Weekend Picks: 16 – 17 Mar

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Kick off the March school holidays with a bang! There’s a whole slew of fabulous events going on this weekend, so be sure to get out there and get busy having fun.


1. Gretel and Hansel

13 Mar to 26 Apr

KC Arts Centre

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This season-opener by the Singapore Repertory Theatre’s The Little Company reimagines the classic fairytale from the point of view of the elder sibling, Gretel. Watch this heartfelt, humorous production and be reminded of the importance of family unity and love. Details.

Gretel and Hansel


2. Arts In Your Neighbourhood

Till 24 Mar

Various locations

Enjoy a wide range of interesting and original arts experiences like music and theatre with no hassle, as this National Arts Council initiative brings them right into your neighbourhood. More info.

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3. Family Fun at the National Museum: School’s Out, Play’s In!

16 Mar

National Museum of Singapore

There’s a full day of kid- and family-centric programmes to enjoy, from inter-generational workshops and sensory play to storytelling and tours. Find out more.

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4. An Intergalactic Adventure

16 to 17 Mar

Victoria Concert Hall

Join space captain Alasdair Malloy and the crew of the Space Ship Orchestra on an interstellar musical trek to distant stars and unknown planets. Learn more.

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5. Singapore Heritage Festival 2019

15 Mar to 7 Apr

Various locations

Discover gems of history and stories of your neighbourhood through a wide range of programmes such as walk, tours, exhibitions and more. Don’t miss the Armenian Street Party, which is also a farewell bash for the Peranakan Museum before it shuts for renovations. More info.

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6. #BuySingLit 2019

Till 17 Mar

Various locations

Support the works of local authors when you participate in the workshops, performances and other programmes lined up at this initiative which turns the spotlight on homegrown literature. Find out more.

#BuySingLit 2019


7. Everything You Know Goes Away: An Indoor Interactive Playground

16 Mar to 7 Apr

The Substation

Reminisce about your childhood days and give your kids a glimpse into the past at this playground with a nostalgic twist, featuring things like the Toa Payoh dragon playground and Big Splash. Details.

Everything you know goes away Key Visual 2019 1


8. KidsConnect 2019

15 to 16 Mar, 10:30 am to 6 pm

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Kids rule the day here, as they present a full line-up of performances and activities for other kids and families, from drama and dance to roving buskers, craft booths and even a rock concert. More info.

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9. An Evening with Studio Ghibli

16 Mar, 4:30 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Follow ITE College West’s Symphonic Band as they take you on a journey to relive the cinematic magic of music from Studio Ghibli animation. Learn more.

Spirited Away movie still


10. Singapore Festival of Fun

14 to 24 Mar

Clarke Quay

Head on over as Clarke Quay comes alive with street performers from Covent Garden performing thrilling one-of-a-kind stunts. Find out more.

Clarke Quay Singapore Festival of Fun


11. Sentosa FunFest 2019

16 to 24 Mar

Palawan Green

It’s cuteness overload at this inflatable festival, which features over 800 inflatables of Sanrio characters such as Hello Kitty, My Melody and Gudetama. Learn more.

Sentosa FunFest 2019, Palawan Beach


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