What’s On This Week: 14 — 20 January

Looking for somewhere to bring your little ones this week? Here are our top picks of things to do in the week ahead and it’s full of events for everyone in the family.

Journey to Infinity: Escher’s World of Wonder 

Credit: ArtScience Museum

We think that little ones will enjoy time spent in the Relativity Room aspect of the Journey to Infinity: Escher’s World of Wonder exhibition at the ArtScience Museum, where their illusions of size and space will be distorted. If that doesn’t cut it for them, no worries, the vibrant, engaging colours will definitely keep children entertained and are a great introduction into the cultural sophistication that is the appreciation of art. if you head down on 20 January 2017, as part of Family Fridays, there will be a Make Your Own Tessellation Prints workshop where kids can draw inspiration from Escher’s tessellation artworks to make their own print for just S$3.

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Venue: ArtScience Museum
Date: Now till 26 February 2017
Time: Daily from 10am to 7pm; Last admission is at 6pm

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Safari Zoo Run

Credit: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

You have just a few more days left to register for the Safari Zoo Run that takes place on 18 February 2017! And it’s not just for the adults; the whole family can join in the fun together by taking part in the non-competitive 2.5km and 5.5km family runs. This year’s theme ‘Run for Wildlife’ focuses on educating the public on wildlife conservation and all participants will be asked to join teams led by the Zoo’s mascots: Ah Meng the Orangutan, Chawang the Asian Elephant, Canola the Manatee and Sunny the Hornbill, who each represent an endangered species. They will then be tasked with the duty of raising awareness for them in various ways, such as an Instagram contest.

Venue: Singapore Zoo
Sign up deadline:15 January 2017
Date of actual run: 18 February 2017
Time: Flag off timings from 7am onwards 

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Wings to Wings Presents: Movement of the Soul

Credit: Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre

If your little ones love dancing, they will enjoy the dance workshops organised by Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre that incorporate traditional Chinese objects into their movements. Note that spaces are limited.

Venue: Ion Art, Level 4 ION Orchard
Date: 14 January 2017 for Ballet Choreography with Scarves, 15 January 2017 for Chinese Umbrella Choreography
Time: 5pm to 5.45pm for Ballet Choreography with Scarves, 10am to 10.45am for Chinese Umbrella Choreography

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KidsFest 2017

Shark In The Park

Little ones can now follow Timothy Pope and his telescope on his quest to search for the shark in the park! A compilation of Nick Sharratt’s stories Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day, the whole family will be in for a fin-tastic time with this interactive show! Recommended for children aged two and up.

Venue: Victoria Theatre
Date: 19 to 22 January 2017
Time: Please refer to the schedule here for more details. 

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Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts with Julia Donaldson

Join author Julia Donaldson as she acts out her stories and songs from her best-selling books, including Jack and the Flumflum Tree, What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo. Little ones will probably be in awe of the constantly transforming set, from a ship to a farm, and even the deep, dark woods. Recommended for children aged four and up.

Venue: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Date: 18 to 22 January 2017
Time: Please refer to the schedule here for more details. 

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