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Weekend Planner: Fun Things to Do With The Kids this Weekend in Singapore

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Got any plans this weekend (31 October – 1 November)? Check out our weekend planner for fun things to do with the kids in Singapore!

Can you believe we are already in November by the end of this week? To those of you celebrating Halloween with a party at home this year we hope you have a spooktastic time! If you are looking for other fun things to do with the kids this weekend, read on!
– Places to go: Check out an edible gardening tour
– Things to do: Visit the Zoo for free; Listen to the virtual NAC-ExxonMobil Concert
– Online events: Uncover ancient stories and secrets of Asian civilisations at ACM online

Things to Do with Kids in Singapore:

Try out Google’s New Halloween AR (FREE!)

Google launches six spooky ‘Halloween AR in Search’ experiences for anyone who searches “halloween”, “jack-o-lantern”, “skeleton”, “cat”, “dog”, “hot dog”, and “magician” on their Android or iOS devices, available between now and Halloween. Remember how much fun we had with animals and dinosaurs in our living room? Well the craziness is back! Tag us in your fun Halloween IG story pics and we will share the best ones!

Go on an Edibles & Allotment Garden Tour (FREE!)

Join NParks for a morning tour at Gardenhouse and the Allotment Gardens at Jurong Lake Gardens to admire the different varieties of fruits and vegetables grown by allotment gardeners. Register before you go. Pick up some tips and then try growing your own veggies at home with our gardening with kids guide here.
Deets: Saturday 31 Oct 2020, 10am – 11am, Meet at Level 1 of Gardenhouse, more here

Kampung Journey by Ground Up Initiative

During Singapore ArchiFest 2020, Ground Up initiative is opening up its 2.6-hectare eco-village in its Kampung Journey programme. Take your kids over to learn how the space was built by a tight-knit community, allowing thousands of people to visit for their wellbeing, and to connect with nature. The programme will have two stopovers: Green Agora by Spatial Anatomy and The Shelter Company and Designing to Serve: The Design & Construct Workshop for the Homeless by WY-TO – SP collaboration. This event has a limited capacity with safe distancing in place. Book tickets ($25) here.
Deets: 31 October 2020, 9am – 10:30am, 91 Lorong Chencharu (Yishun) Singapore 769201

Places to go with Kids in Singapore:

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Book a Fort Siloso Tour (FREE!)

Have you ever visited Fort Siloso? Go on a free public tour (every 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month so it’s not on this weekend but it’s worth booking ahead now as it books out fast). Fort Siloso is home to a wealth of WWII memorabilia, including the largest collection of coastal guns in Singapore. Explore the fortified military structures and tunnels with passionate guides, as they journey with you back in time with stories of yesteryears. Conclude your tour at the newly revamped Surrender Chambers, where you will be guided through six interactive zones, from the Japanese invasion till their eventual surrender at the end of WWII. No indication of kid-friendliness of these tours is given so best to call ahead depending on the age of your child. Limited slots available so register ahead!
Deets: Every 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the month, 3pm – 4:30pm, Fort Siloso, Siloso Point

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Visit the Zoo (Kids Enter Free*!)

It’s the last week where one kiddo gets to enter the Singapore Zoo/Jurong Bird Park/ River Safari for free with every full paying adult. This promo is open to local Singapore residents only. *Hurry, promotion ends on 31 October 2020! Check it out here. 

Online Events in Singapore:


ACM After Dark (FREE!*)

Go on a virtual trail with Asian Civilisations Museum online to uncover ancient stories and secrets of Asian civilisations. Get crafty with a video tutorial, join an exclusive virtual tour with ACM docents, and whip up a specially spooky-inspired bento set. Also tune in to ACM’s Facebook page for a music and drama performance about the fall of Bukit Larangan. Free and ticketed online events.
Deets: Saturday, 31 October 2020 Online on ACM’s Facebook page

NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Gardens

Check out the online concert NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Gardens featuring Singapore’s Glamour Songbird, Miss Lou, a classic vintage vocalist and songwriter who will sway you through a soulful evening with her old-school vocal stylings with modern sensibilities. Next up, toe-tapping swing with The Lost Tribe of Pulau Gypsy.
Deets: 31 October, 7pm – 8pm onwards, online event streamed live on NParksSG YouTube and NParksbuzz Facebook 

Deepavali 2020

Deepavali Gastronomy Masterclass (FREE!)

If you’re a huge Indian food fan and want to recreate some Indian cuisine at home in the lead up to Deepavali this free workshop is for you. You’ll learn key Indian cooking techniques, discover the types of ingredients needed, and watch the chef whip up special festive treats and dishes. After the masterclass, you’ll get to show off your own creations in an online competition to win attractive prizes.
Deets: 31 October 2020, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, via LISHA Facebook page

       Read more: Deepavali events in Singapore for 2020

Looking for more inspiration for Things to Do in Singapore with Kids? Read this!

All event information is supplied by third parties so please always check with the venue in case of any changes before you make plans for your weekend!

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Image credits in order of appearance: Lead image Edible Garden City via Facebook, Ground Up Initiative, Sentosa Official via Facebook, WRS, Asian Civilisations Musem, Pexels 


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