singapore free events activities next week 5sep 11sep 2022

Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 5 SEP – 11 SEP

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 5 September 2022 to 11 September 2022.

Singapore free stuff next week banner 5SEP 11SEP 2022

Monday – 5 September 2022

No Activities

Tuesday – 6 September 2022

No Activities

Wednesday – 7 September 2022

Trash to Treasure

Description: As part of the Earth Heroes series, this programme involves the upcycling of various household materials that may otherwise be thrown away. In this instalment, you will design and create a  DIY upcycled fridge magnet using decoupage techniques, repurposing the lids from old glass jars to make these beautiful decorative items.

This programme is suitable for those aged 7-12.

Category: Workshop

Location: Bedok Public Library

Time: 1600 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam Heritage 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

Thursday – 8 September 2022

Renewable Resource and Recycling Talk

Description: Learn all about renewable resources and how to recycle right! Stand a chance to win attractive recycled and/or upcycled prizes during the quiz!

This programme is suitable for tweens aged 10-13.

Category: Talk

Location: Jurong Regional Library

Time: 1430 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 9 September 2022

Melodies of the Moon

Description: Immerse yourself in the beautiful melodies of familiar classic moon-themed tunes including Blooming Flowers on a Full Moon Night and Beautiful Clouds Chasing the Moon, presented by the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Chinese Chamber Ensemble.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045 | 2115 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dancing in Rhythms

Description: Music and dance are an integral part of the Chinese ethnic groups’ way of life. On the eve of the festivity, let us welcome the Mid-Autumn Festival with rhythm and dance!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2015 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

San Chun Long Puppet Troupe

Description: Enjoy a traditional puppet performance by the San Chun Long Puppet Troupe, as they perform classic excerpts with their valuable rod puppets, passed down from generation to generation.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015 | 2045 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Lantern Riddles

Description: Lantern riddles have been a time-honored way of marking the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, the Riddle Association brings you, this fun, ancient tradition which will cover everything from poems, trivia and folklore to historical events and even social issues. Master basic riddle-solving techniques and pit your wits against fellow riddle enthusiasts live at Esplanade!

Category: Games

Location: Esplanade Waterfront Canopy

Time: 1930 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Adventures of Bini the Horseshoe Crab

Description: Follow Bini on her amazing adventure through the mangrove in search of her parents and learn more about the wonderful biodiversity that lives in our City in Nature. Participants will also get the opportunity to make their very own badges to bring home.

Suitable for children in K1 to P2.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gallop Extension

Time: 1100 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

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 settled along the original water front that ran along today’s Telok Ayer Street.

This is part of the series of monthly Chinatown tours conducted by URA’s volunteer guides from the Friends of the Museums.

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 – 10 September 2022

Laugh Out Loud: A Crosstalk Showcase

Description: Fill your belly with laughter as the adept performers from Young People’s Performing Arts Ensemble present a selection of witty repartee and rhythmic recitations!

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1400 – 1430 | 1500 – 1530 | 1600 – 1630

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Nanyin Fusion: Rendezvous

Description: Rendezvous is the encounter of Eastern and Western cultures, a fusion of traditional and contemporary. It is where Siong Leng musicians explore the many possibilities for the development of nanyin and its strong vitality, necessary to keep up with the times.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1930 – 2000 | 2030 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

An Evening of Cantonese Opera

Description: On the night of the full moon, Chinese Theatre Circle presents classic Cantonese opera excerpts from Illusive Dreams and General Di Qing’s Escape. This performance is put together by Gary Ong, May Choong, Ian Kwok and Nancy Lee.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2015 | 2100 – 2145

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Performing Grief

Description: The three female characters in The Studios 2022: Berak express their individual forms of grief in immensely different yet familiar ways.

Category: Theatre

Location: library@esplanade

Time: 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Where is the Moon?

Description: A non-verbal movement piece that explores the concept of time through each phase of the moon. This performance is followed by a craft activity which participants can bring home.

Admission is free and for PIP’s club members.

Category: Theatre

Location: PIP’s PLAYbox

Time: 1145 – 1215 | 1430 – 1500 | 1645 – 1715

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sin Hoe Ping Puppet Troupe

Description: Catch Sin Hoe Ping as they showcase their masterful manipulation of string puppets while singing and speaking.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1830 – 1900 | 2000 – 2030 | 2100 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Lantern Riddles

Description: Lantern riddles have been a time-honored way of marking the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, the Riddle Association brings you, this fun, ancient tradition which will cover everything from poems, trivia and folklore to historical events and even social issues. Master basic riddle-solving techniques and pit your wits against fellow riddle enthusiasts live at Esplanade!

Category: Games

Location: Esplanade Waterfront Canopy

Time: 1930 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Retirement Planning for Pre-Retirees

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: Lifelong Learning Institute

Time: 1400 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

ScamWatch: Loan & Investment 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 loan and investment scams. Spot the signs and protect yourself!

It is suitable for those aged 50 and above.

