1. Farmers and Artisan Market at D'Kranji Farm Resort
What: This monthly affair at D’Kranji Farm Resort will light the curious spark in your little ones. Not only do they sell fresh and artisanal products, the vendors will be more than happy to let you try some first hand and share cooking tips with you. There are also farm tours and workshops available at the resort.
What: Experience a multi-cultural extravaganza at the Aliwal Arts Centre. The flea market is carefully curated by the Local People that showcases local designers and artists. From 5pm, The Sarong Party will make its way through Kampong Glam with various acts and performance throughout the neighbourhood.
What: Aimed for older children, this festival focuses on celebrating local productions by teenagers and young adults. Whether you’re watching the play or participating in workshops, there is something for everyone. Bring the entire family and support the cause.
What: If your kids love seafood, show them a fun day (or night) of prawning. Hai Bin Punggol at Tebing Lane is open 24 hours and is a great spot to have a relaxing time. At $18 per rod per hour, you can a relatively cheap bonding activity for the family.
What: When Sunday park visits just doesn’t do it anymore, strap up your trekking shoes and spend the day at the Kranji marshes. The 140 acres of wildlife will definitely give you a breath of fresh air. There is the Raptor tower which provides a greater vantage point perfect for bird-watching.
What: Succumb to the Pokemon craze that has washed ashore recently. Bring your children to Pokemon reality for a weekend brunch. The café at Bugis Junction is decked out with Pokemon paraphernalia and food, from Pikachu pancakes to Pokeball Bolognese. Quick, before it ends on 10th August 2016.
What: The Istana opens its premises once again and this time, to celebrate Singapore turning 51. With so many art and heritage activities dotted all over the The Istana, the Art event is something to look forward to. Also, all activities are free. Bring along refreshment and a mat for a nice picnic there.
What: Join free phonics and reading workshops to celebrate Singapore’s first National Reading Day. You and your kids can also indulge in a storytelling marathon read to you by international storyteller. Don’t worry, the event is happening nation-wide at various neighbourhood libraries.