Happening: Films


Mums & Babies: Barbie In Princess Power (G)

Join Barbie in her latest adventure as she turns into Super Hero Princess Super Sparkle and saves the day. Diaper tables with wet wipes and baby lotion are provided in the cinema halls.

WHERE: GV Plaza, GV Tampines, GV Bishan, GV Jurong Point, GV Yishun, GV Katong, GV City Square, GV Grand, Great World City MRT: Various WHEN: Mon, 11am (GV Plaza & GV Tampines); 11.30am ( GV Bishan & GV Jurong Point); noon ( GV Yishun, GV Katong, GV City Square & GV Grand, Great World City) ADMISSION: $6, free for babies & kids under 90cm tall TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Get a gift with every pair of tickets bought, while stocks last. Tickets from www.gv.com.sg. Go to www.gv.com.sg/GVPromotions


Readers' Choice Awards

From now till Oct 31, vote for your favourite local books and authors and you may win gift vouchers and a one-year Popular card. INFO: Go to ao.popular.com.sg/readerschoice


Heritage Tour

Take a walk through the redeveloped Tanglin/Heritage Core of the Gardens You can see the Heritage Trees, the Bandstand, sculptures and the Saraca Stream Walk.

WHERE: Visitor Services Desk, Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6471-7138 INFO: Register 15 minutes before the tour. Go to www.nparks.gov.sg


Journey West: Web Of Deceit By Paper Monkey Theatre (Singapore)

Children can learn the virtues of determination and loyalty while getting to know the art of Teochew Metal Rod Puppetry and Shadow Puppetry. Performed in Mandarin with English surtitles.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today, 10.30am & 2pm; tomorrow & Sun, 2 & 6pm ADMISSION: $22, $20 ( family, with minimum purchase of four or more tickets) TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: Recommended for children aged five and above. No admission for children aged three and under. Go to www.esplanade.com

Singapore Legends With Nek Selampit (Nek Selampit Dan Legenda Singapura)

A Malay storytelling session where Jumaini Ariff will tell stories of Sang Kanchil & The Crocodile and Badang. For children aged five to 12.

WHERE: Everest Room, Woodlands Regional Library, 900 South Woodlands Drive MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 1pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-2244 INFO: www.mbms.sg

Dr Seuss' The Cat In The Hat

The Cat In The Hat has been developed into a play by Britain's National Theatre, which is being restaged by the Singapore Repertory Theatre's The Little Company.

WHERE: DBS Arts Centre Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, Robertson Quay, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Sun, 10am (Tue - Fri), 11am & 2pm (weekend) ADMISSION: $25 & $28 (weekday), $35, $38 & $49 (weekend) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Singapore Co-Operative Journey Wall

The Singapore Co-operative Movement celebrates its 90th anniversary this year with an exhibition by the Singapore National Co-operative Federation featuring milestones of the movement since 1925.

WHERE: Jurong West Public Library, level 1, 60 Jurong West Central 3 MRT: Boon Lay WHEN: Till tomorrow, 10am - 9pm WHERE: Jurong Regional Library, Sky Bridge, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Nov 2 - 31, 10am - 9pm

WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Public Library, 4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 MRT: Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Dec 1 - 31, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6602-0747 INFO: www.sncf.org.sg

Secret Party

Put on your Peranakan best, move to the beats of DJ Tinc and laugh with Hossan Leong. This event is for those 18 years and above.

WHERE: Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm - 1am ADMISSION: Free with registration TEL: 6332-7591 INFO: Register at www.eventbrite.sg. Go to www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

Library Book Sale

A large collection of used library books are for sale at $1 or $2. Books for all ages are available in all four languages and a wide variety of genres.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 6B, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo/Simei WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 9am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-3255 INFO: Payment by Nets, CashCard or cash. Go to www.nlb.gov.sg

VivoCity & Tangs Mid-Autumn Fair 2015

Choose from more than 40 brands of mooncakes from hotels, restaurants and bakeries.

WHERE: VivoCity Central Court, Level 1, 1 Harbourfront Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.vivocity.com.sg

Festive Bazaar & Carnival

At the Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival, more than 300 stalls will be selling festive treats including pomelos, mooncakes and tea.

WHERE: Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street, Smith Street & open space in front of  People's Park Complex MRT: Telok Ayer/Chinatown/ Outram Park WHEN: Till Sept 27,11am - 10.30pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.chinatownfestivals.sg or www.facebook.com/chinatown.festivals

Gain City East To West Expo

This event features a wide selection of air-conditioners, home appliances, electronics and IT products, both at the Expo and the Gain City Megastore @ Sungei Kadut. There will be special deals at prices below cost.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 4B, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: facebook.com/likegaincity


Hello Goodbye

The Singapore Repertory Theatre stages comedy Hello Goodbye. The cast includes Shane Mardjuki and Denise Tan.

WHERE: DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $54 & $64 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Remembering LKY

A tribute to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew and his initiative to plant more trees in Singapore, this exhibition by artists including Audrey Yang, Clover Chan and Chang Hui-Fang presents artworks interpreting the founding prime minister's life and legacy.

WHERE: One Raffles Place, Atrium, 1 Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Last day, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9797-3892 INFO:  www.wordyourstory.com/rememberinglky

SSO: Beethoven Violin Concerto - With Leonidas Kavakos

Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos returns with Beethoven's Violin Concerto. He will also conduct Dvorak's Seventh Symphony, which the composer said was inspired by "love, God and my fatherland".

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $21 - $75 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Unearthed: Singapore At 25

Check out the contents of a time capsule buried in front of the Empress Place building on Dec 29, 1990. Objects include development plans from the 1970s and a poster of Ah Meng, the late orang utan ambassador of the Singapore Zoo.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 7pm (Sat - Thu), 10am - 9pm (Fri) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332-7798 INFO: www.acm.org.sg

Parcel Of Seasons By Lim Wan Ying

A debut solo exhibition featuring the works of this Singapore artist, who uses collages of paper, integrating the unpredictability of Chinese ink, and contrasting with acrylic and the softness of watercolour.

WHERE: Flaneur Gallery, 129 Jalan Besar MRT: Bugis/Lavender WHEN: Till Sun, 3 - 8pm (today), 1 - 6pm (tomorrow & Sun) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9112-4685 INFO: facebook.com/flaneurgallery

Compiled by Callyn Chow & Chris Tan

The listings on this page are free. Write to Life Happenings, Life, The Straits Times, 1000 Toa Payoh North, Singapore 318994, e-mail stlife@sph.com.sg or fax 6319-8276 at least two weeks ahead. Include the name of the event, organiser, venue, date and time, ticket prices and nearest MRT station, as well as your name, address and contact number. We reserve the right to edit or reject items. Go to www.straitstimes.com (click on Lifestyle) for more listings

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 25, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - FRIDI25C'. Subscribe