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Weekly Family-Friendly Activities in Singapore : Nov 11-17

Planning your week ahead?

With the school holidays around the corner, we decided to have a weekly special on activities for families.

Bookmark this for your weekly dose of fun!


NOV 14

Learn the secret behind Japan Rail Pass

Event: The Ultimate Guide to Japan Rail Pass
Date: 14 Nov 2019 | 7pm-10pm
Venue: Klook Office, 13 Hongkong Street

Heading for a holiday in Japan?
Klook will be hosting a Japan Rail Pass workshop ahead of the year-end holiday. The workshop will comprise of a talk and Q&A by The Travel Intern to teach travellers how to maximise the value of their Japan Rail Pass. Attendees will enjoy exclusive freebies such as Free Packing cube + Free Japan SIM card with every purchase of whole JR Pass.

RSVP here

NOV 15

Save a Date with Artbox

Source: ArtBox
Event: Artbox Singapore 2019: Eden
Date : 15-17 Nov | 22-24 Nov | 3pm-11pm
Venue: The Grounds #@ Kranji (Carpark B at Singapore Turf Club)
Price : Free Entry

Enjoy a signature array of regional food, shopping and performances at this event spanning over a massive 200,000 square feet!

More details here

 Watch, Play & Support the Singapore Regatta
Source: Singapore Sports Hub

Event: Singapore Regetta Waterfest 
Date: 15-17 Nov 2019 | 9am-6pm
Venue: Sports Hub

The Singapore Regatta Waterfest @ Sports Hub will be coming to our shore. Enjoy water-themed activities, pick up new boating skills, join in carnival games, cheer for dragon boat teams and pop in OCBD Aquatic Center to catch lively swim meets!

Full Details here Experience a Twilight Encounter

Event: Twilight Encounters
Date: 15Nov- 28 Dec 2019
Venue: Night Safari

Enjoy new activities such as Kepper Talk @ Explorer Outpost. Find Neha the missing Elephant with a puzzle quest, see spotted Hyaena feeding and have a Safari Adventure Tour- the Twilight Encounter Edition.

Full details here

NOV 16

Travel back in time at the zoo

Event: A Mammoth Adventure Back in Time
Date: 16 Nov-29 Dec 2019
Venue: Singapore Zoo

After the dinosaurs. came the age of the Mega Animals. Let Singapore Zoo transport you back in time for an experience like never before. Stop the grounds with the Giants of the Past like Wolly Mammoth, Saber-Tooth Tiger, Hornless Rhinoceros and more!

You will get to see 15 Giants from the past at the valley of Giants, play Jumbo games, Meet and Greet Caveman with Little Momo, take a mammoth adventure back in time trail and more!

Full Details here

Gallop to Kranji Farm

Event:  Gallop Kranji Farm
Date: 16 Nov | 930am-6pm
Venue: 10 Neo Tiew Land 2 Singapore 718813
Price: Free Entry

Enjoy Free pony rides (First 200 only), join in a Kampong Telematch & Treasure Hunt to win Gallop Kranji Farm Resorts stay vouchers. Sign up early to get free Bird's Nest Museum Visit, Bird's Nest Cookies and more.
There is a mini-farm visit, mud play, longkang fishing and more.

Sign up at this link before 10 Nov to qualify, While stocks last!

Light up at Sentosa
Source: Sentosa

Event: Island Lights
Date: 16 Nov - 31 Nov
Venue: Sentosa Cove
Price: Free 

Sentosa's signature Island Lights returns bigger and better with local and international artists to transform and illuminate Sentosa Cove Village

Celebrate Christmas with The Greatest Gift at Orchard Road
Source: OrchardRoad.org

Event: The Greatest Gift
Date: 16 Nov- 1 Jan 2020
Venue: Orchard Road
Price: Free 

This year Orchard Road will give you the Greatest Gift with street decorations and Christmas Villages from Grange Road to Orchard link!

There will be three zones at Tanglin, Orchard and Somerset to celebrate. Also, there will be three Christmas Village at *SCAPE, Grange Road Car Park and Shaw House Urban Plaza.

