singapore free events activities next week 30may 5jun 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 30 MAY – 5 JUN

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 30 May 2022 to 5 June 2022.

Singapore free stuff next week banner 30MAY 5JUN 2022

Monday – 30 May 2022

#hashcovers

Description: Taking it offline, Hashy Yusof performs covers of songs she grew up listening to till now.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 31 May 2022

Shirlyn + The UnXpected

Description: Growing up in different eras, join Shirlyn, Greg and CY as they cover a wide range of the songs they grew up with, spanning from the ‘70s to 2000’s.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 1 June 2022

What Glows in the Deep Dark Sea?

Description: Are you ready to meet some strange but fascinating deep-sea creatures? Join us as we learn about the different creatures that exist in deep oceans today. Discover why and how these animals glow in the deep sea through interactive activities and hands-on learning.

This is a parent-child programme and is suitable for children aged 4-6 years old.

Category: Workshop

Location: Bedok Public Library

Time: 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Adventure with Smiley!

Description: An interactive and engaging financial literacy program curated specially for children aged 4-7! Smiley will introduce kids to value of money, savings, banking and how they can take little steps towards sustainability through short animated scenes. Printable worksheet and currencies will be available for them to continue their learnings with parents at home.

Category: Workshop

Location: Woodlands Regional Library

Time: 1100 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Melodies of the Seasons – RGSCO Live!

Description: Catch RGS Chinese Orchestra live in concert with tunes from different seasons.

Category: Music

Location: Raffles Girls’ School

Time: 1930 – 2100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 2 June 2022

Science Explorers! Fun with Popsicle Sticks

Description: Potential energy is the tension created between two objects when they are compressed or stretched. Like our emotions, if we bottle them up, it can lead to a rather unfriendly explosion. Let’s learn how to handle potential energy with care so we can explode in fun at our own time as well as learn to build a robotic arm with popsicle sticks that extends to grab some little toys home! This programme is for children aged 4-6 years old.

Category: Workshop

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time:  1100 – 1230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 3 June 2022

Last Man Standing

Description: Have you ever wanted to run away to join the circus? Well here is your chance! Join us during Flipside to watch four aspiring circus artists compete for a spot in the newly formed local acrobatic circus troupe, Circus of Altrades. From chairstacking, contortion, tumbling to group acrobatics, you will surely be left on the edge of your seat wanting more!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kopitiam

Description: Kopitiam is a story about love and separation, remembering the past and moving on. Set in a small coffee shop run by an old couple, this whimsical puppet performance asks what it means to lose a part of ourselves and how we deal with loss and change.

Category: Drama

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Me, My Monsters, My Friends

Description: Join Alina on her journey from self-doubt to self-acceptance, as she faces her fears and anxieties with the help of her unusual friends. Featuring a variety of circus acts from fire spinning and juggling to acrobatics, this circus piece is a timely reminder to appreciate the people who care for us.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2000 | 2200 – 2230

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Aerial Open Stage 2022

Description: Launched at Flipside 2019, Aerial Open Stage (AOS) is an annual platform dedicated to featuring aerial arts practitioners in Singapore. Many of these practitioners perform regularly, choreographing and competing in Singapore and regional competitions, but rarely getting the opportunity to perform for the public and at heights beyond what is possible in studios.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2045 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

IMPULSE

Description: Two hemispheres. Two bodies in balance. A floating ladder between them.

Impulse is a physical theatre performance that embodies the breathtaking dynamic movement that occurs when opposing forces collide.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 2030 – 2100

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

Category: Guided Tour

Location: URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 4 June 2022

Fight Club (Jugglers Only!)

Description: Presented for the first time as part of Flipside 2022, catch 12 of Singapore’s best jugglers as they duke it out against each other to emerge victors of combat juggling.

Is offence the best defence? Will guile triumph over skill? Watch these strategies play out in this unique event with exciting and colourful commentary!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1430 – 1500 | 1600 – 1630

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Last Man Standing

Description: Have you ever wanted to run away to join the circus? Well here is your chance! Join us during Flipside to watch four aspiring circus artists compete for a spot in the newly formed local acrobatic circus troupe, Circus of Altrades. From chairstacking, contortion, tumbling to group acrobatics, you will surely be left on the edge of your seat wanting more!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kopitiam

Description: Kopitiam is a story about love and separation, remembering the past and moving on. Set in a small coffee shop run by an old couple, this whimsical puppet performance asks what it means to lose a part of ourselves and how we deal with loss and change.

