Happenings - Films


14th World Day Against The Death Penalty (M18)

Boo Junfeng's Apprentice will be screened, followed by a panel discussion on capital punishment in Singapore. Proceeds will go to a fund for families of death-row inmates.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2pm ADMISSION: $20 - $100 INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg

SJ50 Film Festival

This non-profit project to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Japan will showcase more than 40 short films from both countries.

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Oct 21 & 22, 7 - 11pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.reddotcinema.com


OCBC NParks Ride Safe Programme Share The Track

Cycle or jog along the North Eastern Riverine Loop. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

WHERE: Punggol Waterway (promenade in front of Waterway Point), Sentul Crescent Road MRT: Punggol WHEN: Oct 15, 8 - 11am ADMISSION: Free INFO: Registration closes on Mon, 5pm or when full. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


All 'Bout Canines

This lifestyle carnival is for dogs and dog lovers, with activities, entertainment and education for all.

WHERE: Tan Quee Lan Field (Bugis) MRT: Bugis WHEN: Oct 22 & 23, 11am - 9pm ADMISSION: $15; free admission for dogs & children under 12 INFO: Tickets from www.allboutcanines.com


Big Dream Climber Race

Form a parent-child team of two and race up a two-storey-high vertical maze to complete a mystery task, before going back to the starting point. The team to complete it in the shortest time will win a prize.

WHERE: KidsStop Dream Climber, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Today, 11.30am - 1pm & 2.30 - 4pm ADMISSION: $10 donation; admission charges to KidsStop apply INFO: www.kidsstop.edu.sg

Furry Fun Carnival

Fans of the animated television series Paw Patrol can take photos with life-sized versions of the show's vehicles. WHERE: City Green (Outdoor Park), Level 1 City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Till Sun, 6 - 10pm (today), noon - 10pm (tomorrow & Sun) ADMISSION: Free INFO: citysquaremall.com.sg

Revolution Bugs (Recycled Tissue Roll)

Participants are required to bring unwanted tissue/toilet rolls to transform them into revolution bugs at this workshop. Suitable for children aged seven to 12.

WHERE: Activity Room, Cheng San Public Library, 03-11 Hougang Mall, 90 Hougang Avenue 10 MRT: Hougang WHEN: Today, 4 - 6pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Book Launch: Si Ma Guang And The Giant Jar

In this book for the visually disabled, Singapore author Lee Seow Ser tells an Asian folktale in an attempt to familarise young children with regional folklore. Suitable for children aged four and older.

WHERE: Lighthouse School, 51 Toa Payoh Rise MRT: Caldecott WHEN: Oct 14, 10am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, e-mail helang.books@gmail.com or seowser07@yahoo.com by Mon

HackAble Workshops Series

Help to build low-cost assistive devices for the disabled, which will be donated to disability organisations. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

WHERE: IDA Labs@NLB, Level 2 Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Oct 22 (Hack-A-Toy) & Nov 12 (Hack-A-Mouse), noon - 3pm ADMISSION: $10 INFO: Register at engineeringgood.org


Siapa Nama Saya? (What Is My Name?) Translation Contest

Translate the English titles of 10 selected paintings from the National Gallery Singapore collection into Chinese, Malay or Tamil. There will be three winners for each painting. Part of TranslateSingapore 2016.

INFO: Submit entries via e-mail, Facebook or Instagram by Oct 30. E-mail programmes@selectcentre. org or go to www.selectcentre.org for more information

48 Hour Film Horror Project Singapore

Make a horror film in two days and stand to win cash as well as a screening at Filmapalooza 2017. WHERE: Level 5 *Scape Gallery, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Oct 21, 8.30am - Oct 23, 9.30pm ADMISSION: $198 a team; $238 a team (day of event) INFO: Register at www.48hourfilm.com/singapore-sg/horror


Dementia Skit And Power Up Your Brain! Talk

The skit centres on a widow at the onset of dementia and the talk is about memory games as well as tips on how to lower the risks of dementia. Suitable for adults aged 50 and older.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Today, 2 - 3pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) 25th Anniversary Carnival

Enjoy popcorn, games and activities and learn more about this learning disability that could affect 10 per cent of the population.

WHERE: HDB Hub Atrium, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6444-5700 INFO: www.das.org.sg

Walk With Us, Stamp Out Stigma

This event aims to raise greater awareness of mental health. There will be talks on how to build mental resilience to manage stress.

WHERE: Playspace @ *Scape, 2 Orchard Link MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, 10.30am - 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: walk-with-us.eventbrite.sg


The Singapore Committee for UN Women celebrates the fourth annual International Day of the Girl Child with a screening of the documentary, The Boxing Girls Of Kabul, and a conversation on achieving a world free of discrimination and stereotypes of young girls.

WHERE: Essec Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park MRT: one-north WHEN: Tue, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $10 (public), $5 (UN Women member) INFO: Register at proudtobeagirl.peatix.com

LadyBoss Networking Night & Panel Discussion

Female entrepreneurs Pauline Tan, Cherry Au, Deborah Wong and Jackie Yeo talk about how to turn passion into profit.

WHERE: The Working Capitol, 1 Keong Saik Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Thu, 6.30 - 9pm ADMISSION: $39 INFO: Register at ptix.co/2cVFU98

Mutants & Mayhem

In this live-action storytelling adventure game, mutants rule the streets of a fallen Singapore. Participants must each choose a role and accomplish tasks.

WHERE: Colony 13, 5 Ubi Link MRT: Tai Seng WHEN: Till Oct 30, 6 - 8pm (Sat & Sun) ADMISSION: $49.90 INFO: Register at www.facebook.com/voiddeckgames


Lend Me A Tenor

Ken Ludwig's play is set in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1934. Henry Saunders, general manager of an opera company, is primed to welcome the world-famous tenor Tito Merelli to appear for only one night as Othello. But Merelli is mistakenly thought to be dead and a hilarious series of mishaps and high jinks ensues.

WHERE: KC Arts Centre - Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $46 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Early Chinese Newspapers In Singapore

The exhibition showcases more than 100 images and artefacts associated with early Chinese newspapers, prominent individuals who shaped the newspaper industry and the early printing industry in Singapore.

WHERE: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6256-7377 INFO: www.sysnmh.org.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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