Happenings - Films

FILMS

Drop Box

The film depicts the story of South Korean pastor Lee Jong Rak and his heroic efforts to embrace and protect the vulnerable members of society.

WHERE: Filmgarde Bugis+, Level 5, Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Digital: Today & tomorrow, 5 & 7pm; Sun - Wed, 5.15 & 7.15pm WHERE: Filmgarde Kallang, Level 3, Kallang Leisure Park, 5 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Digital & 3D: Today & tomorrow, 5.15 & 7.10pm, Sun - Wed, 7.15pm; Digital only: Today - Wed, 1.15pm ADMISSION: $9.50 (weekday), $12.50 (weekend, eve of public holiday & public holiday) INFO: www.fgcineplex.com.sg

We Are Perfume: World Tour 3rd Document

The concert documentary depicts the Japanese pop girl group's recent world tour.

WHERE: GV Plaza MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Nov 20, 7pm & Nov 21, 4pm WHERE: GV Tampines MRT: Tampines WHEN: Nov 21, 7pm ADMISSION: $16 (GV member), $20 (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: Register at www.europeclimate.eventbrite.com


NATURE

Gardening Made Easy: Bulbophyllum And Its Related Species

Learn about the interesting characteristics of plants and find out how to incorporate them at home. WHERE: Lifestyle Corner, HortPark,

33 Hyderabad Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 9 - 10am ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail nparks_ hortpark@nparks.gov.sg


KIDS

Numbers And Shapes (A Guided Tour)

Children will have the opportunity to discover some interesting characteristics about plants, their leaves, numbers and shapes.

For children aged five to eight.

WHERE: Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Nov 21, 10 - 11am ADMISSION: $6 a child & $6 an accompanying adult INFO: Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events. Registration closes today or when full

English Made Possible

This programme will equip your child with the knowledge and skills needed to tackle the primary level syllabus.

WHERE: 02-10 Greenwich V, 1 Seletar Road MRT: Yio Chu Kang WHEN: Mon, 6 - 7.30pm (Pri 1); 7.30 - 9pm (Pri 2) TEL: 6481-8892 WHERE: Serangoon Gardens, 11A Kensington Park Road MRT: Serangoon WHEN: Tue, 6 - 7.30pm (Pri 1); 7.30 - 9pm (Pri 2) ADMISSION: $5 INFO: www.jan-elly.com

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. 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. Registration closes on Mon or when full

Starquest Science Explorer Workshops

Starquest Enrichment will have four hands-on science workshops during the year-end school holidays for primary school pupils.

WHERE: Starquest@King's Arcade, 02-01, 559 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Nov 24 & 25 or Dec 8 & 9, 9.30am - 12.30pm (Brilliant Science Explorer),1.15 - 4.15pm (Marvellous Science Explorer), Nov 26 & 27 or Dec 10 & 11, 9.30am -12.30pm (Awesome Science Explorer), 1.15 - 4.15pm (Mega Magic Science Explorer) ADMISSION: $220 (a workshop, including materials), $198 (discounted fees for Starquest students & group/children signing up for two or more workshops) TEL: 6469-3839 INFO: www.science.edu.sg

Children's Holiday Chinese Calligraphy Classes

A special holiday Chinese calligraphy programme for children during the school holidays.

WHERE: Singapore Calligraphy Centre, 48 Waterloo Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Nov 23 - 27, 9 - 11am & 11.05am - 1.05pm ADMISSION: $100 for five lessons TEL: 6337-7753 INFO: www.ccss.org.sg (each class takes up to 15 students)


OTHERS

Planning For Your Retirement Celebrity and entrepreneur

Irene Ang and Mr J. Parasuraman, chief executive officer of a financial advisory firm, will provide tips on financial and retirement planning.

WHERE: Braddell Heights Community Club (outdoor space), 50 Serangoon Avenue 2 MRT: Serangoon WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.cpf-bigrchat.sg

Cooking Demo At Tangs, Orchard

Chef Eric Low shares tips and ideas to help reduce food waste in the kitchen. Part of Electrolux's campaign to raise awareness of food waste. Until Nov 22, post a picture of your empty plate online and hashtag #happyplatesg. For every three hashtags, Electrolux will donate a food bundle through The Food Bank Singapore.

WHERE: Tangs at Tangs Plaza, Orchard, 310 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Sun & Nov 22, noon - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.happyplate.sg/cooking-demos

World Diabetes Day Singapore 2015

Healthcare professionals, industry partners, family and the Government highlight the costs and suffering caused by diabetes and the need for its prevention and control.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 3, Rooms 300 - 312, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Sun, 9am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.diabetes.org.sg

Good To Be Home Expo Big Furniture Fair

More than 60 international furniture and mattress brands will be showcasing their latest designs and offering demonstrations on innovative products.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 7, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: Till Sun, noon - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.singaporeexpo.com.sg or www.myhomeinternational.com.sg

Singapore Cooperative Journey Wall

The Singapore Cooperative Movement celebrates its 90th anniversary with the Cooperative Journey Wall, an exhibition by the Singapore National Cooperative 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 INFO: www.sncf.org.sg


LAST CALL

Congyu Wang Piano Recital - Featuring Works By Francis Poulenc

Wang Congyu performs his 30 piano concertos, as well as the complete solo piano oeuvre of Chopin and Poulenc.

WHERE: Alliance Francaise, 1 Sarkies Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Sun, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6838-0525 INFO: To purchase tickets, go to Steinway Gallery Singapore, 01-01A Palais Renaissance, 390 Orchard Road. Go to www.congyuwang.com

Shantanjali Festival Of Arts 2015

Art groups and artists tell a shared story to celebrate Singapore's 50 years of achievements.

WHERE: Hong Lim Park MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today, 7 - 10pm, tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6535- 0509 INFO: www.a-list.sg/dancelist/ shantanjali-festival-of-arts

The Big Draw

This international event for children promotes drawing beyond the traditional pencil-to-paper way.

WHERE: Playeum, Children's Centre for Creativity, 01-21 Gillman Barracks, Block 47 Malan Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, noon - 5pm & 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free for big draw activities, admission charges apply to children's centre for creativity: $20 (child aged one - 12); free for 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

Compiled by Chris Tan & Dhurga Ramesh

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 13, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe