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Weekend guide (Aug 5 to 6)

Weekend guide (Aug 5 to 6)
Kids can come dressed in red and dance to heart-warming National Day songs during the City Parade as part of Kidzania Singapore's National Day themed activities. Photo: Kidzania Singapore
Published: 7:26 PM, August 4, 2017
Updated: 8:43 PM, August 4, 2017

PLAY AS ONE NATION AT KIDZANIA SINGAPORE
Venue: Kidzania
Address: 31 Beach View
01/08/2017 - 13/08/2017
General admission ticket prices apply
Kidzania has prepared a slew of fun activities for National Day. Kids can dance to heart-warming National Day songs during the City Parade and pledge their wishes for Singapore on the Pledge Wall.

RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA CELEBRATES THE NATION'S 52ND BIRTHDAY
Venue: Resorts World Sentosa
01/08/2017 - 30/09/2017
General admission ticket prices apply
Resorts World Sentosa is offering special promotions to celebrate the nation's 52nd birthday. Starting from Aug 1 to Sep 30, families can head over to Universal Studios Singapore (USS) and enjoy a S$52 discount on a bundle of four adult one-day tickets (USP: S$304) or visit S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark, S$52 for two adults at each attraction.

SCIENCE CENTRE SINGAPORE AND SNOW CITY PROMOTIONS
Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Snow City
29/07/2017 - 30/07/2017
Science Centre Singapore is offering one-for-one entry from Aug 5 to 13. The tickets are only valid for the redemption of an equal value ticket, which means one adult ticket will entitle them to one adult ticket. Science Centre Singapore will be closed on Aug 7 for maintenance works. At Snow City, visitors can enjoy a promotional price of S$5.20 (USP: S$15) for an hour of snow play. The promotion ends on Aug 31.

CIVIC DISTRICT OUTDOOR FESTIVAL
Venue: Various locations around the civic district 
05/08/2017 - 12/08/2017
FREE
The first edition of Civic District Outdoor Festival will see multimedia projections being mapped onto four heritage buildings for the first time over two weekends. Visitors can enjoy multimedia, light and art shows at the National Gallery Singapore and Asian Civilisation Museum. There will also be a art installation of large illuminated inflatable rabbits, the tallest at 7m designed by Tasmanian artist Amanda Parer, and live performances by homegrown musicians Inch Chua and MICappella at Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore. Performances will start from 6pm.

FILMS AT THE FORT
Venue: Fort Canning Park
Address: S$27.80
05/08/2017 - 20/08/2017
S$27
Outdoor festival Films At The Fort returns for its fifth edition from Aug 3 to 20. Catch classic film Thelma and Louise starring American actress Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon on Aug 5 and American biographical drama film Hidden Figures, which was nominated for three Academy Awards, on Aug 6. The film stars Amercian actress Taraji P.Henson, actress-author Octavia Spencer and actress-singer Janelle Monae. Other films include: psychological thriller Get Out on Aug 8 and action comedy film Baywatch on Aug 9.

GIRLPRENUER POP-UP MARKET
Venue: Claymore Connect Mall
Address: 442 Orchard Rd
05/08/2017 - 06/08/2017
FREE
Girlprenuer, a pop-up market supporting women entreprenuers will return for its second edition on Aug 5 and 6. Visitors can expect to shop from 18 brands such as Tallmediumshort's quirky homeware ranging from floor mats to cushions, as well as Singapore-based fashion brand Apparella's ready-to-wear collection of clothing.

HEADS UP: NATIONAL DAY VILLA FIESTA
Venue: Singapore Botanic Garden
09/09/2017 9.00am - 09/08/2017 6.00pm
Admission is free
The inaugural Villa Fiesta, featuring Singapore crafters and brands, will kick off on the nation's birthday on Aug 9. Held at Singapore Botanic Gardens, visitors can expect to shop from 69 year-old Davy Young's ceramic leaf-shaped artworks, Singapore label FIN Crafted Goods Co.'s handcrafted apparels and Hush Candle's handcrafted soy wax candles.

HEADS UP: CELEBRATE AS ONE SPORTING NATION
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
09/09/2017 9.00am - 09/09/2017 9.00pm
Admission is free
Sports Hub has organised a slew of fun activities for everyone this national day. Families can participate in a 52-minute National Day fitness workout of zumba and cardioblast, enjoy stage performances at the National Day Carnival, and have a family picnic while watching a live telecast of the National Day Parade.