Weekend Picks: 1 – 2 June

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Say hello to the school holidays! Kick off this month of fun with a wide array of exciting activities which range from quirky arts performances and learning adventures to animal encounters and concerts in the park.

 

1. Flipside 2019

Till 2 June

Esplanade

Enjoy unusual, delightful and surprising shows at this arts festival for the young and young at heart. Look out for the free roving performances happening over the weekend too. Learn more.

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Photo: “The Pigeoning” by Robin Frohardt; presented by HERE’s Dream Music Puppetry Program; production photography: Sunday, December 1, 2013; 6:00 PM at Dorothy B. Williams Theatre; HERE Arts Center, NYC. Photograph: © 2013 Richard Termine
PHOTO CREDIT – Richard Termine

 

2. SAFRA Punggol Weekend Fun

1 June, 10 am to 6 pm

SAFRA Punggol

Play, experiment and explore with engaging workshops themed on literacy, arts, science and gourmet. Also, don’t miss the storytelling competition where families and kids can reminisce on Singapore’s history. Details.

SAFRA Punggol Weekend Fun (June Edition)

 

3. Get Curious! – Children’s Special 2019

1 to 30 June, 10 am to 7 pm

National Museum of Singapore

To mark the launch of its official interactive guidebook for families, Get Curious!, the National Museum has lined up all sorts of fun programmes such as character tours, cinema screenings, workshops and themed story worlds. More info.

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4. I-Opener: Play with the Senses at Playeum – An Art Adventure

Till 26 April 2020

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Let our child embrace creativity and uninhibited art at this new exhibition featuring four play spaces designed by four artists with disabilities. Find out more.

I-Opener: Play With The Senses At Playeum - An Art Adventure - Cavan Scope

 

5. Singapore Zoo Circle of Life Festival

1 June to 31 Aug

Singapore Zoo

Celebrating creatures big and small and everybody’s roles in maintaining a healthy ecosystem, festivities include a savannah-themed moving tram with musical performers, photo points based on Disney’s The Lion King and a self-guided trail. More info.

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Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

 

6. NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra

1 June, 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Fort Canning Park

Fans of rock classics and retro music, this is where you need to be! Head down with the family to enjoy hit tunes from the ’60s to the ’90s while feasting on a wide selection of local eats. Learn more.

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7. DinoQuest at Science Centre Singapore

1 June to 31 Aug

Science Centre Singapore

Time travel back to the Cretaceous period when polar dinosaurs roamed at this interactive exhibition which draws on discoveries made at Dinosaur Cove in Australia. Details.

DinoQuest at Science Centre Singapore: Embark On A Search For Dinosaurs

 

8. S.E.A. Aquarium: Noisy Ocean

Till 30 June

S.E.A. Aquarium

Discover the ocean’s vast range of sounds – good and bad – and their impact on marine creatures with interactive programmes, games and live shows. Find out more.

[Video] S.E.A. Aquarium Ocean Fest 2019 - The Noisy Ocean

 

9. Festival Closing Concert with Singapore Symphony Orchestra

2 June, 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Bringing the curtain down on the Singapore International Festival of Arts is this rousing concert featuring some of our country’s leading classical music stars. More info.

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Photo by Kael Bloom on Unsplash

 

10. Pesta Ubin 2019 

Till 30 June

Pulau Ubin

Experience the island’s laidback kampung lifestyle and take in its beauty through heritage tours, nature walks and sports activities like kayaking and cycling. Learn more.

Mangrove Kayaking - Pesta Ubin 2018
Source: Ria Tan

 

 

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