NParks Concert Series In The Park: Rockestra
Home-grown singer-songwriter Gentle Bones will headline the first concert of the series which features well-known Singapore artists and budding musicians.
WHERE: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Grand Lawn I MRT: Bishan/Ang Mo Kio WHEN: Tomorrow, 5pm till late ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg/concertseries
Vignesh & Friends
Enjoy an evening with Vignesh & Friends as they present Tamil and Hindi film songs, including 1960s classics and current hits.
WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7, 7.45 & 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com
Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra
The Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra will perform its modern take on traditional Chinese music and interpret Western classical and modern pop pieces using classical Chinese instruments.
WHERE: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 7 & 8.15pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com
From The Theatre & Beyond
Music director Julian Wong steps out of the orchestra pit to present his favourite Singapore songs from the theatre and beyond. Sharing the stage with him are Daniel Chai, Colin Yong and Rizal Sanip.
WHERE: Esplanade Concourse, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Mon & Tue, 7 & 7.45pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com
Protest The Hero
This concert by Canadian progressive metal band Protest The Hero features home-grown band Kate Of Kale as the opening act.
WHERE: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Multi-purpose Hall MRT: Bugis WHEN: Tue, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm) ADMISSION: $55 (advance), $60 (standard), $68 (at the door) INFO: Tickets from www.aliwalartscentre.sg
H&M Garment Collecting Initiative During World Recycle Week 2016
H&M is conducting a global World Recycle Week campaign from now to Sunday. It is aiming to collect 1,000 tonnes of unwanted garments worldwide. For each kilogram of garments collected in Singapore, H&M will donate €0.02 (3 Singapore cents) to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund. For each bag that a customer donates, the label will give him two vouchers entitling him to 15 per cent off purchases.
Armour@TheBay 2016 Edition
Take part in free workouts for the public every Tuesday evening.
WHERE: Clifford Square, 82 Collyer Quay, Fullerton Bay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Every Tue till June 28, 6.30 - 7.30pm or 7.30 - 8.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.tripleready.com/events
RunningHour 2016: Run So Others Can
This event features two categories - the 5km and 10km non-competitive runs. To experience the challenges faced by runners with visual impairment, participants are invited to be part of the "Blind Run" category. The event will include an all-day, non-stop mass Dance Fitness session for runners and non-runners.
WHERE: East Coast Park, Angsana Green MRT: Eunos WHEN: July 10, 7.30am ADMISSION: 10km "Blind Run": $40 (past participants' rate till June 19), $40 (early-bird rate till April 30 ), $45 (standard rate till June 19); 5km "Blind Run": $35 (past participants' rate till June 19), $35 (early-bird rate till April 30 ), $40 (standard rate till June 19); Non-Stop Dance Fitness: $20 (past participants' rate till June 19), $20 (early-bird rate till April 30); $25 (standard rate till June 19) INFO: Register at www.runninghour2016.com
Mizuno Ekiden 2016
Back for the second year, Singapore's first full-fledged Ekiden relay race will be a competition among teams of four runners. Each transition point brings runners and the community
together to discover the Japanese culture and spirit. A Matsuri-inspired race village features Japanese food and beverages, games and cultural activities.
WHERE: The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard MRT: Bayfront/Downtown WHEN: July 16, from 4pm ADMISSION: Early-bird period (till April 30): open category (team of four) for 42.195km - $200; open category (team of four) for 21.1km - $180; corporate category (team of four) - $180, five teams or more from the same company - $171 (a team); regular period (May 1 - June 10): open category (team of four) for 42.195km - $260; open category (team of four) for 21.1km - $240; corporate category (team of four) for 21.1km - $240; five teams or more from the same company - $228 (a team) INFO: Tickets from www.mizunoekiden.sg
Sayang Singapura: Illustrating Memories From Home
Xin Li, the illustrator behind Sayang Singapura, an exhibition on the experience of growing up in a changing landscape, will speak about the encounters that have shaped his memories and illustrations of Singapore.
WHERE: The URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road, Level 3, White Room MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am (registration starts at 10.30am) ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.aude.sg
Conservation Science And X-Ray's Role In It
Radiologist Kenneth Yeo will share his experience of imaging some of Singapore's historical and heritage artefacts.
HDB Heartland Talk - Caring For Your Home & The Environment
Find out about renovation trends and guidelines, as well as tips on fire safety, home maintenance and indoor gardening, at this talk.
WHERE: HDB Hub Auditorium 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, Basement 1 MRT: Toa Payoh WHEN: April 30, 2 - 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration closes on Thu. Register at www.hdb.gov.sg/heartlandbeat
Singapore's Sculpture Trail
Many of Singapore's most important tourist landmarks include sculptures by home-grown and internationally renowned artists. This talk by Dr Sian Jay, an anthropologist, will take participants on a virtual tour of some of the works.
WHERE: Visual Arts Centre, 10 Penang Road, Dhoby Ghaut Green, 01-02 MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: April 30, 4.30pm ADMISSION: $50 TEL: 6255-0711/6733-2155 INFO: Register at www.corcovadoarts.com
Baby Weaning Workshop
At this workshop for parents with babies aged older than six months, a nutritionist from KK Women's and Children's Hospital will share information on baby nutrition and weaning. There will also be a cooking demonstration on baby food.
WHERE: KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 100 Bukit Timah Road, Patient Education Centre Room 1 MRT: Little India WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am - noon ADMISSION: $10 (KK Juniors Club members), $15 (non-members) INFO: Registration closes when full. To register, call 6394-1268 (Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm). Go to www.kkh.com.sg/events
For Writers: Pitching Your Work And Engaging The Right Agents
In this workshop, editor and former literary agent Fran Lebowitz will touch on topics such as developing believable characters and finding the right agent.
WHERE: National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5, Possibility Room MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: April 29, 9.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $155 TEL: 6848-8297/6848-8295 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg
Discover The Storyteller Within You 2: Storytelling With Pictures
In this workshop, adults will learn to tell stories using visual materials to guide their audience's imagination.
WHERE: National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5, Possibility Room MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: April 30, 9.30am - 12.30pm ADMISSION: $52.50 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: E-mail email@example.com. Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg
Teaching Literary Styles Through Modern Poetry
This workshop is suitable for humanities students, poetry enthusiasts and those who enjoy contemporary poetry.
WHERE: Heritage Place, 21 Tan Quee Lan Street, Seminar Room, 02-08 MRT: Bugis/Bras Basah WHEN: April 30, 9.30am - 2.30pm ADMISSION: $47.38 TEL: 6848-8297 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at www.alap.bookcouncil.sg
Youth Festival: Youths Celebrate Earth!
Gardens by the Bay celebrates Earth Day with two days of youth-centric activities, to raise awareness and appreciation of environmental issues. Over the weekend, take part in activities such as trails, crafts, games and performances as well as watch a dance competition.
WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Supertree Grove, North Colonnade MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, various times ADMISSION: All programmes are free, except for zorbing. Admission charges to the Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg