Nov 30, 2016

Year-End School Holidays Activities for Kids 2016 (December Edition)

We are into the final month of 2016! As promised, here is the listing for all kid-friendly activities taking place for the school holiday month of December and trust me when I say it is going to be a fun-filled month packed with loads of activities ahead.

I will add onto the list when I come across new activities along the way so do check back often. For now, take your pick from a mind-boggling buffet of more than 50 activities!

Christmas Shows at the Malls 2016

Take your pick from Peppa Pig, My Little Pony, Tayo, Dora, Barney, Hi-5, Thomas, Pororo, Paw Patrol and more! See the entire comprehensive list here:

Evenings at the Bandstand
1 & 2 Dec 2016; 7pm - 8.45pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Bandstand

Pack your picnic baskets and join in for the year-end celebrations with performances of different genre by established local artistes at the Bandstand from now until 2 December. From Jazz to Latin music, there is something for everyone! For more details, visit HERE.

Santa's All-Star Christmas
1 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Universal Studios Singapore
Admission Charges apply

Embark on the Universal Journey and immerse yourself in a dazzling adventure through eight thematic zones featuring countless, illuminating lights. The stunning light sculptures include the quaint European town of Herald’s Square, the towering trees of the Enchanted Pine Forest, the fantasy dreamscapes of Haven of the Pixies, and the festive and adorable Land of Great Gifts – every one of them twinkling and glowing with multi-hued splendor. For a detailed listing of all activities, visit HERE.

Merry Fishmas
1 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
S.E.A. Aquarium
Admission Charges apply

The enchantments of Christmas season fills the air… and underwater, as S.E.A. Aquarium creates a magical time filled with wonderful sights and heartwarming stories of how everyone can play his or her part to conserve our oceans. For a detailed listing of all activities, visit HERE.

Light To Night Festival
2 - 4 Dec 2016
National Gallery Singapore

In celebration of National Gallery Singapore's first anniversary, a myriad of interactive installations and engaging programmes have been lined up for everyone. Ranging from film screenings to music performances, join in the festivities that run from dawn to dusk over the next two weekends. For more information, visit HERE.

Hi-5 Fairytale
2 - 4 Dec 2016
Fri & Sun: 10.30am & 2.30pm | Sat: 10.30am, 2.30pm & 6.30pm
Sands Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
$45, $65, $105, $115, $125

Hi-5 Fairytale is a theatrical extravaganza full of your favourite fairytale stories with special Hi-5 twists in the "tale" and amazing fairytale adventures of course! The lovable Hi-5 puppet, Chatterbox, narrates from her magical Hi-5 book of Sharing Stories - just like the TV show. Chats, as she is lovingly known, reveals exciting surprises for the cast and audience along the way. The Hi-5 cast - Mary, Dayen, Lachie, Chris and Tanika all play a part in each fairytale; even Jup Jup stars in one.

Parents and children will be delighted as they watch the funny stories unfold. See how the Brave Prince of Knights and Sir Bucket Head try to awaken the cheeky Princess Sleepyhead. Cheer on your favourite bug as Speedy the Ant and Slomo the Snail race off to vie for first place. Jup Jup even discovers his family has extraordinary powers. There are stories of dragons, dinosaurs and even pirates! For tickets, visit HERE.

BookFest@Singapore 2016
2 - 11 Dec 2016; 10am - 10pm
Suntec Singapore, Hall 401 - 406
FREE Admission

Returning to Suntec Singapore from 2 - 11 December 2016, BookFest@Singapore 2016 will take place across two weekends during the school holidays. Covering 130,000 sq ft – the largest ever, the event serves as a perfect retail platform for leading publishers and distributors to come together, showcasing their products and services. In conjunction with the 10th Anniversary celebrations, 10 exciting themes have been picked out to focus the celebratory activities, namely Health, Children, Literature, Home Improvement, Self-Help, Enrichment, Food, Family Lucky Draws, Authors and Celebrities. This year, the event will host more competition and games so as to engage customers better. Expect plenty of opportunities for great fun and prizes coming your way!

Making a comeback is the Titbits Carnival! Titbit lovers will be in for a treat as bargains range from imported snacks to organic chips and local favourites. Definitely a delicious fanfare one can never miss!

