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5 Exciting Events Happening in December 2017

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December is a month filled with thanksgiving as we wind down to the close of the year. With Christmas around the corner, it is a time for us to reflect and spend more time with the family.

With that family-centric thought in mind, here are six events that we think you can explore with your family!

Sports and Outdoor Activities

Work Great on A Great Street
What’s a better family bonding activity than some fun-filled fitness and sports event? The Work Great on A Great Street is an event organised for everyone to work out together in the great outdoors. Held at Orchard Road, this event has everything from Zumba, Yoga, Pilates to Circuit Training, K-Kardio and much more. While it is initially organised for the office workers in the Orchard Road community, families looking for some fun are joining in too. There is also health screening, health-related workshops and talks during this event, so it is an excellent chance for the family to get together for some healthy activities.

When: Now until 31 December 2017
Where: Orchard Road Area
Website: http://workgreat.orchardroad.org/upcoming-events

Santa Run
Indulge your children in some fun with Santa Run. Held every year during December, this event is organised by Make A Wish Singapore. The proceeds of the run go to Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore to help grant wishes of children with life-threatening illness. This event is a meaningful one where you can show your children how to care for others through actions. It is also a fun bonding activity for the family.

When: 9 December 2017
Time: 7.30am to 11am
Where: The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Website: http://santarunforwishes.sg

Plays and Musicals

The Nutcracker
If outdoor adventures are not your cup of tea, perhaps you would like to go on an imaginary journey with The Nutcracker. This charming Christmas spectacular promised to set your heart and feet dancing as you join young Clara on her trip to the magical Land of Snow with her Nutcracker doll turned Prince. Meet the Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy with Clara and experience the magical journey yourself. Bring your children along for the ride and let them experience the magic of Christmas with The Nutcracker.

When: 6 to 10 December 2017
Venue: Esplanade Theatre
Website: https://www.singaporedancetheatre.com/performance/the-nutcracker/

Mama White Snake
Mama White Snake is the annual production of Wild Rice as they celebrate the closing of the year. This year, Wild Rice is putting up the perfect musical for the family as they send you and your children on the epic adventure with Mama White Snake. Experience this heart-warming, yet hilarious musical with your family and laugh your way into the brand-new year!

When: 24 Nov to 16 December 2017
Venue: Drama Centre Theatre
Website: https://www.wildrice.com.sg/productions/214-mama-white-snake-2017

Shopping Experiences

Christmas Glamour @ The Fullerton Hotel
Christmas shopping is part of the fun during December. In the spirit of giving, we take pride in buying meaningful gifts for our family and friends. Cultivate the habits of giving in your children by bringing them on a meaningful Christmas shopping trip at The Fullerton Hotel. The Christmas Glamour is a fair with one-of-a-kind, fashionable and well-made products designed by local businesses. Find useful gifts for your family and friends here and help your children pick out little gifts for their friends too!

Date: 4 December 2017
Time: 10.30am to 8.30pm
Venue: The Fullerton Hotel Ballroom in the Lower Lobby
Website: https://www.theexpatfairs.com/events/christmas-glamour-at-the-fullerton-hotel/