Happenings - Films

FILMS

Nancy Drew (PG)

The intrepid teenage sleuth looks into the unsolved mystery of a murdered movie star.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Queenstown Public Library, 53 Margaret Drive MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Kill Double Bill (R21)

This is a special screening of both volumes of Quentin Tarantino's homage to martial arts cinema, which tells of a former assassin's quest for vengeance.

WHERE: The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, 05-00 MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 INFO: theprojector.sg

Mums & Babies: Kung Fu Panda 3 (G)

Fun-loving panda Po is forced to train his clumsy friends to fight the evil supernatural warrior Kai.

WHERE: GV Cineplexes, various MRT: Various WHEN: Mon, 11am (GV Plaza, GV Tampines); 11.30am (GV Bishan, GV Jurong Point); noon (GV Yishun, GV Katong, GV City Square, GV Grand Great World City) ADMISSION: $6, free for babies and kids under 90cm tall TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Diaper tables with wet wipes, baby powder and baby lotion are provided. The auditorium will be dimmed and volume levels lowered for a baby-friendly environment. Receive a gift with every ticket purchased, while stocks last. Tickets from www.gv.com.sg


NATURE

The Art Of Planting: Container Gardens & Terrariums (A Gardening Workshop)

Learn how plants can sustain themselves in a terrarium and design your own terrarium.

WHERE: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road, Botany Centre, Classroom 1 & 2, Level 3 MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Aug 13, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: $80 (includes all materials) TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


CONTEST

Singapore Sustainability Story II: Calling For Inspiring Stories

Send in a story about your journey towards a greener lifestyle. The top 30 shortlisted stories will be selected and showcased at the Green Living exhibition in September. Visitors will be asked to vote for their favourite story and the top three write-ups will win a $100 shopping voucher each.

INFO: Submit your story at www.green-living.com.sg/singapore-sustainability-story by Aug 8. Limited to 200 words per submission.


PETS

An A-Dog-tion Drive

This dog adoption drive is by Action for Singapore Dogs, which aims to improve the welfare of stray and abandoned dogs in Singapore. There will be a merchandise booth.

WHERE: Fountain Plaza, Quayside Isle @ Sentosa Cove MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, noon - 4pm ADMISSION: Free; admission charges to Sentosa apply INFO: Go to asdsingapore.com or www.quaysideisle.com


KIDS

Knots Workshop For Explorers

Learn the art of bends and hitches with experts from the Republic of Singapore Navy.

WHERE: Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 3pm (children aged four - 12), 3.30 - 5pm (children aged 12 & older) ADMISSION: Free with registration; admission charges to Singapore Art Museum apply for non-residents TEL: 6589-9580 INFO: Register at odyssey-navigating-nameless-seas.eventbrite.sg. Go to www.singaporeartmuseum.sg

Special Storytelling: The Story Of Badang And The Singapore Stone

Storyteller Kamini Ramachandran will talk about Badang, Singapore's first superhero. Part of the National Day 2016 programming.

WHERE: Programme Zone in library@esplanade, 8 Raffles Avenue, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, 03-01 MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: July 30, 11.30am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Twitted Tales

Children will perform a showcase at the end of this week-long drama workshop loosely based on Roald Dahl's The Twits and The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar And Six More. Suitable for children aged eight to 10.

WHERE: ACT 3 Drama Academy, 126 Cairnhill Road, One-Two-Six Cairnhill Arts Centre MRT: Newton WHEN: Mon - July 29 & Aug 1 - 5, 9.30am - 12.30pm (presentation date on July 29 & Aug 5 respectively at 7pm) ADMISSION: $300 TEL: 6735-9986 INFO: Register at act3international.com.sg

Masak Masak 2016

Celebrate the joy of being a child with activities and workshops. Suitable for children aged three to seven. Part of Children's Season 2016.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Till July 31, 10am - 6pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nationalmuseum.sg

The Three Little Pigs

This musical teaches little ones how success can be achieved through hard work and perseverance. Suitable for children aged three and older.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road, Robertson Quay MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Aug 4 - Sept 16, 10am (Mon - Fri), 11am & 2pm (Sat & public holiday), no show on Sun ADMISSION: Weekday: $28 & $31; Sat & public holiday: $38, $41 & $52 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


OTHERS

Fashion High Tea

Preview Singapore-based couture and bridal designer Jessicacindy's latest collection at this high tea event. After the preview, have cocktails with the designer. WHERE: Hotel Vagabond, 39 Syed Alwi Road MRT: Lavender WHEN: Today, 4 - 6pm (preview from 4 - 5pm) ADMISSION: $15 INFO: Limited to 25 persons. Register at hvjessicacindy.peatix.com

Multicultural Singapore? Really?

This event explores cultural diversity in Singapore and features poetry readings on multicultural encounters and identity and a screening of the award-winning film Dheepan.

WHERE: The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, 05-00 MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 8pm ADMISSION: $40 INFO: Register at theprojector.sg

Singapore Kite Day

Kite fliers from all over the world will showcase giant kites and stunt kite performances. Other activities include kite- and wind garden-making.

WHERE: Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Tanjong Pagar/Marina Bay/Downtown WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 5pm (tomorrow), 10am - 6pm (Sun) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.pub.gov.sg/marinabarrage

HEB-Oli Health Carnival

Learn more about common chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, stroke and dementia as well as their preventive care. There will also be more than 20 health screening booths.

WHERE: PGP Hall, 397 Serangoon Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Sun, 8am - 1pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/hinduendowmentsboard

Singapore International Jewelry Expo (SIJE) 2016

This consumer jewellery event features a collection of diamonds, rare and natural gemstones and crafted pieces from more than 25 countries.

WHERE: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Halls A & B MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Sun, 11.30am - 8.30pm (today & tomorrow), 11.30am - 7.30pm (Sun) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sije.com.sg

Experience Japan

Try on a summer kimono, put together a bento box and sit in on a Japanese tea ceremony at this food and cultural fair.

WHERE: Anchorpoint Shopping Centre, 370 Alexandra Road, Basement 1 MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm (various times for workshops) ADMISSION: Free; some workshops require a minimum spend INFO: anchorpoint.fraserscentrepointmalls.com

The Purpose Movement: Navigating Work, Travel, & Service

Hear from individuals who have used their expertise for worthwhile causes. They include an urban farmer, a humanitarian doctor and a young inter-disciplinary educator. In conjunction with the National Youth Council's Youth Month 2016.

WHERE: MindChamps Headquarters, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, HDB Hub East Wing Level 17 MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: July 30, 2 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at peatix.com/ event/172682 by July 29. Go to www.skillseed.sg

Invest Fair 2016

Learn from the best in the investment industry as they share inspirational stories and practical advice.

WHERE: Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, Halls 401 - 403 MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: July 30 & 31, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at sg2016.invest-fair.com for two chances in a lucky draw


Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe