5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (4th - 10th Nov 2019)


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1. Tour The Nordic Countries at Gardens by the Bay this Christmas!

Tour The Nordic Countries at Gardens by the Bay this Christmas!
Photo credits Gardens by the Bay

Location: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Date:
8 Nov 2019 – 5 Jan 2020
Hour:
9 am – 9 pm
Admission:

  • Singapore Residents – Flower Dome & Cloud Forest
    • Adult: $20
    • Child: $12
    • Senior Citizen: $15
  • Singapore Residents (Flower Dome/Cloud Forest)
    • Adult: $12
    • Child: $8
    • Senior Citizen: $8
  • Standard Rate – Flower Dome & Cloud Forest
    • Adult/Senior Citizen: $28
    • Child: $15

Flower Dome has transformed into a whimsical Nordic wonderland for this Christmas season. This year’s Poinsettia Wishes features iconic landmarks in the Nordic region such as the Bolgen building in Denmark, Santa Claus Village in Finland, Hallgrimskirkja church in Iceland, Vennesla library in Norway and Triangeln train station in Sweden with a Christmas twist. Additionally, livening up the festive mood settled amidst the blooms of poinsettias and winter blooms in shades of red, blue, yellow and white, are a choir of Nordic gnomes called Nisse.

2. Rediscover Punggol Through Arts with Your Little Ones!

 Rediscover Punggol Through Arts with Your Little Ones!
Photo credits National Arts Council

Location: Various locations
Date:
7 Nov – 24 Nov 2019
Hour:
Various timing
Admission:
Free & Paid

The yearly Arts in Your Neighbourhood is back and this time the focus is on Punggol. Home to many young families with little kids, Arts in Your Neighbourhood has over 40 family-friendly programs lined-up spanning across the various art forms, from music and dance to visual and literary arts.

Highlights include programs such as A Rainbow Odyssey, an interactive performance, Five Stones, an interactive art installation, and 7 Wonders of Punggol, a multi-disciplinary, multi-ethnic performance.

Please note that some of the events require pre-registration.

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

3. Go Green as a Family at Families Go Green!

Go Green as a Family at Families Go Green!
Photo credits Sustainable Singapore Gallery

Location: Marina Barrage
Date:
23 Nov 2019
Hour:
10 am – 3 pm
Admission:
Free (registration required for upcycling challenge)

Families Go Green aims to motivate and encourage families, as a unit, to adopt more sustainable habits, such as repurposing everyday household waste creatively into useful items like playthings. Families Go Green has an array of activities that you can participate in with your little ones, such as the Green Warrior Inflatable Obstacle Course, Upcycle Workshops, activities at the Sustainable Singapore Gallery, and Up Your Game! Carnival Games.

You can also register for free to take part in the National Family Upcycling Challenge and complete a series of games and activities as a family. Aside from there will also be an Upmarket by CDC and Food Trucks to keep you energized through the afternoon.

4. Learn More About Singapore’s Maritime Heritage at Bazaar by the Pier!

Learn More About Singapore’s Maritime Heritage at Bazaar by the Pier!
Photo credits Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Location: Singapore Maritime Gallery, 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Singapore 018988
Date:
9 Nov – 10 Nov 2019
Hour:
9 am – 6 pm
Admission:
Free

From being a trading post to becoming the next-generation port, Singapore’s maritime industry has come a long way. Experience this remarkable journey of growth and transformation through the year at Bazaar by the Pier. Held in commemoration of the Singapore Bicentennial, the bazaar will have food stalls and fringe activities. Additionally, there will also be an exhibition of winning photography works, ‘My Defining Maritime Moment’.

5. Catch a Movie with Your Kids at The French Film Festival!

Catch a Movie with Your Kids at The French Film Festival!
Photo credits French Film Festival

Location: Around Singapore
Date:
4 Nov – 17 Nov 2019
Hour:
Various timing
Admission:
Free & Paid

Returning as part of the ‘Voilah! France Singapore Festival’ is Singapore’s longest-running foreign film festival, the French Film Festival. Over the course of two weeks, more than 20 latest films and classics, exploring matters close to our heart, will be screened at various community clubs, Shaw Theatres Lido, The Projector, and Alliance Française. Families can look forward to films like Marona’s Fantastic Tale and Ballerina.

RELATED: French Film Festival 2019 | Family Friendly Films to Look Forward To!

 






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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