singapore free events activities next week 13jun 19jun 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 13 JUN – 19 JUN

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 13 June 2022 to 19 June 2022.

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Monday – 13 June 2022

A Guitarist Meets An Artist – An Exchange

Description: What happens when a guitarist meets an artist? For this eXchAnge, Isuru and Menaka will explore how a musical instrument can shape art through a live performance. Setting a soundscape with excerpts of Isuru’s latest album Third Culture, which features Hindustani and Carnatic guitar, Menaka will respond by capturing the sonic vibe through her paintings. But this isn’t just a communication between two people— you are also invited to join on stage to create a piece of live art!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Three’s a Crowd

Description: Learn about the harmful effects of drugs and how to stand firm against the temptation of drugs through this fun and interactive skit!

Central Narcotics Bureau has launched a new interactive preventive drug education skit for children aged 7-12.

Category: Drama

Location: Sengkang Public Library

Time: 1500 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 14 June 2022

The Being: Dua Diriku

Description: As an extension of The Being: Katanya Dia Aku Adalah (2021), this performance journeys through acceptance and solace. The Being: Dua Diriku summons the process of healing in the wake of grief and pain.

The performance will showcase an exchange of artistic philosophies and the creation process of NAMIE and Muhd Sharul Mohd, whose background is in music and dance respectively.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Game Club!

Description: You asked for a June holiday activity for gaming, and Feedbackmon has heard your cries.

Come by Jurong West Public Library’s Programme Zone (Level 1) on 14 June to play games such as trivia, Gartic Phone, Jackbox party games, and more!

This programme is recommended for children, tweens, and teens!

Please bring along your own mobile device with a Wireless@SG connection for the session.

Category: Games

Location: Jurong West Public Library

Time: 1500 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 15 June 2022

Common Thread: Words and Music

Description: This show will showcase original experimentations in a half-spoken, half-sung style—featuring compositions made over the last two years. Expect poem-songs about people who have come and gone in the pandemic, love and other missed connections

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 16 June 2022

The Daydreamer

Description: To dream is to live our lives through our fantasies, to be free and to not be bound by the limitations of our world. Some dreams come to us in our sleep, with thoughts we never thought we would ever imagine. Some come to us while we trudge through the mundane parts of our days, longing for those magical things that we don’t have the power to reach at this point in our lives.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 17 June 2022

Dialogue

Description: Singapore’s top jazz drummers Darren Moore and Aaron James Lee share the stage in a rare drum set duo concert. Both musicians will use Carnatic Indian rhythms as a starting point to engage in an improvised dialogue that explores rhythmic concepts from the Carnatic tradition, jazz and beyond. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness two of Singapore’s most creative drummers in action.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

ANTARMUKA

Description: Electric duo ANTARMUKA, is helmed by Syafiq Halid and Rosemainy Buang. Formed in Singapura on the foundation of a decade-long friendship, ANTARMUKA experiments with finding the balance between analog sensibilities and the digital world. In 2022, the duo released their first single KRANK. This rendition will be a collaborative performance with percussionist Riduan Zalani.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1945 – 2030 | 2100 – 2145

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).

Registration will open on 10 Jun 2022 and closes on 08 Jun 2022 at 12pm or earlier, depending on the availability of tickets.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Majulah Weekender Cinema

Description: In partnership with the National Youth Council, Majulah Weekender Season 2 is an 8-part online video series that highlights music as a storytelling device. It features the pairing of local producers and artists taking over Zendyll Studios over the weekend to create original tracks and remixes.

Note: The whole series is available online. But you can watch it in the theatres for free with free aircon.

Category: Film

Location: The Cathay

Time: 1900 – 2100

Booking Requirement: Yes, first come, first served

Further Details: Website

HABA Learning Program

Description: HABA learning programme is a game curriculum from Germany. It is a modern, holistic and research-based guide to using board games in teaching through play! Children ages 4+ to 7 are suitable to join the programme to learn about different soft skills as they engage in fun HABA board games and activities! They get to move around, think creatively and build up on their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Category: Workshop

Location: Toa Payoh Public Library

Time: 1100 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 18 June 2022

Musical Duos of Shakuhachi and Di Xiao

Description: The shakuhachi (尺八) is a Japanese end-blown flute associated with the komuso monks of Zen Buddhism, who played the instrument as a form of meditation. The Chinese xiao (簫) is an end-blown flute that appeared during the Han dynasty, possibly originating from the Qiang people of southwestern China.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1715 – 1745 | 1815 – 1845 | 1915 – 1945

