Weekend Picks: 3 – 4 Dec

398.2 Storytelling Festival 2016
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Running out of ways to entertain the kids at home? Get them out of the house and having fun at these great events happening this weekend!


1. Zoo-rassic Park

Till 18 Dec, 10 am to 7 pm

Singapore Zoo and River Safari

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Learn more about the dinosaurs, biodiversity and the importance of conservation at this themed event. With life-size animatronic dinosaur models and various dino-related weekend activities, the prehistoric times have never felt so now. Learn more.

River Safari Zoo-rassic-Park


2. Gallery Light to Night Festival

Till 4 Dec

National Gallery Singapore

Celebrate the National Gallery’s first anniversary with fun activities and interactive art installations including a balloon forest, kids’ films, art and craft, a festival food street and more. Details.

National Gallery Singapore 1st Anniversary Light to Night Festival


3. Gratitude is the Best Attitude

3 & 4 Dec, 2:30 pm & 4 pm


Enjoy an interactive puppet show and puppet-making session that aims to teach kids the importance of gratitude through songs and stories. More info.

Esplanade Gratitude is the Best Attitude storytelling


4. BookFest@Singapore 2016

2 to 11 Dec

Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

This mega book-and-stationery fair returns for its 10th and largest edition yet. Covering a massive range of books, educational aids, IT gadgets, school supplies and even titbits and imported snacks, it’s a wonderful opportunity to stock up on all kinds of reading and learning material. Find out more.

Generic books learning


5. 398.2 Storytelling Festival 2016

3 Dec, 11 am to 6 pm

Asian Civilisations Museum

This free storytelling festival that has been taking place at museums and libraries all over the island for the past two months ends off with a bang – an all-day storytelling session at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Suitable for all ages and guaranteed to be lots of fun. More info.

398.2 Storytelling Festival 2016


6. Hi-5 Fairytale

2 to 4 Dec

MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands

Get your tickets to this theatrical extravaganza quick, and catch Hi-5 as they put their special twist on familiar fairytales. Funny, fast-paced and full of song and dance, this is a show to delight young and old. Learn more.

Hi-5 Fairytale


7. Monkey Goes West

Till 17 Dec

Drama Centre, National Library Building

The beloved Chinese fantasy classic gets an injection of local flavour, as orphan boy Ah Tang finds himself transported to a strange new land where he befriends Wukong, Pigsy and Sandy. A cheeky musical with a touching message about home and belonging. Details.

Monkey Goes West theatre



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