Weekend Picks : 29 to 30 August 2015

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It’s the last weekend of August! Want to round off the month with a bang? We highlight some of the most fun-filled activities the whole family can enjoy from 29 to 30 August.

1. PLAYtime! The Magic Jungle

26 Aug to 2 Sep

Discover what happens in the jungle when the sun goes down! Tailored specially for 2 to 4-year-olds, little ones are in for a rollicking adventure and roaring fun with colours, sounds and  games. Find out more.

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2. Singapore Night Festival

29 to 30 Aug, 7 pm to 2 am
Brash Basah Bugis Precinct

It is the second weekend of the Singapore Night Fesital. Catch awe-inspiring street performances, art installations and fun light shows around the Bras Basah.Bugis district. We’ve highlighted the most kid-friendly nocturnal adventures to catch here.


3. Doctor Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

26 Aug to 27 Sep
DBS Arts Centre, Robertson Quay

One of the best-loved books by Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat, comes to life in this magically witty play by the SRT’s The Little Company. A great chance for kids to learn more about grammar, syntax, scansion, phonics, morality, ethics, tolerance and the human spirit.

4. Times Paragon Fun Fiesta For Kids

29 Aug
Paragon L5 Children Playground

Keep young ones busy with fun, engaging activities at Times Paragon. From creative coloring and building blocks to craft activities and a storytelling session by Julia Gabriel. There are limited spaces available so do remember to register first. Details here.

5. Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvelous Medicine

22 Aug to 6 Sep
Ulu Pandan CC Theatrette

Catch Roald Dahl’s hit story about a boy who cooks up the most fantastic concoction that not only changes his grumpy, ghastly Grandma but may just transform his family’s fortunes too. Presented by The Players Theatre.

6. Jewels in the Tale

Till 30 August
Alliance Française

I Theatre’s latest produciton, Jewels in the Tale, is a whole lot of fun, offering plenty of giggles for the kids and inside jokes for the adults – and everyone gets to take home a “jewel” or moral gem. Read more about it. Download Jewels in the Tale printable and more from Little Day Out Shop today.


7. A 10-tastic Celebration

21 to 30 August
Skyline Luge Sentosa

It’s party time as Skyline Luge celebrates its 10th birthday with a carnival packed with treats from balloon sculpting and magic performances to games and popcorn. Head down between 2 pm and 6 pm on weekdays, 10.30 am to 2.30 pm on weekends.

8. Rise and Shine Festival 2015

28 to 30 Aug
Suntect Convention Halls 401-404

Asia’s largest festival for kids is back. Take your pick from more than 50 kids’ workshops and over 100 FREE kids’ activities, explore a range of music, arts, sports and enrichment classes and check out the toy and book fair. There are also opportunities for little ones to meet their favourite cartoon and television characters.

9. Inside Out

Now Showing
Cinemas Islandwide

Ever hear voices in your head? Disney Pixar’s new animation feature Inside Out opens the lid on what is really going on inside. Personally, it made us choke up a bit. Any other parents with slightly older kids out there that felt the same way after watching it?


10. National Orchid Garden School Holidays Special

29 Aug to 13 Sep
National Orchid Garden

Here’s a great opportunity to appreciate the many orchid species and hybrids at the National Orchid Garden. Admission is free from 29 Aug to 13 Sep.

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For more family-friendly events taking place in Singapore and to plan your little days out in advance, check out Little Day Out’s Events section. Have many a great little day out!

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