciting activities lined up for all participants. Interested members of the public can register for the 2km, 5km, 10km or 50km (accumulative) race categories for $20 per race entry, with all proceeds going towards granting the wishes of children with critical illnesses.
Santa Run for Wishes 2020
15 – 19 December
This festive season, M Malls (malls under Mercatus Co-operative Limited) presents Turn the Lights On at M Malls, a series of exciting activities in the heartlands, sharing hope, joy, and cheer for Singaporeans to hold onto as we kickstart the holidays and end the year off boldly. M Malls invites all to an experiential adventure at the various malls – Jurong Point, AMK Hub and Swing By @ Thomson Plaza – where shoppers can engage in both online and offline activities.
Turn The Lights On
15 – 27 December
Spend your Saturdays the right way and grab a couple of your friends and head to LAVO to enjoy their bottomless mimosas. At just $30, you’ll be able to sip on your mimosas while being mesmirised by the 57 storey high view!
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
10 Bayfront Ave, Tower 1, Level 57, 018956
By Jashleen Kaur, December 2020 / Photos: respective events and Facebook
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