Five things to do over the weekend of May 4-6

This Saturday, explore the new-generation technologies that Global Indian International School (GIIS) has in store for its students at their upcoming SMART campus.

Besides that, the myriad of leisure activities over this weekend is sure to keep you busy! Whether it is keeping fit with a Star Wars themed run, spending an afternoon with the underwater wonders or if you are new to Singapore, have relocated with family and looking for a school this weekend is offering a bunch of assorted activities.

Here is our list of top five picks:

1. Discover next-gen learning at GIIS

Photo courtesy: GIIS
Photo courtesy: GIIS

How exactly does a SMART campus look like, and how is technology revolutionalising learning in schools? Global Indian International School (GIIS) is inviting you to its East Coast campus to experience the wonders that digital technologies can bring to your child's education. 

Take the opportunity to meet the GIIS team, talk to parent and student ambassadors, and learn how the new SMART campus! What's more, take S$8 off a GRAB ride to the Open house venue by filling the RSVP form here

When: May 5
Where: GIIS East Coast Campus
Entry: Free

2. Star Wars Run 

Photo courtesy: Star Wars Run
Photo courtesy: Star Wars Run

“The dark side and the light side of the Force. Choose your Side. Run. It is your destiny.”

Join in the second edition of STAR WARS RUN in Singapore where fans, families and run enthusiasts can look forward to a night filled with all things STAR WARS.

When: May 5
Where: F1 Pit Building
​Entry: S$70-85

3. Symbols and Scripts: The Language of Craft

Photo courtesy: IHC
Photo courtesy: IHC

The Indian Heritage Centre's Symbols and Scripts - The Language of Craft exhibition seeks to showcase the rich and diverse material heritage of the manifold Indian communities.

It emphasises the use of symbolism and scripts in craft objects and interprets such symbols and scripts both in the Indian tradition as well as in the Singapore Indian context.

When: May 4-6
Where: Indian Heritage Centre
​Entry: Free-S$6

4. The Ground: From the land to the sea

Photo courtesy: NTU CCA
Photo courtesy: NTU CCA

This is the first solo exhibition in Southeast Asia by sound artist and composer Tarek Atoui. The Ground: From the Land to the Sea explores the sounds of underwater environments, the Jurong Fishery Port, on an oil tanker, and along the Singapore shores.

When: May 4-6
Where: Gillman Barracks
​Entry: Free

5. Immerse in the world of National Geographic Ocean Wonders

Photo courtesy: RWS
Photo courtesy: RWS

Visit National Geographic’s first Ocean Record Breakers exhibition in the world and learn to take Insta-worthy images of animals like the Sand Tiger Shark, Poison Arrow Frog and Seahorse – even without a fancy underwater camera! Kids are in for an amazing time at the maritime workshops (ideal for kids aged 7 – 12). Let learning come alive as kids immerse in interactive edutainment through fun, hands-on activities. 

When: May 4-6
Where: Resorts World Sentosa
​Entry: S$41

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