Things To Do This Weekend (21 – 23 April 2017)

1. Starker Carnival
Starker Bistro will be throwing a Grand Opening Party this Saturday, setting up a carnival right outside their premises for all patrons at their newest outlet in Katong Square. There will be popcorn and cotton candy, a bouncy castle, magic shows, balloon sculpting and carnival games for the young ones, as well as free beer for the adults! Simple fill up this form here and present your coupon at the event. Free beer is limited to the first 200 sign-ups.
Date: 22 April 2017
Venue: Katong Square
88 East Coast Road, #01-15/16
Singapore 423371
Time: From 3PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)
2. Let ’em Play
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Get active this weekend at Singapore’s first kid-friendly indoor high elements obstacle course, which also offers the exciting Augmented Reality Wall. There are a variety of different walls including an indoor high-elements obstacle course to challenge yourself. Besides that, there is also a robotics lab filled with one of the widest range of educational programmable robotic kits from all over the world. Its highlight will definitely be the Augmented Reality walls – walls with graphics projected onto them, paired with proprietary body tracking to create a variety of interactive games.
Date: Ongoing
Venue: 18 Boon Lay Way
Trade Hub 21, #01-100/10
Singapore 609966
Time: Mon–Fri: 10:30AM – 10PM, Sat–Sun: 09:30AM – 10:30PM
Admission: From $25
(more information here)
3. Amoy Street Bloc Party


Amoy Street Bloc Party is back, bringing its unique brand of food, art and music together on one street. Besides the usual festival grub, there will be life-sized garden games, including giant twister, giant jenga and connect four. Additionally, look out for specially curated heritage trails by Geraldene’s Tours in the afternoon, or hop onto Singapore’s iconic rickshaw rides for sightseeing through the streets of Chinatown. Indulge in art and create your very own Amoy Street buntings to be put up along Amoy Street, with special colouring kits for both children and adults alike as part of the organiser’s efforts to encourage appreciation of the unique architecture along Amoy Street.

Adding to the festivities, our official parter, 8M Real Estate Singapore will be giving away two weekend staycations to lucky festival-goers at their latest project, BASE Residences, a new city-living concept in one of their lovingly converted shophouses at 31 Hongkong Street.

Date: 23 April 2017
Venue: Amoy Street
Singapore 069935
Time: 3PM – 10PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)
4. National Geographic Run

The annual National Geographic Earth Day Run is back, at Gardens by the Bay this year. Part of Earth Hour and Earth Day initiatives, it is supporting WWF Singapore in raising funds for its climate change projects. There is a 5km Fun Run for the beginners and a 10km Competitive Run for the trained runner.
Date: 23 April 2017
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
18 Marina Gardens Drive
Singapore 018953
Time: 2:30PM – 8PM
Admission: $69, tickets available here.
(more information here)
5. Hong Kong Shop Cats Exhibition

Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen is showcasing some of his work that features Hong Kong’s busy trades and the cats that rule their retail shops. It is part of the exhibition’s first showcase outside of Hong Kong, and some of these images have been collated into the first photobook in the series, Hong Kong Shop Cats, which will be available for sale at Artistry.
Date: Ongoing till 3 June 2017
Venue: Artistry
Kampong Glam, 17 Jalan Pinang
Singapore 199149
Time: Tue-Sat 10am-11.45pm; Sun 10am-7PM
Admission: Free
(more information here)
6. Hand to God
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A wicked, dark comedy tells the tale of a troubled teen who discovers that his sock puppet has a life of its own. The satanic sock puppet, Tyrone, exposes peoples’ deepest secrets, and is a brutally honest reflection of life. Directed by Guy Unsworth and starring Daniel Jenkins, Janice Koh, Ann Lek, Thomas Pang and Gavin Yap, Hand to God received five Tony Award nominations, including for Best New Play.
Date: 19 April 2017 – 6 May 2017
Venue: KC Arts Centre Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre
20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay
Singapore 239035
Time: –
Admission: From $45, tickets available here.
(more information here)

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