Happenings - Films

FILMS

Women In Film

This showcase features works by women, highlighting the career of film editor Mary Stephen alongside the short and feature-length documentaries of other women film-makers.

WHERE: Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Till Nov 17, various times ADMISSION: $5 a session TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: Tickets from womeninfilm2016.peatix.com. Go to www.objectifs.com.sg

French Film Festival

This festival presents the latest in contemporary French cinema - from romantic comedies and dramas to action thrillers and animation. Screenings will take place at Alliance Francaise, Golden Village and The Projector. Festival runs from Thursday to Nov 20.

INFO: For tickets and more information, go to alliancefrancaise.org.sg


NATURE

My First Miniature Garden (A Gardening & Craft Workshop)

Learn the basics of garden design and plant selection, with tips on selecting suitable plants and appropriately scaled ornaments.

WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2, Level 3 Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Nov 12, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: $80 TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: To register, go to www.nparks.gov.sg/events. Registration closes on Wed or when full, whichever is earlier

A Little Dirt Never Hurt

This workshop covers the basics of home gardening of edible plants. Participants will each receive a starter kit, seeds and saplings.

WHERE: Urban Farm & Barn, Bukit Panjang Hill MRT: Bukit Panjang WHEN: Nov 19, 1pm ADMISSION: $50 INFO: To register, e-mail sales@pocketgreens.com.sg. Go to www.pocketgreens.com.sg


TOURS

Healing Garden Tour

This garden showcases more than 400 varieties of plants laid out thematically relating to parts of the body such as the respiratory and reproductive systems.

WHERE: Visitor Centre (Nassim Gate), Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am (English) & 10am (English & Mandarin) ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6471-7361 INFO: Register at Visitor Centre 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Go to www.nparks.gov.sg/events

Heritage On The Hill Tour

Learn about the history and changing face of Fort Canning, from the 14th to the 19th centuries and beyond.

WHERE: Meet at the roundabout between Fort Canning Arts Centre & Hotel Fort Canning, River Valley Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Nov 12, 4 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, go to www.nparks. gov.sg/events. Registration closes on Sun or when full, whichever is earlier


KIDS

Puppetry Workshop

Learn to tell a story while designing and crafting puppets and scenery. Suitable for children aged five to nine.

WHERE: Sing'theatre Studio, 02-10 Heritage Place, 21 Tan Quee Lan Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Tue, Nov 15, 22 & 29, 4.30 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $120 (for four sessions) INFO: Register at singtheatre-academy.myshopify.com

Young People's Concert - A Day Lost In Pulau Ubin

This annual concert will be supported by an exhibition showcasing the rich biodiversity of Pulau Ubin. Conducted by Singapore Chinese Orchestra's (SCO) resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong.

WHERE: SCO Concert Hall, Singapore Conference Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Nov 11, 10.30am & Nov 12, 2.30 & 5pm (pre-concert activities for Nov 12 at 1.30 & 4pm) ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

SSO Babies' Proms

Join Peter Moore, musical director and conductor of the Australian National Music Camp, and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, at this concert for children aged six and younger.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Nov 19, 2 & 4pm; Nov 20, 11am, 2 & 4pm (pre-concert activities will be held 30 minutes before each show) ADMISSION: $33 & $44 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Parent And Child Workshop: Look Up! Look Up To The Sky!

In this parent-and-child drama workshop, participants will explore key aspects of experiential and tactile learning as well as singing, movement and working with props. Suitable for babies and toddlers aged seven to 17 months.

WHERE: Act 3 Drama Academy, One-Two-Six Cairnhill Arts Centre, 126 Cairnhill Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Nov 23 & 26, Dec 3, 10, 14 & 17, 10.30 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $50 (child with parent) TEL: 6735-9986 INFO: Register at act3international.com.sg

My Little Pony Musical - Rainbow Rocks

Catch unicorn pony Twilight Sparkle and her friends in this musical adapted from Hasbro Studio's animated movie of the same name.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Nov 24, 5.30pm; Nov 25 & 27, 11am, 2.30 & 5.30pm ADMISSION: $52 - $152 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


OTHERS

SG Defence Exhibition

This event showcases technologies used by the Singapore Armed Forces.

WHERE: Hall A, Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Today, 12.30 - 8pm; tomorrow - Tue, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www. facebook.com/cyberpioneer.connect

Journeying On A Sea Of Dreams: Tales Of Those In Search Of Sanctuary

Storytellers celebrate travellers with tales from around the world.

WHERE: Training Room, Singapore Council of Women's Organisations, 96 Waterloo Street MRT: Bras Basah/ Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 8 - 10pm ADMISSION: $19.70 INFO: Tickets from journeysondreams.eventbrite.sg

Stroke Awareness Public Forum - Act F.A.S.T., Save Lives

This forum will cover topics such as how to recognise the symptoms of stroke, the proper actions to take and the road to recovery.

WHERE: Health Promotion Board Main Auditorium, Level 7, 3 Second Hospital Avenue MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 8.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail healthyageing@hbp.gov.sg

Farmers' Market At Loewen Gardens

Shop for fresh organic vegetables, condiments, gifts for Christmas and more.

WHERE: 75E Loewen Road MRT: Farrer Road WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6474-0441 INFO: For inquiries, e-mail events@thepantry.com.sg

Bazaar @ Hive

There will be live music, food, drinks and vintage or vintage-inspired items on sale at this flea market.

WHERE: Furama Riverfront, 01-01, 407 Havelock Road MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Sun, noon - 8pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 8876-1109 INFO: www.facebook.com/hivebywala

Sole Superior

Highlights of this sneaker and streetwear convention include free tattoos, exclusive event merchandise and live DJ sets.

WHERE: Zouk Singapore, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Nov 12, 1 - 7pm ADMISSION: $10 (pre-event), $20 (event day) INFO: Tickets from tinyurl.com/solesuptix2016. Go to www.facebook.com/solesuperiorsg

Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

Enter the world of superheroes such as Captain America, Iron Man and Thor. Original props, costumes, holograms and interactive activity stations are the highlights of the exhibition.

WHERE: Annex Hall, Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Till March 5, 10am - 6pm daily ADMISSION: Singapore citizens & permanent residents: $26 (adult), $19 (child aged three - 12); foreigners: $31 (adult), $23 (child aged three - 12); tickets exclude admission to Science Centre Singapore INFO: Tickets from stationexhibit.sg


LAST CALL

Open Call For 2017 Citizen Reviewers

This programme by Centre 42 will take place over 12 months, starting from Jan 1 next year, and provides aspiring theatre critics with a platform to make informed observations about the productions they have watched. Open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents as well as those residing in the country.

INFO: Go to centre42.sg to apply by Sun. Shortlisted applicants must attend a face-to-face interview on Nov 25 or 26. Successful applicants will be notified no later than Dec 6


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 November 04, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe