singapore free events activities next week 3oct 9oct 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 3 OCT – 9 OCT

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 3 October 2022 to 9 October 2022.

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Monday – 3 October 2022

No Activities.

Tuesday – 4 October 2022

Ridz Razali

Description: Ridz Razali shares some of his favourite tunes as well as songs that have shaped pop culture. Expect to hear an array of pop, country pop, ‘80s hits and some soul and R&B from artists like Michael Jackson, New Edition, Rascal Flatts, Eagles, Shania Twain, Richard Marx, N’Sync and Oasis.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 5 October 2022

Nat Wu

Description: Nat Wu performs an evening of Mandarin songs either sung or written by iconic mandarin singer-songwriters such as 《月亮代表我的心》 by Teresa Teng, 《漂洋过海来看你》 by 娃娃, and 《大约在冬季》 by 齊秦.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Haj Travel Hub

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: 1600 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Aureum Saxophone Quartet

Description: In this concert supported by the Austrian Embassy Singapore, the quartet presents selections from their August 2022 album, Golden Roots, “revealing a diverse and branching root system: complex yet down-to-earth” and combining “classical, jazz, world music and folk music at the highest level”.

Category: Music

Location: Lee Foundation Theatre

Time: 2000 – 2130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 6 October 2022

Suryana Norddin

Description: Typically known for singing traditional songs, Suryana Norddin breaks away from her usual repertoire to bring you two nights of iconic pop and R&B songs, as well as ballads. Inspired by the Queens of Malay and English pop that she grew up listening to, Suryana will cover songs from Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza and Beyonce…and maybe some Adele. She’ll Set Fire to the Rain as you Listen to her belt Purnama Merindu.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Swan Song

Description: In this performance curated by Head of Vocal Studies Jessica Chen, voice students from the NAFA School of Music present selections from Schubert’s Schwanengesang and Fanny Mendelssohn’s 6 Lieder, Op. 1.

Category: Music

Location: Lee Foundation Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2045

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 7 October 2022

Octoburst!

Description: In conjunction with Children’s Day in October, Esplanade presents Octoburst! – A Children’s Festival – a festival that encourages artful play and fun for all.

PIP PIP Hooray – 1000 – 1030

Join us at the Forecourt Garden as children from Kinderland Preschool Marching Band perform songs from Oliver and Doraemon. Following that, PIP and Rui Shan will be leading a mass dance for all.

KIDDIN’ AROUND – 1030 – 1100

Featuring famous classical works including Johann Strauss’ Radetzky March and Jacques Offenbach’s Galop Infernal (Can Can Music), this concert will be performed by the orchestra’s youngest musicians playing alongside talented young soloists.

Self-guided Craft: Paper Pom-Poms! – 1030

Get crafty and join in the Octoburst! fun with pom-poms! Collaborate with your little ones in this self-guided craft activity by creating your very own paper pom-poms using your favourite colours. Customise them using recycled materials to showcase your personality!

Come meet PIP! – 1100 – 1130 | 1400 – 1430 | 1600 – 1630

Our PIP meet-and-greet sessions are back! Join us for a photo opportunity with the biggest star of Esplanade.

Can We Be Friends? – 1115 – 1145 | 1415 – 1445 | 1645 – 1715

Square and Oval meet for the very first time. They may look different… but can they be friends? Will they like each other? Do they have anything in common? Would YOU be friends with them? How about when you meet other shaped beings? Let’s play and find out.

(Work-in-progress) PLAYtime! 2023: Just As I Am – 1130 – 1245 | 1500 – 1615 | 1730 – 1845

PLAYtime! is a theatre series produced by Esplanade for children aged from 3 to 6 years old. As part of Octoburst! 2022, the artists will present a work-in-progress showcase for feedback from families and peers as a key part of their work’s developmental milestone. Registration required.

K-Pop Fever! – 1330 – 1400

Under the guidance of the instructors, parents and kids of all ages are welcomed to join in the fun to learn simple and trendy dance steps while moving and grooving to the latest K-pop hits! Have a good time dancing and sweating it out.

Carnival of the Animals – 1530 – 1600

Written in 1922, Carnival of the Animals remains a familiar favourite for all ages today. For this special Octoburst! edition, musicians duodentity and actor-narrator Marc Valentine Chia will regale children with excerpts from this 14-movement musical suite. Enjoy the music, savour the poetry, swim with the fishes, and roar like a lion!

Where’s PIP? A self-guided hunt for PIP – 1000 – 1600

PIP loves playing hide and seek! Solve the clues and find out where PIP is hiding in Esplanade. Collect stamps from all the hiding spots and score a special reward!

Pick up a copy of the activity sheet & redeem your sticker packs at Esplanade Concourse from 10am–4pm only.

Category: Festival

Location: Esplanade

Time: 1000 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Depends but mostly no

Further Details: Website

Suryana Norddin

Description: Typically known for singing traditional songs, Suryana Norddin breaks away from her usual repertoire to bring you two nights of iconic pop and R&B songs, as well as ballads. Inspired by the Queens of Malay and English pop that she grew up listening to, Suryana will cover songs from Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza and Beyonce…and maybe some Adele. She’ll Set Fire to the Rain as you Listen to her belt Purnama Merindu.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Jamiel Said & The Playmakers

Description: It’s sure to be electrifying night with Jamiel Said & The Playmakers taking the stage. Get set to let loose and enjoy some awesome feel-good, rock and roll song covers, arranged in their unique way. Influenced by the legends of rock, pop, ballads and alternative music, Jamiel & The Playmakers perform songs from Journey, Sting, Beatles, Goo Goo Dolls, Ed Sheeren, Padi, Search and Oasis. Have friends who enjoy live music? Bring them along for an awesome, interactive show.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 2000 – 2045 | 2115 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Soap Making Workshop

Description: Natural made soaps are kind on the skin and beneficial to the environment. In this workshop, get to personalise your own beautiful pieces of soap for your loved ones! The natural bases are free of SLS and parabens, making it suitable for all ages.

Category: Workshop

Location: Gardens by the Bay

Time: 1230 – 1400 [15 min slots)

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Lunch & Learn – Let’s Fight Inflation!

Description: We would like to invite you to our lunch and learn session to combat inflation.

With higher inflation and interest rates likely to persist, food prices are expected to double while interest rates have been on an upward trend#. How can you be financially confident in such a flactuated market? Moomoo SG invited several well-recognised guest speakers from financial industry to empower you to fight against inflation.

Come and enjoy the lunch and learn session in CBD every Friday from 30 Sep to 21 Oct. Let’s fight inflation together.

*Complimentary lunch buffet will be provided.

Category: Talk

Location: JustCo Marina One East Tower

Time: 1200 – 1400

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 8 October 2022

Can We Be Friends?

Description: Square and Oval meet for the very first time. They may look different… but can they be friends? Will they like each other? Do they have anything in common? Would YOU be friends with them? How about when you meet other shaped beings? Let’s play and find out.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade

Time: 1115 – 1145 | 1415 – 1445 | 1645 – 1715

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Euphonic Masala

Description: Euphonic Masala pays tribute to some of the most iconic Bollywood singers including Shankar Ehsaan Loy, A.R Rahman, Kishore Kumar. Expect a mix of fun and soulful renditions of Hindi songs as well as Bollywood music through the years.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Pop! Pop! Its Showtime…

Description: Paddle back in time to retro and pop rock hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s and see how modern songs are inspired by those of yesteryear. Sunny Jackson performs songs such as Hound Dog and Jailhouse Rock by the King of Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley, I Feel Good by the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, Treasure and Uptown Funk by pop icon, Bruno Mars and many more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 1945 – 2030 | 2045 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

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 15 minutes prior on a first-come-first-served basis at Visitor Services @ Tyersall Gate

Further Details: Website

Rain Forest Tour

Description: Discover the enchantment of our tropical rain forest with our volunteer guides in this one-hour tour. Please register 15 minutes before the tour at the Visitor Centre, Nassim Gate.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Time: 0900 – 1000

Booking Requirement: Registration is required 15 minutes before the tour at the Visitor Centre, Nassim Gate.

