Free Stuff To Do In Singapore Next Week – 9 MAY – 15 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 9 May 2022 to 15 May 2022.

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Monday – 9 May 2022

Movie Hits

Description: A special treat for non-American movies and music lovers—Angullia will include three mega movie hits songs from three different countries. Join us at the performances to catch this surprise.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 10 May 2022

A Song For You

Description: Join 3 o’Hearts for a soulful evening as they present a series of heartwarming songs and stories dedicated to the loves of their lives.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Paper Roll Wizards with ACS(I)

Description: Creating magic using recycled household materials! Give new life to objects once-destined for the landfill by creating an upcycled wizard.

Category: Arts & Craft

Location: library@harbourfront

Time: 1900 – 2000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 11 May 2022

Classic Pop Songs with David & Lebbeus

Description: Join David and Lebbeus for an evening of classic hits from the day.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 12 May 2022

Re-introducing Mai Dhaniyah

Description: Bringing back songs from Queen, The Cranberries, Journey and many more! Sing along to popular hits from the ‘70s, ‘90s and 2000s with Mai Dhaniyah and her 2 amazing guitarists, Shukor Jalil and Addy Craddle.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time:  1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

PLAWK 4 Mental Wellness @ Hong Kah North/Gombak

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: Bukit Gombak MRT

Time: 1700 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 13 May 2022

Cantabile Years

Description: Reminisce the melodies and lyrics of yesteryears, presented in the simplest from with Joey Wee on vocals and Tristan Ong on piano. Immerse yourself in love ballads from the ‘80s and ‘90s made popular by Teresa Teng, Feng Fei Fei, Faye Wong, Sandy Lam, A-Mei and more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Rock Weekend: The Blues Machine

Description: Aiming to deliver the band’s signature sound and music arrangements, join The Blues Machine as they bring you a night of class rock, blues and rock and roll.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 14 May 2022

Throwback Hits

Description: A throwback to English and Mandopop hits of the ‘90s and 2000s with Yong Gene. Performing with the talented Evan Liao on guitar and Oribelle Chai on piano, look forward to an evening of ballads, pop and R&B songs from well-known artists such as Celine Dion, Alicia Keys, Na-Ying, A-mei, Jay Chou and more!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Rock Weekend: Heritage

Description: Let one of Singapore’s oldest Rocking bands, Heritage bring you on a head banging journey through the decades of classic rock and blues!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Jireh Food Rescue

Description: Free Collection of Rescued Fruits and Vegetables. Limited Slots of 50 Pax for Fully Vaccinated Only!

On site Registration starts at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm. Recommended to Come Early to Register as Queue numbers will be given on a First Come First Serve basis for Food collection. 

Category: Food Rescue

Location: 1 Tavistock Ave

Time: 1400 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

MOLLY Weekend Outreach – Enabling Village

Description: As part of the National Library Board’s commitment to promote reading and making books available to all children, MOLLY® the Mobile Library provide access to a large collection of children’s books, along with services like book borrowing and returning, at selected pre-schools, Special Education (SPED) schools, or communities with little access to libraries.

Category: Reading

Location: Enabling Village

Time: 0900 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

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, Visitor Services Desk at Nassim Gate

Time: 0900 – 1000

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.

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, Visitor Services Desk at Tyersall Gate

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 @ Tyersall Gate

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

Time: 1230 – 1330 | 1400 – 1430

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Gillman Barracks Art & History Tour

Description: Uncover exciting contemporary art whilst getting an introduction into the history of Gillman Barracks. An opportunity to appreciate artworks by established and emerging local and international artists, learn about their practices, techniques and what inspires them.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Gillman Barracks

Time: 1600 – 1730

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Gillman Barracks History & Heritage Tour

Description: Uncover the site’s past and present. Learn about its establishment as a British Military base and then as a training ground for the Singapore Armed Forces. Discover the nostalgia of Gillman Village and learn about its present-day life as a destination for contemporary art.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Gillman Barracks

Time: 1700 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 15 May 2022

Rock Weekend: Ten & Rocking

Description: Celebrating their 10th Anniversary as a band, Rock Rosettes is excited to roll out popular cover hits from the ‘70s to the ‘90s. In conjunction with Songs We Grew Up With, you can expect familiar tunes from Led Zeppelin, Guns & Roses to Queen, in Rock Rosettes’ rock flavour.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1830 – 1915 | 2000 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

The Piano Men

Description: Join piano extraordinaire Wayne Sandz as he brings you unforgettable hits from evergreen legends such as Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and many more piano greats.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

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

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Coastal Cleanup: Kranji Coastal Nature Park

Description: Start your Sunday morning with a cleanup along the shores of Kranji Coastal Nature Park, where we’ll aim to rid the shoreline of marine debris and learn about our impact on the environment.

Category: Volunteer

Location: Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Visitor Centre

Time: 1600 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

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: Volunteer

Location: Beauty World Centre

Date: Saturdays & Sundays In May 2022

Time: 0700 – 1230 | 1530 – 1930

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

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

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

Arts@HortPark – City in Nature Photo Exhibition

Description: A follow-up to last year’s “City in Nature” photography exhibition that featured the works of four professional photographers, this edition showcases forty works by aspiring youth photographers from secondary and tertiary education institutions across Singapore.

Category: Art

Location: HortPark, Exhibition Gallery

Date: 12 March 2022 – 12 June 2022

Time: 0600 – 2300

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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