Weekend Picks: 23 to 24 April

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After a week of schooling and work, it’s time for some well-earned family R&R! Here, we’ve highlighted some of the fun things going on this weekend that are great to unwind to.

1. Hideaways – Creating with Nature

Till 30 Oct, 10 am to 6 pm daily except Mondays

Playeum, the Children’s Centre for Creativity

This new nature-themed exhibition by Playeum offers kids an interactive and immersive experience where they can explore, observe and engage with nature. Each of the hands-on installations are a great way for them to learn more about the world’s ecosystems, its plants and tiny creatures. Read more in our detailed write-up.

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2. Madagascar Live!

21 to 24 April

Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Relive the fun and hilarious escapades from the hit movie as you join Alex the Lion and friends on this wild musical adventure to Madagascar. A great show for audiences of all ages.


3. Tulipmania

Till 22 May

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Learn more about these iconic flowers, such as its origins in the ancient Ottoman Empire and its significance in Turkish culture. The Persian-style settings provide a great backdrop for some family photo opps too. Free guided tours at 11 am and 3 pm daily. Details here.


4. iWheel 4 Fun 2016

24 April, 10 am to 6 pm

Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

It’s Singapore’s first carnival for fans of personal mobility devices such as scooters and unicycles. It’s a chance to try out different brands and models on a 100-m long track, and there are also other fun activities like races, obstacle course challenges, trial clinics, food trucks and more. Admission is free. Find out more.


5. Hanuman – The Superhero Monkey

Till 30 April

KC Arts Centre

This original multi-media production by the SRT’s the Little Company promises a theatrical experience rich in music and visual treats. Witness the feats of Hanuman and his monkey friends as they battle evil kings and monsters in a bid to create a better world. Learn more.


6. ION Orchard Flights of Fancy Bird Show

Till 8 May, Saturdays and Sundays from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Level 1, ION2

If you’re in Orchard Road this weekend, take some time out in the evening to catch this free bird show taking place at ION. It’s a great chance to interact with beautiful avians like macaws and parakeets and discover what they can do.

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7. Blue Man Group 2016 World Tour

Till 23 April

Sands Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

It’s your last chance to catch this fun and visually spectacular performance, which ends its run this Saturday. A mix of comedy, theatre, rock concert and dance party, the show’s new music, stories and state-of-the-art technology will blow you away.

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8. Visit KidZania Singapore

Open seven days a week

Sentosa Palawan Kidz City

Check out this hotly-anticipated indoor role-play mega city for kids. Located within a giant building, it’s a place where kids can let their imagination and ambition run wild as they try their hand at various occupations, from pilots and doctors to fast-food servers, chefs and fire-fighters. Also, be sure to read up on our handy list of things to know before your visit.


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