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.
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.
3. Catch an Arts In Your Neighbourhood performance
25 & 26 Mar
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.
4. Car-free Sunday SG
26 Mar, 8 am to 12 pm
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.
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.
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.
7. i Light Marina Bay 2017
Till 26 Mar, 7:30 pm to 11 pm
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.