Wow, Singapura Gelar Car Free Day Edisi Akhir Pekan

SINGAPURA (24/10) Infocarfreeday – Singapura kembali tunjukkan kepeduliannya untuk memperbaiki kualitas udara, ajang Car Free Day kembali digelar di minggu terakhir bulan Oktober ini.

Berbeda dengan pelaksanaan Car Free Day di kota-kota lainnya, dan biasanya hanya 1 (satu) kali pelaksanaan setiap bulannya di Singapore, minggu ini bakal digelar selama 3 (tiga) hari, dikenal dengan Car Free Weekend Edition atau edisi akhir pekan, yakni tanggal 25, 26 dan 27 Oktober.

Kawasan yang ditutup untuk kendaraan bermotor adalah di Civic District dan Telok Ayer. Kedua kawasan ini masuk dalam kategori kawasan Central Business District, dimana merupakan jalan protokol utama di Singapura dan sehari-harinya kesibukan perkantoran berpusat juga disini.

Menurut akun official ura.gov.sg, terlihat jelas panitia Car Free Day SG sangat serius mengemas acara-acaranya, dari mulai pameran furniture, sosialisasi tentang perangi diabetes, sampai konser musik Islami juga ada lhoo.

Simak yukk agenda lengkapnya, Car Free Weekend Edition di Singapura

JUMAT, 25 OKTOBER 2019 @ TELOK AYER

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THE RATTAN CHAIR UPCYCLING PROJECT

 

Amoy Street

12pm – 3pm

Local artists will be transforming old rattan chairs, a familiar sight in the homes of the ‘60s and ‘70s, into upcycled furniture creations as part of ‘The Rattan Chair Upcycling Project’. A section of the street will be turned into a makeshift art space during this time, with local artists working on their craft and interacting with visitors.

 

HOKKIEN ARCHITECTURE: FROM THIAN HOCK KENG TO LIM LOH HOUSE

 

Covered Walkway at 137 Telok Ayer Street

 

Leveraging on the visual association with Thian Hock Keng Temple, this site-specific exhibition will highlight similarities between this predominant Hokkien temple in Singapore and the ancestral houses in Nan’an built by Towkay Lim Loh (Major-General Lim Bo Seng’s father). This exhibition also provides vignettes to the little-known family lives of Major-General Lim Bo Seng and pieces together a richer picture of one of Singapore’s well-known martyrs. Organised by the Department of Architecture at National University of Singapore, and supported by Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan, Thian Hock Keng, and URA as part of Architectural Heritage Season.

 

THIAN HOCK KENG TEMPLE GUIDED TOURS

158 Telok Ayer Street (temple entrance)

11am-3pm

Thian Hock Keng is one of Singapore’s oldest and most important temples for immigrants from southern China’s Fujian province. Completed in 1842 and standing on what used to be the shoreline, it is dedicated to the worship of Ma Zu Po, the Goddess of the Sea. The national monument received the 2001 Architectural Heritage Award and an Honorable Mention in the 2001 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award. Free volunteer-led guided tours are available at regular intervals.

SINGAPORE YU HUANG GONG OPEN HOUSE

 

150 Telok Ayer Street

11am-3pm

Established in 1831, the Former Keng Teck Whay Building is now home to the Taoist temple, Singapore Yu Huang Gong (玉皇宫). Gazetted as a national monument in 1973, the temple building features beautifully preserved elements like the curved roof ridges with upturned ‘swallow tail’ sweeps on the ends, characteristic of the traditional Hokkien style. Once home to one of Singapore’s oldest self-help organisations, the building stands witness to the presence and contributions of the Hokkien Peranakans (Straits Chinese) in colonial Singapore. Come visit the monument, which will be open for visits.

HPB LET’S BEAT DIABETES

 

Telok Ayer Street

12pm-2pm

HPB’s roving ambassadors join us at Car-Free Weekend to get you started on a quest for health! Pre-diabetes can lead to diabetes if it’s left unchecked. But with early detection, an active lifestyle and a good diet, you can reverse it. Check your risk of developing diabetes with the 2-minute Diabetes Risk Assessment.

TRADITIONAL ISLAMIC MUSIC CONCERT

 

Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre

140 Telok Ayer Street

7.30pm-9.30pm

Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre is holding an Islamic cultural music concert ‘Remembrance of the Legend Nagore E M Hanifah’ (1925 – 2015). Mr Hanifah’s stentorian voice, music and lyrics captured the hearts of thousands of people around the world and contributed significantly to the Indian music industry for almost four decades. He will be remembered through his acclaimed Islamic songs performed live by guest singers Mr Farihullah and Mr Sultan accompanied by veteran musicians from ‘Mr Ilias and Team’ in a soul stirring cultural rendition. Admission is free.

 

SABTU, 26 OKTOBER 2019 @ TELOK AYER

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LOCAL HEROES AT TELOK AYER – FOOD AND ART MARKET

 

Telok Ayer St

5pm-10.30pm

Local hawkers, artists, designers, bakers, distillery and entrepreneurial brands. These local heroes have helped to shape our nation and contribute an integral part to the Singaporean way of life. It is time to celebrate our local heroes who have made a positive impact. Hunt down Telok Ayer Street’s Art Market and get crafty at IKI Makers Union’s themed workshops by The Local People. Grab a seat at the locally decked out communal dining area for your munching and movie watching needs.

 

THE RATTAN CHAIR UPCYCLING PROJECT

 

Amoy Street

5pm-10.30pm

Local artists will be transforming old rattan chairs, a familiar sight in the homes of the ‘60s and ‘70s, into upcycled furniture creations as part of ‘The Rattan Chair Upcycling Project’. A section of the street will be turned into a makeshift art space during this time, with local artists working on their craft and interacting with visitors.

FIVE STONES AND HERITAGE BLOCK PRINTING BY IKI MAKERS X THE LOCAL PEOPLE

Amoy Street

5pm-10.30pm

Sign up for an exclusive block printing session with IKI Makers Union. Mix-n-match the specially designed blocks to create customised Peranakan tiles to create a print that is uniquely yours. Apart from embracing Peranakan culture, come and play Five Stones, a traditional game popular with children in the kampong days.

Fees from $5/pax.

DIY MERLION PLUSH BY IKI MAKERS X THE LOCAL PEOPLE

 

 

Amoy Street

5pm-10.30pm

The Merlion is the official mascot of Singapore, and what better way to express one’s love for Singapore than to have one’s very own version of our Merlion swimming around at home? Participants can choose the colour of their Merlion’s hair, as well as block print a teeshirt for him. Sign up at https://www.thelocalpeoplesg.com/shop/diy-merlion-plush-iki-makers-x-tlp

 

Fees from $10/pax.

 

LONGEST SPICE LINE AND CURATOR’S TOUR AT NAGORE DARGAH

 

140 Telok Ayer Street

2.30pm-10.30pm

 

Hourly tours from 7pm – 10pm

Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre (NDIMHC) is attempting the longest Spice line Singapore Book Of Records on the 26th October 2019 at 2.30pm. NDIMHC with its SBOR attempt on the ‘Longest Spice Line’ hopes to create awareness of spices and bring to the fore how spices have been an integral part of our lives. Docents will be present at the new spice gallery to host and provide guided tours for visitors coming in before and during car-free road closure timing. Go to www.facebook.com/ndimhc/ for more information. For bookings, contact tel: 9838 0025 or email: ndimhc@gmail.com

 

SAVOUR CHINESE TEA WITH THE ABBOT OF SINGAPORE YU HUANG GONG

 

150 Telok Ayer Street

6pm-9pm

 

Come by Yu Huang Gong to enjoy a beautiful time of savouring different varieties of Chinese Tea in the temple surrounds. While sampling the tea, have a conversation with the Abbot to learn more about the history and heritage of the monument.

