What’s on this weekend: 27 – 28 January 2018

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Follow the adventures of a lovable dog and his canine friends
Based on the children’s books by Lynley Dodd, this stage adaptation brings the lovable Hairy Maclary and his canine friends Schnitzel von Krumm, Hercules Morse and Bottomley Potts to life! Expect lots of singing, colourful costumes and music in what promises to be a fun romp for both young and old. Suitable for kids aged two and above.

26 – 28 January 2018, various timings, KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Explore the artsy side of Little India
Watch live performances and check out vibrant murals at the fourth edition of Artwalk Little India, which ends this Saturday. Go on walking tours of the lively district, hear tales of urban legends and folklore, and experience a musical theatre dinner.

27 January 2018, from 6pm onwards, various locations in Little India. View the programme lineup here.

Learn about Southeast Asian film
Head down to the Singapore Art Museum and catch the last of the Singapore Art Week activities. Highlights include an exhibition on Southeast Asian cinema, an outdoor screening of local film It’s A Great, Great World and a market featuring locally-made crafts.

27 & 28 January 2018, 10am – 10.30pm, View the programme schedule here.

Check out an exhibition at an air raid shelter
For a truly unique art experience, pop by RAID at the historic Tiong Bahru Air Raid Shelter. Eight artists will attempt to interpret the history and architecture of the shelter, built in the 1930s, through site-specific artworks, installations and conceptual art.

From now until 3 February 2018, noon – 6pm (Tuesday – Sunday), closed on Monday, Tiong Bahru Air Raid Shelter, 78 Guan Chuan Road. Check the Facebook event page for more information.

Create a digital game with your child
Learn how to create a simple digital game with micro:bit hardware in this parent-child coding workshop. Using a block-based programme and tools like scissors and paper, find out how to use push buttons as input, and generate images and upload them to a microcontroller. Suitable for children aged nine and above.

27 January 2018, 1pm – 4pm, Digital Makerspace @ XPC #05-12. Click here for more details.

Express your love for Pokémon at a fun run
Run mania is alive and well – just two weeks after Singapore’s inaugural Transformers Run comes the Pokémon Run. Now in its second year, participants will get to experience challenges faced by Pokémon trainers on the 5km trail. Don’t fancy sweating it out? Try your hand at the carnival games and indulge in yummy bites. Suitable for kids aged four and above.

27 January 2018, 2pm, Marina Barrage. Click here for more information and to register.

Run to help endangered animals
Here’s another run to stay active and do good for wildlife at the same time! Save the orangutan, Asian elephant, manatee and hornbill, all of which are endangered, at the Safari Zoo Run 2018. Choose an animal you want to support by taking part in the team Instagram contest. While you’re there, a small donation to the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund goes a long way to ensuring the continued survival of these species.

27 January 2018, 6am, Singapore Zoo. Click here for more information.

Move to music with your child
Put your child’s brimming energy and natural moves to good use at this parent-child music movement session, and bond with them while you dance and make music together!

27 January 2018, 10am – 10.45am, Wigglepods. Find out more here.

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