Didn’t have enough play during the mid-week Deepavali public holiday? No problem, the fun picks up again this weekend with these great outing opportunities, storytelling and cultural events.
20 to 25 Oct, 10 am to 6 pm
The Luxe Art Museum
Culture vultures, be sure to catch this showcase of calligraphy masterpieces from the Japanese Calligraphy Art Academy – the first time this highly established institute is holding such an exhibition here. There are daily calligraphy demos, plus accompanying cultural events held at various heartland hubs. Find out more.
21 Oct, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Queenstown Public Library
Enjoy a special session of Halloween-themed stories and craft activities at this free event aimed at kids from ages four to six.
Till 28 Oct
Malay Heritage Centre
Celebrating a wide variety of Malay traditions and cultures, this festival’s kid-friendly programmes this weekend include a craft session creating Bugis jewellery from recycled materials and a demonstration of different fighting styles. More info.
22 Oct, 5 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The NUS Wind Symphony celebrates its 50th anniversary with this concert in the park featuring the soundtracks from Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved anime films, such as Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle. Details.
21 & 22 Oct
Toa Payoh Public Library and Jurong Regional Library
Catch master storyteller Roger Jenkins and his team as they pay tribute to folklore and fairytales with exciting and performance-led storytelling sessions. At Toa Payoh Public Library on Saturday 21 October, and Jurong Regional Library on Sunday 22 October.
20 Oct to 12 Nov, 6 pm to midnight
The State of Fun gets all aglow with luminous gems including Insta-worthy decorative light displays at the beach, dining deals and activities like UV tattoos and an interactive doodle wall. Learn more.
22 Oct, 10 am to 4 pm
Take the opportunity during the Istana’s Deepavali Open House to go on a guided nature tour of the grounds, where you can discover more about the rich flora and fauna to be found there. Details.
Till 31 Oct
Promising lots of deliciously spine-tingling fun and goodies, this year’s Brick-or-Treat features games, giveaways, lots of walking Halloween characters and more.