THIAN HOCK KENG TEMPLE GUIDED TOURS

 

158 Telok Ayer Street

7.30am-10pm (extended opening hours)

Thian Hock Keng is one of Singapore’s oldest and most important temples for immigrants from southern China’s Fujian province. Completed in 1842 and standing on what used to be the shoreline, it is dedicated to the worship of Ma Zu Po, the Goddess of the Sea. The national monument received the 2001 Architectural Heritage Award and an Honorable Mention in the 2001 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award. Free volunteer-led guided tours are available at regular intervals.

 

HOKKIEN ARCHITECTURE: FROM THIAN HOCK KENG TO LIM LOH HOUSE

 

Covered Walkway at 137 Telok Ayer Street

 

 

Leveraging on the visual association with Thian Hock Keng Temple, this site-specific exhibition will highlight similarities between this predominant Hokkien temple in Singapore and the ancestral houses in Nan’an built by Towkay Lim Loh (Major-General Lim Bo Seng’s father). This exhibition also provides vignettes to the little-known family lives of Major-General Lim Bo Seng and pieces together a richer picture of one of Singapore’s well-known martyrs. Organised by the Department of Architecture at National University of Singapore, and supported by Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan, Thian Hock Keng, and URA as part of Architectural Heritage Season.

 

TRADITIONAL YANGGE PERFORMANCE

 

Telok Ayer Square

6.30pm-7pm

 

Yangge (秧歌) is a traditional Chinese folk dance accompanied by drums and colourful fans. Come to Telok Ayer Square to join the Yangge troupe in an exuberant performance and learn more about this traditional art form.

OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING: CHINA WIFE

 

Junction of Stanley Street and Boon Tat Street

7pm-9.15pm

 

Enjoy a night under the stars in an open-air ‘cinema’ with this classic Cantonese film. ‘China Wife’ is part of the Nanyang Trilogy, a series of three Cantonese-language films produced by the Kong Ngee Company in 1957. The film has been restored by the Asian Film Archives and features some familiar landmarks and scenes of 1950s Singapore, which you may recognise. No pre-registration required.

BLAST FROM THE PAST BY SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC

 

Amoy Street (games) and Telok Ayer Street (music performances)

5pm – 9pm

(music performances start at 6pm)

 

A team of Singapore Polytechnic students goes nostalgic as they transform Amoy Street into an old school playground featuring traditional games such as chapteh, tic-tac-toe, five stones and hopscotch. Take a walk down memory lane by playing these childhood games or head to Telok Ayer Street to enjoy ‘live’ performances by Singapore Polytechnic’s Garage Band, which will be serenading the crowd through the night. Be there to support these young talents of Singapore who are performing at Car-Free Weekend for the first time!

FRASERS TOWER POP-UP MARKET

 

Frasers Tower driveway

5pm-10pm

Pop-up market curator W Market will be transforming the Frasers Tower driveway into a pop-up market offering DIY craft workshops, free-play life-sized board games, and crafts for sale. Meet the team from Happiness Initiative, a Singapore-based company that promotes happiness and well-being, as they host a film screening of A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story. The1hr 15minfilm features motivational speaker Lizzie Velasquez’s journey from being bullied and dubbed “the ugliest woman in the word” to her fight back as an anti-bullying activist.There will also be live performances by busking artists The Unemployed and Ralph Alvern, and visitors can also buy food and beverages from Telok Ayer merchants.

 

HERITAGE TRISHAW RIDES WITH CYCLING WITHOUT AGE

 

Frasers Tower

6pm-9pm

 

Experience wind in your hair while traversing through the car-free streets around Telok Ayer in custom-built trishaws powered by non-profit organisation, Cycling Without Age Singapore. The trishaw rides are free for all, and priority will be given tothose who are less mobile, in particular the elderly, and on a first-come, first-serve basis

 

SABTU, 26 OKTOBER 2019 @ CIVIC DISTRICT

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PARKS FESTIVAL

 

Esplanade Park, Connaught Drive, Empress Lawn

11am – 10.30pm

 

The annual NParks Parks Festival returns to Car-Free Weekend for its fourth edition and we invite you to Shop, Eat, Love and Party! Visit www.nparks.gov.sg/parksfestival for more details.