FUN-tastic Fridays
2, 9, 16 & 23 Dec 2016; 12pm - 4pm
Asian Civilisations Museum
FREE (Admission charges apply for entry into galleries)

Calling all explorers this school holiday! Embark on a voyage to faraway ports. We will journey across different lands, and unravel the mysteries of the past through exciting interactive character tour and stories. What’s more? Make this Christmas season special by making your own Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Join us on this globetrotting journey every Friday!

Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay 2016
2 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017; 3.30pm to 11pm daily
Gardens by the Bay
$4 (2 to 8 Dec) | $6 (9 to 15 Dec) | $8 (16 Dec to 1 Jan)

Christmas Wonderland, Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair, was created to enthral visitors with a combination of magnificent sculptures of light and charming festive markets alongside carnival games. Back for its third year, Christmas Wonderland 2016 spans 57,000 square metres, across four main areas: the magnificent Luminarie light sculptures which begin at the Golden Garden and extend throughout the festival site; the Festive Market at the Supertree Grove; the Fairground, Ice Palace and Hi-5 Funtastic House in The Meadow. For details on what to expect, read my blog post HERE.

BounceOFF! Fiesta 2016
2 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
Weekdays: 5pm - 11pm | Weekends: 2pm - 11pm
Bayfront Event Space
From $25 (Full rates HERE)
Asia's Largest Outdoor Inflatable Play Space - BOUNCEOFF! FIESTA 2016 flagship edition is here! This is one mega fiesta you would not want to miss as we are set on giving you a bigger, bolder, and most definitely unforgettable inflatable play experience! Get ready to BOUNCE, SLIDE, JUMP and FEAST in our Fiesta this December! Featuring 4 major play zones, each with distinctive highlights of its own, stretching over 2 major festive holidays across over 40,000 square meter space along Singapore's Central Business District. For more details, visit HERE.

“Reading With Nature” Series: Grandma’s Pear Tree
(A Storytelling Session cum Guided Tour)
3 Dec 2016; 10am - 11am
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Ridley Hall
FREE (Pre-registration required)

Join us for a fun-filled session and learn more about a ball that gets stuck in Grandma’s pear tree and how everyone tries to help get it back. This session will provide children with the opportunity to explore nature together with a storytelling session by the Junior Reading Ambassadors and a general tour around the Singapore Botanic Gardens! This “Reading With Nature” Series is jointly organised by Singapore Botanic Gardens and the National Library Board. To register, visit HERE.

Saturdays@ACM: Season of Joy
3 Dec 2016; 11am - 6pm
Asian Civilisations Museum

Voyage across the seas to strange islands as master storytellers from 398.2 Storytelling Festival transport you into a world of fascinating tales. Make your own masterpiece to take home when you join us for a fantastical good time at ACM!

HomeTeamNS-JOM Members' Carnival with Christmas Celebration
3 Dec 2016; 10am - 8pm
HometeamNS-JOM (31 Ah Hood Road)

Top attractions include family water carnival, face painting, photo booth and inflatables. There will also be free trials for hoola hoop fitness, zumba and kickboxing. Free lollies, free flow of popcorn and kacang puteh!

A Beautiful Life Fiesta
3 Dec 2016; 5.30pm - 7pm
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

As Singapore and Japan celebrate 50 years of normalized ties, Channel NewsAsia brings a touch of Japan to all Singaporeans in an outdoor fiesta culminating in an extraordinary showcase by a group of octogenarians from Okinawa group KBG84, fondly termed as the singing idols back home. These superstar granny idols will fly to Singapore and perform at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on Saturday, December 3rd 2016. Click HERE to find out more.

Believe – SLO Children’s Choir in Concert
3 Dec 2016; 7.30pm
Esplanade Concert Hall

A concert by the SLO Children’s Choir, Believe touches on love, peace and brotherhood. Building upon their imagination while enjoying the beauty of nature’s creation, the Choir will sing about what they hold true to themselves: the ultimate believe to achieve their personal dreams and hopes and promises to better themselves.

Highlights will include popular tunes from Zootopia (Try Everything), from Pinocchio (Hoshi ni negai o / When You Wish Upon a Star) and an operatic medley from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 64 (a Choral Suite). Joining them in this concert is the Chorale from Pei Chun Public School.

Gratitude is the Best Attitude
3 & 4 Dec 2016; 2.30pm & 4.30pm

Look forward to an interactive puppet show and puppet-making session that will teach children the value of gratitude through songs and stories! Recommended for ages 2 – 5. Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission stickers will be distributed 30mins before each session at the door.

Police Community Roadshow 2016
3 & 4 Dec 2016: Toa Payoh HDB Hub, Atrium
10 & 11 Dec 2016: Tampines Community Plaza
17 & 18 Dec 2016: Woodlands Civic Centre
10am - 8pm

Get up close and personal with the men and women in blue every weekend from 19 November to 18 December at 5 different locations around Singapore to check out one of the largest showcase of Police’s capabilities. Grab this opportunity to see our officers display their skills and talents in special performances. Get a first-hand feel of some of our weapons and operational vehicles. The friendly dogs from Police K-9 Unit will be there to meet you too and show you their special skills. For more details on the programmes, visit HERE.

Play It Forward Finale
5 - 11 Dec 2016; 11am - 9pm
Causeway Point, Central Atrium L1

Get in on the very last stop of Singapore’s Largest Charity Ball Pool Event at Causeway Point this Christmas! Don’t miss your last chance to dive into a gigantic ball pool filled with 100,000 colourful balls from 5 to 11 December 2016!

Donate a minimum of $5 to get 15 minutes of free play in the ball pool. Participants must wear a pair of socks before entering the ball pool. You can bring your own or buy a new pair onsite for only $1.

Happy Pets Happy 'Hood
5 - 11 Dec 2016; 12pm - 8pm daily
Waterway Point, Village Square, L1 West Wing
FREE (*some workshops may be chargeable with proceeds going to animal welfare groups)

It's the holiday season but let's not forget our furry friends! We are happy to bring you the Happy Pets Happy 'Hood event at Waterway Point! This event focuses on the importance of being a responsible and considerate pet owner and we have a host of activities to learn and have fun! For more details, visit HERE.

The Boy and The Curse of the Magic-Far-Seeing Thing
7 – 10 Dec 2016; 3pm
Goodman Arts Centre Black Box Theatre
$25; $80 for a group of four

A young boy on an island discovers another island across the ocean. He also discovers, to his horror, inhabitants on that island in great need of help from a constant onslaught of TIGER ATTACKS! The boy, possessing great compassion, does all he can to try and save them. However, for reasons unclear at first, his ingenious attempts to save them are constantly met by great challenges. Despite these difficulties, he NEVER gives up in his quest.

Will he succeed? Come watch The Boy and the Curse of the Magic-Far-Seeing Thing and find out! Recommended for ages 8 years and above. For tickets, visit HERE.

Twilight Encounters
Now until 10 Dec 2016 (Friday & Saturday only)
7.15pm – midnight
Night Safari
Admission fees apply

Expect an enthralling night of lights and colours at Night Safari as the nocturnal landscape is illuminated by fairy and animal light installations. Immerse in the festive cheer at the animal parade, where elaborate costumed animal characters trot and pounce about. Look forward to twilight animal encounters on the walking trails and watch as the park’s denizens of the night engage in specially prepared enrichment activities. For more information on all activities, visit HERE.

A Very Electric Christmas
9 - 11 Dec 2016
Fri 9 Dec: 7.30pm | Sat 10 Dec: 10.30am, 3pm, 7.30pm | Sun 11 Dec: 11am, 3.30pm
Victoria Theatre
$55, $75, $95

Direct from the USA and voted most popular US touring Christmas show since 2014, Lightwire's Theater's A Very Electric Christmas promises to be an unforgettable festive treat for your family.

Performed in complete darkness, audiences will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.. A Very Electric Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to bring families together and start a new holiday tradition. For tickets, visit HERE.

Connecting with Nature - Bird Watching along the Southern Ridges
Join us for the ‘Connecting with Nature’ programme featuring a series of educational activities in our parks where you and your family can learn and appreciate nature.

Singapore Teochew Festival
9 - 18 Dec 2016
10.30am - 9pm
Sands Expo and Convention Centre, L1 Hall A
$10 ($9 early bird ticket until 8 Dec 2016)

Teochew Festival 2016 will return this year from 9 to 18 December 2016 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre Level 1 Hall A. Organised by the Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan, this event aims to celebrate the rich culture and heritage of the Teochews in Singapore.

