Happenings - Films

MOVIES UNDER THE STAR

The line-up includes Transformers: Age Of Extinction, How To Train Your Dragon 2 and Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb.

Where: Star Plaza, Basement 1, The Star Vista, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista When: Every Saturday till June 27, 7.30pm Admission: Free (limited to first 100 tickets presented for redemption on each movie screening day) Tel: 6694-3111 Info: Go to www.thestarvista.com or www.facebook.com/TheStarVista

THE FOUNDATION OF RUN RUN SHAW'S CINEMA EMPIRE (FILM SCREENINGS)

A selection of films produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio from the 1950s to the 1970s, including The Merdeka Bridge (1959), When Durians Bloom (1959), as well as Malay films made in Singapore and Cantonese productions.

Where: National Museum of Singapore, Gallery Theatre, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah When: Till June 28, various timings Admission: $8 a ticket Tel: 6622-7700 Info: heritagefest.sg

NATURE FLOWERY FUN TIMES FLORAL DISPLAY

The third of six chapters in Gardens by the Bay's storytelling journey, drawing visitors into the worlds of folklore, legends, fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Step into a world filled with characters such as Mary And Her Little Lamb and Old MacDonald.

Where: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront When: Till July 19, 9am - 9pm Admission: Free (admission charges to the Cooled Conservatories apply) Tel: 6420-6848 Info: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

CONTESTS

HARMONY@WORKPLACES PHOTO CONTEST: CELEBRATING HARMONY AT WORK

Join the annual Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest to win more than $3,000 worth of prizes. The contest, organised by the Ministry of Manpower's Community Engagement Programme Unit, is open to all working adults in Singapore aged 18 and above.

Info: To participate, submit photographs that display camaraderie and team spirit at work by June 26 to www.facebook.com/Harmony.atWorkplaces

GOLDEN POINT AWARD

This award is Singapore's premier creative writing competition for short stories and poetry in the official languages - English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. Submissions close on June 30.

Info: Registration fee for each entry is $16. Go to www.bit.ly/1AhpCqT

HER WORLD GOLF CHALLENGE 2015

The Her World Golf Challenge is happening at the prestigious Sentosa Golf Club this year. Round up your girlfriends and pit your skills against other local enthusiasts. Sign up now and receive a goodie bag worth $150. Also, stand a chance to win fabulous prizes.

Where: Sentosa Golf Club (Tanjong Course), 27 Bukit Manis Road MRT: HarbourFront When: July 3, 11am - 9.30pm; 1pm (Tee-off) Admission: $289 (includes lunch & dinner) Info: Register at campaign.herworldplus.com/herworldgolf2015

TOURS

FOLIAGE GARDEN TOUR

A guided tour for children aged five to 12 to learn about ornamental plants boasting colour- ful foliage of varying shapes and textures.

Where: Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens When: Tue, 10 - 11.30am Admission: $9 a child & $9 an accompanying adult. Make payment on the event date itself Tel: 6471-9961/6465-0196 Info: Tour will be held at Foliage Garden. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg

MUDDY AND HIS HOME

Join Muddy and his friends for an adventure in the wetlands of Sungei Buloh. You will hear interesting stories and enjoy the fresh morning air as you go on a nature walk.

Where: Meet at the information counter (Neo Tiew Crescent entrance), Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji When: June 20, 9.30am - 11am Admission: Free Info: Registration opens today and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events

RAFFLES WALK OF FAME

The 45-minute tours conducted by the volunteer guides from the National Heritage Board's Preservation of Sites and Monuments Division will reveal more about the hotel and some of its many famous guests, including Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, W. Somerset Maugham, Charlie Chaplin, Karl Lagerfeld, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Where: Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall When: Every Saturday till Aug, 9am, 11am, 3pm & 5pm) Admission: $20 a person, fully redeemable at the Raffles Gift Shop and all hotel-operated food and beverage outlets Tel: 6337-1886 Info: To register, e-mail the Preservation of Sites and Monuments Division at nhb_nationalmonuments@nhb.gov.sg. Go to www.raffles.com/singapore/offers/sg50

KIDS

FUN WITH SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS & FRIENDS LIVE CHARACTER SHOW

Listen to Patchy the Pirate tell of the sea antics of SpongeBob SquarePants and his best friend Patrick Star as they make believe that they are men, complete with moustaches. Meet and take a photo with SpongeBob and Patrick from Bikini Bottom when you spend a minimum of $120. American Express card members need to spend only $100 to qualify.

Where: VivoCity Central Court, Level 1, 1 Harbourfront Walk MRT: HarbourFront When: Till Sunday, 2 & 7pm (today); 1, 4 & 7pm (tomorrow & Sun) Admission: Free Tel: 6377-6870/6377-6860 Info: www.vivocity.com.sg

SUMMER CAMP: ETIQUETTE FOR KIDS

In this workshop, children learn the fundamentals of social etiquette, rules of meet-and-greet, importance of respect, proper posture and dining etiquette. Suitable for participants aged four to 12.

Where: Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Road 8 MRT: Paya Lebar When: Tomorrow or June 27, 9am - noon; June 22 to 24, 10am - 4pm Admission: From $128 a person (includes materials & certificate) Tel: 8228-9686 Info: Register at www.krystalcharm.com/vacation-boot-camps

ACT 3 THEATRICS - CREATIVE CHIEF SERIES

In this five-day programme, children aged five to eight learn to read, write and speak confidently. The teachers are R. Chandran and Amy J. Cheng.

Where: 169B Goldhill Shopping Centre, opposite United Square MRT: Novena When: Mon - June 19, 10am - noon Admission: $350 a child Info: www.act3theatrics.com

STARQUEST SCIENCE EXPLORER WORKSHOPS

Primary school children can sign up for any of four Starquest Science Explorer Workshops - the Wow Science Explorer, Mysterious Science Explorer, Mega Magic Science Explorer and Super Science Explorer.

Where: Starquest@King Arcade, 02-01, 559 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens When: Tue & Wed, 9.30am - 12.30pm (Wow Science Explorer); 1.15 - 4.15pm (Mysterious Science Explorer), Thu & Fri, 9.30am - 12.30pm (Mega Magic Science Explorer); 1.15 - 4.15pm (Super Science Explorer) Admission: $220 for each workshop including all materials. Discounted fees of $198 for Starquest students and children/group signing up for two or more workshop Tel: 6469-3839

LET'S GET GROOVY AT CITY SQUARE MALL

Spend at least $60 to redeem an exclusive pass for the Meet & Greet session wth Barney and a carnival ticket. Spend $100 and you can redeem a limited pass for the Barney's Jukebox Cookie Art Session.

Where: City Square Mall, Level 1, Atrium, 180 Kitchener Road MRT: Farrer Park When: Till June 21 (daily except Mon), Barney's Jukebox Party Live On Stage: 1 & 7pm (Tue - Fri); 1, 4 & 7pm (Sat & Sun), Barney's Jukebox Cookie Art Session: 2.30pm Admission: Free (minimum spending required for meet & greet session & Barney's Jukebox Cookie Art Session) Tel: 6595-6595 Info: Go to www.citysquaremall.com.sg or www.facebook.com/citysquaremall

CELEBRATING WILDLIFE SERIES: THE WEIRD & WONDERFUL (A BIODIVERSITY INVESTIGATIVE WORKSHOP)

In this workshop, children learn about weird and wonderful plants through a slide-show and plant specimens. They also get to do art and craft and go on a guided walk around the Botanic Gardens to look for these plants. Suitable for children from kindergarten to Primary 6.

Where: Classroom 1 and 2, Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Orchard When: June 25, 9am - 1pm Admission: $50 per child (materials and refreshments included) Info: Registration closes on Thu, or when registration is full, whichever is earlier. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events

AMK HUB SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

Kids can interact with roving adventurers including Twin Sharks and The Koalas as well as a pirate on the hunt for his treasure box till June 28. Also discover the best treasure deals and rewards at AMK Hub.

Where: AMK Hub, 53 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 MRT: Ang Mo Kio When: Till June 28, various timing (Roving Adventures) Admission: Free Tel: 6753-9000 Info: www.amkhub.com.sg

FAMILY FUN THIS JUNE - SENTOSA

Until June 28, selected hotels on Sentosa are offering staycation packages from $288++, which include a Sentosa FUN Pass that provides complimentary access for the family to at least three attractions.

Info: www.sentosa.com.sg/en/familyfun

UKULELE STARTER WORKSHOP FOR KIDS (7 TO 14 YEARS OLD)

The workshop encourages participants to discover the ukulele while learning music. It covers basic chords, rhythm and strumming, providing a foundation for developing ukulele skills.