  • SHOP: Enjoy some retail therapy at the whopping 120 stalls lining the waterfront promenade at Queen Elizabeth Walk, with products ranging from plants, art and craft pieces to sweet treats and toys for your pets.
  • EAT: Featuring local food truck favourites – Coffee Bandit, Island Surfer, The Goodburger, and The Travelling C.O.W – as well as food stalls serving Malay delights, gelato, gourmet marshmallows, artisanal beverages and snacks to satisfy your hunger pangs.
  • PLAY: Get active with a variety of activities for everyone in the family, including ActiveSG’s ActiveGroove workouts at Empress Lawn, and the Kids’ Play Zone at Angsana Lawn with an outdoor ball pit, bouncy castles, and the ActiveSG Imagination Playground, where kids can design their own course of play.
  • LOVE: Enjoy a Pets’ Day Out with your furry friends, featuring a day of fun activities for pets and their hoomans. Highlights include the Animal Welfare Groups Adoption Drive, free pet health checks and micro-chipping sessions (prior registration required at www.nparks.gov.sg/avs/outreach/pets’-day-out/pdo), the Petzmania programme for children aged 7-12 to learn basic pet care (prior registration required at nparks_programmes_events@nparks.gov.sg), dog agility courses and dog obedience clinics.
  • PARTY: We Love You 2000! Dance the night away to hits from the 2000s performed by Enigma, Jive Talkin’, SuperSonic, The Common People and The Jukeleles at the 13th instalment of Rockestra©, hosted by Justin Misson.

ACM AFTER DARK: TALES FROM BEYOND

 

Asian Civilisations Museum

7pm – 11pm

Inspired by the famous Chinese book, Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio, step into this fantastical world and creatures in this one-night-only Halloween special. Get spooked by chilling performances and paranormal panellist talks, or go on our first ever adults-only immersive experiential storytelling in the dark. Make your own wicked awesome souvenir or have your fortunes drawn by local illustrators. You might just find your new favourite haunting ground. Visit www.acm.org.sg for more details.

HERITAGE FILM TOUR: TRAVERSING DOWNTOWN SINGAPORE THROUGH FILM BY HUN PING

Starts at Victoria Theatre and ends at Telok Ayer

5.30pm – 8pm

 

Experience old feature films of places and buildings in downtown Singapore as they were. Tour participants will get to watch film clips from decades ago, pore over old maps and pick up little histories of this perpetually transforming city through their smartphones on whatsapp. Tour leader, Hun Ping (aka sgfilmhunter), will upload film clips and make them available for online viewing at the stops during the tour (via Youtube). Please register for the tour at https://sgfilmheritagetour-oct19.peatix.com

SCC FOOTBALL YOUTH TOURNAMENT AND CARNIVAL IN SUPPORT OF SPORTCARES

Singapore Cricket Club

9am – 4pm

 

Festivities start early before the road closures with the SCC Football Carnival – the final event of SCC’s Bicentennial celebrations. Featuring a children’s football clinic by Chelsea Football Club International Development Centre (CFCIDC) and an under-14 seven-a-side mini football tournament for SportCares teams, the event is open to SCC members, guests and members of the public. For more details, please visit www.ssc.org.sg/sccbicentennial.

HPB TEAM MORE VS TEAM LESS

 

Telok Ayer Conservation Area / Civic District

5pm – 10pm

HPB’s roving ambassadors join us at Car-Free Weekend to get you started on a quest for health! Find out how to achieve a balance between more physical activity and less unhealthy food with the Team More vs Team Less quiz; and check your risk of developing diabetes with the 2-minute Diabetes Risk Assessment.

