Weekend Picks: 19 – 20 Nov

June School Holidays 2016

Talk about choices! There are all manner of fun activities taking place this weekend, from park carnivals and family outings to quality theatre and fascinating exhibitions. Whatever your interests, there’s sure to be something that’s right up your alley.

 

1. Monkey Goes West

18 Nov to 17 Dec

Drama Centre, National Library Building

The beloved Chinese fantasy classic gets a hilarious local twist in this retelling by Wild Rice Productions, which sees orphan Ah Tang transported to a strange new world where he befriends a trio of fellow travellers – Wukong, Pigsy and Sandy. Learn more. 

Monkey Goes West theatre

 

2. Merry Medley Floral Display

Till 5 Jan 2017, 9 am to 9 pm

Gardens by the Bay

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Get a feel of Christmas under the crisp, cool climes of the Flower Dome. Featuring essential seasonal blooms, majestic conifers and charming yuletide scenes and decor, this floral exhibition will get you right in the festive mood. Find out more.

Gardens by the Bay floral display

 

3. Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands

Till 30 June 2017, 10 am to 7 pm

Singapore Philatelic Museum

Can’t get enough of anything to do with the boy wizard? Well here’s your chance to see beautiful stamps, memorabilia and private collectibles from all around the world based on the Harry Potter book and movie phenomenon. Read more in our writeup.

Harry Potter Stamps at Singapore Philatelic Museum

 

4. Twilight Encounters

18 Nov to 10 Dec, 7:15 pm to 12 am

Night Safari

See the Night Safari decked out with lights and abuzz with exciting performances on Fridays and Saturdays from this weekend till 10 Dec. Be entertained by a parade of elaborately costumed animal characters, catch a graceful light show performance, or learn more about the special skills of Night Safari’s various animal residents. Find out more.

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5. NParks’ Parks Festival – Parks for Everyone

19 to 20 Nov

Bishan Park-Ang Mo Kio Park

Look forward to a host of fun, healthy activities all in one location at this park-centred bonanza! There are storytelling sessions, interactive art workshops, nature and animal-related talks and walks and more lined up. Details.

June School Holidays 2016

 

6. SSO Babies’ Proms

19 & 20 Nov

Victoria Concert Hall

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s popular programme for kids is back for its 14th installment. Let little ones discover the world of the orchestra in an hour of great fun and entertainment. More info.

SSO Babies Proms 2016

 

7. Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Till 5 March 2017, 10 am to 7 pm

Science Centre Singapore

Immerse yourself in the world of Marvel’s superhero team while learning the science behind your favourite world-saving characters. From Iron Man’s suits to Captain America’s shield and fascinating bio-data of the Avengers team, there’s lots to discover. There are also free Marvel movie screenings taking place daily. Learn more.

Marvel Avengers Station Captain America exhibit

 

8. Savour Christmas 2016

17 to 20 Nov

Marina Bay Sands

What better way to get into the festive spirit than by bonding as a family over food? The first edition of Savour’s gourmet Christmas market features a mouthwatering line-up that includes a wide range of delectable premium treats, gifts and knick-knacks, carnival games and more. Details.

Savour Christmas

 

 

 

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