singapore free events activities next week 2may 8may 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 2 MAY – 8 MAY

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 2 May 2022 to 8 May 2022.

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Monday – 2 May 2022

The Women In Our Lives

Description: Performing songs across genres, ranging from the 1960s to early 2000s that were originally performed or made famous by women, join Ivan Choong as he unpacks life’s lessons learnt from one of, or the most important person in our lives.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Romito Mendoza

Description: Join Romito Mendoza as he brings you a wide range of contemporary and classic songs.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1915 | 2000 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 3 May 2022

Love Song To Our Children

Description: What kind of love songs would you sing to your children? What stories do you want them to take away from our music? Join singer-songwriter and first-time mother OHMYMEITING as she takes you on a journey of love and exploration of the songs we grew up with.
Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Open Button Project

Description: The Open Button Project takes you down memory lane with some of the most infectious rock n’ roll songs of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s, with a sprinkle of modern classics.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1915 | 2000 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 4 May 2022

My Favourite Hokkien Hits

Description: Journey through Anderene Choo’s growing years with her rendition of Hokkien classics to current top hits. With JeeYon on guitar and Matthew Siew on piano, get ready to sing-along to songs from Jody Chiang, Huang Yee-Ling, He Yi-Hang, Lee E-Jun and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 5 May 2022

The First Time I Heard this Song

Description: Expect a little something for everyone. From blues to grunge, country to punk. Think Green Day meets The Beatles. There were plenty of first in my life and these are some of the songs that remind me of them.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time:  1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 6 May 2022

Uberjam Acoustic

Description: Revel in the songs from ABBA, The Beatles, CCR, Bee Gees , Bread and many more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Songs I Wish I Grew Up With

Description: A throwback to some of the best English and Mando tunes from the perspective of a jiak kantang (someone who is deemed too westernised or one who speaks fluently in English and are weak in their Mother Tongue) Singaporean born in the ‘90s. Join Deborah and her band as they perform classic English hits from the likes of Toto, Stevie Wonder, Mr Big, as well as Mandarin hits from Jay Chou, A-Mei, and David Tao to name a few.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1900 | 2000 – 2030 | 2130 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

PLAWK 4 Mental Wellness @ Fengshan

Description: PLAWK – PICK LITTER AS WE WALK. It’s healthy and good for mental wellbeing and the environment. Join us as we raise funds by PLAWKING!

Spread the word among your contacts and join us as we do our part to clean up our environment, while raising funds to train and support caregivers of persons with mental health issues.

Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. You may wish to bring your own tongs though.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Wawawa restaurant at Bedok Reservoir

Time: 1700 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

MS Dance – MARVEL

Description: Join us as our middle school students dance through the MARVEL Cinematic Universe. Come cheer on your favorite superheroes!

Category: Dance

Location: Singapore American School

Time: 1630

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Film Friday! Double Bill

Description: There will be a screening of two films.

Intelligent Trees – 1800 – 2000

Trees talk, know family ties, and care for their young? Is this too fantastic to be true? Scientist Suzanne Simard (The University of British Columbia, Canada) and German forester and author Peter Wohlleben have been investigating and observing the communication between trees over decades. And their findings are most astounding.

The Last Forest – 2030 – 2200

The film “The Last Forest” is a documentary feature that aims to introduce these characters and this conflict through the observation of the Yanomami’s everyday life. It is from the interaction with them, from the desire of listening and understanding them in their own terms, that our film is born.

Category: Film

Location: STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery

Time: 1800 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No (But there will be a limit of 40 pax)

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 7 May 2022

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). Singapore used to have large areas of mangroves but lost most of them to coastal development. Few mangroves are left in Singapore, one of which is at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Visitor Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Croc & Friends at Main Bridge

Description: Learn all about the Estuarine Crocodiles that bask in the Reserve with our volunteer Bernard, who has a keen interest in our reptilian friends!

Drop by to have a chat with Bernard anytime within the 2 hour period that he is stationed at the Main Bridge. You can learn fascinating information about the characteristics and behaviour of crocodiles and their neighbours as they go about their daily business.

Category: Talk

Location: Main Bridge at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 0900 – 1100

Booking Requirement: No

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, Visitor Services Desk at Nassim Gate

Time: 0900 – 1000 | 1000 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Limited slots available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Registration is required 15 minutes before the tour at the Visitor Centre, Nassim Gate.  Two sessions are available (9am & 10am).

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, Gallop Extension

Time: 0900 – 1000

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

Further Details: Website

Haw Par Villa at 85

Description: Hear our speakers Kua Bak Lim, Wong Chung Wan, Jaclyn Chua, and Joshua Ong reflect on the past, present, and future of Haw Par Villa!

Category: Talk

Location: The URA Center

Time: 1230 – 1430

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

PLAWK 4 Mental Wellness @ Henderson/Dawson

Description: PLAWK – PICK LITTER AS WE WALK. It’s healthy and good for mental wellbeing and the environment. Join us as we raise funds by PLAWKING!

Spread the word among your contacts and join us as we do our part to clean up our environment, while raising funds to train and support caregivers of persons with mental health issues.

Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. You may wish to bring your own tongs though.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Queenstown MRT

Time: 1700 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme

Description: Join other parents with young children, and support your child’s early development through an enjoyable 30 minute session with songs, rhymes and stories that come alive. This fun and interactive parent-child programme is FREE!. For toddlers aged 1-3.

All participants including adults should register for 1 ticket. Each ticket admits 1 person only. Parents to register separate tickets for themselves and their children.

Category: Games

Location: Choa Chu Kang Public Library

Time: 1130 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Walk Down Memory Lane

Description: Joe Zane, the inimitable & dynamic vocalist from Joe & The Soul Express makes his debut at Esplanade’s Concourse! Join him in a night of song by John Denver, Stevie Wonder, Al Greene, Bee Gees and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1745 – 1815 | 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Veritas

Description: Formed at an after-party in 2012, Veritas’ line up comprises of Joshua Agilan, Nilesh, Shanth, Andy Chong and Zack. Veritas is the resident band at Dhoom Super Band, a production company that produces music videos and organises contemporary Tamil band competitions.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1915 | 2000 – 2045 | 2130 – 2215

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 8 May 2022

The Love Jukebox

Description: Relive your jukebox and karaoke days this Mother’s Day! Novo Winds and Music Director Joseph Teo present songs of yesteryear alongside current hits, joined by guest singer, Khim Ng. The afternoon will be filled with an array of music from the likes of Dick Lee, The Carpenters, A-Mei, Stephanie Sun and more!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concert Hall

Time: 1400 – 1500 | 1730 – 1830

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

To Mum with Love

Description: Celebrate Mother’s Day with LimTayPeng and the DJs from 96.3 Hao FM. Collaborating for the second time, join them as they serenade all Mothers with their new release Irreplaceable 《无可取代》.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1915 | 2000 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Mothers’ Day Special by Signifique & RINES

Description: Showcasing beauty and versatility of sign language through song-signing.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Making of Happier Parenting

Description: Join this panel discussion featuring mothers from various fields in art, tech, and design. Hear their perspectives on the making of happier parenting by living their passion.

Category: Talk

Location: library@orchard

Time: 1130 – 1230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Free Outdoor Family Yoga in Bishan Park

Description: Kickstart your day with an energising morning outdoor yoga session in the verdant gardens and enjoy the clean air in our lovely Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park at Ficus Green!

Category: Fitness

Location: Ficus Green, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Time: 0800 – 0900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

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: Art

Location: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Date: 21 Jan 2022 – 25 Sep 2022

Time: 1000 – 1700

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Guided Tours for The Forest and Its Soul

Description: Join a Guided Tour to explore the exhibition, as well as an exclusive look into STPI’s Creative Workshop. Guided Tours of the gallery and creative workshop is conducted by volunteer docents from Friends of the Museum.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: STPI Creative Workshop and Gallery

Date: 21 April 2022 – 20 May 2022

Time: 1130 – 1215 | 1400 – 1445 | 1800 – 1845

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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