More details here

See a Christmas Boat Light Parade

Event: ONE°15 Christmas Boart Light Parade
Date :16-17 Nov 4pm-10pm
Venue: ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove Central Precinct
Fee: Viewing is complimentary

The annual ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade and Sentosa Cove Holiday MArkets feature a festive celebration of food gifts and children activities. Catch a spectacular view of berthed boats decked out in colourful LED

Details here

Get lost in the Arts

Event: Goodman B-Sides
Date : 16 Nov | 12pm-7pm
Venue: Goodman Arts Center
Price: Free Entry

Head to Singapore's largest arts enclave and chill out in a garden of creativity. There will be performances, workshops and activities

Full listings can be found here

Witness the Battle of the Reds

Event: The Battle of the Reds
Date: 16 Nov 2019
Venue: National Stadium

Liverpool Red, Manchester Reds and Singapore Red will do battle in this three 40- minutes round-robin soccer match in Singapore National Stadium

 Samba at the Botanic Gardens

Event: Samba Botanica 2019
Date :16 Nov 2019 | 6pm-730pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens Shaw Foundation Stage
Price: Free Entry

Put on your samba shoes and dance the evening away with SAMBIESTA at Botanic Gardens

 Take a Kampong Tour at Palau Ubin
Source: Nparks

Event: Kampong Tour
Date : 16 Nov /21 Dec 2019 | 930am-1130am
Venue: Pulau Ubin Assembly Area
Price : $60 per group - max 15 people

If you have not been to Palau Ubin, this is the best time to do so. You don't need a passport to head 'overseas'. Take a bumboat ride and discover the Kapmpong of yesterday.

You can register here. 

 Join a Naturalist Camp

Source: Nparks

Event: Young Naturalist Camp
Date :16 Nov 2019
Venue: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Visitor Center
Price: $5 and purchase a 50 cents Young Naturalist Passport- Registration required

Educational indoor and outdoor learning of the wetlands and nature conservation issues.

For enquiry, please contact Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve at 67941401 or through email:nparks_sbwr@nparks.gov.sg

 See a concert for Children
Source: Sistic
Event: Concerts for Children  - Emily Saves the Orchestra
Date: 16-17 Nov
Venue: Victoria Concert Hall

A clever 10 years old needs the audience to outsmart the horrible monster, Cacopholous. Expect drama, dance, dazzling costumes in this concert woven with orchestral music.

NOV 17

Run with Sesame Street
Source: Sesame Street Run

Event: Sesame Street Run Singapore
Date: 17 November
Venue: Our Tampines Hub

Run with the Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and gang from Sesame Street in Singapore's first Sesam Street Run.

Details here


Discover an Old New World
Source: NMS
Event: An Old New World from the East Indies to the founding of Singapore,1600-1819
Date:21 Sep - 29 March 2020 | 10am-7pm
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Price: Free for Citizens and PR

Explore 200 years leading up to the establishment of an entrepot in Singapore in 1819. There are over 220 artefacts including 75 loan from an institutional and private collection.  You can explore the rest of the Museum while you are there too!

 Embrace Wonders of an imaginative world
Source: National Gallery Singapore
Event: Gallery Children's Biennale 2019 
Date: 25 May to 29 Dec
Venue: National Gallery Singapore

Embrace a world new world through imaginative art. There are 11 installations to explore around National Gallery Singapore.

Full Details here

The Bubble Tea Factory

Event : The Bubble Tea FactoryDate : 19 Oct - 18 Dec |Weekdays 4pm-10pm , Weekends 10am-10pm
Venue: 'Scape, @ Orchard Link

Move over Chocolate Factory, there is a new factory in town. The Bubble Tea exhibition is filled with instagramable sets and a Pearl pit to boot. One to check out for the Tea lovers

Get your tickets here
 Feel the magic of Disney

Source: ArtScience Museum

Event: Disney Magic of Animation - The Exhibition
Date : 26 Oct - 29 March 2020
Venue: Artscience Museum

Fall in love again with your favourite films and stories from Walt Disney Animation Studios. From Micky Mouse to Anna and Elsa, uncover the mafic behind almost a century of artistry and technological innovations that have brought to life our most beloved animated characters.

Take a whimsical journey through the Nordic countries

Source: GDTB

Event: Poinsettia Wishes
Date: 8 Nov - 5 Jan
Venue: Flower Dome, Gardens By the Bay
Price: Admission charges apply

See icons from the Nordic Countries with a Christmas Twist

Experience a whimsical wonderland at The Bubble Tea Factory

Trivia Night at Changi Airport

Event: Trivia Night @ ST3PS
Date: Every Wednesday 30 Oct till 27 Nov 2019 |730pm to 830pm
Venue: ST3PS, Terminal 3, Basement 2
Price: Free for Changi Rewards Members

Are you a trivia whiz? Grab your family and friends and answer as many trivia questions correctly to win Changi gift vouchers worth up to $6000. You just need a phone with an internet connection. There will be 2 rounds each night and top 3 players will win $300,$200 and $100 e-vouchers. Stay on for both rounds and win a $20 gift card. Plus there is a 7%+7% savings at participating restaurants in the public area with a nett min spend of $50 from 6pm onwards

