What’s on this weekend: 26 – 27 May 2018

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Watch a show inspired by Avatar
Inspired by the blockbuster hit Avatar, Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight promises to transport you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live show that combines storytelling and dramatic stunts.

24 May – 3 June 2018, various timings, Singapore Indoor Stadium. Find out more and get tickets here.

Check out a pop-up flea market
Pop-up flea market ArtBox Singapore returns this weekend with 400 creatives and makers from the region, food stalls selling tantalising snacks and vendors hawking the latest fashions. With art installations, live performances and interactive activities, expect a feast for the senses.

25 – 27 May 2018 and 1 – 3 June 2018, 3pm – 11pm, Bayfront Event Space. For more information, click here.

Meet your favourite Cartoon Network characters
Say yay to 16 days of fun-filled activities when Cartoon Network’s Animate Your Life festival swings into town! Meet your favourite characters like The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears, go on rides on inflatable slides, take part in carnival games and workshops, and catch show screenings.

26 May – June 2018, 3pm – 9pm (Monday – Thursday) and 3pm – 11pm (Friday – Sunday), Bayfront Plaza, Gardens by the Bay. Find out more and get tickets here.

Join a family-friendly arts festival
Swing by Goodman Arts Centre this Saturday for ‘Goodman Open House – Re:Imagined’, a family-friendly arts festival. Check out over 20 workshops and performances, explore studios and exhibitions and shop for sustainable products at a market.

26 May 2018, 11am – 5pm, Goodman Arts Centre. Click here for more information.

Go on a guided tour of Jurong lake Gardens
Get to know the plants and trees of Jurong Lake Gardens on this free guided tour, and feel closer to nature in the process.

26 May 2018, 10am – 11am, Jurong Lake Gardens, entrance nearest to Chinese Garden MRT. Click here for more details.

Introduce your toddler to theatre
ACT3i Festival for Children returns with six original children’s theatre productions from Singapore, England, Italy, Scotland and Lithuania. With programmes specially curated for babies and toddlers, your little ones can look forward to an entertaining time.

22 May – 3 June 2018, various timings and locations. Find out more here.

Rediscover the beauty of handwritten letters
In this digital age, writing letters by hand and posting them may seem like an old-fashioned thing to do. ‘You’ve Got Mail!’, an exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum, features 200 beautifully written letters that aim to showcase the art of writing letters and stamps.

11 April – 31 December 2018, 10am – 7pm, Singapore Philatelic Museum. Click here for more information.

Get your art on
The second edition of Faber-Castell Art Festival is back to inspire young artists! Look forward to a trick-eye station, colouring competitions, caricature and portrait painting, and art exhibits.

25 May – 3 June 2018, 10am – 9pm, Marina Square Central Atrium. Find out more about the programme lineup here.

Participate in fun swim carnival activities
Have a swimming good time at a swim carnival and enjoy a mini bazaar, games, food and other fun activities. Open to children below 11 who can swim 25 metres with or without a kickboard.

26 May 2018, 8am – 12pm, UWCSEA Dover. Click here for more information.

See the world through a child’s eyes
Aimed at young audiences, ‘100 and 100 More’ is The Artground’s inaugural festival highlighting the best children’s productions around the world. The 10-day event features visuals arts installations and workshops that present 100 and 100 more ways of seeing the world through a child’s eyes, fostering curiosity and creativity.

25 May – 3 June 2018, various timings, The Artground. Click here to find out more.