Happenings - Films

FILMS

SG50 Documentary Film Hunt For The Red Lion

This film explores the alternatives Sang Nila Utama could have seen when he first set foot on the shores of Temasek. The film compares the various versions of history from the Malay annals as well as Chinese and Indonesian source materials.

WHERE: The National Library, Singapore, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 7 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Register at www.eventbrite.sg

Return Of The Cuckoo

Be the first to catch this heart- warming Hong Kong movie and meet the star-studded cast. Lucky members of the audience will have the chance to play games and take pictures with stars including Julian Cheung and Charmaine Sheh.

WHERE: Golden Village Plaza MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Mon, 9pm ADMISSION: $26 (GV members) & $30 (public) INFO: www.gv.com.sg

Climate Change Film Screening: The Salt Of The Earth

This screening, organised by the European Union Delegation and a number of European embassies here, will include a short panel discussion with some of Singapore's leading voices in this field.

WHERE: The Projector, 05-00 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway/Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Nov 25, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: To register, go to www.europeclimate.eventbrite.com


NATURE

Istana Nature Guided Walk

Learn more about flora, fauna and biodiversity at the Istana with this guided walk. All proceeds from the sale of the souvenirs and entrance fees collected will be donated to charity.

WHERE: Istana, Orchard Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tue, 10am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free (Singaporeans and permanent residents), $1 (other visitors); guided walk fees: $2 (children aged three and above), $4 (Singaporeans/permanent residents, aged 13 & above), $10 (foreigners aged 13 & above), $12 (Singaporeans/ permanent residents: package for a family of four), $30 (foreigners: package for a family of four) INFO: E-mail tan_seng_aik@nparks.gov.sg


KIDS

Phonics 101 Pop-Up Class

A phonics class for young children and a workshop for parents.

WHERE: Jan & Elly schools; The Rail Mall, 432 Upper Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 5.30 - 7.30pm WHERE: Jan & Elly schools, 02-10 Greenwich V, 1 Seletar Road MRT: Yio Chu Kang WHEN: Nov 14, 6.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: $10 ($5 a child & $5 for parents) TEL: 6481-8892, Greenwich V/6762-7783, The Rail Mall INFO: www.jan-elly.com

Diversity In Words: 50 Canadian Authors From Around The World

Award-winning Canadian children's author Robert Munsch will helm this storytelling session, which includes a screening of two animated short films based on Canadian books. Recommended for children three to eight years old.

WHERE: Geylang East Public Library, 50 Geylang East Avenue 1 MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Tomorrow, 2pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/GeylangEastPL

Gems World Academy (Singapore) Roadshow At Great World City

Learn more about Gems World Academy Singapore's holistic approach to education.

WHERE: Great World City, Level 1, 1 Kim Seng Promenade (outside Zara) MRT: Tiong Bahru/Outram Park WHEN: Today - Sun, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/GEMSWorldAcademySingapore or www.gwa.edu.sg

The Big Draw

This is an international event for children that promotes the value and concept of drawing beyond the traditional pencil-to-paper practice.

WHERE: Playeum, Children's Centre for Creativity, Block 47 Malan Road, 01-21 - 23, Gillman Barracks MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Nov 14 & 15, noon - 5pm & 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free for Big Draw activities, admission charges apply Children's Centre For Creativity: $20 (child aged one to 12); free (accompanying adult); $10 (additional accompanying adult), Speed Frozen workshop: $40 (not inclusive of Centre admission) TEL: 6262-0750 INFO: Tickets must be booked in advance at www.playeum.com.

Young Naturalist Camp

This one-day camp includes a series of indoor and outdoor activities. Suitable for children aged seven to 12.

WHERE: Meet at Information Counter (Kranji Way entrance), Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: Nov 28, 8.30am - 3.30pm ADMISSION: $5 a child (materials and meals included) and 50 cents for a Young Naturalist passport INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events. Registration closes on Thu.