 Discover culture and tradition

Event: Wan Qing CulutreFest 2019
Date:2 Nov -10 Nov 2019 | 10am-9pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Cost: FREE Entry

Wan Qing CultureFest 2019 celebrates the beauty of diverse cultural traditions. Experience Singapore's heritage through interactive workshops, performances and more. This year's festival showcase four aspects of cultural heritage - Social Practices, Rituals and Festivals, Food Heritage and Performing Arts. Experience a traditional Chinese Wedding, find out more about Nanyang Coffee, discover the art of Lion Dance and more!

Full programmes details here

 Experience arts in your Neighbourhood

Source: National Arts council

Event: Arts in Your Neighbourhood
Date : 7-14 November
Venue: Punggol Vicinity

Experience Arts like you have never seen before in this 13th edition of Arts in Your Neighbourhood. Explore Punggol through recorded soundscapes, environmental data and stories of real people in the neighbourhood. Other than Punggol, 40 arts activities are happening in 13 locations across the island. Notable works include supersized five stones, Polka Dot Hunt and more

Five Stones by Twardzik Chin Chor Leng
Location: Oasis Terraces / Punggol Waterway Park
Date: 7-24 Nov

Source: National Arts council
Five Stones is a playful artwork consisting of large-scale inflatables to resemble a familiar childhood game. In November, you can find these stones around the vicinity of Punggol. Thereafter it will pop up in various locations around Singapore in Dec 2019.

There will be public programmes on 17 and 25 November where you can create your own set of five stones, refashion them into trinkets or even have a Toss Stone Championship

Sensing Punggol by Spang & Lei
Location - SAFRA Punggol 7-10Nov | Oasis Terraces 15-24 Nov

Source: National Arts council

Sensing Punggol is a collaborative artwork with residents of Punggol. These larger than life "data sculptures" will be showcased in a travelling exhibition at various location.

We are Punggol Explorers
Location : Osais Terraces (Indoor Atrium ) | Punggol Plaza | Safra Punggol (Atrium)
Date : 7-24 Nov

Source: National Arts council
Inspired by the stories of Punggol, specially crafted pins, keychains and instant photo frames from gacaphon machines will lead you to sites such as Punggol Jewel Bridge, Coney Isal and prawn farms. Snap and share pictures of at least 3 photo frame designs at the corresponding Punggol sites and #ArtsinYourNeighbourhood and #WeArePunggil Explorers and you will receive a goodie bag!

Singapore Poetry on the Sidewalks (S.P.O.T.S)
Location: Punggol Waterway Park (outside Waterway Point)
Date: 7-24 Nov

See poetry revealed along with the pavilions of Waterway point when they are touched by water.  Stroll along the path and find where the excerpts are hidden. There will be a live 3-D chalk drawing activity by artist Imran Mohamed Ishak on 9.16.23 Nov 5pm-630pm

Fun with Music- A Trip to the Zoo!
Location: Oasis Terraces 17 Nov 6pm | Yishun Town Square

7 Wonders of Punggol
Location: SAFRA Punggol 16 Nov 5pm

Experience the beauty of 7 iconic locations around Punggol through this multi-disciplinary, multi-ethnic performance byBrahmastral

The Music of Martial Arts.
Location:  16 Nov 6pm | Oasis Terraces 24 Nov 5pm

A multi-cultural music performance showcasing pieces inspired by the musical styles of traditional martial arts.

Jazz for kids - Hello Humpty
Location: Oasis Terraces 16 Nov 5pm | SAFRA Punggol 17 Nov 5 pm | Bedok Town Square 24 Nov 6pm

Event: A Litte Bed Trip ( Petite Nuit Au Lit) by Cahin-Caha
Location: Toa Payoh HDB Hub
Date: 17 Nov 4pm & 7 pm

Source: National Arts council
Theatrical vertical dance performers featuring nine beds piled on top of one another. The dance playfully examines the transitions of states from waking up to falling asleep.

There are plenty more art performances around the island at Yishun Town Square, Bedok Town Square, Mapletree Business City and more.

 See The Gingerbread Man
Source: Sistic
Event: The Gingerbread Man
Date: 23 Oct - 7 Dec (Various Dates)
Venue: KC Arts Centre

An original new play from SRT. If you have not been to an SRT production, you must. Highly entertaining with a great cast, it will entertain the kids for sure!

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