Happenings - Films


Women In Film

This showcase features works by women, highlighting the career of film editor Mary Stephen alongside the short and feature-length documentaries of other female film-makers.

WHERE: Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah/Bugis WHEN: Today - Nov 17, various times ADMISSION: $5 a session TEL: 6336-2957 INFO: Tickets from womeninfilm2016.peatix.com. Go to www.objectifs.com.sg

Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance

Recorded live in London's West End, this new production features appearances by the original cast which includes Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga.

WHERE: Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm & Sun, 2.30 & 7.30pm ADMISSION: $16 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo

This annual film festival based in Tokyo is dedicated to supporting the under-represented women film-makers of the horror genre. This is its debut year in Singapore.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Oct 28 - 30, various times ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: Tickets from theprojector.sg


The Fullerton Monument Tour

Gain access to preserved areas within The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and discover its history.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Oct 30 & Nov 27, 9 - 11.30am ADMISSION: $23 (adult), $10 (child); inclusive of breakfast following the tour INFO: Register at ptix.co/2dcpchK


Voices For Animals Adoption Drive

Bring home a rescued or retired breeding dog from this adoption drive.

WHERE: Mutts and Mittens open field, 11 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 1 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/vfasin


Halloween Party At Seletar Mall

Take part in activities such as face-painting, trick-or-treating and dancing with cartoon characters Garfield and Nermal at this Halloween party.

WHERE: The Seletar Mall, 33 Sengkang West Avenue MRT: Sengkang WHEN: Tomorrow, 1 - 8pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.theseletarmall.com

Art Express: Colourful Cats

At this mixed-media art workshop, children aged seven to 12 will create their own versions of late artist and designer Laurel Burch's Fantastic Felines using everyday materials.

WHERE: Activity Room, Choa Chu Kang Public Library, 04-01/02 Lot One Shoppers' Mall, 21 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 MRT: Choa Chu Kang WHEN: Nov 1, 2 - 4pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Literary Magic: Onomatopoeia

Participants will be guided through the meaning and usage of onomatopoeia and the concept of storyboarding in creating their own comic strip. Suitable for children aged eight to 12.

WHERE: Programme Zone in Serangoon Public Library, 04-82/83 Nex, 23 Serangoon Central MRT: Serangoon WHEN: Nov 6, 4 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary


ARI Asia Trends 2016 - The Cost Of Care

This event - comprising an exhibition, a presentation and a discussion - examines the current model of recruitment and matching of migrant domestic workers to employers. It questions whether this is sustainable in the long run.

WHERE: *ScapemediaHub, 2 Orchard Link, 05-02 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Today, 6.30 - 8.45pm ADMISSION: Free with registration INFO: Register at tinyurl.com/costofcareREG

Protect A Child Today Carnival

Pick up tips on positive parenting and learn about child protection issues through skits, games and family-bonding activities.

WHERE: Roof Garden, Level 5 Lot One Shoppers' Mall, 21 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 MRT: Choa Chu Kang WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.fycs.org

Urban Kampung

Learn about the Malay-Muslim culture through food, games and activities at this carnival.

WHERE: Queen Elizabeth Walk @ Esplanade Park MRT: City Hall/ Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 5 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free admission to event grounds, talks & fringe activities; tickets available at $25 (includes a door gift, satay coupons & food items from other stalls) INFO: Tickets from kindness.sg/blog/work urban-kampung

Celebrating Star Wars Reads

Celebrate this annual global event with storytelling, interactive activities and appearances by Star Wars characters.

WHERE: Books Kinokuniya stores MRT: Various WHEN: Sun, 3pm (Kinokuniya Liang Court); Oct 29, 2pm (Kinokuniya Singapore Main Store); Oct 30, 3pm (Kinokuniya Jurong Store) ADMISSION: Free INFO: kinokuniya.com.sg

Cirque The Cathay: A Halloween Event

Navigate a maze while completing tasks and retrieving props to win prizes in this Halloween-themed event.

WHERE:Level 1 External Atrium, The Cathay, 2 Handy Road MRT: Dhoby GhautWHEN:Till Sun, 5 - 9pm WHERE: Level 1 (outside Lacoste L!ve), Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Thu - Oct 30, 5 - 9pm

ADMISSION: Free with a minimum spending receipt of $5 at The Cathay or Cathay Cineleisure Orchard (including movie tickets) on each event day INFO: thecathay.com.sg

Safra Halloween Parties

This series of Halloween-themed parties features a haunted house, a carnival, zombies and more.

WHERE: Safra Clubhouses MRT: Various WHEN: Safra Mount Faber: Oct 28, 6 - 11pm; Safra Yishun: Oct 28, 6 - 10pm; Safra Punggol: Oct 28 - 30, 6 - 10pm; Safra Jurong: Oct 29, 6 - 9pm ADMISSION: $10 - $40 INFO: Go to www.safra.sg/halloween for more details & ticketing information

Love Your Bones!

This public forum held by Singapore General Hospital and Osteoporosis Society Singapore is aimed at educating the public on osteoporosis.

WHERE: Room 331, Level 3 Suntec City Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/ Promenade WHEN: Nov 5, 1.30 - 5pm ADMISSION: $5 INFO: To register, call 9105-9764 from 10am - 5pm (Mon - Fri) or e-mail your name & contact details to register@eventsthreesixty. com.sg. Registration closes on Wed

OBS Youth Character Development Programme

Activities at this programme include a heritage trek on Pulau Ubin, climbing, outdoor camping and cooking. Suitable for youth aged 15 and 16.

WHERE: Outward Bound Singapore, 2001 Pulau Ubin MRT: Tanah Merah WHEN: Dec 5, 9am - Dec 9, 3pm ADMISSION: $500 INFO: Register at tinyurl.com/obsopen5 by Mon


The Road

This work pays homage to the dying art of traditional Korean dance. The performance will be followed by a dialogue and reception.

WHERE: ODT Studio, 03-08 Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street MRT: Bugis/ Lavender WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $38 INFO: Tickets from www.aliwalartscentre.sg

Remembrance Noise

Singaporean musicians Cheryl Lee Peixin, Ng Wei Ping and Wu Bingling present a combination of soprano and solo violin performances in an evening of 20th-century chamber music.

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tue, 8pm ADMISSION: $25 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

The Firebird

Under the direction of maestro Lim Yau, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Orchestra presents Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite (1945), with an opening featuring selections from Georges Bizet's Carmen.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Wed, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $28 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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