What’s on this weekend: 19 – 20 May 2018

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Watch a play about a domestic helper
A touching play about the invaluable help domestic helpers provide us, ‘Super Mommy’ revolves around Indonesian helper Eny who is hired to look after Grandpa after his dementia worsens. It touches on issues familiar to many Singaporeans, such as the difficulties faced by dual-income families and employer-employee differences. Performed in Mandarin with English surtitles.

18 May – 22 June 2018, various timings, Resorts World Theatre. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Take part in a children’s race
Gear up for a kiddie run at the Cold Storage Kids Run 2018, happening this Sunday at Palawan Green! Inculcate a love of running in your child, and set them on the path to a healthy and active lifestyle with fun races and family activities.

20 May 2018, 8am – 11am, Palawan Green, Sentosa. Click here for more information and to register.

Do your part to advance butterfly research for NParks
As part of its Biodiversity Week, NParks is organising The Butterfly Watch, an initiative aimed at gathering valuable information about the butterflies in Singapore’s parks, gardens and nature reserves.

19 – 27 May 2018, 9.30am – 3pm, various locations around Singapore. Click here for more details.

Witness the beauty of a garden of refuge
Be enthralled by the elegance of garden.uprooted, a music and dance-theatre performance revolving around the idea of a garden as a haven amid chaos and upheaval. Featuring a nature-inspired score, it will leave you marvelling at its quiet, intense beauty.

19 May 2018, 8pm – 9pm, Esplanade Theatre. Click here for more information.

Enjoy an evening of world music
Soak in the music of Israeli musician Amir Gwirtzman at a special concert, held to celebrate the 70th Independence Day of Israel. An avid traveller, Amir will perform a multi-cultural medley composed of 20 reed and woodwind instruments.

19 May 2018, 5.30pm – 6.30pm, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. For more information and to register, click here.

Play a time-travelling scientist
Challenge yourself to time travel back to the present before it’s too late in a thrilling Race Against Time escape game at Brain Fest 2018. If escape games are not your thing, see a live demonstration of detection machines used to study circadian rhythms.

19 – 27 May, 9am – 6pm, Science Centre Singapore. Find out more here.