There’s always something fresh and fun to do, see, and eat on our little red dot every month. From the latest playgrounds and pop-up events to world-class stage productions and new family-friendly menus, there’s plenty to keep you and the kids engaged. We’ve even included some exciting ideas for those #stayhome days. Read on to find out what’s happening this fabulous February!
GO & SEE
Deep Sea at The Artground
Yes, The Artground – A Curious Place To Be for newborns to nine-year-olds to experience all kinds of art is back! It’s welcome news, especially with so many kid-centric spots closing for good, no thanks to COVID-19. It reopens with Deep Sea, a new exploration space by artist Wu Yanrong. Pre-book your timeslot before you dive into the depths of this immersive abyss.
Free admission; more details here
STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition
Ever wondered if you’re truly a Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker deep down inside? Here’s your chance to find out! While gaping in awe at over 200 authentic props, models, costumes, and artwork from the original films, embark on an interactive quest to discover your personal identity in the Star Wars galaxy. STAR WARS™ Identities runs from 30 January to 13 June at ArtScience Museum.
Tickets from $20; more details here
Wild Rice presents The Amazing Celestial Race
Do the kids know why we’re about to usher in the Year of the Ox? Then take them to this rambunctious musical inspired by the legendary competition at the heart of the Chinese zodiac. It’s the perfect combination of heartwarming original songs and hilarious comedy for anyone from 5 to 95. The Amazing Celestial Race runs from 19 February to 21 March at Wild Rice @ Funan.
Tickets from $40; more details here
EAT & SHOP
Trying to eat more healthily and sustainably, but not sure how to start? Drop by the new plant-based dining and grocery concept store that’s a world’s first. Must-tries at the café include Meat Lovers Pizza, Hainanese Trick’en Rice, Omni Luncheon Fries, and K-Dog. If even the kids are fooled, pick from over 50 plant-based products to try cooking at home too!
Visit Green Common at #01-169/170 VivoCity
Three Buns by Potato Head
The family-friendly restaurant down at Robertson Quay recently launched a new brunch menu that’s love! We highly recommend The Whole She Bangs that’s got everything including the oh-so-yummy Dingley Dell black beer and treacle bacon. The kids will love the range of Griddle Cakes and the Peanut Butter Coco Gang frozen smoothie.
Available at Three Buns on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm
Brioche N°1 by Tiong Bahru Bakery
A fan of those buttery croissants and kouign ammans? Now you can bring those delicious bakery aromas into your home with Brioche N°1. It’s a first-of-its-kind, made-in-Singapore, limited-edition, brioche-inspired… hand wash! Spend at least $35 at Tiong Bahru Bakery via Deliveroo from 29 January to 12 February to receive a complimentary bottle, while stocks last.
Paper-cutting Decorative Light Box Online Workshop
Bond with your kiddo while creating your own light art inspired by the traditional Chinese art of paper-cutting. The online workshop premieres on 19 February, with craft materials delivered to you beforehand. Recommended for children ages 6 to 12 years, this programme is part of Huayi 2021: Chinese Festival of Arts presented by Esplanade.
$18 per set; more details here
Chengdu Panda Breeding Centre Live Interactive Tour
From 1 to 28 February, book yourselves a live interactive tour to meet adorable baby pandas. It’s streamed live at 12.30pm daily from one of China’s most popular tourist attractions. Each ticket allows up to 10 participants, so gather the fam — it’s almost like being there in person! Part of a special LiveUp x Sistic Showcase, LiveUp members enjoy 10% off.
$159.60 for up to 10 persons; more details here
Featured image: The Artground