singapore free events activities next week 10oct 16oct 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 10 OCT – 16 OCT

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Singapore next week. Explore and experience events and activities that are budget-friendly. I will focus on physical activities as there are already many things to do online.

Please check the respective websites to check for the latest details and availability.

I am looking for sources of free events and activities, including volunteering, in Singapore. Do drop me an email at consumelesslife@gmail.com if you know of any of these free events and activities. Thanks!

For free stuff to do this week, check out last week’s post here.

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Singapore next week from 10 October 2022 to 16 October 2022.

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Monday – 10 October 2022

Roseville

Description: Roseville throws it back with retro hit favourites from legendary artists such as Earth Wind and Fire, ABBA, Bee Gees, Prince, Gloria Gaynor, among others. Intermittent banter and insulting wisecracks at each other will be included.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 11 October 2022

Emma x Jill

Description: A mix of high energy and nostalgic throwbacks to boybands and girlbands from past to present, alongside Jill and Emma’s usual bantering and bickering.

Listen to some pop and retro pop tunes from The Jackson 5, The Bangles, N’Sync, TLC, Little Mix, Blackpink, One Direction, Maroon 5 and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 12 October 2022

Odelia Rei

Description: Travel back in time with Odelia Rei and celebrate music tributes and familiar pop hits of the ‘90s in conjunction with Esplanade’s 20th birthday!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam: Now You See It, Now You Don’t.

Description: Friends of the Museums together with the Malay Heritage Foundation walking tour of Kampong Gelam historic precinct.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Malay Heritage Centre

Time: 1030 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 13 October 2022

Traditional Dances of Bali

Description: Discover the rich culture of Asia’s traditional dances in the region with Rasas. This year, Rasas spotlights dance forms from two different regions of Indonesia—Bali and Aceh, presenting their diverse dance forms and cultural heritage.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2030 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Faculty Concerto Concert

Description: Featuring a programme curated by NAFA Head of Chinese Instrumental Studies Sunny Wong, prominent members of the Chinese Instrumental Studies faculty perform as soloists for this evening’s Faculty Concerto Concert, accompanied by the NAFA Chinese Orchestra and conductor Quek Ling Kiong.

Category: Music

Location: Lee Foundation Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2115

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 14 October 2022

What’s Your Move?

Description: Let your hair down, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for What Your Move? once again! Everyone’s invited back to these moonlit dance workshops at the Esplanade Forecourt Garden. Pick up nifty moves and new dance routines at every session from professional instructors on stage, and catch some of Singapore’s best dance studios demonstrate their own takes on classic styles.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030 | 2130 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Traditional Dances of Bali

Description: Discover the rich culture of Asia’s traditional dances in the region with Rasas. This year, Rasas spotlights dance forms from two different regions of Indonesia—Bali and Aceh, presenting their diverse dance forms and cultural heritage.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

FULL OUT! Next Gen

Description: Under the direction of Zaini Tahir, FULL OUT! returns with a next-gen edition which spotlights the diverse talents of street dance groups from six Singapore tertiary institutions.

Over the weekend, audiences will be treated to three different shows, with each night featuring a collaborative performance between two schools, a result of five months’ worth of preparation.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2000 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Tanjong Pagar Heritage Trail

Description: Experience Tanjong Pagar’s rich history and architectural gems.

This is part of the series of monthly Chinatown tours conducted by URA’s volunteer guides from the Friends of the Museums (FOM).

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Lunch & Learn – Let’s Fight Inflation!

Description: We would like to invite you to our lunch and learn session to combat inflation.

With higher inflation and interest rates likely to persist, food prices are expected to double while interest rates have been on an upward trend#. How can you be financially confident in such a flactuated market? Moomoo SG invited several well-recognised guest speakers from financial industry to empower you to fight against inflation.

Come and enjoy the lunch and learn session in CBD every Friday from 30 Sep to 21 Oct. Let’s fight inflation together.

*Complimentary lunch buffet will be provided.

Category: Talk

Location: WeWork Collyer Quay

Time: 1200 – 1400

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 15 October 2022

What’s Your Move?