Storytime with Sara @ Heritage Core: Sara Goes Back in Time (A Guided Tour)

Sara, the Botanicosaurus, discovers a treasure chest of precious photos and items left behind by her grandmother, Nana. Each of these artefacts tells a story of the wonderful plants and people that have contributed to the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Participants will go on a guided tour of the Heritage Museum and Heritage Core of the Gardens. Suitable for children aged five to nine.

WHERE: Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Nov 23, 10 - 11am ADMISSION: $6 a child & $6 an accompanying adult INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events. Closing date Nov 16 or when full.

Grow With Music! Children's Camps By The Music Circle

A three-day music camp, organised by The Music Circle, for children, aged between seven and 10. Participants will learn to make music, and discover and build their own musical instruments.

Concepts are taught with the Dalcroze method, which uses music and movement to help children build a strong rhythmic foundation.

WHERE: The Little Arts Academy, PoMo, 05-01/02, 1 Selegie Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Dec 9 - 11 and Dec 16 - 18, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: $330 a child ($300 a child if parents sign up more than one child) INFO: www.facebook.com/themusiccirclesingapore


OTHERS

Big N Breezy Bazaar 2015

A rooftop bonanza featuring fashion brands from Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila and Singapore.

WHERE: Lepark, People's Park Complex Carpark, Level 6, 1 Park Road MRT: Chinatown/Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, noon - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: instagram.com/bignbreezy

Brainy Car Rally

Join this event organised by the Brain Tumour Society, its beneficiaries and their families. Enjoy a flash dance performance and a parade of supercars.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Conventions & Exhibition Main Lobby MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Sun, 10am ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6291-2736 INFO: www.braintumoursociety.org.sg

Straits Family Sunday

Explore the colourful world of the Peranakans every second Sunday of each month. Make crafts based on the museum's collection, tour the galleries and dress up in a batik shirt or sarong kebaya.

WHERE: Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall/Bras Basah WHEN: Sun, 1 to 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

6th Annual Be The Change Exposition 2015

This is the largest showcase of social initiatives in Singapore featuring more than 60 schools, educators, teachers, Voluntary Welfare Organisation and non-governmental organisations.

WHERE: Suntec Convention Centre Hall 403, Suntec City, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade/ Promenade WHEN: Thu, 9am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: www.btc2015. eventbrite.sg

Singapore Co-operative Journey Wall

The Singapore Co-operative Movement celebrates its 90th anniversary this year with the Co-Operative Journey Wall, an exhibition by the Singapore National Co-operative Federation featuring milestones of the movement since 1925.

WHERE: Jurong Regional Library, Sky Bridge, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Till Nov 31, 10am - 9pm WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Public Library, Level 2, 4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 WHEN: Dec 1 - 31, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6602-0747 INFO: www.sncf.org.sg


LAST CALL

Workshop And Master Class With Thespian Anupam Kher

Take acting classes conducted by Bollywood star Anupam Kher.

WHERE: Black Box, Goodman Arts centre, 90 Goodman Road MRT: Mountbatten WHEN: Sun, 4 - 5pm (children's masterclass, for ages 10 - 15), 5.30 - 7.30pm (adults' masterclass) ADMISSION: $50 (children) & $175 (adults) TEL: 8138 5229 INFO: E-mail shalaka@wecandoitt.com (limited seats left)

Saturdays@Asian Civilisations Museum

Be captivated by fascinating performances, journey across Asia with storytellers or make your own masterpiece.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.acm.org.sg

Colours Of Our Home

Zhu Hong's colourful depiction of familiar streets, beautiful cityscape and historical buildings in Singapore will awaken the senses and lift spirits.

WHERE: HaKaren Art Gallery, 02-43, Tanglin Shopping Centre , 19 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Today, 10.30am - 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6733-3382 INFO: www.hakaren.com or e-mail info@hakaren.com

Compiled by Chris Tan & Dhurga Ramesh

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 06, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe