Foster The People Live In Singapore
Founded by Mark Foster in Los Angeles in 2009, pop frontrunners Foster The People achieved success with their 2011 debut album Torches. The group have sold nearly two million albums and more than 10 million singles worldwide.
Crowd Lu Spring World Tour
Golden Melody Award-winning Taiwanese singer-songwriter Crowd Lu has released five albums and held four concerts at the Taipei Arena. Fresh from recent successful concerts in Taiwan and Japan, he will perform current hits and popular songs from his discography in Singapore.
WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Feb 23, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $58 - $188; students, national servicemen, seniors: $45 - $65 INFO: esplanade.com
Singapore Red Cross Charity Concert
The Singapore Red Cross is holding a charity concert, Passage Of Life, to raise funds for its local humanitarian services. The production is inspired by the local Straits culture and brings to life the lavish Peranakan wedding. The multi-faceted performance features diverse aspects of the vibrant Peranakan culture and cuisine.
WHERE: Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah MRT: Redhill WHEN: Tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $50 - $200 INFO: redcross.give.asia
Fund-raising For Happy People Helping People Foundation
Park Bench Deli is holding a fund-raising event for the Happy People Helping People Foundation, featuring a Sri Lankan street food takeover by chef Rishi of one-Michellin-starred Cheek By Jowl, a limited-edition collaborative T-shirt by Obey clothing and Singapore artist Kristal Melson, and craft beers by Pirate Life Brewing.
WHERE: 179 Telok Ayer Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 - 10pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6815-4600 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Inspire Hope This Christmas
Fitness lifestyle space Kilter Avenue and online fund-raising platform simplygiving.com's Christmas Fundraising Evening benefits the Down Syndrome Association (DSA) Singapore. The event at Kilter Avenue's new rooftop venue will feature a festive buffet with a free flow of drinks, fashion shows, auctions, music and dancing and lucky-draw giveaways.
WHERE: Kilter Avenue, 05-01 OUE Downtown Gallery, 6A Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tue, 6.30 - 9.30pm ADMISSION: $88 INFO: Go to simplygiving.com/Event/fashion4cause# or e-mail email@example.com
Boys' Brigade Share-A-Gift
The Boys' Brigade Share-a-Gift, in its 30th year, aims to bring festive cheer to more than 42,000 beneficiaries. Members of the public are urged to help deliver food hampers to the beneficiaries. Volunteers can drive their own vehicle or borrow/rent one for a few hours to help with the deliveries.
WHERE: Boys' Brigade Headquarters, BB Campus, 105 Ganges Avenue MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Till Dec 23, 26 - 29; 10.30am, 2pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 1800-227-4273 INFO: www.bbshare.sg
Adopt Alfred & Friends For ST School Pocket Money Fund
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) has launched a charity drive called Adopt Alfred (guardsman bear) & Friends (limited-edition animal plushies - elephant, tiger, giraffe, panda, lion, monkey), with proceeds going to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.
WHERE: Orchard Hotel, Grand Copthorne Waterfront, M Hotel, Copthorne King's, M Social Hotel, Studio M Hotel MRT: Various WHEN: Till Dec 31 PRICE: From $20 INFO: facebook.com/stspmf
Learn To Shoot
The Singapore Shooting Association (SSA)-Singapore Sports School (SSP) Learn To Shoot Programme teaches Primary 5 pupils how to shoot the air rifle or air pistol in six two-hour sessions. The programme covers simple and modified shooting techniques suitable for young beginners and participants could be offered Direct Schools Admission into the SSP Shooting Academy.
WHERE: Level 5 Shooting Range, Singapore Sports School, 1 Champions Way MRT: Woodlands WHEN: Pistol: Fridays (Jan 19 - Feb 23) 7pm, Saturdays (Jan 20 - Feb 24) 9am; Rifle: Saturdays (Jan 20 - Feb 24) 1 & 3pm ADMISSION: $125 (subsidised), register at tinyurl.com/lts2018 TEL: 9619-3588 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Outlook Forum 2018
The Regional Outlook Forum, the flagship event of Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, has been held annually in January since 1998. It focuses on macro trends, developments and challenges facing South-east Asia in the immediate-, short-and medium-term, featuring insights from scholars and intellectuals with international and regional reputations.
WHERE: Island Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road MRT: Stevens/Orchard WHEN: Jan 9, 8.30am - 5.30pm ADMISSION: $350 a person ($300 for groups of at least five people), register at gevme.com/rof2018 by Dec 31 TEL: 6778-0955 INFO: Go to iseas.edu.sg/rof or e-mail email@example.com
The Rise Of Instapoetry
Can Instapoetry be considered poetry? Poet Marc Nair will offer his insight into the nature of the image, the way poetry interfaces with technology and whether the age of the book is finally over.
Christmas Origami Workshop
Get hands on with the Japanese art of paper-folding by joining the Angel Origami or Angry Bird Origami workshop at retail concept space City of Tomorrow in CityLink Mall.
WHERE: City of Tomorrow, B1-47 CityLink Mall, One Raffles Link MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 4pm (Angel Origami), 4.30 - 5pm (Angry Bird Origami) ADMISSION: Angel Origami: $20; Angry Bird Origami: $6; register at cityoftomorrow.sg/events TEL: 6327-9375 INFO: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Clinic For Seniors
Open to anyone aged 50 and above, the Digital Clinic will have volunteers sharing tips on how to make the smartphone work better for you and giving assistance on phone configurations, Wireless@SG settings, Facebook, WhatsApp and so on.
WHERE: Programme Zone, Level 6 Tampines Regional Library, 02-01 Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk MRT: Tampines WHEN: Wed, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free, walk-in registration INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg
Taiji & Qigong Classes
The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre is conducting complimentary qigong and taiji classes in the heart of the city. The twice-weekly classes are led by Master Daniel Tan, who is recognised for his skills in the 42-style Taiji Sword and 42-style Taiji Quan in national and regional competitions.
WHERE: Level 1 Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Concourse, 1 Straits Boulevard MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: From Sun, 3 - 4pm (Sun), 7.30 - 8.30pm (Thu), except public holidays ADMISSION: Free, no registration required TEL: 6812-7222 INFO: E-mail email@example.com or go to singaporeccc.org.sg
Placeholders Arts Festival
Bethesda Frankel Estate Church, in partnership with volunteer welfare organisation New Hope Community Services (NHCS), presents a two-day festival of art, music and food. Proceeds will go towards the set-up cost of the Kampong Siglap Life Skills Training & Retreat Centre, an NHCS initiative to provide skills training and upgrading for their beneficiaries in a conducive environment.
WHERE: 4 & 10 La Salle Street MRT: Kembangan WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: facebook.com/PlaceholdersArtFest