Weekend Picks: 14 – 15 Oct

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Hooray for the weekend! Whether you’re looking for places for a fun family outing or prefer to relax indoors with some great performances, there’s something for everyone.


1. Free Entry for Kids to Wildlife Reserves Singapore Parks

Till 31 Oct

Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park

READ: What Parents Need to Know for a Fuss-free Day Out

READ: Little India lights up for Deepavali

Be sure to the grab this great offer going on this October, where local residents from ages three to 12 enter the parks for free with every paying adult. Part of the Go Green for Wildlife initiative, which aims to educate children about the environmental impact of plastics. Details.

The Deadliest Monster - Kids Enter Free to Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Jurong Bird Park in October 2017


2. Asia-Pacific Electone Festival 2017

15 October, 3:30 pm

Capitol Theatre

Watch some of the region’s most talented young electone artists duke it out in this electronic keyboard competition organised by Yamaha Music. The audience will also be treated to an original and powerful performance by renowned electone maestro Masahide Nakano. Find out more.

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3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites

Till 15 Oct

Victoria Theatre

See the characters and gorgeous illustrations from Eric Carle’s bestselling children’s book come to live on stage in this rerun of the hugely popular production by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. More info.



4. “The Sound of Music” organised by National Cancer Centre Singapore

14 Oct, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Eco Lake Lawn, Singapore Botanic Gardens

As part of events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the National Cancer Centre has organised this outdoor screening of The Sound of Music, one of the most popular musical films of all time. So grab your picnic mat and basket and head down to enjoy this movie under the stars. Learn more.

Sound of Music movie


5. Catch the Deepavali lights in Little India

Till 12 Nov

Serangoon Road and surrounding areas

With Deepavali on the horizon, now’s the time to head to Little India and soak in some festive vibes. There are photo opps everywhere, and be sure to check out the vibrant festival bazaar for its wide range of goods. Details.

Deepavali Festival Village 2017
Deepavali Festival Village 2017


6. Premiere League Moments

14 Oct, 5 pm to 10:30 pm

Empress Lawn

For the first time ever, NParks and Singtel Media will be holding a free live screening of the epic clash between Liverpool and Manchester United. An inclusive event for the whole family, there will also be fun activities on site like airbrush tattooing, bouncy castle and penalty shoot-outs. More info.

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7. Brush Lettering and Gelatos Workshop by Faber-Castell

14 Oct, 12:30 pm to 3 pm

Redpan Cafe, Marina Square

One of Faber-Castell’s series of creative workshops, this is your chance to learn how to create beautiful artpieces with the brand’s raved-about Calligraphy Brush Pens. Suitable for ages seven and up. Find out more.

Faber Castell Brush Lettering Workshop


8. LEGOLAND Malaysia Halloween Brick-or-Treat

Till 31 Oct


Promising super, spine-tingling fun, visitors can look forward to Halloween-themed games, treats, activities even a parade of walking monsters.






READ: What Parents Need to Know for a Fuss-free Day Out

READ: Little India lights up for Deepavali

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