Free ArtScience Cinema screenings, MARQUEE Nightclub reopens

This month, Singapore-Desaru ferry service kicks off, Squid Game confirms Season 2, Little Farms opens at Tanglin Mall, ArtScience Cinema offers free movie screenings and more!

Big news this month! Paradise awaits in Desaru with the new ferry service departing from Singapore. The ArtScience Cinema opens with a curated schedule of award-winning films, some of which are free to watch; we’re excited to dance the night away at the newly reopened MARQUEE nightclub at Marina Bay Sands; Curiosity Kids launches its sessions of fun science experiments for children; UPGRAIN offers low carb, high fiber breads and noodles; Korean hit show Squid Game has confirmed Season 2, and check out the social enterprises and nonprofits we’re supporting this month!

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Singapore-Desaru Ferry Service Begins July 7 (Ferry Tickets On Sale Now!)

Paradise is just 90 minutes away with the new Singapore-Desaru ferry service starting July 7! Plan your weekend or New Year’s holiday and book ferry tickets now on Desaru Ferries for departures from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.
Desaru ferry ticket prices: $70/one way; $118 for a round trip
Ferry schedules:
Thursday – Sunday
Departure from Tanah Merah at 8:30 am
Depart Desaru Coast at 5:30 p.m.
Quotation DESARU0707 to take advantage of the special limited price of $98 for a return ticket! Valid until October 6, 2022.

New ArtScience Cinema offering free screenings

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Newly opened ArtScience Cinema at the ArtScience Museum offers a curated program of award-winning films such as Dunes, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The horseman. Some projections such as Fantastic Mr. Fox and where the wild things are are absolutely free while there is a special promotion for Dunes with tickets only $8. Get ready for a comfortable viewing session as ArtScience Cinema offers spacious and comfortable seats and high quality surround sound wireless headphones for a truly immersive cinematic experience.

Curiosity Kids: Fun STEM Classes and Parties for Kids

Curiosity Kids is an award-winning STEM-accredited program started by the parents of two curious children in Hong Kong. Now Curiosity Kids is in Singapore! Curiosity Kids offers hands-on, hands-on science experimentation sessions for children ages 3-9 to foster curiosity and encourage creativity. Children need to be encouraged and empowered to be curious, to be creative in problem solving, and to have the confidence to explore! In each Curiosity Kids session, children explore scientific concepts through simple yet exciting experiments. All of the experiments are done by the kids themselves, making for a really hands-on and engaging session. They offer weekly classes in selected locations, where they focus on a new topic each month. There are also private lessons (your choice of location), summer camps held at multiple locations in Singapore, online courses, and science-themed birthday parties! If you opt for their birthday party packages, simply choose from themes like Mad Science, Harry Potter or Slime Splash – all the right gear will be provided, from lab coats to test tubes and goggles!

Enjoy 20% discount on birthday packages when you pay and book by July 31, 2022! Party date must be before December 31, 2022, subject to availability.

UPGRAIN: “radically better” carbohydrates for the whole family

Looking for a better option for bread and noodles? Say goodbye to empty carbs and upgrade your pantry with UPGRAIN®️! This local food tech company is transforming the carb world with its revolutionary low carb, high fiber UPGRAIN flour. without compromise on taste. Current supermarket carb offerings tend to be high in carbs, but low in fiber. UPGRAIN does the opposite, delivering products that have the familiar taste and deliciousness we love in refined wheat foods, but with only half the carbs and six times the fiber of conventional products. Made with 100% natural ingredients, and no preservatives or harmful products either. UPGRAIN’s carbs are a great way to get nutrient-dense, gut-friendly fiber into your diet and your kids’ diet (especially if you’re not a fan of whole grains!) because it’s all made without the “high fiber” cardboard taste! Choose from a variety of delicious breads, like their popular brioche for a savory French toast or their best-selling pita for those Mediterranean mood moments, to a delicious assortment of rolls. UPGRAIN’s Asian noodles include ramen, mee pok, mee kia and free noodles – perfect pantry ingredients for when you’re in the mood for noodz! Want to see their products in person? UPGRAIN will be at Takashimaya B1 Food Hall from July 20 to August 2, 2022 (next to Cold Storage)!

