What’s On This Weekend: 4 to 6 October 2019

What’s On This Weekend: 4 to 6 October 2019

This Children’s Day, you might find yourself spoilt for choice on ways to celebrate the occasion with the little ones in your life. Our top picks include a parent-child dance workshop, an award-winning family-friendly play and an art playground. Read on for our round-up of things to do this weekend with the kids.

Beethoven Im Garten

Pack a picnic basket and head over to the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Saturday evening for a relaxing orchestral performance. The free concert by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra will feature musicians from Germany’s Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, as well as its chief conductor, Singaporean Wong Kahchun. Details here.

Through The Years

This free dance workshop is for all in the family, from grandparents to parents and children. Held at Ang Mo Kio Community Centre, attendees will learn dances of different styles, including rock-and-roll from the 1970s, disco dance steps from the 1980s and hip-hop moves from recent times. The event is part of Got to Move, a nationwide dance movement initiated by the National Arts Council to grow appreciation and participation in dance in Singapore. Details here.

Tailor Made


Catch an award-winning show about a tailor and his playful tools at the Esplanade. This theatrical performance features puppetry and music and promises to transport the little ones on a magical adventure. Details here.

Visual Arts
The Curious Sky

Let the kids run loose and play freely at The Artground, in Goodman Arts Centre. The indoor arts playground is launching a new sensorial art experience, The Curious Sky, which invites children to discover elements of the weather through play. Details here.

Stars And Planets

Celebrate your child’s curiosity and imagination – help them develop their creative potential with drama workshops organised by ACT3 International. For their hard work, reward them with an ice-cream making workshop, which is part of the programme, or a play based on The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Details here.

(Photos by: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National Arts Council, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, The Artground and ACT3 International)

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