Mar 7, 2016

60 March School Holidays 2016 Activities for Kids

It seems like only yesterday that I was lamenting about the first week of school being extremely draggy. And what do you know, the March School Holidays are upon us!

A big big congratulations to both you and me for surviving the first term of a brand new school year. And there is no better way to reward the kiddos with a little bit of fun than taking your pick from this huge list of March School Holidays activities.

I know, 9 days' worth of school holidays is hardly enough time for SIXTY activities so that only makes early planning all the more important. HAVE LOADS OF FUN!

i Light Marina Bay
Now until 27 March 2016
7.30pm to 11pm daily, with an extension to 12mn on Fridays and Saturdays
Marina Bay waterfront promenade
FREE Admission

Over the next 3 weeks, the Marina Bay waterfront transforms into a colourful outdoor spectacle as i Light Marina Bay 2016 returns for its fourth edition. From 4 to 27 March 2016, a whopping 25 sustainable light art installations will dot and light up the areas around the Promontory @ Marina Bay, the Marina Bay waterfront promenade and the Float @ Marina Bay. There will be tons of other fringe events too - like an Uncle Ringo Carnival! - but just strolling through the installations is going to be a treat for the whole family. Read my detailed post on the event for family-friendly activities!

Sentosa Merlion Magic Lights
Now until 31 Mar 2016; 7.45pm, 8.15pm & 8.45pm
(additional shows at 9.45pm and 10.15pm during weekends, eve of PH and PH) 
Merlion Plaza, Sentosa
FREE (Sentosa Admission applies)

Get ready to be amazed as the Sentosa Merlion comes alive in March, in a spectacular 3D display of video, light and sound show every evening!

Easter Eggstravaganza at Universal Studios Singapore
Now until 17 Apr 2016
Adult $79 | Child $59 | Senior $41

Experience fun at Universal Studios Singapore's Easter Eggstravaganza featuring your favourite rides, live entertainment and festive characters. Highlights include live shows like "An UnEggspected Wedding" and a special egg hunt with an exclusive Minion Easter Egg treat. Plus, top up a little eggstra to enjoy the Easter buffet lunch and get up close and personal with the Madagascar characters!

Egg Hunt
Embark on an Eggs-ploration to find the Easter Eggs in the park and receive an exclusive Minion Easter Egg when you complete the Hunt.

Eggciting Live Shows And Street Acts
Witness Egg Lord and his entourage in the ‘An unEGGspected Wedding’ show at Pantages Theatre.
- Watch out for The ‘Sunlight EGGspress’ gang at the Parade and as they skate through New York passing beads to guests.
- Watch Puss in Boots and Kitty Softpaws flaunt their feline flamenco moves at The Dance for the Magic Beans Show. Don’t miss Easter-themed surprises throughout the show!
- Enjoy Easter-themed Projection Mapping at New York Public Library

Ocean Eggsploration
Now until 17 Apr 2016
Admission Fees apply

Celebrate Easter at S.E.A. Aquarium with festive activities and colourful experiences that everyone in the family will enjoy. Take pictures with the Easter decorations, embark on the Eggtopus Eggtivity Trail, find out what colourful wonders the SEAcret Garden holds, plus more!

Underwater Easter Bunny Appearance
Time: 11am – Open Ocean Habitat | 2pm – Open Ocean Habitat | 4pm – Shipwreck Habitat
Catch the underwater Easter Bunny as he distributes Easter eggs to his fishy friends from 12 Mar to 3 Apr. *Weekends and public holiday only

Eggsuberant Easter decor
A riot of colours are overtaking the aquarium as we litter Easter Eggs in the habitats, dress up our divers and staff members with bunny ears, and decorate our spaces with twinkling Easter lights.

Eggtopus Easter Trail
The hero of our Easter celebrations, the Eggtopus, has hidden 12 eggs in our aquarium - can you and your kids find them all? A little token will be given for those who complete the Trail!

SEAcret Garden
Enter this fantastical realm to be overwhelmed by multi-hued decorations and displays teeming with colourful fish! Kids will love the Eggtivity Area where they will get to make their own Eggtopus crafts!

Manta Mascot Meet & Greet
Time: 2.45pm – Open Ocean Dome | 3.45pm – Open Ocean Dome
Kids (and the kid in you) will enjoy meeting our cute and friendly Manta Ray mascot and taking pictures with it! And don't forget to give it a hug while you're at it!

Batman VS Superman
Be the Hero at Capitaland Malls
Various events, Various Capitaland Malls

Clarke Quay, Central Fountain

4 - 20 Mar 2016 | 12pm - 4am
Come face to face with the newest life-size fully armoured batmobile replica.

Bugis+, L2

5 Mar - 3 Apr 2016 | 11am - 9pm
Come up close with 1:1 life-size statues of Armoured Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, set within a Gotham City and Metropolis battle scene, first to be unveiled in Singapore at Bugis+.

5 Mar - 3 Apr 2016 | 11am - 9pm
Live out your superhero fantasies at the motion-controlled interactive game zone which immerses players in different battle scenes from the movie. Supporters of Batman can experience the thrill of hurling the Dark Knight’s signature batarang weapon at villains, while fans of Superman can use The Man of Steel’s heat vision to clear obstacles while flying around Earth.

Funan DigitaLife Mall, Atrium, L1

14 - 20 Mar 2016 | 10am - 10pm
Live out your superhero fantasies at the motion-controlled interactive game zone which immerses players in different battle scenes from the movie. Supporters of Batman can experience the thrill of hurling the Dark Knight’s signature batarang weapon at villains, while fans of Superman can use The Man of Steel’s heat vision to clear obstacles while flying around Earth.

Lot One, Roof Garden, L5

19 Mar 2016 | 1pm onwards

Everyone Can Be A Hero
Be spellbound by heroic tales of ordinary people at this special storytelling session by friends from the Choa Chu Kang public Library. Admission is free. Suitable for children aged between 7 to 10 years old.

Beginnings of Greatness
Discover your hero powers through our Little Heroes Training Academy that has a line up of exciting activities including creating your own hero mask, navigating through a go-kart race circuit and defeating villians with battle toys. Collect three hero stamps and receive an exclusive BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE tablet casing.

Raffles City, Atrium, L3

21 Mar - 3 Apr 201 | 10am - 10pm 
Stand in awe at life-size Kotobukiya, Sideshow and SquareEnix statues of their favourite characters. Come dressed in your superhero T-shirts or costumes, and spend $50 to walk away with an exclusive keychain worth $9.90.

Westgate, Courtyard, Level 1

22 Mar - 7 Apr 2016 | 10am - 10pm
Redeem a photo opportunity with the Batmobile replica at the Courtyard (Level 1) with a minimum spend of $60*. Includes a complimentary instant print in an exclusive photo sleeve.

Bukit Panjang Plaza, Garden Plaza, L4

26 Mar 2016 | 1pm onwards
Take part in the "Phenomenal Feats" activities, including an action hero costume creation workshop, a break the piñata challenge and a POW WOW photo booth. Collect three hero stamps in the promotional mailer and receive an exclusive BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE tablet casing.

Toy Swop
Now until 20 Mar 2016 | 12pm - 8pm
Parkway Parade, Basement Atrium

Bring a smile to a less privileges child by donating your pre-loved toys to The Salvation Army. The first 300 shoppers who donate each day will stand to win shopping vouchers in our exciting Drop & Win Game.

Carnival Games
Enjoy carnival games for kids of all ages at game booths made from recycled materials. Fire at CD-rom targets, launch catapults at toy soldiers, or knock over recycled plastic bottles with a ball. Free for all shoppers!

9 - 15 Mar 2016; 10am - 10pm
Tampines Mall Atrium, Level 1

Bring your kids to Tampines Mall Atrium for exciting LEGO play activities! Take part in exciting games, including: Whack-a-Monster; Fortrex Castle Shooting Game; Copy and Build; and Build and Snap, and receive a mini LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS intro pack. Also, keep a look out for the mascot appearance of Clay Moorington, the brave leader of the Nexo Knights!

Brain Awareness Week 2016
10 - 12 Mar 2016; 10am - 6pm
Science Centre Singapore

Join us for Brain Awareness Week 2016 as we appreciate the importance of this amazing organ. Activities for Brain Awareness Week 2016 are free but Science Centre Singapore admission fee applies. For more details, visit HERE.

Arts In Your Neighbourhood 2016
10 – 27 Mar 2016; Various timings
Various locations

The Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) programme is back again this March bringing you enriching arts experiences at your doorsteps. Packed with entertaining, fun and interactive performances and activities over 3 weeks in March, AYN is a great way for everyone to experience the arts in your very own neighbourhood, whether you are catching an arts performance for the first time or a seasoned arts-goer.

Rediscover familiar sights and landmarks in Toa Payoh on a unique music & storytelling trail, appreciate Singapore’s rich melting pot of cultures through a series of multi-cultural music performances, or spend a special evening under the stars with popcorn, films and live music, and much more. Whether you are a kid, a parent, a grandparent, or just an adult looking to explore the arts in your neighbourhood, join in for a fun and educational experience! For programme details, visit HERE.

The Great Egg-Venture at Sentosa HarbourFront Precinct
10 Mar – 17 Apr 2016
Across Sentosa HarbourFront

Gather your family and friends and join in on Singapore's biggest egg hunt! Search for giant Easter eggs that are hidden across Mount Faber, Harbourfront and Sentosa, and stand a chance to win great prizes! On top of a Grand Draw, participants can also stand to win attractive prizes every week, including shopping and dining vouchers, hotel stays, attraction tickets and more. Visit for more details.

11 Mar 2016; 5pm - 12 midnight
Red Dot Museum
FREE Admission

Come 11 March 2016, the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore hosts a creative platform, MAAD (Market of Artists And Designers) for enterprising creatives to showcase their works and talents. Expect a quirky marketplace of original creations ranging from mini artisanal postcards, fashion and crafts, to literature, photography and furniture. From 9pm to midnight, home-grown bands take the stage, so take the chance stay up late with the kids and sway to the groove!

Armenian Street Party
11 & 12 Mar 2016; 7pm - 11pm
Peranakan Museum
FREE Admission

Put on your best kebayas and batik shirts and chill under the stars. Immerse yourself in live drama and musical performances. Join in with our mass outdoor exercise session. And enjoy food and drinks and more out on Armenian Street. Check out the event schedule for more information.

