It’s the last quarter of 2021! October is a month of celebrations with Children’s Day, PSLE Marking Days and Halloween to look forward to! It’s also a nerve-wracking period for students (and parents) who are taking the PSLE!

(Note: 22 Oct 2021 has been declared a school holiday for Primary Schools)

Check out our list of online and offline happenings in Singapore for October 2021 if you’re looking for ideas on how to spend the day or week. Stay safe and healthy and remember to practise social distancing!

1. Agape Little Uni.’s Preschool & Infant Care Open House

Agape Little Uni

Experience a whole new world of learning & play with our state-of-the-art aerial playgrounds designed by an award-winning specialist, hydroponics stations, eco gardens and continuously progressive campuses.

Visit us during our upcoming open house days and speak with our Agape early childhood specialist teams to understand how we can support and partner you in developing your child. Book your appointment slot here.

For more information, visit Agape Little Uni.’s Preschool & Infant Care Open House.


2. The New Age Parents Awards 2021

The New Age Parents Editor's Awards 2021

Congratulations to the following brands on being selected as The New Age Parents Editor’s Awards 2021 (Education)!

Read about The New Age Parents Awards 2021 and answer some simple questions to stand a chance to win. The contest for TNAP Editor’s Awards Education category is ongoing now and will end on 8 October! Visit TNAP Awards 2021 Contest to participate now. Good luck!

For more information, visit The New Age Parents Awards 2021 (Education).

P.S. The New Age Parents Awards 2021 (Mum and Baby Care) Contest will start on 10 October 2021.


Autumn Oct 2021 LDB

3. SGF Horticulture Show

SGF Hort Show 2021

This year’s SGF Hort Show will run from 9 to 31 October 2021 with a hybrid programme comprising virtual and physical activities. The virtual programme includes a variety of talks, workshops as well as an e-marketplace to enable members of the public to shop from the comfort of their homes. On-site displays will take place at two locales, namely Singapore Botanic Gardens from 9 to 17 October and Jurong Lake Gardens from 23 to 31 October 2021. Entry to the show grounds will be free, and details to manage crowd size in accordance with safe management measures will be advised closer to the event dates.

Date: 9 to 31 October 2021

For more information, visit SGF Horticulture Show.


4. Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival

Got that wishlist with your favourite brands that you’ve been longing to cart out? If your answer is yes, your chance is here with the Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival! Celebrate Shopee Mall’s 5th Anniversary and shop for 100% Authentic Brands, with a whopping Daily 25% Cashback and $1 Million Worth of Vouchers. To top it off, enjoy free shipping and 15 days return on all Shopee Mall purchases!

Reward yourselves this October, earn points from your purchases and be among their top 100 players to stand a chance to Shop & Win $50,000 Cash, with a point earned for every dollar spent! Double your points with every purchase on Shopee Mall and get to earn an additional 500 points for new Shopee users. What’s more, with prizes from Samsung and Nintendo worth over $6000 and $10 off no minimum spend vouchers, so start chalking up those points!

Date: 22 September to 10 October 2021

For more information, visit here.


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5. Use Your RoadSense Virtual Show

Use Your RoadSense Virtual Show

Tune in to the Traffic Police’s first-ever Use Your RoadSense Virtual Show which will feature expert views on road user behaviour, physical and psychological trauma faced by road users and more from notable speakers like Dr. William Wan, General Secretary of the Singapore Kindness Movement, Adjunct Assistant Prof Teo Li-Tserng, Director of Trauma Services at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Director of the Central Region Trauma Services, Dr. Hing Siong Chen, President of the Singapore Cycling Federation and even some local celebrities.

Viewers can catch a rare view of TP’s iconic vehicles and take part in contests with cool giveaways.