Teochew Festival 2016 will be 1.5 times bigger than its inaugural event in 2014. Occupying more than 45,000 square feet of exhibition space, the festival will feature over 30 vendors. The festival offers visitors enlightening glimpses into the daily lives of Teochews. The organiser hopes to highlight an important aspect of Singapore's Chinese culture through the festival, and also gather all Teochews in Singapore as one Teochew Family.

Bird Watching along the Southern Ridges
10 Dec 2016; 7.30am - 9.30am
Mount Faber Park, Entrance of Henderson Waves
FREE (Pre-registration required)

Join us for a bird watching tour at the Southern Ridges, where up to 43 species of birds have been spotted so far. This tour will take you through the Forest Walk and the Singing Forest in search of these beautiful birds. Do bring along a pair of binoculars or a camera with a zoom function for a better experience. To register, visit HERE.

Vocal Fun!
10 Dec 2016; 1pm, 3.30pm & 4.30pm
PIP's PLAYbox, Esplanade

Sing along with Angelina Choo from Urban Music Productions as she takes children and parents on an adventure, creating sounds and songs with their voices! Expect a fun session of song and games for the little ones! This programme introduces the various warm-up exercises that singers do before a performance, as well as teaches children the various possibilities of what they can do with their voices. Recommended for 3–6 years old. Limited capacity on a first-come first-serve basis.

Gardeners' Day Out
10 Dec 2016; 9am - 3pm

NParks' signature event, Gardeners' Day Out promises an entire day of gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone. Favorite highlights include Gardeners' Market, Food Bazaar, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tour of HortPark and kids' activities like storytelling and handicrafts!

A Splash of Colour @ Parkland Green
10 Dec 2016; 9.30am - 9.30pm
Parkland Green, East Coast Park

 Join us at Parkland Green for a day of fun-filled activities such as bubble soccer, rollerblading, and chalk drawing! You can also take some nice shots with our newly painted wall murals of marine creatures. All activities are free.

Straits Family Sunday: Joyous Noel!
11 Dec 2016; 1pm - 5pm
Peranakan Museum

Come celebrate the season of giving at the Peranakan Museum this Sunday. Enjoy beautiful carolling, go on a special tour, and get crafty by creating fun Christmas ornaments to take home.

Parent-child Sing-along by Angelina Choo
11 Dec 2016; 1pm
Esplanade Annexe Studio

Join Angelina Choo from The Vocal Academy at Urban Music Productions as she guides your family and you through a singing workshop on Asian and Singaporean melodies. Subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wonders of Sunny the Hornbill
Now until 11 Dec 2016 (Weekends only)
Jurong Bird Park
Admission fess apply

Be captivated by the wonders of Jurong Bird Park’s new animal icon, Sunny the Hornbill. Learn all about hornbills at the mascot meet-and-greet session and from hornbill-themed craft activities. Get up close and personal with a hornbill and get fascinating insights on the bird from resident avian keeper at the Hornbill Chit Chat session. Be sure to catch Sunny’s antics at the High Flyers Show too! For more details on all activities, visit HERE.

Charlotte's Web
Now until 11 Dec 2016
Weekends & Public Holiday: 11am & 2pm | Weekdays: 10am, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm
KC Arts Centre - Home of SRT
$25, $28

Get entangled in the enchanting story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte. Charlotte’s Web is a poignant play that spins a positive message about friendship. Experience this timeless story with the entire family! For tickets, visit HERE.

Connecting with Nature - Fun Walk along The Southern Ridges
Join us for the ‘Connecting with Nature’ programme featuring a series of educational activities in our parks where you and your family can learn and appreciate nature.

Pororo Park Singapore's 12 Days of Christmas Countdown
13 - 24 Dec 2016
Pororo Park Singapore
Admission Charges apply

For more details, visit HERE.

Fun Walk Along the Southern Ridges
17 Dec 2016; 9am - 11am
Entrance of Henderson Waves (At Mount Faber Park side)
FREE (Pre-registration required)

Take your family on a leisure stroll through southern ridges, a soothing sanctuary of greenery that is not only steeped in history but also home to some of Singapore's most exciting flora and fauna. Highlights of the tour included the Henderson Waves, Sembcorp Forest of the Giants, Forest Walk and the Singing Forest. To register, visit HERE.

Monkey Goes West
Now until 17 Dec 2016
Tue to Sat: 7.30pm | Thur, Sat & Sun: 2.30pm
Drama Centre Theatre
Tue - Thu, 7.30pm: $50, $55, $65, $75
Sat & Sun, 2.30pm, Fri & Sat, 7.30pm: $55, $60, $70, $80

W!LD RICE brings the Year of the Monkey to a happy climax with its 13th holiday musical extravaganza for the whole family! Winner of 'Production of the Year' at the 2015 Straits Times Life Theatre Awards, Monkey Goes West is an affectionate and cheeky retelling of the beloved Chinese fantasy classic. Join us for an epic thrill ride that will take you from Haw Par Villa to Jurong West - by way of a colourful world filled with mythical monsters and naughty fairies. For tickets, visit HERE.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story @ VivoCity
Now until 18 Dec 2016
VivoCity, Central Court B L1

Walk Into The Star Wars Universe
Here’s your chance to come face-to-face with a spectacular 8-metre tall AT-ACT Walker when you step into our atrium. Plus, don’t miss out on a photo opportunity with the life-sized Death Troopers display.

Be Part Of A Greater Force
The future of the Rebellion and the Empire is in your hands! Choose your side and play as the Commander of your troops and defend your base. Collect iconic characters from the STAR WARS universe as you complete each level and use them to fight battles. May the force be with you.

Join The Rebellion
Experience what it feels like to be behind the controls of an X-Wing Fighter. Jet through the universe at hyperspeed and manoeuvre around Imperial Forces before it culminates in a dramatic reveal of the Death Star.

Zoo-Rassic Park
Now until 18 Dec 2016 (Weekends only)
Various Timings
Singapore Zoo
Admission charges apply

A pack of dinosaurs has stomped its way into Singapore Zoo and River Safari to teach guests valuable lessons about saving today’s species from extinction this year end. Step back in time to Zoo-rassic Park, and marvel at crowd favourites like the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and a host of their prehistoric cousins as they draw you into immersive discovery trails that draw parallels to the parks’ living collections during the weekends of 26 Nov – 18 Dec 2016.

Try your hand at being a paleontologist by excavating dinosaur fossils. Journey through the Same Same But Different Trail to learn about convergent evolution and be amazed by how the animals of today share similar features and behaviours with these relics of the past. Don’t miss out on a perfect photo opportunity with our T-rex and Velociraptor friends as they welcome you into this realm of giants past, accompanied by their charismatic dinosaur keeper. For more details on all activities, visit HERE.

Cirque Adrenaline
15 - 25 Dec 2016
Tue (20 Dec): 2pm & 7.30pm | Wed - Fri: 7.30pm  | Sat (17 Dec): 2pm & 7.30pm | Sun (18 Dec): 1pm & 6pm | Sun (25 Dec): 2pm
Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
$55, $95, $125, $155

Adrenaline is a jaw-clenching show featuring the world's most dangerous and death-defying theatrical acts, guaranteed to get the adrenaline pumping. The world's most exciting theatrical show will include heart-stopping motorbike stunts, high-flying trapeze artists, strong men, aerial acrobatic displays and a blazing fire act to heat up your holiday season. For tickets, visit HERE.

Sports Hub Community Play Day
17 Dec 2016; 9am - 7pm
Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena

To register for the programmes, visit HERE.

Happy to be Red?
17 & 18 Dec 2016
2.30pm & 4pm
Dance Village, library@esplanade

Follow a crayon on an interactive storytelling adventure as his friends help him turn red. In this programme, children learn about self-confidence and acceptance as they engage in activities that promote cognitive and motor skills. Admission stickers will be distributed 30mins before each session at the library’s entrance on a first-come, first-served basis.

ChariTrees @ Marina Bay 2016
Now until 27 Dec 2016
Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

The annual ChariTrees @ Marina Bay is a unique and exclusive fundraising initiative for Singapore to show our support for the less fortunate during the festive season. Launched in 2011, the 6th edition of ChariTrees @ Marina Bay will dot the scenic Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade from 18 November 2016. It aims to promote inclusivity and spread joy to the disadvantaged in our community.

