There’s lots of family-friendly activities this weeks. These include the Pitstops for Kids Carnival, Hack Our Play @ NDC, PAssion WaVe’s Family Day Out, and the inaugural Small Big Dreamers Children’s Festival. 

 

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*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.

 

Continued from Previous Week

Source: The Music Circle
SPARK: The Music Circle Opening Season
1 Jun - 10 Jun
Cost: Free, with registration
Venue: The Music Circle, 4 Queen's Road
The Music Circle is celebrating the opening of their music school with a week of free performances, workshops, games, trial classes and even a carnival for the entire family. All events are free, but tickets are required for entry.
Source: SGF
Singapore Garden Festival 2018: Northpoint City Roadshow
1 Jun - 10 Jun
10.30am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: South Atrium in Northpoint City
The biennial Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) will return from 21 Jul to 3 Aug 2018 for its 7th edition, to present the best of tropical horticulture and floral artistry. In the meantime, the SGF will have roadshows at different locations to showcase and create awareness on the upcoming festival.
Source: Singapore Street Festival
Singapore Street Festival
26 May - 8 July
Cost: Mix of free & ticketed events
Venue: Various
Upcoming events for the Singapore Street Festival, in its 17th year, include the SSF Official Launch (8 June); Street Football (9 June - 10 June); the Asia Global Bellydance Competition (22 June - 23 June); the Singapore National Kendama Competition (23 June); and the Singapore & Asia Pacific YoYo Championship (6 July- 8 July). Visit their website for a complete schedule of events.
Source: SCCC
SCCC Cultural Extravaganza 2018
18 May - 10 June
Cost: Mix of free & ticketed events
Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Be entertained by a theatrical production which pays tribute to iconic Chinese comedians in Singapore, join in a specially curated series of arts, cultural and literary workshops and talks, and enjoy performances by local performing groups. The extravaganza will also culminate in a high-energy concert by renowned local singers, as Sing.浪2018 returns to jazz up your evening through a medley of songs. Pre-registration is required for free admission events.
Source: National Museum
National Museum Children's Season 2018
26 May - 24 Jun
Cost: Free
Venue: National Museum
This year's Children's Season at the National Museum invites young visitors to explore different types of play experience. Families can look forward to a fun line-up of interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, storytelling sessions, family workshops, engaging performances, and more!
Source: Pesta Ubin
Pesta Ubin 2018
26 May - 24 Jun
Cost: Free
Venue: Pulau Ubin
There's something for everyone at Pesta Ubin! Highlights include Ubin Nature walk with Strix Wildlife Consultancy, Ubin Quarry kayaking, watercolour painting of birds with NParks, a basic survival cooking lesson, Chek Jawa open house, a basic mountain biking skills session, and more.
Source: Straits Times
Hari Raya Light Up 2018
12 May - 30 June
Cost: Free
Venue: Geylang Serai
The Hari Raya Light Up 2018 welcomes the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and is themed 'Celebrating our Kampung Spirit'. Highlights include over 50 light installations, the popular Geylang Serai bazaar with 800 stalls selling traditional costumes and street food, and the community 'Iftar' where residents and other members of the constituency gather at sunset to break fast together at Wisma Geylang Serai.

 

