Unconventional Mother’s Day Events

We know our mums love us unconditionally, whether we give her an extravagant Mother’s Day gift or not. But even though she may nag, “aiya don’t need any present lah, just give me a grandchild,” it’s still nice to let the incredible woman in your life know how special she is by planning something equally unique.

Although the yearly ‘wine and dine’ plan is the safest option by default, it’s not often you’ll find these 8 unconventional events for mum, just for May 2017.

1. Create your own “painting” with flowers 

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Bouquets are beautiful albeit expensive. But if you want something more unique, create your own personalised “painting” with preserved flowers and mixed media. Limzy, an artist known for her “unconventional yet relatable art direction”, will be there to guide you and your mum. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Date: May 13, Saturday
Event Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Price: $155.00, tickets available here
Address: Rifle Lounge, 36 Swiss Club Road

2. Zumba with mama

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If there’s one thing mothers seem to unanimously enjoy, it’s Zumba—unless they see the word ‘free’ someplace else. So when there’s a free Zumba class on Mother’s Day, you know you can’t go wrong.

Date: May 14, Sunday
Event Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Price: Free! Register here
Address: SAFRA Mount Faber, 2 Telok Blangah Way

3. “Namaste” her worries away

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Yoga classes don’t have to be a pricey activity. This free yoga class will definitely restore her inner peace after her incessant naggings about your health/boyfriend/grades/kitchen skills. With only 20 mats available, be sure to register ASAP.

Date: May 13, Saturday
Event Time: 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: Free! Register here
Address: The Yogabar, Far East Shopping Centre #16-01, 545 Orchard Road

4. Karaoke with 8-course buffet dinner

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For family time, head over to West Box Family KTV for their fabulous Mother’s Day package. It comes with one Mother’s Day card, three hours in a private KTV room and an 8-course buffet dinner with unlimited soft drinks and hot drinks!

Date: May 13, Saturday
Event Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Price: $30.00++/pax, tickets available here
Address: West Box Family KTV, 27 West Coast Highway Viaduct

5. Dine with a Masterchef Asia contestant

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For a unique dining experience, join Masterchef Asia’s Stacey Nonis at her apartment for a Mother’s Day meal. You’ll get to see her in action at her open kitchen while enjoying good conversation, trivia, and light music.

Date: 14 May, Sunday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Price: $60.00, tickets available here
Address: 70A Telok Blangah Heights, #08-509

6. Pedicure with 4-course set lunch/dinner

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Saybons and The Nail Palace have teamed up to provide a package that includes a classic pedicure, a bowl of soup and a 4-course set lunch/dinner to enjoy concurrently! True indulgence indeed.

Date: May 14, Sunday
Event Time: Timing varies
Price: $68.00, tickets available here
Address: Bishan Junction, 9 Bishan PI

7. Get sparkling at a wine tasting event

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Get bubbly with your mum at BottlesXO’s wine tasting—from Champagne to Italian Prosecco to Provencal Rose wines, you’ll both be spoiled for choice. If both you and your mother download the BottlesXO app and email [email protected], she’ll be allowed free entry!

Date: May 11, Thursday
Event Time: 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Price: $15.00 (if you have the BottlesXO app), $20.00 (if you don’t have the app)
Address: BottlesXO Private Terrace, 89 Tong Watt Road #03-01

8. Run for breast cancer awareness

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Raise awareness for breast cancer in the early hours of Mother’s Day by joining this mass run. If you register together with your mum, one person gets to run free! There’s even a lucky draw, where three lucky participants will win products sponsored by OSIM.

Date: May 14, Sunday
Event Time: 7.00am to 11.00am
Price: $10.00
Address: National Stadium

BONUS:
Top off the festivities with a Mother’s Day personalised newspaper! For $158.36, gift your mother with an exclusive personalised front page with messages to her, as well as a tribute panel message in the classifieds!

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With these events, you’ll get to spend time with mum—which is all she truly needs. But don’t forget that what matters most is how you appreciate her every other day.