Hooray for the weekend! Whether you’re already busy prepping for year-end exams or just going through the daily grind, it’s always good to take a breather and relax with some quality time with the family. Here, we show you some stress-free chill-out events taking place.
1. Tribal Tempo
Till 30 Oct
Gardens by the Bay
South Africa is more than just deserts and savannahs, as this floral exhibition shows. The country’s rich, colourful and unique plant life are on dazzling display here, accented by rock art, animal sculptures and a welcoming waterfall.
2. NUS Symphony Orchestra Presents: Symphony in the Park
24 Sept, 6 pm to 7 pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens
Pack a picnic basket and enjoy an evening of musical screen gems with NUSSO, as they present familiar and classic tunes from the movies such as Star Wars, Jurassic Park and Harry Potter.
3. Nature Keeper Programme
24 Sept, 9 am to 12 pm
Dairy Farm Nature Park
Sign your child up for this half-day programme and inculcate in them an appreciation of nature and the importance of conservation. There are limited spaces up for grabs so register fast! Learn more.
4. Saturday Social BBQ Jeep Edition
24 Sept, 4 pm till late
Timbre @ Gillman
Fans of the iconic SUV, don’t miss this chance for family fun and bonding at this free BBQ party, jointly presented by Jeep and Timbre @ Gillman. There are vehicle test drives for adults, toy car racing for kids, a bouncy castle and more. Details.
5. The Gruffalo’s Child
22 to 25 Sept
The follow-up to the smash hit, The Gruffalo, this enchanting, musical adaptation of the award-winning children’s book tells the story of the Gruffalo’s child as she ignores her father’s warning and ventures into the deep, dark wood. More info.
6. Arts in Your Neighbourhood – Rojak Rendevzous
24 Sept, 7 pm to 8 pm
Bedok Town Square
Let local ensemble, KULCHA, entertain you with a diverse mix of popular and original compositions, as they combine eastern and western instruments to wonderful effect. Learn more.