Category: Drama

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Me, My Monsters, My Friends

Description: Join Alina on her journey from self-doubt to self-acceptance, as she faces her fears and anxieties with the help of her unusual friends. Featuring a variety of circus acts from fire spinning and juggling to acrobatics, this circus piece is a timely reminder to appreciate the people who care for us.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2130 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Aerial Open Stage 2022

Description: Launched at Flipside 2019, Aerial Open Stage (AOS) is an annual platform dedicated to featuring aerial arts practitioners in Singapore. Many of these practitioners perform regularly, choreographing and competing in Singapore and regional competitions, but rarely getting the opportunity to perform for the public and at heights beyond what is possible in studios.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Circus 101

Description: Have a go at plate spinning, diabolo, hooping or pick up juggling at this circus sharing session. The activity is open to anyone young at heart, with no experience required.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Courtyard

Time: 1730 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

IMPULSE

Description: Two hemispheres. Two bodies in balance. A floating ladder between them.

Impulse is a physical theatre performance that embodies the breathtaking dynamic movement that occurs when opposing forces collide.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1730 – 1800 | 2030 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

A Weekend at the Opera

Description: This June, Gardens by the Bay is staging its first-ever opera performance. Soprano Marcella di Garbo and baritone Lorenzo Barbieri will perform a fine selection of Italy’s most beloved art songs. Be carried away by the notes of famous composers such as Puccini and Mozart, played by Maestro Manuel Cini at the piano. This performance of operatic love arias brings together a unique blend of sound, scents and sights to enchant audience of all ages.

Category: Music

Location: Flower Field Hall

Time: 1500 – 1530 | 1700 – 1730 | 1930 – 2000

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, Visitor Services Desk at Nassim Gate

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Limited slots available on first-come-first-serve basis. Registration is required 15 minutes before the session starts.

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 first-come-first-serve basis. Registration is required 15 minutes before the session starts.

Further Details: Website

Notes of Nature 2022 @ Jurong Lake Gardens

Description: Soak in the healing powers of nature and recharge with uplifting beats. Sustainability and music comes together in this hour long concert, with upbeat percussions by MOTUS using recycled materials together with dynamic local duo Jack & Rai. Bring along your own picnic mats to Wave Plaza and enjoy the concert!

Category: Music

Location: Wave Plaza, Jurong Lake Gardens

Time: 1800 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

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).

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!

Category: Talk

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Wetland Centre

Time: 0900 – 1100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 5 June 2022

Fight Club (Jugglers Only!)

Description: Presented for the first time as part of Flipside 2022, catch 12 of Singapore’s best jugglers as they duke it out against each other to emerge victors of combat juggling.

Is offence the best defence? Will guile triumph over skill? Watch these strategies play out in this unique event with exciting and colourful commentary!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1430 – 1500 | 1600 – 1630

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Last Man Standing

Description: Have you ever wanted to run away to join the circus? Well here is your chance! Join us during Flipside to watch four aspiring circus artists compete for a spot in the newly formed local acrobatic circus troupe, Circus of Altrades. From chairstacking, contortion, tumbling to group acrobatics, you will surely be left on the edge of your seat wanting more!

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Kopitiam

Description: Kopitiam is a story about love and separation, remembering the past and moving on. Set in a small coffee shop run by an old couple, this whimsical puppet performance asks what it means to lose a part of ourselves and how we deal with loss and change.

Category: Drama

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Me, My Monsters, My Friends

Description: Join Alina on her journey from self-doubt to self-acceptance, as she faces her fears and anxieties with the help of her unusual friends. Featuring a variety of circus acts from fire spinning and juggling to acrobatics, this circus piece is a timely reminder to appreciate the people who care for us.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2130 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Aerial Open Stage 2022

Description: Launched at Flipside 2019, Aerial Open Stage (AOS) is an annual platform dedicated to featuring aerial arts practitioners in Singapore. Many of these practitioners perform regularly, choreographing and competing in Singapore and regional competitions, but rarely getting the opportunity to perform for the public and at heights beyond what is possible in studios.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

IMPULSE

Description: Two hemispheres. Two bodies in balance. A floating ladder between them.

