What’s on this weekend: 4 – 5 November 2017

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Catch a concert featuring animated puppets
Beethoven’s ‘Pastoral Symphony’ comes alive through animal puppets in this special concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Embark on a magical story told by Leopold the Leopard and his best friend, a talking tree. Created by Victor Yerrid, a master puppeteer from the Jim Henson Company, this performance promises fun for both young and old. Great for kids aged four and above.

4 & 5 November 2017, 2pm and 4pm, Victoria Concert Hall. Click here for more details.

Chill out to music in the park
Get set for a groovy time at the NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park this Sunday at the Botanic Gardens! Bop to the funky beats of local band Fungkimunkees and be mesmerised by the soulful tunes of Gareth Fernandez. Furry friends are welcome, so bring Fido along!

5 November 2017, 5pm, Singapore Botanic Garden, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. Click here for more information.

Shape a story with your body
Don’t miss the exciting children’s literary activities at this year’s Singapore Writers Festival! Swing by for interactive storytelling sessions where your child can learn about the world, and even create a story with their body. Suitable for children aged two and above.

4 & 5 November 2017, various timings and locations. For more information, visit the official website.

Immerse yourself in Chinese heritage and culture
Get your fill of Chinese heritage and culture at the seventh edition of Wan Qing CultureFest over this and the following weekend. There’ll be over 40 fun and family-friendly programmes, such as performances of classic Chinese songs, traditional craft workshops, a heritage and food trail of Balestier, film screenings, talks and carnival booths.

4 – 12 November 2017, 10am – 9pm, Sun Yat Sun Nanyang Memorial Hall. Click here for more information.

Check out Singapore’s first festival devoted to learning
Head down to SAFRA Punggol for a weekend of learning at the first-ever Learning Fest! Through hands-on activities and games, your kids will pick up skills and hone their creativity. Pit yourself against other families in the FUNATHON and strengthen your bond with your kids at the same time! Great for children aged three to 14.

4 & 5 November 2017, 10am – 6pm, SAFRA Punggol. Click here for more details.

Soak in the buzz of the Singapore River
Pop by the Clarke Quay vicinity for the two-day Singapore River Festival showcasing the best of the Singapore River district. Be treated to light displays and stunts by LED kites, participate in a trivia game and stand to win prizes, catch a movie under the stars and partake in the various dining offers from the many food and beverage establishments.

3 & 4 November 2017, 6pm, Singapore River. Visit the official website for more information.

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