 

HPB LET’S BEAT DIABETES

Telok Ayer Conservation Area / Civic District

5pm – 10pm

 

HPB’s roving ambassadors join us at Car-Free Weekend to get you started on a quest for health! Pre-diabetes can lead to diabetes if it’s left unchecked. But with early detection, an active lifestyle and a good diet, you can reverse it. Check your risk of developing diabetes with the 2-minute Diabetes Risk Assessment.

 

MINGGU, 27 OKTOBER 2019 @ TELOK AYER

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DIVINE DISCOVERY! @ SIANG CHO KEONG TEMPLE

仙祖宫庙 – 探秘神游

 

66 Amoy Street

8am – 12pm

Join a guided tour to learn lesser-known facts about this small temple that has been around since 1867. After immersing yourself in stories of the far past, head outside to play some traditional games, such as Chapteh, Pickup-Sticks and Hopscotch, along Amoy Street.

NAGORE DARGAH OPEN HOUSE AND CURATOR’S TOUR

 

140 Telok Ayer Street

8am – 12pm

(Curator’s Tour from 11am to 12pm)

Go on a special curator’s tour, which takes participants through the ‘Singapore to Singaporean – Pioneers and Descendants’ photo exhibition and the new Spice gallery. The exhibition displays the personal photos of 100 modern-day Singaporeans who responded to a submission call, matched with the black-and-white portraits of their pioneering grandparents or great-grandparents who set foot on this land during the maritime era (pre-1965). Go to www.facebook.com/ndimhc/ for more information. For bookings, contact tel: 9838 0025 or email: ndimhc@gmail.com

 

THIAN HOCK KENG GUIDED TOURS

 

158 Telok Ayer Street

9am – 1pm

 

Thian Hock Keng is one of Singapore’s oldest and most important temples for immigrants from southern China’s Fujian province. Completed in 1842 and standing on what used to be the shoreline, it is dedicated to the worship of Ma Zu Po, the

Goddess of the Sea. While most of the building materials came from China, the temple incorporated cast-iron railings from Scotland and tiles from England and Holland. It was gazetted as a National Monument in 1973. The restoration project received

the 2001 Architectural Heritage Award and an Honorable Mention in the 2001 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Award.

 

Volunteers will be conducting temple tours at regular intervals. To join a guided tour, please meet at the entrance of the temple.

 

SINGAPORE YU HUANG GONG OPEN HOUSE

 

150 Telok Ayer Street

9am – 1pm

Established in 1831, the Former Keng Teck Whay Building is now home to the Taoist temple, Singapore Yu Huang Gong (玉皇宫). Gazetted as a national monument in 1973, the temple building features beautifully preserved elements like the curved roof ridges with upturned ‘swallow tail’ sweeps on the ends, characteristic of the traditional Hokkien style. Once home to one of Singapore’s oldest self-help organisations, the building stands witness to the presence and contributions of the Hokkien Peranakans (Straits Chinese) in colonial Singapore and to the community spirit of mutual aid among the pioneers. Come visit the monument which will be open for visits, have lunch with the Abbot, participate in an exercise activity, or get involved in a charity project.

 

COLOURS OF OUR WILDLIFE

 

Along Telok Ayer Street between Boon Tat Street and Cross Street

8am – 11am

Singapore is home to some of the world’s most precious wildlife, including the pangolin, hawksbill turtle and sambar deer. But what should you do if you encounter them in our nature reserves? Discover fun facts about these animals through this interactive community art activity, which involves weaving coloured strings over line drawings of these animals to form colourful pictures on our car-free street! The activity is organised by students pursuing Environmental Studies at National University of Singapore, who are returning to Car-free Weekend for the second time this year, to share their love for our natural heritage.

 

ART JAM

 

Telok Ayer Square

8am – 12pm

 

Come create a lasting Local Hero keychain with us at Telok Ayer Square!

