What’s on this weekend: 7 – 8 April 2018

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Watch an environmentally-friendly take on Pinocchio
The classic tale of Pinocchio gets a modern update with an environmental message, courtesy of a whale! Bubbling with life lessons on courage, integrity and the bonds of loved ones and the community, it promises to be an immersive theatre experience for both parents and kids. Great for ages two to 10.

7 – 15 April 2018, 3pm & 6pm (Saturday) and 3pm (Sunday), The Pavilion at Far East Square. Get tickets here.

Learn about Cambodia’s sacred city
Discover the art, architecture and archaeology of this UNESCO World Heritage site through rare Khmer sculptures, photographs, drawings and memorabilia. Kids can embark on a trail of Angkor by folding 3D paper icons of Angkor and creating their own prints at rubbing stations.

From now until 22 July 2018, 10am – 7pm (Monday – Thursday, Sunday) and 10am – 9pm (Friday), Asian Civilisations Museum. Find out more here.

Experience an interactive flight experience
Take flight in a wind tunnel, design and test-fly your own supersonic jet and take a trip to space at the Above and Beyond exhibition. This interactive flight exhibition uses augmented and virtual reality, simulation and fun activities to showcase innovation in flight and space travel.

Ends 8 April 2018, 10am – 6pm, Science Centre Singapore. Click here for more information.

Uncover the diverse heritage of Singapore
The Singapore Heritage Festival kicks off this weekend with trails, tours, open houses and performances islandwide. Dive into the traditions, customs and practices of various precincts such as Jurong, Toa Payoh and Chinatown, and uncover their diverse heritage.

From now until 22 April 2018, various locations and times. Visit the official website for programme lineup.

Enjoy live performances by the sea
NParks’ Rockestra concert series is back and this weekend’s theme is Hits by the Beach. Admission is free, so rock out to contemporary pop rock hits by the sea.

7 April 2018, 6.30pm – 10pm, East Coast Park, Angsana Green. Click here for more information.

Watch an Oscar-winning movie
Fresh off its Best Animated Film win at the Oscars, catch Disney/Pixar animation Coco at a special kids screening this Saturday. Tickets are $10 each and children below 90cm watch for free.

7 April 2018, 10.30am, Shaw Theatre at nex. Visit the Shaw Theatres website for more information.

Have a good time with furry and feathered friends
Singapore’s largest pet fair is back for its fifth edition! Look forward to highlights such as a speed dating pet-matching service, grooming and obedience competitions, dog yoga, pet health talks and a cat tricks contest.

6 - 8 April 2018, 11am – 8pm, Singapore Expo Hall 7. Click here for more information.

Get hands-on with pop-ups
Discover the world of pop-ups and learn how to make your own using parallel and angle folds used in pop-up cards, books and board games. Great for ages 10 and above.

7 April 2018, 9.30am – 11.30am, Goodman Arts Centre. For more information and to register, click here.

Gather for a storytelling session
Come hear stories of people, places, stories and objects depicted in artworks from the National Gallery’s collection, in this weekend’s edition of Book in a Nook. Free with registration.

7 April 2018, 3pm – 3.45pm, National Gallery Singapore, Keppel Centre for Art Education. Click here for more details.

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