Further Details: Website

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

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Welcome Waders

Description: Every year, millions of migratory shorebirds make an extraordinary journey from their breeding grounds in the Arctic to this part of the world.

Welcome Waders! is held in conjunction with World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), which falls on 8 October this year. WMBD is an biannual awareness-raising campaign that highlights the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.

Celebrate with us through the following activities:

Talks and Workshops

  • Wader Watch, 9am to 11am. Click here to register.
  • Following the journey of migratory birds, 10am to 11am. Click here to register.
  • Migratory Birds of Buloh, 2pm to 3pm. Click here to register.

Booths and Fun at Visitor Centre (no registration required, visit us to learn more)

  • Exhibition on migratory shorebirds
  • Craft activity booths
  • And games!

Category: Festival

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Alexandra Heritage Tour

Description: My Alexandra Heritage Tour explores the military installations constructed by the British to defend Singapore’s naval outpost at Keppel Harbour. Join us as we explore the military history of Alexandra from the Gun Post in Fort Pasir Panjang and Keppel Harbour, to the Berlayer Beacon and Former Pasir Panjang Power Station.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Labrador Park MRT Station Exit A

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

From Seeds to Harvest

Description: As part of the Earth Heroes series, this session immerses children in the process of farming through hands-on activities and teaches the role of photosynthesis in the growth of plants.

This programme is suitable for children ages 7 to 12.

Category: Workshop

Location: Bishan Public Library

Time: 1030 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sustainability Meets Art!

Description: Learn more about the different types of sustainable art and explore ways how we could protect our earth in creative ways too. There will be interactive activities and hands-on learning! This is a parent-child programme and is suitable for children aged 4-6 years old. Registration is required for this programme.

Category: Workshop

Location: Bishan Public Library

Time: 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 9 October 2022

BOO! – A Halloween Special

Description: Join in the thrill of celebrating Halloween with Mus’Art Youth Wind Orchestra, with pieces from iconic shows like Enchanted, Spirited Away and the orchestra’s very own Singapore version of Flashing Flora, The Naughty Nimble Hungry Ghost on the Loose. Come in Halloween costumes!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concert Hall

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Hulvs

Description: Staying true to the Popaholic theme, Hulvs will perform a set of some of her favourite hits from icons such as Britney Spears, Stevie Wonder and Beyonce, as well as several originals songs that she wrote, having drawn influence from such esteemed musicians.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Cassandra Spykerman

Description: Lively and chatty Cassandra Spykerman takes the stage with songs from artists that have influenced her performing style. Expect a little bit of pop, a little bit of rock and maybe a little of pop punk too.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 2000 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Can We Be Friends?

Description: Square and Oval meet for the very first time. They may look different… but can they be friends? Will they like each other? Do they have anything in common? Would YOU be friends with them? How about when you meet other shaped beings? Let’s play and find out.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade

Time: 1115 – 1145 | 1415 – 1445 | 1645 – 1715

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

My Alexandra Heritage Tour

Description: Step into the stories of war as we explore the military installations, hospitals and fire station around Alexandra!

My Alexandra Heritage Tour explores the military installations constructed by the British to defend Singapore’s naval outpost at Keppel Harbour. Join us as we explore the military history of Alexandra, beginning from Former Gillman Barracks and Alexandra Barracks, to the massacre at Alexandra Hospital.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Labrador Park MRT Station Exit A

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

My Mt Faber Heritage Tour

Description: My Mount Faber Heritage Tour visits the military encampments, tunnel complexes and secret reservoirs constructed by the British at Mount Faber to defend their naval base in Keppel. Follow us on an adventure to the secret dungeons at the heart of our city and hear first-hand accounts of the former villagers and soldiers at Mt Faber.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: HarbourFront Int Berth A12

Time: 0830 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

ABCs of Microgreens

Description: Singapore is known as a garden city but did you know you can create your own personal garden city at home? Microgreens are edible crops grown in soil and harvested when the plants are a few inches tall. Join us in this workshop as we learn about microgreens and fall in love with the ease of planting these young seedlings. This is a parent-child programme and is suitable for children aged 4-6 years old.

