13 activities and events to do during the March holidays

March spells holiday time but don’t worry if you are drawing a blank at what holiday activities and easter events to do.  Here’s 13 things that will keep them entertained
easter events for kids
From Easter egg hunts, to tasty brunches and family-friendly activities that enrich the mind – here are a list of school holiday activities and easter events happening in Singapore this month. Give you and your little ones an excuse to bask in the rich atmosphere of this holiday season!
Date: Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th March
Address: I12 Katong, 112 East Coast Road, 428802, Tel: 6636 2112

Junior Chef 2016
Let their culinary skills shine at Junior Chef 2016

Parents World has teamed up with I12 Katong to host its annual Junior Chef 2016 workshops and competition. To register a child for the workshops, running 17th – 19th March, shoppers must spend $50 and registration can be done at the Concierge Counter, on Level 2 at I12 Katong until 16th March. From 17th onwards, registration can be done at the event at the Parents World booth.
Plus, kids can register for the Junior Chef 2016 competition being held on Sunday 20th March. Shoppers must spend $80 to register a child. Registration takes place at the Parents World booth.
For more info, please email info@redtreegroup.org or visit Parents World Junior Chef 2016.
Date: Sunday 27th march, 12:30pm – 2:30pm / 3pm – 5pm
Address: The Kitchen Table, W Singapore, Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, 098374, Tel: 6808 7268
easter events
The Kitchen Table at W Hotel

The Kitchen Table at W Singapore plays host to an Easter Extravaganza on 27th March – a series of activities will take place, plus a delectable spread of international cuisine for both young and old.
Your little ones are invited to join in the Easter eggs hunt, following a variety of fun-filled Easter-themed activities along the way.
Tantalise your tastebuds with Freshly Chucked Oysters with Shallots in Red Wine Vinegar and Lemon, Puerto Rican Style Skirt Steak, 24 hour cooked Spiced Leg of Lamb, Peanut Butter-Banana Pie, Rainbow Push-Up Lollipops and more!
Price: SGD 188++ per pax / SGD 78++ per child (ages 6 – 12)
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Date: 4th – 27th March 2016
Address: Marina Bay, Singapore
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The i Light Marina Bay 2016 is back for the fourth time, nurturing the public about environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient lighting technologies though different installations

Take a leisurely stroll along the Marina Bay and take in the picturesque view while learning more about sustainable lighting technologies. 25 stunning light art installations, a handicraft bazaar, gourmet food market (by ParsaBella from 11th March), Spartan Circuit Challenge and an Uncle Ringo carnival promises a fun-filled day out with your family!
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Date: 10th March – 17th April 2016
Address: Sentosa and HabourFront
The Great Egg-Venture, image by thegreateggventure.com

60 giant easter eggs, carefully hand-painted by local talents from the Affordable Art Fair and students from Temasek Polytechnic Design School, are waiting to be found at Sentosa and Harbourfront!
There are other easter themed activities happening across Sentosa also.

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Date: 12th March, 10am – 7pm
Address: ArtScience Muesum, Marina Bay Sands, Tel: 6688 8826
Light Ball Orchestra
Light Ball Orchestra

Future World is a new permanent exhibition featuring the high-tech world of interactive artworks and digital encounters. A multi-award winning art collective and renowned Japanese engineers and designers showcase their works through a digital world.
The exhibition evolves over time, so you’ll experience something different every time you visit. Immerse yourselves in art, science, magic and metaphor though 15 digital installations.

