Happenings - Films

FILMS

Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo And Finding Dory Movie Marathon

Finding Dory is the sequel to 2003's Finding Nemo. The bundle comes with a kiddie popcorn combo and take-home premiums.

WHERE: GV Plaza & GV Tampines MRT: Various WHEN: Wed, GV Tampines: 1pm; GV Plaza: 4pm ADMISSION: $21 (GV Club members), $25 (public) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: www.gv.com.sg


NATURE

What's In My Water?

This guided walk features the creatures and plants that live in and around the waters of Sungei Buloh.

WHERE: Meet at Information Counter, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (Kranji Way entrance), 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: June 18, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration closes on Tue or when full. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


CONTEST

Safra Lil' Stars

Safra's annual talent contest for children aged three to 12 returns. There will be workshops for all finalists and winners, organised by the Singapore Show Choir Academy.

WHERE: Safra Toa Payoh Atrium, 293 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Tomorrow & June 18 (heats) ; June 25 (finals), noon - 6pm ADMISSION: Safra member: $10 (Junior Solo, aged three - six), $10 (Solo aged seven - 12), $20 a group aged three - 12 (minimum two & maximum eight people), $8 for one parent & one child; non-member: $15 (Junior Solo aged three - six), $15 (Solo aged seven - 12), $30 a group aged three - 12 (minimum two & maximum eight people), $10 for one parent & one child TEL: 1800-377-9800 INFO: www.safra.sg/lilstars

PA Water-Venture - Project Blue WaVe ECO Challenge

Navigate obstacle courses as you kayak along the Punggol Waterway and learn about otters. There are also interactive booths and games at the Eco Expo at Waterway Point mall.

WHERE: Punggol Waterway Park, Sentul Crescent Road MRT: Punggol WHEN: June 26, 8am - 4pm ADMISSION: Masters category for ages 50 & above: $30 (PAssion card holder), $40 (non-PAssion card holder); Family 1 category for one parent, one child aged seven - 12: $30 (PAssion card holder), $40 (non-PAssion card holder); open category for ages 17 & above: $50 (PAssion card holder), $60 (non-PAssion card holder); Family 2 category for one parent, one child aged 13 - 16: $30 (PAssion card holder), $40 (non-PAssion card holder) TEL: 6582-4796 INFO: Registration closes Thu. Register at www.one.pa.gov.sg. Go to www.facebook.com/WaterVenture


KIDS

Safra Sprint Kids 2016 - Army Days 2nd Edition

The event features challenges inspired by the Singapore Armed Forces' Standard Obstacle Course, such as stepping stones, dodging panels and low wall. Besides individual competitions, there is also a father-and-child race and a Families for Life Challenge.

WHERE: Safra Jurong, 333 Boon Lay Way MRT: Boon Lay WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun (heats) , 11am - 7pm WHERE: Singapore Sports Hub MRT: Stadium WHEN: June 18 (semi-finals & finals) 11am - 5pm; June 19 (father & child race or Families for Life challenge), 9am - 11am ADMISSION: Safra member: $12 (single), $18 (father & child), $35 (Families for Life Challenge); non-member: $15 (single), $22 (father & child), $45 (Families for Life Challenge) TEL: 1800-377-9800 INFO: Register at www.safra.sg

Imagine | Native - Creative Fest For Kids!

This marine-themed educational fair features story-telling sessions and writing workshops. Illustrators demonstrate their craft and kids can do art jamming.

WHERE: SEA Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Maritime Experiential Museum, Basement 1 MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 7pm ADMISSION: One-day adult pass: $5 (inclusive of one $5 Imagine | Native voucher), one-day child pass (ages four - 12): $3 (inclusive of one free goodie bag worth $25) TEL: 6577-8888

Connecting With Nature: Incredible Freshwater Wildlife Workshop

Visit freshwater ponds and learn about local freshwater habitats and aquatic critters. Suitable for children aged five to 12.

WHERE: HortPark, 33 Hyderabad Road, Visitor Services Centre MRT: Pasir Panjang/Labrador Park WHEN: June 17, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $25 a child INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg/events

Holiday Camps That Connect Stem To Real-World Concepts

The hands-on team-based activities make learning Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) concepts fun and effective. For ages seven to 12.

WHERE: Woodlands Room at HDB Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Island Survivors camp: Mon - Wed; Mediaeval Inventors camp: Thu - June 17; all from 9.30am - 4.30pm ADMISSION: $240 for Mediaeval Inventors; $360 for Island Survivors (includes lunch & snacks) INFO: Register at www.inventivekids.asia


OTHERS

Singapore Fighting Championship 3

Catch an exciting line-up of fighters from the United States, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Australia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Singapore.

WHERE: Singapore Futsing Association, 2 Allenby Road MRT: Lavender/Farrer Park WHEN: Today, 5 - 11pm ADMISSION: $48, $50 (at the door) TEL: 9880-9848 INFO: Tickets from www.singaporefightingchampionships.com

Baby Baby

There are discounts from more than 500 participating brands and more than 500 star buys.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 3, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 11am - 9pm, Sun, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.babybabysg.com

Our Army Exhibition

Taste combat field rations, watch unarmed combat and military dogs in action and learn to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Children get to try military uniforms, paint their faces with camouflage cream and test their shooting skills, among other activities.

WHERE: Toa Payoh Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 10am - 10pm; Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/oursingaporearmy

Special Father's Day Farmers Market At Loewen Gardens

Buy fresh vegetables, olive oil, jam, chutneys and other produce. Students from Melbourne Specialist International School will sell handmade Father's Day cards. There will also be a trampoline, face-painting and a play area for kids.

WHERE: The Pantry, 75 Loewen Road MRT: Farrer Road WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am - 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6474-0441 INFO: www.thepantrycookeryschool.com

Kapok10 - In Celebration Of Kapok's 10th Anniversary

Lifestyle shop kapok celebrates with music by local bands Take Two and DEON and a DJ guest set by kapok founder Arnault Castel. There will also be gifts and games.

WHERE: kapok singapore, 111 Middle Road, National Design Centre, 01-05 MRT: Bugis WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6339-7987 INFO: www.facebook.com/KapokSG

Roald And Behold! It Has Been 100 Years…

Sept 13 marks the centennial anniversary of the birth of British children's author Roald Dahl. In a pre-celebration of this day, Books Kinokuniya Liang Court organises two events for readers to learn more about Dahl and his books.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya Liang Court, 177 River Valley Road, 03-50 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Tomorrow & June 26, 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6337-1300 INFO: www.kinokuniya.com.sg/whats-on

LAST CALL

Dance India Asia Pacific Showcase - Reflections

This showcase of Kumudini Lakhia's finest creations features emotive solos, duets and trios, led by Sanjukta Sinha, along with highly accomplished kathak dancers Souvik Chakraborty and Kalrav Dave.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 8pm ADMISSION: $28TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The City I Breathe: Ink Works By Li Jian Gang

This third solo exhibition here by the China-born artist features 25 paintings. Li specialises in the daxieyi (freehand) method of painting cityscapes and is known for his lively brushwork and sensitive expression with ink smudges.

WHERE: AC43 Gallery, 231 Bain Street, Bras Basah Complex, 02-43 MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Till Sun, noon - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6336-0446 INFO: www.facebook.com/ac43gallery

Ghost Writer

Helmed by Cultural Medallion recipients Alvin Tan and Haresh Sharma of The Necessary Stage, Ghost Writer offers a glimpse into the lives of characters intertwined by ties that bind and suffocate.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 8pm; tomorrow, 3 & 8pm; Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: $38 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Compiled by Callyn Chow & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 10, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe