Happenings - Films

Kids Flix: The Good Dinosaur (PG)

Pixar Animation Studios takes you into the world of dinosaurs, where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

WHERE: Golden Village Theatres MRT: Various WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am (GV Plaza, GV Jurong Point, GV Bishan, GV City Square, GV Tampines & GV Suntec City); 11.30am (GV Yishun, GV Katong & GV Grand, Great World City) ADMISSION: $6, free for kids under 90cm tall TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Gifts with every pair of tickets bought. Tickets from gv.com.sg/GVMovies


Nature Keeper Camp

The half-day camp at Dairy Farm Nature Park aims to inculcate an appreciation of forests and encourage young ones to protect Singapore's natural heritage.

WHERE: Dairy Farm Nature Park, 100 Dairy Farm Road MRT: Bukit Gombak WHEN: Feb 27, 9am - noon ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Go to nparks.gov.sg

Let's Hike! 11: Cherishing The Green Corridor

Hike with outdoor community Ministry of Adventure along the 24km Green Corridor before it is set to close later this year.

WHERE: Meeting point at Kranji MRT Station MRT: Kranji WHEN: Feb 27, 8.30am - 2pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at goo.gl/forms/ldFU3yFW7N


Orchid Garden Tour

View the collection of hybrids and species in the National Orchid Garden and find out more about them.

WHERE: Visitor Services Desk at Nassim Gate, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, 9am, 10am, 11am & 4pm (in English); 4pm (in Mandarin) ADMISSION: Free; Admission fees to National Orchid Garden apply: $5 (adults), $1 (students/senior citizens above 60), free for children aged below 12 TEL: 6471-7361 INFO: Register 15 minutes before tour. Go to sbg.org.sg or nparks.gov.sg

Guided Walk: Design Is Everywhere

Participants will be taken on a walk in the vicinity of the National Design Centre to explore design in everyday life and public spaces.

WHERE: National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: Feb 27, 4.30 - 6.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6291-3686 INFO: Register at shophouseandco. com/february- 2016-design- is-everywhere


Parent-Child Workshop: Fun with Diabolo

Professional performers take participants through basic diabolo (also known as the Chinese yo-yo) juggling and other fun tricks. Conducted in English and Mandarin, and recommended for children aged eight to 12 with an accompanying parent or guardian.

WHERE: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 10.30am & 2.30pm ADMISSION: $24 (one adult & one child); $36 (one adult & two children); $36 (two adults & one child) TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: Tickets from esplanade.com

The Magic Jungle

An original production by Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay for children aged two to four. They will meet fascinating creatures and discover the mysteries of the jungle. Part of Huayi 2016.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today - Sunday, 9.30am, 11am & 4pm (Fri); 11am, 2 & 4pm (Sat & Sun) ADMISSION: $19 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: sistic.com.sg

All About Desert Plants: Desert In A Dish Workshop

Learn about desert plants and create your own desert in a dish. For children aged five to 12.

WHERE: Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 481 Bukit Timah Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Feb 27, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $30 a child (materials included) TEL: 6471 -9961 INFO: Go to nparks.gov.sg

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Eric Carle Favourites

This production presents three beloved tales by children's book illustrator and writer Eric Carle: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed Up Chameleon. For children aged three to six.

WHERE: Drama Centre Theatre, National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: March 5 - 13 (no show on March 10), 10am (Mon - Wed, Fri); 10.30am & 4pm (Sat); 10.30am, 2 & 4pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $19 - $31 (weekdays); $25 - $41 (weekends) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Go to sistic.com.sg


World Cancer Day 2016 - We Can. I Can.

This event is organised in conjunction with World Cancer Day on Feb 4. This inaugural event by the Singapore Cancer Society, National Cancer Centre Singapore, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore and Health Promotion Board aims to raise awareness of cancer prevention through talks and an exhibition. All talks have been fully subscribed. The first 500 participants to complete the games at the exhibition will get a goodie bag. Singaporeans and PRs can collect kits for colorectal screening or sign up for Pap smear and mammogram screenings for free (conditions apply).

WHERE: Toa Payoh HDB Hub, 460 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: singaporecancersociety.org.sg

Relocation Sale

Galerie Belvedere is having a sale at its current premises before it relocates. Artworks on sale include those by Tay Bak Koi, Sarkasi Said, Sudarisman, Krijono, Andre Tan and Brendan Neiland.

WHERE: Galerie Belvedere, 01-10 Old Hill Street Police Station, 140 Hill Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 11am - 7pm (Fri), noon - 5pm (Sat) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6423-1233 INFO: galerie-belvedere.com

Singapore Airshow 2016

Asia's largest aerospace and defence event returns with a wide range of activities, including aerobatic flying displays and flight simulator rides.

WHERE: Changi Exhibition Centre, 9 Aviation Park Road MRT: Expo WHEN: Sat & Sun, 9.30am - 5pm ADMISSION: $25 (standard), $10 (child aged three to 12) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from sistic.com.sg. Go to www.facebook.com/OfficialSingaporeAirshow

Female Brides: Weddings At Ion Sky

Local celebrity Jade Seah will share her wedding preparation experience, while Female Brides contributing editor Steve Thio will give tips to couples planning to get married. There will be a fashion show featuring sparklers from Tiffany & Co, bridal creations from Pois boutique, and groom suits from Ermenegildo Zegna.

WHERE: Ion Sky, Level 56, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Limited slots available. To register, e-mail magfemalebrides_promo @sph.com.sg with the bride and groom's names, e-mail address, contact number, wedding date & venue. Go to ionorchard.com/en/whats-on

Date With Dad - High Tea

This is a special event for fathers and their daughters aged 12 to 15.

WHERE: Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset/Orchard WHEN: March 5, 2 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: $120 a pair (includes a $25 "Worth the wait" ring for the daughter) INFO: Register at family.org.sg/DatewithDad by tomorrow

15th Lunar Day Extravaganza

Enjoy lion and dragon dances, and cultural performances on this last day of the Chinese New Year.

WHERE: Event Square, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Mon, 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: downtowneast.com.sg

WDA SkillsFuture Credit Roadshow - SkillsFuture Marketplace

Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit-approved courses and the learning opportunities available.

WHERE: One Raffles Place, Atrium, Level 1, 1 Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon - Wed, 10am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: wda.gov.sg

Adventure With Dad

At this camp, fathers and sons get to bond over activities, while fathers impart life lessons to their sons. Recommended for boys aged 12 to 15.

WHERE: The Float @ Marina Bay, 20 Raffles Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: 9am on March 12 - noon on March 13 ADMISSION: $350 a pair (includes meals, camp shirt and sleeping tent) INFO: Register at www.family.org.sg/Adventure withDad by Feb 27


In Appreciation...

The School of the Arts' music faculty celebrates the achievements of its 2015 Arts Excellence Programme students.

WHERE: Sota Concert Hall, School of the Arts Singapore, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $10 (includes $1 booking fee) TEL: 6338-9663 INFO: Tickets from sota.eventclique.com

Nature Into Art, Ceramics Art Exhibition By Shozo Michikawa

The Japanese ceramic artist's sculptural works offer rare insight into the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi, an acceptance of transience and imperfection.

WHERE: Di Legno Gallery, 188-6 Tanjong Katong Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 11am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6346-2012 INFO: dilegnogallery.com

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 February 19, 2016, with the headline '(No headline) - FRIDI19C'. Print Edition | Subscribe