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

MOTUS.SG

Description: This performance aims to provide the audience with an idea on how Brazilian instruments can be fused together with familiar ethnic instruments like kompang, jidur, dhol and bian gu.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1945 – 2030 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Fort Siloso Day Tour

Description: Built in the late 19th century as an important installation for protecting our coastline, Fort Siloso is now home to a wealth of WWII memorabilia, including the largest collection of coastal guns in Singapore. Come and explore the fortified military structures and tunnels with our passionate guides, as they journey with you back in time with stories of yesteryears.

Also available on 11/6.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Fort Siloso Skywalk Lobby

Time: 1500 – 1630

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 Station

Time: 0830 – 1130

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, Visitor Services Centre

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, Visitor Services Centre

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.

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

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gallop Extension

Time: 0900 – 1030

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

Further Details: Website

Designing a Therapeutic Garden

Description: Learn about the design features of therapeutic gardens, and the process of designing for specific user groups, including those with dementia and users with special needs.

Category: Talk

Location: HortPark, Fruit Room

Time: 0930 – 1030

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Plant Clinic

Description: Having trouble with your plant? Meet our Plant Health Specialists to discuss the plant health issues that may be bothering your plants. The clinic will also feature exhibits of common plant diseases and pests, as well as various soil types highlighting their differences in colours and textures.

Feel free to bring along your plants or some photos for an assessment at the clinic!

Category: Talk

Location: HortPark, Flower Room

Time: 0930 – 1500

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

What’s in my mud?

Description: Join us for an interesting guided walk featuring our lesser known creatures of the mudflats in Sungei Buloh.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Visitor Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Reading The News

Description: Learn about the importance of news and information literacy in this fun and interactive tour and workshop at the National Library.

In this programme, families with children will learn about the importance of news and information literacy by going through The News Gallery: Beyond Headlines exhibition and interactive games hosted by our engaging facilitators.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: National Library Building

Time: 1630 – 1730

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.

Note: You will need to pay for the bumboat ride for both directions.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Pulau Ubin

Time: 1300 – 1430

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Greening CCK park

Description:  Join us for a morning of family friendly activities at Choa Chu Kang Park

Learn more about the naturalistic charm of Choa Chu Kang park as we bring you for a nature photo walk, storytelling and crafting with Park Kaki. Turn back time as we walk among the remnants of old plantations and explore the forest with its rich biodiversity. Hear the story about the last tiger in Choa Chu Kang and make your own keychain charm inspired by the sights and sounds of nature.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Choa Chu Kang Park

Time: 0800 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Grow Herbs with Us

Description:  Have you ever wanted to learn how to grow your own herbs? This is your chance! Join us at Jurong Regional Library to learn about how to grow herbs, maintain them, and how to use them in your daily life! This is a hand ons tutorial and learning led by NParks. Please bring your own soil (and a little more to share) if you have it.

Category: Workshop

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1500 – 1630

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 19 June 2022

What Can You Be? the world is your oyster

Description: What do you want to be when you grow up? The world is your oyster! You can be anything your heart desires. Dip your toes into a few possible occupations at our mini “job fair”. Who knows, it might be something that’s already familiar to you!

Brocolily will bring all the parents and children to a little “job fair”. Get ready to sing, move along and be introduced to a handful of occupations that may pique their interests for their future! All original catchy tunes with easy-to-follow movements.

Category: Drama

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1715 – 1745 | 1815 – 1845 | 1915 – 1945

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Love. Land. Life.

Description: Was there a song your mother would sing? A place etched in your memory? Or perhaps a rite of passage you are encountering or leaving behind? These are our shared experiences. Moments in time that we all encounter in some form or other. Same same, and not all that different.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1945 – 2030 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

All About Seas and Oceans

Description: Find out more about the importance of Seas and Oceans and how we can play a part in protecting them in this storytelling and activity session for children aged 4-6. This is a parent-accompanied programme. Registration is required for this programme.

Category: Drama

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Pesta Ubin

Description: Come join us as we take you around Ubin to share about the biodiversity that calls Ubin home, as well as how civil society fought for the conservation of Chek Jawa 20 years ago. We’ll also touch on the various land-uses at Ubin over time, and the future of Ubin according to the latest land use plans.

