Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) | Family and Kids Friendly Programmes

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Location:  Various Locations
Date:  7 - 24 Nov 2019
Hour: Various Timings
Admission: Free, unless otherwise stated

Organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), the 13th edition of Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) returns with over 45 specially curated family-friendly programmes taking place at 13 locations across three weekends from 7 to 24 November 2019.

AYN 2019 Town Focus: Punggol

50% of AYN's programmes will be inspired by this year's town focus, Punggol! 

Did you know: Punggol was once a village with poultry, pig and vegetable farms and is now Singapore’s youngest population with the highest proportion of families with children under the age of five.

Family Friendly Programmes

We have gone through the list of programmes and prepared a selection of family friendly programmes for the kids to enjoy! 


Art in Your Neighbourhood - Highlights

Events @ Punggol 

Arts in Your Neighbourhood - Punggol

A Rainbow Oddesey

Art in Your Neighbourhood

Act 1: Dottie's Adventures: 16 & 23 Nov / 17 & 24 Nov (registration full)
Act 2: Dottie & Friends: 23 & 24 Nov, 6pm (no registration required)

Curated as a Two-Act experience, A Rainbow Odyssey is an adventure of discovery of lost stories and histories of our local towns for our young friends and their families. Act 1: Dottie's Adventures is an intimate interactive game experience while Act Two: Dottie & Friends is a delightful theatrical performance for one and all.

Act 2: Dottie & Friends (Punggol Oasis Terraces)
Come join in the adventures of Dottie and her friends as they come together in search of Dottie’s missing polka dots! Combining delightful props, live performance, music and movement, this is a theatrical performance for all to enjoy.


A Little Bed Trip (Petite Nuit Au Lit)

Art in Your Neighbourhood

Toa Payoh Hub (Festive Plaza)
16 Nov | 4pm & 7pm

Toa Payoh HDB Hub 
17 Nov | 4pm & 7pm

Explore the world of dreams and the transition from waking up to falling asleep in this theatrical vertical dance featuring nine beds piled on top of one another. This programme is held in collaboration with the French Embassy and Institut Francais, in conjunction with Voilah! Festival.

Jazz for Kids - Hello Humpty!

Art in Your Neighbourhood

Oasis Terraces 
16 Nov | 5pm

SAFRA Punggol
17 Nov | 5pm

Bedok Town Square 
24 Nov | 6pm

Jazz for Kids ‚Äď Hello Humpty! is an interactive music performance that introduces our little ones to the wonderful world of jazz music. Audiences are exposed to rich harmonies and exciting rhythms while learning simple lessons about life in this 45-minute programme presented by a live jazz band.

Fun with Music - A Trip to the Zoo! 

Art in Your Neighbourhood

Yishun Town Square
10 Nov | 6pm

Oasis Terraces
17 Nov | 6pm

Bedok Town Square
23 Nov | 6pm

Fun with Music ‚Äď A Trip to the Zoo!¬†is an original work that introduces wind instruments in a fun and interactive way!

The performance centers around an adaptation of a story about a family’s trip to the zoo, where an orchestra performs. The child falls asleep, and is transported to an imaginary world of animals.

The Philharmonic Winds has selected a series of orchestral pieces related to different animals, while weaving into the performance an introduction to various wind instruments.


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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