Price: Family package SGD35 (2 Adults, 2 Children) / Season passes SGD90 (individual), SGD150 (Family)
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Date: 12th – 20th March 2016, 2pm – 6:30pm (weekdays), 10am – 7:45pm (weekends)
Address: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, 018953
Balloon Sculpting & Magic Tricks, image by gardensbythebay.com.sg
Balloon Sculpting & Magic Tricks, image by gardensbythebay.com.sg

Gardens By The Bay plays host to a range of activities and performances throughout the compound –  from balloon sculpting and magic tricks, to a bouncy castle and even craft booths for your kids to get creative.
The entertainment continues with a Children’s Talent Showcase, performances by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and an LED Performance at the Supertree Grove.
Price: Free (except for train rides and food), Flower Dome admission fee applies
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Date: 12th March 2016,  7:30pm – 9:30pm
Address: Vicinity of Swan Lake, Botanic Gardens (Tanglin entrance), 1 Cluny Road, 259569
Schools Out! A Botanic Gardens Movie Series, image by sbg.org.sg
Schools Out! A Botanic Gardens Movie Series, image by sbg.org.sg

Night owls will enjoy this one. Pack a picnic basket and watch a screening of “Hotel Transylvania 2” under the stars at Botanic Gardens. Find out what happens when Dracula opens the Hotel Transylvania’s doors to humans!
Price: Free
Date: 12th March, 9am – 5pm
Address: Hort Park, 33 Hyderabad Road, 119578
Let junior get in touch with nature with this exciting program line-up! From talks and demonstrations, to free garden tours of Hort Park and a Gardener’s Market. The kids can also get hands on with workshops looking at Singapore’s amazing birds and their nests and real pressed flower handicraft.
Price: Fees apply to respective activities
Date: 4th – 31st March 2016, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:15pm (additional shows at 9:45pm and 10:15pm during weekends, eve of PH and PH)
Address: Sentosa Island
Merlion Magic Lights
Merlion Magic Lights

Stand in awe as the Merlion comes alive at Sentosa – a spectacular 3D display of video, light and sounds all though the evening. In support of Earth Hour 2016, the 8:45pm and 9:15pm shows will be cancelled on 19th March.
Price: Free
Date: 26th March 2016, 2pm – 8pm
Address: W Singapore, Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, 098374, Tel: 6808 7268
Eggxotic Summer at W Hotel
Eggxotic Summer at W Hotel

There are 100 eggs submerged in the pool of the W Hotel Singapore this Easter. Put on your swimsuits and dive in to locate the “Eggoxtic” eggs in this aquatic themed egg hunt. Be warned, some of the eggs will float and some will sink! Grab one quick!
Price: SGD 38 (includes 1 drink)
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Read more: 5 nature-inspired things to do with the kids
Date: 12th, 13th, 19th, 26th, 27th March 2016, 4pm – 10:30pm (dependant on location)
Chingay 2016 @ Heartlands, image by chingay.org.sg
Chingay 2016 @ Heartlands, image by chingay.org.sg

The following neighbourhoods are taking part: Aljunied GRC, Tanjong Pagar GRC, Hong Kah North SMC, Nee Soon GRC (Central), Sembawang GRC, Jalan Besar GRC
Price: Free
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Date: 12th & 13th March 2016, 12pm – 8pm
Address: Big Box Singapore (Exhibition Hall Level 3), 1 Venture Avenue, 608521
Enrich your child’s minds with a fun-filled weekend of games, workshops and performances. Featuring activities in art, music, reading, swimming, language, math, EQ development, brain training and more!
Price: Free
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Date: 12th – 19th March 2016, 2 – 8pm
Address: Merlion Plaza, Sentosa
Sentosa KidZ Flea 2016, image by sentosa.com.sg
Sentosa KidZ Flea 2016, image by sentosa.com.sg

This is the chance for your little ones (7-12 years old) to become PLAY-trepreneurs, let them learn about the fun of business and being their very own boss at the award-winning Sentosa KidZ Flea over the holidays.
From setting up and managing a stall, to selling new/pre-loved items, they get the opportunity to learn about empathy and compassion by donating part of his/her proceeds to charity.
Register here and reserve a booth.
Packages: The Weekend Boss (SGD40 per day), The Weekday Boss (SGD28 per day), The Small Business (SGD60++), The Big Boss (SGD160)
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