With International Women’s Day coming up (8 March 2017), here are some ways you can celebrate the occasion in Singapore.
Afternoon Tea at Fullerton Hotel
The Fullerton Hotel will be celebrating women for the month of March with their “Fullerton Celebrates Women” campaign. Not only will the hotel be hosting an art exhibition titled Les Ailes d’une Femme (Wings of a Woman), there will also be a special International Women’s Day Afternoon tea at The Courtyard created by its executive pastry chef Enrico Pezzelato.
The tea comprises seven savouries and eight sweets that feature all-natural ingredients such as carrots, saffron, corn and oranges. Enjoy creations such as Smoked Duck with Roasted Yellow Capsicum and Orange on Saffron Roll, as well as sweet delights such as Mango Profiteroles and of course, freshly baked scones. Priced at S$48 (including free-flow tea and coffee), each tea set sold will see The Fullerton Hotel Singapore donate S$5 to SCWO Service Fund in support of marginalised women.
For reservations at The Courtyard, please call (65) 6877 8911/8912 or email [email protected]
Spa Treat at Mandarin Oriental
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Spa will be having a one-day promotion in celebration of International Women’s Day where women who book a body massage will get to enjoy a complimentary manicure as well. This is only valid on 8 March 2017 so don’t miss out on this opportunity.
S$210++ for a 60-minute massage, and S$270++ for a 90-minute massage.
Lunch at Gordon Grill
Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a special weekday lunch at Goodwood Park Hotel’s Gordon Grill this March. With a minimum of three dining ladies, you can enjoy a three-course meal at just S$38++ per person. Savour dishes the likes of Chilled Seaweed Pasta with Stone Crab and Avruga Caviar, Braised Garlic Butter Chicken Thigh with Idaho mash and Seasonal Vegetables as well as Chocolate Mousse with Baileys Irish Cream. As an additional treat, ladies get to enjoy 38 per cent off every order of the restaurant’s signature Crêpe Suzette.
For reservations, please email [email protected]
Join a Charity Drive at Embrace Jewellery
In conjunction with International Women’s Day, multi-brand jewellery store Embrace Jewellery will be organising The Re-Embrace Charity Drive in partnership with The Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation (SCWO). Kicking off on 8 March 2017, the aim is to encourage people to donate their pre-loved jewellery pieces which will then be re-sold at SCWO’s New2U Thrift Shop.
Proceeds will go towards Star Shelter, a crisis shelter that provides a safe temporary refuge for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence, and other SCWO initiatives. Do note that only a minimum of three pieces of costume jewellery or accessories (in good condition) will be accepted and in return, each donor will receive a S$5 gift voucher that can be redeemed at Embrace Jewellery as well as a chance to take part in a lucky draw with jewellery prizes worth over S$2,000 to be won.
The public can donate their pre-loved jewellery and accessories at the following locations:
- Embrace Jewellery at Takashimaya Level 3, The Giftbox
- Kai Life at Holland Road Shopping Centre, #02-04
- Kai Life at Great World City, #02-K4