The Post (2017, PG13)
Steven Spielberg directs Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in this thrilling drama. It tells of the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post's Katharine Graham (Streep), the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee (Hanks) as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades.
WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2pm (Redrum) ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg
I Want To Go Home (2017, PG)
Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife in the Japan tsunami and earthquake in March 2011. Since that fateful day, he has been diving in the sea every week in search of her body.
WHERE: GV Grand, 03-29 Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade MRT: Outram Park WHEN: March 7, 9 - 11pm ADMISSION: Singapore Film Society membership, from $18 a month TEL: 9017-0160 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Zootopia (2016, PG)
In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con-artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
WHERE: Multipurpose Hall, Anchorvale Community Club, 59 Anchorvale Road MRT: Sengkang (Farmway LRT) WHEN: March 10, 7 - 9pm ADMISSION: $2 (includes snacks & drinks), register online at tinyurl.com/avccmovie or buy tickets at Anchorvale Community Club by March 5 TEL: 6489-4959 INFO: facebook.com/sengkangwest.org.sg
Workshop On Carnivorous Plants
Found in places with low level of nutrients, carnivorous plants snack on the occasional insect to supplement their nutritional needs. This workshop will introduce participants to the different species of such plants and how to grow some of them at home.
WHERE: Classrooms 1 & 2, Level 3 Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: March 3, 10am - 1pm ADMISSION: $50 a person TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: E-mail email@example.com
Orchid Plant Sales
Vendors will offer their collection of orchids for sale. Prices start at $25.
WHERE: Library Courtyard, Botany Centre, Tanglin Gate, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: March 4, 8am - 6pm INFO: E-mail nparks_sbg_visitor_ firstname.lastname@example.org
Urban Animal Farm
Organised by Pasir Ris Elias Community Club Youth Club and Crawl Singapore, the event will feature free health checks, obedience and massage workshops for pets as well as best-dressed and food-temptation contests.
WHERE: Pasir Ris Elias Community Club, 93 Pasir Ris Drive 3 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: March 18, 11am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6583-1220 INFO: facebook.com/crawl.costa.ris
HDB Heartlands Photography Competition
Submit photos that capture heart-warming stories of community ties in the heartland to win prizes worth up to $500 (Instagram category) and $2,500 (open category). Photos should reflect this year's theme, Celebrating Life In The Heartlands. Winning photos will be exhibited during HDB Community Week in May.
WHERE: HDB heartland WHEN: Closing date: March 31 ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to hdb.gov.sg/lifephoto competition; for the open category: e-mail photos to HDBphotoentry@snwevents.com.sg with a caption (fewer than 40 words), your full name, contact details & postal code; for the Instagram category: post photos, tag account @LIFEPhotoComp and hashtag #LIFEPhotoComp2018
Disney On Ice Mall Event
Before the Disney On Ice extravaganza starts next month, you can experience your favourite Disney stories brought to life at White Sands and Tampines 1 malls. Activities include photo sessions with authentic Disney Princess costumes. Visitors can also stand to win a pair of tickets to watch Disney On Ice.
WHERE (MRT)/WHEN: White Sands, 1 Pasir Ris Central Street 3 (Pasir Ris), till Tue, 10am - 10pm; Tampines 1, 10 Tampines Central 1 (Tampines): Wed - March 6, 10am - 10pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: facebook.com/WhiteSandsSG & facebook.com/tampines1
Back for the second time as part of the Singapore Festival of Fun, the two-day Nickelodeon Fiesta will feature games, food trails and photo sessions with SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Squidward Tentacles and Paw Patrol characters.
WHERE: Central Fountain Square, 3 River Valley Road, Clarke Quay MRT: Fort Canning/Clarke Quay WHEN: March 10 & 11, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: nick-asia.com
March School Holidays Discovery Camps
Lorna Whiston is holding academic holiday camps for kids aged three to 12 during the school holidays. Choose from English Explorers, Actor's Studio, Code Academy and Lego Robotics. Sessions include lunch and snacks and parent showcases are held every Friday.
WHERE (MRT): 03-18/04-22 United Square, 101 Thomson Road (Novena); & 07-05 Parkway Parade, 80 Marine Parade Road (Dakota/Eunos) WHEN: March 12 - 16, from 9am ADMISSION: $535.50 TEL: 6664-8122 INFO: discoverycamps.com
"I Still Do" Couples Picnic
Enjoy an evening of live jazz performances, waltz dances and a movie screening. Pre-registered couples stand to win prizes including a staycation at Sentosa.
WHERE: Fort Canning Green, Cox Terrace MRT: Fort Canning WHEN: Tomorrow, 4 - 9.30pm ADMISSION/INFO: Free, register at tinyurl.com/yc559lpa
SUTD Open House
Find out about admissions, scholarships, financial aid and special programmes and go on campus tours during next month's open house at the Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD). There will also be design workshops, student sharing sessions and talks.
Smack My Beach Up DJ Showcase
Dicky Trisco - DJ, producer, remixer, record label head honcho and three-time Olympic Gin & Tonic champion - is back to spin at this event, transforming the beach into a day-time disco.
WHERE: Tanjong Beach Club, 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: March 11, 1 - 9pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6270-1355 INFO: tanjongbeachclub.com
Anugamanam... In The Footsteps Of The Guru
The Temple of Fine Arts - in collaboration with Srjan of Bhubaneshwar in India, the centre of odissi dance - will present its inaugural dance offering, a celebration of the legacy of dance left by the late odissi guru, Sri Kelucharan Mohapatra.
WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: Donations welcome, by invitation from bit.ly/2yuYUX5 (online) or from 01-03 Central Square, 20 Havelock Road TEL: 6535-0509 INFO: E-mail email@example.com
Talk To Me And I Slap You
Playing on the anticipation of what happens when theatregoers talk back, this production threads together live audience encounters with stories of loneliness and domestic violence.
WHERE: Gallery, The Substation, 45 Armenian Street MRT: Bras Basah/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 & 8pm; & Sun, 3pm ADMISSION: $27 (students, seniors, full-time national servicemen: $22) from oddpuppies.com INFO: oddpuppies.weebly.com
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