Weekend Picks: 28 – 29 July

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Pack your hat and shades and head out into nature this weekend, whether it’s to the gardens, the beach or the wetlands. It’s also a time for unique arts performances, so be sure to catch these eye-openers.


1. Singapore Dance Theatre’s 30th Anniversary Gala Performance

27 to 28 July

Esplanade Theatre

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In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the SDT presents fabulous repertory of ballet works, including the world premiere of Timothy Harbour’s Linea Adora which was created specially to mark the occasion. Learn more.

SDT 30th Anniversary Gala


2. Tales of Grimmsneyland

27 July to 5 Aug

GS Building

This multi-dimensional and interactive theatre experience catering specifically for young audiences is the first of its kind here. Move through different rooms and become a part of the story. More info.

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3. Symphony In The Gardens – A Straits Times Concert In The Gardens

29 July, 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Indulge in an evening of beautiful and exciting classical compositions with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Find out more.

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4. Mangrove Day at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

28 July

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Head to the Reserve this Saturday and join in its celebrations for Mangrove Day. Look forward to craft activities and specimen booths, nature talks and a newly launched “Mangrove Goodies” guided walk.

Sungei Buloh


5. Singapore Garden Festival 2018

Till 3 Aug, 10 am to 10 pm

Gardens by the Bay

It’s flower power at its most impressive as the Gardens go into full bloom with spectacular garden designs and floral creations. There are also learning opportunities in store for young ones. Find out more.

Learning Garden


6. Car-Free Sunday

29 July, 8 am to 12 pm

Civic District

Get active and enjoy a morning of fresh air and fun, healthy activities in the beautiful Civic District. There are loads of sports, arts and cultural programmes lined up for the whole family, as well as playgrounds, workshops and walks. More info.

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7. Pasir Ris Beach Arts Festival 2018: Neverland

28 July, 5 pm to 9 pm

Pasir Ris Beach

Themed “Neverland”, this experiential arts festival features various interactive art stations, live band performances and more. Details.

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8. Imaginary Box: A Puppet Theatre Performance

29 July, 2 pm to 3 pm

Woodlands Regional Library

Learn about the culture, traditions and folk tales of Laos as its stories are brought to life by deaf performers from Khaoniew, a Laotian puppet theatre group. More info.

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9. The Clever Tailor

28 July, 3 pm to 4 pm

Marine Parade Public Library

Sit down to a storytelling and craft session together with author Srividhya Venkat as she shares her new book, The Clever Tailor. Learn more.

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