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How would “forever four-year-old” Abbie Cadabby interpret Ed Sheeran’s famous song, Shape of You?

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How would “forever four-year-old” Abbie Cadabby interpret Ed Sheeran’s famous song, Shape of You? To hilarious effect that will entertain both kids and adults! The act is part of a brand new show titled Elmo’s TV Time at the Pantages Hollywood Theater in Universal Studios Singapore.

Sit in air-conditioned comfort and enjoy almost 20 minutes of song and dance by the endearing Sesame Street characters as they pit themselves against one another in a talent competition. The original production is available yearround and is free, but usual admission fees to the theme park apply. Refer to the daily schedule for showtimes. Visit www.rwsentosa.com.

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Can you eat clean at a buffet? Ash & Elm’s new Sunday Champagne Brunch comes close. Besides the usual buffet line-up, you get to choose from nine petit plates prepared a la minute.

They incorporate seasonal produce, from Belgian endives to rhubarb to sweet French beans, and the dishes are a refreshing break from heavy Western cuisine.

It’s available every Sunday from noon to 3pm. Adults pay $138 (with unlimited Taittinger Brut Champagne, house wines, Bloody Mary cocktails, soft drinks, juices and coffee or tea) or $98 without the champagne and house wines. Kids pay $48; prices are before the service charge and taxes. Visit www.AshAndElm.sg or call 6825-1008.

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Jam out to live music at Rockestra, the latest edition of Npark’s Concert Series in the Park. Take your little ones down to Angsana Green at East Coast Park on April 7. You’ll get to enjoy a night of contemporary pop rock music from 6.30pm until late. Admission is free. Visit www.nparks.gov.sg/concertseries.

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If you’d rather have your Easter goodies at home, order some from Pan Pacific’s Pacific Marketplace. You must try its signature Traditional Hot Cross Buns ($12 for four) and don’t miss out on new treats such as Egg-Chanted Black Forest Entrement ($58 for 1kg), Pink Rabbit Plush Chocolate ($28) and more.

They’re available from now until April 1. Enjoy a 15 per cent discount if you place your order by March 18; order at least three days in advance. Call 6826-8240 or e-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com.

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Want a dining experience with a view? Check out Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, which is located on the 22nd floor of this new hotel.

The main highlight of its Easter brunch buffet is the Surf & Turf: Lobster thermidor and succulent roast beef with a choice of black pepper sauce or truffle hollandaise.

Park your little ones at the supervised kids’ corner, where they will have a blast painting eggs, watching TV cartoons and taking part in a basket making competition. It’s available on April 1 from noon to 3pm. Adults pay $68++ and kids aged six to 12 pay $34++. Add $28++ for free-flow of house pour red and white wines, prosecco and soft drinks. Visit www.tinyurl.com/courtyard-bymarriott-sky-22.

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With over 70 Western and Asian delicacies, Mariott Cafe at Singapore Mariott Tang Plaza Hotel may have one of the most extravagant Easter Sunday buffets around.

The cafe will be transformed into an Easter wonderland, and you can look forward to an afternoon of entertainment and mouthwatering dishes, such as freshly shucked lobsters, seared duck foie gras with red onion marmalade and bagna cauda, pork saddle with prunes and pancetta stuffing, Thai duck curry, and more.

And what’s Easter without some sweet treats? You’ll be spoilt for choice at the dessert station, with irresistible goodies like hot cross bun pudding and carrot cake trifle.

The Easter Merriment Sunday lunch buffet is available on April 1 from noon to 2.30pm. It’s priced at $88++ per adult and $44++ per child, with free flow of milkshakes and chilled juices. Adults can get free flow of sparkling wine, red and white wines, beer and soft drinks at an additional $10++ per person. Visit www.singaporemarriott.com.

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Meat-lovers, make a beeline for the buffet line-up at Sear’s grilled Easter brunch. It is the first steakhouse in Singapore to master the art of grilling using a Pira grilled charcoal oven, so you can look forward to dishes such as grilled foie gras bruschetta and smoked BBQ ribs.

Your little ones will have a blast picking toppings and creating their own meal at the bruschetta bar, and indulging in the chocolate-themed dessert station. There’s also an Easter egg colouring competition to keep your kids occupied as they munch. It’s available on April 1 from noon to 3.30pm.

Adults pay at $88++ (or $68++ if you book by March 29). There’s also a Little Easter Bunny Menu for five- to 12-year-olds priced at $35++ including free flow juices and soft drinks. Visit www.tinyurl.com/SEARSteakhouse.