Happenings - Gigs

GIGS

The Magic Of Voice By Juz-B

A cappella group Juz-B will entertain with familiar and special renditions of songs such as Ain't No Sunshine, Ye Lai Xiang and Kau llhamku.

WHERE: Safra Jurong, 333 Boon Lay Way MRT: Boon Lay WHEN: Tomorrow, 11.30am & 1.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.safra.sg

Music In The Park

Enjoy engaging music and theatre performances by The Philharmonic Winds, Sweet Tooth (Cake Theatrical Productions) and Irene Jansen and Friends. There is also an interactive art installation by Singaporean artist Chiang Yu Xiang.

WHERE: Open field next to Pasir Ris MRT station MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Sun, 7 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/pasirriswestcacc

Fantasy Garden 2016

People's Association Youth Chinese Orchestra, a full-fledged orchestra with multi-ethnic musicians, will be performing familiar folk tunes such as Di Tanjong Katong, Munnaeru Vaalibaa as well as Mambo No. 5.

WHERE: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 6 - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg/events


CHARITY

Porcelain Painting Workshops For Charity

Learn basic painting techniques on porcelain plates from the artists of Poetic Strokes. Part of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Heritage Gallery MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till Sun, 2.30 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $78 nett (adults), $38 nett (children aged between six & 11) INFO: Workshop tickets are inclusive of a slice of cake & coffee, tea or juice at The Courtyard. Tickets from fullertonporcelainworkshop.peatix.com. Go to www.thefullertonheritage.com/whatsnew

Poetic Strokes

Artists Nana Yong, Ong Gek Hong, Rosemary Oh and Teresa Seow present a selection of exquisite artworks featuring unique motifs painted on porcelain. All proceeds from the sale of artworks will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, East Garden Foyer MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till Mon, all day ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.thefullertonheritage.com/whatsnew


CLASSES

Polishing And Refining: The Role Of The Editor In Creating Great Books For Young Readers

The editor's role in publishing will be examined through discussion and practical exercises. Part of Asian Festival of Children's Content.

WHERE: Singapore Management University, 90 Stamford Road, School of Social Sciences, Level 3, Seminar Room 3.1 MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: $206.25 TEL: 6848-8290 INFO: Register at www.afcc.com.sg

Kaleidoscope-making Workshop

Make your own kaleidoscope and take it for a spin around Esplanade. Part of Flipside.

WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, June 4 & 5, 3, 4.30 & 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com


SPORTS

Singtel-Singapore Cancer Society Race Against Cancer 2016

The annual race is back for the eighth year and will feature two competitive categories - the 10 and 15km Competitive Run - and a 5km Fun Run. The event aims to raise awareness of cancer and the services Singapore Cancer Society provides. The society hopes to raise $1.1 million from the race.

WHERE: Angsana Green, East Coast Park MRT: Paya Lebar/Eunos WHEN: July 3, 7 - 10am ADMISSION: Loyalty rate for 2013, 2014, 2015 race participants: $38 (5km), $45 (10km), $48 (15km); normal rate: $47 (5km), $54 (10km), $59 (15km); student rate for those aged seven - 23: $29 (5km), $32 (10km), $33 (15km) INFO: Register at www.raceagainstcancer.org.sg by Mon

Pledge Your Heart Walk

At this 3.5km walk, participants are encouraged to wear red to honour women and their health. WHERE: Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade MRT: Bayfront WHEN: June 25, 7 - 11am ADMISSION: $15 (participants aged 13 & above); $25 (two adults); $20 (mother & one child aged four - 12); $12 (corporate rate, with a minimum of 20 people) TEL: 9655-6597 INFO: E-mail info@pledgeyour

heartwalk.sg & register at www.pledgeyourheartwalk.sg by June 4


FESTIVALS

Republic Polytechnic's Dance Festival - Momentum 2016

Republic Polytechnic's annual dance festival returns with workshops conducted by renowned instructors and choreographers, Zumba and Bollywood Fitness workouts, free fringe performances and a hip-hop competition.

WHERE: Republic Polytechnic, 9 Woodlands Avenue 9 MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Till tomorrow, various times ADMISSION: Free. Tickets to main showcase tomorrow at $10 INFO: E-mail trcc_events@rp.edu.sg for tickets. Go to www.rp.edu.sg/momentum2016

2016 Big Eyes, Big Minds - Singapore International Children's Film Festival

In its sixth year, this annual film festival will present the best short films from around the world for kids aged two to 18. Highlights include the Asian premiere of Stick Man, an animated film adaptation of a well-loved book by Julia Donaldson.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore Auditorium, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, Sun & June 4, various times ADMISSION: $12.90 a show TEL: 6271-7000 INFO: Tickets from www.nationalgallery.sg or www.bigeyesbigminds.com


TALKS

Country Of Focus: Japan

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Japan, 20 speakers will talk about the trends and developments in children's literature in Japan. Live English interpretation will be provided. Part of Asian Festival of Children's Content 2016.

WHERE: National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5, Possibility Room MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till Sun, various times ADMISSION: $100 (Country of Focus sessions pass) TEL: 6848-8290 INFO: Register at www.afcc.com.sg

Goa: Rome In The Tropics

Ms Pia Rampal, docent with Friends of the Museums (Singapore), will talk about the legacy of Goa as the cosmopolitan capital and centre of Christianity of Portugal's eastern trading empire, Estado da India, spanning almost 450 years.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum , 1 Empress Place, Ngee Ann Auditorium MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon, 11am - noon ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail mml@fom.sg. Go to www.fom.sg

HEH Lunchtime Talks: Me And My Nails

Did you know that the appearance of your nails can offer a glimpse into your occupation, hobbies and general health? Find out more at this Health Education Hub (HEH) talk.

WHERE: National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6, (between Wards 61 & 63) MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: June 3, 1 - 2pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: For registration & inquiries, call 6772-2184

Weight Loss - One Step Closer

At this forum, National University Hospital's Centre for Obesity Management and Surgery will discuss the ills of obesity, along with metabolic surgery, glucose control and how to achieve successful weight loss through a person's diet.

WHERE: STI Auditorium, Capital Tower, 168 Robinson Road, Level 9 MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: June 4, 1 - 3pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, e-mail mandy_ong@nuhs.edu.sg your name, mobile number & number of seats required or send a text message to 9671-8602 by Thu, 5pm

Parents Forum

The Asian Festival of Children's Content 2016 Parents Forum offers parents, teachers and professionals in the field the opportunity to grow a network of support, knowledge and advice on nurturing early learning and bilingualism at home.

WHERE: National Library Building (various rooms), 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: Sun, various times ADMISSION: $80 (full-day pass), $20 (individual session) TEL: 6848-8290 INFO: Register at www.afcc.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Gigs'. Print Edition | Subscribe