Happening: Films


Kids Flix: Marvel's The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
(PG 13/Violence)

Relive the epic 2015 blockbuster in which everyone's favourite superhero team faces Ultron, a technological terror hell-bent on human extinction.

WHERE: GV Plaza, GV Jurong Point, GV Bishan, GV City Square, GV Tampines, GV Grand, Great World City, GV Yishun, GV Katong MRT: Various WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am (GV Plaza, GV Jurong Point, GV Bishan, GV City Square, GV Tampines & GV Grand, Great World City); 11.30am (GV Yishun & GV Katong) ADMISSION: $6; free for kids under 90cm tall TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Receive a gift with every pair of tickets purchased, while stocks last. Tickets from www.gv.com.sg. Go to www.gv.com.sg/GVPromotions

Hotel Transylvania 2 Dress-Up Party

Dress up as a character from Hotel Transylvania 2 at the preview show and you may win prizes. The film opens in GV cinemas on Thursday. WHERE: GV Grand, Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Tomorrow, 1.30 or 3.15pm ADMISSION: $28 (GV members), $32 (public) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Tickets from www.gv.com.sg/GVMovieDetails#/movie/0177


Nature Sketching In The Gardens

Volunteer artist Tham Pui San will teach participants drawing and observation skills for an interesting journey of nature appreciation.

WHERE: Meet at Visitor Centre @ Nassim Gate, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens/Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 9 - 11am ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6471-7361 INFO: Registration required 15 minutes before the programme on a first-come, first- served basis. Limited to 20 adults. For details on drawing materials to take along, go to www.sbg.org.sg

Celebrations Of Chrysanthemums Floral Display

This display is the fifth of six chapters in Gardens by the Bay's storytelling journey this year.

The chrysanthemum is used in traditional Chinese art to depict autumn.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Thu - Nov 10, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free (admission charges to Cooled Conservatories apply) TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg


Readers' Choice Awards

From now till Oct 31, vote for your favourite local books and authors and you may win gift vouchers and a one-year Popular card. INFO: For details & voting, go to ao.popular.com.sg/readerschoice

Ready, Get Set, Cast!

Take part in this event, said to be Singapore's biggest fishing contest, and stand a chance to win a trip to Australia's Northern Territory to join the Million Dollar Fish competition. WHERE: D'Best Fishing Pond, 90 Pasir Ris Central MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Sept 26, 7am - 5pm WHERE: Fishing Paradise @ Orto, 81 Lor Chencharu MRT: Khatib WHEN: Sept 27, 7am - 7pm ADMISSION: $69 (D'Best Fishing Pond); $60 (Fishing Paradise @ Orto) INFO: Register at www.milliondollarfish.com.au/register. After that, go to D'Best Fishing Pond or Fishing Paradise @ Orto to register.

For inquiries, e-mail events@fishingkaki.com. Go to www.milliondollarfish.com.au or www.facebook.com/dbestfishing


Lantern Walk, Lantern Riddles And Mooncake Tasting

Explore the history of Telok Ayer, learn the significance of the Mid-Autumn festival and experience the traditions of the 140-year-old Cantonese Lee Association. Organised by the Urban Redevelopment Authority and the Lee Association. WHERE: Lee Association, 25 Ann Siang Road MRT: Telok Ayer/Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Each participant will get a complimentary lantern. Register at www.ow.ly/RDfEr

National Orchid Garden Tour

Join this one-hour guided tour and explore the beauty of orchids. WHERE: Visitor Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 9, 10 & 11am (in English); 4pm (in Mandarin) ADMISSION: Free (admission fee to the National Orchid Garden applies) TEL: 6471-7361 INFO: Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis & must be made 15 minutes before each tour at the Visitor Centre. Go to www.sbg.org.sg


NKF Pawfect Health Day

At this event, pet owners can learn to make healthy treats for their pets at a cooking demonstration, while the animals can take part in different competitions. There will also be a pet adoption drive. WHERE: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Grand Lawn 1 MRT: Ang Mo Kio/Bishan WHEN:Tomorrow, 3.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: $10 for single participant, $5 for two or more people TEL: 6299-0200 INFO:Register at www.nkfs.org/event/pawfecthealthday


Dr Seuss' The Cat In The Hat

The Cat In The Hat has been developed into a play by Britain's National Theatre, which is being restaged by the Singapore Repertory Theatre's The Little Company. WHERE: DBS Arts Centre, Robertson Quay, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Sept 27, 10am (Tue - Fri), 11am & 2pm (weekend) ADMISSION: $25 & $28 (weekday); $35, $38 & $49 (weekend) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


SingEx Mid-Autumn Festival - Journey To The East

Look forward to activities such as Chinese calligraphy, a paper-cutting demonstration and a lantern display. WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 6, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Tanah Merah WHEN: Today - Sun, noon - 9pm ADMISSION: Free (coupons required for fringe activities) TEL: 6403-2160 INFO: Register onsite for free coupon. Go to www.expoevents.sg or www.facebook.com/SingEx

Memory Screening Day

In conjunction with World Alzheimer's Day, the Singapore General Hospital Nursing Division and the Department of Neurology at the National Neuroscience Institute will hold a Memory Screening Day for people aged between 55 and 75.

WHERE: Block 3, Clinics K & L, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 8am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, call 6576-7658 between 9.30am & 5.30pm from Mon - Fri. Go to www.sgh.com.sg

SG Heart Map Sketchwalks With The Urban Sketchers

Visit and sketch different SG Heart Map places named by Singaporeans. Your works will be showcased at the finale event, SG Heart Map Festival@Float, in November.

WHERE: East Coast Park (meet at Parkland Green) MRT: Dakota WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - noon WHERE: Chong Pang Market & Food Centre (meet at west gate of Chong Pang City) MRT: Sembawang WHEN: Sept 26, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.heartmap.sg/sg-heart-map-sketchwalks

Festive Bazaar & Carnival

At the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, more than 300 stalls will offer treats such as mooncakes and tea.

WHERE: Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street, Smith Street & open space in front of People's Park Complex MRT: Telok Ayer/Chinatown/ Outram Park WHEN: Till Sept 27, 11am - 10.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.chinatownfestivals.sg or www.facebook.com/chinatown.festivals


Tosa Rimpa: The Places You Will Never Visit By Naoko Tosa

This display by the Japanese media artist breathes new life into the Rimpa school of Japanese painting.

WHERE: Ikkan Art Gallery, 01-05 Tanjong Pagar Distripark, 39 Keppel Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till tomorrow, noon - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6681-6490 INFO: www.ikkan-art.com

Voice Of Korean Art Group Exhibition

This show features masterpieces by five South Korean artists such as Kim Hee Kyung and Hyun Jae Chang.

WHERE: Ode to Art Platform @ 4th Floor Raffles City Convention Centre (Foyer Area), 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till tomorrow, noon - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6250-1901 INFO: E-mail info@odetoart.com. Go to www.odetoart.com

Compiled by Callyn Chow & Chris Tan

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