We’ve hit the halfway mark of the school holidays, and if you feel it hasn’t been as fun or memorable as it ought to be, then this is a great weekend to get started. Take your pick from movies, musical concerts, art and craft, an education fair and more!
9 to 11 June
Suntec Singapore Halls 404-406
Not just a kids’ education and enrichment fair, visitors can also look forward to live theatre stagings of local legends, old-school games, performances and meet-and-greets by popular cartoon characters, charity fundraising drives, free trial classes and lots more. Details.
Till 27 Aug
The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
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Learn about basic design, automation and mechanics in a fun way by assembling your own robot dinosaur! There are also other engaging on-site activities such as mask-making and puppetry. Find out more.
10 June, 1 pm to 5 pm
National Design Centre
Love the colourful Art-Zoo characters at i Light Marina Bay earlier in the year? Then be sure to drop by for this exhibition, where you can also add your contribution to a huge coloured piece of community artwork. Learn more.
11 June, 3 pm to 4 pm
Concert Hall, Esplanade
Go on a symphonic fairy tale with the young musicians of kids’ philharmonic@sg, who will be performing pieces from well-known movies and musicals such as Cinema Paradiso and Peter and the Wolf. Free admission.
10 June, 11 am to 12.30 pm, 2 pm to 3.30 pm & 4.30 pm to 6 pm
Play Den, The Arts House
This National Arts Council-approved holiday programme helps children develop an appreciation for Shakespeare through a speech and drama class centred on the famous play, Macbeth. Find out more.
10 to 11 June, 10 am to 12 pm & 2 pm to 4 pm
National Museum of Singapore
Catch a fabulous selection of French and local animated short films in this specially curated programme for families and kids. Genres include action, fantasy and adventure.
8 to 11 June, 11 am & 2 pm
Theatre Studio, Esplanade
The Singapore Dance Theatre’s annual children’s ballet is an enchanting mix of magical tales, spirited dancing and fun bonus activities such as ballon sculpting and meet-and-greets with the characters. More info.
11 June, 10 am to 7 pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Be enthralled by this showcase of fairytale-themed stamps from all over the world. Interactive and hands-on exhibits let you immerse yourself in the magical tales of Hans Christian Anderson, the Brothers Grimm and more. Details.
10 & 11 June, 4 pm to 5:30 pm
Victoria Concert Hall
Experience Chopin’s music in a colourful and unique way, as the Singapore Symphony Orchestra performs the music alongside The Chopin Shorts, a collection of short film by award-winning animators. Find out more.
9 to 11 June, 10:30am, 12:35pm, 2:40pm & 4:45pm
Expression Gallery, Level 4, ArtScience Museum
Embark on a fantastical journey with this well-loved masterpiece from iconic Japanese animation company, Studio Ghibli. Free admission, seating on a first-come-first-served basis.
10 June, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Enjoy a relaxing evening in the park, as the Singapore Chinese Orchestra performs a medley of light-hearted tunes such as the Super Mario Brothers Theme and Under the Sea.