singapore free events activities next week 18jul 24jul 2022

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

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 18 July 2022 to 24 July 2022.

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Monday – 18 July 2022

Ywenna Jazz Trio

Description: Presenting a blend of modern jazz sounds and a twist of old jazz, this trio plays a repertoire influenced by standard jazz, pop, R&B and funk as well as Brazilian music, to create a colourful and highly accessible package. Expect bold reinterpretations of familiar pop tunes and be entertained by the trio’s high energy.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 19 July 2022

Classic Jazz Ballads

Description: Daniel Chia and Mei Sheum take you through some of Daniel’s favourite jazz ballads from the likes of Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Dexter Gordon, Scott Hamilton and John Coltrane.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 20 July 2022

The Joy of Lindy Hop

Description: The Mark Yeo Quintet brings a delightful spread of swing music that showcases the joy of lindy hop. Similar to how smell is linked to taste, music is analogous with dance.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Be an Eco Hero!

Description: Join students from Commonwealth Secondary School’s Drama Club as they perform a dramatized storytelling piece and learn about how deforestation affects wildlife! There will be a craft activity following the storytelling.

This programme is suitable for children aged 5 – 12.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1700 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 21 July 2022

Mei Sheum Trio

Description: Pianist Mei Sheum join hands with bassist Brandon Wong and drummer Rizal Sanip to present an intimate performance of their favourite but less-heard jazz standards from Thelonious Monk, Djavan, John Scofield and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 22 July 2022

Date Night Friday: Alemay Fernandez & Sharik Hasan

Description: A rare opportunity to catch these two musician friends in an up-close and personal setting, performing songs that are dear to their hearts. They will also be sharing stripped down acoustic versions of their original material.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2015 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

GROOVEWORKS by Greg Lyons

Description: This showcase by the Tuesday band hails from the Grooveworks mentorship programme, founded and directed by jazz saxophonist Greg Lyons.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1915 – 2000 | 2045 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friendzone Queenstown: Let’s Talk Adulting

Description: Friendzone is a neighbourhood gathering for you to get to know the awesome people around you — to truly be able to call some of them friends. If you’re aged 18-35 and living in Queenstown, join us in having meaningful convos with people who live nearby!

Category: Talk

Location: Creatr.

Time: 2000 – 2200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Kreta Ayer Heritage Trail

Description: Experience Kreta Ayer, a predominantly Cantonese area in the 19th century, known for round-the-clock entertainment with a concentration of teahouses, opera theatres and brothels.

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 15 Jul 2022 at 10am and will close on 19 Jul 2022 at 12 noon 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

Saturday – 23 July 2022

Tour of loop / pool

Description: Join Huijun Lu in this tour that explores the artist’s conceptualisation process of loop / pool and her practice at the intersections of art, music, computing and engineering.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Esplanade Mall Level 3 Community Wall

Time: 1215 – 1245

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Tour of Evolving Currents

Description: Programmers Lu Xiaohui and Lynda Tay will share more about the works and their development process in this tour of Evolving Currents.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jendela, Esplanade

Time: 1215 – 1245

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Between Friends

Description: Two jazz musicians of the highest calibre, who have been performing all over the world for decades, meet in a duet setting, to perform their favourite songs, in an intimate musical conversation between friends.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1600 – 1630 | 1700 – 1730

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Hachul Song Quartet

Description: Korean jazz saxophonist Hachul Song makes his Singapore debut at Jazz in July.  Presenting a selection of his original works from his latest album Be Yourself, Song will be joined by pianist Chaesun Yim, bassist Inseop Song and drummer Joo Chan Im in this unforgettable evening.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2015 | 2045 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Aaron James Lee and Friends

Description: Explore jazz from the post-bop era with drummer Aaron James Lee, as he leads his band comprising some of his closest musician friends including Bryan Rozario and Sean Hong Wei on tenor saxophone, Matthew Tan on trumpet, Sharik Hassan on keys and Russell Seow on bass.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Coastal Cleanup: Kranji Coastal Nature Park

Description: Start your weekend morning with a cleanup along the shores of Kranji Coastal Nature Park, where we’ll aim to rid the shoreline of marine debris and learn about our impact on the environment.

Category: Environment

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre

Time: 1030 – 1230

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: Environment

Location: Pulau Ubin (Jetty Entrance)

Time: 1430 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Biodiversity Tour

Description: Come on down to Jurong Lake Gardens and learn about the rich biodiversity that you can find here! Breathe in the fresh air and listen to the delightful sounds of nature on a free guided walk.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 0800 – 0900 | 0815 – 0915

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: 0800 – 0900 | 0815 – 0915

What’s in my water?

Description: Join us for an interesting morning walk getting to know the creatures and plants that lives in and around the water edges of Sungei Buloh.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

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

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services Desk, Tanglin Gate) 15min before the scheduled tour, on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services Desk, Tyersall Gate) 15min before the scheduled tour, on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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

Time: 0900 – 1030

Booking Requirement: Registration is required (Visitor Services Desk, Tanglin Gate Botany Centre ) 15min before the scheduled tour.

Further Details: Website

Lakeside Guided Walk

Description: Come on down to Jurong Lake Gardens and learn about the rich biodiversity that you can find here! Breathe in the fresh air and listen to the delightful sounds of nature on a free guided walk.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1630 – 1730 | 1645 – 1745

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: 1630 – 1730 | 1645 – 1745

Jireh Food Rescue Registration

Description: Free Collection of Rescued Fruits and Vegetables. For Fully Vaccinated Only!

Category: Environment

Location: 1 Tavistock Ave

Time: 1430 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

From Average to Talented

Description: What is talent? Is talent – or the lack of it – inborn? Why are some people more talented than others? Am I talented? How do I uncover my child’s talent? If you have ever wondered these questions, come join our learning community for parents and unpack the (not so) secret ingredients for creating talent, personality and success in your child. If you are a parent, come gain insight into nurturing an able and self-driven child.

Category: Talk

Location: Toa Payoh Public Library

Time: 1530 – 1630

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Board Games & Mingling Session for Youths

Description: Finding ways to destress? Want to meet new friends? Guess what! We are back with our Board Games & Mingling Session! Join us in playing games like Exploding Kittens, Citadels and more!!

Category: Games

Location: 839 Yishun Street 81

Time: 1300 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 24 July 2022

Jazz for Kids: Count with Humpty!

Description: World famous nursery rhyme superstar Humpty Dumpty is back with more jazz. But this time, he’s got a different problem—Humpty’s forgotten how to count!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Night Out

Description: Join Ernesto Valerio and Mario Serio as they bring you music from popular movies of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, with a jazzy twist.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1700 – 1745 | 1815 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Big Band Sunday: Music Elements Big Band

Description: Music Elements Big Band is the newest big band in town under the musical direction of band leader, Udom Kiattivikrai. Together with 25 other veteran musicians and with community music making as its core, the band seeks to spread the joy of big band swing music.

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

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

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Singapore Maritime Trail 2 – Our Progress

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

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HarbourFront Centre

Date: 13 August 2022, 10 September 2022

Time: 0900 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Guided Tour of “Space For Our Dreams” Exhibition

Description: Find out more about the planning concepts and strategies to guide Singapore’s development over the next 50 years and beyond.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Urban Redevelopment Authority

Date: Tuesdays, Thursdays and the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of June and July

Time: 1000 – 1100 | 1130 – 1230 | 1300 – 1400

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

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

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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