Weekend Picks: 14 – 15 July

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Looking for things to do over the weekend of 14 and 15 July 2018? Enjoy cultural performances, take in nature and learn how to upcycle at weekend workshops. Find out what is in store this weekend in Singapore.


1. Pesta Raya

12 to 15 July
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Enjoy the sounds of Malay drums, be entertained at a Children’s concert and take part in a parent-child sensory play workshop this weekend at Esplanade’s Pesta Raya. This Malay Festival of Arts will feature both free and ticketed programmes. Find out more.

Pesta Raya


2. Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City. Masterpieces of the Musée national des arts asiatiques-Guimet

Extended till 29 July
Asian Civilisations Museum


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Angkor: Exploring Cambodia’s Sacred City. Masterpieces of the Musée national des arts asiatiques-Guimet at the Asian Civilisations Museum has been extended till 29 July 2018. Pay a visit to discover the art, architecture and legacy of the ancient city. There are activities for kids within the exhibition space including pencil rubbing stations and trail routes based on different themes. Find out more.

A 10th century sculpture of Hindu deity Brahma greets visitors as they enter the second section of the exhibition
A 10th century sculpture of Hindu deity Brahma greets visitors as they enter the second section of the exhibition

3. Weekends in the Park: Lifestyle Market & Workshops

14 to 15 July, 11 am to 8 pm
Marine Cove, East Coast Park

Learn how to repurpose everyday items at upcycling workshops and shop for creative crafts at a Lifestyle Market. Other free workshops taking place include a Milk Carton Coin Pouch Making Worksop, Peranakan Tiles Workshop and outdoor learning activities such as making a “Sure Fly” Paper Aeroplane. There will also be promotions at the F&B outlets at Marine Cove over the weekend. Find out more.

Lifestyle Market
Image: NParks

4. Rhapsody In The Garden

15 July, 6 pm to 7 pm
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Join the Dunman High Symphonic Band for an evening of music with songs like Adele’s 21 along with cinema hits such as Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean. Find out more.


5. Rainforest Lumina

2 July to 5 Aug, 7:30 pm to 12 am
Singapore Zoo

Experience the rainforest and all its creatures like you never have before in this late-night adventure. There’s also an immersive storytelling element, with a roaming Creature Crew inviting you to step into their enchanting world. Details.

Wall of Fame
Image: Moment Factory

6. Book Jam with Judith Huang

14 July, 2 pm to 3 pm
Bishan Public Library

Join author Judith Huang in a reading and discussion of her novel Sofia & The Utopia Machine, a story about a young girl who creates a new universe in her mother’s Biopolis lab. For ages 10 to 14. This is part of National Library Board’s Read! Fest 2018. Find out more.


7. Sentosa GrillFest

13 to 29 July, Fridays to Sunday
Siloso Beach, Sentosa

Siloso Beach will be transformed into a food have with plenty of food options, performing acts and plenty of food choices as part of Sentosa GrillFest 2018. Find out more.


8. KidZania Go!

Till 15 July, 11 am to 9 pm
Basement 2, Terminal 3, Changi Airport

Kids can play-pretend as a photography student, junior dentist and assistant chiropractor at KidZania Go! at Changi Airport. Spend a minimum sum at Changi Airport to take part in the role-playing events. Find out more.

KidZania Go! to Changi Airport
Image: KidZania Singapore

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