Weekend Picks: 11 to 12 June

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With the holidays in full swing, there’s no shortage of fun activities for the family this weekend. Can’t decide what to do? Check out our list of highlights here.

1. Kidzania Kids for a Greener World

11 to 26 June, 10 am to 8 pm
Kidzania

The hottest indoor playground on the scene at the moment is holding its first themed programme since opening a month ago. There will be fun educational activities focusing on biodiversity and taking care of nature, such as craft work and an “eco edition” of the daily City Parade. Learn more.

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2. Mister Maker and the Shapes

10 to 12 June
D’Marquee, Downtown East

He’s zany, he’s funny and he’s immensely creative. Fans of CBeebies’ Mister Maker programmes can now watch him in action in this fantastic live show. Don’t miss it.

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12 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Get ready to shake and move in this fun artist-led workshop by Playeum, which explores the nature theme of the centre’s current Hideaways exhibition. Kids will get to play games that help them discover the movements of their bodies and dance to music and props made from natural materials. Read more.

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4. Robot Kitty Singapore

11 June to 21 June, 10 am to 8 pm
Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Become an “engineer” for a day at the Sanrio Robotics Institute and tackle challenges at five interactive gaming departments! The gaming points you accumulate at these departments can then be used to redeem parts and accessories for your own Robot K. Details.

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5. Lilytopia

3 June to 10 July, 9 am to 9 pm
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Bring out your inner hippie at the Gardens’ first retro-styled floral display, which features over 50 varieties of lilies. Colourful and upbeat, this is one groovy outing the whole family can enjoy.

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6. Shrek The Musical

8 to 19 June
MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Everyone’s favourite grumpy green ogre is in town! See the hilarious story of Shrek, Fiona and Donkey come to life in this stage adaptation, which promises to be a visual and storytelling treat.

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7. A Tudor Fayre

12 June, 10 am to 7 pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum

Immerse yourself in Tudor times at this themed fair, held in conjunction with the Shaking it with Shakespeare exhibition currently on at the museum. Highlights include storytelling sessions by Shakespeare’s Globe, dressing up as your favourite character from the Bard’s plays, pomander craft and palm reading.

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8. Baby Baby 2016

10 to 12 June, 11 am to 9 pm
Singapore Expo Hall 3

Snag great discounts and package deals, and shop a huge range of products and services at this giant fair for all things baby and kid-related. A great chance to get everything you need under one roof and at irresistible prices.

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9. Storytelling Comes Alive! with My Little Pony

11 June to 17 July, 10.30 am to 7 pm
Palawan Beach

Experience the magic of My Little Pony through visual arts installations featuring 3D illusions and digital projections. Kids can also look forward to art and craft workshops, character meet-and-greets and an evening screening of the cartoon.

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10. Pesta Ubin 2016

Till 12 June
Pulau Ubin

Don’t miss this last weekend to catch the island’s open house and experience its laidback, idyllic way of life. There’s a host of activities lined up, from kelong open house and nature walks to fishing, overnight camping, stargazing and more. Click here for programme details.

 

 

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11. Hi-5 Summer Songfest

Till 12 June
One KM Mall

This weekend’s also your last chance to catch this uber popular team as they perform some if their big hits songs in this singalong with fans. You could also be one of 50 families to get up close for a photo opp. Learn more.

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12. Manatee Madness

Till 26 June
River Safari

Learn about these big, gentle cuties this holiday, from their habits to their diet. There are special ticketed behind-the-scenes tours being conducted, as well as feeding sessions and craft activity. Find out more.

Manatees
Over the Manatee Madness fiesta this June, guests at River Safari can – for the first time – join a behind-the-scenes tour to see how aquarists condition the park’s herd of manatees for health checks.
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