Kidults, rejoice! Step into a larger-than-life, jumbo playground where the world of your childhood dreams come alive. Featuring seven of Hasbro’s most popular toys - Transformers, My Little Pony, NERF, MONOPOLY, Cluedo, Baby Alive and Play-Doh - visitors can anticipate tons of fun activities, photos opps, live shows, F&B and merch stalls. Look forward to highlights such as Super Claw (pictured), an oversized human claw machine arcade game, an escape room in the Cluedo Tudor Mansion, as well as the Play-Doh Picnic Party, where even the most terrible chefs can whip up their own pretend picnic spreads using Play-Doh.
Feb 1 to 17, 10am-10pm daily, at Palawan Green Sentosa (adjacent to Beach Station). Admission is free; separate charges for activities apply. More info at www.toyboxsingapore.com.
i Light Singapore 2019
It’s gonna be lit this weekend with the biggest edition of i Light happening this year. It extends from the Singapore River all the way to Fort Canning for the first time, with over 33 light installations and a spectacular multimedia show inspired by Singapore's history and stories including the historic Raffles Terrace at Fort Canning Park. Fans of the annual light up can look forward to highlights such as local music acts, roving performances, movie screenings, as well as guided tours of the historic Fort Canning Hill.
Jan 28 to Feb 24, 7.30pm to 11pm daily with extended hours to 12am on Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is free. More info at www.ilightsingapore.sg.
Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman
Who's ready for a history lesson with a difference? Step into Raffles’s shoes this weekend as you experience the many roles our founding father had played during his time in Singapore. Co-curated with the British Museum showcasing over 240 works, this exclusive exhibition showcases the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Java and the Malay World depicted in Raffles’ The History of Java. It also features the historic Raffles Collection, consisting of mostly Javanese and Sumatran objects from Raffles' personal collection during his time in the region.
Feb 1 - Apr 28, 10am to 7pm daily (to 9pm on Friday), at Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, S179555. Tickets from $12. For more info, visit https://www.acm.org.sg/whats-on/exhibitions/raffles-in-southeast-asia.
Red Dot Design Museum: Human-Nature Exhibition
Can humans ever co-exist with robots? Take a journey to explore how man can excel beyond their natural ability through technology, algorithm, machine learning and big data. Keep yourselves questioning human existence with this assembly of various design works including art work, research concepts and innovative products.
Jan 28 - Sep 30, at various timings, at Red Dot Design Museum, 11 Marina Boulevard, S018940. Admission is free. For more info, visit https://www.museum.red-dot.sg/visit.