Weekend Picks: 7 – 8 July

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Arts, music and nature take the spotlight this weekend, with various exciting events that make for a fun day out for the whole family.

 

1. Gateway Theatre Turns One

7 July, 10 am to 2 pm

Gateway Theatre

To mark its first birthday, Gateway Theatre has lined up a fun and colourful birthday bash complete with children’s theatre performances, a giant balloon-and puppet show, art and crafts and more. Details.

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2. Dance of the Violins

8 July, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Performed by 150 young violinists  and cellists ranging from four to 16 years old, this concert presents a repertoire of well-loved favourites that everyone can enjoy such as Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. More info.

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3. The Lion King

Till 5 Aug

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

You’ve seen Disney’s animated hit, now catch the story of Simba the lion in this stage extravaganza that has wowed over 90 million people around the world and picked up more than 70 major awards. Learn more.

Disney's The Lion King

 

4. Wind Walkers: Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests

Till 30 Sept, 10 am tp 7 pm

ArtScience Museum

Dutch sculptor Theo Jansen’s famous wind-powered moving creatures make their way to Southeast Asia for the first time. Don’t miss these magnificent feats of engineering, design and art. Find out more.

Wind Walkers: Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests At ArtScience Museum
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5. Rainforest Lumina

2 July to 5 Aug, 7:30 pm to 12 am

Singapore Zoo

Experience the rainforest and all its creatures like you never have before in this late-night adventure. There’s also an immersive storytelling element, with a roaming Creature Crew inviting you to step into their enchanting world. Details.

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6. Jazz Association (Singapore) Presents: Celebrating Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Festival 2018

7 July, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Celebrating the Botanic Gardens’ third year anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this concert by the JASSO brings you original compositions from local jazz composers as well as new arrangements of jazz classics. More info.

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7. Voices of Youth – A Night of Music & Giving

8 July, 6 pm to 8 pm

Resorts World Theatre

Presented by the youth members of the Singapore Red Cross, this fundraising concert aims to raise awareness of the local services provided by the Red Cross while celebrating local talent. Find out more.

 

8. Sprout – Singapore Largest Farm to People Festival

7 to 8 July, 10 am to 8 pm

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Bringing growers, producers and the community together, this inaugural two-day festival is the largest farmers’ market located right in the city centre. More info.

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