Weekend Guide

TGIF!: Your long weekend guide (25-27 Mar 2016)

By inSing EditorEvents - 23 March 2016 12:00 PM | Updated 1:43 PM

TGIF!: Your long weekend guide (25-27 Mar 2016)

For some fist-in-the-air rousing indie music, Kyo is hosting another Poptartthis Friday with DJs Weelikeme and KidG headlining the proceedings.

Theatre stalwarts Claire Wong and Noorlinah Mohamed star in Checkpoint Theatre's Recalling Mother, a production where the two actresses examine their relationship with their mothers. 

This is the last weekend and then we say goodbye to Potong Pasir. 12 artists install works in a bridge, 3 flats, one of which has been frozen in time since 1984, a black and white colonial, and ending in a cemetery. Can artists shape how we encounter a neighbourhood, its stories, its politics and its community? What does the sand quarry have to do with the kampung? https://peatix.com/event/145656/

Posted by Alan Oei on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

It’s the last weekend to check out popular art walkabout OH! Open House  which goes to Potong Pasir for its latest edition. Discover stories of the neighborhood’s past – such as the sand quarry, the pond, the village, Bidadari cemetery and Alkaff Gardens – through awesome installations and performances by 17 artists peppered in different locations around the area.

The legendary songstress may no longer be with us, but Teresa Teng’s music lives on. Sichuanese singer Tong Yao pays tribute to the late iconic singer, performing classics at this one-night-only affair.

The Greatest Treasure In The World

Portuguese sailor Alfonso travelled with the great explorer Vasco de Gama in the 1500s. Now he wants to travel with you in search of the world’s greatest treasure. The best place to begin this journey is none other than at the National Museum’s The Greatest Treasure in the World exhibition where actors take you on a trip through time in this interactive theatre event.

'Blossom Beats' | Photo: Gardens By The Bay

You don’t have to fly all the way to Japan to witness the famed cherry blossom – or sakura – blooms. Make a trip to Gardens By The Bay’s Flower Dome this weekend (through 27 Mar) for its latest floral display, ‘Blossom Beats’, which features more than 20 varieties of sakura. 

Marina Bay dazzles in a kaleidoscope of light and colours with the latest edition of i Light Marina Bay. Come see more than 20 innovative and sustainable light and art installations from here and around the world, accompanied by boat tours, quirky performances and artists workshops.

Universal Studios

For egg-citing fun, head over to Universal Studios Singapore with the fam for its annual Easter Eggstravaganza to take part in its egg hunt to win exclusive Minion Easter Eggs and catch Puss In Boot, Kitty Softpaws Grover, Elmo and Humpty Dumpty in Easter-themed costumes.

Schlep down to the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station this Good Friday (3-9pm) for a bit of nostalgia, Instagramming and retail therapy. The good people from The Local People are organizing an art market featuring handmade craft by local artists. There will also be food and beverage booths as well as a food donation drive by Food From The Heart.

Kranji Marshes | Photo: NParks

For a day out with nature, head over to the Kranji Marshes (11 Neo Tiew Lane 2; take the Kranji Express bus from Kranji MRT Station which operates daily from 8.30 am to 5.45 pm). The marshland is home to more than 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies. The marshland is divided into two main areas: One open to the public, and a core conservation area limited to visitors who register for guided walks, due to the ecological sensitivity of the area. These guided walks will begin at the end of the month. 

Check out our events calendar for many more ongoing events and series around our bustling little island!