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Weekend Activities To do: 1 - 3 October 2021

October is just around the corner and we at Weekend Kids have come up with a list of things to do for this weekend!

1. Gardens By The Bay

Seize the opportunity to visit Gardens By The Bay this last week to enjoy two exhibitions that are ending on the 3rd of October!

Art Zoo Wonder Gardens

Firstly, the Art Zoo Wonder Gardens an outdoor trail featuring larger-than-life inflatable art sculptures!

Join Art-Zoo characters Bruno Bear and Little Kong as they search through the Wonder Gardens to find their friends at Gardens by the Bay. While you can't jump on the inflatables, be sure to take photos and join the trail activities to learn more about the garden as an ecosystem and bring a piece of the Wonder Gardens home.

Location: Supertree Grove

Dates: Till 3rd October

Time: 10am – 7pm

Price: Free

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Once Upon A Time on the Orient Express

If that’s not enough, head over to the West Lawn for Once Upon A Time on the Orient Express! offers visitors a chance to embark on a fascinating journey through the history of the Orient Express, reliving the experience of travellers who boarded the train more than 100 years ago.

This exhibition has been extended till 5th January hooray!

Location: Gardens By The Bay West Lawn

Dates: Till 5th January

Time: Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday (10.00am – 9.00pm), Wednesday and Thursday (10.00am - 7.00pm), Saturday (10.00am – 10.00pm)

Price: $25/pax

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Otah and Friends

If you didn’t know, Otah and friends is back with a brand new adventure! Follow the adventures of Otah the otter as he introduces new friends, locations and missions across our volumes. Look forward to imaginative storytelling, elaborate multi-room set design and original gameplay for the entire family!

Location: Cannonball Room (Beside Supertree Food Hall)

Dates: Till 3rd January 2022

Time: Weekdays except Tuesdays: 1.00pm - 7.00pm, Weekends, Public Holidays & School Holidays: 10.00am - 7.00pm. Closed on Tuesdays

Price: $25/pax

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Mid Autumn Festival

Mid Autumn Festival may have been in September but the good news is that Gardens By The Bay’s festival is still ongoing till this weekend! Don’t miss your last chance to catch the beautiful mid autumn displays!

Location: Outdoor Gardens / Flower Dome

Dates: Till 3rd October 2021

Time: 6pm – 10pm / 9am – 9pm

Price: Free / Admission Charge to Flower Dome

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2. SEA Aquarium FINtastic with Pink Fong

Pick up the courage to join the kids as they creep along an interactive musical walkway to play the international sensation ‘Baby Shark’. Learn facts about sharks and discover why they aren’t so scary after all. Try saving the seas in a game or go trick-or-treating in the deep. You can even take eerie wefies galore with your little ones and SEA Aquarium’s lovable characters in their frightfully fun costumes!

Location: SEA Aquarium Dates: Now till 10th November 2021

Time: Admission 10am – 5pm

Meet Pinkfong and The Shark Family! Sat and selected Sun*: 11am and 11.45am *Available on 5 and 12 Sep, as well as 24 and 31 Oct. Meet the Manta Mascots! Sat – Sun: 1.30pm, 3pm and 4pm Price: Admission Charge from $32 to SEA Aquarium

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3. Universal Studios Singapore Trick or Thrills

Enjoy amazing rides, trick-or-treating, and stand a chance to win a prize for best Halloween costume. You’ll also have an incredible time at USS’ festive meet and greets with your favourite stars from Illumination’s Despicable Me, Sesame Workshop’s Sesame Street, and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls. If you’re feeling brave, enter the first-ever Halloween Horror Nights Exhibition and discover what goes into the making of the biggest Halloween event in Southeast Asia. You’ll get to see the signature frightening icons, scary props and more from the past nine years in USS to relive the horror.

Location: USS Singapore Dates: Now till 7 November 2021 Time: 12pm – 7pm. Rides begin at 2pm. After Dark Ticket Holders: 6pm – 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays only Price: Admission Charge from $70 to USS Singapore

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4. Art Science Museum

Virtual Realms Videogames

Step into the realm of the videogame in a series of playful and immersive installations that will take you on a journey through new sonic landscapes and exciting kaleidoscopic worlds.

Location: Art Science Museum

Dates: Now – 9 Jan 22

Time: 10am – 7pm

Price: $9.50

Orchestral Manoeuvres: See Sound. Feel Sound. Be Sound

Orchestral Manoeuvres: See Sound. Feel Sound. Be Sound brings together 32 composers and contemporary artists from across the world to create a very different kind of exhibition. Visit the exhibition to tune in, listen deeply, feel the vibrations and create your personal soundtrack

Location: Art Science Museum

Dates: Now – 2 Jan 22

Time: 10am – 7pm

Price: $16.50

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5. National Gallery

Gallery Children’s Biennale kicks of its first-ever hybrid edition online!

Empower your child with a renewed sense of empathy and confidence through the imaginative power of art and play across nine digital artworks and discover Why Art Matters.

Location: National Gallery / Online

Dates: Now – 31 Dec 2021

Time: 10am – 7pm

Price: Free

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OUT OF SIGHT by Lawrence Weiner

OUT OF SIGHT is a participatory, interactive, social sculpture that invites audiences of all ages to see, play, think and be inspired. Created by Lawrence Weiner, one of the world's top living artists, it takes the form of a giant hopscotch court populated with fun and provocative phrases. Weiner specifically created this artwork with the outlook of young people in mind: the stances they take, and the steps they must take as they launch into life.

Location: National Gallery

Dates: Now – 14 Oct 2021

Time: 10am – 7pm

Price: Free

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6. Singapore Parks

Avid nature fans, rejoice! If you didn’t already know, there’s a whole host of activities available for you to enjoy with NParks. We sifted out the more interesting activities happening this weekend just for you!

Tour of Gallop Extension

Take part in a guided walk through the Gallop Extension of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Visit the OCBC Arboretum and a section of the Mingxin Foundation Rambler’s Ridge. The tour begins at the Visitor Centre at Gallop, and will take you through the OCBC Arboretum, viewing the dipterocarp collection. You will also experience the Mingxin Foundation Rambler’s Ridge, Forest Discovery Centre @ OCBC Arboretum and the Botanical Art Gallery.

Location: Visitor Centre at Gallop

Dates: 2nd Oct 2021

Time: 9am – 10am

Price: $20

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Healing Garden Tour

The Healing Garden showcases over 400 varieties of plants used medicinally. It is laid out thematically relating to component parts of the body such as head, respiratory and reproductive systems. Spread over 2.5 hectares, this garden is designed as a tranquil retreat with medical plants traditionally used in Southeast Asia as the main focus.

Location: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre at Nassim Gate

Dates: 2nd Oct 2021

Time: 9am – 10am

Price: Free

7. Jurong Bird Park

Detective Blue is back! Embark on a new digital quest, meet new bird friends and win exclusive prizes! Join Detective Blue on a quest to learn the unique characteristics of bird friends and explore Jurong Bird Park in a new light. SingapoRediscovers Vouchers are accepted for Jurong Bird Park admission and game bundle.

Location: Jurong Bird Park

Dates: Now till 31 Oct 2021 on weekends, PH and School Holidays only

Time: 830am – 6pm (Thursdays to Sundays and PH)

Price: Adult: $34, Child: $23

Find out more information here

We hope you found some inspiration on where to spend your weekends this week! We trust that it will be action packed and you'll be ready to kickstart the week ahead!

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