Happenings - Films

FILMS

GV Horrorthon

The themes of this event are Children Of The Dead (M18), featuring last year's movies The Tag-Along and Sensoria ; and Zombies On Board (NC16), featuring this year's films Seoul Station and Train to Busan.

WHERE: GV Cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Children Of The Dead: Oct 28, 7.30pm (GV Plaza) & Oct 30, 4pm (GV Yishun); Zombies On Board: Oct 29, 9pm (GV Yishun) & Oct 31, 7pm (GV Plaza) ADMISSION: $25 (GV Movie Club members), $28 (public) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: 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 a plant art piece for the home or as a gift for family and friends.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2, Level 3 Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Oct 22, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: $80 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg. Registration closes on Wed or when full

CONTESTS

Line: Search For Singapore's Next Young Sticker Artist Design Competition

The organiser is looking for a winning set of 16 sticker designs that show the unique Singaporean way of life. Open to all Singaporeans and permanent residents enrolled in full-time undergraduate courses in tertiary institutions in Singapore. Participants under the age of 18 must obtain the consent of parents or legal guardians. INFO: Submit your entries at lin.ee/DUPqlZ by Nov 8

Asean Young Short Film Exhibition

Budding film-makers may submit up to three short films (between one and 10 minutes in duration) for a chance to have their works screened at the All In! Young Writers Festival next year. Open to those aged 13 to 25.

INFO: Go to all-in.bookcouncil.sg. Submission deadline is Nov 30 & the shortlist of films to be included in the exhibition will be released in January

Nikon Photo Contest This contest aims to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate with one another. Open to all.

INFO: Register at www.nikon-photocontest.com by Jan 27

TOURS

What's In My Mud?

This guided walk highlights the lesser-known creatures of the mudflats in Sungei Buloh.

WHERE: Wetland Centre, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: Oct 22, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg. Registration closes on Wed or when full

KIDS

Trick Or Treat Tales

This interactive storytelling session features mildly spooky stories. Suitable for children aged four to seven.

WHERE: Level 2 Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: moonshadowstories.com

Safari Boo

Come dressed in costume as a family at this Halloween event for children, which also features two educational performances.

WHERE: River Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Road MRT: Woodlands/Marsiling WHEN: Oct 21 - 23 & 28 - 30, 6 & 8pm ADMISSION: Oct 21 & 28: $20 (adult), $8 (child); Oct 22 & 29: $22 (adult), $10 (child); Oct 23 & 30: $18 (adult), $5 (child); special admission prices for Wildlife Reserves Singapore members TEL: 6269-3411 INFO: Tickets from www.safariboo.sg

Garden Troopers - Green Encounters

Children aged seven to nine can learn to be a junior horticulturist through hands-on activities and games. Programme fee includes meals, materials and admission to the Conservatories.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Nov 25, 9am - 3.30pm ADMISSION: $80 (public), $60 (Friends of the Gardens member) TEL: 6420-6843 INFO: E-mail education@gardensbythebay.com.sg. Register at www.gardensbythebay.com.sg by Oct 31

OTHERS

Public Forum On Vision Rehabilitation

This event aims to provide strategies on living with poor vision and offers advice to the visually disabled.

WHERE: Singapore National Eye Centre Auditorium, Level 4, 11 Third Hospital Avenue MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 9.30am (Chinese), 1pm (English) ADMISSION: $5 INFO: To register, e-mail events@snec.com.sg, call 6322-8822 or send a text message to 9710-8463. Go to www.snec.com.sg

Transforming Care, Touching Lives

This forum aims to educate the public on the role of physiotherapists in caring for patients. There will be an exercise session for the audience, led by a physiotherapist.

WHERE: Tampines Library Auditorium, 31 Tampines Avenue 7 MRT: Tampines WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Singapore Rendezvous

This luxury lifestyle event will feature high-end property developers, luxury travel organisers and specialists in overseas education, art, watches, fashion, auction and investments.

WHERE: Raffles Marina, 10 Tuas West Drive MRT: Joo Koon WHEN: Oct 21 - 23, from noon ADMISSION: $72 (standard), $42 (youth aged 12 - 18), $132 (three-day pass), $220 (group of four) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Public Forum On Pelvic Floor Disorders

Learn about pelvic floor disorders such as faecal incontinence, urinary incontinence and womb and vaginal prolapse.

WHERE: Deck on 9 (Lift access at Block 7), Level 9, Block 6 Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Oct 22, 1 - 4pm ADMISSION: $5 INFO: To register, call 6576-7658 or e-mail public.forum@sgh.com.sg by Wed. Go to www.sgh.com.sg

LAST CALL

North Of The DMZ

This exhibition by Singapore photojournalist Wong Maye-E reveals the many facets of the world's most reclusive state, North Korea.

WHERE: Objectifs Chapel Gallery, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/ Bugis WHEN: Till tomorrow, noon - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: www.objectifs.com.sg

SSO Subscription: Bruckner Mass No. 3

This concert directed by Lim Yau features Estonian composer Arvo Part's Te Deum, followed by Anton Bruckner's Mass No. 3 In F Minor.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $16 - $82 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Nelken (Carnations)

Dance company Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch returns to Singapore after four decades. The performance, created in 1982, is set to music by Gershwin and Schubert, among others. Part of da:ns festival.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm; Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: $21 - $104 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

We Will Meet

This exhibition features works by Singaporean artist Alvin On, who was inspired by a month-long coastal trek through Spain.

WHERE: Chan Hampe Galleries, 01-21 Raffles Hotel Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6338-1962 INFO: www.chanhampegalleries.com

In The Loop

This exhibition of paintings, sculptures and installations by Thai artist Jittagarn Kaewtinkoy examines the cyclical nature of his country's politics.

WHERE: Yavuz Gallery, 02-23 Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 11am - 7pm; Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6734-3262 INFO: www.yavuzgallery.com

Time Is Money

In this exhibition, French artist Madame uses the phrase "time is money" to question the value of time and art, recording the time spent to create each drawing in the series.

WHERE: Intersections, 34 Kandahar Street MRT: Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Till Sun, 2 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.intersections.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe