Hey! It’s July and we’re officially into the second half of 2022. What’s more, it’s also the Youth Day long weekend for students, since Youth Day falls on 3 July and Monday, 4 July is a scheduled school holiday. So, if you are wondering what to do over the weekend of 2 & 3 July 2022, we’ve got some ideas and suggestions for you.
What to Do This Weekend in Singapore: 2 & 3 July 2022
Hydrangea Holidays & Orchids of Costa Rica
Take snaps in front of a seven-metre-tall windmill and admire the colourful blooms at Hydrangea Holidays at the Flower Dome. You can make a bid for one of the artworks presented at the flower display. Then pop over to Cloud Forest to view the interesting species of orchids from Costa Rica on display. Find out more about Hydrangea Holidays and Orchids of Costa Rica.
Pororo Fun Carnival at SAFRA Punggol
Have some old-school fun on carnival rides and bounce about at Pororo-themed inflatables at the Pororo Fun Carnival at SAFRA Punggol this weekend, on till 11 July 2022. Get more details here.
Morning Magic & Ox-Ten Book Club at Agora Colearning
Spend a magical morning at Agora Colearning at HarbourFront Centre on Sunday, 3 July. Anderson the magician will be presenting his brand of magic before inviting kids to get in on the action too. 5 to 12 years old. Get more details and register here.
On Monday, 4 July, kids 6 to 9 can enjoy a story time based on Charlotte’s Web where they’ll learn the story’s major themes and explore literary techniques. Children aged 2 to 4 are invited to a reading session of Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson too. Get more details here.
Coney Island Intertidal Walk on Youth Day
Head outdoors for for an intertidal walk on Youth Day! Head to Coney Island’s shore bright and early to check out the creatures in the intertidal zone. Sign up for this Little Day Outing here.
Family Art Tours at National Gallery Singapore
This weekend, 2 and 3 July, join a Family Art Tour that is taking place as part of the Ever Present exhibition at National Gallery Singapore. Learn about different artworks with the aid of a facilitator and learn about the connection between art and nature. Get more details here.
We Live in an Ocean of Air
This multi-sensory immersive installation at ArtScience Museum unveils the connections between the animal, plant, human and natural worlds using virtual reality. Get more details about We Live in an Ocean of Air.
Meet with the minions and hit the rides over and over again. Have fun as you head around the Groovy Summer at Universal Studios Singapore. Get more details here.
MOLLY the Mobile Library
MOLLY the Mobile Library will be out and about this weekend. On Saturday, 2 July, pay a visit to it when it heads to Punggol Edge. On Sunday, 3 July, it will be making its way over to Dover Gardens. Pop over to pick up a children’s book from this roving library truck.
New Bukit Timah Railway Station Community Node
Pay a visit to the Bukit Timah Railway Station community node to learn about Singapore’s railway heritage and even pay a visit to the new cafe at the former Station Staff quarters. Get more details about the Bukit Timah Railway Station community node along the Rail Corridor.
Energizer Fitness Fiesta
The Energizer Fitness Fiesta takes place at OCBC Square on 3 July 2022. With six fitness stations and six carnival kiosks, these activities will challenge and evaluate participants’ physical attributes like agility, balance, cardiovascular fitness and muscle endurance. Tickets to the Energizer Fitness Fiesta can be obtained by submitting a single receipt totalling a minimum of $10 spent on Energizer batteries, battery chargers or flashlights here. Each receipt will be exchangeable for two entry passes to the Fiesta.
Hike Across the Central Catchment Area
If you want to have a bit of a outdoor challenge this weekend, head out for a hike from Windsor Nature Park to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. You can even choose to stop by the Treetop Walk on your way across. Find out what to expect at here.
Heads Up: Kayak ‘N’ Klean – Parent & Child
Passion Wave @ Sembawang is organising a Kayak ‘N’ Klean programmes for children between 7 to 11 years old on 9 July 2022. Orientate yourself to the basics of kayaking and head out to sea for a meaningful cleanup. Registration closes on Monday, 5 July 2022. Get more details and sign up here.