Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

Gallery & Co. Block Party

Join local collective Darker Than Wax at this block party. Daryl C will bring his signature funk, soul and jazz-infused deep house, while Kaye will perform on the saxophone.

WHERE: Gallery & Co., 1 St Andrew's Road, National Gallery Singapore, 01-05 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/GalleryandCo

NParks Concert Series In The Park: Rockestra Held In Conjunction With Satay Night Live

This concert features performances of the hits of yesteryear by acts such as Jack & Rai and Jive Talkin'. Stand a chance to win picnic baskets through a Facebook contest.

WHERE: Empress Lawn, Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Esplanade/ Raffles Place WHEN: June 25, 6.30pm (family-friendly fringe activities start at 5.30pm); contest ends on Tue, noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to www.nparks.gov.sg/concertseries or www.facebook.com/nparksbuzz

Cellography Orchestra

The group presents original arrangements of non-classical music such as English pop songs and Mandarin and Korean hits.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, 100 Victoria Street, National Library, Level 3 MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: June 25, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $28 - $49 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Engelbert Humperdinck Live In Singapore

With four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, 63 gold and 24 platinum records and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Engelbert Humperdinck has been a legend in the international music industry for more than 40 years.

WHERE: Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: July 15, 8pm ADMISSION: $112 - $252; VIP Box (for four seats): $1,088 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

CHARITY

Bare Your Sole 2016

Habitat for Humanity Singapore's annual barefoot charity walkathon is back. Funds raised from the 2.5km and 5km walks go towards Project HomeWorks, which aims to improve the living conditions of the elderly, the sick and people with disabilities.

WHERE: OCBC Square, 1 Stadium Place MRT: Stadium WHEN: Sept 10, 7.30am - noon ADMISSION: Early-bird registration till June 30: $35 (adult), $25 (student, full-time national serviceman & senior citizen), $105 (family of four); normal registration till Aug 12: $45 (adult), $35 (student, full-time national serviceman & senior citizen), $140 (family of four) INFO: bareyoursole.sg

SPORTS

Football Live Screenings At Community Centres

More than 25 community centres islandwide are screening the Uefa Euro 2016 matches live, up to the finals on July 11. Residents can contact the centres directly for the latest match screening schedules.

INFO: www.pa.gov.sg

Mass Yoga Event In Celebration Of International Yoga Day

Organised by Nikam Yoga, the event will demonstrate yoga techniques on three stages. Participants should bring their own yoga mats.

WHERE: Home of Athletics at Kallang Sports Centre, 52 Stadium Road, Kallang Practice Track MRT: Kallang/ Stadium WHEN: Sun, 7 - 9am ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6348-1291 INFO: Register at www.myactivesg.com by today. Go to www.yoganikam.org

One Nation Run 2016

Celebrate Singapore's 51st birthday with this 5km casual family run. Participants will receive a race pack, finishing medal, handheld flag, runner's tee, a One Nation Run kite and $30 in carnival coupons.

WHERE: Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Marina Bay WHEN: Aug 9, 8am ADMISSION: $64.20 (adult), $53.50 (children below age 12), $235.40 (family package for two adults & two children) INFO: Registration closes on July 18. Go to onenationrun.sg

TALKS

Heart To Heart Leadership Dialogue With Dr Tan Cheng Bock

The series of conversations with top leaders in the region sees Dr Tan Cheng Bock share his perspectives and insights as a medical doctor, former Member of Parliament and former presidential candidate.

WHERE: Singapore Polytechnic Graduates' Guild, 1010 Dover Road MRT: Dover WHEN: June 24, 7 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $42 INFO: h2h-with-drtanchengbock.eventbrite.sg

Chinese Muslims And Their Relations With The Han Majority, Chinese State And Muslim World

This seminar addresses three aspects of Chinese Muslim society: its population heterogeneity, its relations with the state and its faith-based identity. The speaker is Dr Lai Qing, who teaches sociology and research methods at Florida International University.

WHERE: East Asian Institute Conference Room, 469A Bukit Timah Road, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, Tower Block, 06-01 MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tue, 3.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6516-3715 INFO: www.eai.nus.edu.sg

Up Close With Benjamin Kheng And Sezairi

Fly Entertainment artist Benjamin Kheng and Singapore Idol winner Sezairi share how they juggled academic pursuits with their passions.

WHERE: Kaplan City Campus @ PoMo, 1 Selegie Road, Level 6 MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: June 24, 6.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration closes on Mon. Go to tinyurl.com/bkssfanmeet

HDB Heartland Talk - Buying Your First Home

Learn about HDB housing options for first-time buyers and get financial planning advice for your first flat purchase.

WHERE: HDB Hub Auditorium, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, HDB Hub, Basement 1 MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: June 25, 2 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration closes on Thu. Go to www.hdb.gov.sg/heartlandbeat

Atrial Fibrillation (Irregular Heartbeat) Matters Public Forum

This public forum by the Singapore Heart Foundation is to raise public awareness on the heart condition.

WHERE: The Joyden Hall, 201 Victoria Street, Bugis+, 07-01 MRT: Bugis WHEN: July 2, 9 - 10.45am (English), noon - 1.45pm (Mandarin) ADMISSION: Early-bird rate till June 24: $11; normal rate from June 25 - July 1: $16; event day: $21 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to www.myheart.org.sg

CLASSES

Big Bang Data: Making Data Footprints

Understand the fundamentals of data in this hands-on workshop.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, entrance of Big Bang Data exhibition MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sun & June 26, 2.30 - 3.30pm ADMISSION: Free for ticket holders of Big Bang Data exhibition INFO: Up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. Register 15 minutes before workshop begins. Go to marinabaysands.com/museum

Characters Through Action

This workshop will help writers understand and refine how they depict characters.

WHERE: Singapore Training & Development Association, 16 Arumugam Road, Lion Building D, 16-01 MRT: MacPherson WHEN: June 25, 9.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $73 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: Register at alap.bookcouncil.sg

Photography Workshop: Lightroom For Photographers

Learn to use Lightroom software to manage your digital images in this workshop designed for photographers who are comfortable shooting digitally. Participants are recommended to bring their own laptop and an external hard drive.

WHERE: Objectifs, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: June 25, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: $190 TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: www.objectifs.com.sg

FESTIVALS

Beerfest Asia 2016

Asia's largest beer festival returns for its eighth edition and offers a variety of international beers. There will also be live entertainment by more than 30 bands, stand-up comedians and local musicians as well as party games and food.

WHERE: Marina Promenade (F1 tracks behind Singapore Flyer) MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Sun, 6pm - 2am (today), 3pm - 2am (tomorrow), 2 - 10pm (Sun) ADMISSION: Standard pass: $43 (today & tomorrow), $33 (Sun) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg or www.beerfestasia.com

23rd Singapore International Piano Festival: Kaleidoscope!

This festival showcases the vast palette of tone colours possible on the piano. Four internationally renowned pianists will perform classic scores.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Thu - June 26, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Thu (Jean- Efflam Bavouzet): $39 - $80 (standard), $17 (student); June 24 (Shai Wosner): $29 - $70 (standard), $15 (student); June 25 (Boris Giltburg): $29 - $70 (standard), $15 (student); June 26 (Cedric Tiberghien): $39 - $80 (standard), $17 (student) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to sso.org.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 17, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe