Weekend Picks: 5 – 6 Oct

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This weekend, fab events are lined up all across the island in celebration of Children’s Day! So head out there for a rollicking good time and bond with your kids over fun and play.


1. Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival 2019

4 to 6 Oct


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This popular festival for kids returns for its 17th edition with an exciting slate of performances and programmes designed specially for young audiences to participate, play and experience the joys of the arts. Learn more.

Celebrate Children’s Day At Octoburst! 2019 With Imaginative Shows, A Marching Band Parade & Plenty Of Family Fun
Credits: Adapted from photos by Ham, Dor Kedmi, and Bernie Ng.


2. Make Your Mark! by Playeum

4 to 5 Oct, 10 am to 5 pm

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Come and mark the important role of doodles, scribbles, sketches and jottings in our lives! Look forward to a myriad of fun art activities, workshops, roving performances and more. Details.

Playeum Children's Centre for Creativity


3. Our Tampines Hub Children’s Fiesta

4 to 6 Oct

Our Tampines Hub

It’s three days of non-stop play for kids at this mega fiesta, with highlights that include a 20-metre long zipline, pinata games, craft workshops and free sweet treats! More info.

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4. CATalysts – A Promenade Performance

Till 10 Oct


Enjoy arts and STEM learning at the same time with this immersive theatre performance where audiences get to move from scene to scene and get hands-on with science experiments as they help rescue KidsSTOP’s missing cat, Madame Curie. Details.

Scenes from CATalysts at KidsSTOP


5. Beethoven im Garten

5 Oct, 6 pm to 7 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Pack your picnic basket and let the works of German music genius, Beethoven, carry you to a pastoral soundscape. Find out more.

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Photo by Stefany Andrade on Unsplash


6. The Little Tailor Boy (A Children’s Day Adventure)

5 Oct, 3 pm to 6 pm

The Garage, Level 2

Head to this popular cafe at the Botanic Gardens for an afternoon of interactive storytelling, art and craft and tasty snacks. More info.

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7. Reading @ The Gardens

6 Oct, 8 am to 1 pm

Bayfront Plaza, Gardens by the Bay

Invigorate the body and mind with a morning visit to Gardens by the Bay, where fun educational activities like storytelling and Zumba Phonics are in store for little ones. Learn more.

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8. Singapore International A Cappella Festival 2019

6 Oct, 6 pm to 8 pm

Singapore Botanic Gardens

You’re in for a musical treat as local community groups and international artists present an eclectic repertoire themed on nature, a part of celebrations for the Botanic Gardens’ 160th anniversary. Find out more.

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