singapore free events activities next week 27jun 3jul 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 27 JUN – 3 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 27 June 2022 to 3 July 2022.

Singapore free stuff next week banner 27JUN 3JUL 2022

Monday – 27 June 2022

Fascinating Rhythm

Description: This performance will explore the relationship between dance and music. Watch as the multi-faceted roles of a tap dancer unfold to jazz standards, blurring where rhythm and melody meet. Listen as the dancer becomes a musician, joining the musicians on a merry dance.

Category: Music & Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 28 June 2022

Fascinating Rhythm

Description: This performance will explore the relationship between dance and music. Watch as the multi-faceted roles of a tap dancer unfold to jazz standards, blurring where rhythm and melody meet. Listen as the dancer becomes a musician, joining the musicians on a merry dance.

Category: Music & Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Weixin Quek Chong and Astrid Sweeney

Description: Weixin Quek Chong and Astrid Sweeney’s ontogenesis dreams: a sideways stretching of the sensory limbs encompasses a hybrid of performance, sculptural objects and installation. This collaborative project began through a shared desire to create a hybrid body using prosthetics, wearable sculptures and skins to adapt and transform the performer’s coordination and function.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Annexe Studio

Time: 1830 – 1930

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 29 June 2022

Lotus Fugue

Description: Lotus Fugue is a creative dialogue between music, contemporary dance and video projections.

Music by French impressionists Gabriel Faure and Claude Debussy as well as original compositions by the musicians on stage will take you good company throughout this imaginary journey.

Category: Music & Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam Walk

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

The Museum Tour – Complicating Narratives

Description: Rethinking the museum tour, introducing participants to aspects of exhibition literacy and ways to encounter and read an exhibition.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: NUS Museum

Time: 1900 – 2030

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 30 June 2022

Lotus Fugue

Description: Lotus Fugue is a creative dialogue between music, contemporary dance and video projections.

Music by French impressionists Gabriel Faure and Claude Debussy as well as original compositions by the musicians on stage will take you good company throughout this imaginary journey.

Category: Music & Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 1 July 2022

Date Night Friday: The PLF Connection

Description: Longtime friends and collaborators, Alexandra Hsieh, Teo Boon Chye, Eugene Ang, Ignatius Bong and Pablo Calzado have performed together in countless shows since 2016. They have built a wonderful camaraderie and chemistry through the past seven years. Vocalist Hsieh anchors the project’s live shows with an indefatigable charisma that compliments the band’s sensitivity and musical strengths.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2015 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Stompin at the Savoy: Dance Music from the Swing Era

Description: In the early days, jazz was both popular and dance music—and The Rhythmakers hopes to bring jazz back to the popular consciousness of the modern audience through infectious toe tappin’ and feet groovin’ tunes!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1915 – 2000 | 2045 – 2130

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 24 Jun 2022 at 10am and will close on 26 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 – 2 July 2022

Anson Fung Guitar Trio ft. Namie Rasman

Description: Join Anson Fung and his guitar trio, along with vocalist Namie Rasman as they bring you a selection of reimagined jazz standards and pop compositions, in an electric jazz setting.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1600 – 1630 | 1700 – 1730

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sharik Hasan Trio

Description: Sharik Hasan is one of the leading pianists and composers of his generation to emerge from India. Based in New York City, he has garnered a reputation for his exceptional virtuosity and versatility, making him the top-call pianist for many well-known bands and venues.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2015 | 2045 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Loop Doctors Concert

Description: Loop Doctors play a medley of different styles, including jazz, drum and bass, jungle, hip-hop and rap, spiced with effects and samples.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Stage Jam

Description: Join Singapore and international jazz artists as they come together in a series of exciting stage jams, with different guest performers each week. Watch sparks fly as they interact in spontaneous showcases of jazz musicianship.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2200 – 2245

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

MoneySense For Your Child

Description: Want to teach your kids about money but don’t know where to start? Join us for a talk that equips parents to teach and model healthy financial habits to children, in collaboration with the Institute for Financial Literacy!! We want to hear from you!

Category: Talk

Location: Bishan Public Library

Time: 1100 – 1230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Healing Garden Tour

Description: The Healing Garden showcases over 400 varieties of plants used medicinally. It is laid out thematically relating to component parts of the body such as head, respiratory and reproductive systems. Spread over 2.5 hectares, this garden is designed as a tranquil retreat with medical plants traditionally used in Southeast Asia as the main focus.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Time: 0900 – 1000

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

Further Details: Website

Tour of Gallop Extension

Description: Join us for a guided walk through the Gallop Extension of the Singapore Botanic Gardens.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Time: 0900 – 1000

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

Further Details: Website

An Evening of Sound Performances

Description: Join us for an evening of experimental sound performances by artist, composer, and sound designer Zai Tang, experimental musician Rosemainy Buang from SKALA featuring Syafiq Halid, and sound artist Zul Mahmod on 2 July Saturday, from 5PM to 8PM.

Category: Music

Location: STPI Creative Workshop and Gallery

Time: 1700 – 2000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Toa Payoh Guitar Club

Description: Formed in 1974, the Toa Payoh Guitar Club (TPGC) is one of the oldest guitar non-profit organizations in Singapore. It has played a leading role since the 1970s in promoting the beauty of the guitar and guitar music to the local community. TPGC aims to share the joys of playing the guitar with the public.  They hope to captivate their audience with music that ranges from Bach to Bruno Mars performed by their classical guitar ensemble, small groups, and soloists. Join TPGC for an afternoon of delightful tunes presented by its diverse group of members.

Category: Music

Location: Toa Payoh Public Library

Time: 1400 – 1430

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

[ScamWatch] Phishing & Impersonation Scams

Description: While there are many types of scams, they all share one thing in common – Scammers often offer false information or attractive deals to trick you into giving away your money or personal details. At this talk, meet police officers from Bedok Neighbourhood Police Centre and find out more about phishing and impersonation scams. Spot the signs and protect yourself!

Category: Talk

Location: Bedok Public Library

Time: 1100 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

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

Sunday – 3 July 2022

Jazz Appreciation 101

Description: How does one listen to jazz music? Perhaps you responded positively to a certain kind of music in the past and was told it was jazz. You were intrigued. You wanted to find more of it. You wanted to share your joy with people at the bar or library.

Category: Talk

Location: Library@Esplanade

Time: 1400 – 1530

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Free Jazz: Firewater

Description: Firewater assembles the most adventurous improvisers in the region to present an unbridled night of free jazz.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Annexe Studio

Time: 2000 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Simplicius Cheong Quartet

Description: Sydney-based jazz pianist Simplicius Cheong began his career as a musician in 1958, performing in Singapore’s historical dance venues such as the Golden Venus, as well as other hotels and clubs. Now approaching his 80th birthday, Cheong returns to Jazz in July, leading a quartet that will perform classic standards of the swing era.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1700 – 1745 | 1815 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Big Band Sunday: Thomson Big Band

Description: Thomson Big Band plays iconic tunes associated with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Benny Goodman and the modern day Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1945 | 2030 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

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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