It’s a great weekend for art enthusiasts, swim fans and pet lovers all! So hurry on and get out there to make the most of it.
1. PLAYtime! Us
Till 25 Aug
Esplanade Theatre Studio
Help little ones explore themes of loneliness, friendship and love in this musical play about two best friends who whose lives change when another wants to join in and play. Learn more.
2. Gardeners’ Day Out and Pets’ Day Out
17 Aug, 9 am to 3 pm
Bring your beloved furry friends along to the inaugural Pets’ Day Out and enjoy a range of fun activities, learn care tips and maybe even bring home a new addition to your family at the animal adoption drive. Details.
3. FINA Swimming World Cup Singapore 2019
15 to 17 Aug
OCBC Aquatic Centre
Be there to cheer on our local pool heroes as they take on champions from all around the world before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. More info.
4. Weekends at The Artground
17 to 18 Aug, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Head down and have fun with a range of age-specific drop-in programmes, from storytelling and craft workshops to dance and movement sessions. Find out more.
5. “Journey to the West – Monkey King vs Jade Rabbit” in Mandarin
17 Aug, 7:30 pm to 9 pm
See this story from the classic Chinese novel come to life in a fresh, exotic way as Sun Wukong seeks to protect his master from the Jade Rabbit goblin. Learn more.
6. “Grow with Nature” Drama Series: The Mixed-up Chameleon by Eric Carle (A Drama Workshop)
17 Aug, 10 am to 11 am
Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Explore nature through drama and storytelling in this engaging workshop designed for kids from kindergarten to primary school. More info.
7. Stories in Art: The Midas Touch
17 Aug, 2:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Keppel Centre for Art Education
Hear the famous tale of the king who turns everything he touches to gold, as told by founder-director of ACT 3 Theatrics, R Chandran. Details.
8. Jazz for Dogs
18 Aug, 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Some of our finest jazz singers come together for this concert which aims to reach out to the masses and raise awareness for stray dogs. Find out more.