Description: Let your hair down, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for What Your Move? once again! Everyone’s invited back to these moonlit dance workshops at the Esplanade Forecourt Garden. Pick up nifty moves and new dance routines at every session from professional instructors on stage, and catch some of Singapore’s best dance studios demonstrate their own takes on classic styles.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030 | 2130 – 2200 | 2230 – 2300

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Traditional Dances of Bali

Description: Discover the rich culture of Asia’s traditional dances in the region with Rasas. This year, Rasas spotlights dance forms from two different regions of Indonesia—Bali and Aceh, presenting their diverse dance forms and cultural heritage.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1800 – 1830 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

FULL OUT! Next Gen

Description: Under the direction of Zaini Tahir, FULL OUT! returns with a next-gen edition which spotlights the diverse talents of street dance groups from six Singapore tertiary institutions.

Over the weekend, audiences will be treated to three different shows, with each night featuring a collaborative performance between two schools, a result of five months’ worth of preparation.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2000 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

BBC Earth Screening Festival

Description: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch this stunning BBC Earth documentary on a big screen under the stars in the heart of Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay.

Frozen Planet II  is a six-part series exploring the spellbinding journey through the magical icy lands that cover a quarter of our planet, and an episode “Frozen Ocean” will feature at the Screening Festival.

Executive Producer of Frozen Planet II  Mark Brownlow will take audiences behind the scenes, unravelling the joys and challenges of filming the series.

Alongside the screening, there will be fun-filled activities and special features for everyone. Join us for a spectacular evening amidst the lush greenery of Gardens by the Bay!

Category: Film

Location: Supertree Grove Lawn

Time: From 1730

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Bird Watching along the Southern Ridges

Description: Join us for a bird watching tour at the Southern Ridges, where up to 43 species of birds have been spotted so far. This tour will take you through the Forest Walk and the Singing Forest in search of these beautiful birds. Do bring along a pair of binoculars or a camera with a zoom function for a better experience.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Mount Faber Park, Entrance of Henderson Waves

Time: 0730 – 0930

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thematic Gardens Tour

Description: Learn about the rich history of the Horthouse, our themed gardens, the events that take place in HortPark and more, in our thematic gardens tour!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HortPark

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Edibles Discovery Tour

Description: Excite your taste buds as we discover the various edibles that can be grown in your backyard and balcony spaces. Learn about heirloom edibles used in cooking and sustainable gardening practices.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HortPark

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Tour of Gallop Extension

Description: Join us for a guided walk through the Gallop Extension of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Visit the OCBC Arboretum and a section of the Mingxin Foundation Rambler’s Ridge.

Recommended for ages 6 and above. Please note that dogs are not allowed on this tour.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Time: 0900 – 1030

Booking Requirement: Yes. Registration is required 15 minutes prior on a first-come-first-served basis at Visitor Services @ Gallop.

Further Details: Website

Monstera Mania

Description: What is so fascinating about Monsteras?  It is one of the most popular groups of indoor ornamental plants with more than 40 species and is widely grown in homes.

Category: Talk

Location: HortPark

Time: 0915 – 1015

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

What’s in my mangrove?

Description: Join us for a guided walk of this unique mangrove wetlands located at the border of freshwater (river) and salt water (sea). Singapore used to have large areas of mangroves, but lost most of them to coastal development.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Edible Kampong Gelam

Description: Friends of the Museums together with the Malay Heritage Foundation walking tour of Kampong Gelam historic precinct.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Malay Heritage Centre

Time: 1030 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Nature Cleanup @Pulau Ubin

Description: We are a group of volunteers who do regular cleanups on Pulau Ubin every month. our aim is to make pulau ubin a cleaner island and a better place for the wildlife.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Pulau Ubin (Jetty Entrance)

Time: 1430 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Holland Village Tour

Description: 荷兰村视乎只是个吃喝玩乐的地方,但是它隐藏了什么故事?从一个橡胶园和着一个坟地,经历什么变迁发展出来我们现在看到的景象?它有哪些代表着我们曾经是个殖民地的过往装璜演变?一个地方从坟场到住宅区的概念是如何产生的?荷兰村真的和荷兰人有关吗?快来参加这个免费的导览活动,听听这些鲜为人知的故事吧。

Note: This guided tour is in mandarin.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Holland Village MRT Station Exit A

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

MoneySense Annual Campaign 2022

Description: Learn how to prepare yourself for a comfortable retirement. Understand the basics of retirement planning and factors you need to consider when planning your retirement. Learn how to build your retirement fund through CPF and investing and protect you healthcare needs through insurance. Know how you can plan ahead with CPF nominations and the Lasting Power of Attorney.

