September 2012 Holidays for the Kids!

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The September holidays are here! Little Day Out has gathered a list of exciting events taking place just for the kids. So at one glance, you can take your pick and pack the family off for some fun! Simply click on the name of each event for more details.

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Kids Activities and Shows This September 2012 Holidays!

WhenWhat TimeWhat’s OnWhereDescriptionRecommended Ages
29 Aug – 9 Sep 20121.00 pm, 4.00 pm & 7.00 pm

No shows on Tues; No 4.00 pm show on 1, 6 & 7 Sep; No 1 pm show on 3 Sep.

Alice in Wonderland – Live Musical Show / Meet & GreetUnited SquareEmbark on an adventure with Alice, The Crazy Hatter, The Queen of Hearts, The Chersire Cat and the ever impatient White Rabbit in this ‘live’ musical.All ages
31 Aug – 1 Sep 201231 Aug: 3.00 pm
1 Sep: 11.00 am, 1.00 pm
SSO Concerts for Children: Symphonic Sorcery – The Music of Harry PotterEsplanade Concert HallTake a ride on Harry Potter’s flying broom, and race across the night skies to Hogwarts Academy, reliving the intrigue, magic and wonder of the first six Harry Potter stories… all on the wings of music.4 to 14
31 Aug – 1 Sep 20127.00 pm – 2.00 amNight FestivalBras Basah.Bugis precinct, Singapore’s art and heritage district.Experience art and culture at Night Festival, a nocturnal extravaganza of spectacular aerial performances, music, dance and installation artworks.All ages
31 Aug – 2 Sep 201211.00 am – 9.00 pmParents WorldSingapore Expo Hall 5AWith products for parents and parents-to-be, there will be booths on fashion bargains and lifestyle products for the whole family. Free admission.All ages
1 Sep 128.00 amNature Discovery Trail @ Jurong LakeScience Centre SingaporeJoin Science Centre Singapore’s nature guide on a nature discovery trail across Jurong Lake, Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden and Science Centre Singapore! Every first Saturday of the month.All who can walk 4 km
10.00 am – 11.00 pmSentosa 40th Anniversary CelebrationsSentosaSentosa is marking its big 4-0 with a birthday bash on Saturday 1 September, and everyone’s invited to the Open Day celebrations! The island will be decked out with party decorations and there will be birthday treats for all island guests.All ages
12.00 pm – 5.00 pmCarnival of Heroes & HeroinesJurong Regional LibraryWhat do you think of when we say heroes and heroines? Batman or Badang? There are heroes and heroines in folktales, legends and everyday life, in all shapes and forms. Come meet these heroes and heroines at the Carnival, a celebration of reading!All ages
2.00 pm – 3.00 pmPlant Parts by National Parks BoardProgramme Zone, Queenstown Public LibraryLike how each organ of our body performs specific roles, each part of a plant, such as roots, stem, leaves, flowers and fruits, has its special function. Join in this fun activity where children can ‘create’ their own plant and know their functions.5 to 12
1 – 8 Sep 124.00 pm – 10.00 pmSentosa Buskers Festival 2012SentosaBe entertained by a mesmerizing mix of international comedy, circus and juggling acts, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face! Be generous and place a token in the busker’s hat after each performance for charity! Funds raised go to Community Chest.All ages
2 Sep 126.00 pmTan Chin Tuan Music-For-All: SSO Classics in the ParkSingapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony StageCome down to Botanic Gardens to join the SSO and conductor Joshua Kangming Tan as they bring you tunes such as Strauss’ Overture to Die Fledermaus, Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave, as well as an ever familiar tune – Dick Lee’s Home.All ages
3 Sep 121.30 pm – 2.15 pmKickboxing for KidsPeek-A-Boo!Kickboxing for Kids (Free Trial) at Peek-A-Boo! this September Holidays. No charge for trial, pre-registration mandatory. Usual entry charges to Peek-A-Boo apply.5 and above
9.30 am – 11.30 amRobotics CampPeek-A-Boo!Expose your child to the world of innovative learning through the Robotics Camp. Stir up your child’s interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through specialised practical lessons.5.5 to 8
12.30 pm – 1.15 pmWushu for KidsPeek-A-Boo!Wushu for Kids (Free Trial) at Peek-A-Boo!. No charge for trial, pre-registration mandatory. Usual entry charges to Peek-A-Boo apply.5 and above
3 – 4 Sep 20127.30 pm – 9.00 pmSeptember Holiday Shooting Program60 Yishun Avenue 4The workshop consists of 2 sessions, 1.5 hours each on September 3 and 4. It will be conducted by qualified coaches who will guideyour kids through a unique and memorable shooting journey. Let your kids discover their marksmanship potentials today!9 to 14
3 – 7 Sep 20129.30 am to 11.30 am or 3.00 pm to 5.00 pmFive-Day September Holiday Workshop – The Jungle BookACT 3 Drama AcademyWell-recognised for its drama enrichment programmes for the young, ACT 3 Drama Academy presents its September Holiday Workshops based on the classic tale of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book!3 to 6
4 – 9 Sep 2012Tuesday to Friday: 11.00 am, 2:15 pm
Saturday/Sunday: 11.00 am, 2:15 pm, 5.00 pm
Hi-5 Holiday!Grand Theater, Marina Bay SandsCome aboard for a Hi-Seas Adventure as Hi-5 embark on the holiday of a lifetime to the most fun filled place in the world – Hi-5 Island In Hi-5’s latest stage extravaganza you go on a fantastical, magical trip full of fun, music and laughter!All ages
5 Sep 122.00 pm – 3.00 pmMagic SquaresProgramme Zone, Queenstown Public LibraryIf you enjoy Sudoku, wait till you learn about magic squares. Join this fun-filled session to learn about how to create a magic square. Learn also about mathematical tips and tricks to impress your friends and teachers.9 to 12
3.00 pm – 4.00 pmSnow Skin Mooncake-making Workshop for KidsPeek-A-Boo!Snow skin mooncake-making workshop for kids. $35 per child. Accompanying adult pays $5. Includes unlimited play at Peek-A-Boo! on the day of workshop.All ages. Children under 7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
6 Sep 122.00 pm – 3.00 pmGoldilocks and the Three Bears by Mercu Learning PointActivity Room, Geylang East Public LibraryLearn about the classic story of Goldilocks, Papa bear, Mama bear and Baby bear through this interactive session.  Hone your confidence in re-telling the story in front of others and make your very own bear puppet!4 to 7
6 – 7 Sep 124.00 pmAlice in Wonderland Tea PartyUnited SquareJoin in the Alice in Wonderland Tea Party at United Square. For details, contact the Customer Service Counter, L1.All ages
6 & 8 Sep 1210.00 am to 12.00 pm (in English)