The Iconic Film Scores of John Williams: Star Wars and Beyond
11 & 12 Mar 2016; Fri: 7.30pm | Sat: 2pm & 7.30pm 
Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
$165, $145, $125, $95, $65 

A musical voyage through a galaxy of iconic film scores from John Williams alongside a spectacular light and laser display. The 80 piece Metropolitan Festival Orchestra will play music from Star Wars; E.T.; Superman; Jurassic Park; Jaws; Harry Potter and many others, conducted by British conductor, Anthony Inglis. For tickets, visit HERE.

11 - 20 Mar 2016
11, 17 & 18 Mar: 7pm | 12, 13 & 19 Mar: 11am, 3pm & 7pm | 20 Mar: 11am & 3pm
Singapore Indoor Stadium
$25, $45, $65, $95, $120

Get ready to enter a world of enchantment featuring the most magical moments from across the kingdom in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival. You’ll be whisked away into the wintery world of the Academy Award-winning and number one animated feature film of all time, Disney’s Frozen, to join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, rugged mountain-man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven as they help the sisters along the way in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters. Experience Disney’s The Little Mermaid with a show-stopping performance by Sebastian as he breaks out of his shell to make waves with Ariel “Under The Sea!” Get tangled up with a chorus of harmless hooligans when they get a visit from the sassy and spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally Flynn from Disney’s Tangled. And get swept away by Disney’s Beauty and the Beast as the Beast and his castle’s enchanted entourage take center stage in a spectacular show for Belle. It will be a magical mix of royalty when Disney On Ice brings this winsome wonderland Singapore during the school holidays! For tickets, visit HERE.

Hello Kitty’s Groovin’ Cruise
@ United Square & OneKM Mall
11 - 20 Mar 2016

Hello Kitty & Friends Groovin’ Cruise @ OneKM Mall
Showtimes: Monday to Friday – 2pm & 7pm & Saturday and Sunday – 2pm, 5pm & 7pm | No shows on Wed | Spend $30 in a single retail receipt to redeem a Meet & Greet photo queue number. Limited to first 50 families per session

Climb on board Hello Kitty’s very own cruise ship and get ready to rock along a magical journey of imagination, and sail to a whole bunch of musical ports of call! Sing and dance along with Hello Kitty, Dear Daniel, My Melody and Bad Badtz Maru, accompanied amidst vibrant backdrop, props and decoration. Get up close and personal with these loveable show  characters after their performance when you spend $30 at any retail outlet at OneKM.

Hello Kitty & Friends Workshops @ United Square
Workshop Operation Hours: Monday to Friday – 12pm to 7pm & Saturday and Sunday – 11am to 7pm (No activities between 4pm to 5pm / The last craft session on 20 March will commence at 6pm) | Spend $100 at United Square to redeem an activity pass which entitles you to two activities at United Square and one meet and greet session at OneKM.

Complete your nautical holiday with a series of Hello Kitty workshops! Unleash your creativity and create your own Hello Kitty sand art, exclusive photo frames, coin box and glass decoration. What’s more, kids can also enjoy indoor ice skating as part of the activity. 

A Bounty of Rustic Happenings Northpoint
11 – 20 Mar 2016; 1pm to 9pm
NP2 Main Atrium, Level 1

Immerse yourself in Northpoint’s barnyard and gear up in straw hats, boots and farming tools! Children will get the complete farm experience from playing a life-size stacking game with giant haystacks and learning summer harvesting techniques with a variety of fruits and vegetables. There will also be fun games like horse-shoe throwing at the pit and a thrilling Rodeo Bull Ride! The session ends off at the workshop area where kids can get creative crafting mini-wells and farm animals! To register, simply present a maximum of three same-day, same-mall receipts at the event with a total minimum spend of $30 to qualify.

Sports Game Carnival
11 - 27 Mar 2016; 12pm - 10pm
Changi City Point, Open Plaza, Level 1

Step right up for a day of thrills and spills! The Sports Game Carnival is packed with fun, interactive activities for all ages, including an inflatable rock wall, battery go kart, water drum walker and sports-inspired game booths. Come and get your ticket to this festival of sports and get your adrenaline pumping! Simply spend $20 and receive a ticket to enjoy the games/rides at the carnival.

Jump For Joy Carnival
11 Mar – 10 Apr 2016
Mon - Fri 5pm – 10pm | Sat, Sun & PH 12pm – 10pm
City Square Mall, Level 1 City Green (Outdoor Park)
$4 per ticket | $20 for bundle of 6 tickets

For those that enjoy some outdoor fun, head outside to City Green park! Reach for the skies on the bungee, or bounce around and make new friends in the inflatables at the park.

SmartParents Breakfast Bonanza
12 Mar 2016; 8am - 11am
The Float @ Marina Bay Singapore
Adult: $12 | Child (1-12):$8 | Family Package (2A&2C): $32

Come enjoy FOOD and FUN GAMES at our first-ever family picnic breakfast! Besides receiving a yummy and healthy Breakfast Pack from us, you can expect an entertaining play line-up such as a power-packed mass work-out and family games. Junior will be kept happily engaged at the GIGANTIC BOUNCY CASTLE and a MEET-AND-GREET with his favorite cartoon character. For more information, visit HERE.

Fair for All Families
12 Mar 2016; 4pm - 7pm
Hong Lim Park
FREE Admission

AWARE is proud to host Fair for All Families, a FREE carnival in support of single parents and their children! Open to all, but with something special for single-parent families. Jump into the bouncy castle, get your hands messy with parent-child painting, stretch your muscles with a yoga class, hear single mothers talk about their lives, and hang out with your friends and family at Hong Lim Park.

Programme highlights include Family art (4pm - 5pm), Community yoga class (4.30pm - 5.30pm), Toddler Capoiera session (5.30pm), 'The real lives of single parents' Sharing Session (6pm) and Books, clothes and toys swap (throughout). Visit HERE for more details.

Family Weekends @ National Gallery Singapore
12 -13 Mar 2016; 11am – 6pm
National Gallery Singapore
FREE Admission

Family Weekends features a line-up of parent-child programmes that use the Gallery’s collection as a springboard to introduce little ones to art. Designed in collaboration with artists and art practitioners, the programmes offer interactive experiences to awaken children’s natural curiosities and stretch their imaginations to a whole new level! Highlights include:

- Art Explorers invites young ones to see artworks from a different perspective. (11am & 1.30pm)
- Drawing sessions led by artists. (3pm & 4pm)
- Bond through creative art-making sessions. (11am-6pm)
- Interactive storytelling sessions for parents and children. (11am-6pm)

Sentosa KidZ Flea 2016
12 – 19 Mar 2016 | 3pm - 8pm
Merlion Plaza, Sentosa
FREE Admission

The kids may be in charge, but everyone can enjoy Sentosa Kidz Flea, an international award-winning event for enriching family fun! Uncover treasures amongst new or pre-loved toys, books, accessories and handicrafts at great bargains. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Autism Association (Singapore), the designated charity of the event this year.

The Amazing World of Gumball: The Takeover
12 - 20 Mar 2016
Mon – Fri 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall, L1 Atrium
Redeem a Meet & Greet Pass with min. $30 spend

Catch The Amazing World of Gumball for the first time in Singapore and South-East Asia! Watch as Gumball and Darwin take over the stage and help Detective Dickie Gumshoe solve “The Mystery of the Stolen Test Papers”. Their amusing antics and hilarious misadventures are sure to have you rolling on the ground laughing! Remember to have your cameras ready for a snapshot with these lovable characters on stage during the Meet & Greet sessions.

Family Time Precious Time @ Enabling Village
12 Mar 2016; 4pm - 9.30pm
Enabling Village (20 Lengkok Bahru)
FREE Admission

Enjoy family time while supporting the integration of people with disabilities in the community. There are lots of fun family activities such as the fun family workout sessions and Easter-themed food decoration classes at the Enabling Village. There's also bouncy castle and art & craft corner for the little ones, life-sized interactive family games and snacks. Enjoy indoor movie screenings of Turbo and Penguins of Madagascar too!

Gardeners' Day Out
12 Mar 2016; 9am - 5pm
FREE Admission

HortPark's signature event, Gardeners' Day Out, is back! Lined up with gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone, favourite highlights include a Gardeners' Market, Food Bazaar, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tours of HortPark and kids' activities like storytelling and art & craft!

Schools Out!: A Botanic Gardens Movie Series
12 Mar 2016; 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Lawn E; Vicinity of Swan Lake (Tanglin Gate)
FREE Admission

What better way to celebrate the March School Holidays than to join in for a screening of  “Hotel Transylvania 2” at Singapore Botanic Gardens! Sit back, relax and unwind with this hilarious animation that will give everyone a roaring good time. Pack yourself a picnic basket and get ready for an enjoyable movie under the stars by the Swan Lake!

Kids Fiesta 2016
12 - 13 Mar 2016; 4pm - 10.30pm
The Float @ Marina Bay
$25 per person

The annual Kids Fiesta is back, Bigger and Better! Grab your Kids Fiesta Fun pass now to enjoy over 30 Amazing activities, plus experience Singapore's FIRST outdoor ice skating rink! Meet your favourite DC Comics Superheroes and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes in the lucky draw. Visit for more details.

The Big Kids Workshop 2016
12 & 13 Mar 2016; 11am - 8pm
Big Box Exhibition Halls A & B, Level 3
FREE Admission

The biggest Kids World Workshop is launching this March in the West! Promising 16 hours of fun-filled activities for kids and the largest enrichment ground for parents to shortlist the right programmes for their kids, this event features leading schools all under one roof. For more information, visit HERE.

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are In A Play!"
12 & 13 Mar 2016 | 12 Mar: 11am & 13 Mar: 1pm
Ulu Pandan CC Theatrette

Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" is a delightful musical straight from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books of the same name. Filled with beloved characters and lively songs, Elephant & Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" is a rollicking adventure, perfect for both young and old, which will leave audiences dancing in the aisles! For tickets, visit HERE.

Children's Festival @ Gardens by the Bay
12 - 20 Mar 2016
2pm - 6.30pm (Weekdays) | 10 am - 7.45 pm (Weekends)
Various Locations, Gardens by the Bay
All programmes are free, except for the battery-operated train ride and food
Admission charges to the Flower Dome apply.

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Come and join in the Children's Festival for an extra fun time with your kids! Be entertained by thrilling performances and fascinating stories, explore your creativity by taking part in hands-on craft and be a part of other exciting activities, suitable for children of all ages. 

12 & 19 March (Saturdays): 11am - 11.30am | 6pm - 6.30pm
13 & 20 March (Sundays): 11am - 11.30am | 3pm - 3.30pm
Venue: Children's Garden
A beautiful musical dance performance inspired by the classic tale The Rainbow Fish, a story about selflessness, friendship and love. The show will incorporate the central water feature in the Children’s Garden to create the magical underwater world of sea creatures and plants.

12 & 19 March (Saturdays): 2pm - 2.30pm | 13 & 20 March (Sundays): 1pm - 1.30pm| 5pm - 5.30pm
Venue: Children's Garden
Snippety-snap! Nipper is a clumsy crab. His huge claws always get in the way! When he tries to play catch-the-bubble with his friends, he accidentally pops the bubble. When everyone plays tag, Nipper trips on one of his claws. And when Nipper and his pals play hide-and-seek, Nipper's big claws smash his hiding place! A fun dramatization of Ruth Galloway's book “Clumsy Crab”, this performance will also feature many delightful sea creatures!

12 & 19 March (Saturdays): 7pm - 7.45pm | Venue: Supertree Grove
Fairytale Galaxy is a futuristic take on the classic fairy tale, Cinderella. Look forward to an exciting child-friendly performance of circus acts, theatre, dance, music and LED lighting. What’s more, you are invited to join in the Gravity Free Ball, and dance along with royalty decked out in lighted costumes!

Have lots of creative fun with crafts! Let your imagination take flight, and use kinetic sand art to create the shapes of your favourite plants, animals and other characters. Did you know you can draw in 3D? Try your hand at 3D pen drawing to create whimsical creatures and many more. Look out for more fun crafts coming your way!

Crafts on Weekends
12, 13, 19 & 20 March | 10am – 6.30pm | Supertree Grove
Crafts available: Kinetic Sand Art, Fridge Magnet Designing, 3D pen Drawing, Beads Art* (*exclusive for Friends of the Gardens on weekends)

Crafts on Weekdays
14 - 18 March | 2pm – 6pm: Flower Dome
Crafts available: Kinetic Sand Art, Fridge Magnet Designing, 3D pen Drawing, Hand Puppet Making
14 -18 March | 3.30pm – 6.30pm | Supertree Grove
Craft available: Beads Art

Kids of all ages will discover plenty of excitement at our game booths, ranging from the Human claw machine, prize grabber machine, as well as water games like water shooting and more! We have games suitable for children aged 6 and below too!

Games on Weekends
12, 13, 19 & 20 March | 10am – 6.30pm | Supertree Grove
Games available: Human Claw Machine, Prize Grabber
12, 13, 19 & 20 March | 10am – 6.30pm | Children’s Garden
Games available: Ducky Fishing Game, Water Shooting Game

Games on Weekdays
14 - 18 March | 3.30pm – 6.30pm | Supertree Grove
Game available: Prize Grabber

12 - 20 March | 3.30pm - 6.30pm (Weekdays) | 3pm - 6.30pm (Weekends) | Supertree Grove
Jump and bounce! Calling all children to come and have a fun time on a special bouncy castle with a design inspired by our iconic Supertrees.

For details on other activities, visit HERE.

The Artic Avenger Hunt
12 - 20 Mar 2016
Snow City
Admission Fees apply

The Arctic Avenger Hunt is on! Oki is looking for more friends to join him in the fight against global warming and climate change. Get your copy of the activity booklet for only $2 and help Oki find clues around the snow chamber. Be an Arctic Avenger by earning an exclusive badge once you complete the activity booklet! For more details, visit HERE.

Chingay 2016 @ Heartlands
12, 13, 19, 26 & 27 Mar 2016, Various timings
Various locations

Aljunied GRC
Venue : Open field next to Hougang Ave 10
Date:  Saturday, 12 March 2016
Time: 6.00pm - 9.30pm

Tanjong Pagar GRC
Venue : Neighbourhood Park beside Blk 88, Dawson Road
Date:  Sunday, 13 March 2016
Time: 5.30pm

Hong Kah North SMC
Venue : Gek Poh Ville CC
Date: Saturday, 19 March 2016
Time: 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Nee Soon GRC (Central)
Venue : Field in front of Yishun Community Hospital
Date: Saturday, 26 March 2016
Time: 4.00pm - 9.30pm

Jalan Besar GRC
Venue : Road outside Geylang West CC
Date: Sunday, 27 March 2016
Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Straits Family Sunday: Dragons and Phoenixes
13 Mar 2016; 1pm - 5pm
Peranakan Museum
FREE Admission

Discover the meanings behind Peranakan designs and motifs in our special guided tours for children. Create your own masterpiece inspired by objects on display in the galleries.

Thomson Jazz Club: Big Band Bash 2016
13 Mar 2016; 5.30pm - 7pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
FREE Admission

Grab a picnic and head down at the beautiful Botanic Gardens on Sunday 13 March for Big Band Bash with Thomson Swing Band and Thomson Big Band!

Pi Day @ Science Centre
14 Mar 2016; 11am - 5pm
Science Centre Singapore

Mar 14 is Pi Day and it happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday too! Pi day is a much celebrated day that pays tribute to the mathematical constant, Pi (or π), that is used in geometry. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter (approximately 3.141592). Come join us at Science Centre Singapore in our double celebration of the “irrational number” and Albert Einstein’s birthday, and look out for the various Pi (π) Day activities in the galleries! Activities for Pi (π ) Day are free but Science Centre Singapore admission fee applies. For more details, visit HERE.

Play It Forward with a Twist!
14 – 20 Mar 2016; 12pm to 9pm
Waterway Point, Village Square, Level 1, West Wing

Join us for the third round of “Play It Forward” at Waterway Point, a 12-month quest in partnership with Community Chest aimed at raising funds for Family Service Centres, which serve as community-based focal points of family resources that provide social support for families facing difficulties. Simply donate $10 to enjoy a 25-minute play session in the giant charity ball pool, and obstacle course that is exclusive to Waterway Point. For one week only, there will be a fun obstacle course for the ultimate kids' adventure as part of the ball pool event. The obstacle course includes fun elements like Walk a Plank, Crawl Tunnel, Foam Stick Curtain Trail and Float Run. All participants will also get to bring home an instant-print photo as a reminder of great family moments!

Trampoline Party at Play!
14 - 20 Mar 2016; 12pm - 8pm
Causeway Point, Atrium, Level 1

School’s out and Causeway Point is bringing a bouncing fun party to you! With a minimum spend of $30, immerse in loads of fun at the colourful Trampoline Party at Play and experience an adrenaline rush on the bungee trampoline and trampoline rock wall.

Skating Fun at Eastpoint 
14 - 20 Mar 2016; 11am - 8.45pm
Eastpoint Mall, Main Atrium, Level 1

Professional trainers will engage your kids in an interactive ice-skating session in an ice-skating rink that spans 10m by 9m. To pre-register, present a single receipt with a minimum of $30 spent to redeem a one-play pass, limited to ten sessions a day and 15 children per session. Pre-registration will be available at the Customer Service Counter from 11 to 20 March 2016.

Explorer Adventure 
14 – 20 Mar 2016; 12pm to 8pm
YewTee Point, Atrium, Level 1

YewTee Point brings the outdoors indoors these holidays! You and your family can look forward to a fun and challenging escapade full of activities such as river rafting, log-crossing, treasure hunting and tent building near the campfire! Plus, as a reminder of this great adventure, shoppers can also decorate their very own YewTee Point Explorer Badge to bring home. To participate, simply spend $50 in a maximum of 3 same-day, same-mall receipts. 

Let's Charge Up The Holidays!
15 - 20 Mar 2016
Junction 8, Atrium, L2

The Little Hero Adventure
15 - 20 Mar 2016, 12pm - 8pm, L2 Atrium
Bring your little hero to an awesome indoor rope quest at Junction 8. Children can enjoy loads of fun and challenge crossing through various rope obstacles. Simply spend $50 to gain entry and receive a complimentary ‘Junior Eat For Free’ voucher from The Manhattan FISH MARKET.
The Speed Hero Challenge
19 & 20 Mar, 12pm & 6pm, L2 Atrium
Be the fastest little hero to dash through the adventure course and top the chart to win tablet casing, 20,000 star coins and many more! Spend $50 to participate in the challenge. 

The Fostering Services Roadshow: Touch a Life, Foster a Child
16 - 22 Mar 2016; 11am - 9pm
Tampines Mall, Level 2 (Next to the Information Counter)
FREE Admission

Visit HERE for more information.

SmartKids Asia 2016
18 - 20 Mar 2016; 11am - 9pm
Singapore Expo Hall 6
FREE Admission

SmartKids Asia, the World's largest Educational Kids' Fair is a fun-filled family event where parents and children, 0 -12 years of age can discover and experience educational stimulation and mind-expanding fun through exciting interactive activities put together by 200 leading multinational and local organizations. Meet & Greet Sessions: My Little Pony, Yo-Kai Watch & Transformers.

What's in my water?
19 Mar 2016; 9.30am - 11am
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Visitor Centre
FREE but Registration is compulsory

What's that swimming in the water? A fish, a worm, an insect or a crocodile!? Let the kids join in for an interesting morning walk getting to know the creatures and plants that lives in and around the water edges of Sungei Buloh. Registration opens on 11 March 2016.

Chek Jawa Boardwalk Tour with the Naked Hermit Crabs
19 March 2015; 9.30am - 11.30am
Pulau Ubin (Meet at the Chek Jawa Info Kiosk)

The Naked Hermit Crabs introduce you to Chek Jawa without getting your feet wet. Even though there is no going on to the shore, there is still much to see and enjoy. Perfect or families and kids. Registration is required so do sign up via HERE.

