Guide to the June School Holidays in Singapore 2013

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We are almost mid-way through the year and the June holidays are fast approaching. Looking for things to do with the children in Singapore? Get the latest information on activities and events you can look forward to during the 2013 June school holidays!
Whether you are planning to bring the kids out to the attractions around Singapore or to attend live shows around town, we will be rounding them up and bringing them to you. We have grouped the various activities going on during the June school holidays into the following categories:

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Free Live ‘Shopping Centre’ Shows

1. Let’s Celebrate with Barney & Friends – City Square Mall

Join Barney, Baby Bop & BJ as they sing and dance their way into your hearts in a live show.

Date:  7 – 16 June (except 10 June)
Time:  4 pm & 7 pm (Tue to Fri)
 1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm (Sat & Sun)
Venue:  City Square Mall, L1 Atrium

Redeem a Meet & Greet Pass 45 mins prior to a show with $50 spent (50 passes available).

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2. Meet The Trashies (Trash Pack) – Downtown East

All the way from Down Under, The Trashies are here to bring you the trashiest, grossest fun in town. Feast on a live performance by the Gross Gang and rub shoulders with the Blow Fly, Trash-A-Pillar and more.

Date:  7 – 23 June (except Mondays)
Time:  7 pm (Weekdays)
 3 pm & 7 pm (Weekends)
Venue:  Event Square

Also, Explore Trash Town at the Event Square and plunge into a Trashy Treasure Pool at The Alley. 2 pm to 8 pm at Downtown East.

3. Meet Garfield and Friends – West Coast Plaza

Enjoy a song and dance musical and get groovy with Arlene, Nermal, Odie and Garfield!

Date:  7 – 16 June
Time:  1 pm & 7 pm (Tue to Fri)
 1 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm (Sat & Sun)
 No show on Mon
Venue:  West Coast Plaza

Redeem a Photo Pass to get up close with Garfield and Friends after the show with $30 spent in a single receipt (40 passes per show available).

4. Barbie Makeover and Photoshoot, DIY Corner and Meet & Greet – VivoCity

Barbie’s fashionable dream world comes alive with fun-filled activities:

a. Barbie Makeover and Photoshoot

Redeem a free makeover for your girls to dress up in Barbie costumes for a photo-taking session and bring home a complimentary 4R photo. Spend a minimum of $50 on Barbie products in a single receipt, or a minimum of $100 (maximum of 3 combined same-day receipts, including a minimum $20 purchase on Barbie products) to qualify.

Date:  31 May – 16 June
Time:  11 am – 9 pm
Venue:  VivoCity, Central Court A


b. Barbie DIY Corner

Have creative fun at the Barbie DIY corner with a minimum spending of $30 (first-come, first-served basis, with redemptions on the same day) on Barbie products in a single receipt.

Date:  31 May – 16 June
31 May – 8 Jun  Bag-painting and T-shirt Painting
9 – 16 Jun  Sand Art & Shrink Art
31 May – 16 Jun  Mix and Match Barbie Dolls (No minimum purchase required)
Venue:  VivoCity, Central Court A


c. Barbie Meet & Greet

Here’s an exclusive chance to take for memorable photo opportunities with the world’s most famous fashion doll. Photo-taking is on a first-come, first-served basis and each session is limited to 30 minutes.

Date:  8 & 15 June
Time:  2 pm & 6 pm
Venue:  VivoCity, Central Court A

d. Hot Wheels Race Track

Check out the five-metre long Hot Wheels race track for the boys! Three chances to race on the track will be given for every purchase of two Hot Wheels basic cars and the top three fastest racers shall each receive a Hot Wheels hamper.

Date:  31 May – 16 June
Time:  11 am – 9 pm
Venue:  VivoCity, Central Court B

Activities at Attractions

1. Singapore Zoo

a. Zoolympix

Pick up a Zoolympix passport and make your way through 6 Rescue Ranger Stations where children can complete fun games and activities. $3 per Zoolympix passport. Recommended for children between 5 to 12 years old.

Date:  1 – 9 June
Time:  10 am – 4 pm
Venue:  Singapore Zoo


b. Frozen Tundra

During the weekends in June, join in the activities being held to celebrate the return of Inuka and friends at the new Frozen Tundra enclosure. During the weekends, there will be token feedings at 10 am, 1 pm and 4 pm; photography sessions with a polar bear mascot at 10.30am, 12.30 pm and 2.30 pm; Polar bear ice sculpting demo at 1.30pm. Get a glitter tattoo at the Frozen Tundra between 10 am and 1 pm.

