Haze-free Halloween: 8 things to do this weekend

 Divers carving pumpkins in the Open Ocean Habitat at S.E.A Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa.
Divers carving pumpkins in the Open Ocean Habitat at S.E.A Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa.PHOTO: RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA

SINGAPORE - It's hopefully the first haze-free weekend in weeks, and Halloween to boot.

Got nothing planned yet? Here are eight things happening this weekend:

SEA HORRORS

Divers at the S.E.A. Aquarium dressed in skeleton suits are carving Halloween lanterns in the Open Ocean Habitat on weekends.

Where: S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa

When: Weekend pumpkin-carving sessions are at 1 and 4pm.

Admission: $32 for adults, $22 for children aged four and 12, and senior citizens aged 60 and above. For Singapore residents, $28 for adults, $15 for children and senior citizens

Info: www.rwsentosa.com

SCARE THE KIDS (OR NOT)


The Science Centre Singapore. PHOTO: ST FILE 

Plucky teens can encounter popular horror characters such as the Grim Reaper, Sadako and Chucky on the Halloween Haunted trail, while younger ones can indulge in some trick-or-treating on the Not So Creepy? trail.

Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road

When: Oct 31, 7 to 11pm for trails, 1 and 4pm on Oct 31 for Journey Into Monsterhood show

Admission: $25 for adults, $20 for children aged three to 12 (includes entry to the Science Centre and year-end Blockbuster Exhibition). Entry to Journey into Monsterhood show is $2

Info: www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/halloween.aspx

SKATE WITH A WITCH


Children dressed up for Halloween at The Rink at JCube. PHOTO: THE RINK AT JCUBE

Glide through a foggy maze on ice and come face-to-face with a 5m-tall witch at The Rink. Newbies to skating can sign up for a free lesson during the Halloween period.

Fright fiends can get their scary fix in the Toy Maker's Maze at JCube.

Where: Level 3 The Rink, JCube or Level 4 JCube for Toy Maker's Maze, 2 Jurong East Central 1

When: Oct 31, 10.30am to 11.45pm. Toy Maker's Maze is until Nov 8, 6 to 11pm

Admission: $23 for a two-hour session, skate boots rental included. Entry to the Toy Maker's Maze is free with purchase of The Rink's Halloween ticket. Otherwise, it is $5 to enter.

Info: www.therink.sg/happenings

WATCH A SPOOKY MOVIE


Actors performing a scene in the musical Rocky Horror Show. PHOTO: MEDIACORP VIZPRO INTERNATIONAL

The Projector will hold a special screening of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), as well as an after-party where guests are encouraged to take inspiration from the film and come dressed in their trashiest.

Where: Level 5 The Projector, Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road

When: Films start from 6.50pm. The Rocky Horror Experience starts from 10.30pm

Admission: Entry by donation at the door. $25 for the after-party.

Info: theprojector.sg

Not into horror? Here are four non-Halloween events.

DANCE TO AARON KWOK'S GREATEST HITS


Aaron Kwok in concert. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER

Get ready for a show with special 3D effects, groovy costumes, dance moves and, of course, a repertoire of Mandarin and Cantonese hit songs from Hong Kong singer-actor Aaron Kwok.

Where: Marina Bay Sands, Sands Grand Ballroom

When: Oct 31, 8pm

Admission: $68 to $480

Info: www.marinabaysands.com/ticketing

CHECK OUT THE LATEST CIRQUE DU SOLEIL SHOW


A dancer from the Cirque Du Soleil circus troop performing with hoops during a media preview of the show Totem held in Singapore on Oct 27, 2015. PHOTO: EPA

Totem is a Darwinian-inspired piece about the evolution of man from amphibian to flight. For the audience, it's about watching the artists soar under the signature blue and yellow swirled chapiteau tents of Cirque.

Where: Under the Big Top , next to Marina Bay Sands

When: Till Dec 6, Tuesday to Sunday, various times

Admission: From $98, from Sistic

Info: Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555

GET ARTY BY THE SINGAPORE RIVER


An illuminated mesh sculpture of a man, pictured against the Victoria Theatre, is part of the installation Les Voyageurs by French artist Cedric Le Borgne that is on display at the Singapore River Nights festival, on Oct 21, 2015. PHOTO: EPA

It's the last weekend of the River Nights 2015. Have fun at a creative playground filled with spectacular performances, and catch magical art installations and light shows at Empress Place and Boat Quay.

Where: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place

When: Till Sunday (Nov 1), 7-11pm

Admission: Free

Info: www.acm.org.sg

LITERATURE ON THE RIVER


Playwright Verena Tay. PHOTO: VERENA TAY

Listen to Singapore poems and prose excerpts curated by playwright Verena Tay while taking a bumboat ride around the Singapore River and Marina Bay.

Where: River Explorer Stand, UOB Centre Embarkation Point

When: 31 Oct, 7.30- 9pm

Admission: Tickets are at $18 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets available at the Singapore River Explorer ticketing booth located at Raffles Place Jetty from 19 October.

Info: www.singaporewritersfestival.com