Weekend Picks: 20 – 21 Oct

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There are lots of great events worth heading out for this weekend! Do your bit for a good cause, relax in the park with a classic family movie, catch a fabulously entertaining theatre production and more.


1. Nursery Crimes

17 Oct to 30 Nov

KC Arts Centre

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What happens when you take familiar nursery rhymes characters and throw them into a potboiler detective mystery? Catch this original and imaginative play that puts a twist on childhood rhymes to find out. Learn more.

Nursery Crimes


2. Festival for Good

20 to 21 Oct, 8 am to 5 pm

Marina One

Support a good cause by shopping at Asia’s largest two-day pop-up market, featuring exciting social enterprise products and services, experience capsules and informative workshops and talks. Find out more.

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3. Dear Zoo

18 to 21 Oct

Victoria Theatre

The classic children’s book is brought to life on stage in this delightful production that mixes puppetry, music and audience interaction. More info.

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4. Neon Jungle

19 to 28 Oct, 4:30 pm to 11 pm

Gardens by the Bay

Step into this neon wonderland and spot the light installations of various endangered South-east Asian animals. There are also circus street acts, a night market and more in store. Details.

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5. A Singapore Botanic Gardens Movie: “Mary Poppins”

20 Oct, 6 pm to 10 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a fun family Zumba workout, then wind down with a picnic and screening of this famous fantasy-musical film. More info.

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6. Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre Open House

20 and 21 Oct, 9:30 am to 12 pm

Discover the beauty aof Chinese dance at this open house which takes place at Sennett Road on the 20th and Toa Payoh on the 21st. Visitors can also look forward to demonstrations and dance workshops. Details.

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7. It Takes A Village To Protect A Child

21 Oct, 9:30 am to 5 pm

Our Tampines Hub

Take a stand against child abuse at this family carnival. On top of games and inflatables,  you’ll also get to learn more abut the problem of child abuse and what you can do to help. More info.

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8. Singapore Dog Festival Halloween Howlers Night Market

19 to 21 Oct, 3 pm to 11 pm

The Grandstand

Enjoy Halloween-themed celebrations and activities with your trusty canine pal at this dog-centred event. Learn more.

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