Category: Talk

Location: Lifelong Learning Institute

Time: 1400 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 16 October 2022

What’s Your Move?

Description: Let your hair down, put on your dancing shoes and get ready for What Your Move? once again! Everyone’s invited back to these moonlit dance workshops at the Esplanade Forecourt Garden. Pick up nifty moves and new dance routines at every session from professional instructors on stage, and catch some of Singapore’s best dance studios demonstrate their own takes on classic styles.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Traditional Dances of Bali

Description: Discover the rich culture of Asia’s traditional dances in the region with Rasas. This year, Rasas spotlights dance forms from two different regions of Indonesia—Bali and Aceh, presenting their diverse dance forms and cultural heritage.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1700 – 1730 | 1830 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

FULL OUT! Next Gen

Description: Under the direction of Zaini Tahir, FULL OUT! returns with a next-gen edition which spotlights the diverse talents of street dance groups from six Singapore tertiary institutions.

Over the weekend, audiences will be treated to three different shows, with each night featuring a collaborative performance between two schools, a result of five months’ worth of preparation.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2000 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

My River Valley Heritage Tour

Description: My River Valley Heritage Tour explores the rich multicultural and multireligious landscape of the River Valley neighbourhood. This will take us through many shophouses, places of worship and other landmarks around the Singapore River. Our tour does not just focus on the great historical figures that gave rise to many of these places, but also on the everyday people and communities that breathe life into these places

Note: There are special clothing and other requirements for this tour. Please read the event description carefully.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Fort Canning MRT Station Exit B

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Telok Blangah Heritage Tour

Description: My Telok Blangah heritage tour traces the 700-year history of Singapore as a prosperous port city at the southern tip of Peninsula Malaysia, from a trading emporium founded by the legendary Sang Nila Utama in 1299, to a pirate-infested free port established by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1819 and a modern metropolis in the 21st century.

Note: There are special clothing and other requirements for this tour. Please read the event description carefully.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HarbourFront MRT Exit D

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Holland Village Heritage Tour

Description: My Holland Village traces the evolution of Singapore’s first satellite town from a rubber plantation in the 1870s to a bustling military village in the 1930s and a renowned expatriate centre and tourist attraction in the 2000s.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Holland Village MRT Exit A

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

Singapore Botanic Gardens Guided Exhibition Tours

Description: Join our volunteer guides as they take you on an exhibition tour exploring the ins and outs of Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Centres, Museum and Gallery.

Our volunteer guides conduct different tours each weekend (held on Saturdays, except on the 1st and 5th Saturday of the month).

These exhibition tours are free so pick one and bring your family and friends for a fun and educational day out!

Note: Each tour is approximately one hour, on a first-come, first-served basis. No pets are allowed on these tours.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Date: 15 October 2022, 22 October 2022

Booking Requirement: No, but registration is required 15 minutes prior with limited slots.

Further Details: Website

Singapore Sports Hub – Experience Sports Session

Description: Get ready for new exercise experiences with the refreshed Experience Sports Sessions! The daily free fitness programmes focus on five core aspects – Cardio, Endurance, Flexibility, Strength and Zen.

Join Experience Sports Sessions to work out and keep fit now! Participants are welcome to walk-in and join the free fitness programmes, slots are limited.

Highlights

  • Yoga
  • Tabata
  • HIIT
  • Zumba
  • Dancing

Visit the website for the latest schedule.

Category: Exercise

Location: Singapore Sports Hub

Date: Everyday

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Farm in the Sky! + compost

Description: Get your hands dirty, build some muscles, meet some new like-minded people while building a rooftop community farm from scratch!

Category: Environment

Location: Beauty World Centre

Date: Saturday and Sundays in October

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

SCDF Fire Station Open House

Description: Visitors to our Fire Station can look forward to the following during the guided tour:

  • Introduction to the Open House;
  • Introduction to Emergency Vehicles and their capabilities;
  • Demo on donning the full protective gear;
  • Demo on using various equipment/appliances; and
  • Photo taking

Category: Exhibition

Location: Various Fire Stations

Date: Saturdays

Time: 0900 – 0950 | 1000 – 1050

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

If you have any free events or activities that you would like included or if there are any new sources of free activities, do drop me an email at consumelesslife@gmail.com.

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