Happenings - Films


Kimi No Na Wa (2016, PG)

Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name) is Japan's No. 1 film of 2016 and its highest-grossing anime movie. The romantic drama follows the relationship between two teenagers in Tokyo as they swop bodies and experience each other's lives.

WHERE: OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub, 1 Stadium Walk MRT: Stadium WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: Free for singles, register at sportshub.com.sg/GoodThings; non-singles: spend $80 in a single receipt ($120 at FairPrice Extra) at Kallang Wave Mall to redeem a pair of tickets

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (2017, PG13)

Family Fiesta@Our Tampines Hub is screening the adventure comedy movie starring Dwayne Johnson at the football pitch. Picnic mats, inflatable chairs and beanie bags will be provided.

WHERE: Town Square, Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk MRT: Tampines WHEN: March 10, from 7.45pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: ourtampineshub.sg

Have A Nice Day (2017, PG13)

A city in southern China and a bag containing a million yuan (S$209,000) draw several people from diverse backgrounds with different personal motives into a bloody conflict. In Chinese with English subtitles.

WHERE: GV Paya Lebar, 03-107 SingPost Centre, 10 Eunos Road 8 MRT: Paya Lebar WHEN: March 21, 9 - 11pm ADMISSION: Singapore Film Society membership, from $18 a month TEL: 9017-0160 INFO: E-mail info@singaporefilmsociety.com


Young Naturalist Camp

This one-day camp features fun-filled educational indoor and outdoor activities such as nature walks, where participants will learn about the wetlands and nature conservation issues. Suitable for children aged seven to 12.

WHERE: Visitor Centre, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, meet at the Information Counter (Kranji Way entrance), 301 Neo Tiew Crescent MRT: Kranji WHEN: March 10, 8.30am - 3.30pm ADMISSION: $5 (participants must purchase a 50-cent Young Naturalist Passport), register with nparks.gov.sg TEL: 6794-1401 INFO: E-mail nparks_sbwr@nparks.gov.sg

Exploring Butterflies At Jurong Eco-Garden

The 5ha Jurong Eco-Garden has a butterfly garden. On a good morning, many species can be seen, including the common birdwing, tailed jay, leopard, blue pansy, grey pansy, great eggfly and orange emigrant.

WHERE: Jurong Eco-Garden, 1 Cleantech Loop; meet at the Butterfly Garden (next to the sign with butterfly pictures) WHEN: March 18, 9.30 - 11am ADMISSION: Free TEL: 9748-5465 (Simon Chan) INFO: nss.org.sg


World Canine Organisation Agility Trial

Entries are invited for the 7th, 8th and 9th FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale or World Canine Organisation) Agility Trial for dogs from 18 months old with Pedigree Cert or Singapore Kennel Club Breed Cert (Titling) or without (Non-Titling).

WHERE: West Coast Dog Run or Peak Agility Training Centre at Marina Country Club, 11 Northshore Drive MRT: Punggol WHEN: March 10, 8am - noon ADMISSION: For Singapore Kennel Club members, register by Sun at skc.org.sg; free viewing for the public TEL: 6469-4821 INFO: E-mail admin@skc.org.sg

Singapore Kennel Club Jumper Trials

The Singapore Kennel Club invites dog owners to enter their pets for the 101st, 102nd and 103rd Jumper Trials, which will be judged by Ms Elsa Soo. Trialers must have valid Singapore Kennel Club memberships and dogs must be at least 15 months old.

WHERE: Peak Agility Training Centre at Marina Country Club, 11 Northshore Drive MRT: Punggol WHEN: March 11, 8am - noon ADMISSION: For Singapore Kennel Club members, register by Sun at skc.org.sg; free viewing for the public TEL: 6469-4821 INFO: E-mail admin@skc.org.sg


Trees Of The Fort Tour

In this guided tour, find out more about Singapore's heritage trees and other trees such as the towering Kapok, which can grow up to 40m high, flaky Gelam and the magnificent Madras Thorn.

WHERE: Meeting Point: Roundabout between Fort Canning Art Centre & Hotel Fort Canning MRT: Fort Canning WHEN: March 10, 10 - 11.30am ADMISSION: Free, register with nparks/gov.sg by Sun INFO: E-mail jason_ooi@nparks.gov.sg


Balloon-sculpting For Kids

Marina Square is organising balloon-sculpting workshops for children aged three to 12.

WHERE: Central Atrium, Level 2 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Esplanade/Promenade WHEN: March 10, 11, 17 & 18; 1.30 - 3pm, 4 - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $15 a child (sign up at the Customer Service Counter on level 2) INFO: marinasquare.com.sg

Sara The Forgetful Dinosaur: Children's Treasure Hunt

A giant prehistoric dinosaur has left its eggs in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Children will discover some interesting members of the plant kingdom in this guided tour which ends in a treasure hunt. Suitable for children in Kindergarten 1 to Primary 2.

WHERE: Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: March 10, 10 - 11am ADMISSION: $8.50 a child (includes a workbook worth $2.50), $6 for accompanying adult TEL: 6471-9961 INFO: E-mail nparks_sbg_edu@nparks.gov.sg


Manulife Move Day

Get rewarded for moving at Manulife Move Day with hosts Patricia Mok and Suhaimi Yusof. Do simple exercise movements to play the games, such as jogging on the spot for 10 seconds to try out Move-N-Snap, a human tetris game that gets the whole body moving, or doing five star jumps to dive into a gigantic ball pit.

WHERE: Our Tampines Hub, 505 Tampines Avenue 5 MRT: Tampines WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: manulifemove.sg

Pioneer Passages: Women's Writes

Pioneer Passages is a platform to celebrate the playwrights and screenwriters who have shaped the world of theatre and film. This edition focuses on female playwrights and screenwriters and will feature plays/film scripts such as Three Fat Virgins by Ovidia Yu, Mergers & Accusations by Eleanor Wong, Emily Of Emerald Hill by Stella Kon, Boom by Jean Tay and The Leap Years by Jean Yeo.

WHERE: Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity, 89A Desker Road MRT: Jalan Besar WHEN: March 9 (8 - 9.30pm), March 10 & 11 (3 - 4.30pm) ADMISSION: $10, tickets from wwrites.peatix.com TEL: 9166-2390 INFO: E-mail hello@methodproductions

Escape Game At Fort Canning

Escape room operator Lockdown.sg has designed an escape from a real World War II bunker in its next blockbuster, Escape Game: The Battlebox - Fort Canning.

WHERE: The Battlebox, Fort Canning Park, 2 Cox Terrace MRT: Fort Canning WHEN: March 10 & 17, 5 - 11pm, ADMISSION: $198 - $228, register at 100318battlebox.peatix.com (for March 10) or 170318battlebox.peatix.com (for March 17) INFO: lockdown.sg

A Wedding Affair In The Sky

Take a peek into the world of luxurious weddings at 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar and Stellar at 1-Altitude and meet in-house wedding planners. There will be a mock solemnisation ceremony and a buffet spread. Couples can win a solemnisation package worth $7,500 and a round-trip to Bali.

WHERE: 1-Altitude Gallery & Bar, 63-01 One Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 11, 5.30 - 9pm ADMISSION: $48 nett a couple ($38 nett for bookings by Sun) TEL: 6438-0410 INFO: E-mail info@1-altitude.com

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2018, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Subscribe