Singapore’s 51st Birthday Day falls on 9 August 2016 and we wish all Singaporeans a Happy National Day. We list down the family activities, events and happening this weekend, National Day and in the month of August 2016 in Singapore.

August Family Activities 2016

For other up coming events, visit Events in Singapore.

Note: All details are correct as at time of publish. Readers are advised to check with the various event organisers for the most updated schedules.

1. The Three Little Pigs Musical
Having huffed, puffed and blown its way around the world, we are thrilled to welcome The Three Little Pigs home to Singapore where the journey first started!

Date: 4 August to 16 September 2016
Venue: KC Arts Centre – The Home of SRT
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Charges apply
For more information, visit The Three Little Pigs Musical

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2. Annie Musical
Inspired by the famous comic strip Little Orphan Annie which first ran in the New York News in 1924, this uplifting rags-to-riches story of plucky young Annie’s journey from the hard-knock New York orphanage to the luxurious home of billionaire businessman Oliver Warbucks.

Date: 24 August to 11 September 2016
Venue: MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Charges apply.
For more information, visit Annie Musical

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3. I Can Read AMK
Activities include ‘Draw an Icon’ competition and Free Takara Tomy Mario Kart 7 Racing eraser worth $10 when you RSVP today!

Date: 27 to 28 August 2016
Venue: Blk 728 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 #01-4216 S560728
Time: 9am to 6pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit I Can Read AMK

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4. Thomas & Friends: The Great Race
Get ready, get set, GO! The race is on for Thomas & Friends™ in this action-packed musical adventure! Exclusively at GV cinemas.

Date: From 11 August 2016
Venue: Golden Village cinemas
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Charges apply
For more information, visit Thomas & Friends: The Great Race

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5. Hasbro Toys & Games Warehouse Sale
Not keen on wandering aimlessly with your children’s noses buried in their mobile devices? Bring imagination back into playtime with the wide range of Hasbro’s most popular toys and games! Enjoy huge discounts on favourite items from My Little Pony, Play-Doh, Transformers, NERF, Monopoly and many more. Expect fantastic deals of up to 70% off regular prices on your favourite brands!

Date: 26 to 28 August 2016
Venue: Bishan Community Club
Time: 10am to 6pm (Fri-Sat) | 10am to 2pm (Sun)
For more information, visit Hasbro Toys & Games Warehouse Sale

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6. Genius R Us
This August, Genius R Us will be celebrating our nation’s birthday with some yummy Singapore-inspired treats.

Date: 1 to 31 August 2016
Venue: City Square Mall | Westgate
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Charges apply
For more information, visit Genius R Us Programme Schedules

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7. Singapore Night Festival 2016
The iconic Singapore Night Festival celebrates the passion of creation with this year’s theme, Inventions and Innovation.

Date: 19 & 20 and 26 & 27 August 2016
Venue: Bras Basah | Bugis
Time: 7.30pm to 2am
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Singapore Night Festival

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8. Celebrate National Day at National Gallery Singapore
Free entry into all of Gallery’s exhibitions, it is the perfect opportunity to learn about Singapore’s heritage from an artistic point of view this National Day.

Date: 5 to 29 August 2016
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Celebrate National Day at Gallery

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9. Lantern Painting Competition 灯笼彩绘比赛
The annual Lantern Painting Competition will see 500 children and students aged below 16 from all over Singapore gather to compete for the most creative lantern of the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations 2016!

Date: 28 August 2016
Venue: Chinatown Point
Time: 9am – 12pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Lantern Painting Competition

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10. Picnic Under the Planets
Grab your picnic baskets this 27th August for a night to remember! Witness the conjunction of Venus and Jupiter and watch as the two planets come close to each other, in the same telescopic view. This will be followed by the viewing of the planet Saturn.

Date: 27 August 2016
Venue: Science Centre Singapore (Lakeside at Omni Theatre)
Time: 7pm onwards
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Picnic Under the Planets

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11. Little Star Musical
Follow Little Star’s adventures as she discovers the joy of friends, home and family. Visual, interactive. For 2 to 6 year-olds.

Date: 17 August to 11 September 2016
Venue: Drama Alliance Française Theatre
Time: Various Timings
Admission: Charges Apply
For more information, visit Little Star Musical

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Events that are already over.

My Gym @Buona Vista Playgroup Open House
Come join My Gym @ Buona Vista in our Open House on 14th Aug 2016 (Sun) at 5.30pm and experience why so many parents trust us in nurturing their children.

