Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (13-15 June 2014)

By Anjali RaguramanEvents - 13 June 2014 12:00 AM | Updated 2:55 PM

TGIF!: Your weekend guide (13-15 June 2014)

Father’s Day

We hope you haven’t forgotten that it’s father’s day this Sunday, June 15. If you haven’t decided where to take your dad out for a much deserved meal, check out what to eat for Father’s Day here.  There are plenty of meat and beer options, and bookable restaurants.

Down pints of craft beer with your dad while enjoying a spectacular view of the city at Level 33 this Father’s Day

And in case you need some last minute ideas on what to get your dad, this Father’s Day gift guideshould do the trick.

World Cup action

It’s also the opening weekend of the most watched sporting event in the world. If you’re clueless about the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, make sure to get the down low via our handy A to Z guide.

Find out which pubs, restaurants and community centres you can catch your favourite teams at for the World Cup

We have a full list of recommendations of where to watch the World Cup. It’ll tell you where to go to watch matches with Holland, England or Germany fans, and where to catch free screenings with your neighbours at your nearest community club.

You can also catch live screenings of the midnight World Cup matches at Beerfest Asiafrom 12 to 16 June. The festival returns for its sixth year and this time there are over 400 beers, ciders and whiskies on sale. It’s an alcoholic dream but to help you pace yourself drink by drink, here’s a survival guide to Beerfest.

But if you’re planning to host a game night in your home, here’s a list of party snacks you can prepare for the World Cup thanks to our friends over at HungryGoWhere.com

Iranian film 'Offside' will be shown at the Screening Room on Saturday

For an evening of women’s football, head down the Screening Room on Saturday, 14 June where 2006 Iranian film ‘Offside’ is playing. The film follows a group of teenage girls who try to sneak past stadium guards in Iran, where women aren’t allowed at mens’ sporting events. There will also be a post-screening dialogue with members of the Women’s national football team.

Kids & family

We’re well into the school holidays now, and if you’re hard pressed for ideas on what to do with the kids, here are 9 things to do during the June school holidays. From family-friendly cycling sports to the top 10 wildlife spots in Singapore, our June school holiday guide is chock full of ideas too.

Head down to the Singapore Philatelic Museum to catch The League Against Evil – A DC Superheroes Exhibition

Music & nightlife

Hostess Club Weekender and its stellar indie lineup might have been cancelled, but there’s still plenty more great music to catch in Singapore this weekend.

As her song goes, ‘Anything could happen’ at pop star Ellie Goulding’s concert at the Star Performing Arts Theatre tonight. She returns to Singapore after less than a year, armed with even more hits like ‘Burn’ and ‘Beating Heart’.

Expect smash hits like 'Anything Could Happen' at Ellie Goulding's concert 

Russian Red AKA Lourdes is no stranger to Singapore having played here three times before. The Spanish indie chanteuse returns again tonight to play at TAB, with a new album, ‘Agent Cooper’ and plenty of new hits.

The 100 bands festival which sees the largest confluence of Singapore bands, is happening over this weekend and next at the old Hougang South bus interchange (now Kovan Hub). Get familiar with local names such as Weish, Astreal, Monster Cat and  Tim De Cotta all for free. Experimental rockers Sub:shaman will also be premiering their new film ‘Outsider.

Highlights from the first weekend of the 100 bands festival at Kovan Hub

Arts & culture

The Anderson and Roe piano duetmake four hands on a piano sound good, all while reimagining classics by Mozart and even John Williams’ ‘Star Wars’ theme. They play at the Esplanade tonight.

The cirque-style theatrical spectacular Le Noir circus is playing at MBS until 29 June. Featuring former world class acrobats, musicians and comedians, this year’s show features the ‘Wheel of Death’, considered one of the most dangerous circus stunts.

For more ideas on more things to do this weekend, don’t forget to check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend and see you back here next week.