Weekend Picks: 25 – 26 Feb

Hidayah Amin and Lee Seow Ser from Helang Books
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It’s a bumper weekend for anyone who loves theatre and books! With lots of productions being staged, plus the #BuySingLit festival’s lineup of book fairs, workshops, kids’ activities and more, you’re all set for a fabulous time.


1. The Ant & the Grasshopper

Till 19 Mar

SOTA Drama Theatre

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Helps little ones learn about the value of hard work, preparation and generosity in this new iteration of the classic Aesop’s fable. Bright and breezy, it’s fun, colourful entertainment for the whole family. Learn more.

Scenes from The Ant and The Grasshopper in 2014


2. Say it with Love

24 to 25 Feb

The Meadow @ Gardens by the Bay

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples. Enjoy quality time with the family at Gardens by the Bay, which has lined up a series of fun activities such as an art jamming session, LED stiltwalkers, an evening picnic and movies under the stars. Find out more.

Gardens by the Bay Say it with Love


3. ACT 3 International Presents ‘Crazy Classics with Sid Bowfin’

25 Feb to 12 Mar

Drama Centre Black Box

Go on an exhilarating ‘musical roller-coaster ride’ with talented musician and comedian, Sid Bowfin, in this high-energy solo act. A zany and fun introduction to classical music for kids. More info.

ACT3 Crazy Classics


4. #BuySingLit Festival

24 to 26 Feb

Various locations

Celebrate and support homegrown literature and talents by participating in this initiative, spearheaded by local book publishers, retailers and non-profit groups. Look forward to a book fair, island-wide treasure hunt, nature walks with popular book characters, workshops, author meet-and-greets and more! Details.

Hidayah Amin and Lee Seow Ser from Helang Books


5. A Peter Rabbit Tale

24 Feb to 14 April

KC Arts Centre

Peter Rabbit wants to run away to the big world where he can do anything he likes. But things are tough out there, as he soon finds out. Follow him on this musical adventure as he learns the importance of family and being yourself. Learn more.

SRT A Peter Rabbit Tale


6. Car-free Sunday SG

26 Feb, 8 am to 12 pm

Civic District

Ditch the car and experience the CBD in a whole new way through walking, jogging or cycling. There’s a kids’ zone with activities like woodcarving and a bouncy castle, as well as guided walks lined up by NParks. Find out more.

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7. Rochee: The Friendliest Cockroach

Till 5 Mar


Can Rochee the cockroach ever become friends with the little girl he meets? Find out in this fun, enaging theatre production that’s specially created for kids aged two to four. Details.

Rochee the Friendliest Cockroach


8. Arts@My Queenstown: The Rainbow Toymaker

26 Feb, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Blk 88 Tanglin Halt Rd

Part of the Arts For All initiative which aims to bring arts and cultural events into the neighbourhoods, this is a free performance that weaves a magical tale. Learn more.

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READ: Get Your Kids Outdoors & Learning Practical Skills in Nature