Weekend Picks: 15 – 16 Oct

Centrepoint Makers Market hologram kit
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Hooray for the weekend! Everyone needs a break from the books, the homework and the extra classes from time to time. Here, we highlight some goings-on where the whole family can relax and have some simple, wholesome fun.


1. Spooky Seas

Till 31 Oct, 10 am to 7 pm

S.E.A. Aquarium

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It’s good ol’ fashioned pirate fun down at the S.E.A Aquarium, which has lined up a series of themed activities for October to celebrate Halloween. Watch Skeleton Wanderers seek out Sea Fairies in an underwater show, listen to oceanic tales by Gypsy, catch the mascots for a spooky photo opp and more. Details.

SEA Aquarium Spooky Seas


2. Baby Market 2016

14 to 16 Oct, 11 am to 9 pm

Singapore Expo

Said to be the largest baby fair in Southeast Asia, this is a mega gathering of every kid- and pregnancy-related product you could need under one big roof. There are great bargains in store, plus entertainment and family-friendly facilities. Learn more.



3. Got to Move 2016

Till 23 Oct

Various locations

With close to 150 free performances, workshops, games and dance-related activities on offer during this island-wide dance campaign, you’re sure to find something that will inspire you to pull on those dancing shoes and shake your bon bon. More info.

Got to Move


4. Sing Chu Chinese Storytelling

15 Oct, 11:30 am to 12 pm

Tampines Regional Library

Trying to find an interesting way for your kids to learn Mandarin? Do it through fun and engaging stories drawn from the repository of the Chou Sing Chu Foundation. Find out more.

Sing Chu Chinese Storytelling


5. Forest Adventure

Till 29 Dec, 9:30 am to 6 pm

Bedok Reservoir Road

Singapore’s first and only treetop obstacle course has introduced a great Buddy Package promo deal where you pay a discounted rate of $145 for five people on its Kids Course. Between 16 and 20 Oct, all PSLE students can also enjoy free entry to the Grand Course! More info.

Forest Adventure kids


6. Deepavali Festival Village

Till 28 Oct, 11 am to 10 pm

Campbell Lane & Hastings Road

Mark the Festival of Light with a trip down to this bustling bazaar. There, you can have fun shopping amongst stalls offering all manner of Indian and Deepavali-related goods, from traditional clothing to ornaments, food and more.



7. The Makers’ Festival

Till 30 Oct

The Centrepoint

This inaugural festival of creativity and interactivity features a Makers’ Marketplace where you’ll find unique handicrafts, accessories and homewares; various craft and creative workshops; and a showcase of various makers and their inventions this weekend. Find out more.

Centrepoint Makers Market hologram kit


8. Wicked – The Musical

Till 20 Nov

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

There’s a reason this colourful musical fantasy is a monster hit that has been seen by over 50 million people. Discover the unforgettable story of two unlikely friends – the green-skinned outcast Elphaba, and the blonde and pretty Glinda – in this multi award-winning extravaganza. More info.


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