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There’s a new indoor playground in Horsecity with slides, ball pools, a herb garden and guppies fishing, there’s news of Jurong Bird Park closing, the exhibit Minions are finally opening, and more!

What’s new? We bring you news of a new indoor playground where kids can feed ponies, jump in ball pits and even go guppy “fishing”; Minions themed exhibit A Minion’s point of view finally opens; there’s a new tufting club on the scene (don’t miss our promo code for 15% off); we covet the summer outfits of Lady Sel Boutique; Opening of XCL World Academy (XWA) school visits; Uglyfood has clearance groceries (and get 10% off your first order) and Think Academy International has new September vacation math classes to sign up for!

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Opening of a new exhibition on the theme of Minions!

A Minion Perspective Experience at Resorts World Sentosa opens September 3! This international traveling exhibit is based on the world’s most popular animated film franchise, Despicable Me and Minions from Illumination. ⁠There will be eight themed areas, with lots of hands-on activities and life-size characters such as the infamous The Vicious 6, Gru and Dr Nefario, the adorable girls and of course the Minions. ⁠Kids will be excited to test out the fart gun (of course) in Gru’s lab, trying out immersive goggles, designing their own Minion, and taking pictures with their favorite characters. There will even be the chance to learn to dance like Balthazar Bratt.⁠ Click here for tickets from $25

A Minion Perspective Experience, September 3 – January 2, 2023⁠, ​​10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Resorts World Sentosa


Impressions Kids Club: indoor playground in Horsecity

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Impressions Kids Club, the multi-experience indoor playground is now open at Horsecity. The Kids Club Playzone has three main areas, including an indoor play area with slides, a trampoline, obstacle courses, swings and a ball pit! There is also a nature play area with an herb and vegetable garden and every month there is a special event where the children can harvest, cut and feed carrots to the ponies in the private stables! That’s not all, there is also a sand play area, a mini pond for “kampong fishing” and a Kids Club experience area with a small spa room and a playroom with baby- football, air hockey, billiards and table tennis! Admission to the Impressions Kids Club includes a monthly activity in one of four themes: Creative, Concoction, Experiences or Discovery. Parents in a hurry, you’ll be happy to know that there’s also a drop-off option with babysitting services! Admission starts from $25 for 1 hour for non-members and note that non-slip socks are required.


Lady Sel Boutique: summer clothes and accessories

salt lady shop

Think beach style is just for poolside cravings or Bali vacations? Think again ! Lady Sel Boutique offers versatile designs that can be styled and worn whenever and however you want! Inspired by beach destinations, exotic prints and colors, Lady Sel Boutique is an inclusive beach concept brand for all age and gender groups. Think fun and vibrant clothing, accessories, tote bags and beachy home decor, from cushion cover designs to handmade lamp shades. Turn daywear into smart casual wear with the clever addition of their accessories, from handmade headbands to earrings and mini handbag beauties. Whether you’re looking for flowy casual pieces, kaftans or dresses that evoke the spirit of the holidays, we love Lady Sel Boutique’s slogan “Everyone deserves a little piece of heaven!”

Lady Salt Shop,www.ladyselboutique.com


Jurong Bird Park closes on January 3, 2023

Jurong Bird Park (Image: Singapore Wildlife Reserves)

Jurong Bird Park is closing on January 3, 2023, as preparations begin to move to a brand new home at Bird Paradise in Mandai Wildlife Sanctuary. From September 3, 2022 to January 3, 2023, meet for An unforgettable flight to celebrate the legacy and rich heritage of Jurong Bird Park. Explore Jurong Bird Park on a staff-curated trail, and also look forward to the launch of a signature nostalgic tour in November, where knowledgeable guides will take you through the history of the park. Reservations for the tour will open on October 19, 2022. A nostalgic dining experience will also launch in November with traditional handcarts selling local hawker dishes and carnival activities to elevate the festive spirit. We’re sad to see this bird park with the famous waterfall and free-flying birds go, but excited to see what the next chapter will bring!

