Happening - Gigs

Cafe 21 Living Room - Clarice And The Jive Collective

Groove with this band, which aim to bring light-hearted jazz influences to those new to jazz.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.15 & 8.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Music Station - Date Night Divas: Melissa Tham

A performance by Melissa Tham (left), who is known as the petite singer with a big voice. She just released her debut album Falling In Love Again and was named Emerging Jazz Vocalist of the Year at the Singapore International Jazz Festival.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.45 & 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Music Station - JazzLine

JazzLine will present a classic, standard jazz repertoire with their catchy arrangements and other popular jazz tunes.

WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.15, 8.30 & 9.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

SPH Gift Of Music Presents - Orchestra Of The Music Makers At Paragon

More than 100 orchestral musicians and a 150-strong chorus will perform at the Paragon atrium. Maestro Chan Tze Law will conduct them in Part 1 of Mahler's spectacular symphony.

WHERE: Paragon, Main Atrium, 290 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sph.com.sg/sph-gift-of-music

Cafe 21 Living Room - ColdCut Quartet

ColdCut Quartet started out as a college pastime in 2012 with Luciano Lemus on guitar, Jelene Luar on keyboards, Thomas Low on bass and Anson Koh on drums. Incorporating elements of jazz, classical, rock and metal, they present a unique brand of fusion music ahead of the release of their Space Ham EP.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 5.15, 6.15 & 7.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Coffee Morning & Afternoon Tea - A Tribute To Tom Jones & Engelbert Humperdinck

Jerry & The Neu Faces will perform the songs of two well-loved singers. Sing along to hits such as Please Release Me, Delilah and Quando, Quando, Quando.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon, 10.30am & 3pm ADMISSION: $13 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Coffee & tea will be provided before each show. Get tickets from www.sistic.com.sg

SSO Lunchtime Concert

Join associate conductor Joshua Tan and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for a selection of music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mozart and Rozsa.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Thu, 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sso.org.sg

SSO Classics In The Park - 1845: The Straits Times 170th Anniversary Concert

In celebration of The Straits Times' 170th Anniversary, associate conductor Joshua Tan and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra will present an evening of "live" music at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Programme highlights include music from the Oscar-winning film Ben-Hur and Portrait Of The Beatles.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: July 11, 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sso.org.sg


South Korean boyband BigBang will perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium
on July 18 and 19.

BigBang World Tour

After a long hiatus, BigBang are back with a world tour and new songs. The South Korean boyband will perform at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on two evenings.

WHERE: Singapore Indoor Stadium, 2 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: July 18 & 19, 6pm ADMISSION: $168 - $368 (booking fee applies) TEL: 3158-7888 INFO: Get tickets from www.sportshubtix.sg. Go to www.sportshub.com.sg


CHARITY

Monthly Charity Bazaar @ Shan You Wellness Community

Shan You Counselling Centre's monthly charity bazaar promotes recycling and supports mental well-being through education.

WHERE: Shan You Wellness Community, 01-2951, Block 3 Eunos Crescent MRT: Eunos WHEN: Sun, 9am - 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6745-9293


SPORTS

DC Justice League Run

Participants in the 5km timed fun run around Sentosa get to represent their favourite superheroes and race to get their team labelled as the Fastest Heroes of the Year.

WHERE: Sentosa, Interim Carpark (beside Beach Station) MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Aug 30, 7 - 10am, flag-off at 8am ADMISSION: $70 INFO: Register at www.dcjusticeleaguerun.com.sg. E-mail info@justiceleaguerun.com.sg. Go to www.facebook.com/dcjusticeleaguerunsg

Safra Celebration Run & Ride

In celebration of SG50 and SAF50, Safra Celebration Run & Ride will feature a 5km celebration run, a 1.5km Families for Life run and unlimited rides at Universal Studios Singapore.

WHERE: Sentosa & Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sept 13, 7am (flag-off) ADMISSION: $28 - $50 (Safra member); $18 - $40 (Safra child, four - 12 years old); $38 - $68 (public); $28 - $55 (child, four - 12 years old) TEL: 6377-9729 INFO: For inquiries, e-mail spevents@safra.sg. Register at www.safra.sg/Participate by Aug 5


TALKS

Overcoming Common Dental Challenges Faced By Children With Special Needs

Dr Tabitha Chng, a paediatric dentist at the National Dental Centre, will talk about how to overcome dental challenges for children with special needs. Mr Aston Tan will also share his journey as a father of a child with autism and another with Down Syndrome.

