Weekend Picks: 2 – 3 Nov

Singapore Writers Festival 2019

It’s an arts and culture bonanza this weekend, with the Singapore Writers Festival kicking off. On top of that, look forward to top-notch theatre and music performances taking place as well.


1. NAC Singapore Writers Festival 2019 – SWF Playground

2 to 10 Nov
Various locations

Foster a love for language, writing and books with the Singapore Writers Festival’s wide array of family-friendly programmes, from readings and storytelling sessions to workshops and talks by acclaimed authors. Details.

Interactive Storytelling And Readings In Multiple Languages - SWF2019


2. The Gingerbread Man

Till 6 Dec
KC Arts Centre

This high-energy musical about the giant talking cookie who loves to run tells an uplifting tale about the importance of teamwork and friendship. A delightful theatre experience for kids of all ages. More info.


3. SpookyTown 2: The Masquerade Hunt

Till 9  Nov
KidZania Singapore

Haven’t had your fill of Halloween fun? Head to KidZania Singapore, where plenty of cheery Halloween programmes are in store, from an adventure quest and craft activities to ballroom dancing lessons and a family dress-up contest. Learn more.

SpookyTown 2: The Masquerade Hunt Event Highlights


4. SGSecure Roadshow

1 to 3 Nov, Friday, 5 pm to 9 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 11 am to 9 pm
Waterway Point

Test your response, learn skills, how to recognise threats and save lives at the SGSecure Roadshow. The last in the series takes place this weekend at Waterway Point. Find out more here.

5. Seven Worlds, One Planet Asia Launch Event

2 Nov, 7.30 pm to 9 pm
Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay

Catch a free sneak preview of BBC Earth’s new highly-anticipated wildlife series, which tells the story of our seven continents and previously unseen wildlife stories from each. Learn more.


6. Woof-a-thon

2 Nov, 3 pm to 7 pm
Oasis Terraces

Enjoy a fun day out with your best furry friend and find out why they’re also great buds for your heart. Find out more.


7. Fly Me to the Moon by Mus’Art Youth Wind Orchestra

3 Nov, 3 pm to 4 pm
Esplanade Concert Hall

Take a musical journey to space, as the Mus’Art Youth Wind Orchestra enthralls you with a repertoire of luna-inspired compositions. More info.

Photo by Wim van ‘t Einde on Unsplash


8. Mozart 36: Concerts for Children by TTK Grand Series

2 to 3 Nov
The Artground

Discover the magic of Mozart and his highly descriptive musical world through fun and engaging sessions with highly-regarded classical artists. Learn more.


9. Raffles Kidz Jurong West Centre Open House

2 Nov, 10 am to 2 pm
1 Yuan Ching Road, #02-01

Looking for a preschool that offers a bilingual curriculum, a supportive learning environment and lots of room to run and play? Head here to find out more and enjoy fun activities, as well as discounts of up to $800. Details.


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