Happenings - Films


Kid's Flix: The Jungle Book

This live-action epic adventure is about Mowgli, a boy raised in the jungle by a family of wolves. Forced to abandon his home to escape the clutches of a vicious tiger, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the help of his friends.

WHERE: GV cineplexes MRT: Various WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am (GV Plaza, GV Tampines, GV Bishan, GV City Square, GV Suntec, GV Jurong Point), 11.30am (GV Katong, GV Yishun, GV City Square, GV Grand Great World City) ADMISSION: $6, free for kids under 90cm tall TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: Receive a gift with every ticket purchased, while stocks last. Tickets from www.gv.com.sg

Fire At Sea (Fuocoammare)

The O.P.E.N. festival's closing film is a documentary set on the Italian island of Lampedusa during the European migrant crisis. It captures the lives of the local population as thousands of African and Middle Eastern migrants arrive. In Italian with English subtitles.

WHERE: Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road, Capitol Building MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 6.30 - 8.15pm ADMISSION: $49 (O.P.E.N Pass for all programmes), $28 (O.P.E.N concession pass), $10 (single entry ticket at the door) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to www.sifa.sg

Preview Of Crayon Shinchan The Movie: The Great Assault On The Dreaming World

Crayon Shinchan and his friends embark on an adventure to rescue their family and friends from their worst nightmares. Fans will receive premium merchandise and have the chance to take pictures with Shinchan.

WHERE: GV Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: Sun, 5.15pm (picture taking from 4 - 4.20pm & 4.40 - 5pm at GV foyer) ADMISSION: $30 (public), $26 (GV Movie Club members) TEL: 6653-8100 INFO: www.gv.com.sg

Coco & Igor (R21)

This movie is based on the rumoured affair between fashion designer Coco Chanel and Russian composer Igor Stravinsky in the year the iconic perfume Chanel No. 5 was created. In French with English subtitles.

WHERE: Alliance Francaise de Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Tue, 8pm ADMISSION: $7 (Alliance Francaise members), $9 (non-members) TEL: 6737-8422 INFO: www.alliancefrancaise.org.sg


Prawn And Fish Harvesting Demonstration

Learn how harvesting was done in the past, when Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves had prawn and fish farms.

WHERE: Wetland Centre, 301 Neo Tiew Crescent, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve MRT: Kranji WHEN: July 23, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Limited to 15 participants. Registration closes on July 18 or when full, whichever is earlier. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg


Storytelling By Storytellers From MoonShadow Stories

Storytellers from MoonShadow Stories read famous fables. Suitable for children aged four to seven.

WHERE: Cluny Court, 501 Bukit Timah Road, Level 2 MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 12.30pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6467-6077 INFO: www.facebook.com/ClunyCourt

Art Explorers

See art from a different perspective through hands-on activities and detailed observation. Suitable for children aged five and above.

WHERE: Keppel Centre for Art Education, 1 St Andrew's Road, National Gallery Singapore MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 11 - 11.30am & 1.30 - 2pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: To register, e-mail elaine.chan@nationalgallery.sg. Go to www.nationalgallery.sg

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme

This 30-minute interactive session of songs, rhymes and stories is suitable for children aged one to three.

WHERE: Programme Room in Sembawang Public Library, 30 Sembawang Drive, Sun Plaza MRT: Sembawang WHEN: Tue, 7.30 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Each registration is for a parent-child pair; limited to 10 pairs. Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Future World: Drop-In Paper Craft Activity

Make and take home your own art project related to themes from the Future World exhibition. Suitable for children aged four and older, who must each be accompanied by an adult.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Rainbow Room MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow - July 31 (Sat & Sun only), 10am - 2pm ADMISSION: $5 a child, free for accompanying adult; admission fees to Future World exhibition apply INFO: marinabaysands.com/museum


This interactive class helps strengthen the parent-baby bond while stimulating physical and cognitive development. Suitable for babies aged six to 18 months.

WHERE: Programme Zone in Jurong West Public Library, 60 Jurong West Central 3, The Frontier Community Place MRT: Boon Lay WHEN: Thu, 3 - 3.45pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary


Cornetto Dance Revival Machine Roadshow

Enjoy free Cornetto-Selena Gomez ice cream and stand to win meet & greet passes, tickets and exclusive merchandise by taking on the Cornetto Dance Revival Machine. The roadshow is hosted by 987FM DJs Sonia Chew and Kimberly Wang.