Nature Appreciation Walk at Lower Peirce
19 Mar 2016; 9.30am - 11am
Lower Peirce Trail, Hevea Trail Entrance
FREE but Registration is compulsory

Re-discover the wonders of Lower Peirce through this nature appreciation guided walk. Along the shady, cool boardwalk,  discover and learn about the amazing plants & animals that can be found along the trails. Keep an eye out for pitcher plants, Macaranga (Ant-plant) and Nibong palms as well as macaques and on lucky days we might even get spot the Flying lemur (Colugo) in action. Gain a greater appreciation of Singapore’s rich natural heritage and the need to protect it for our future generations. Register via HERE.

Earth Hour 2016
19 Mar 2016; 7pm – 11m
The Float @ Marina Bay
FREE Admission

Organised by WWF Singapore, this year marks Earth Hour's 10th anniversary. Buildings across the nation will switch off all lights for one hour from 8:30pm to 9:30pm to raise awareness for climate change. There will also be a celebration at the Float@Marina Bay starting from 6pm which includes a concert, a laser light show at MBS and the ArtScience Museum, and a massive yoga event.

Showtime in the Gardens 2016
19 Mar 2016; 5pm - 7pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
FREE Admission

Join in for an evening of band performances in the gardens, featuring the concert and brass bands from St. Patrick's School, St. Stephen's School, St. Anthony's Primary School, St. Joseph's Institution Junior, Catholic High School Primary, Singapore Chinese Girls' School & St Anthony's Canossian Secondary School. The program will consist of popular music through to the classics. Don't forget to bring your picnic baskets for a wonderful musical evening in the gardens!

Filmhouse Festival 2016
19 Mar 2016
Fringe Activities start at 5pm | Movie Screening Begins at 7pm
myVillage @ Serangoon Garden - Rooftop (L3)

Hugh’s Filmhouse Festival presents Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens! Head to myVillage, L2 Concierge counter to pick up your FREE filmhouse passes ASAP as tickets are limited! Each pass entitles you to 1 Goodie bag (with lots of tenant vouchers and premiums) as well as 1 Lucky Draw Chance.

St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival 2016
19 & 20 Mar 2016; 2pm onwards
Circular Road, Boat Quay
FREE Admission

The St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival in Singapore is an exciting event not to be missed – a time of the year when people around the world dress up in green, and celebrate the rich culture, arts, community and all things fun and Irish! Having grown every year since the first Parade in 2006, the St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival promises to be a true illustration of Singapore’s multi-cultural foundation. For a calendar and timing of events, visit HERE.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Details
Date: 20 March 2016
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Starting at Raffles Landing Site (Sir Stamford Raffles statue), ending at UOB Plaza
Cost: Free admission

Holiday Movie Screening @ SAFRA Mount Faber
19 & 20 Mar 2016; 3pm - 5pm
SAFRA Mount Faber
FREE Admission

Enjoy a movie screening at our lobby's giant TV wall: 19 Mar - Big Hero 6 & 20 Mar - Penguins of Madagascar.

Metta Charity Carnival 2016
20 Mar 2016; 9am - 4pm
Metta Building/Metta School
FREE Admission

Metta Welfare Association annual charity event, Metta Charity Walk and Family Carnival 2016 aims to raise funds for its beneficiaries including those with intellectual disabilities, the elderly and terminally ill, while promoting healthy living and family bonding. Sign up for Charity Walk or head down to the carnival ground for a delectable array of food, thrilling rides, fun carnival games, entertaining stage programmes, great bargains, hands-on craft activities and visit our new mini petting zoo! For more information, visit

Vernal Bloom
20 Mar 2016; 3pm - 4pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
FREE Admission

Let the members of kids' philharmonic@sg entertain you with famous tunes from musicals, operas and ballets. Hear soulful vocal renditions by Lauren Yeo, an award-winning young singer, as she sings Summertime by George Gershwin and Don't Cry for Me Argentina by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Then, listen to a rapturous performance of Appalachian Spring (Ballet for Martha) by Aaron Copland, and more. Started in 2012 and comprising members aged six to 16 years old, the orchestra believes that performing in a disciplined setting will enhance a child's musical experience, and develop teamwork and leadership skills.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites
Now until 13 Mar 2016
Mon - Wed, Fri: 10am | Sat: 10.30am & 4pm | Sun: 10.30am, 2pm, 4pm
Drama Centre Theatre
Weekdays $28, $25, $18 | Weekends $38, $32, $22

Get up close and personal with the endearing characters from Eric Carle's favourite classics, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed Up Chameleon performed by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia from Canada. Against a black-lighted background, experience the sight of colourful puppets as they come to life in a unique form of storytelling through theatre. For tickets, visit HERE.

PLAYtime! Bunny Finds the Right Stuff
Now until 13 Mar 2016 (No shows on 9 Mar)
Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri: 9.30am & 11am | Sat & Sun: 11am & 4pm
*7 Mar, 9.30am & 11am (sensory-friendly performances)
Esplanade Theatre Studio

Let the little ones enjoy the magic of theatre through music, movement and interactive fun in this charming story of friendship. Bunny Finds the Right Stuff is an immersive theatre production especially designed for children aged two to four. For tickets and more details on the sensory performance, visit HERE.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Now until 19 Mar 2016
Mon - Fri: 10am | Sat: 10.30am & 2.30pm
Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel

A unique opportunity to experience stories from both Western and Asian traditions, blended together in a unique way, as the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf is played out in an interactive and engaging style, with fun, music, puppetry and physical theatre. Fast-paced and full of laughter and adventure, there’s something here for young and old alike – with clear messages about the perils of lying, and maybe some unexpected twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Fun wordplay and subtext will appeal to and tickle the adults, plus clear storytelling for the younger ones, and broad comedy and interaction for the very small ones. for tickets, visit HERE.

