Weekend Picks: 4 – 5 Nov

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The year-end school holidays haven’t quite started yet, but the events calendar is already heating up with a slew of fun (and oftentimes educational) activities taking place this weekend. We show you some of the highlights.


1. Singapore Writers Festival – Aram

3 to 12 Nov

Civic District and surrounding areas

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The festival’s kid-friendly segment, SWF for Families, features a range of programmes from music and storytelling to creative writing and drama workshops. Learn more.

Singapore Writers Festival 2017 - Aram


2. SSO Concerts for Children: Nature Tales

4 & 5 Nov

Victoria Concert Hall

Created by master puppeteer Victor Yerrid, this show sees Leopold the Leopard and his best friend, a talking tree, tell a grand tale based on the natural settings of Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. More info.

Music notes rainbow bird


3. Circus! Science Under The Big Top

Till 18 Mar 2018, 10 am to 6 pm

Science Centre Singapore

Discover how popular circus acts balance artistry and science in this exhibition which lets you get close to nearly 20 interactive displays, from acrobatic and high-wire walking to sword-swallowing and contortion. Find out more.

Science Centre Circus


4. Wan Qing CultureFest 2017

4 to 12 Nov

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Now into its seventh edition, this increasingly popular annual festival celebrates various aspects of Chinese art, literature, culture and history. Visitors can look forward to workshops, live performances, carnival games, storytelling and more. Details.

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall


5. The Giving Family Festival

4 to 5 Nov, 10 am to 9 pm

Singapore Sports Hub

To mark its 25th anniversary, Touch Community Services has organised this celebration carnival which aims to develop family bonds while giving back to society. Proceeds and donations will go towards improving the lives of Touch’s 28,000 beneficiaries. More info.

The Giving Family Festival


6. Chicken Little

Till 8 Dec

KC Arts Centre

This musical adventure about a fearful little chicken who plucks up the courage to try and save her fellow farmyard animals from the falling sky will enthrall and entertain with its infectious charm and toe-tapping tunes. Learn more.

SRT Chicken Little


7. Learning Fest @ SAFRA Punggol

4 to 5 Nov, 10 am to 6 pm

SAFRA Punggol

Aiming to foster a love for learning in kids, this educational festival features a host of games and activities that build up their learning ability, encourage creativity and develop digital skills. There are also fun challenges that families can take part in together. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol Learning Fest


8. Mr Candy’s Spooky House @ SAFRA Jurong

4 to 5 Nov, 6 pm to 9 pm

SAFRA Jurong

Missed out on Halloween fun last weekend or looking to add to your stash of treats? This trick-or-treats game features five themed rooms to go through and exciting puzzles and riddles to solve along the way. Learn more.

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GIVEAWAY: Stand to Win a Pair of Active Noise Cancelling Earbuds

READ: Get Your Kids Outdoors & Learning Practical Skills in Nature