Enjoy a free large grocery bag when you buy UPGRAIN products with a minimum purchase of $50! Simply enter the promo code SM_FOC. Follow UPGRAIN on instagram Where Facebook and be entitled to 10% off all purchases for July and August. Send them a direct message mentioning “SM_10” to have the promo code shared with you!

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Gourmet Grocers Little Farms opens at Tanglin Mall

There’s a new Little Farms outlet at Tanglin Mall and it looks awesome! Tanglin’s Little Farms has a lovely cafe offering all-day dining and the main deli section has the largest cheese selection of any outlet, a live artisan bakery serving some of Singapore’s finest breads by Starter Lab , a brand that recently became part of Little Farms. There is also a butcher’s counter with unusual gourmet cuts, a charcuterie counter and a vast wine section as well as a wine tasting section. Gourmands, this new spot is not to be missed!

Tanglin Small Farms02-136/138, Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247933,

Sassy Mama supports: Migrant x Me

Migrant workers are part of our Singapore community and help construct our beautiful buildings and maintain our garden city. Non-profit social enterprise Migrant x Me decided to honor their contributions with a fun playset of books and blocks – and the book is illustrated by our former That Mama and Sassy Mama Unfiltered podcast guest, Gracie Chai ! The playset is perfect for children aged 3-6 and encourages parents and children to see migrant workers in their daily lives, recognize their hard work and appreciate their contributions to Singapore. A portion is donated to their partner NGO SG Accident Help Center to support their work with injured migrant workers. The playset includes a storybook with activity pages, 6 wooden puzzle blocks (featuring 8 migrant worker professions) and a cool drawstring backpack!
Buy the Migrant x Me Book & Blocks Play Set online at $35, includes local registered shipping (1-3 days).

Sassy Mama supports: Juicestories

Cold-pressed juice for a good cause? Sign us up! Juice Stories is a social enterprise whose social mission is to promote the health of customers while providing training and employment for older workers and people with special needs, who make all 100% cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices! Their juices are available online and at their retail store in Enabling Village. The Sassy Mama team got to try a few of their blends and they were all fresh and delicious! We highly recommend them as an after school pick-me-up or just a thirst quencher on the go.
juice stories, 20 Lengkok Bahru #01-K1, Enabling Village (Nest Building), Singapore 159053,

MARQUEE nightclub reopens

MARQUEE at Marina Bay Sands reopens this weekend! If you’re a bit of a partier, you have to check this place out – the dance floor is huge, the music pumps and the vibe is out of this world! Check ticket details and DJ list before you go – we’ve heard it sells out weeks in advance!
MARQUEE Singapore, 2 Bayfront Avenue B1-67, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018972,

MBS Movies in The Sky tickets on sale!

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Do you remember the Marina Bay Sands rooftop cinema we talked about recently? Tickets are on sale now! Film titles include Little women, the greatest showman, West Side Story and more. Bring your own headphones!
Get Movies in the Sky tickets here!

The Projector takes over The Cathay

We’re so sad to hear of the closure of the iconic The Cathay Cinema (on Handy Road), but equally excited for The Projector’s pop-up cinema (named Projector X: Picturehouse) in the same location from August 23, 2022! Independent cinema has always shown cool movies and documentaries for those looking for alternative movie options in Singapore. Along with selected films and live shows, expect complimentary cocktails and craft beer from the on-site bar before and after each show!
the projector, 2 Handy Road, Singapore 229233,

Squid Game Season 2 Confirmed

Any Squid Game fans here? You will be happy to hear that the second season has been confirmed! No official release date yet, so keep your eyes peeled – or rewatch the series on Netflix to relive the incredible drama thriller!

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This article contains paid partnership content. Main image courtesy of Anantaru Desaru Coast Resort

Jerry C. Greiner