What’s on this weekend: 5 – 6 May 2018

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Watch a charming play about a stuffed bunny
Follow the adventures of Bunny, a stuffed rabbit who tries to find the right stuffing to fill herself with. Music and movement combine to create an interactive experience about friendship for young audiences. Suitable for children aged two to six.

4 – 18 May 2018, various timings, Esplanade Theatre Studio. Find out more about the play and get tickets here.

Indulge in tulipmania
Spring is here and what better way to welcome it than with Gardens by the Bay’s ‘Tulipmania Floral Display’? Be mesmerised by the pretty explosion of red, orange, yellow and purple tulips at the exhibition. The display runs until next Sunday, so make your way down now.

From now until 13 May 2018, 9am – 9pm daily, Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. Click here for more information.

Take part in a Star Wars Run
Show off your Star Wars fandom with the Star Wars Run this Saturday. Challenge yourself with the 10km competitive run or stroll at a leisurely pace with the 5.4km non-competitive run. There’s also a 540m Young Jedi Dash for the little ones.

5 May 2018, 4pm, F1 Pit Building. For more information, visit the website.

Check out the opening weekend of a children’s festival
To celebrate the new season of Imaginarium: Into the Space of Time, the Singapore Art Museum holding an opening weekend bash. Check out a children’s craft fair and open mic session for teens where teens from Homeschool Singapore will perform original songs.

6 May 2018, 3pm onwards, SAM at 8Q. More information here.

Immerse in all things Thai
Fill up on pad thai and milk tea, shop for Thai products and have a Thai massage at Thai Festival 2018. Additionally, spend $20 and above and stand to win a pair of return tickets to Bangkok.

5 & 6 May 2018, 10am – 9pm, Royal Thai Embassy. Check the Facebook event page for more details.

Make a pretty corsage
With Mother’s Day round the corner, try your hand at fashioning a corsage out of everyday materials like cupcake liners with your child. Partake in some parent-child bonding and go home with a pretty accessory for your outfit at the same time!

5 – 14 May 2018, 11am – 6pm, PIP’s Playbox, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay. Click here for more information.

Listen to Polish classics in a garden
As part of the Poland Shiok! Festival and to mark 100 years of Poland’s independence, the Embassy of Poland and BottlesXO are holding a special concert featuring pieces by Chopin, Paderewski and other renowned composers. Pack a picnic basket and head down to the Botanic Gardens for an enchanting evening of music.

6 May 2018, 6pm – 7pm, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. More information here.

Enjoy an afternoon of music in lush surrounds
Can’t get enough of music amid greenery? Novo Winds, the Toa Payoh South Community Club, will be performing a medley of oldies, modern pop songs and musicals at the Botanic Gardens this Saturday. There’ll also be yummy finger food and plants for sale in the Orchid Plaza.

5 May 2018, 5.30pm – 6.30pm, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. Find out more here.

Discover the history of Singapore’s playgrounds
Most of us grew up playing at neighbourhood playgrounds, and these iconic structures have become an indelible part of our memories. Learn how playgrounds have evolved from the 1930s to present-day, and contribute to the National Museum’s own playground!

From now until 30 September 2018, 10am – 7pm, National Museum of Singapore, Stamford Gallery, Level 1. Find out more here.

Gaze at early images of Peranakans
The Peranakans were among the first people to be photographed by Europeans when they came to Asia, and ‘Amek Gambar’ features photographs dated from as early as 1857. Come explore the myriad ways photography captured the lives of Peranakans.

5 May 2018 – 3 February 2019, 10am – 7pm, Peranakan Museum. Click here for more information.

Bake a delicious cake
Instead of buying a cake, why not bake one? Sign your child up for SAFRA’s kids baking workshop where they’ll learn to make an orange yoghurt cake this weekend. Great for kids aged three to 12.

5 & 6 May 2018, 10am – 11.30am (SAFRA Jurong) and 4pm – 5.30pm (Toa Payoh). More information here.