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.



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.



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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