Weekend Picks 8 – 9 June

Memories of Fireflies
Image: National Gallery Singapore

Concerts and outings, museums and parks, animals and art – with so much going on to get your holidays off to a raring start, there isn’t a moment to lose!

 

1. Happy Homebodies

Till 15 Sept

The Artground

Let your kids work their curiosity and imagination using everyday household objects like bedsheets, reading lights and laundry lines at this at this visual arts play space inspired by the home setting. Details.

The Artground's Happy Homebodies

 

2. Satay Night LIVE at Mount Faber

8 June, 6 pm to 10 pm

Faber Deck

Enjoy great good, great music and a rollicking time out with the family as you bond over hawker fare, cable car rides, games and other fun programmes. Learn more.

 

3. I-Opener: Play with the Senses

Till 26 April 2020

Playeum,, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Bringing artful, uninhibited play to children of all ages and abilities, Playeum’s latest exhibition features four artistic zones where kids can let their creativity and imagination run wild. More info.

I-Opener: Play With The Senses At Playeum - An Art Adventure - Cavan Scope

 

4. Jurong Bird Park – The Singing Forest

Till 30 June

Jurong Bird Park

Learn about critically endangered species of songbirds, marvel at their songs and understand why they must be protected. There are also craft and storytelling activities in store for the little ones. Find out more.

Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

 

5. Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019

Till 29 Dec

National Gallery Singapore

Explore new worlds through art at this hands-on exhibition of 11 artworks that encourage kids and adults to embrace the wonders that can be found around them. Details.

Memories of Fireflies
Image: National Gallery Singapore

 

6. Get Curious Children’s Special 2019

Till 30 June

National Museum of Singapore

Head down to explore the museum’s permanent galleries and treasure trove of history with interactive stations that present fascinating stories through hands-on play. More info.

Forest Playground, Children's Special 2019, National Museum of Singapore

 

7. DinoQuest

Till 31 Aug

Science Centre Singapore

Travel back to the Cretaceous period when polar dinosaurs roamed and embark on a prehistoric adventure at this interactive exhibition. Learn more.

Dinosaur of Darkness

8. On a Hot Air Balloon with SparksWinds

9 June, 3 pm to 4 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

Take a balloon ride all around the world with SparkWinds as they play magical medleys from Studio Ghibli movies, Aladdin, La La Land and many more.

Photo by Wim van ‘t Einde on Unsplash

 

9. S.E.A. Aquarium Ocean Fest: Noisy Ocean

Till 30 June

S.E.A. Aquarium

Discover the many noises – good and bad – that fill the ocean and their impact on the marine environment and its inhabitants. Find out more.

Performance at Ocean Fest 2019

 

10. Nicklas Sahl Concert

9 June, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Catch one this talented live performer and songwriter from Denmark as he presents catchy pop tunes with a Nordic twist. More info.

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