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HDB Community Week 2019

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An annual celebration of the community spirit in our heartlands, the HDB Community Week exhibits the rich tapestry of our heartland experiences, through an array of exciting and engaging activities.

Join us for HDB Community Week 2019, which will be held at Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza from 25 to 26 May 2019, and at Oasis Terraces from 1 to 2 June 2019. There will also be exciting programmes and activities happening island-wide for all to enjoy!

Participate in handicraft and recycling projects, learn about active ageing through educational talks, workshops and exhibitions, and chill out with student-led musical performances! Find out more about what we have in store for you in the heartlands below.

HDB Community Week 2019 Launch

The HDB Community Week 2019 was launched at the Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza on 25 May 2019. Our annual celebration of life in the heartlands featured an array of performances, workshops, and an exhibition showcasing our outstanding volunteers, interesting community projects, and unique features of our heartlands!

Winners of the HDB Build-a-thon 2019 were also announced at the launch. Visit HDB Build-a-thon 2019 to find out more about the winning teams and other projects!

Check out the event highlights below!

HDB Community Week 2019

Friends of Our Heartlands Appreciation Ceremony

The Friends of Our Heartlands Appreciation Ceremony is an annual event to recognise and thank our volunteers for their contributions in making a difference in the community.

This year’s Appreciation Ceremony was held at Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza on 25 May 2019. Around 170 volunteers joined us for the event and received awards for their dedication and commitment in reaching out to the community.

Check out the photos from the ceremony below!

Friends of Our Heartlands Appreciation Ceremony 2019

Good Neighbour Award

Good Neighbour Award 2019

The Good Neighbour Award (GNA) recognises and honours residents who go the extra mile to enrich their community with exemplary acts of care and neighbourliness.

Join us at Oasis Terraces on 1 June 2019 (4:00pm to 8:00pm) and 2 June 2019 (10:00am to 8:00pm) and be inspired by how 14 good neighbours brought warmth and joy to the people around them, and made a difference to their neighbourhoods.

Silver Fitness and Wellness Carnival

Tapping on HDB’s Friendly Places Lively Places Fund, Temasek Polytechnic organisedthe inaugural Silver Fitness and Wellness Carnival at Bedok Town Square, on 26 May 2019. The carnival included workshops, talks and an exhibition for the elderly. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was also signed between HDB and Temasek Polytechnic (TP) at the Carnival. The MOU will see TP students from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Diploma in Gerontology engaging the elderly through HDB’s community programmes over the next three years.

Check out the event highlights below!

Silver Fitness and Wellness Carnival

Broom It! Day 2019

Broom It! Day 2019 is an annual event under Project SPHERE organised to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism and care for the elderly.

This year, Broom It! Day was held at Punggol Place on 29 May 2019, 2:30pm to 6:30pm. Close to 390 participants gave back to the community by spring cleaning homes of elderly residents living in HDB rental flats, distributing elderly friendly bedside tables (EASY tables), and conducting a photo frame painting workshop. A new Singapore Book Of Records for the Largest Collage of Painted Photo Frames was also set at Broom It! Day 2019.

Check out the photos from Broom It! Day 2019!

Broom It! Day 2019

Past Community Weeks

Since 2012, the HDB Community Week has been celebrating the community bonding initiatives, ideas, and success stories among us. Find out what happened in the past editions of HDB Community Week!