2. Jurong Bird Park

a. Dora and Diego Meet-and-Greet

Dora And Diego

Meet Dora and Diego from Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!. Join them for a 30 minute meet-and-greet session at the Jurong Bird Park’s Pools Amphitheatre at 12.30pm every weekend in June.

b. Explorer of the 5 Continents

Pick up a Jurong Bird Park Kid’s Explorer Kit with a “passport” and navigate around the Park to pick up stamps while visiting exhibits of birds from Australia, South America, Antarctica, Asia and Africa!

c. Meet the Bird Stars

Dora and Diego are not the only stars you can meet at the Park. Come face-to-face with feathered stars such as the hornbill at 1.45pm at the Penguin Coast.

d. Dr Squawk’s Expedition

Follow Dr Squawk on an expedition around the Park as she searches for her feathered friends. For children between the ages of 5 to 12 years old. The expedition starts at 2.30pm and 4.30pm at the Breeding and Research Centre. Pre-registration online is required or at the venue 15 minutes before the start of the expedition.

e. Immersive Programmes

Children between 10 to 12 years old can take part in “Be a Junior Avian Keeper” on 7 June 2013 to experience what it like to care for birds, including preparing feed and enrichments. This programme is priced at $250.00 per child.

Children between 6 and 12 years old can sign up for the 3-Day Bird Quest Camp from 12 to 14 June. The day camp will allow them to get upclose with feathered friends and to learn more about birds, including how the make nests and how feathers help in flight. The programme is priced at $250.00 per child.

Members of the Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo are entitled to 10% off the published rates.

3. Science Centre Singapore

Megabugs Return!

Where: Science Centre Singapore
When: 20 Apr to 18 Aug 2013
What: Get a bugs-eye view of life at Megabugs Return! Come face-to-face with animatronic spiders, beetles and scorpions, and other creepies that normally wander underfoot.


Read about what to expect at Megabugs Return!

4. Sentosa

a. Find Dr H at Images of Singapore

Where: Images of Singapore, Sentosa
When: 18 May to 30 Jun 2013, 9am to 7pm daily (last entry at 6.30pm)
What: Enjoy free entry for children under the age of 12 at the Images of Singapore from 18 May to 30 Jun 2013. Take part in a interactive adventure to search for Dr H through key milestones in Singapore’s history.

b. Fun at Imbiah Lookout

Where: Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa
When: 1 to 30 Jun 2013
What: Sentosa Storytelling Comes Alive is back with Playmobil characters, puppetry and dance performances. See the schedule of activites below.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
11.30am No performances Hansel and Gretel The Puppet Master Musical Knights and Princesses The Puppet Master Musical Sentosa 4D Adventureland The Puppet Master Musical
3pm No performances Knights and Princesses No performances Sentosa 4D Adventureland No performances Hansel and Gretel Dance Musical by Tanglin Art Studio
5.30pm No performances Hansel and Gretel The Puppet Master Musical Knights and Princesses The Puppet Master Musical Sentosa 4D Adventureland The Puppet Master Musical

5. Changi Airport

Gems of Indochina

Where: Changi Airport, Terminal 3 Departure Hall, Check-In Row 11
When: 1 to 30 June 2013
What: Laos and Myanmar glitter with rich history and culture. Discover this Asia of old right at Changi Airport! Explore these mystical places through interactive displays and a 10-course obstacle track that promises fun-filled adventures.

Gems Of Indochina


Children’s Season

1. Art Garden 2013

Step into an immersive world of fairy tales and contemporary art at the Singapore Art Museum’s Art Garden 2013.

Date:  17 May – 1 September
Time:  10am – 7pm (Sat to Thu)
 10am – 9pm (Fri)
Venue:  SAM at 8Q

Read all about what you can expect to see at Art Garden 2013.

Art Garden

2. Children’s Season – Island Adventures 2013

Uncover Singapore’s past at the National Museum of Singapore through crafts, storytellings and kid-friendly exhibits.

Date:  18 May – 21 July
Venue:  National Museum of Singapore
Find out what is going on at Island Adventures 2013.

3. Workshops and Activities

With 19 museums participating in Children’s Season 2013, there are plenty of workshops and activites going on throughout the month of June. See what activities and events going on during Children’s Season 2013.

Ticketed Shows

1. Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf – Memory Thief

Where: Festive Grand Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
When: 28 to 30 Jun 2013
Fri – 7.30pm
Sat – 11am, 3pm & 6.30pm
Sun – 11am

What: The children’s mandarin animated series “Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf” (喜羊羊) comes to stage. Introduce kids to Chinese in a fun way through this hilarious live show. Tickets available through SISTIC.

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