Weekend Picks: 31 Aug – 1 Sept

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It’s all about the magic of the night this weekend, as celebrations kick off for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. Elsewhere, nature and science deliver experiences that are just as magical, whether it’s seeing dinosaurs come to life or wondrous, mind-boggling demonstrations.

1. KidZ & Innovation Holiday Programme

26 Aug to 15 Sept

KidZania Singapore

Get tech-y this school holidays with the many science and technology-based activities lined up at KidZania, from coding workshops to drone piloting and electric circuit-building. Learn more.

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2. Singapore Kidpreneur’s Bazaar

31 Aug to 1 Sept, 10:30 am to 7 pm

HarbourFront Centre

Show your support for little entrepreneurs in the making at this kids-run bazaar that’s designed to foster an inquisitive, bold and go-getting spirit. More info.

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3. Mid-Autumn Festival 2019 at Gardens by the Bay

30 Aug to 15 Sept

Gardens by the Bay

There are loads in-store at this lunar fiesta, from spectacular lantern sets depicting traditional Chinese stories to a giant revolving lantern, colourful soundscapes, performances and more.

Gardens by the Bay Mid-Autumn Festival

4. Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience

29 Aug to 5 Sept

Singapore Indoor Stadium

Based on the award-winning BBC TV series, this awe-inspiring production takes you on a journey into pre-history as 18 life-sized dinosaurs roar to life on stage. Find out more.

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5. Singapore Science Festival

30 Aug to 14 Sept

Science Centre Singapore

Celebrate the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in our lives and our future with programmes that include a creative science buskers competition, thrilling live shows and fun workshops.

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6. Singapore Night Festival

Till 31 Aug, midnight

Bras Basah.Bugis area

The Bras Basah. Bugis district becomes a shimmering realm filled with dazzling light shows that play out on building facades, creative art installations and live performances that will inspire and awe.

Fuerza Bruta. Image courtesy of Ozono Producciones
Image courtesy of Ozono Producciones

7. TOUCH Giving Festival

31 Aug, 8 am to 9 pm

OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub

Run for a good cause, enjoy fun carnival games, support local wares and make a difference in the lives of over 31,000 individuals under the care of TOUCH who can really benefit from a helping hand.

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8. Car-Free Weekend at one-north

30 to 31 August

one-north

Discover eco-friendly things to do and fun activities including a VR game and quest to discover photogenic spots around one-north at the August edition of Car-Free Weekend at one-north. Find out more about what is in store on here.

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9. Sentosa Sandsation 2019 – Star Wars Edition

31 Aug to 15 Sept, 10 am to 8:30 pm

Sentosa

Southeast Asia’s largest sand sculpting festival returns with 20 incredible Star Wars-themed creations by sand artists from all around the world. You’ll also watch masters vie for top honours at the Sentosa International Sand Sculpting Competition. Details.

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10. Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival

31 Aug to 28 Sept

Chinatown

No Mid-Autumn celebration is complete without a visit to this heritage area. Festivities kick off this Saturday with the official light-up ceremony which features exciting performances, dragon dance and a fireworks display. Learn more.

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