National Orchid Garden School Holiday Promotion
Now until 20 Mar 2016; 8.30am - 7pm
National Orchid Garden
FREE Admission

Enjoy free admission to National Orchid Garden from 5 March to 20 March 2016 for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and visitors with local residential address.

Terms and Conditions:
1. Students are required to present valid student cards.
2. Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and Dependant Pass Holders are required to present their ID cards or relevant documentation.
3. Visitors with local residential addresses are to present any documentation with proof of residency.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff 三只山羊
Now until 25 Mar 2016 
Mon - Fri: 10am | Sat: 11am, 2pm | Fri (25 Mar): 11am
KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT
Weekdays: $28, $25 | Family Package of 4: $95 for Cat 1 tickets | Family Package of 4 (with TLC CD Vol.2): $107 for Cat 1 tickets
Weekends (Sat & Public Holiday): $48, $38, $35 | Family Package of 4: Cat 1 (with photo taking): $163 or Cat 2 (no photo taking): $129 | Family Package of 4 (with TLC CD Vol.2): Cat 1 (with photo taking): $175 or Cat 2 (no photo taking): $141

Following a hugely successful English production in 2015, The Little Company is proud to present the Mandarin version of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, an entertaining musical that is bound to be unforgettable. Step into the magical, fairytale world of The Three Billy Goats Gruff - a musical guaranteed to be snortingly silly and full of giggles! For tickets, visit HERE.

The Art of Speed
Now until 3 April 2016; 10am - 6pm (Tues - Sun)
Playeum's Children’s Centre for Creativity
(Blk 47, Malan Road, Gillman Barracks, #01-23, Singapore 109444)
Child (1-12): $20 | Accompanying adult: Free | Additional accompanying adult: $10

Read the monkies' experience here:

With Love from Snoopy, Charlie Brown & the Peanuts Gang Exhibition
Now until 30 April 2016; 10am - 7pm daily
Singapore Philatelic Museum
FREE Admission for Singapore Citizens & PRs | Others: Adult $6 & Child: $4

Join Snoopy, Charlie Brown and friends from the Peanuts Comic Strip in sending your love through letters, postcards and greeting cards. Letter writing and postal themes are commonly featured in the comic strips. They are also popular themes on postage stamps. View rare stamp artworks, stamps and first day covers issued by Portugal, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, USA, Japan, Australia and Hong Kong. Learn about the creator Charles Schulz and his creation of these famous characters – Charlie Brown and his sister Sally Brown, Snoopy his famous beagle, and his friends Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Woodstock, Pigpen, Franklin, Peppermint Patty and Marcie. Also on display are comic strips and collectibles on loan from private collectors, Charlie Brown Café, and Mint Museum of Toys.

School Holiday Sports Programmes - March 2016
Various sports and locations by ActiveSG

The school holidays are here again! Join ActiveSG's programmes to keep active, be happy and be sporty! Definitely a fun way to relax before school bell starts ringing again. Check out the list of sporting activities HERE.


Zootopia - Now showing
Kungfu Panda 3 - Opens 10 Mar 2016

The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure
Admission Charges apply

Exclusively at LEGOLAND, "The LEGOMovie 4D A New Adventure" follows a new journey for Emmet, Wyldstyle, Unikitty, Benny and MetalBeard after they receive a mysterious invitation leading them to a new theme park where all of the rides are based on the characters' adventures in "The LEGO Movie." But not all is as it seems as the heroes are once again thrust into the middle of an evil secret plot, only this time, it will be up to the audience to use their Master Builder skills to help save them! Using elements such as wind, water, smoke and special lighting effects, the larger-than-life experience brings the film's main characters, Emmet and Wyldstyle, back together with their friends for another awesome adventure.

3D Pen Creative Workshop
12 Mar 2016; 4pm - 5.30pm
STADA (16 Arumugam Road #06-01 LTC Building D)
$35 for 1 parent & child pair

Looking for new experiences and activities to do with your children? Join us in this introductory workshop to the 3D pen and the interesting things you can do with it! In this workshop, you and your child will learn how to use the 3D pen safely and how to create your own customised keychain. Not suitable for kids aged 6 years and below. For more details and to book, visit HERE.

Help your child get ahead with Confident Speech! Workshop
Kids aged 6 to 9 - March 15, 16 | Kids aged 10 to 12 - March 17, 18
9:30am – 5pm

With Singapore universities churning out more and more graduates every year, what will separate the excellent from the mediocre? Look around and you will observe: successful leaders are those who impress others through excellent communication skills, and who build positive relationships by active listening and asking the right questions. Those who merely possess good academic results but lacking in communication skills would face many hurdles in their life. On Day 2, all parents will be invited to watch a 45-min mind-blowing presentation before fetching your child home. You will witness your child’s remarkable transformation and be amazed at how your child has become a more confident, eloquent and creative person! For pricing and more details, visit HERE.

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