We are mid-way through the month of April. For your mid-April weekend, we have some suggestions of things to do around Singapore on 17 & 18 April 2021.
What to Do This Weekend In Singapore: 17 & 18 April 2021
Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore
The Human x Nature exhibition at the National Library building at Victoria Street takes a look at how nature was studied in Singapore in the past, the impact of economic activity and steps being taken to restore the natural environment. A multimedia exhibition also present various natural history illustrations and facts from various themed collections. Get more details here.
Life in Edo | Russel Wong in Kyoto
The latest exhibition at Asian Civilisations Museum showcases what life was like in Edo, as Tokyo was formerly known in days of yore. This is contrasted with an exhibition on Kyoto, seen through the lens of photographer Russel Wong. While at the Asian Civilisations Museum, you can also visit the recently revamped Fashion Gallery. Find out more on what to expect here.
Hari Raya Light Ups
This year, there are not one but two Hari Raya light ups taking place in Singapore. Geylang Serai has been illuminated with colourful lights and decorated with two arches. This year, the bazaar has been shifted online so that everyone can shop safely. The second light up is at Kampong Glam where there is also a light projection show in the evening at the Sultan Mosque. While at Kampong Glam, you may wish to visit the cat exhibition at Malay Heritage Centre. Get more details on the light ups at Geylang Serai and Kampong Glam.
Tiong Bahru Bakery at The Foothills
Want to visit a new eatery? Tiong Bahru Bakery now has an outlet at The Foothills where you can tuck into their savoury croissants, including a special sourdough version. It is just next to the Jubilee Park playground where kids can have fun. Or go on an Adventure Quest around Fort Canning to work up an appetite.
Yet to visit Coastal PlayGrove at the former Big Splash site? Find out what you can do there including taking the big slides and allowing the kids to splash about at the water play area.
Climb Fuji Hill at Bukit Batok Neighbourhood Park
Recently reopened, this Bukit Batok Neighbourhood Park, also known as Fuji Hill, has a fun playground. You can also ascend up the low hill for views of the surrounding neighbourhood from the summit.
Indian New Year Open House
Pay a visit to Indian Heritage Centre’s Indian New Year Open House on Saturday, 17 April 2021, 10 am to 5 pm. Try out Thoranam tying, Rangoli stencilling and take part in a Pulkari Tile Design Kids Workshop. You can also visit the the Sikhs in Singapore exhibition. Get more details here.
Gardeners’ Day Out
Kids and parents can tune in to the NParks YouTube channel on 17 April to learn how to make a suncatcher. Other online events include a Gardening with Edibles Masterclass and online demonstration on making a rain shelter. Get more details here.
Collect Your Free Hand Sanitiser
PSA: If you want to collect free hand sanitiser provided by Temasek Foundation, you can do so at community centres and clubs around Singapore. Find out what you need to take along to collect the hand sanitiser.
The Sea Show
Pay a visit to the Singapore Maritime Gallery to view The Sea Show. This exhibition features artworks which aim to invoke kids’ curiosity about the ocean and maritime environment. Find out more here.
Go All Tiki at Circuit Tiki and The Sea of Tiki
Go go-kart racing on a 550 metre long track at the Resorts World Sentosa car park. There are two types of karts available – Novice and Pro. Alternatively, pay a visit to The Sea of Tiki at S.E.A. Aquarium.
Windsor Nature Park
Looking for an outdoor park to explore this weekend, 17 and 18 April 2021? Windsor Nature Park has boardwalks and streams that make it an easy walk to enjoy on a day out. It is also a gateway to the Central Catchment Area, should you wish to go for a longer hike.
Use Your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers
Need some ideas for family-friendly ways to use your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers? Check out 10 of them here!