Weekend Picks: 25 – 26 Mar

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With events like Earth Hour, Car-free Sunday and The Arts House’s annual House Party all taking place this weekend, it’s a great time to ditch the telly and the tablet and head outdoors for  a fun family excursion instead.


1. House Party 2017

25 & 26 Mar, 10 am to 10 pm

The Arts House

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Join in this annual celebration or artists and their work. Listen to Asian tales told by master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran, catch performances of music across different genres, take part in creating a community collage and more. Details.

The Arts House's House Party 2017


2. I Want My Hat Back

22 Mar to 4 Apr

Ulu Pandan Community Club Theatrette

Jon Klassen’s popular children’s tale comes alive on stage in this interactive musical. With quirky humour, catchy tunes and a cheeky spirit, this will engage young and old. Learn more.

I Want My Hat Back


3. Catch an Arts In Your Neighbourhood performance

25 & 26 Mar

Various locations

This weekend sees a bumper lineup of gigs under the Arts In Your Neighbourhood initiative, from pop and jazz and a fresh, youthful take on classical opera to popular tunes from the past seven decades. Click here for the full programme.

Arts in Your Neighbourhood


4. Car-free Sunday SG

26 Mar, 8 am to 12 pm

Civic District

Experience the CBD and in a whole new way by walking, jogging or cycling! There is a kids’ zone featuring craft activities and inflatables, as well as trails that let you learn about the area’s majestic trees or the history of Singapore’s early years. More info.

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5. SAFRA Conserves

25 Mar, 5 pm to 9:30 pm

Various SARA branches

To mark Earth Hour and raise awareness about saving the environment, SAFRA has lined up fun programmes at all branches. There are craft workshops that make use of recycled materials, storytelling by Roger Jenkins, terrarium-making, movie screenings and more. Details.

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6. SmartGen 2017

25 to 26 Mar

Raffles City Convention Centre

Teach your child to handle technology of the future. There are assorted workshops to pick from website-building to app design, as well as immersive experience zones where they can try out virtual reality. Find out more.

SmartGen 2017 1


7. i Light Marina Bay 2017

Till 26 Mar, 7:30 pm to 11 pm

Marina Bay

Don’t miss your last chance to catch this year’s i Light festival. With 20 light art installations by local and international artists and three festival hubs, you’re in for a enchanting evening by the bay front. Learn more.

i Light Marina Bay 2017




GIVEAWAY: Stand to Win a Pair of Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds

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