Happenings - Films

FILMS

The Jungle Book (G)

This 1967 animated feature, loosely based on Rudyard Kipling's tales, takes place in a tropical jungle where a panther, Bagheera, finds a baby and takes him to be raised by the wolves.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2.30pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

Fade In/Fade Out: Mr Funnybone (PG)

This 1976 film by Hong Kong's Shaw Brothers stars Singaporean comedian Wang Sha as Mr Funnybone, also known as Old Master Q, a popular Hong Kong comic character created during the 1960s. In Mandarin with English subtitles.

WHERE: B1 Auditorium, Woodlands Regional Library, 900 South Woodlands Drive MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Sun, 2.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: For inquiries, call 6332-3255 or e-mail arts@nlb.gov.sg

Apprentice (M18)

Singapore's official entry to next year's Academy Awards follows a young prisons officer and his relationship with the chief executioner of the prison.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Dec 10 & 18, 5pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

NATURE

Merry Medley Floral Display

Christmas-themed florals such as poinsettias, amaryllis and Christmas roses grace Yuletide scenes, while majestic conifer trees fill the air with their woody, evergreen scent. The festivity continues at night as the Flower Dome takes on the magical radiance of Italian Luminaire lights.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Jan 5, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Usual charges to Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

CONTEST

Men's Health Virtual Run

The Ultra Challenge consists of five key milestones. Download the Runkeeper app and start running to clock distances. There will also be weekly social media challenges, with chances to win prizes that include gift vouchers, action cameras and party meals. Challenge period is till Dec 31.

INFO: menshealth.com.sg/vr

KIDS

Roald Dahl's Propsposterous Playtime

Children aged three to 12 can explore their favourite Roald Dahl characters and stories through hands-on activities and exhibits.

WHERE: Playeum's Children's Centre for Creativity, 01-23 Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.playeum.com/propsposterous-playtime

Junior Bookbinder: Stitch And Sketch Your Book!

Learn stab-binding, stitching and sketching techniques to create a book. Suitable for children aged five to 12. Children aged five to seven must be accompanied by an adult and parent assistance is recommended for children aged eight to 10.

WHERE: The Thistle Bindery & Co, 03-57 , 531 Upper Cross Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Tomorrow, 10.30am - 1pm ADMISSION: $50 (a child or parent-child pair) TEL: 8381-3399 INFO: Register at lessonsgowhere.com.sg. Go to www.facebook.com/TheThistleBindery

Storytelling @ Giggles - Snow

This storytelling session features the Uri Shulevitz story which was named a Caldecott Honor Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book. Suitable for children aged two to six.

WHERE: Giggles, 02-500B, 87 Marine Parade Central MRT: Eunos WHEN: Tomorrow, 3.15 - 3.45pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, e-mail writetous@owlreaders.club

My Little Pony Musical - Rainbow Rocks

Catch unicorn pony Twilight Sparkle and her friends in this musical adapted from Hasbro Studios' animated movie of the same name.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, 11am, 2.30 & 5.30pm ADMISSION: $52 - $152 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Hi-5 Fairytale

Hi-5 puppet Chatterbox narrates from her magical Hi-5 book of Sharing Stories in this theatrical production.

WHERE: Sands Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Dec 2 & 4, 10.30am & 2.30pm; Dec 3, 10.30am, 2.30 & 6.30pm ADMISSION: $49 - $129 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Elegant Etiquette Holiday Workshop

Learn social etiquette skills including proper meet-and-greet, personal grooming, dining etiquette and deportment. Suitable for children aged five to 10.

WHERE: The Commerze@Irving, 1 Irving Place MRT: Tai Seng WHEN: Dec 3, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Early-bird registration rate till Sun: $128 (a child), $198 (for two); standard rate till Thu: $148 TEL: 8228-9686 INFO: Register at www.krystalcharm.com/Elegant-Etiquette-Workshop

OTHERS

Keepers Festive Pop-Up Store

Buy unique Christmas gifts, from homeware and jewellery to accessories and chocolate, at this festive pop-up store.

WHERE: East Garden Foyer, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 11am - 9pm & tomorrow, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.thefullertonheritage.com

K+ Artisans Weekend

Discover 40 independent artists and creators and their handmade wares. Some will offer live demonstrations of their craft, customisation and mini workshops.

WHERE: Level 3 Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: bit.ly/kplus-artisanswkend

ArtStop@SCO

Local designers and entrepreneurs will set up pop-up booths featuring craftwork, hands-on workshops and food and beverages.

WHERE: Outdoor Plaza, Singapore Conference Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 1 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sco.com.sg & www.facebook.com/singapore.chinese.orchestra

Raffles City Singapore X Craftholic

Hang out with Craftholic mascots Rab Bunny and Sloth Bear, redeem manicure sessions and sign up for 3D card-making and hairband-making workshops at this pop-up store event. Some activities and workshops require a minimum spend.

WHERE: Level 3 Atrium, Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Dec 27, 11am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Free, registration required at Level 1 concierge for workshops & manicure sessions TEL: 6318-0238 INFO: E-mail rcap@capitaland.com. Go to www.rafflescity.com.sg

Christmas Fair & Santa

Children can take a photo with Father Christmas while their parents shop for festive products at this fair.

WHERE: Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Today, tomorrow, Dec 2 & 3, 10am - 7pm; Sun & Dec 4, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/ClunyCourt

MediShield Life Roadshow

Learn about the enhancements of MediShield Life through interactive stations, trivia and games. Prizes and goodie bags are up for grabs.

WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Central Stage (beside Jubilee), Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Sun, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.medishieldlife.sg

LAST CALL

Strings Fantasy

International violin virtuoso Lu Siqing will collaborate with renowned cellist Qin Li Wei to perform masterpieces under the baton of Singapore Chinese Orchestra music director Tsung Yeh.

WHERE: SCO Concert Hall, Level 1 Singapore Conference Hall, 7 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 - $99 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Gone By, Just Before The Present Time

This exhibition by Singapore artists Chen Sai Hua Kuan and Wang Ruobing will feature the duo's use of optical illusions to explore memory and history, identity and social experience in Singapore.

WHERE: iPreciation, 01-01 HPL House, 50 Cuscaden Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Today, 10am - 7pm & tomorrow, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6339-0678 INFO: www.ipreciation.com

Father Christmas

This is a stage adaptation of the Father Christmas children's books by Raymond Briggs. Get a sneak peek at how Father Christmas prepares for his biggest night of the year, Christmas Eve.

WHERE: Drama Theatre, School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Today, 5pm; tomorrow & Sun, 11am, 2 & 4.30pm ADMISSION: $41 - $62 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 25, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe