Weekend Picks: 7 – 8 Mar

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Not sure where you can go to unwind and have fun? Head for the great outdoors and lush nature, or escape into books and literary pursuits.


1. #BuySingLit 2020

6 to 15 Mar

Various locations

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The annual Singapore literature movement is back, offering more than 60 exciting programmes such as such as gem biscuit-making, music performances, writing workshops across the island. Details.

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2. Scholarly Treasures

Till 22 Mar

Asian Civilisations Museum

Discover the skills and tools of a Chinese scholar such as the brush, seal, paper and ink via an exploratory trail through Dr Tan Tsze Chor’s Chinese art collection and various hands-on activities. More info.

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Photo by Niketh Vellanki on Unsplash


3. Sakura Matsuri – Tale of the Peach Boy

6 to 29 Mar

Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay

Step into the mythical world of Momotaro, a boy born from a peach, in this luxuriant cherry and peach blossoms floral exhibition. Look forward also to traditional Japanese cultural performances and programmes. Find out more.

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4. West Marsh Visit with the ‘Kranji Marshals’

7 Mar, 7:30 am to 10:30 am

Kranji Marshes

Designated for the conservation of marsh birds, the West Marsh is only accessible to visitors a few select times each year. Don’t miss this chance to visit and take in the beauty of the area, assisted by NParks volunteers at strategic locations. More info.

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5. Fantasy Dreams

8 Mar, 3 pm to 4 pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

Join Singapore’s youngest community orchestra on a musical voyage through familiar and well-loved works like Harry Potter and Singapore television soundtrack songs. Learn more.

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Photo by Stefany Andrade on Unsplash


6. Weekends at The Artground

7 to 8 Mar

The Artground

There’s a host of age-specific drop-in programmes here to be enjoyed, from storytelling and Bollywood dancing to planting workshops. Details.

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