10 things to do with the kids this weekend in Singapore: 20-21 April 2019

Easter weekend is here but if you're not planning to join in the fun, we've found plenty of other egg-citing events for the whole fam!

Yes, folks, we’ve arrived at another long-awaited long weekend and we are ready to hop right into Easter. After getting into a ton of Easter craft, stocking up the cupboards with chocolate eggs and bunnies, we’re finally ready for that delish Easter brunch while the kids go off on an egg hunt. But if you’re not planning on any Easter fun this weekend, you’ll want to check out some of these egg-citing activities (sorry, not sorry)!

1. Get artsy at SAM Mini Mobile Museum

SAM Mini Mobile Museum has stopped by the Tampines Regional library from now until 12 May to bring art to your doorstep. Stop by for stunning art pieces and art workshops for bubs as young as 18 months up to seven year olds. Kids can create dioramas while toddlers make handmade masterpieces.
When: Toddler art workshop: 21 April, 1-2.30pm; Kids art workshop: 20 April, 2-3.30pm
Where: Tampines Regional Library
Cost: Toddler art workshops: $25 per adult-child pair; Kids art workshop: $25 per child
www.facebook.com/events/247867846116917

2. Dance at a silent disco in the air 

Daredevils can have a real rave at the silent disco at Airzone while jumping around on nets suspended above the ground. Climb higher if you dare while jamming out to your favourite tunes! There’s no age restriction but mums and dads will need to join in the fun if the kiddos are below seven years of age.
When: 20 April, 2-6pm
Where: Airzone at City Square Mall, Level 2, Singapore 208539
Cost: $20 for a 1h session
www.airzone.sg

3. Visit the brand new Jewel Changi Airport

Looking for a new haunt? Jewel Changi Airport is set to open this Thursday and you’ll find us checking out the new stores (did someone say Cath Kidson?) and the indoor attractions and art installations. Take the kiddos for a walk through the Shiseido Forest Valley, past the HSBC Rain Vortex, across the Canopy Bridge and get lost in the hedge maze and mirror maze. There’s even slides and bouncing nets for the kids to wear out their energy so you can get some shopping done in peace!
When: From 11 April
Where: Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
Cost: Free entry
www.jewelchangiairport.com

4. Make your own veggie cleaning fluid

Learn how to lead a more sustainable lifestyle at the upcoming Sustainability Day. There will be games booths by WWF Singapore to raise awareness about how plastics harm the environment, upcycling craft workshops and talks. Dignity Kitchen will also be selling garbage enzymes made from fruit peels or scraps which can be used as chemical-free, environmentally-friendly cleaning fluid. Or learn how to make your own at a garbage enzyme workshops!
When: 20 April, 11am-4pm
Venue: Valley Point, 491 River Valley Road, L1 Atrium, Singapore 248371
Cost: Free, registration required for workshops
www.eventbrite.com

5. Head to a night market for shopping, food and fun

Hang on to your hats, folks! The mother of all night markets is debuting in Singapore with food, fashion, live music, interactive arcade games, KTV booths, and massive lantern installations. Eat, shop and dive into the Boba Pit at the first-ever tokidoki x Gong Cha Bubble Tea Funhouse, personalise your own bubble tea and meet and greet session with tokidoki character, Boba Bob.
When: 19 – 21, 26 – 28 April, 3-11pm
Where: The Grounds@Kranji (Singapore Turf Club)
Cost: Free admission
www.shilin.sg

6. Listen to whispers from The Dragon’s Teeth Gate

Be transported into Singapore’s past in an original dance-drama production presented by Dance Ensemble Singapore Arts Company (DES Arts), in collaboration with Sri Warisan Som Said Performing Arts. Visit the fabled Dragon’s Teeth Gate and uncover the history light of Singapore’s transformation from its past to its present.
When: 20 April, 3pm and 8pm
Where: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Far East Organisation Auditorium at Level 9, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Cost: $30, $40
www.singaporeccc.org.sg

7. Enjoy a performance with bubba

Soft play areas not cutting it? Give bubba a real workout at Baby Space, an interactive music and dance performance for babies. Babies can interact with the dancers and explore the installation around Baby Stage at a performance that will tickle their senses.
When: 19-21 April, 11am, 1pm, 3.30pm
Where: The Artground, 90 Goodman Road, #01-40 Blk J
Cost: $28 per adult-child pair
www.peatix.com/event/606202

8. Dream Big, Fly High on a Barbie Flight

Got a Barbie fan under your roof? Celebrate Barbie’s 60th Anniversary with a trip on the Singapore Flyer in a special Barbie-themed capsule. For all girls who aspire to soar to the skies, treat yourself to mocktail and macarons as you savour Singapore’s skyline form the Barbie Capsule. Kids will get a free photo souvenir.
When: now until 30 June, daily flights available at 4pm, 6pm, 9pm
Where: Singapore Flyer, 30 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039803
Cost: Adult: $69, Child: $31
www.singaporeflyer.com/unique-experiences

9. Join Alex in Wonderland

Head to a comedy show suitable for kids and adults in Alex in Wonderland, suitable for ages seven years and up. Packed with music, singing and wholesome humour (is this English show in Tamil, or is this Tamil show in English?), it’s sure to be a barrel of laughs.
When: 20 April, 7-9:30pm
Where: Drama Centre Theatre, Level 3 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Cost: From $35-$60
www.apactix.com/events/detail/alex-in-wonderland

10. Can you handle The Truth?

Here’s one for date night: a black comedy about a man entangled in a love affair. Rife with affairs, lies, suspicion and deceit, this is one drama that will have you on the edge of your seat.
When: now until 20 April, 8-9:30pm
Where: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 20 Merbau Rd, Singapore 239035
Cost: From $35-$60
www.srt.com.sg/show/thetruth

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