What’s on this weekend: 22 – 23 April 2017

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This weekend, check out Thailand’s hottest market, learn about robotics at an open house, get hands-on for Earth Day and more.

Check out an art market from Thailand
If you were put off by the huge crowds at Artbox last weekend, this weekend should hopefully be less of a squeeze. There’s lots to buy and eat, like clothes, bags and accessories, the photogenic Talad Drink and Dragon’s Breath liquid nitrogen ice cream, Thai street pancakes and of course Thai milk tea. To avoid getting ensnared in human traffic, we suggest heading there when it opens or near closing time.

21 – 23 April 2017, 3pm – 11pm, Bayfront Event Space. Check the Facebook event page for updates.

Visit an open house for little tinkerers
Little tinkerers rejoice, because The Tinker Hub is having an open house on Saturday! Aimed at kids aged four to 12, the open house will feature a wide range of robotics, science, LEGO, gym and literature programs and holiday camps. There’ll be free workshops all day and seats are limited – reserve a slot here.

22 April 2017, 9.30am – 4pm, 11 Northshore Drive #01-J (beside the pier). Visit their website for more information or check their Facebook page for updates.

Mark Earth Day by turning bottle caps into artworks
Get into spirit of Earth Day by turning bottle caps into art at this fun workshop by the National Library Board. It’s organised by Unity Primary School and all materials are provided. Click here to register.

22 April 2017, 1 – 2pm, Choa Chu Kang Public Library.

Party on the streets in Chinatown
The popular Amoy Street Bloc Party returns this Sunday to bring you food, fun and good vibes. Aside from DJs and fitness sessions, there’ll be lots of family-friendly activities like kampong games, giant Jenga games, rickshaw rides, cultural tours and gardening workshops to make it an event to remember for you and your child.

23 April 2017, 3 – 10pm, Amoy Street. Check the Facebook event page for more information.

Save the earth with a run
Do your part to raise conservation awareness by taking part in the National Geographic Earth Day Run! Apart from keeping fit, it’s a great way to teach your child about the importance of protecting the environment. Registration costs $200 per family (two adults and two children under 12).

23 April 2017, 2.30pm – 8.30pm, The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay. More information here.

Curl up for a storytelling session
Going out with the kids doesn’t have to cost much, not when they can enjoy free storytelling sessions at Pip’s PLAYbox. Readers will bring books by local authors to life, taking your child on an imaginative journey through HDB estates, forests and kampongs.

22 & 23 April 2017, 3pm, Pip’s PLAYbox, Esplanade. Click here for more details.

Try pedal boating for free at Marina Bay
From now till 30 April 2017, enjoy free pedal boat tryouts at Passion WaVe @ Marina Bay. Rental is available from Wednesday, 2 to 6pm and Thursday to Sunday, 9.30am to 6pm. There’s no age limit but children should be accompanied by an adult. So bring the whole family down for a weekend of fun water sports!

Now till 30 April 2017, 9.30am – 6pm, PAssion WaVe @ Marina Bay.

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