5 Things To Do With Kids This Weekend In Singapore (12th - 18th Apr 2021)



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We take a look at the best things to do and places to go with kids this weekend (22nd - 28th Mar 2021) in Singapore!

Mummies and Daddies, we got you covered with this week's list of to-do and to-go for families! Now you don't have to fret over what to do or where to go!

1. Earth Day at Science Centre Singapore


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Venue: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Date: 16 – 25 Apr 2021 (Fri – Sun)
Hours: 10 am – 12.30 pm & 2 pm – 4.30 pm 
Fee: From $4 - $12
Suitable Ages: 7 years and above

Earth Day is commemorated annually on 22 Apr globally to show support for environmental protection. This year Science Centre Singapore is offering a line-up of activities that you can participate in with your kids in celebration of Earth Day. Little ones will get to discover ways to restore Earth through these activities. 

Available from 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 4.30 pm, the activities include creating an animal that camouflages with the background, sorting out trash and recyclables as well as learning about the advantages of an energy-efficient house. 

2. Archery by the Beach at Emerald Pavilion [Wheelchair-friendly]


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Venue: Emerald Pavilion, Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Date: 15 Apr – 24 Jun 2021 (Every Thu)
Hours: 5.30 pm – 7 pm
Fee: Free (register)
Suitable Ages: 9 years and above

The path to becoming a Golden Archer starts with the basics and your opportunity is here. Sentosa and Salt & Light Archery bring you a guided Target Archery programme with an introduction & safety brief, practise rounds, followed by some games and a souvenir to be brought home. Have a go at recurve funshoot archery session which is also an official Olympics sport. Feel safe in the hands of trained instructors who will show you how to use your bow and arrow set.

The event is limited to 16 people per session. Pre-registration is required and bookings will open 5 days in advance of each session.

3. Life in Edo | Russel Wong in Kyoto


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Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555 
Date: 16 Apr – 19 Sep 2021
Hours: 10 am – 7 pm | Fri: 10 am – 9 pm 
Fee: $8/adult | $4/student or senior citizen
Free for Singaporeans and kids below 6 years

Life in Edo | Russel Wong in Kyoto at Asian Civilisations Museum explores Japanese art and culture through woodblock prints and photography. The showcase provides a glimpse into both the Edo period and contemporary Kyoto. 


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The woodblock prints section looks at lifestyles and trends of Edo period Japan (1603 – 1868), including people’s travels, ideas on beauty, pets, food, and entertainment. The other component explores the beauty of nature and architecture of Kyoto today. It also captures the vanishing traditions of the geisha (geiko in Kyoto dialect) community through the lens of Singaporean photographer Russel Wong.

4. Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore


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Venue: Gallery, Level 10, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Date: 9 Apr – 26 Sep 2021
Hours: 10 am – 9 pm 
Fee: Free

National Library’s exhibit, Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore, explores centuries of changes in Singapore’s natural environment. Featuring natural history books, botanical prints, plantation photographs, maps, and natural history specimens, the exhibit reveals the impacts on the natural world as a result of interaction from various communities. 


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5. Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom


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Venue: Flower Dome & Cloud Forest
Date: 23 Apr – 1 Aug 2021
Hours: 9 am – 9 pm
Fee: From $8 - $20 (ticket)

A well-known glass sculptor, Dale Chihuly will be presenting his spectacular glass masterpieces at the Gardens by the Bay. Premiering in Singapore, Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom is an immersive art experience in a garden setting featuring incredible glass sculptures that shine with colour, light, and form. Encompassing the essence of versatility reflected in glass art, this exhibition delivers unique and diverse experiences by implementing an eclectic mix of art and nature.

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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