Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos; it’s all here in Your Weekly Calendar!
SmartKids Asia 2017
Have you got a mini Picasso or a budding writer in your home mama? How about a very convincing story-teller? Get their creative juices flowing while learning through play and exploration at SmartKids Asia 2017, happening from 17 to 19 March, 2017 at Singapore Expo.
When: Friday, 17 March – Saturday, 18 March 2017, 10am – 9pm; Sunday, 19 March 2017, 10am – 8pm
Where: Singapore Expo Hall 6, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
How much: Free! Click here for all the deets, mama!
FOSSASIA Summit 2017
Get ready for a weekend of IT awesomeness at The FOSSASIA Summit 2017! The annual 3-day conference on open technologies and society offers lectures and workshops and various events on a multitude of topics. For kiddos, look out for the FOSSASIA Science and Tech Kids track, where students can learn to code their first mobile apps, build paper electronics (so called chibotronics), set up robots with a Raspberry PI and make Science “hack” experiments. Look out for all the Tech Kids activities here! And did we mention it’s FREE for kids?!
When: Friday, 17 March – Sunday, 19 March 2017
Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
How much: Kid tickets at no charge, with lunch provided. Adult tickets from $42 with lunch provided.
Clarke Quay StreetFest
Singapore Festival of Fun presents the Clarke Quay StreetFest, which features a whole week of FREE street performances by international artists. Catch acts like Bruce Airhead (a unique street theatre comedy show featuring the metamorphosis of a man and a six-foot balloon); escape artist Rob Roy Collins (Europe’s top street performer and Guinness World Record Holder for the fastest upside-down escape from a soaking wet straight jacket); renowned roaming magician Ryan Shadow with his heart-stopping illusions and more.
When: Now through Sunday, 19 March 2017
Where: Central Fountain Square, Clarke Quay
How much: Free!
Run for Wildlife!
Join 40,000 people in Singapore in taking steps towards a better world by being part of the Sundown Marathon! Choose an environmental cause to run for, whether it is sustaining forests, restoring oceans, or protecting wildlife. When you run, real change happens. Runners will be paired with a conservation champion in Indonesia, who will carry out an on-ground action in support of your shared cause. In conjunction with Earth Hour, take the little ones for the 5km Earth Hour Run!
When: Saturday, 25 March 2017
Where: F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975
How much: From $40. $90 for 5KM Earth Hour Run (Kids: 6 -12 yrs old) + 1 Accompanying Adult
Sentosa KidZ Flea
Head to the State of Fun, which opens up for a month full of kid-friendly to-dos! Catch young PLAY-trepreneurs (kiddos aged 7-12 years old) in action at the Sentosa KidZ Flea as learn life skills including financial management, selling techniques and social skills. Give them your support by purchasing their new and pre-loved goods!
When: Now through Saturday, 18 March 2017, 2pm – 7pm
Where: Beach Plaza, Sentosa
How much: Free!
Singapore Cocktail Festival
Featuring some of Singapore’s best cocktail bars and a world-class lineup of bartenders from cocktail capitals like Hong Kong, London, New York, Seoul and Tokyo, tantalise your palette with a smorgasbord of activities and cocktails. Head to the Festival Village (free entry!) which will comprise nine experiential cocktail rooms, plus a music line-up by CÉ LA VI, a fun Kids Play Zone and a bustling food street that promises to be a truly indulgent experience for everyone over four-action-packed days.
When: Now through Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Where: Singapore Cocktail Festival Village, 99 Beach Road (next to Shaw Towers), Singapore 189701
How much: Free!