Weekend Picks: 11 – 12 May

Celebrate Mother’s Day and take a breather from mid-year exam preps with these fun, relaxing events and outings that are going on this weekend.


1. PLAYtime! Shaggy and the Trims

Till 17 May

Esplanade Theatre Studio

Shaggy is terrified of haircuts, but in a town where everyone is trim and tidy, how will he ever fit in? Find out in this interactive production about the importance of being yourself. More info.


2. So Gelam Market

10 to 12 May

Baghdad Street, Kampong Glam

Browse artisanal lifestyle, fashion and beauty products, snack on tasty street food and enjoy a chill-out day at this outdoor bazaar with kampong vibes.


3. Sprout Farm-to-People Festival 2019

11 to 12 May, 10 am to 8 pm

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Celebrate local agriculture, urban farming and honest-to-goodness food. A fab event for all who are interested in growing, cooking and healthy eating. Learn more.

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4. Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show

9 to 12 May

KC Arts Centre

Featuring colourful puppets and cheeky humour,  this tells the story of Elmer the multi-coloured elephant who tries to blend in, only to realise that his friends love him for who he is. Details.


5. 22 Stories

Till 30 June, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

PeopleUp @ Pandan

An immersive theatre experience for all ages, prepare to see familiar characters from your childhood tales come to life as they bring you on journeys into magical worlds. Find out more.


6. SSO Mother’s Day Concert

12 May, 5:30 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

A musical tribute to mothers and a showcase for some of Singapore’s bright young talents. More info.


7. Family Art Workshop: Create Your Own Singapore Landscape

11 May, 1:30 pm to 3 pm

Keppel Centre for Art Education

Take inspiration from the works of watercolour artist Lim Cheng Hoe and then create your version of the Singapore landscape using tissue paper. Learn more.


8. Weekends in the Park: Lifestyle Market & Workshops

11 to 12 May, 11 m to 8 pm

Marine Cove, East Coast Park

Head down for a day of artisan crafts and free play activities while enjoying fresh air and  lush greenery. Details.

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