Date: 12 October 2021
Time: 8pm – 9pm
Where: Use Your RoadSense Virtual Show Facebook page & Singapore Police Force YouTube channel
Admission: Free


6. LEGO® Campaign Rebuild the World

TNAP x LEGO Polybags giveaway

Play is undeniably essential for children. 91% of parents surveyed in the LEGO Play Well Global Study 2020 shared that playing with toys such as LEGO bricks has helped their children to develop problem solving skills. The campaign aims to echo this by partnering local early learning and parenting coaches alongside parents to share their experiences as well as tips for parents through weekly Instagram Live sessions in October 2021.

We are giving away 100 LEGO Polybags. For more information, visit LEGO® Campaign Rebuild the World.


7. Close Comfort Portable Ductless Air Conditioner Giveaway

Close Comfort X The New Age Parents Giveaway

The Cool Focus is an environmentally friendly portable aircon that uses 75% less electricity than that of the standard ACs (300 Watts). Emitting less than 50% CO2 and using up 80% less refrigerants than normal split system ACs, Close Comfort aims to cool the world without causing harm to it.

We are giving away 2 units of Close Comfort Portable Air Con (worth SGD699 per unit). For more information, visit Close Comfort Portable Ductless Air Conditioner Giveaway.


8. NECDC Mental Wellness Dialogue

Mindful Parenting PA 2021

North East CDC, SingHealth and TOUCH Community Services are co-organising Mindful Parenting: You Matter, Your Child Matters – a virtual dialogue session addressing the Transition from Preschool to Primary school and Mental Wellness matters for parents and caregivers for children of age 6 to 9 years old.

Mindful Parenting: You Matter, Your Child Matters
Date: 23 October 2021
Time: 10am – 11.30am
Venue: Zoom Webinar (Zoom link will be sent to registered participants 2 to 3 days before the event)

Do register by clicking on this link.


9. Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Themed “Buddy Up To Beat Breast Cancer”, the national Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) 2021 Campaign led by Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) aims to encourage women to go for mammogram screening and raise breast cancer awareness with the support of their family and peers by opening up conversations that may help to overcome their fear, anxiety and uncertainty. With the support from within their circle, the committee hopes that everyone will take the first step towards beating breast cancer.

For more information, visit Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021.



10. My Memory Quilt

My Memory Quilt

At My Memory Quilt, we create handcrafted patchwork memory quilts and cushion covers with your beloved children’s clothing. No two quilts are the same as they are made with not just any children’s clothing but yours. A memory quilt is a perfect family heirloom that can be passed down for generations to come.

So, instead of keeping the clothings that your children have outgrown in bags lying around in your closets, bring them to us to help you make them into meaningful keepsakes that you can treasure for life!

For more information, visit here.


11. The Pilot Super Grip G Ocean Pen

Pilot Super Grip G Ocean Pen

The Pilot Super Grip G Ocean Pen has finally arrived in Singapore! This eco-friendly ball pen is part of Pilot’s BeGreen Series and is manufactured from recycled materials and tonnes of ocean plastic waste collected from the sea around Japan. The pen contains 2% of ocean plastic content (excluding its refill) with a rate of 74.1% of recycled materials used in its production. Fitted with ‘Grid Grip’ for secure writing and maximum comfort, it is a great pen for students and professionals. The Pilot Super Grip G Ocean retails at S$1.60 each and is now available at all major bookstores.


12. “Make a Child Happy This Children’s Day” Fundraising Campaign

Make a Child Happy This Children's Day Campaign

This Children’s Day, JCI Mandarin Singapore, a non-profit youth organisation is supporting Singapore Children’s Society to put smiles on the faces of children and youths in need through an online fundraising campaign.

Ending on 31st October, the theme of this ongoing fundraising campaign is “Make a Child Happy This Children’s Day“. This is done through the Give2Children (G2C) platform, the crowdfunding platform which is created by Singapore Children’s Society.

Make your donation here. Donating is simple and secure. All funds raised will go directly to the general funds of Singapore Children’s Society. Your donation qualifies for 2.5 times tax deduction.



13. Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids Virtual Race

Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids RacePhoto credit: IRONMAN Asia

With the theme “Make it a Family Affair”, the virtual event will be held between 16 to 31 October 2021, and will allow registered child to take part in two races – 2KM and 4KM distances – where they can compete with other children from Singapore and the rest of the world. As it is a virtual event, participants can run safely anytime (within the race period) and anywhere, and their results will be recorded on the Virtual Club platform.

Date: 16 to 31 October 2021

For more information, visit Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon (SCSM) Kids Virtual Race.


14. Ride For Rainbows 2021

Ride for Rainbows 2021

The non-profit and children’s charity, Club Rainbow, aims to raise $600,000 while raising awareness for its cause and encouraging an active lifestyle through cycling. This year, participating riders can have more fun virtually by earning more hearts as they garner more funds. As the participants earn more hearts, they can level up to the next tier and unlock new rewards.

Date: 8 to 31 October 2021
Time: Anytime within the abovementioned period
Venue: Anywhere within Singapore

For more information, visit Ride For Rainbows 2021.


15. Tulipmania Floral Display

Tulipmania Gardens by the Bay 2021

At this year’s display, called Tulipmania – Its Wild Origins (梦幻郁金香), visitors can imagine themselves following in the footsteps of Kazakh nomadic tribes, who once traipsed across the foothills of Tien Shan, the great mountain system of Central Asia and the place where tulips were believed to have first appeared.

Tulipmania – Its Wild Origins will run until November 14. For the first time, there will be an online component, and visitors can watch videos of the floral display from the comfort of their homes. These videos will be posted on Gardens by the Bay’s Facebook and website progressively from 7 October.

Date: 7 October to 14 November 2021
Time: 9am 9pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit Tulipmania Floral Display.


16. Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2021

The annual Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival is held in conjunction with the Singapore Garden Festival Horticulture Show (SGF Hort Show). To celebrate the Gardens’ rich heritage, the Horticultural Competition of the SGF Hort Show will be held at the Plant House Garden, which today is a garden comprising a grass quadrangle surrounded by pergolas with a central water lily pond. The feature is named for the former Plant House that was built here in 1882 to host public flower shows and displays of potted plants and annuals.

From 9 to 17 October 2021, the Gardens will bring you through a fun-filled journey with activities such as tours, concert and DIY Trail virtually!

Date: 7 October to 14 November 2021
Time: 9am 9pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit Tulipmania Floral Display.


17. Happy Hour at ACM: WONDERLUST

Happy Hour at ACMHappy Hour at ACM. Image credit: Asian Civilisations Museum

Indulge in your desire to escape. Let our artists transport you imaginatively as they reinterpret objects from the ACM collection. Journey through the experiences on display or get up close and personal in an artist workshop. Wonder and wander with us – Happy Hour at ACM.

Date: 8 to 15 October 2021
Admission: Free admission to programmes


18. ACM Adventures: A Royal Time

ACM AdventuresACMA KV Logo. Image credit: Asian Civilisations Museum

This month, journey with us to the royal courts of India via the amazing craftsmanship in ACM’s Court and Company Gallery. Experience the sights and sounds through storytelling, drama performances, and craft activities inspired by objects on display.

Date: 15 October 2021
Time: 1 – 5pm
Venue: Online and at Asian Civilisations Museum
Admission: Free admission


19. Habitat for Humanity Singapore Carnival Fun-raiser

Habitat for Humanity Singapore Carnival Fun-Raiser

In commemoration of World Habitat Day (4th Oct) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17th Oct), join us at Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s Carnival Fun-Raiser! We have gathered a whole bunch of amazing makers, performers and subject matter experts, and they will be dishing out an exciting line-up of workshops and performances to raise funds for the Habitat cause. Secure your spot in your session of choice by donating a token sum. See you there!

Date: 4 to 17 October 2021
Price range: $5-80 (varies with session chosen)

Terms and conditions, as well as minimum donation amount, vary with each session

For more information, visit here.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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