Weekend Picks: 19 – 20 Oct

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This weekend, celebrate Deepavali, youth culture, the arts and environmental responsibility with these fab events taking place indoors and out, at parks and the museum.


1. Where Is Peter Rabbit?

18 to 20 Oct

Victoria Theatre

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Enter the magical world of Beatrix Potter and see beloved characters from the Peter Rabbit stories brought to life in a theatre spectacular that features life-like puppets, original songs and a story that’s sure to give you the fuzzies. Details.

Where is Peter Rabbit?


2. Deepavali 2019 Celebrations at the National Museum

19 Oct, 11 am to 5 pm

National Museum of Singapore

Mark the Festival of Lights with activities ranging from craft and dance to a rangoli workshop and a historical fiction production about the sari’s impact on Singapore history. Learn more.

National Museum Deepavali Craft Activity


3. Youths Celebrate! 2019

18 to 27 Oct, 4 pm to 11 pm

Gardens by the Bay

See the Supertree Grove transformed into a mesmerising neon jungle and be treated to exciting programmes that include neon face painting, a night market and upcycling workshops. More info.

Youths Celebrate 2019


4. A Botanic Gardens Movie Series: “The Wizard of Oz”

19 Oct, 6 pm to 9:15 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Kick off this Breast Cancer Awareness Month event with a full body cardio mass workout with the family, then kick back and let the magic of this classic film carry you to the land of Oz. Find out more.

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5. Echoa

18 to 19 Oct

Esplanade Recital Studio

An international hit production, this performance sees two percussionists and two dancers meet on stage and create a delightful fusion of dance, rhythm and sound. Get ready to tap your feet and laugh along to an exhilarating new experience. Details.



6. Singapore Maker Extravaganza 2019

18 to 20 Oct, 10 am to 5 pm

Annexe Hall 1 to 3, Science Centre Singapore

The Singapore Maker Extravaganza 2019 showcases the amazing works of Singaporean makers. A family-friendly event, it celebrates the do-it-yourself culture featuring booths by scientists, engineers, artists and hobbyists. This year’s Singapore Maker Extravaganza features over 550 makers, 66 booths and 16 workshops.


7. Weekends at The Artground

19 to 20 Oct, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

The Artground

Drop by to enjoy a variety of age-specific programmes designed for parent and child, such as dance workshops, storytelling sessions and musical experiences. More info.

Artground 19 20 Oct 2019


8. Fight the Deadliest Monster

Till 31 Oct

Singapore Zoo and Jurong Bird Park

Kids, come visit for free and learn how you can protect wildlife by keeping plastic waste out of their natural habitats through interactive art installations and recycling activity stations. Find out more.

WRS Deadliest Monster activity
Photo: Ayer Ayer Project

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