5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (12th - 18th Oct 2020)



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1. Let’s Learn About…Making Ceramics!

Let’s Learn About…Making Ceramics!
Photo credits Asian Civilisations Museum

Location: Online 
Date: 1 Oct – 31 Oct 2020
Hour: All-day
Fee: Free

Not all ceramic pieces are created equally. This ancient art form dates back thousands of years ago. Thanks to potters of the past and evolving technology, ceramic wares are now accessible to everyone.

You can watch an animated video to learn about how ceramics are made then test your newly-acquired knowledge with a quiz in this month’s Let’s Learn About…Making Ceramics. You can also take a virtual trip to the Ceramics Gallery at the Asian Civilisations Museum. 

2. SCCC X JangandFox: Discover Values Cherished by the Chinese

SCCC X JangandFox_Discover Values Cherished by the Chinese
Photo credits Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Location: Online
Date: 13 Oct – 31 Dec 2020
Hour: All-day
Fee: Free

Commissioned by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC), JangandFox creates a brand-new series that showcases Chinese Singaporean culture through the heart-warming encounters of Little Otter and his friends around Singapore.

Visit SCCC’s website, or follow SCCC’s Facebook page to enjoy 60 vibrant sketches, available in both English and Chinese, that are based on ten key family values – loyalty, filial piety, kindness, love, courtesy, righteousness, honesty, shame, thrift, and perseverance - featured at the SCCC’s permanent exhibition SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singaporean Culture

The sketches will be uploaded progressively weekly. 

3. vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2020

vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2020
Photo credits Embassy of France in Singapore

Location: Online & On-site
Date: 22 Oct – 22 Nov 2020
Hour: - 
Fee: Free & Paid

vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2020 returns from 22 October to 22 November 2020 with an exciting line-up of close to 50 programs online and on-site across the arts, education, science and lifestyle. The festival presents a truly unique Singaporean perspective on French experiences, underpinned by the strong friendship between both countries.

For a full line-up of activities coming up, stay updated on voilah.sg and do note that some programs require prior registration. 

4. Masters of Speed 2020 – Go Kart Time Attack

Masters of Speed 2020 – Go Kart Time Attack
Photo credits The Karting Arena

Location: The Karting Arena, 200 Turf Club Road, #01-01B, The Grandstand, South Carpark, Singapore 287994
Date: 1 Nov – 26 Dec 2020
Hour: -
Fee: Adult: $35 | Kid: $30 | Familly: $65

If you love thrills and adventures, check out the Masters of Speed 2020 – Go Kart Time Attack. The competition will be held over eight weeks. In total, there are four window periods or “qualifiers”. The top three winners with the fastest time clocked will qualify for the next round or window. Winners for each window will also receive NTUC cash vouchers and sponsors’ products. 

There are three categories – Adult (min. 18 years), Kids (9 – 17 years) and Family (1 adult and 1 kid). You can book your tickets online. 

5. War Time Food & Sustainability Workshop

War Time Food & Sustainability Workshop
Photo credits Edible Garden City

Location: Surrender Chambers at Fort Siloso, Siloso Road, Singapore 099981
Date: 21 Nov 2020 
Hour: 10 am – 12 pm | 12.30 pm- 2.30 pm | 3 pm – 5 pm
Fee: $68/pax

Sentosa and Edible Garden City are presenting their first collaboration workshop: Wartime Food & Sustainability Workshop, where you’ll get to immerse yourself in the rich history of our island while learning more about the past, present and future of food in Singapore. 

Hidden amid the rich history of Fort Siloso, is a hidden gem of an edible garden. Take a walk through on a guided tour, and learn about how our grandparents and their parents ate during the war. Touch, smell and taste spices and herbs, and find out how these ingredients were used to flavor the staple tapioca and sweet potato dishes.

You will also get to grow and nurture your own tapioca plant which can be harvested in about one to three months.

Registration will fill up fast so be sure to book your spot asap! 

 


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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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