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5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (13th - 19th Aug)


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1. Come Make Merry for a Good Cause with Your LOs at The Giving Family Festival 2018!

Come Make Merry for a Good Cause with Your LOs at The Giving Family Festival 2018!

Location: Singapore Sports Hub, Stadium Boulevard, Kallang, Singapore 271003
Date:
 1 Sept – 2 Sept 2018 
Hour:
 10 am – 9 pm 
Admission:
 FREE | Activities: $50/coupon sheet (purchase)

At The Giving Family Festival, you give back to the community by playing and having a good time!

Get active with a Crossfit Session or Zumba session, try out the carnival rides and games, sign up for a workshop and pick up a skill, satiate your hunger with delicious treats, shop for a good cause, and chill with live performances with your little ones at the Festival!

Proceeds from the Festival will go to the individuals and families in need under TOUCH.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits TOUCH Community Services

2. Take a Walk Through Olden Singapore at Chasing Dreams: Shopping in Old Singapore!

Take a Walk Through Olden Singapore at Chasing Dreams: Shopping in Old Singapore

Location: National Library, Level 10 - Learning Space, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Board, Singapore 188064

Date:

  • August - 4,11,18 & 25 
  • September - 1 & 8
  • October – 6
  • November - 17 & 24

Please note that ticket sales for October and November will open end August 2018.

Hour:

  • Session 1: 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
  • Session 2: 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Admission: FREE
Suitable Ages: 7 – 12 yrs

Experience Singapore’s shopping scene from the colonial era to 1960s together with your little ones through hands-on activities and puzzles at the Chasing Dreams: Shopping in Old Singapore Workshop.

The workshop is held in conjunction with the Selling Dreams: Early Advertising in Singapore” Exhibition. Designed like a department store, the exhibition showcases advertising paraphernalia such as publications, magazines and newspapers from the 1830s to the 1960s.

From more information, click here.

Photo credits National Library Board Singapore

3. Visit the “Mickey Go Local” Exhibit at Raffles City with Your Little Ones!

Visit the “Mickey Go Local” Exhibit at Raffles City with Your Little Ones!

Location: Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103
Date: 
1 Aug – 29 Aug 2018
Hour:
 10 am – 10 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

This year marks the 90th birthday of world renowned rodent, Mickey!

In celebration of Mickey’s almost-a-century birthday, 90 pieces of Mickey Mouse figurines decorated by a diverse group of Singaporeans, including President Halimah Yacob, JJ Lin, Nathan Harthono, and Kit Chan, to reflect Singapore’s customs and culture have been put on display at the “Mickey Go Local” exhibit.

Expect to see Mickey carrying satay, holding packet ‘kopi’, cooking and merlion-inspired Mickey among others.

You can also shop for the “Mickey Go Local” merchandise such as Samsui Minnie and Nasi Lemak Micky.

Additionally, CapitaLand Hope Foundation (CHF) will be donating $10 to President Challenge 2018 for every hashtag used when you share your photos at the exhibit on Instagram with the hashtags #RCSArtsInTheCityPC #Mickey90 #MickeyGoLocal #CHFPC #CapitaLand.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits CapitaLand

4. Have a Jolly Jamboree at Story Carnival@Enabling Village!

Have a Jolly Jamboree at Story Carnival@Enabling Village!

Location: Enabling Village, 20 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore 159053
Date:
 18 Aug 2018
Hour:
 10.30 am – 5.00 pm 
Admission:
 FREE

A storytelling festa that all kids, including visual and hearing impaired kids, can enjoy! Little ones can savour interactive storytelling sessions, free-flow of craft activities, bouncy castle, and even make their own candy floss! 

For more information, click here.

Photo credits 398.2 Storytelling Festival

5. Explore the Maker Faire 2018 with Your Little Ones!

Explore the Maker Faire 2018 with Your Little Ones!

Location: Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 5528523
Date:
 18 Aug – 19 Aug 2018
Hour:
 10 am – 6 pm

Admission:

  • 1-Day Pass
    • Adult: $10 
    • Child (3 – 12 yrs):  $5

  • 2-Day Pass
    • Adult: $15 
    • Child (3 – 12 yrs): $8

Complimentary entry for children below 3 years old, Tampines residents and Senior Citizens, verification needed. Get your tickets here.

Discover a giant holographic display, how to make a mini water fountain, create Pikachu and Unicorn with flowers, cook up some slime and so much more through the myriad of hands-on workshops and exhibits at the Maker Faire.

For more information, click here.

Photo credits Science Centre Singapore

 

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Listed with hundreds of family events and activities to bring the kids out - Never be bored of the kids or have bored kids when you download the BYKidO App!

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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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