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What to Do This Weekend: 9 & 10 October 2021
Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival
Celebrate Children’s Day 2021 with Esplanade’s Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival – a festival that encourages play and family fun in a series of free and digital programmes. joys of childhood through the arts with uplifting online programmes and selected performances over the Children’s Day 2021 weekend. Get more details here.
UNTAME STEAM Festival
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UNTAME, the annual KidsSTOP STEAM Festival is back for its third year. Celebrate this Children’s Day with a line-up of festivities both digital and on-site. This year’s theme for the UNTAME: STEAM Festival focuses on building a more sustainable world, through engaging hands-on STEAM challenges, parent-child activities, children’s and educators’ workshops. Read more here.
Tulipmania is back. This year, the display traces the origin of the tulip as a rare wildflower in the wilderness of Central Asia. It is opening from 7 October till 14 November 2021, 9 am to 9 pm. Visitors can admire colourful tulips and a traditional yurt handmade by Kazakh craftsmen. Read more about Tulipmania 2021 here.
Singapore Garden Festival Hort Show
The Singapore Garden Festival Hort Show will run from 9 to 31 October 2021 with a hybrid programme comprising virtual and physical activities. The virtual programme includes a variety of talks, workshops as well as an e-marketplace to enable members of the public to shop from the comfort of their homes. On-site displays will take place at Singapore Botanic Gardens and Jurong Lake Gardens. There are also competitions to take part in. Read more at the site here.
Join Build Outside the Box IG Live Sessions
Actress-parent Joanne Peh and early learning expert Fynn Sor’s (@happytotshelf) will be sharing their thoughts on 9 October, 3 pm on Joanne’s Instagram page (@joannepeh).
Through Instagram Live sessions, the second edition of LEGO’s Rebuild the World campaign in Singapore celebrates children as the masters of creative problem solving and shows what can be achieved when they creatively overcome challenges by building and rebuilding with LEGO bricks. Read more about the campaign and competitions you can take part in here.
Celebrating Our Grands with Families for Life
This year’s Families For Life’s annual ‘Celebrating Our Grands’ celebrates the strong bonds between multiple generations of the family. This celebration hopes to encourage the younger members of the family to show appreciation for their grandparents or elderly extended family members. There are also some heart-warming comic strips for a reader’s enjoyment. More information can be found at the site here.