Weekend Picks: 7 to 8 May

The Rainbow Fish
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Yippee it’s the weekend! And with Mother’s Day approaching this Sunday, it’s a perfect opportunity for the whole family to spend quality time bonding over fun activities. Check out our picks of some of the highlights taking place.


1. The Rainbow Fish

Till 15 May

Drama Centre Theatre, National Library Building

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One of I Theatre’s most popular production is back after a five-year hiatus and it looks better than ever, with updated puppetry and lighting techniques creating a visual treat. Based on Marcus Pfister’s bestselling children’s book, this tale of friendship, sharing and inner beauty has something for everyone. Read our review here.

The Rainbow Fish


2. West Coast Park with West Coast GRC & Pioneer Constituency Family Carnival & Movie Under the Stars

7 May, 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Grand Lawn, West Coast Park

There’s lots to enjoy as a family at this community event, from kite-flying and performances to food stations and an outdoor screening of a Disney cartoon movie. Details here.


3. Saturdays@ACM: It’s May-hem!

7 May, 1 pm to 5 pm

Asian Civilisations Museum

Fancy being an archaeologist? Then head on down to the Asian Civilisations Museum, where kids can play make-believe by dressing up as one and enjoy activities like storytelling, museum tours and treasure-hunting in a ball pit.

Saturdays@ACM It's May-hem


4. Hideaways – Creating with Nature

Till 30 Oct, 10 am to 6 pm daily except Mondays

Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity

Let your child explore and engage with nature and natural materials at this latest themed exhibition by Playeum. There are several interactive sections to discover, from a fluorescent-lit Creature Cave to craft and observation areas. Find out more.

Hideaways Creature Cave


5. SSO Classics in the Park: Mother’s Day Concert

8 May, 6 pm to 7 pm

Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Enjoy this charming outdoor concert together with mum, as the SSO pays tribute to mothers with a medley of beautiful pieces. Afterwards, whip out the picnic mat and stay on for a screening of the movie Pixels under the stars.


6. Take part in Singapore Heritage Fest 2016

Till 15 May

Various locations

Discover more about our history and culture at this annual festival. With dozens of events, guided walks, open houses and interactive workshops lined up all over the island, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Learn more about what’s in store here.

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7. Rise & Shine Funanza

7 May, 11 am to 9 pm

Marina Square Atrium

Get set for some fun and games at this indoor fitness carnival, designed to encourage kids to stay active. Highlights include obstacle course, skipping rope and hula hoop challenges, a Wii dance-off and and meet and greet with Pororo.

8. Golden Village Kids Flix – Winx Club: The Mystery of the Abyss

7 May, 11 am & 11:30 am

Selected Golden Village cinemas

Fans of the Winx Club, be sure to catch this special screening of the movie with tickets available for just $12 each. Complimentary activity packs will also be given out, while stocks last.

Winx Club The Mystery of the Abyss poster

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to Magic Mee Goreng, a Puppetry Performance About the Science of Food

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