With school winding down and the long holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start gearing up for fun, fun, fun! Here are some fabulous events this weekend to get ball rolling.
1. Singapore Writers Festival 2017 – Aram
Till 12 Nov
GIVEAWAY: Stand to Win Prizes including a Marky Polo Travels Book Set and Tickets to Nestopia & HydroDash
MARCH HOLIDAYS: The Best Activities and Ideas for Kids and Families in Singapore
This festival’s gone from strength to strength each year, and so has its list of quality programmes and activities for kids and families. From writing workshops for junior writers to art and craft sessions and meet-the-author opportunities, there’s lots to dig into. Details.
2. The Sound of Music
7 Nov to 3 Dec
MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
Probably the world’s best-known and most-loved musicals, this iconic production is packed with familiar, evergreen tunes and a feel-good story about love, family and hope. Find out more.
3. Singapore Botanic Gardens Children’s Festival 2017
11 to 26 Nov
Singapore Botanic Gardens
For two fun-filled weeks, kids can look forward to a wide range of engaging and educational programmes that let them learn more about nature through play, craft, storytelling, walks and workshops. Learn more.
4. Wan Qing CultureFest 2017
Till 12 Nov
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Learn more about Singapore’s vibrant Chinese arts and heritage scene at this cultural extravaganza, which features guided tours, workshops, a bazaar, exciting performances and more.
5. Poinsettia Wishes
10 Nov to 8 Jan 2018
Gardens by the Bay
The Flower Dome gets transformed into a wintry, Nordic wonderland filled with pine trees, poinsettias and other festive blooms. Be sure to have your camera on hand as you stroll through settings like Santa’s reading cabin and the giant tent-dwelling of Finland’s indigenous Sami people. More info.
9 to 12 Nov
Celebrate the Singapore Navy’s 50th birthday with a visit aboard a Formidable-class frigate, and learn more about our maritime history and strengths through simulators, displays, performances and other fun highlights. Find out more.
7. Healthy Lifestyle Festival SG
11 to 12 Nov
Singapore Sports Hub
Learn how the whole family can enjoy a healthier, fuller life at this carnival. With different zones addressing different age groups, it’s a chance for everyone to have some fun and find out more about how to live well. Details.
8. Circus! Science Under The Big Top
Till 18 Mar, 10 am to 6 pm daily
Science Centre Singapore
Unravel the science behind some of the most popular circus acts and learn some lesser-known facts about their inner workings at this fascinating exhibition. More info.