Brick-Tacular Holidays
25 Nov - 31 Dec 2016
LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort
Admission charges apply

It’s a LEGO® wonderland at LEGOLAND® during the end-of-year festive holidays with a huge Advent Calendar that shares a surprise each day, Christmas tree made from LEGO® bricks and stage shows to keep your spirits merry and joyful.

All-star Nick Jr. Wonderland
Now until 1 Jan 2017; 12pm - 10pm daily
City Square Mall, L1 City Green (Outdoor Park)

Get your party on at City Square Mall’s City Green outdoor park where a playland featuring an array of fun games and activities await you and your family. Be delighted by activities such as a Blaze and the Monster Machines obstacle course, a Shimmer and Shine dress-up palace, life-sized PAW Patrol vehicle displays, a giant Team Umizoomi 1-2-3 Plink Game and more! With a minimum spend of $40, shoppers can redeem a Wonderland Pass at the L2 Customer Service Counter. Activities are suitable for ages 3 and above.

Snowfall Playtime
18 Nov 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
8pm & 9pm daily (Subject to weather conditions)
City Square Mall, L1 City Green (Outdoor Park)

Have loads of fun with enchanting snowfall to complete your magical Christmas! Snowfall Playtime sessions will be happening twice daily at City Green.

Double the FUN with Trolls at Sentosa!
Now until 2 Jan 2017
Sentosa (Merlion Plaza, Merlion Walk, Beach Plaza)
FREE (but island admission fees apply)

Indulge in the festive mood this holiday season, as Sentosa comes to life with a burst of song, dance and colours, featuring your favourite characters from Trolls, the latest DreamWorks animation movie! Come on down and catch Poppy, Branch and the other adorable characters from the movie as they pepper the State of Fun with their perpetual happiness and exuberance.

Merlion Magic Lights! - Trolls Edition
19 Nov 2016 - 2 Jan 2017; Merlion Plaza 
Weekdays: 7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm and 9.15pm
Weekends, Eve of PH and PH: 7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm, 9.15pm, 9.45pm and 10.15pm 
Merlion Magic Lights! returns with a special Trolls edition this time round! Catch the spectacular light show as the lovable characters from Trolls sing and dance their way all over the iconic Sentosa Merlion!

Meet & Greet the Trolls
10 Dec 2016 (Merlion Plaza) & 17 Dec 2016 (Beach Plaza)
12pm, 2.30pm, 6.00pm

Trolls Playground
19 Nov 2016 - 2 Jan 2017; iFly Singapore, Level 2
Bring your kids to iFly Singapore and let them bring out their inner-Trolls at this Trolls-edition playground!

Shadow Play
19 Nov - 26 Dec 2016; Beach Plaza
Lights on from 7.30pm - 11pm
Engage in some shadow play and fun at night with Trolls props and more!

Trolls Ambience and Photo Points
Stretching from Merlion Walk all the way down to Beach Plaza, look out for Trolls mural walls, ambience decorations, photopoints and more! Get your cameras ready, and don't forget to share your adorable selfies/wefies with the Trolls characters on Facebook and Instagram.

Christmas on a Great Street
Orchard Road Christmas Light-up
Now until 2 Jan 2017
Orchard Road

Let the twinkling delights of Christmas capture your imagination as you take a leisurely stroll along Orchard Road. This year, immerse yourself in a magical, surreal world along Singapore’s Great Street of fun, food and fashion. Feast your eyes on our colourful display of kaleidoscopic decor and designs.

Bubblestorm at orchardgetway
Now until 26 Dec 2016
7.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm, 9pm & 9.30pm
The avalanche of bubbles conjures up a bubbly underwater environent where the inhabitants of the underwater world come alive to celebrate Christmas like we mortals above water! Plenty of interactive fun and photo opportunity for all.

Free admission to National Orchid Garden 
Now til 2 Jan 2017 
9.30am - 7pm daily 
National Orchid Garden 
FREE Admission 

Enjoy free admission to National Orchid Garden for students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Work Permit Holders and visitors with local residential address. For more details, visit HERE.

