Saturday, 31 Mar 2012
I scream, you scream
We all scream for ice cream. That’s because it’s the annual free cone day at Ben & Jerry’s! Indulge in a cone (or three) and support WWF Earth Hour Singapore by adding to their donation pints.
When: Tue 3 Apr 2012, 2-8pm
Where: Ben & Jerry’s Singapore, Vivocity, Great World City, The Cathay, United Square, Rochester Mall, Zoo, Jurong Bird Park
Have a history buff in the making? Celebrate the opening of the Peranakan Museum by creating a candy dispenser in the shape of a Peranakan shophouse, enjoy a special historical tour, and even have the entire family dress up in traditional Peranakan outfits! Ages 6-8.
When: Sun 8 Apr 2012, 1-5pm, complimentary with paid admission
Where: Sweet Surprise, Peranakan Museum, Ixora Room, 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, p. 6332 7591
Muay Thai Mania
The wonders of Muay Thai – it ups your kid’s fitness level, teaches self-defence, imparts focus, instills discipline, and better concentration. For ages 7-12.
When: Every Sat 930-1030am, $180 for 5 lessons
Where: Impact MMA, No.3 Shenton Way, #03-06 Shenton House, Singapore 068805, p. 6223 8275
Picnic in the park and enjoy a free movie screening after – journey with Dr. Jane Goodall, renowned primatologist, environmentalist, conservationist and UN Messenger of Peace. This award-winning documentary chronicles her life and work across several continents.
When: Sat 14 Apr 2012, 730-930pm, free
Where: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569, p. 6471 7361
Encourage your aspiring little painters with fun art classes organized by Art Boot Camp. The month of April has regular classes for kids of all ages (Wee Camp 3-4 years; Kinder Camp 5-6 years; Little Camp 7-10 years; Vanguard Programme 11-16 years) and special festive classes. Our top pick: My Lonely Planet: Australia.
When: My Lonely Planet: Australia, Mon 9 – Tues 10 Apr 2012, 9am-12pm, $235 (ages 7-14). Various Workshops.
Where: Art Boot Camp, Bukit Timah Campus, 200 Turf Club Road #01-23A & #01-26, Turf City, Singapore 287994, p. 6469 5525/5535; East Coast Campus, 313 Tanjong Katong Road, Singapore 437096, p. 6346 1110 / 6348 1110
School’s Out, Zoo’s In
Artist Isabelle Desjaux will be teaching kids the intaglio print technique by using eco-friendly rice paper and recycled milk cartons. Children are encouraged to bring images as inspiration. Ages 7-12.
When: Sat 14 Apr 2012, 2-430pm, $70
Where: Singapore Tyler Print Institute, 41 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238236, p. 6336 3663
Learn with Sara
An Earth Day special! Join Sara, the Botanicosaurus, and her new friend, Rana the Frog, and learn about carbon footprints and how we can make little eco-friendly differences around our home. Ages 9-12.
When: Sat 28 Apr 2012, 10-11am, $8.50
Where: Jacob Ballas Children’s Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569, p. 6471 7361
This parent-child workshop includes an interactive gallery tour, a meeting with a cheongsam tailor, some fun with the museum’s handling collection, and learning about the cheongsam in Singapore’s history.
When: Sat 7 Apr 2012, 11am & 2pm, $15 for 1 adult and 1 child, tickets here
Where: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897, p. 6332 3659