Weekend Picks: 8 – 9 Feb

The situation with the coronavirus has many people on edge. But as long as we practice good hygiene habits and stay mindful, there’s no reason why you can’t kick back and enjoy some fun weekend programmes.

 

1. Huayi 2020 – Chinese Festival of Arts

Till 9 Feb

Esplanade

There are loads of wonderful ticketed and free programmes available for kids, from puppetry theatre and craft activities to storytelling and performances. Learn more.

Huayi 2020 – Chinese Festival of Arts

 

2. Spring Surprise

Till 9 Feb

Gardens by the Bay

Head down for a range of exciting performances to ring in the Year of the Rat, such as a drama enactment of the legend of Nian, shadow puppetry and cultural performances. Details.

The Story of Nian: Chinese New Year & The Legend Of The Monster

 

3. KidsFest 2020: Mr Men and Little Miss

6 to 9 Feb

Victoria Theatre

Join your favourite Mr. Men and Little Miss characters like Mr Bump and Little Miss Sunshine as they come to life through puppets in this beautifully crafted and hilarious live stage show. Find out more.

 

4. Stories in Art: The King Who Named Singapore

8 to 9 Feb

Keppel Centre for Art Education, National Gallery Singapore

Follow storyteller and founder-director of ACT 3 Theatrics, R. Chandran, as he weaves a tale of royalty and sacrifice inspired by a work in the Chua Soo Bin: Truths & Legends exhibition. More info.

 

5. Weekends at The Artground

8 to 9 Feb, 10:30 am to 5 pm

Whitebox, The Artground

Bond with your little one over a variety of age-specific programmes like a fun dance party, an alien hunt and assorted craft activities. Learn more.

 

6. Family Art Workshop: Build a Ship of Imagination

8 Feb, 1:30 pm to 3 pm

Keppel Centre for Art Education, National Gallery Singapore

Learn about moving sculptures as an art form together with your child and and try your hand at assembling your own miniature ship and Viking hat. Details.

 

7. World Wetlands Day – Wetland Tales

8 Feb, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Be entertained and informed, as you learn about the wetlands and its inhabitants through this interactive storytelling session. Find out more.

 

8. Weekends in the Park: Workshops

8 to 9 Feb, 4 pm to 9 pm

Parkland Green, East Coast Park

Take part in this special Night Edition of Weekends in the Park and learn about constellations. There are also useful upcycling workshops to enjoy! More info.

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