Category: Talk

Location: Bedok Public Library

Time: 1100 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Say No to Food Waste

Description: “Say No to Food Waste” is a brand new educational programme for children presented by CapitaLand volunteers. Expect fun and games as participants learn about food waste, how it is formed, the resources required to produce food and how to play a more active role in reducing food waste. This session will focus on how we can save food in different scenarios.

This session is for children 5-9 years old.

Category: Talk

Location: library@harbourfront

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: Yes

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.

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, Visitor Centre

Time: 0930 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 11 September 2022

Xiqu Fusion: Teochew Opera Reimagined

Description: Teochew Opera cross paths with electronica in this exciting collaboration between homegrown Teochew opera artist Tan Wei Tian and Singaporean electronic music producer evanturetime.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1500 – 1530 | 1600 – 1630

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

When Chang E Meets Donald Duck

Description: What happens when Chang E, a character from an Eastern folktale meets Donald Duck, a character from a Western cartoon? Come watch this theatrical radio play by father-daughter duo Patrick and Jo Kwek to find out!

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

WonderFULL Getai Night

Description: Enjoy a splendid moonlit night of getai with a traditional twist! Hosted by Hao Hao, Lin Ru Ping and Xu Qiong Fang, this evening’s performance will feature popular getai artists Coco Xian, Xie Sheng Zhi, Mai Hui, Lin Liying and Angel Law belting familiar evergreen hits and folk songs. Be treated to a Hokkien opera special with guest performers Danson Ong and Chua Xin En. This is one performance you won’t want to miss.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1930 – 2200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Where is the Moon?

Description: A non-verbal movement piece that explores the concept of time through each phase of the moon. This performance is followed by a craft activity which participants can bring home.

Admission is free and for PIP’s club members.

Category: Theatre

Location: PIP’s PLAYbox

Time: 1145 – 1215 | 1430 – 1500 | 1645 – 1715

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Lantern Riddles

Description: Lantern riddles have been a time-honored way of marking the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, the Riddle Association brings you, this fun, ancient tradition which will cover everything from poems, trivia and folklore to historical events and even social issues. Master basic riddle-solving techniques and pit your wits against fellow riddle enthusiasts live at Esplanade!

Category: Games

Location: Esplanade Waterfront Canopy

Time: 1930 – 2130

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Sin Ee Lye Heng Teochew Puppet Troupe

Description: Come watch Sin Ee Lye Heng, a family-run Teochew puppet troupe to better understand their craft and be inspired by their passion to preserve this intangible cultural heritage.

Category: Theatre

Location: Esplanade Forecourt Garden

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015 | 2045 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

In Conversation: And So The Conversations Continue…

Description: Join us for an honest, open, and insightful conversation between the writer-performers of Recalling Mother: Her Lines, My Lines, Claire Wong and Noorlinah Mohamed, and you, the audience, as we simply hold space to voice our thoughts and listen to each other.

Category: Theatre

Location: library@esplanade

Time: 1500 – 1630

Booking Requirement: No

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 with your family! Bring your own mats.

Category: Fitness

Location: Ficus Green, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Time: 0800 – 0900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

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: Every day

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

Lights by the Lake 2022 @ Jurong Lake Gardens

Description: As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, join us to celebrate at our annual Lights by The Lake 2022 event held at the Jurong Lake Gardens.

Highlights

Lantern displays | 25 AUG – 18 SEP | 1900 – 2300

Music under the moonlight | 26, 27 AUG, 2, 3, 9, 10 SEP | 1945 – 2015 | 2045 – 2115

Dragonboat Try-Outs | 27, 28 AUG, 3, 4, 10, 11 SEP | 1600 – 1700 | 1700 – 1800

Craft sessions by Coastal Natives | 28 AUG – 11 SEP | Various Timings

Workout by ActiveSG | 25 AUG – 8 SEP | 1900

Category: Festival

Location: Jurong Lake Gardens

Date: 14 July 2022 – 11 September 2022

Booking Requirement: Some yes, some no

Further Details: Website

OBJECTIFS CINEMA: NOW SHOWING

Description: Welcome to Objectifs Cinema: Now Showing, a celebration of the richness and diversity of Southeast Asian short films. It is an exhibition that hopes to gather film lovers of all backgrounds through screenings, talks, sharing sessions, and a film memorabilia showcase. It aims to set the stage for deeper discussions and a broader understanding of short films from the region.

  1. Alternative Voices | 14 July – 27 July
  2. Southeast Asia Now | 28 July – 10 August
  3. Experimental Shorts | 11 August – 24 August
  4. Shorts From Film Schools | 25 August – 2 September
  5. Shorts From Film Schools | 3 September – 11 September

Category: Film

Location: 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977

Date: 14 July 2022 – 11 September 2022

Booking Requirement: Probably 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

Imaging Paradise

Description: Come ponder the past, present and future of what a modern utopia means to local filmmakers, and how one can better understand, appreciate and preserve our collective memory through film this August in celebration of National Day.

Free tickets available for selected movies

Category: Film

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 1 August 2022 – 8 September 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

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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