THIAN HOCK KENG MURAL

 

Thian Hock Keng rear wall along Amoy Street

Commissioned by Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan and painted by artist Yip Yew Chong, the heritage mural for Thian Hock Keng depicts the voyage of the early Hokkien immigrants with a focus on their early lives when they settled in Telok Ayer and Amoy Street, their tenacity and resilience, and their contribution towards Singapore’s nation building.

 

SINGAPORE REALLY REALLY FREE MARKET

 

Amoy Street

8am – 12pm

 

Singapore Really Really Free Market (SRRFM) is a temporary market based on the concept of giving and building a community based on sharing resources, caring for one another and improving the collective lives of all. Everyone is welcome to give what you can and take what you need. Come share your stuff (books, CDs, toys, food, etc) or skills (tarot card reading, hair cutting, poetry writing, singing)!

PILATES WORKOUT

 

Telok Ayer Green

8am – 12pm

 

Join in for a Sunday fitness workout with us at the heart of Telok Ayer.

LIFE AND SOUL: HISTORIC PLACES OF WORSHIP IN TELOK AYER

 

Telok Ayer

9am – 12pm

 

Maximum capacity: 30

Rate per person: $20 (SHS members) | $30 (Public)

 

To commemorate the Singapore Bicentennial, Singapore Heritage Society (SHS) is conducting a four-part walking workshop series based on a research project on 21 historic places of worship in Telok Ayer, Tanjong Pagar, and Tanjong Malang. The second-part is a three-hour walking workshop in Telok Ayer, conducted by SHS researchers. It focuses on how six places of worship stay relevant and add to the vibrancy of modern Singapore. The trail covers Fuk Tak Chi Museum, Ying Fo Fui Kun, Nagore Dargah, Singapore Yu Huang Gong, Masjid Al Abrar, and Thian Hock Keng temple. This project is supported by the National Integration Council, National Heritage Board, Our SG Fund, Urban Redevelopment Authority, and Singapore Bicentennial Committee.

 

Sign up at HERE

 

PIONEER TRAIL ALONG ANN SIANG HILL AND TELOK AYER GREEN BY NPARKS

 

Tanjong Pagar MRT station (Exit G, street level)

10am – 12pm

 

Learn about the trade and ways of life of Singapore’s early immigrants in this walking trail in a quiet enclave amid the hustle and bustle of Chinatown. Visit places of worship and old shop houses built in the 1800s. Spice up your walk with a close look at interesting fruit and spice trees planted along the way and visit the old well at the foot of Ann Siang Hill. Register at HERE!

 

 HPB: TEAM MORE VS TEAM LESS

 

Telok Ayer Conservation Area / Civic District

8am – 12pm

 

HPB will be at the Car-Free Weekend to help you find out how to achieve a balance between moving more and eating right with the ‘Team More vs Team Less’ quiz.

 

MINGGU, 27 OKTOBER 2019 @ CIVIC DISTRICT

MOVE HAPPY CYCLING FESTIVAL

 

Empress Lawn, in front of Victoria Theatre

8am – 12pm

Celebrate the joys of cycling at the 2nd Move Happy Cycling Festival, organised by the Land Transport Authority. Key highlights of the event include:

  • The 5KM Heritage Hunt – Follow clues and uncover places of interest along the Car-Free Sunday route to earn yourself an exclusive ride pack.

     

  • Cycling-themed Game Booths – Complete five games and redeem a free goodie bag.

     

  • Cycling Circuits – Put your cycling skills to the test at exciting bicycle handling courses such as the ‘Snail Race’ and ‘Elemental Challenge’.

     

  • Kids’ Balance Bike Tryout Zones – Bring your little ones to try out balance bikes in a fun mini circuit, suitable for children aged 2 years and above. For kids at higher cycling proficiency levels, they can also have a go at the mini pump track sponsored by Ngee Ann City.

     

  • Partner Booths by Brompton Bicycle, Decathlon, The Cycling Chap, Ageless Bicyclists, and personal mobility insurance providers.               

     

  • Shared Bicycle Rentals by operators Anywheel and SGBike

 

Find out more HERE!

