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Where To Shop, Eat And Play This Weekend (6-8 Mar)

Kick off the first weekend of March with an interactive dinner theatre performance, sakura displays and more. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, do take the necessary precautions and read the health advisory at the end of this article. Have fun and take care!

1. #BuySingLit

Immerse yourself in the vast world of Singapore literature at #BuySingLit, which features an extensive line-up of activities for avid readers from poetry sessions to literary walking tours, spoken word performances and much more.

6 to 15 March 2020
Various locations
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2. Sakura Matsuri


Can’t visit Japan for hanami? Fret not, Gardens by the Bay is bringing the cherry blossoms to you. Witness the Flower Dome transform into a Japanese springtime landscape featuring over 20 varieties of cherry and peach blossoms, rustic Gassho-style farmhouses and torii gates.

6 to 29 March 2020
Gardens by the Bay
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3. International Women’s Day Music & Market

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a lively weekend market where girl power reigns supreme. With a grooving line-up of female DJs and performers, plenty of tasty grub and a marketplace featuring products by local female creators and entrepreneurs, this market is sure to be a blast.

8 March 2020, 4 pm to 10 pm
#01-54, Kult Yard, 195 Pearl’s Hill Terrace, Singapore 168976
Find out more here

4. Hurstville: The Heir

Travel back in time to the 1930s with Hurstville: The Heir, an immersive dinner theatre where you can affect the fates of various characters through interactions with the performers and even determine how the story ends. Even dinner is part of the experience: Enjoy a 3-course banquet hosted by the villagers of Hurstville as part of the story, with both vegan and non-vegan options available.

8 March to 20 April 2020
265 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058814
Find out more here

Health Advisory

Travellers and members of the public should adopt the following precautions at all times:

- Avoid contact with live animals including poultry and birds, and consumption of raw and undercooked meats;
- Avoid crowded places and close contact with people who are unwell or showing symptoms of illness;
- Observe good personal hygiene;
- Practise frequent hand washing with soap (e.g. before handling food or eating, after going to toilet, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or sneezing);
- Wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms such as a cough or runny nose;
- Cover your mouth with a tissue paper when coughing or sneezing, and dispose the soiled tissue paper in the rubbish bin immediately; and
- Seek medical attention promptly if you are feeling unwell.

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