5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (16th - 22nd Nov 2020)

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1. Wan Qing CultureFest 2020 (Digital Edition)

Wan Qing CultureFest 2020 (Digital Edition)
Photo credits Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Location: Online 
Date: 14 Nov – 29 Nov 2020
Hour: - 
Fee: Free

Wan Qing CultureFest 2020 shines a spotlight on the significance and symbolism of food in Chinese culture and celebrates the relationship with food throughout the various stages of our lives. From customary practices such as the consumption of ang ku kueh during a newborn’s first month celebrations to superstitions and taboos surrounding pre and post-natal foods, audiences are invited to embark on a journey of self-discovery as they learn more about Chinese food culture and what these traditions mean to them.

The festival will be narrated by three digital mascots as they traverse through three key chapters in life—Childhood, Adulthood and Golden Years. You can join in the festivities at the Memorial Hall’s Facebook page and learn more about the meaning and significance of various food-related customs and beliefs.

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2. Pocket Gardens Surprise: A Bit of England

Pocket Gardens Surprise_A Bit of England
Photo credits Gardens by the Bay

Location: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Date: 26 Oct – 22 Nov 2020
Hour: 9 am – 9 pm (Last entry: 8.30 pm)
Fee: $5 - $15 

Since its reopening, the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay has presented a series of changing mini garden displays as part of the Pocket Gardens Surprise. Currently, you can explore A Bit of England until 22 Nov 2020. 

Get a glimpse of the different English garden styles through the ages in this latest display of Pocket Gardens Surprise before it changes! You can feast your eyes on Yew topiaries, box hedges, as well as a generous array of flowering shrubs such as Lilium and Begonia, among others.

3. A Roaring Dino Christmas With PAW Patrol®

A Roaring Dino Christmas With PAW Patrol®
Photo credits City Square Mall

Location: City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Rd, Singapore 208539
Date: 20 Nov – 27 Dec 2020
Hour: 10 am – 10 pm 
Fee: Free & Paid

City Square Mall is bringing you A Roaring Dino Christmas with PAW Patrol® this Festive Season! From 20 Nov to 27 Dec 2020, you can redeem an exclusive PAW Patrol Dino Rescue wrappers and gift sets when you spend at City Square Mall this Christmas. And from 4 Dec to 27 Dec 2020, you can join in the first-ever PAW Patrol Dino Rescue™-themed e-hunt in Singapore – the paw-some Dino Rescue Treasure Adventure!

RELATED: Your Guide to Events and Things to do this Year-End in Singapore

4. Children’s Season at the National Museum 2020: Get Curious – Change is OK! 

Children’s Season at the National Museum 2020
Photo credits National Museum of Singapore

Location: Online and On-site
Date: 21 Nov – 27 Dec 2020
Hour: Varies
Fee: Free (unless otherwise stated)

Children’s Season at the National Museum 2020 explores the topic of change through both self-facilitated onsite activities and a range of online programmes.

Identify how the lifestyles of different generations in your family have changed using the “My Family’s Stories” kit; find out how you can relax through the family mindfulness workshop and what are some other ways of coping with change; imagine a kinder society while participating in the Appreciation Campaign; and reflect on change while speaking with our artefact, a Setron television!

5. Happy Phantom

Happy Phantom
Photo credits Capitol Singapore

Location: Capitol Singapore, 11 Stamford Road, Singapore 178884
Date: 28 Nov | 12 Dec 2020
Hour: 9 am – 10.30 am | 11 am – 12.30 pm | 2 pm – 3.30 pm | 4 pm – 5.30 pm 
Fee: $80

The Happy Phantom is a class that aims to teach children about production roles in a theatre show. Students will be brought backstage to learn about the tasks of the creative team that make a show: Director, stage manager, set designer, costume designer, light designer and the actor. This 90-minute session will be an eye-opener for children who are interested in what goes on behind-the-scenes of any show.

RELATED: The Mega List of Year-End Holiday Camps and Workshops in 2020 Singapore


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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