Weekend Picks: 25 to 26 June

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It’s the last weekend before the start of a new school term, but that’s no reason to mope. Instead, go out, have fun and round up the holidays with a bang! We’ve put together a list of exciting stuff going on that will ensure you have a colourful, fun-filled time.

 

1. Retro Fever at Gardens by the Bay

25 June, 7 pm to 10 pm

Break out those dancing shoes and funky outfits for this retro-themed party! Apart from hip-swaying hot tunes from the 60s to the 80s, there will also be a special edition of the light and sound show at the Supertree Grove, a stunning pyrotechnic display launched from the OCBC Skywalk for the first time, mass dances and best-dressed contests to look forward to. More info.

Gardens by the Bay Retro Fever

 

2. Playeum’s Tinkering Sunday: Sound Play

26 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Have fun and see how you can create interesting sounds by moving your body or using natural objects in this parent-child workshop. A great opportunity for kids and parents to tinker, experiment and have fun together.

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3. Masak Masak 2016

Till 31 July, 10 am to 6 pm

National Museum of Singapore

Rediscover and celebrate the joys of childhood this Children’s Season at the National Museum, which has created a colourful world of interactive installations, activities and workshops for the whole family. Details.

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4. NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra

25 June, 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Empress Lawn

Get set for an evening of great food and music at this concert-and-carnival held in the Civic District. Bouncy castles, ballon sculptures, games, Disney singalongs, a picnic by the Singapore River – it’s a rocking way to end off the holidays. Learn more.

NParks Rockestra

 

5. Art Day Out! at Gillman Barracks x The School Holidays Edition

25 June, 2 pm to 7 pm

Gillman Barracks

It’s a day of fun-filled art activities for little ones! From a specially commissioned interactive play to a hands-on craft workshop, games and bouncy castles, there’s lots in store. Adults aren’t forgotten either, with new art exhibits, a BBQ, live music and cold beers to look forward to. Find out more.

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6. Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market

25 to 26 June, 12 pm to 5 pm

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Take a little trip out of the city centre and enjoy some fresh country air at this quarterly market. On top of fresh local produce, there’s also a great range of artisanal foods on offer, plus a countryside party that kicks off in the evening.

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7. Generations of Fun

Till 26 June

Jurong Bird Park

Celebrate this local institution’s 45th anniversary with a visit this weekend. There are lots of activities lined up for families, from game stalls and craft activities to feeding sessions, guided tours and more.

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8. Glacier Adventure at One KM Mall

Till 30 June, 11 am to 7 pm

One KM Mall

Here’s a rare chance to ice-skate right up to prehistoric mammals like the woolly mammoth. Watch these life-sized puppets move and hear them roar! There’s also an adventure trail after the skating session so kids can learn more about these creatures. Details.

One KM Mall Glacier Adventure

 

 

 

 

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