Happenings - Films


Mums & Babies: Disney's Zootopia (PG)

Rookie police officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny in the force, has to prove that rabbits can make good cops in the chaotic city of Zootopia. At this Mums & Babies screening, diaper-changing tables with wet wipes and baby lotion are provided.

WHERE: GV cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: May 23, 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: Gifts for every pair of tickets bought. Tickets from www.gv.com.sg/GVMovies


Tulipmania Floral Display

View tulips in this Persian-inspired display and find out how the flower originated from the ancient Ottoman Empire (present-day Turkey).

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Flower Dome MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till May 22, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Usual charges to Flower Dome apply TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: gardensbythebay.com.sg


Strepsils' The Right Note Singing Competition

To take part in the competition held in Singapore and Malaysia, aspiring singers can upload videos on their Instagram accounts from now to Sunday.

INFO: To participate, contestants will have to record a video that is at least 15 seconds long, upload it on their public Instagram account with hashtags #hittherightnote & #StrepsilsSG & tag their videos to official campaign Instagram @StrepsilsMYSG. For more information, go to www.strepsilstherightnote.com


Gunpla Power: Build Your Own Gundam Model

Learn to assemble and paint Gunpla model kits, which depict characters and vehicles from the popular anime series Gundam. Adult supervision is recommended for children aged eight and younger. Part of Super Japan - Japanese Festival of Arts 2016.

WHERE: Pip's Playbox at Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, Sun, May 21 & 22 , 4pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Kamishibai Storytelling By Kamini Ramachandran

Listen to tales of Issun Boshi (The One Inch Boy) and The Old Man And The Mice with your family and friends at this interactive kamishibai session by storyteller Kamini Ramachandran. Kamishibai is a form of storytelling that originated in Japanese temples in the 12th century, which uses emakimono, or picture scrolls. Recommended for children aged four to six. Part of Super Japan - Japanese Festival of Arts 2016.

WHERE: Pip's Playbox at The Esplanade, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/City Hall WHEN: Sun, noon & 3pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6828-8377 INFO: www.esplanade.com

Chuggington Live! The Great Rescue Adventure

A two-act musical presented before a giant LED video wall featuring animated locations and background action sequences from the popular TV series.

WHERE: The Theatre at Mediacorp, 1 Stars Avenue MRT: One-north WHEN: June 3 - 5, 6pm (Fri), 11am, 2.30 & 6pm (Sat), 11am & 2.30pm (Sun) ADMISSION: $52 - $122 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg


Monument Trail

Take a walk along the mouth of Singapore River and discover more about historical landmarks and trees in the Civic District.

WHERE: Meet at Cavenagh Bridge on the side of the Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place

MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall WHEN: May 28, 10 - 11.30am, May 29, 9 - 10.30am or 10.30 - noon (pre-registration is not required, meet 10 minutes before the tour ) ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Registration will close on May 22 or when full. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg for tour on May 28, 10am & May 29, 9am slot

The Parliament In Singapore History Tours 

Learn about the pivotal role of the Old Parliament House in the early years of Singapore's development. The first tour of the day at 11am is suitable for families with children under age 10.

WHERE: 1 Old Parliament Lane. Meet at the entrance of The Arts House five minutes before the tour starts MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall WHEN: Weekends, till May 29, 11am & 1pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6332- 6900 INFO: Go to theartshouse.sg


R-AEDI Roadshow At Parkway Parade

Learn about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Automated External Defibrillator (AED), as well as find out more about the myResponder mobile application at this two-day roadshow.

WHERE: Parkway Centre Hardcourt (opposite Parkway Parade), Block 87, Marine Parade Central MRT: Paya Lebar/Dakota WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: For inquiries, e-mail Ms Denise Collard at denisecollard@heart.org.sg or call 6354-9352. Go to www.raedi.sg

Education Fair 2016

This fair organised by City Square Mall will feature the enrichment options available in the mall.

WHERE: City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, Level 1 Atrium MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 11am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6595-6595 INFO: www.citysquaremall.com.sg or www.facebook.com/citysquaremall

Journey To The End And Back

In this large-scale escape game held at Haw Par Villa, teams of six each will have to race through the Jade House, Ten Courts of Hell, and the Hua Song Pavilions to escape the "critical situation" they are facing. There will be food, drinks, and flea market stalls for visitors and participants.

WHERE: Haw Par Villa, 262 Pasir Panjang Road MRT: Haw Par Villa WHEN: Tomorrow & May 21, noon - 10.30pm (Games at 1.30, 3.15, 5, 7 & 8.45pm) ADMISSION: Admission to Haw Par Villa is free, but tickets for game cost $25 each INFO: Tickets from hawpar140516.peatix.com for May 14 & hawpar210516.peatix.com for May 21


The Vortex By Noel Coward

This production by the British Theatre Playhouse is a classic play by British playwright Noel Coward and stars award-winning actress Jane Seymour. It is a story about high society in 1920s London with all its virtues and vices.

WHERE: Jubilee Hall, 1 Beach Road, Raffles Hotel MRT: City Hall/Bras Basah WHEN: 8pm (today); 4 & 8pm (tomorrow) ADMISSION: $139, $149 & $159 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

A Beauty Centre By Yeo Chee Kiong

This exhibition by the visual artist and sculptor showcases three major series of his artworks that are remixed and reinterpreted for the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' gallery space.

WHERE: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, 80 Bencoolen Street, Campus 1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2 MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till Sun, 11am - 7pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nafa.edu.sg or www.facebook.com/NAFA

Compiled by Callyn Chow & Ronald Kow

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe