Weekend Picks: 11 & 12 July 2015

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The weekend is here. Here are our pick of family-friendly events and activities taking place this weeekend, 11 & 12 July, in Singapore.

1. Singapore Science Festival

10 to 12 July
VivoCity

Learn about Science the fun way with a chance to view new innovations and meet with scientists and researchers at Xperiment! Science Bob will also present his intriguing Science show and you can watch science enthusiasts present Science in fun and creative ways. Find out more.

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2. Maker Faire Singapore

11 to 12 July
15 Tampines Street 11

See what the Makers scene in Singapore is up to. Meet with Makers of all ages and celebrate the hands-on, do-it-yourself culture.

3. The Ugly Duckling (Mandarin)

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10 July to 1 August
DBS Arts Centre, Home of SRT

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story, The Ugly Duckling, gets a retelling – in Mandarin! Enjoy the magic of songs and puppetry in this enchanting play for young ones.

4. National Orchid Garden Promotion

10 July to 31 August
National Orchid Garden

Singapore Citizens, PRs, EP and WP holders get to enjoy free admission to the National Orchid Garden as part of the SG50 celebrations.

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5. SSO Classic in the Park – 1845: The Straits Times 170th Anniversary Concert

11 July, 6 pm to 7 pm
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Enjoy music from Ben Hur and Henry Manici’s Portrait of the Beatles at Singapore Botanic Gardens by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. This will be followed by a movie screening of the Singapore comedy film “Taxi! Taxi!”

6. Baby World Fair

10 to 12 July
Singapore Expo Hall 5

Shop for the best deals at the Baby World Fair this weekend.

7. Straits Family Sunday: Bead by Bead

12 July, 1 pm to 5 pm
Peranakan Museum

Find out about beaded artwork and create a unique craft of your own at the Peranakan Museum.

8. The Wee Question Mark and the Adventurer

9 to 19 July
LASALLE College of the Arts

The Theatre Practice’s musical follows Question Mark and in his friends on a nautical adventure in a story about courage and discovery. Performed in Mandarin.

9. Good Morning ‘Cher!

10 to 12 July
Changi City Point

Relive memories of school days and make discoveries about school today with mini games and interactive displays. Complete an activity card to get a limited edition goodie bag. Good morning ‘cher!

10. Singin’ in the Rain

9 July to 2 August
Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

Direct from London’s West End, Singin’ in the Rain brings in the charm of the original movie to the stage with dancing, water and of course, plenty of singing.

For more family-friendly events taking place in Singapore, check out Little Day Out’s Events section. Have many a great little day out!

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