 

PARKS FESTIVAL

 

Esplanade Park, Connaught Drive, Empress Lawn

8.30am – 12pm

Don’t worry if you missed out on the festivities on Saturday – Parks Festival continues through to Sunday! Visit here for more details.

 

  • SHOP: Enjoy some retail therapy at the whopping 120 stalls lining the waterfront promenade at Queen Elizabeth Walk, with products ranging from plants, art and craft pieces to sweet treats and toys for your pets.
  • EAT: Featuring food stalls serving Malay delights, gelato, gourmet marshmallows, artisanal beverages and snacks to satisfy your hunger pangs.
  • PLAY: Get active at the Kids’ Play Zone at Angsana Lawn with an outdoor ball pit, bouncy castles, and the ActiveSG Imagination Playground, where kids can design their own course of play.
  • LOVE: Enjoy a Pets’ Day Out with your furry friends, featuring a day of fun activities for pets and their hoomans. Highlights include an Indoor Dog Run, free pet health checks and micro-chipping sessions (prior registration to be done HERE!, the Petzmania programme for children aged 7-12 to learn basic pet care (prior registration required at nparks_programmes_events@nparks.gov.sg), dog agility courses and dog obedience clinics.

 

ACTIVESG SPORTY SUNDAY

          
Connaught Drive
8.30am – 11.30am

 

Join us for some fun under the sun this Sunday morning. Get active this Car Free Sunday with our family-friendly ActiveSG sport try-outs! Indulge in activities such as Move Better with our ActiveSG Youth Leaders and learn ways to be a fitter version of yourself!

HYDRATE WITH POCARI SWEAT

 

St Andrew’s Road

8.30am – 11.30am

Simply like and follow the POCARI SWEAT Facebook page for a free 330ml can of POCARI SWEAT. To redeem a limited edition POCARI SWEAT LED Running Belt, snap and upload a photo with your POCARI SWEAT drink with hashtags #PocariSG #CarFreeSundaySG at a redemption booth at St Andrew’s Road. Redemption limited to first 50 participants, on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

COMMUNITY TRISHAW RIDES

 

St Andrew’s Road (in front of Padang Entrance, National Gallery Singapore)

9am – 11am

 

Here’s a chance for the less mobile, in particular the elderly, to experience wind in their hair along the car-free route, in trishaws powered by volunteers! This initiative is funded by cycling enthusiast and founder of Jolly Riders Mr Han Jok Kwang. Participants can choose to get a ride from volunteers to take in the sights of the city, or choose to operate the trishaw personally to ferry their elderly family members or friends. Priority will be given to those who are less mobile, in particular the elderly, and on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

VCH ATRIUM PERFORMANCES: SYMPHONY IN THE CITY

 

Victoria Concert Hall Atrium

10am to 10.45am / 11am to 11.30am

 

Enjoy your morning at the Victoria Concert Hall Atrium with music performed by talented musicians. This event features a diverse line-up including pianists, vocalists, pipa player Anne Ying Altorfer-Ong, and harpist Renee Yadav, Winner of the Young Talents Project 2017 Junior Category. Presented by your favourite Symphony 92.4FM presenters, join us and start your Sunday right!

CIVIC DISTRICT TREE TRAIL BY NPARKS

 

Raffles Landing (white Raffles statue behind Asian Civilisations Museum)

9am – 10.30am

 

The Civic District Tree Trail takes you through Singapore’s historic Civic District where you will be awed by many majestic and interesting trees, some of which have stood tall for many generations and witnessed the transformation and progress of Singapore through the years. Join us as we take you through part of the trail starting from the entrance of the Raffles Landing to CHIJMES. Register at HERE!

HPB: TEAM MORE VS TEAM LESS

Telok Ayer Conservation Area / Civic District

8am – 12pm

HPB will be at the Car-Free Weekend to help you find out how to achieve a balance between moving more and eating right with the ‘Team More vs Team Less’ quiz.

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