We’re still on a roll with summer break, but if you’re struggling to find some kid-friendly activities to do in Singapore this weekend, HoneyKids Asia has you covered with our lineup below. Don’t forget the NDP rehearsals are still going on, so it might be time to plan where to watch the fireworks. Or check out some cool play areas while you munch on some lunch…
1. Floss like a boss
Have some summer fun under the sun at the upcoming Sports Hub Community Play Day! Get active at a full day of play at the Sports Hub with free sports tryouts, fitness workouts, fun competitions, kids’ activities and more. Bring your friends and family down for a multi-sports experience with water-themed inflatables, football clinics and a Duathlon Introduction Clinic just for the kids!
When: 13 July, 10am-8pm
Where: OCBC Square, Stadium Place, Singapore, 397629
Cost: Free! Register here.
2. Don’t do drugs, kids!
Head over to Punggol for the DrugsFreeSG Carnival for amusement rides and carnival games, all to educate on what the Central Narcotics Bureau does to take action against drug offenders. Local students from Republic Polytechnic have developed a card game called “Resist” for revellers. It’s a great way to spend the day!
When: 13 July
Where: The open field near Punggol MRT
Cost: Free, register here.
3. Quit horsing around
Bring the munchkins along to Turf Club for a day out with the ponies at Interracial Family Day in Singapore. Take a tour of the stables, feed, groom the ponies and let the kids enjoy a pony ride. There’s also face painting, giveaways and a lucky draw. With Racial Harmony Day coming up on 21 July, this is exactly what we need to get into the spirit!
When: 13 July, 2pm-6pm
Where: Gallop Stable, 100 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287992
Cost: $5.50 for kiddos three years old and under, $15.90 for kiddos aged three and up
4. Grab the Monet and let’s Gogh
Bring your sketchbook and have a wander around the stunning outdoor campus of Ground-Up Initiative. There are two different art workshops, one for sketching (which is free, hooray!), and a paid workshop to learn watercolour painting techniques. Once you’re done being arty, enjoy a healthy lunch prepared by volunteers.
When: 13 July, 9am
Where: Ground-Up Initiative, 91 Lorong Chencharu (Yishun), Singapore 769201
Cost: Kampung Sketching is free; Watercolour Sketching Workshop is $55
5. Art is my magnet, I’m drawn to it
Aliwal Arts Night Crawl is back for its seventh edition! Savour a mix of contemporary and traditional art in the culturally rich area of Kampong Glam. There’s art and storytelling workshops, exhibits and performance art. Check out our video for a walking tour of the outdoor art gallery!
When: 13 July, 1pm-10pm
Where: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
Cost: Free. Some programmes require prior registration.
6. Our spidey senses are tingling… enjoy movie tickets at a reduced price!
If you missed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in cinemas recently, there’s another opportunity to go with your tween this weekend at Kids Flix — all at a reduced price of $6! Catch this animated feature film that takes you through Spider-Man of all ages, set in cool and trendy New York City. Book your tickets here.
When: 13 July, 10am and 10.30am
Where: At selected GV cinemas around Singapore
7. Understanding Chinese and more
Get your kiddos brushing up on their Mandarin at “Why Move Mountains?”, a storytelling workshop hosted by Ng Mun Poh. Giggle along as she goes through double meanings of favourite Chinese sayings. Suitable for kids ages 7 and up.
When: 14 July, 11am & 1pm
Where: The Theatre Practice Rehearsal Studio, 54 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187953
Cost: $8 per person, tickets are available here.
8. Captain Planet, he’s a hero
Take the munchkins for a morning out at East Coast Beach and do something good for the environment. The National Sailing Centre is hosting a clean up as a result of the monsoon that washed up a lot of trash in the East. Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunblock, insect repellent and get ready to get sweaty.
When: 14 July, 9am-11am
Where: National Sailing Centre,
Cost: Free, register here.
9. Wine, not?
Ditch the kids and savour some wine and cheese to celebrate Bastille Day with wine distributor Burgundy Secrets. Sip your way through a flight of eight wines from the Beaujolais region, paired with eight different unique, craft cheeses. Because wine and cheese is life, #preach!
When: 13 July, 6pm-9pm
Where: Extra Space Boon Keng Tasting Room, 301 Boon Keng Road, Singapore 339779
Cost: $40.74, register for tickets here.
10. You and your beautiful soul
Round up the tweens (or relive your youth!) and head over to Gateway Theatre to sing along to American heart-throb Jesse McCartney. The singer-songwriter is on his Asia tour in support of the album “Resolution”, and it’s his first time in our Little Red Dot!
When: 14 July, 8pm
Where: Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461
Cost: Tickets are $98, $108 or $128, available here.
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