Weekend Picks: 8 – 9 April

Affordable Art Fair kids

It’s outings galore this weekend, with lots of events taking place amidst greenery and nature. So put those computer games and TV programmes on hold and head out instead for some fresh air, sunshine and fun.

 

1. Smurfs’ Lost Village in Jurong Bird Park

8 to 30 April, 10 am to 4 pm

Jurong Bird Park

Go on a hunt for Easter eggs hidden by the mischievous Smurfs within the Bird Park’s Waterfall Aviary and stand a chance to win a prize. There are also meet-and-greet sessions and craft activities lined up. More info.

Smurfs Jurong Bird Park

 

2. Families for Life Picnic in Conjunction with HSBC Rugby 7s

8 April, 5 pm to 10 pm

West Coast Park

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Bring the family down to this themed picnic to enjoy rugby, rugby clinics and other activities such as bouncy castles and an outdoor movie screening. Find out more.

Outdoors

 

3. Tulipmania Inspired

Till 7 May, 9 am to 9 pm

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Watch the masterpieces of famed Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh recreated with vivid-coloured tulips at this artistic floral exhibition. Details.

 

4. SPH Walk of Giants

Learning Forest, Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens’ latest centrepiece attraction boasts a 260m-long elevated boardwalk, some of the tallest trees in Southeast Asia, a Canopy Web that lets you get up close and up high among the trees, and other great features. More info. 

Canopy Web, SPH Walk of Giants, Learning Forest

 

5. Gourmet Picnic Siong Leng Musical Association Concert & Mademoiselle Pailette – Street Art Performance

9 April, 6 pm to 8 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Savour French gourmet treats, the soothing Chinese music art form of Nanyin and other musical elements, and a whimsical, enchanting performance by acrobatic dancers – all at one spot! Learn more.

Generic Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

 

6. Affordable Art Fair Singapore Spring Edition

7 to 9 April

F1 Pit Building

Contemporary art can be fun and accessible to everyone, as this returning fair aims to show. This year, there’s even a Children’s Art Studio with workshops where kids can have some hands-on fun while their parents browse and shop. Find out more.

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