29 May '16, 6am

Families celebrated at fourth Car-Free Sunday SG in Singapore's Civic District

Families celebrated at fourth Car-Free Sunday SG in Singapore's Civic District

SINGAPORE - A slight morning rain rang in the fourth Car-Free Sunday SG in the Republic's Civic District, but it could not keep the picnickers, walkers, cyclists and even pet-owners off the streets that was once the domain only for vehicles. Thankfully, the skies cleared in time for the Families for Life Walk, which Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin flagged off at 7.30am. About 13,000 registered participants enjoyed basking in the sun as they strolled the 1.5 km from the National Gallery Singapore to the Empress Lawn, where they were greeted with music, food and the chance to take part in a fitness workout. The walk is part of an annual celebration to promote resilient families organised by non-profit organisation Families for Life. Other than the breakfast picnic, participants can also take their families on walking trails, or enjoy a film screening...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/families-celebrated...

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