Upcoming Events

Source: Tiger Beer
Tiger Street Food Festival
8 Jun
5pm - 10.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Tan Quee Lan Street
At the Tiger Street Food Festival, 15 street food hawkers will be showcasing their dishes. Local acoustic trio The Hashtags will also be there with an eclectic mix of smooth R&B melodies, tasty Blues licks and uplifting Neo-ethnic grooves. Proceeds from the event will go to funding more opportunities that support our hawker culture.
Source: Supreme Parents
Pitstops for Kids Carnival
8 Jun - 9 Jun
11am - 8pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Park Avenue Convention Centre, 4 Changi Business Park Avenue 1
At this family carnival, there will be12 different pitstops for kids (and parents) to conquer. Upon check in at the registration booth, each eligible child will receive a game map. Complete all compulsory pitstops to redeem a goodie bag (while stocks last) worth more than $160. There will also be balloon sculpting, kids tattoos, games, and a roving magician.
Source: The Great Singapore Sale
The Great Singapore Sale Carnival
8 Jun - 10 Jun
11am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Robinsons The Heeren
Come try out exciting games, delicious food, and see your favourite celebrities! Don’t forget you stand a chance to win vouchers, staycations and even 2018 International Champions Cup tickets!
Source: NDC
Hack Our Play @ NDC
9 Jun
10am - 12.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: National Design Centre, Auditorium, Level 2
Always wanted to create your very own dream playground? As part of the Hack our Play! (HOP) Initiative, join Participate in Design (P!D) to create a unique play experience using non-standard structures, recyclables, and everyday materials in National Design Centre! Let imagination take flight as families and friends bond over this fun and interactive workshop.
Source: CSC
Doggie Carnival
9 Jun
10am - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Civil Service Club @ Changi
Come enjoy a special day with family and furry friends and look forward to a variety of tail-wagging activities. There will be free tryouts of equipment to train your canines, agility and obedience demos, fun competitions, and goodies bags.
Source: PA
PAssion WaVe: Family Day Out
9 Jun
10am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: PAssion WaVe @ Marina Bay
Experience a fun-filled family day at PAssion WaVe @ Marina Bay! Indulge in complimentary water activities (Kayaking, Pedal Boating, Dragon Boating) and land activities (JUMP Master Revolution, and a Sharks in Singapore Talk).
Source: SL2
Plastics in a Circular Economy x OSCEdays
9 Jun
2pm - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Sustainability Academy, City Square Mall Level 6
Rethink how we as individuals can close the loop on plastic recycling. In this talk, learn about the fundamentals of the Circular Economy, resources used to make plastic in a linear economy and how to be low carbon and waste in our consumer habits. There will also be a plastic recycling demonstration by PlastiCity SG and a chance for you to make reusable plastic with the machines they have built.
Source: NParks
NParks Live Out Loud: Battle of the Bands 2018
9 Jun
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: East Coast Park, Parkland Green
Catch 16 bands jam their hearts out in our Battle of the Bands competition for a chance to win professional training sessions and perform at NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra®.
Source: Carousell
Carousell Creative Market at The Centrepoint
9 Jun - 10 Jun
12pm - 8pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Centrepoint, Level 2
Carousell has curated over 30+ vendors to bring you the best of DIY and handmade goods, ranging from fashion & accessories, shoes & bags to handicraft and wellness items. There will also be Floral Jamming and Leather Crafting sessions running throughout the event duration where you can bring home your very own artsy creations. Plus get an *exclusive* Carousell tote bag & merchandise if you're one of the first 50 visitors for the day.
Source: Asia Game Festival
Asia GAME Festival
9 Jun - 10 Jun
12pm - 10pm
Cost: From $15
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre
The inaugural Asia GAME Festival (AGF) will be 2 exciting days of gaming galore. Attendees will gain interesting insights into the latest industry trend and new game releases, get to participate or spectate regional esports competitions, meet and greet with their favourite cosplayers at the cosPLAY Zone and party the night away at our AGF x aniSONIC concert.
Source: National Gallery
Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers 2018
9 Jun - 9 Sep
Cost: Free
Venue: National Gallery
Dreams are powerful. And we want our young to have big dreams. Launching this year, Small Big Dreamers features interactive installations that teach children about values, passion, confidence and creativity. Through experiential art and active play, children will learn about themselves and the world around them.
Music for the Community
10 Jun
6pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Come enjoy a fantastic evening with Sembawang Wind Orchestra and Republic Polytechnic Wind Symphony. They will be bringing a wide repertoire such as Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2, Lavender’s Latin Gold and Hoshide’s Dancin' Megahits to you.

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