Weekend Picks: 28 – 29 April

Circus 1903 Elephants

Hooray for another weekend! This week, museums, heritage and parks share the spotlight, as they offer up a slate of family-friendly events, from walks and outdoor concerts to exhibitions and outings.

 

1. Tulipmania 2018

Till 13 May, 9 am to 9 pm

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Phone-cams on standby! You’re not going to be able to resist taking snaps of this tulip wonderland with its oh-so-cute little town, windmills and family of giants. More info.

Tulipmania Display at Flower Field, Flower Dome

 

2. National Museum Family Fun Saturday

28 April, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

National Museum Singapore

Try your hand at the traditional craft of basket-weaving, go on a learning journey around the museum, then sit back and enjoy an interactive storytelling session by 84-year-old author Mdm Si-Hoe S.S about lost historical trades and occupations. Details.

 

3. Car-free Sunday SG @ one-north

29 April, 9 am to 12 pm

one-north

Join in the fun at this special edition of Car-free Sunday! Build your own soapbox car and take part in a race, enjoy free trishaw rides or rent an EcoRider, shop at a farmer’s market and more. Details.

 

4. The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030

Till 30 Sept, 10 am to 7 pm

National Museum of Singapore

Take a trip down memory lane and then into the future at this free exhibition, which showcases the classic playgrounds of the past and the possible playgrounds of the future. You can even try designing one of your own. Learn more.

Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 Dragon Playground

 

5. CIRCUS 1903: The Golden Age of Circus

Till 29 April

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Don’t miss the last chance to catch this captivating show which blends magic acts with amazing puppetry. Get ready to be transported back to the golden years of the classic circus. Find out more or read our review.

Circus 1903 Elephants

 

6. Jazz Association (Singapore) Presents: Celebrating UNESCO International Jazz Day

29 April, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Celebrate the spirit of jazz with this rousing concert featuring well-known local jazz greats like Jeremy Monteiro and Louis Soliano. Sit back, clink your wine glasses and the music take you away. More info.

Generic music band saxophone

 

7. Heritage Tour

28 April, 9 am to 10 am

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Discover the history of our UNESCO World Heritage Site with a guided tour through its verdant grounds. Find out about its importance to the rubber and orchid industries and enjoy a walk through the Heritage Core of the Gardens. Learn more.

Singapore Botanic Gardens Bandstand, Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2017

 

8. Voilah! French Festival Singapore 2018

Till 5 May

Various locations

Explore different French experiences at this showcase of the country’s arts, culture and innovation. This weekend, catch French animation Fantastic Planet and The Wind in the Reeds, or sign up for a chocolate workshop for kids. Find out more.

The Wind in the Reeds

 

 

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