Date: 14 August 2016
Venue: Rochester Mall
Time: 5.30pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit My Gym @Buona Vista Playgroup Open House

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PlayLah! SG
PlayLAH! Let’s celebrate! at Singapore EXPO creates an opportunity for families to bond and communities to engage through a fun playground of themed activities and entertainment for all. Pre-registration closes on 5th August, 6 6pm or register on-site.

Date: 6 to 9 August 2016
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5
Time: 12pm to 9pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit PlayLah! SG

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Music Oasis 2016 – A Nation Celebrates
Celebrate national day with Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) at Botanic Gardens with your family and friends. Enjoy an evening of great music of local composers’ compositions with a national theme.

Date: 6 August 2016
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Music Oasis 2016

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Families For Life National Day Picnic
In conjunction with Singapore’s 51st birthday this August, Families for Life will be organizing a National Day edition picnic this 6 August 2016 at Marina Barrage.

Date: 6 August 2016
Venue: Marina Barrage
Time: 5pm to 9.30pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Families For Life National Day Picnic

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SSO Classics in the Park
As part of the SSO Classics in the Park series, join Associate Conductor Joshua Tan and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for an evening of beautiful music from well-loved Broadway hits and classical favourites.

Date: 7 August 2016
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit SSO Classics in the Park

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National Day Celebrations at GBTB
Come celebrate our nation’s 51st birthday at Gardens by the Bay! You can choose to get active and sweat it out with our exciting lifestyle programmes, or relax with your families and loved ones while the SAF Central Band plays familiar patriotic tunes.

Date: 7 August 2016
Venue: Supertree Grove Lawn
Time: 4pm to 7.30pm
Admission: Free

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UP Concert
Join us for an evening of music, friendship and fun on 13 August! UP or Unity & Peace Concert is a communal picnic concert organised by a group of ordinary people who wants to make the little difference.

Date: 13 August 2016
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit UP Concert

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One-north Festival
A celebration of research, creativity, innovation and enterprise from Singapore’s hub of innovation and science. Take part in interactive demonstrations, talks, hands-on workshops, tours and more.

Date: 5 to 6 August 2016
Venue: Fusionopolis
Time: 11am to 6pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Singapore Science Festival

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Opera at Twilight 2016
The Opera at Twilight concert is the Singapore Pocket Opera Theatre’s musical gift to the community. Featuring some of Singapore’s homegrown talents, this free community event aims to bring the opera experience to people from all walks of life.

Date: 20 August 2016
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Opera at Twilight

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Esplanade Festival Village
Come on down to the Esplanade Waterfront and experience the hustle and bustle of the Esplanade Festival Village from 5 – 9 August 2016, which features over 50 stalls selling delicious treats, artisanal and other specialty goods.

Date: 5 to 9 August 2016
Venue: Esplanade Waterfront
Time: 5 & 8 Aug 2016 : 3pm – 10pm | 6, 7 & 9 Aug 2016 : 12pm – 10pm
Admission: Free

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Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber
Let’s Lepak at Mount Faber festivities kick off on 6 Aug with high energy workout sessions, fun-filled family friendly workshops, performances and nostalgic interactive games!

Date: 6 August 2016
Venue: Mount Faber Loop
Time: 4pm to 7pm
Admission: Free

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Tanjong Pagar Railway Station
To celebrate National Day at TPRS, SLA will put on display a selection of photos from the recently concluded SLA Photo Contest, Celebrating Places and Memories.

Date: 9 August 2016
Venue: Tanjong Pagar Railway Station
Time: 9am to 6pm
Admission: Free
For more information, visit Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

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Sentosa Celebrates Singapore’s National Day 2016
Catch Singapore’s Stars, Magical Lights, special deals & more as Sentosa Celebrates National Day 2016.

Date: 1 to 28 August 2016
Venue: Sentosa Singapore
Time: Various Timings
For more information, visit Sentosa Celebrates Singapore’s National Day 2016

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Free Entry to Science Centre
Enjoy free admission to Science Centre (only for Singaporeans & PRs). Admission charges to other gated exhibitions and attractions apply.

Date: 9 August 2016
Venue: Science Centre Singapore
Time: 9am to 6pm
Admission: Free for Singaporeans & PRs
For more information, visit Science Centre Free Admission

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Chiltern House Preschool Open House
You are invited to our Open House on 13 August 2016. Waiver of $200 registration fee*

Date: 13 August 2016
Venue: East Coast | Forum | Mountbatten | Thomson | Turf Club
Time: 9am to 4pm
For more information, visit Chiltern House Preschool Open House

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