2.00 pm to 4.00 pm (in Malay)

Hikayat Rimba: Tales of the JungleMalay Heritage CentreJoin in the storytelling sessions and learn about the adventures of Sang Kancil the mousedeer, the tale of Badang the strongman, the story of the Sisters’ Islands and many more! All ages
7 Sep 1210.30 am – 11.30 amParent-Child Sushi Making WorkshopSakae Sushi, TradeHub 21It’s time to let your children take a break from books and engage in some sushi making fun this September! Have fun as you jointly make temaki, onigiri and sushi characters.5 to 10
2.00 pm – 3.30 pmI’ll Huff and I’ll Puff and I’ll Blow Your House In!Amazon Room, Ang Mo Kio Public LibraryImagine you are one of the characters in the classic tales of The Three Little Pigs and create your own character using a stick mask. Be engaged in your active imagination through the re-enactment of the classic story of The Three Little Pigs.5 to 8
7 & 8 Sep 127 Sep: 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Hang Tuah)

8 Sep: 8.00 pm to 10.00 pm (Seniman Bujang Lapok, with English subtitles)

Movie Nights with P. RamleeMalay Heritage CentreHave a picnic under the stars at our outdoor screenings of classic Malay films starring the unforgettable P. Ramlee. Bring your friends and family along and treat yourselves to P. Ramlee’s first coloured film Hang Tuah and the comedic treats of Seniman Bujang Lapok!All ages
8 Sep 1210.30 am – 11.30 amParent-Child Sushi Making WorkshopSakae Sushi, TradeHub 21It’s time to let your children take a break from books and engage in some sushi making fun this September! Have fun as you jointly make temaki, onigiri and sushi characters.5 to 10
2.00 pm – 3.00 pmParenting Special! Developing a Happy Child through Reading by Self@OasisProgramme Zone, Jurong Regional LibraryStories have an integral role to play in the lives of our growing children. In this interactive workshop, parents will learn how to be more effective storytellers when reading to their children. Children are welcome in the workshop.Parents with children aged 4 to 8
9.00 am – 5.00 pmSAFRA Timberland 40,000m Challenge (Climb for Charity!)SAFRA Adventure Sports CentreCome and Climb for Charity! For every 4 metres climbed, $1 will be donated to Rainbow Centre. All registered participants stand a chance to win Timberland watches in a lucky draw.5 and above
8 – 9 Sep 124.00 pm – 8.00 pmNTUC Income Kite Festival Singapore 2012 presented by ACT 3 International: Grand Flying DaysThe Promontory @ Marina BayThe popular NTUC Income Kite Festival Singapore is back! At Grand Flying Days, you can expect thrilling kite performances from international kite masters, along with kite making workshops and arts performances. Bring your family and fly away!All ages
9 Sep 128.15 am – 12.00 nnSingapore Bay Run1 Esplanade Drive (Flag-off at Esplanade Bridge)The SAFRA Singapore Bay Run comprises a non-competitive 5 km Fun Run for the Family and a 800 m Father & Child Challenge. Participants will enjoy a unique route over the new Marina Bay area and historical places, and street side performances.All ages
9 Sep 121.00 pm – 6.00 pmDate Your GrandparentsThe Plaza (Level 1, National Library Building)Spend a special afternoon together with your grandparents. Marvel at performances by seniors; view exhibitions; make crafts together; record a video at the P.S. I Love You video booth for grandparents and grandchildren!All ages
More Kids Activities and Shows This September 2012 Holidays and Beyond!
1 – 18 Sep 2012Tuesdays to Thursdays: 10.00 am and 2.30 pm; Fridays and Saturdays: 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm; and Sundays: 11.00 am and 5.00 pm.The Arabian Nights 2012The Singapore Airlines Theatre, LASALLE College of the ArtsFrom the epic adventures of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Sinbad’ to ‘The Tale of the Hunchback’, the musical depicts a fabulous world of magic, intrigue, princesses, heroes and adventure.5 to 105
7 Sep – 7 Oct 20129.00 am to 11.30 pmLantern Festival 2012Chinese GardenThe Lantern Festival returns to the Chinese Garden with the theme “Fairyland”. See the Gardens decked out in lanterns, sit on carnival rides, indulge in food stalls and watch a Sichuan Acrobatic Group every night at 8pm.All ages
Till 9 Sep 2012Tuesdays to Fridays: 8.00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays: 2.00 pm & 8.00 pm
Slava’s SnowshowSands TheatreSLAVA’S SNOWSHOW is a breathtaking spectacle of beautifully crafted comic images, restoring childish wonder in people of all ages. Experience an evening of fun and enchantment with this multi award-winning international sensation.All ages
10 – 30 Sep 201210.00 am – 10.00 pm“Cats of the World” Photo Exhibition & Saturday Purrzaar Market for cat loversThe Arts House“Cats of The World” Photo Exhibition is back by popular demand for the sixth year at The Arts House from 10 to 30 September 2012. Cat lovers will also love the hugely popular Saturday “Purrzaar” Market on 15 and 22 September 2012.All ages
Till 30 Sep 2012Weekdays: 10.00 am; Saturdays: 11.00 am, 2.00 pm, 5.00 pm; Sundays: 11.00 am, 2.00 pm.Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the HatDBS Arts Centre – Home of SRTBased on the all-time favourite book by Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat has been developed into a magically witty play by Britain’s National Theatre which will be faithfully reproduced by SRT’s The Little Company.All ages
Till 30 Sep 201210.00 am – 10.00 pmHarry Potter: The ExhibitionArtScience MuseumFrom 2 June to 30 September 2012, fans can peer into the magical world of Harry Potter for the first time in Asia and get up-close to hundreds of authentic costumes and props from all eight Harry Potter films.All ages
Till 30 Nov 20128.45 am – 9.45 pmSingapore Cable Car Presents Angry Birds Adventure Atop Mount FaberSingapore Cable Car (HarbourFront Tower Two or Mount Faber)Hop onto a magical experience right from the moment you reach the cable car ticketing counter! Journey through an Angry Birds Adventure onboard the Singapore Cable Car with Angry Birds plush companions.All ages
Till 31 Dec 2012Mondays: 1.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Tuesdays to Sundays: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
Imagine DragonsSingapore Philatelic MuseumIt’s the Lunar Year of Dragons at Imagine Dragons! Through an international collection of stamps, philatelic items and interactive displays, children can go on a quest to explore the world of dragons.5 to 10
Till 5 April 201310.00 am – 6.00 pmCandy Unwrapped – ExhibitionScience Centre SingaporeCandy Unwrapped uncovers the surprising biology, chemistry, physiology and psychology behind the world of candy. Explore how taste and your other senses, such as sight and smell, are used by the human body to determine what tastes good!5 and above

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