Pokémon Research Exhibition
Now until 2 Jan 2017; 10am - 7pm daily
S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
Online ticket bundle: Adult $35 (U.P. $42), Child (4-12) | Senior Citzens (60 & above): $23 (U.P. $32)

Calling all aspiring Pokémon Trainers! Get ready to put on your lab coats and discover the amazing types of Pokémon. Become a scientific researcher for a day to investigate the mysterious Pokémon hidden in a Poké Ball. Embark on your mission by choosing the difficulty levels from three Poké Ball – a regular Poké Ball (easy), a Great Ball (medium), or an Ultra Ball (hard). Take on the challenges at various interactive stations to deduce the critter contained within your Poké Balls from intriguing clues.

Merry Medley
Now until 5 Jan 2017; 9am - 9pm
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
Admission charges apply

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in the crisp climate of the Flower Dome, where Christmas cheer takes centrestage in the Flower Field.Well-loved stalwarts of the season like poinsettias, amaryllis and Christmas roses grace charming yuletide scenes, while majestic conifer trees of different kinds fill the air with their woody, evergreen scent.

Cocooned in giant glass globes, a lovely ballerina beckons visitors to come forward, as a band of toy soldiers and an angelic choir join in the merry medley. The festivity continues at night as the Flower Dome takes on a magical glow, basking in the radiance of Italian Luminarie lights. For more detailsm visit HERE.

Pokemon at Changi
Now until 20 Feb 2017
Various activities
Changi Airport

Pikachu Meet & Greet
18 Nov 2016 - 1 Jan 2017 (Sat & Sun only)
*NO Meet & Greet on 3  Dec 2016
6pm & 8pm
T3 Departure Hall

Nakiri Face Painting
18 Nov 2016 - 20 Feb 2017
T2 Central Hoarding and 
T3 Opposite Row 11 (only available until 8 Jan 2017)

Pokemon Z-moves
18 Nov 2016 - 20 Feb 2017
T2 Central Hoarding and 
T3 Opposite Row 11 (only available until 8 Jan 2017)

Now until 5 Mar 2017
10am - 6pm
Science Centre Singapore, Annex Hall

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a completely interactive experience that brings visitors into the cinematic world of Marvel The Avengers. This exhibition will provide a first hand look at intelligence files, classified studies, and experiments that explores the history and scientific origins of Marvel The Avengers including Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Thor and more. This exhibition brings to life the science behind Super Heroes and allows fans of all ages to participate in a simulated recruitment, as if they were being trained to become Official Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N agent of the beloved Marvel Universe. For more information and tickets, visit HERE.

NASA – A Human Adventure
Now until 19 Mar 2017
10am - 7pm
ArtScience Museum
Admission charges apply

NASA – A Human Adventure is the most comprehensive and extensive touring space flight exhibition in the world. The exhibition marshals an extraordinary collection of over 200 historically significant artifacts from the U.S. and Soviet Union space programs. The objects on display in the exhibition are original and space flown objects or high fidelity replicas and scale models. For more details, visit HERE.

Playeum's A World Full of Stories
Now until 30 Apr 2017
Tues - Sun: 10am - 6pm (Closed on Mondays)
$22 per child (1-12) | Accompanying adult: Free | Additional accompanying adult: $10

Playeum has refreshed its exhibition with 'A World Full of Stories', which combines the fundamental facets of stories with play. Specifically designed for children aged 1-12, the exhibition offers a series of interactive and open-ended spaces for young minds to feed their creative imagination through role play, storymaking, illustration, writing, drama and puppetry.

Encouraging children to employ the active use of imagination through creative expression, ‘A World
Full of Stories’ consists of ELEVEN installations in total! Check out my preview guide HERE.

Movies Galore!

Doctor Strange: Now showing
Trolls: Now showing
Moana: Now showing
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them: Now showing
Yugioh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions: Now showing
Pokémon The Movie: Volcanion And The Mechanical Marvel: Now showing
Sing: Opens 8 Dec 2016
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: Opens 15 Dec 2016

School Holiday Sports Programmes Nov/Dec 2016
Various sports and locations by ActiveSG

The school holidays are here again! Join us yet again 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.

Enjoy the school holidays, everyone!

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