Impulse is a physical theatre performance that embodies the breathtaking dynamic movement that occurs when opposing forces collide.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1730 – 1800

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Circus 101

Description: Have a go at plate spinning, diabolo, hooping or pick up juggling at this circus sharing session. The activity is open to anyone young at heart, with no experience required.

Category: Dance

Location: Esplanade Courtyard

Time: 1730 – 1900

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

#SeasTheDay

Description: Volunteers will head out to the identified hot spots along the beach by foot where they will be provided with the necessary equipment to clear the beaches of man-made marine debris.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Changi Beach | Pasir Ris Park | East Coast Park

Time: 0930 – 1215

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Changi Beach | Pasir Ris Park | East Coast Park

A Weekend at the Opera

Description: This June, Gardens by the Bay is staging its first-ever opera performance. Soprano Marcella di Garbo and baritone Lorenzo Barbieri will perform a fine selection of Italy’s most beloved art songs. Be carried away by the notes of famous composers such as Puccini and Mozart, played by Maestro Manuel Cini at the piano. This performance of operatic love arias brings together a unique blend of sound, scents and sights to enchant audience of all ages.

Category: Music

Location: Flower Field Hall

Time: 1500 – 1530 | 1700 – 1730 | 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Celebrating World Environment Day Public Lecture

Description: Join us to learn about the value of mangroves and the importance of protecting nature in face of climate change! In the first activity of the Wonderful Wetlands series, hear from Prof Koh Lian Pin (Director of NUS Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions) and Crystle Wee (Environmental Consultant at DHI) on blue carbon and nature-based solutions. Participants will also get an exclusive chance to experience our pilot, self-guided Augmented Reality Sustainability Tour around Kingfisher Wetlands!

Category: Talk

Location: Flower Field Hall

Time: 1130 – 1230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sharing on Food Sustainability

Description: In conjunction with National Family Week, learn from the Sharma family about WHY (it’s important), WHAT (is being done locally) and HOW (people can make more sustainable choices). A communities@libraries initiative not to be missed, with fabulous prizes to be won!

Category: Talk

Location: library@harbourfront

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Tiong Bahru Heritage Tour

Description: Take a walk around Singapore’s only conserved housing estate with our volunteer guides to explore the pre-war and post-war architecture and learn about the culture and arts, food and romance, as well as intriguing people and stories associated with this charming and picturesque neighbourhood.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Tiong Bahru Community Centre

Time: 1600 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

String Art Craft Station

Description: Each string art piece will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. Simple instructions come with each craft set and facilitators from Fann Art Therapie will be at hand to offer advice.

The craft sets are available on a first come, first served basis and the activity must be completed on site. Each participant will be given one set of materials only. However, if the participant is aged 12 and below, the child and accompanying adult will share one craft set.

Materials per session are limited. Once all craft sets for the session have been given out, participation for that session will be closed.

This workshop is recommended for ages 8 years and above. Children aged 8 to 12 years old will require assistance from accompanying adults.

Category: Arts & Crafts

Location: Esplanade Upper Concourse

Date: 4, 5, 11, 12 June 2022 (SAT & SUN)

Time: 1400 – 1530 | 1630 – 1800

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Enchanting Forest

Description: Children’s Season returns to the Indian Heritage Centre! Come down this June school holidays from 28 May to 26 June 2022 as we transform the museum into an Enchanting Forest filled with unique and wild creatures. There are free activity kits and stickers to be given away.

Category: Arts & Crafts

Location: Indian Heritage Centre

Date: 28 May 2022 – 26 June 2022

Time: Various Timeslots

Booking Requirement: Depends

Further Details: Website

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

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

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: Volunteer

Location: Beauty World Centre

Date: Saturdays & Sundays In May 2022

Time: 0700 – 1230 | 1530 – 1930

Booking Requirement: Yes

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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