Note: You will need to pay for the bumboat ride for both directions.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Chek Jawa Information Kiosk

Time: 0900 – 1300

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.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Harbourfront MRT

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

iLight Singapore 2022

Description: First held in 2010, i Light Singapore showcases light art installations created by Singaporean and international artists. These artworks are designed with energy-saving lightings and/or environmentally-friendly materials to encourage festival goers and the general public to adopt sustainable habits in their everyday lives. The Festival also features a diverse range of fringe activities for visitors to enjoy, bringing vibrancy to public spaces in our city centre.

Category: Lighting Festival

Location: Marina Bay

Date: 3 June 2022 – 26 June 2022

Booking Requirement: Some activities require registration

Further Details: Website

Building a Rooftop Farm in the Sky!

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 June

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Weekend Guided Exhibition Tour for To-Gather, Architecture of Relationships

Description: The Singapore Pavilion is back! Join us on a guided tour where you’ll learn more about Singapore’s participation at the Venice Biennale 2021

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Urban Redevelopment Authority

Date: Saturdays in June

Time: 1230 – 1300 | 1400 – 1430

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Little Friends of the Force

Description: The Police Heritage Centre will be reopening its doors to children and accompanying adults in the month of June as we celebrate Police Day this year! 3 June is also Police Day, a special occasion for us to celebrate SPF’s achievements and recognise the contributions of Police officers, past and present. We’re happy to commemorate it with our young visitors! For this programme, we have lined up a guided tour of our Centre, child-friendly activities and an engagement session with our friendly police officers for you.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: New Phoenix Park, Police Headquarters

Date: Tuesdays and Fridays in June

Time: 0915 – 1030 | 1115 – 1245

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

Singapore Maritime Gallery Physical Tour

Description: Tells the story of Singapore’s transformation from a trading post into a global hub port and leading international maritime centre

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Maritime Gallery

Date: Saturdays In May – June 2022

Time: 1000 – 1100 | 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

We Tread in a Garden of Spells

Description: We Tread in a Garden of Spells is a specially curated film programme celebrating humanity’s fundamental connection with the hallowed land beneath our feet.

Free tickets are available on weekdays.

Category: Film

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 28 May 2022 – 31 July 2022

Time: Various Timings

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art

Description: Nian Hua: Of Deities, Guardians and Auspicious Art is a collaboration with the Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum and showcases new year prints produced in China from the Qing dynasty to the 1980s. A close examination of the iconography of these prints, which are deeply rooted in popular beliefs and folk customs, provides insights into the rarely-documented attitudes and values of the common people in China.

Free guided tours are available. Check with the front desk.

Category: Exhibition

Location: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Date: 21 Jan 2022 – 25 Sep 2022

Time: 1000 – 1700

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Change the Present, Save the Oceans

Description: Learn about how Singapore has been working to mitigate the effects of urbanization and climate change, and how everyone has a part to play in building ocean resilience.

Closed on every last Tuesday of the month, except on Public Holidays – the closure day will then take place on the next working day

Category: Exhibition

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, CDL Green Gallery

Date: 12 April 2022 – 14 August 2022

Time: 0900 – 1800

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Mythology RElooked

Description: Venture into the mystical realm of Chinese mythology through an interactive and immersive art experience in Mythology RElooked! Get your phones ready as you gear up to experience more than 20 art installations and works by local artists through immersive technologies such as augmented reality (AR) and digital reactive media. Are you ready to meet various mythological characters and relive their epic stories in unique and exciting ways?

Category: Exhibition

Location: SCCC Concourse, Level

Date: 14 May 2022 – 31 July 2022

Time: 1000 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Life is Sweet: Ang Ku Kueh Girl Exhibition

Description: These illustrations were inspired by Wang Shijia’s reflections on life’s joys and struggles. But don’t mistake Ang Ku Kueh Girl for her creator! Ang Ku Kueh Girl is determined, persistent and a thankful optimist; Shijia aspires to be like her!

Many of these illustrations have been published before. They have since been updated with new details and colours. Shijia also added traditional Chinese motifs to convey her well wishes for visitors.

There are also other free exhibitions and events available at SCCC that you can check out here.

Category: Exhibition

Location: SCCC Auditorium Foyer, Level 9 and 10

Date: 7 January 2021 – 30 June 2022

Time: 0900 – 2200

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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