We take a look at the best things to do and places to go with kids this weekend (19 - 25 Jul 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. Meet the Fin-tastic Friends at S.E.A. Aquarium
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Venue: S.E.A. Aquarium
Date: 17 Jul – 25 Aug 2021
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm
Fee: From $56
This summer, Pinkfong, Baby Shark and the Shark Family are visiting their Fin-tastic Friends at S.E.A. Aquarium! Learn fascinating shark facts with them, become heroes of the seas together in an exciting game, and meet Pinkfong, Baby Shark, Mommy and Daddy Shark as well as manta ray mascots Mika, Mako and Manja – all dressed to impress in their tropical best!
2. National Day Celebrations with the National Museum
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Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Date: 16 Jul – 31 Aug 2021
Fee: Free and Paid
Join in the National Day Celebrations with the National Museum and enjoy music performances, storytelling sessions, and even participate in a scavenger hunt that takes you on a journey through Singapore’s history. You can also attend interesting workshops to create unique Singapore-inspired crafts, and more!
3. Tech Funday – Railway Express
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Date: 1 Aug 2021
Hours: 2 pm – 3.30 pm
Fee: $53.50/adult-child pair
Recommended: 5 – 8 years
Tech Funday is a parent-child programme that encourages the exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through mission-based activities. Happening every 2nd Sunday of every month, this August presents Railway Express.
4. Flipside 2021 – Playing the Hand
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Date: 6 – 15 Aug 2021
Hours: 8 pm (6 – 8 & 13 – 14 Aug) | 4 pm (15 Aug)
Recommended: 6 years and above
Set in a cosy living room and hosted by a pair of best-friend illusionists, Darren Tien and Jerryl Tan, Playing the Hand is a humorous virtual magic show.
Playing the Hand invites audiences to tune out the world and embark on an intimate online journey of magic, misdirection and mystery that will tickle the eye of your mind. This participatory and live virtual experience will have you re-examining notions of perception, introspection and transformation as reality shifts alongside your perspective.
In this live stream, Darren & Jerryl explore themes of the self through a captivating narrative that interweaves vignettes of personal stories, astonishing illusions and unexpected sleights of hand.
5. Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed
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Venue: ArtScience Museum
Date: 12 Jun 2021 – 9 Jan 2022
Hours: 10 am – 7 pm
Fee: From $12
Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed presents 21st-century game design as a unique form of contemporary art. Step into the realm of the videogame in a series of playful and immersive installations that will take you on a journey through new sonic landscapes and exciting kaleidoscopic worlds.
The exhibition pairs six of the world's most acclaimed videogame developers with six leading media design studios to create six large-scale, immersive installations, which make the six interactive galleries of the exhibit - Synesthesia, Unity, Connection, Play, Narrative, and Everything.