WHERE: Olive Tree EduCentre, 03-27 Goldhill Plaza, Podium Block, 1 Goldhill Plaza MRT: Novena WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 9678-3211/ 6252-5200 INFO: To register, e-mail chiu@olive-tree.sg

Public Forum On Children's Eye Conditions

This forum will focus on topics related to children's conditions such as childhood myopia, childhood squint and lazy eye in children.

WHERE: Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Avenue MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $5 TEL: 6322-8822 INFO: To register, SMS your full name, number of people attending & "4 Jul" to 9710-8463. E-mail events@snec.com.sg

MDIS Breakfast Talk Series: ISIS & Its Global Network

Anti-terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna will provide an insight into the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the impact of its threats regionally and globally, as well as preventive measures that can be taken by organisations and the community to mitigate its growing influence.

WHERE: MDIS Auditorium, MDIS Campus, 501 Stirling Road MRT: Queenstown/Commonwealth WHEN: July 10, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Free (MDIS members); $80 (public) TEL: 6473-5885 INFO: Register at www.mdis.edu.sg/events/membership

The Essentials Of Hearing, Sleeping And Looking Well

This forum organised by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's Department of Ear, Nose and Throat will focus on sudden hearing loss, snoring, and restoring facial form and function through surgery.

WHERE: Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Auditorium, Learning Centre, 90 Yishun Central MRT: Yishun WHEN: July 11, 9.30 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $5 TEL: 6602-3388 INFO: To register, SMS "ENTNRICName" to 9820-5675

Public Forum: Parenthood - An Amazing Journey

This KK Women's and Children's Hospital forum features a wide range of topics and workshops for parents-to-be.

WHERE: KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Auditorium (Training Centre), Level 1, Women's Tower, 100 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Little India WHEN: July 12, 11am - 4.15pm ADMISSION: $10 a participant; $15 a couple (includes lunch) TEL: 6394-5038 INFO: Registration closes on Thu. For registration & inquiries, go to www.kkh.com.sg/events


CLASSES

Mindfulness Taster Session

At this interactive workshop facilitated by clinical psychologist Jessie Koh, participants will be introduced to basic guided mindfulness meditation. Learn what mindfulness can offer and explore how it can help you relate differently to stress factors and how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life.

WHERE: Connected Sense Psychological Practice, 115 Amoy Street MRT: Telok Ayer/ Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 2pm ADMISSION: $99 TEL: 6646-9592 INFO: For registration & inquiries, e-mail mindfulness@connectedsense.sg. Go to www.connectedsense.sg

L'Arietta Productions: English Diction Workshop For Singers

Learn the basics of the International Phonetic Alphabet and work on your diction for classical and musical theatre. Aspiring music conservatory students, choral directors and singers will benefit most from this workshop.

WHERE: Goodman Arts Centre, Music Studio 4, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 1pm ADMISSION: $120 INFO: For inquiries, e-mail lariettasg@gmail.com. Register at peatix.com. Go to www.facebook.com/lariettaSG

Meditation For Busy People

Learn easy and effective ways to still your mind and bring calmness, peace and joy into your life.

WHERE: The Terataii Centre, 04-03C Sime Darby Centre, 896 Dunearn Road MRT: Dover WHEN: July 11, 9am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $150 INFO: To register, e-mail pamposh@gmail.com or terataii@gmail.com

Parenting Workshop: How To Cultivate Your Kids With Positive Etiquette

Do you encounter challenges in getting your kids to demonstrate good manners? Hear what an etiquette specialist and master trainer has to share on cultivating your kids with positive etiquette. Suitable for parents with children aged three to 12. Free goodie bags on a first-come, first-served basis.

WHERE: HDB Hub Convention Centre, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: July 25, 11am - noon ADMISSION: $30 TEL: 8228-9686 INFO: To register, call or go to www.krystalcharm.com/ July-2015-events-and-programs


FESTIVALS

Singapore Street Festival - Youth DiversityIn collaboration with Shine Festival this year, the Singapore Street Festival will present parkour; kendama; freestyle and panna urban street football; as well as the Fantabulous Magic Gala Show; Asia Global Bellydance; and Battle of the Year, the biggest b-boying competition in the world. This year's theme is Youth Diversity and the festival will end on Sept 6.

INFO: For more information, go to www.singaporestreetfestival.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - FRIDI03'. Print Edition | Subscribe