Where: Ukulele Movement, 178 Race Course Road MRT: Farrer ParkWhen: Till June 25, various times Admission: $16.05Info: ukulelemovement.com/workshops.html

PARENT & CHILD UKULELE WORKSHOP

This workshop covers basic chords, basic strumming and plucking. Parent and child learn to play songs as a duet.

Where: Ukulele Movement, 178 Race Course Road MRT: Farrer Park When: Till June 25, various times Admission: $30 a parent-child pair Info: ukulelemovement.com/workshops.html

OTHERS

SHARE HAPPINESS AT FABER PEAK

Get hands-on with your little ones at Singapore Cable Car Sand Art Workshop on June 20 and 21. There is also a Share a Coke Roadshow from today to Sun where members of the public receive a free personalised can of Coke with every $10 spent of Coca-Cola trademark products. Up to 1,000 complimentary Mount Faber Line cable car tickets will be given away each day with the purchase of the Share A Coke $10 bundles.

Info: For more information, go to www.faberpeaksingapore.com

OLAF COMES TO SINGAPORE!

Frozen fans who snap a photo with Olaf and upload it on Instagram with the hashtag #disneyonclassicsg stand to win four VIP tickets (worth $676) and four backstage tour passes to Disney On Classic - A Magical Night Asia Tour 2015. During this period, anyone who buys at least $170 worth of tickets to Disney On Classic at The Star Vista by Sunday may receive a Frozen charm bracelet.

Where: The Star Vista, Level B1, 1 Vista Exchange Green MRT: Buona Vista When: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 6pm Admission: Free Tel: 6272-6898/6694-3111 Info: www.facebook.com/MetropolitanSG

GARENA CARNIVAL

Watch top eSports teams duke it out in the Garena Carnival arena, in games such as League Of Legends, Blackshot and Fifa. The carnival also features the inaugural Garena cosplay competition with guest judges Aza Miyuko and Hori from South Korea. Ticket includes special-edition Garena goodies and automatic entry into the sponsors' lucky draw.

Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Suntec City, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/Promenade When: Tomorrow & Sun, all day from 10.30am Admission: $11Tel: 6348-5555 Info: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg Go to carnival.garena.com

AVIVA SUPERFUNDAE

This one-day funival features a timed, multi-challenge Ninja Quest obstacle course, dads-only beer dashes, kid-friendly milk dashes, mosaic and mural creation workshops, pudding paint sessions and water-play with Nerf Supersoakers. A wide array of food from Pasarbella and entertainment will be available for families to enjoy in a laidback, picnic setting. There will also be mass dance lessons and an outdoor movie screening.

Where: The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront When: June 20, 10am - 9pm Admission: $31 (online); $37 (at the door) Tel: 6602-9900 Info: Special bundle deals are available for group purchases. Each ticket also comes with a goodie bag worth about SGD50. For more information & get tickets, go to www.superfundae.com.sg

THE AUDI DRIVING EXPERIENCE 2015

Drivers can experience first-hand the progressiveness, sportiness and sophistication of the Audi brand by getting behind the wheel of its range of models, including the newly launched Audi A6 range and Audi RS 6 Avant.

Where: Audi Driving Experience Centre, 9 Leng Kee Road MRT: Queenstown/Redhill When: Today - June 21, 7.30am, 10.30am or 2.30pm Admission: $175 (myAudiworld member); $250 (non-myAudiworld member and non-Audi owners); $40 (non-driving accompanying participant) Tel: 6513-3674 Info: Register at www.audidrivingexperience.sg

LAST CALL

PLANET OCEAN - SCREENING OF "HOME"

Directed by photographer Yann Arthus- Bertrand and narrated by Glenn Close, Home takes viewers on a visually stunning voyage around the world to learn more about climate change. This is held in collaboration with Institut Francais Singapour and the French Embassy, as part of Voilah! 2015.

Where: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront When: Today, 8 - 10pm Admission: Free Tel: 6420-6848 Info: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

SEEING THEM DIFFERENTLY BY TAY INING AND JUSTIN LIN

The sculpture exhibition showcases hand-crafted studio pieces that are created from industrial materials, brass and mild steel. They explore the potential of ordinary mediums beyond their industrial functions.

Where: Flaneur Gallery, 129 Jalan Besar MRT: Farrer Park/Little India When: Till Sun, 1 - 6pm (Wed - Sun); by appointment on Mon & Tue Admission: Free Tel: 9112-4685Info: E-mail mike@flaneur.sg or go to www.flaneur.sg

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