Happenings - Films

NATURE

Lilytopia Floral Display This is a retro-inspired display of lilies recalling the era of psychedelic music and Flower Power.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Flower Dome MRT: Bayfront WHEN: June 3 - July 10, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Usual charges to Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


TOURS

The Parliament In Singapore History Tours

Learn about the pivotal role of the Old Parliament House in the early years of Singapore's development. The first tour of the day starts at 11am. Suitable for families with children aged under 10.

WHERE: 1 Old Parliament Lane (meet at the entrance of The Arts House five minutes before the tour starts) MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 11am & 1pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-6900 INFO: theartshouse.sg


KIDS

United Square - Powerpuff Girls Summer Fun Event

To celebrate the return of its popular hit series, Cartoon Network will be hosting a three-day Powerpuff Girl-themed family event at United Square featuring activities such as stage performances and games.

WHERE: United Square, 101 Thomson Road MRT: Novena WHEN: Today - Sun, noon - 8pm; Meet & Greet: 6pm (today); noon, 4 & 7pm (tomorrow & Sun) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6251-5885 INFO: www.facebook.com/asia.cartoonnetwork

Imagine | Native - Creative Fest For Kids!

At this marine-theme educational fair, listen to authors tell stories and attend their talks and writing workshops as well as watch illustrators demonstrate their craft. Also, get your kids' creative juices flowing with art jamming.

WHERE: S.E.A Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Maritime Experiential Museum, Basement 1 MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Today - June 12, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: One-day adult pass: $5 (inclusive of one $5 Imagine | Native voucher), one-day child pass (aged four - 12): $3 (inclusive of one free goodie bag worth $25) TEL: 6577-8888

All On A Summer's Day - Act 3i Festival For Children

All On A Summer's Day is a companion piece to Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Giving young people a taste of Shakespeare, the story is about the Little Indian Prince, who meets the Shoemaker's daughter.

WHERE: Drama Centre Visitors Centre, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Level 5 MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Till tomorrow, 10am & 3pm (today), 10.30am (tomorrow) ADMISSION: $31 (today), $41 (tomorrow) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Animal Antics

Find out more about the animals featured in folktales. The storytelling session by Kamini Ramachandran is conducted in English and is suitable for children aged four to seven.

WHERE: Pip's Playbox at Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 2.30 & 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

CBeebies Live: Teletubbies & Super Numtum Live Show + Meet 'N Greet

Featuring live shows and meet-and-greet sessions with the Teletubbies and Super Numtum.

WHERE: Event Square at Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow - June 19 (weekend only), 4.30 & 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.downtowneast.com.sg/events

Fun With Pottery Making! Let's Create Some Ice Cream Bowls & Happy Bears!

A workshop for kids to learn to create and paint pottery pieces.

WHERE: Clay Cove, 176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint, 05-01 MRT: Somerset WHEN: From Mon, various dates; 10.30am & 1, 3 & 5pm ADMISSION: $165 for four sessions (courses for children from age five) TEL: 6733-8129 INFO: Register at www.claycove.com

Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure

A two-act musical with a giant LED video wall featuring animated locations and background action sequences from the popular TV series.

WHERE: The Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue MRT: one-north WHEN: June 3 - 5; 6pm (Fri), 11am, 2.30 & 6pm (Sat), 11am & 2.30pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $52 - $122 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


OTHERS

Baby Bonanza At Downtown East

From motion sensors and home appliances to milk powder and play packages, baby products and deals are offered at discounts of up to 60 per cent.

WHERE: D'Marquee at Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Today - Sun, 11am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.downtowneast.com.sg/events

Singapore Botanic Gardens Heritage Week

Enjoy two fun-filled weekends of activities, tours and performances at the Bandstand and Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage as well as free entry to the National Orchid Garden.

WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow - Sun & June 4 - 5, from 9am ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6471-7361 INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg/events

Families For Life Celebrations

Families for Life Council kicks off the first in a year-long series of picnics. At this event held in conjunction with Car-Free Sunday SG, enjoy family time with a day of activities and performances by buskers. Each family that registers will get a Families for Life goodie bag and a chance at the "sure-win" lucky dip.

WHERE: Civic District MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun, 7.30am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free with registration (excluding purchase of food & beverage on location) INFO: Register at www.familiesforlife.sg

HDB Community Week 2016 This annual celebration of the community spirit in Singapore's heartland aims to encourage neighbourliness and strengthen community bonds. WHERE: Bedok Town Plaza (beside Bedok Mall) MRT: Bedok WHEN: Till Sun, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.hdb.gov.sg/communityweek


LAST CALL

Singapore Symphony Children's Choir Presents 10th Anniversary Concert: A World For Tomorrow

The Singapore Symphony Children's Choir celebrates its 10th birthday with a concert featuring well-loved music such as Faure's Pavane, Orlando Di Lasso's The Echo Song and Verdi's Laudi Alla Vergine Maria. It will be led by choirmaster Wong Lai Foon and assistant choirmaster Darius Lim.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

French Kiss

This travelling exhibition by two artists from France - sculptor Jacques Tenenhaus and painter Amaury Dubois - is part of the Voilah! French Festival. The artists attempt to depict emotions through their works.

WHERE: Mulan Gallery, 36 Armenian Street, 01-07 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till tomorrow, 11.30am - 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6738-0810 INFO: www.mulangallery.com.sg

Intrigues In The Qing Imperial Court

This opera, written by home-grown playwright Leslie Wong, is the world's first full-length Chinese opera sung in English. It tells the story of the 100-day Reform Movement initiated by Emperor Guangxu towards the end of the Qing dynasty in 1898 as he tries to save China. With English and Chinese surtitles.

WHERE: Jubilee Hall, 1 Beach Road, Raffles Hotel MRT: Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $10, $20, $30 & $50 TEL: 6100-2684 INFO: Tickets from www.botempus.com/ctc

Tjungutja - Art Of The Spinifex Collaborative & Wati Wara - Lawrence Pennington Solo

This exhibition features eight collaborative works by Spinifex Arts Project and the first solo for Pennington, a senior lawman.

WHERE: ReDot Fine Art Gallery, 140 Hill Street, Old Hill Street Police Station, 01-08 MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Till tomorrow, noon - 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6222-1039 INFO: www.redotgallery.com

Ge Tai - The Musical

This collaboration between Singapore's getai celebrities and local musical theatre creators features weekly special appearances by stars such as Sakura Teng.

WHERE: Resorts World Sentosa Theatre, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 8pm (today), 4 & 8pm (tomorrow), 3 & 8pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $41 - $102 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Compiled by Callyn Chow & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe