Weekend Picks: 1 – 2 Oct

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Yay, the weekend’s here! We highlight some events taking place that everyone in the family can enjoy while chilling out and spending quality time together.


1. Heart-A-Bear Family Heartival

1 to 2 Oct, 8 am to 6 pm

Gardens by the Bay East

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Have fun and bond as a family at this carnival, which features activities, games, quests and challenges for kids of different ages. There is also a bouncy castle, carnival games and even a Zumba workout to look forward to. Learn more.

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2. Sing Chu Chinese Storytelling

1 Oct, 12 pm to 12:30 pm & 4 pm to 4:30 pm

Toa Payoh Public Library & Woodlands Regional Library

Make learning Mandarin fun and engaging for your kids through the use of interesting stories that spark their imagination and instill good values. There are two sessions being conducted this Saturday – one at Toa Payoh Library and the other at Woodlands Regional Library.

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3. Southern Ridges Heritage & Nature Trail

1 Oct, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Telok Blangah Hill Park

Step back to nature and take this guided walk to discover the rich history and diverse flora and fauna of the Southern Ridges. Participation is free but pre-registration is required so hurry. Find out more.



4. Wicked – The Musical

29 Sept to 20 Nov

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

One of Broadway and the West End’s most successful and celebrated musicals of all time has hit our shores! Catch this unforgettable production based on the bestselling novel to discover a colourful, magical world…and the hidden story behind the Wizard of Oz. Details.



5. International A Cappella Festival 2016

1 Oct, 6 pm to 8 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

The annual festival kicks off with this free outdoor concert. From classical a cappella to contemporary hip hop and more, there will be a wide range of genres being performed by various groups and artists. So pack your picnic mat, sit back and enjoy an evening of great music. More info.

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6. OFC Social Market

1 to 2 Oct, 11 am to 6 pm

Open Farm Community

This curated market of fresh, local and artisanal produce is back for its sixth edition. From hand-crafted sweet treats and premium baking ingredients to premium fresh foods, this is where you’ll find all the gastronomic goodies. Find out more.



7. Saturdays @ ACM: All Lit Up!

1 Oct, 1 pm to 5 pm

Asian Civilisations Museum

To celebrate Children’s Day and upcoming Deepavali, the museum has lined up a range of themed activities from dramas about the Festival of Light to craft sessions. Learn more.




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