singapore free events activities next week 15aug 21aug 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 15 AUG – 21 AUG

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 15 August 2022 to 21 August 2022.

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Monday – 15 August 2022

Anime Hits

Description: Join HalcyonMusic and Narutee for a relaxing piano program covering your favourite anime music hits ranging from classics such as Naruto & One Piece to more recent favourites like Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 16 August 2022

YAN

Description: YAN, also as known as Yanni Ruth, is a singer-songwriter, content creator and an active mental health advocate on topics such as eating disorders, and the importance of staying positive.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Harnessing Nuclear Energy in the Fight Against Climate Change

Description: In this talk, learn more on nuclear energy and the role it can play in saving our planet.

Category: Talk

Location: Choa Chu Kang Public Library

Time: 1930 – 2030

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 17 August 2022

Jubox Times with Jurine

Description: Jurine, Kenvin, and Daryl do not colour inside the lines, and their music reflects this. With them, you can anticipate fresh and impassioned renditions of your favourite musical hits.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Highlights of 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: 1630 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 18 August 2022

Keep the Fusion Original!

Description: Proud and wholesomely Little Red Dot-ians, the trio from Two Four and Six Fusion will be performing some familiar tunes from local artists, including the theme song from local television drama Kopi-O and First Day by Stephanie Sun.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Making Wise Choices at the Supermarket

Description: Learn how to read nutrition labels and make informed food choices while shopping at the supermarket.

Category: Talk

Location: Clementi Public Library

Time: 1430 – 1600

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 19 August 2022

A Melodious Evening with SAVH

Description: Join the experienced musicians of the Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) for an evening of catchy tunes that will sweep you off your feet.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Chloe Ho

Description: Chloe Ho, accompanied by a band of up-and-coming indie pop musicians, come together to perform songs from her discography, which includes a mix of pop, R&B and a dash of hip hop influence.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

YONLAPA

Description: YONLAPA was formed in Chiang Mai, a small city surrounded by mountains and greenery in northern Thailand. The band started in 2019 after the gathering of its four members.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2115 – 2145 | 2215 – 2245

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Phenomenon III : Dance Screened

Description: As a dynamic dance festival in an alternative movement space, witness the grace, athleticism, creativity and versatility of dance as different genres intersect and push artistic frontiers!

Category: Film

Location: library@esplanade

Time: 1830 – 2030

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Bukit Pasoh Heritage Trail

Description: Experience one of the few remaining hills in the city area which is home to many clans and associations since the late 19th-century.

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 12 Aug 2022 at 10.00am and will close on 17 Aug 2022 at 12 noon or until tickets are sold out. Admission is free but PRE-REGISTRATION is required.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 20 August 2022

bani haykal

Description: Audio engineer Steve Albini once said “The future belongs to the analog loyalists. [redacted] digital!” In this series of music explorations, bani haykal performs new music works written for a film that has not been made.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1600 – 1630 | 1700 – 1730

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Film Screening: 7 Letters

Description: Singapore’s seven most illustrious directors have gathered their creative storytelling and filmmaking talents in a one-of-a-kind project celebrating Singapore’s 50th year.

Category: Film

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 2000 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Ikkubaru

Description: Ikkubaru’s show at Esplanade marks their first regional performance in Southeast Asia outside of Indonesia. Look forward to songs from their debut album Amusement Park, sophmore album Chords and Melodies, along with singles and covers of Japanese city pop tunes.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2015 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Hiking in Singapore

Description: Founder of Singapore Hikers, Mr Joven Chiew, will share with you about general safety, the gears you need and how to get started with hiking in Singapore. After the talk, there will be a short hike around the Mount Faber area courtesy of our friends from Singapore Hikers, so feel free to join in!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: library@harbourfront

Time: 1430 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Fort Siloso Day Tour

Description: 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.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Fort Siloso Skywalk Lobby

Time: 1500 – 1630

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam: Where Are You From?

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

Tooth Be Told: Oral Health As You Age

Description: At this talk, hear from Dr Chan Pei Yuan and Dr Chee Hoe Kit from National Dental Centre Singapore, as they share with you on:

  • Common dental conditions as you age
  • Tips on keeping your mouth looking and feeling younger
  • Signs of gum disease
  • Ways to prevent gum disease
  • Treatment methods for gum disease and where to seek help.

Category: Talk

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1400 – 1630

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Storytelling with the Singapore Police Force

Description: Join our Police Officers from Woodlands Division for a special storytelling session about saving the earth and achieving environmental sustainability together!

Following the storytelling segment, the police officers will share crime prevention messages and teach us how we can play our part in safeguarding the community. For example, “Never give your OTP; No one needs to know.”

Category: Talk

Location: Woodlands Regional Library

Time: 1500 – 1530

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

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

Time: 0900 – 1000

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

Further Details: Website

Making of a Botanical Ribbon

Description: Did you know you can incorporate different flowers and foliage to create a stunning botanical ribbon? Be fascinated by the simplicity of this art as Pearl demonstrates some easy techniques that you can use for your next floral hands-on project.

Category: Talk

Location: HortPark, Fruit Room

Time: 0930 – 1030

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).

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Let’s Walk, Singapore

Description: Join the Sunnystep community for a free 6km walkathon (Admiralty – Woodlands Waterfront Loop)!

Category: Fitness

Location: Admiralty Park

Time: 0900 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 21 August 2022

Beauty of Soul: A Sufi Performance

Description: Beauty of Soul infuses poetry from various languages, cultures and contexts under the pulse of Sufistic aura. Artist and poet Noor Iskandar will share a weaving of words that celebrate the pain and poise of living.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1600 – 1630 | 1700 – 1730

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Film Screening: One Leg Kicking

Description: One Leg Kicking tells the story about a group of underdogs who form an amateur football team (The Durians) to play in a fictional local league organised by a farsighted sponsor. The prize for the winners: a trip to the 2002 World Cup Finals.

Category: Film

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 2000 – 2140

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

nkei

Description: Returning with a full band accompaniment, nkei promises a performance that bares raw emotions through their oeuvre of sounds.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1900 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

CURB

Description: Reimagining beloved emo sonics with earnest and pulse-pounding arrangements, CURB pays homage to hardcore- adjacent roots while setting a precedent for what emotional guitar-driven music can be in their music.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2045 – 2115 | 2145 – 2215

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

 

OBJECTIFS CINEMA: NOW SHOWING

Description: Welcome to Objectifs Cinema: Now Showing, a celebration of the richness and diversity of Southeast Asian short films. It is an exhibition that hopes to gather film lovers of all backgrounds through screenings, talks, sharing sessions, and a film memorabilia showcase. It aims to set the stage for deeper discussions and a broader understanding of short films from the region.

  1. Alternative Voices | 14 July – 27 July
  2. Southeast Asia Now | 28 July – 10 August
  3. Experimental Shorts | 11 August – 24 August
  4. Shorts From Film Schools | 25 August – 2 September
  5. Shorts From Film Schools | 3 September – 11 September

Category: Film

Location: 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977

Date: 14 July 2022 – 11 September 2022

Booking Requirement: Probably 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 July – 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

Imaging Paradise

Description: Come ponder the past, present and future of what a modern utopia means to local filmmakers, and how one can better understand, appreciate and preserve our collective memory through film this August in celebration of National Day.

Free tickets available for selected movies

Category: Film

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 1 August 2022 – 8 September 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

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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