What’s on this long weekend: 14 – 16 April 2017
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Hooray for long weekends! If you’re wondering how to occupy your kids for the next three days, look no further than our Easter weekend guide.
Go on a Smurfs Easter egg hunt
Get into the Easter spirit with an egg hunt amid 300 tiny blue Smurfs at Jurong Bird Park! There are 1,000 eggs hidden around the Waterfall Aviary – find five different coloured eggs and win a prize! There’ll also be a Smurfy meet-and-greet, craft sessions and hand painting.
From now until 30 April 2017, 10am – 4pm, Waterfall Aviary, Jurong Bird Park. Click here for more details.
Bring home a beautiful hand-painted Easter egg
Paint and take home your very own Easter egg at Westgate’s egg painting workshop! Simply spend a minimum of $60 in a single same-day receipt to take part. While you’re there, check out the giant Easter egg display, cookie decorating workshops and a teddy bear picnic. Plus, get a free haircut when you donate to the Children’s Cancer Foundation.
From now until 23 April 2017, various timings, Westgate. Find out more here.
Let your child role-play their dream vocation
KidZania comes to Plaza Singapura this weekend, just in time for the Easter festivities. Titled KidZania Go!, the initiative lets your child role-play various positions and pick up life skills. There’ll also be makeovers, stage games, a chance to win air tickets in a lucky draw, and an Instagram contest.
14 – 23 April 2017, 11am – 9pm, Plaza Singapura, Level 1 Main Atrium. Click here to find out more.
Relax to piano classics and renditions of popular movie soundtracks
Let the students From The Piano Room entertain you with their rendition of familiar classical pieces as well as tunes from Star Wars, Harry Potter and other popular movies!
16 April 2017, 5.45pm, 6.45pm and 7.45pm, Esplanade Concourse. More details here.
Immerse yourself in all things pets
Head down to the Singapore Expo this weekend for the fourth edition of Singapore’s largest pet fair! Learn about being a responsible pet owner, meet fellow animal lovers and shop for pet products and services. There’ll be informative talks, contests and competitions galore, as well as pet adoption drives. A one-day pass is $5 while a three-day pass is $12. Children below 12 enter for free.
14 – 16 April 2017, 11am – 8pm daily, Singapore Expo Hall 7. Find out more here.
Watch an inspiring play about following your dreams
Adapted from a play by the late playwright Kuo Pao Kun, Lao Jiu: The Musical tells the story of Lao Jiu, the ninth child and only son in the family. Just when he seems destined for a bright future as a scholar, he discovers his passion for traditional puppetry, and is caught between success and saving a dying art form. At the heart of the play lies a message about following your dreams. Suitable for children aged six and above. Tickets available at Sistic.
From now until 23 April 2017, various timings, Drama Centre Theatre, National Library Building, Level 3. Learn more about the play here.
Have an enchanting sleepover with the fishes
Ever wanted to sleep amongst fishes, sharks and other marine animals? Now you can with S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Dreams, an enchanting sleepover which promises an “overnight immersive experience”, and fun activities and games. Open to kids aged six and above.
15 – 28 April 2017, 7pm to 10am, S.E.A. Aquarium. Find out more here.
Explore works by Chinese ink masters
Get your child acquainted with the works of Chinese masters and let their creativity flow with the help of activity sheets! Great for children aged four and above.
14 – 16 April 2017, 11am – 6pm, Keppel Centre for Art Education, National Gallery Singapore. More information here.