singapore free events activities next week 18apr 24apr 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 18 APR – 24 APR

I will be highlighting events and activities to do in Singapore next week that are absolutely free. We do not have to spend money to enjoy ourselves.  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 18 April 2022 to 24 April 2022.

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Monday – 18 April 2022

Ngee Ann Polytechnic Short Films

Description: Exploring themes of nature, material histories and interpersonal relationships, this showcase features works by students and recent graduates of Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film and Media Studies.

1900 – 1930

  • Unknownature (2019) (PG)
  • Angkat Tingkat (2020)
  • Boundless (2019)

2000 – 2030

  • Tomorrow (2019)
  • Come See Me (2021) (PG)
  • An Elephant Ate A Goldfish (2019) (PG)

Category: Film

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 19 April 2022

Short films from Temasek Polytechnic School of Design

Description: Exploring themes of diasporic identity, intergenerational relationships and historical struggles, this showcase features final year film projects by students of Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Design.

1900 – 1930 

  • Bahay (2022) (PG)
  • 热爱传统 (Made with Passion) (2022) (G)

2000 – 2030

  • Ixora Flower (2020) (PG)

Category: Film

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 20 April 2022

Fyrdauz Macbeth

Description: Catch Fyrdauz Macbeth live at the Esplanade Concourse for an evening of songs across the 1980s to the early 2000s.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

NAFA Chinese Concerto Competition Prizewinners’ Concert

Description: Prizewinners of NAFA’s Chinese Concerto Competition in 2021 and 2022 are soloists in this Chinese Orchestra concert led by Quek Ling Kiong.

Category: Music

Location: Lee Foundation Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2115

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 21 April 2022

Ethereal Echo

Description: Ethereal Echo is a local band specializing in acoustic pop since 2015. They will be bringing popular hits such as Chasing Cars, Just Give Me A Reason and A Million Dreams.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 22 April 2022

An Evening with Owen Li

Description: Join Owen Li for a night of vocal appreciation as he presents an acoustic set of some of his favourite tunes by artists such as Ariana Grande, Jojo and Rascal Flatts, alongside original songs (including unreleased material!).

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Celebration of Youth

Description: Celebration of Youth showcases the diversity and vibrancy through a repertoire featuring various genres of music. Lively and joyous pieces from generations past and present will transport audiences of all ages back to their youth.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1945 – 2015 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Telok Ayer Heritage Trail

Description: Experience the oldest part of Chinatown, which is traditionally associated with the Hokkien and also the South Indian Muslim community, who settled along the original water front that ran along today’s Telok Ayer Street.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

HS Dance – Down the Rabbit Hole

Description: HS Dance presents a modern retelling of Alice in Wonderland. This performance also features IASAS Dance.

Category: Dance

Location: Singapore American School

Time: 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 23 April 2022

Heritage Tour

Description: For over 150 years, Singapore Botanic Gardens has been the birth place of South East Asia’s rubber and orchid industries. A walk through the re-developed Tanglin / Heritage Core of the Gardens will evoke memories of bygone days where ladies stroll through the Gardens with the parasols and long skirts. Highlights of the tour include the Bandstand, sculptures in the Gardens, the Heritage Trees, the Main Gate, the Saraca Stream Walk.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services) 15min before the scheduled tour. Limited slots available.

Further Details: Website

Learning Forest Tour

Description: The Learning Forest features a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways that allow visitors to explore habitats ranging from a freshwater forest wetland to a lowland rainforest. Visitors can learn about freshwater forest wetland ecosystems at the Keppel Discovery Wetlands and walk amongst a collection of some of the tallest tree species in Southeast Asia at the SPH Walk of Giants.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services at Tyersall Gate

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services @ Tyersall Gate) 15min before the scheduled tour. Limited slots available.

Further Details: Website

Race Against Time

Description: This session introduces the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory and the Herbarium.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre

Time: 1000 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services) 15min before the scheduled tour. Limited slots available.

Further Details: Website

Monument Trail

Description: Visit the historical landmarks of the Civic District that tell the story of Singapore’s history, growth and development. Learn more about the heritage and other interesting trees around the vicinity.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Empress Place, Entrance of Cavenagh Bridge

Time: 1000 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Croc and Friends

Description: Go on a 45-minute guided walk with our volunteer, Bernard, to learn fascinating information about the crocodiles and their friends – such as their characteristics and behaviour, and observe them as they go about their daily business.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 1130 – 1230 | 1230 – 1330

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: 1130 – 1230 | 1230 – 1330

62nd Trash Hero Beach Clean-Up – Selimang Beach

Description: Want to make a difference for the environment? Join this exclusive cleanup and start your movement with Trash Hero Singapore.

Category: Volunteer Work

Location: Sembawang Park

Time: 0900 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

An afternoon of String favourites by the MGS String Ensemble

Description: The upper secondary students of the Methodist Girls’ School String Ensemble present a repertoire filled with familiar string favourites! This includes Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Handel’s Passacaglia, Paganini’s Caprice No. 24 and Joe Hisashi’s Studio Ghibli.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1400

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

When You Wish Upon A Star

Description: Come enjoy an evening of songs presented by the Vocal Associates Ensemble of Young Voices. These singers train under Ms Khor Ai Ming and her team of teachers from Ms Khor’s Studio, a studio that empowers students to achieve their artistic potential through performances, and connects people through a shared love for singing.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Trenditions – Trending with Traditions

Description: Enjoy an exciting evening with Orkestra Sri Temasek and Megat Muhammad Firdaus as they present a performance that tracks the evolution of traditional Malay music based on the flexible genre of zapin. 

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1945 – 2015 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

#TeamUpEdition: Fort Canning Puzzle Hunt

Description: Do you want to explore Singapore in a fun way? Come try our Fort Canning Puzzle Hunt Adventure! And guess what, we are giving away 500 FREE tickets across four weekends for you to join us in this one-of a kind puzzle hunt. (Note: the usual price per ticket is $30).

Category: Games

Location: Fort Canning

Time: Various Timing

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 24 April 2022

An Afternoon Treat with SJIMB

Description: St Joseph’s Institution Military Band (SJIMB) presents a repertoire of familiar tunes from Disney classics Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast as well as popular movie music such as the theme song of The Avengers.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1400

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dance on the Harp!

Description: Join the Rave Harpers as they dance on the harp with the music! With both solo and ensemble harp work, these young harp players present a repertoire comprising Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers, Offenbach’s French Can-Can and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

We Are Young by Mus’Art Percussion Ensemble

Description: Let Mus’Art Youth Percussion ensemble show off their creativity with percussive beats and songs created from simple household items! They present a diverse repertoire ranging from classical pieces such as Bach’s Children’s Medley to Disney favourites such as Under the Sea, as well as Ed Sheeran’s hit song, Shape of you!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1945 – 2015 | 2100 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

Singapore Maritime Trail – Our Heritage

Description: Discover Singapore’s rich maritime stories through the Singapore Maritime Trails!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: SMU School of Accountancy

Date: 7 May 2022 | 4 June 2022

Time: 0900 – 1130 | 1500 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Singapore Maritime Trail – Our Progress

Description: Discover Singapore’s rich maritime stories through the Singapore Maritime Trails!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HarbourFront Centre

Date: 11 June 2022

Time: 0900 – 1130 | 1500 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Singapore Maritime Trail – Our Legacy

Description: Discover Singapore’s rich maritime stories through the Singapore Maritime Trails!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Telok Ayer MRT Station, Exit B

Date: 21 May 2022 | 18 June 2022

Time: 0900 – 1130 | 1500 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

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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