Category: Workshop

Location: Bedok Public Library

Time: 1130 – 1230

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

MoneySense Annual Campaign 2022

Description: Learn how to prepare yourself for a comfortable retirement. Understand the basics of retirement planning and factors you need to consider when planning your retirement. Learn how to build your retirement fund through CPF and investing and protect you healthcare needs through insurance. Know how you can plan ahead with CPF nominations and the Lasting Power of Attorney.

Category: Talk

Location: Tampines Regional Library

Time: 1300 – 1500

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Only Human with Club HEAL

Description: In line with the theme for World Mental Health Day 2022 in Singapore: “Stand Together for Mental Health”, Club HEAL is collaborating with Bukit Batok Public Library to give readers a chance to get up close and personal with eight human books in October.

Category: Talk

Location: Bukit Batok Public Library

Time: 1430 – 1630

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!

THIS EVENT IS FREE. BRING YOUR OWN MATS!

Category: Exercise

Location: Ficus Green, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Time: 0800 – 0900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Festival

Description: Returning for its second edition, the Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Festival invites migrant writers, local writers, and mental health professionals to share their diverse perspectives on mental wellbeing during the pandemic and beyond.

Category: Festival

Location: Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre

Time: 1300 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

Waves Of Change Festival 2022

Description: The Waves of Change Festival is an annual celebration of the big blue to inspire love, care and action for the ocean.

The 2022 edition features a variety of ocean-related exhibitions created by ocean lovers – from illuminating underwater photography by Singapore’s dive community and captivating short stories by local writers; to multimedia ocean art and entertaining films and discussions.

All events are free of charge and family-friendly. Due to limited seating, admission to workshops and talks will be ticketed and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Category: Festival

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 10 September 2022 – 9 October 2022

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website | Booking Page

Singapore Botanic Gardens Guided Exhibition Tours

Description: Join our volunteer guides as they take you on an exhibition tour exploring the ins and outs of Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Centres, Museum and Gallery.

Our volunteer guides conduct different tours each weekend (held on Saturdays, except on the 1st and 5th Saturday of the month).

These exhibition tours are free so pick one and bring your family and friends for a fun and educational day out!

Note: Each tour is approximately one hour, on a first-come, first-served basis. No pets are allowed on these tours.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens

Date: 08 October 2022, 15 October 2022, 22 October 2022

Booking Requirement: No, but registration is required 15 minutes prior with limited slots.

Further Details: Website

Singapore Sports Hub – Experience Sports Session

Description: Get ready for new exercise experiences with the refreshed Experience Sports Sessions! The daily free fitness programmes focus on five core aspects – Cardio, Endurance, Flexibility, Strength and Zen.

Join Experience Sports Sessions to work out and keep fit now! Participants are welcome to walk-in and join the free fitness programmes, slots are limited.

Highlights

  • Yoga
  • Tabata
  • HIIT
  • Zumba
  • Dancing

Visit the website for the latest schedule.

Category: Exercise

Location: Singapore Sports Hub

Date: Everyday

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Waves Of Change Festival 2022

Description: The Waves of Change Festival is an annual celebration of the big blue! Organised to inspire love, care and action for the ocean, the 2022 edition features a variety of ocean-related exhibitions created by ocean lovers – from illuminating underwater photography by Singapore’s dive community and captivating short stories by local writers; to multimedia ocean art and entertaining films and discussions.

Highlights

  • Films
  • Talks
  • Workshops

Category: Festival

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 10 September 2022 – 9 October 2022

Booking Requirement: Some yes, some 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 – October

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

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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