Jurong Bird Park, www.mandai.com


Everytuft: Tufting workshops for young and old

Do you like arts and crafts? Have you ever tried quilting (the art of creating your own unique rug)? Everytuft is a tufting studio that was started by two friends who quit their jobs in pursuit of their dream and shared love for crafting! Tufting workshops at Everytuft are more than just tufting lessons – they provide a community and space for those with the same passion for arts and crafts to share their tufting knowledge and tips. Tufting workshops are theme and goal based. If you are a beginner, start with the 1h30 workshop. There’s even a tufting workshop for kids with the Tiny Tuftie session for kids 10 and under!

sassy moms get 15% off for the months of September and October using the code TUFTASSY.


XCL World Academy (XWA): School visits are open

International Schools Singapore - XCL World Academy Student Science Project

XCL World Academy (XWA) provides a rigorous and balanced education for students aged 2 to 18, from kindergarten through the full International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. This school strongly believes in future-proofing your child by allowing them to embark on a self-directed journey to become competent and caring young individuals with the skills and knowledge to be ready for the jobs of tomorrow. XWA prides itself on its world-class curriculum, highly experienced teachers, tight-knit community with small class sizes, and caring pastoral care. Interested to know more? Book an upcoming school visit to meet and chat with staff members, and see teaching and learning in action. Register now: 28e September, 10 a.m. (Physical visit) or 7 p.m.e October, 10 a.m. (Virtual visit).

XCL Global Academy, 2 Yishun Street 42, Singapore 768039, [email protected]Such. : (+65) 6871 8835, www.xwa.edu.sg


Uglyfood: Liquidation vegetables, fruits, alcohol

ugly food
Image: Pexel

Have you ever heard of Uglyfood? They are on a mission to eliminate food waste and revamp the food ecosystem in Singapore. They do this by selling groceries – vegetables, fruits and other items online. These items are either surplus or “ugly goods”. You can save a few bucks by shopping the clearance/flash sale items and help save perfectly edible surplus food. Some products are only available for a limited time but we spotted 4 x Peroni Nastro Azzuro at $12 (UP $25), bottles of Peroni Leggera at $1.95 (up to $5), AUS Angus Grass Beef at $4.90 (TOP $10.90) plus inexpensive vegetables and fruits and more!

Get 10% off your first order now!
www.store.uglyfood.com.sg


Think Academy International: New math classes for September vacation

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Part of the NYSE-listed TAL Education Group, Think Academy Singapore aims to instill the joy of learning math! Award-winning and experienced teachers from top universities teach interactive online and offline lessons to children aged 5-12. Children learn essential math concepts and develop application skills essential for primary schools and MOE International Schools. This September vacation, look for a range of courses from Calculus Bootcamp (Primary 1), Model Drawing (Primary 2) and Mathematics Competition Selection Test (P1-6). Math is made fun with interactive teaching methods to encourage participation. Kids will have the opportunity to collect badges, crowns and coins, which can be used to redeem exclusive gifts from the Gift Shop. Book a free math skills assessment for your 5-year-old to assess their level of school readiness.

Sign up here to trade a Primary Computing Bootcamp 1 Free (UP$70) or Primary 2 Pattern Drawing Short Course (UP$105) using codes SASSYTAP1 and SASSYTAP2. Limited to the first 20 readers only!

Think Academy Singapore, Tel: (+65 82853984), www.thinkacademy.sg

Fun stuff or thrills for the whole family at USS

Trick or Treat Halloween USS

Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Event, Trick or thrillss, returns from September 7 to November 6, 2022, offering families a fun, non-scary Halloween experience, with the opportunity to come dressed in your best Halloween, participate in tricks or treats, meet and greet each other and much more! Meet Illumination’s Minion Monsters and Gru’s Girls, plus stars from DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar, and join all-new characters like the Sweet & Sour Squad in an exciting procession throughout the park (be sure to collect their creations sweet)! Don’t forget to come in your Halloween outfit because the best costumes have a chance to win attractive prizes. Daytime Halloween activities are included in regular admission to Universal Studios Singapore. Families can opt for the $268 Fun Frights Family Package, which includes admission for two adults and one child, Halloween meals and coupons.

Trick or thrills, September 7 to November 6, 2022, Universal Studios Singapore www.rwsentosa.com/trickorthrills


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