Happening: Films

NATURE

What's In My Sky?

Learn to identify the different species of birds that pass through Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve or make it their home.

WHERE: Meet at Information Counter, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: Oct 10, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg/events

Celebrations Of Chrysanthemums Floral Display

This display is the fifth of six chapters in Gardens by the Bay's storytelling journey this year.

The chrysanthemum is used in traditional Chinese art to depict autumn.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Nov 10, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free (admission charges to Cooled Conservatories apply) TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


CONTESTS

Readers' Choice Awards

From now till Oct 31, vote for your favourite local books and authors and you may win gift vouchers and a one-year Popular card.

INFO: ao.popular.com.sg/readerschoice


TOURS

Architours

Join these guided tours to learn about local design and architecture. Presented by Singapore Institute of Architects and co-curated with The Architectural Society of the National University of Singapore.

WHERE: 79 & 81 Neil Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, various locations & timings ADMISSION: $50 (adult); $42 (student) TEL: 6735-5932 INFO: www.archifest.sg/2015/architours.html

Sculpture Trail Guided Tour

Find out the stories behind some of the sculptures in Fort Canning Park.

WHERE: Meet at the bottom of the escalator next to National Museum Singapore MRT: Bras Basah/Dhoby Ghaut/City Hall WHEN: Oct 17, 3.30 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Registration closes tomorrow or when registration is full. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events


PETS

CAS Animals' Day Out

Hundreds of dogs and their owners will be on the streets of Singapore with donation tins in aid of street and shelter animals. A mini carnival will be held at School of the Arts, where Causes for Animals (Singapore) will hold an adoption drive.

WHERE: Dhoby Ghaut, Dover, Tampines & Ang Mo Kio MRT: Various WHEN: Oct 11, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.causesforanimals.com


KIDS

Children's Day Drama Workshops

Based on the quirky works of Shel Silverstein, these workshops for children aged three to 12 will explore everyday scenarios.

WHERE: Act 3 Drama Academy, One-Two-Six Cairnhill Arts Centre, 126 Cairnhill Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Oct 9, 10am - noon or 3.30 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $60 a child TEL: 6735-9986 INFO: www.act3international.com.sg

Music Theory Comes Alive! - Workshop

This workshop will introduce children to the fundamentals of music knowledge and piano construction. They will get two copies of piano teacher and author Dorothy Chia'smusic theory books.

WHERE: Steinway Serenade, B1-07 Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Oct 9, 3 - 5pm ADMISSION: $135 each parent-child pair TEL: 6838-0525 INFO: Each child has to be accompanied by a parent. Go to www.steinway-gallery.com.sg

We Build This City - Children's Craft Workshops

In celebration of Children's Day on Oct 9, free workshops will be conducted for kids to build miniature models of imaginative cities.

WHERE: 79 Neil Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Oct 9 & 10, 3 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6735-5932 INFO: www.archifest.sg


OTHERS

Home & Decor Fair 2015

Check out the latest trends in interior design, soft furnishings and household products at this fair and enjoy exclusive offers, subscription gifts and a shoppers' lucky draw worth $7,250.

Organised by SPH Magazines.

WHERE: Marina Square Central Atrium, 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today - Sun, 11am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.homeanddecor.com.sg/fair15

Blissful Outdoor Wedding Show

More than 50 merchants including bridal boutiques, wedding venues, photographers and videographers will be taking part in this show.

WHERE: Dhoby Ghaut Green, adjacent to Dhoby Ghaut MRT station, Exit B MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Today - Sun, noon - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6345-8748 INFO: www.bows.sg

Halloween Horror Nights 5

The event, which will run over five weekends at Universal Studios Singapore, will feature four haunted houses and three immersive scare zones. Highlights include a new chapter of True Singapore Ghost Stories inspired by horror stories on the train, an epidemic-stricken HDB block and a hell house featuring paper effigies.

WHERE: Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Today & tomorrow, Oct 9, 11, 18, 25 & 29, 7.30pm - 12.30am; Oct 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31, 7.30pm - 1.30am ADMISSION: $68 TEL: 6577-8899 INFO: www.halloweenhorrornights.com.sg

World Heart Day 2015 by Singapore Heart Foundation

Find out how effortless it is to make sustainable lifestyle choices to reduce the risk of heart disease or stroke at this exhibition.

WHERE: Open field beside Choa Chu Kang MRT MRT: Choa Chu Kang WHEN: Tomorrow, 8am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free (there will be charges for some activities) INFO: Pre-registration is required. Call 6354-9369/ 6354-9335 or e-mail worldheartday@heart.org.sg

The Fostering Services Roadshow

Find out more about the Ministry of Social and Family Development's fostering scheme and how participants can help change the lives of children under the scheme.

WHERE: Toa Payoh HDB Atrium (near Burger King), 460 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6355-5000 INFO: app.msf.gov.sg/fostering

Singapore Co-operative Journey Wall

The Singapore Co-operative Movement celebrates its 90th anniversary this year with an exhibition by the Singapore National Co-operative Federation featuring milestones of the movement since 1925.

WHERE: Jurong Regional Library, Sky Bridge, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Nov 2 - 31, 10am - 9pm WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Public Library, 4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Dec 1 - 31, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6602-0747 INFO: www.sncf.org.sg


LAST CALL

A Swirl Of A Time - Romulo Olazo Solo Exhibition

The work of the late Romulo Olazo, called one of the most outstanding Filipino contemporary artists, is featured in this exhibition.

WHERE: Ion Art Gallery, Level 4, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till tomorrow, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6238-8228 INFO: www.ionorchard.com

Unfounded Predictions: Sun Xun Solo Exhibition

Features 56 works created between 2012 and last year.

Sun will paint live at the exhibition.

WHERE: ShanghArt Singapore, 02-22 Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6734-9537 INFO: www.shanghartsingapore.com

Saturday Night Fever

A musical featuring the popular Bee Gees soundtrack and packed with slick dance moves, bell-bottom jeans and the band's 1970s songs, including Stayin' Alive.

WHERE: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Sun, 8pm, 2 & 8pm (tomorrow), 1 & 6pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $99 - $179 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Singapore STories: Then, Now, Tomorrow

As part of its 170th anniversary, The Straits Times has collaborated with the ArtScience Museum to present this exhibition that chronicles Singapore's development through images and stories.

It features front-page stories, headlines and photographs that capture pivotal moments in the nation's history.

At the closing weekend, there are guided tours led by two co-curators - ST's arts correspondent Huang Lijie and the museum's project manager Julia Vasko at 11.30am and 5pm each day.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 6 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/ArtScienceMuseum

Liang Zhu Charity Concert

In this concert organised by the NUS Business School and Chinese Music Academy, maestro He Zhanhao will lead a multiracial youth orchestra from the academy, featuring rearrangements of traditional music and melodious fusion of East and West music.

WHERE: Singapore Conference Hall Level 1, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21, $54 & $104 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets at www.sistic.com.sg. Donations will be channelled to the NUS Business School Student Global Experience Fund

Compiled by Callyn Chow & Chris Tan

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 02, 2015, with the headline 'Happening: Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe