We’re now well into August, and Singapore’s in full party mode as the nation celebrates its 54th birthday. Catch the live screening of the parade over BBQ and beers and dance the weekend away at Tanjong Beach Club’s 10-year anniversary party. Or, how about celebrating the city’s unique culture heritage with the month-long Singapore River Festival?

G Talk Singapore: Mindful Eating & Optimal Health

Food plays a huge part in our lives, but we don’t really focus much on why and how we consume them. The food we choose to consume affects us both physically and mentally, altering our energy levels and emotional state. Join naturopath, nutritionist and mindful eating teacher, Tiffany Wee, as she highlights the connection between mindful eating practices and weight management and the importance of establishing and maintaining a healthy relationship with our food!

G Talk Singapore: Mindful Eating & Optimal Health is happening on 7 August 2019, from 6.30pm – 8pm at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar, 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980. Registration starts at 6pm. Entry is free.

Astral Projector

Join host Interstellar for Astral Projector, where children of the cosmos get together and revel in a night of music across genres. Groove to the beat of House, Techno and Experimental tunes from acts such as KEKKO, Atika Altar and XL31 as they bring you on an audio journey across the cosmic landscape of our universe.

Astral Projector is happening on 8 August 2019, from 10pm – late at Intermission Bar, 6001 Beach Rd, #05-00, Singapore 199589. Entry is free.

Majulah BBQ and National Day Screening

With Singapore’s 54th birthday celebrations in full bloom this week, kick back and enjoy a day of fun and win prizes at Orh Gao Taproom, with games of yesteryear such as Country Erasers and Chapteh in this modern take on Singapore’s traditional kopitiam. Come sundown, watch the live screening of the spectacular National Day Parade while having local BBQ favourites like Sambal Stingray, Fish Otah and Chicken Satay. Wash it down with local craft beers from a curated list and you’ll have the perfect National Day celebration to kick-start the long weekend.

Majulah BBQ and National Day Screening is happening on 9 August 2019 from 5pm – 12am at Orh Gao Taproom, 10 Jln Serene, Serene Centre, #01-03, Singapore 258748.

Tanjong Beach Club Presents: Tanjong Paradisco

Soak in the summer sun this long weekend in scenic Sentosa with Tanjong Beach Club as they celebrate a decade of partying and fun. Happening on Singapore’s best strip across a two-day bonanza, this weekend long party is packed with activities for all – little tykes and dogs included. Start the day with beachside yoga organised by the folks at Yoga Movement before indulging in the biggest and booziest bottomless brunch while boogie-ing on the beach with DJs from The Council and CÉ LA VI. There’s something for everyone as you have fun under the sun.

Tanjong Paradisco is happening on 10 and 11 August 2019 from 9.30am – late at Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 098942. Sunday passes start from S$65 onwards. Entry on Saturday is free.

Your River Your Vibe – Singapore River Festival 2019

Singapore River Festival is back for its fifth year with highlight events across the three quays along the iconic Singapore River. Immerse yourself in activities and performances that pay homage to the cultural diversity and heritage of Singapore set along the backdrop of the picturesque river and feast on local cuisine paired with local beer as you party the night away.

Throughout the Singapore River Festival, enjoy discounts and special prices for exhibitions and tours at partner locations around the vicinity, such as acclaimed Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei’s exhibition on Chinese art and couture at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Tourabout-Singapore’s SRF Special Free Fort Canning Tour, and unique Singapore highlight tours conducted by Monster Day Tours.

Singapore River Festival 2019 is happening from 2 August to 15 September 2019 across multiple locations around the Singapore River. Check their event page for more details.