Weekend Picks: 12 – 13 Oct

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With year-end exams looming for many kids, it may feel like there’s not much to do besides hit the books. Not true! Step out for a breather with these fun but relaxing activities.


1. SAFRA CareFest 2019

12 Oct, 10 am to 8 pm

SAFRA Toa Payoh

Drop by this carnival to do your part for a worthy cause and have a good time too! Held in support of SAFRA Swim For Hope charity fundraiser. Learn more.

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2. Ding Yi Outreach “Go Local” Series

12 Oct, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Ding Yi Music Company marks the Singapore Bicentennial with a concert that features local composers’ works with the ethnic music of our forefathers. Find out more.

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3. Fight the Deadliest Monster

Till 31 Oct

Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park

Learn how you can protect wildlife by preventing plastic waste from polluting the natural environment. There are interactive art installations and recycling activity stations, plus kids get to enter for free (terms and conditions apply). Details.

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4. Weekends at The Artground

12 to 13 Oct

The Artground

Enjoy a variety of age-specific drop-in programmes, from dance workshops and storytelling sessions to music and nature classes. More info.

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5. What’s Your Move

11 to 13 Oct

Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Grab your dancing shoes and head over to learn some slick moves from professional instructors. There are also exhilarating performances lined up as some of our top dance studios present their spin on classic genres. Details.

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6. Little Music Explorer

13 Oct

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music Concert Hall

Join the MacPherson Philharmonic Orchestra on an adventure of musical exploration, as you learn about the beautiful sounds and beats of different instruments. Find out more.

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7. Let’s Dance!

13 Oct, 3 pm to 4 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

In line with the Esplanade’s da:ns festival taking place this month, the People’s Association Youth Chinese Orchestra presents a dance-themed repertoire that is sure to delight and enthrall. Learn more.

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8. SAF Bandstand 7

13 Oct, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Grdens

Relive the magic of the movies, as military musicians from The Singapore Armed Forces Ceremonial Band perform rousing renditions of soundtracks from hit films like The Little Mermaid and The Greatest Showman. More info.

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