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Weekends at The Artground – 14th & 15th December

Weekends at The Artground – 14th & 15th December

From 4th October 2019 till 22nd March 2020, we present The Curious Sky by Ng Fongyee, a multi-sensory arts space inspired by elements of the weather. We often talk about the weather, but have we ever truly experienced the full spectrum of what it can bring? Come and join us to sing in the rain, dance with the rainbow, hear the thunder rumble or simply look up for the endless possibilities The Curious Sky brings you. Entry into The Artground itself is free and donations are encouraged.

Ticketed Programmes
The Artground occasionally plays host to ticketed performances and workshops. Patrons are required to purchase tickets online if you’d like to attend. (Link provided below)

Drop-in Programmes
This weekend, The Artground is organising a variety of age-specific drop-in programmes that participants will get to enjoy on a first come, first served basis, inside our Whitebox. Each programme will be charged at $10 per parent-child pair, which you can pay in the queue just before the programme starts. There is no registration for these activities as they are first come, first served (unless stated otherwise). An announcement will be made 5 mins before each programme and the first XX number of children in the queue will get to enjoy the programme (XX refers to the age-specified & capacity of the programme, ie Seed Dumplings is for the first 20 children between 2 – 3 years).

Please see schedule below for the programmes this weekend. There will be no need to pre-register on our website for entry into The Artground. Parents and carers will just need to register on our portable tablets on site.

Time: 14th December, Saturday 15th December, Sunday
10.30am Little Green Thumbs – Seed Dumplings by Cultivate Central (2 - 3 years) Baby Beat by Kulcha Pop (8 - 36 months)
11.30am Little Green Thumbs – Yummy Microgreens by Cultivate Central (4 years and up) at The Good Garden Terrific Tales by The Storytelling Centre Ltd - Christmas Fun (3 - 7 years)
11.30am TUG by Stan (18-30 months) (Ticketed Performance) at Whitebox -
2.30pm - Faraway Lands by Asteroid 325 (4 – 6 years)
3.30pm A Tiny Beat by My Piano Room (3 - 5 years) Dance-telling for Kids by Ethos (3 – 7 years)
4.30pm A Perfect Snowman by The Good Giftery (3 years and up) Merry Stockings by Harng (3 years and up)
5.15pm - Anything Goes! by Neo Yan Zong & Keryn Ng (4 years and up)  [Free programme with registration] (Work-in-development - The GroundBreakers)

Programmes are 30 mins and drop-in unless otherwise stated.

Little Green Thumbs – Seed Dumplings by Cultivate Central: Children will get to make their own seed balls with a concoction of clay, compost, coco peat and seeds to form a seed dumpling in their favourite shapes and grow them at home with just a few simple steps.

Little Green Thumbs – Yummy Microgreens by Cultivate CentralIn this workshop, children will create and design their own upcycled pot, and mix their own compost/soil, and bring home their own harvest of microgreens!

TUG by Stan (Ticketed Performance): TUG is a performative play session for children between 18 – 30 months. Using the everyday material of strings and creativity in play to connect individuals and build relationships within each performance.  Each session has a max capacity of 12 parent-child pairs.
Get tickets here

A Tiny Beat by My Piano Room – A sharing of musical concepts and rhythm through music, movement and games for young children.

A Perfect Snowman by The Good Giftery – Come listen to a heartwarming story of how a snowman becomes the most perfect snowman
of all and then make your own little snowman shaker and upcycled accessories!

Baby Beat by Kulcha Pop – A cozy performance of classical music favourites with classic and/or ethnic instruments for the youngest of audiences.

Terrific Tales by The Storytelling Centre Ltd – Christmas Fun: The perfect introduction to the art of storytelling especially for little listeners. Celebrate Christmas with timeless classics! Sing along with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and make snow angels with Frosty the Snowman! Listen to our Young Storyteller tell you all about The Night Before Christmas.

Faraway Lands by Asteroid 325Come create captivating poems with us and experience the magic of performing your own poetry! Each lesson follows a different theme, allowing children to float away into new (and maybe even faraway) worlds, with the help of their imagination.

Dance-telling for Kids by EthosIn this session, children will be introduced to the stories of little Ganesha, the elephant headed God from Indian Mythology followed by dance in a fun play based session. This session involves story-telling, simple dance movements and an art activity led by Soumee De who is an experienced Indian classical dance teacher and performer at Singapore and is the co-founder of Ethos: Exploring the Odissi Spirit.

Merry Stockings by Harng: Express your creativity and create your own Christmas stockings using fabric scraps.

Anything Goes! by Keryn Ng and Neo Yan Zong [Free programme with registration](Work-in-development – The GroundBreakers): We love that Anything and Everything goes. We go from getting stuck on the door, to dancing with the ocean. Listening to scary but funny sounds, to finding shelter from imaginary rain. Waking our sleepy friend, to racing like worms on the floor.
From being audiences, to being performers on stage. Random people and ideas find their way to exist together in this special realm we have created! Do register here.