singapore free events activities next week 20jun 26jun 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 20 JUN – 26 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 20 June 2022 to 26 June 2022.

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Monday – 20 June 2022

Ardwinda

Description: Audiences can look forward to a performance, which infuses various music genres within the frame of a traditional tale-based dikir barat presentation.

The performance will be based on the four elements of earth, fire, air and water. Each element serves as a metaphor for a music genre and/or culture.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 21 June 2022

Check Esplanade website for updates closer to the date.

Wednesday – 22 June 2022

Music Cousins

Description: East or west, cousins are the best! Open Score Project (OSP) musicians Anarva Wang and Olivia Chuang present a performance-dialogue to celebrate the morin khuur and the cello. With the aim to create understanding between different cultural landscapes, see how these bowed-string instruments could be connected. Discover their shared histories and enjoy the melodious textures from this unique pairing!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 23 June 2022

Rock and Pullu

Description: Like sojourners on an ancient trade route traversing the Karakoram, the musicians of Vandelay I.S.A bring their own musical stories to the tapestry of this performance. Paul Danial is a master rock guitarist with “many faces”, Serena Chen is a multi-percussionist who bridges various genres, Jeffrey Tan is a versatile violinist who paints murals of audio colour, and Tony Makarome from the admissions office also plays bass and mridangam. The music will reflect the joy of the process through which we share our musical selves with one another. It is hoped that the audience will find some happiness and enjoyment in our musical offerings.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

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: Bishan Public Library

Time: 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 24 June 2022

Rock and Pullu

Description: Like sojourners on an ancient trade route traversing the Karakoram, the musicians of Vandelay I.S.A bring their own musical stories to the tapestry of this performance. Paul Danial is a master rock guitarist with “many faces”, Serena Chen is a multi-percussionist who bridges various genres, Jeffrey Tan is a versatile violinist who paints murals of audio colour, and Tony Makarome from the admissions office also plays bass and mridangam. The music will reflect the joy of the process through which we share our musical selves with one another. It is hoped that the audience will find some happiness and enjoyment in our musical offerings.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dance at Dusk

Description: Experience the thrill of movement in bite-sized excerpts against the night lights of the city, performed by T.H.E Second Company.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

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 17 Jun 2022 at 10am and will close on 22 Jun 2022 at 12 noon or earlier depending on the availability of tickets. 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 – 25 June 2022

When Worlds Collide

Description: Unusual bedfellows, bharantanatyam dance and jazz collide and collaborate in this exploratory presentation. Join Janaki Nair, Rachma Lim and Faiz Syanzani as they journey through beautiful movements, a myriad of rhythms and original melodies.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dance at Dusk

Description: Experience the thrill of movement in bite-sized excerpts against the night lights of the city, performed by T.H.E Second Company.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

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

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.

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.

Further Details: Website

Race Against Time – Science behind a Botanic Garden Tour

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: 1000 – 1100

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

Further Details: Website

Civic District Tree Trail – Istana Route

Description: The Civic District Tree Trail takes you through Singapore’s historic Civic District where you will be marvelled by many majestic and interesting trees, some of which have stood tall for many generations and witnessed the transformation and progress of Singapore through the years. Join us as we take you through part of the trail starting from the entrance of Istana to CHIJMES!

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Entrance of Istana

Time: 0800 – 0930 | 0830 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: 0800 – 0930 | 0830 – 1000

SPOT THE SIGNS. STOP THE CRIMES.

Description: The best way to protect yourself from scams is to learn how to recognise the signs.

Sengkang Neighbourhood Police Centre will be sharing on how to spot the signs and avoid getting scammed.

We will share some common scams such as e-commerce, loan, impersonation and love scams.

Category: Talk

Location: Sengkang Public Library

Time: 1600 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Food Waste for Kids

Description: Did you know that reducing food waste is one of the easiest ways to combat Climate Change? Using storytelling, kids learn about the large amounts of resources that are used to produce and transport the food to our table and discuss ways to reduce food waste.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1230 – 1300

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

What’s in my water?

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

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Visitor Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Jireh Food Rescue

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

Sunday – 26 June 2022

SEE!

Description: Is this what it really is?

A body on stage is conflicted with what it really is.

Is what you perceive, what it is?

OR is what it think it is, what it is?

From objects of everyday life to everyday gestures to YOU as a person, is what you see, really what you see?

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dance at Dusk

Description: Experience the thrill of movement in bite-sized excerpts against the night lights of the city, performed by T.H.E Second Company.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

World Strings Day: Mood Jukebox

Description: Join us for this year’s iteration of World Strings Day that will keep you on your toes as we explore the theme of Mood Jukebox! This much-anticipated event will see the gathering of string musicians and enthusiasts performing 3 pieces together (Incy Wincy Spider, Chopin Prelude in A and Can’t Stop The Feeling) in public. Each piece can be played in any of the 3 moods (tender, angry, and happy) and will be decided by the audience!

Category: Music

Location: Gardens By The Bay

Time: 1640 – 1655 | 1740 – 1755 | 1840 – 1855

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Florence Music – Graduation Concert

Description: Graduation Concert by Florence Music is a platform for our Diploma students and above to do their solo recital course.

This concert also serves as a music platform for our students to share their passions, musical talents and also their musical journey to the audiences.

No admission for children 5 years old and below.

Category: Music

Location: Amtech Building

Time: 1830

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Tanglin Halt Heritage Tour

Description: My Tanglin Halt Heritage Tour traces the evolution of Queenstown as Singapore’s first satellite town. The tour visits landmarks such as the first HDB flats along Stirling Road, the former Malayan railways and black & white bungalows at Wessex estate.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Queenstown 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

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

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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