WHERE: Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.cornetto.com.sg

Child's Play

The Necessary Stage tackles the ethical issues surrounding the participation of children in clinical trials in this play. Part of Singapore Science Festival 2016.

WHERE: Dalton Hall, 15 Science Centre Road, Science Centre Singapore, Level 3 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: July 15, 3 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration; admission fees to Science Centre apply TEL: 6425-2441 INFO: Register at sciencefest.sg

Disco On Ice X Freestyle Skating

Show off your freestyle moves on ice and witness moves that are not commonly seen in Singapore.

WHERE: The Rink @ JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1, Level 3 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 9.45 - 11.45pm ADMISSION: Ticket prices for a two-hour session: $14 (adult), $12 (child aged below 12); $3.50 (skate boots rental), $10/$15 (skating aid rental) INFO: www.therink.sg

My Home 2016 + Artroom

Specially designed showflats and a wide range of home furnishing products as well as interior design consultations are available at this home show. Shoppers stand to win cash prizes and receive free gifts with purchase. There is also an exhibition of works by Singapore artists including Cultural Medallion recipients Tan Kian Por, Lee Hock Moh and Tan Choh Tee.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 6, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: Till Sun, noon - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: myhomeinternational.com.sg

The Glasgow School Of Art Singapore Degree Show 2016

This annual show is put on by the 2016 graduating cohort from the Glasgow School of Art's Communication Design and Interior Design programme. It showcases a diverse range of works, from prints, short films and installations to spatial concept models.

WHERE: Deck, 120A Prinsep Street MRT: Bugis/Rochor WHEN: Tomorrow - July 15, noon - 7pm (Mon - Sat), noon - 5pm (Sun) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/GSofASingapore

Page One Mega Book Sale

A wide range of non-fiction and fiction books is on sale - including graphic design, literature and children's titles - for less than $30.

WHERE: National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Atrium MRT: Bugis/ Bras Basah WHEN: Today - Mon, 11am - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/PageOnePublishingHQ

Health & You Exhibition 2016

Visitors can expect a wide range of health, nutrition and wellness products and services. Exhibitors are also offering free health checks.

WHERE: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City, Halls 401 - 403 MRT: Esplanade/ Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 9am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to asiaone.com/healthandyou

Uniformed Groups Carnival

This event showcases a range of activities and performances by uniformed groups, such as freestyle or precision drills, unarmed tactics and disaster management. The public will also be able to participate in hands-on sessions. Part of Singapore Youth Festival 2016.

WHERE: Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza, 391A Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Today, 2 - 8pm; tomorrow & Sun, noon - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.singaporeyouthfestival.sg


C3 CharaExpo 2016

This Japanese manga, anime, games and cosplay event features prominent producers, manga artists, illustrators and cosplayers. Japanese performers Suzuko Mimori, Emi Nitta and others are featured in a concert.

WHERE: Singapore Expo Hall 7, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 6pm (event), 7 - 8.30pm (concert) ADMISSION: $9 (event), $47 (event & concert) TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: Tickets from www.sistic.com.sg. Go to www.chara-expo.com

Laugh Die You - The Karaoke (R18)

Malaysia's best-selling comedy hit pits the country's stand-up comic Joanne Kam against Singapore's Kumar, as they sling Malaysia versus Singapore jokes and hurl insults at each other. Local funnyman Gurmit Singh moderates.

WHERE: Resorts World Theatre, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $77 - $379 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Charles Lim Yi Yong: Sea State

This exhibition is commissioned for the Singapore Pavilion for the 56th Venice Biennale and curated by Shabbir Hussain Mustafa. For more than a decade, Lim's ongoing project, Sea State, has examined the biophysical, political and psychic contours of Singapore through the visible and invisible lenses of the sea.

WHERE: NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Sun, noon - 9pm (today), noon - 7pm (Sat & Sun) ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6339-6503 INFO: www.ntu.ccasingapore.org

The History Of Japanese Picture Books: From E-Ingakyo To The Family Of Fourteen

From the oldest illustrated manuscript from the eighth century to the picture books of today, this exhibition traces the evolution of books in Japan through high quality reprints of historical documents and images. Part of Asian Festival Of Children's Content 2016.

WHERE: Promenade, 100 Victoria Street, National Library Building, Level 7 MRT: Bugis/City Hall WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6848-8290 INFO: afcc.com.sg

Compiled by Callyn Chow, Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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