Weekend Picks: 18 – 19 Feb

SDT Introduction to Coppelia ballet
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It’s an arts bonanza this weekend, with plenty of quality plays, music performances, workshops and craft activities to choose from. Alternatively, indulge in a day of fun and play, or enjoy some great shopping and bargains at a family and baby fair.


1. The Ant and the Grasshopper

18 Feb to 19 Mar

SOTA Drama Theatre

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If you didn’t manage to catch this sold-out production back in 2014, now’s your chance. A bright, breezy musical that puts a new spin on the classic Aesop’s fable, this promises to be fun, educational entertainment for the whole family. Find out more.

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2. ACT 3 Drama Academy: Zodiac Mania

19 Feb, 10:30 am to 11:45 am

ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre

Discover the unique experience of watching a play and then participating in a workshop about it immediately after. Encouraging kids to explore the themes and character they encountered during the play, this is a great exercise in stretching the imagination. More info.

ACT 3 Drama Academy's Zodiac Mania February 2017


3. Discovering Music!: Colourful Tales

18 Feb, 4 pm to 5 pm

Victoria Concert Hall

The SSO’s Associate Conductor, Jason Lai, showcases some colourful ballets based on folktales, and shows how these incredible musical pieces were inspired by stories. Details.



4. SuperMom Baby Fair 2017

17 to 19 Feb, 9 am to 9 pm (8 pm on Sunday)

Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre

There’s no better place this weekend to shop for baby and child products, learn about the latest stuff launched in the market, or score some great bargains. There are also lots of family-friendly amenities and activities in place to ensure you shop in comfort.

SuperMom Baby Fair


5. Take part in Art Kaleidoscope

18 & 19 Feb

Various SAFRA branches

A joint initiative with the National Arts Council and Arts for All, Art Kaleidoscope is a series of activities and events designed to help kids have fun and interact through art. There are different programmes taking place at SAFRA Toa Payoh, Mount Faber, Punggol and Jurong, so be sure to drop by for some artsy fun.



6. Rochee: The Friendliest Cockroach

17 Feb to 5 Mar

Esplanade Theatre Studio

It’s not easy for a roach to make friends. Find out if Rochee the cockroach succeeds in convincing others that he’s no pest. Find out more.

Rochee the Friendliest Cockroach


7. Introduction to Coppelia

18 Feb, 1 pm & 5 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

In the leadup to its 2017 season opener, the Singapore Dance Theatre is putting on this one-hour condensed version of the classic ballet. Designed specially too introduce young ones to the magic of ballet and dance. More info.

SDT Introduction to Coppelia ballet


8. Rise & Shine Family Fun Fest

17 to 19 Feb, from 11 am daily

Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre

Indulge in all-day games, activities and contests at this indoor family funfest, which features a huge bouncy castle, colouring and fashion contests, try-outs and more! Parents can also take the chance to browse among numerous enrichment and education booths. Details

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9. Arts by the Sea: It’s Story Time – Heroes!

18 Feb, 10 am to 11 am

Siglap South Community Centre

Join storyteller, Roger Jenkins, as well as thespians such as Gerald Chew, as they take you on a magical journey through tales, games and crafts. Find out more.




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