weekly free stuff 21feb 27feb 2022

Weekly Free Stuff To Do In Singapore – 21 FEB – 27 FEB

I will be highlighting some weekly events and activities to do in Singapore that is 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!

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Singapore for the week of 21 February 2022 to 27 February 2022.

Monday – 21 February 2022

Lunchtime Concerts with Students of NAFA, School of Music

Description: Need a mid-day pick-me-up? Be invigorated and rejuvenated through the soothing sounds and palpable rhythms of Classical music, presented to you by musicians from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, School of Music.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Music X Literature: A Piano Programme

Description: Music X Literature — a three-day series of performances inspired by poems and stories.

Join students of Ms Lim Tshui Ling and Ms Lim Tshui Fang, also known as The Lim Sisters as they take the stage to perform a myriad of classical piano music from the Baroque period and beyond.

This all-piano programme will feature musical interpretations of texts by composers Liszt, Schumann, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Rautavaara.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 22 February 2022

Lunchtime Concerts with Students of NAFA, School of Music

Description: Need a mid-day pick-me-up? Be invigorated and rejuvenated through the soothing sounds and palpable rhythms of Classical music, presented to you by musicians from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, School of Music.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Music X Literature: You Give Love a Bad Name

Description: Music X Literature — a three-day series of performances inspired by poems and stories.

In this performance, Vanessa Guinadi and Edward Yong explore some settings of Petrarch’s poetry by Italian renaissance composers for lute and voice.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thinker+ Play: Fun with Weaving! | Time of Your Life

Description: Come and learn on how to make your own woven coasters with us in this simple weaving session.

Category: Craft

Location: Bedok Public Library (Programme Room Level 3)

Time: 1500 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 23 February 2022

Lunchtime Concerts with Students of NAFA, School of Music

Description: Need a mid-day pick-me-up? Be invigorated and rejuvenated through the soothing sounds and palpable rhythms of Classical music, presented to you by musicians from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, School of Music.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Music X Literature: Radostin Kirchev and Skaidrite Rakovska

Description: Music X Literature — a three-day series of performances inspired by poems and stories.

Pianist Radostin Kirchev and violinist Skaidrite Rakovska present a programme of lyrical and picturesque works for violin and piano. Inspired by poetry of Pietro Metastasio and Richard Dehmel, the repertoire features works by Giuseppe Tartini, Alexander Zemlinsky and Tchaikovsky.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 24 February 2022

Distinct Voices

Description: Carolin Ralser and Fontane Liang are both dedicated performers of contemporary and classical music. Hailing from Europe, they met in Singapore through their shared love of contemporary chamber music. The two have shared the stage numerous times but Distinct Voices is their debut as a duo.

In this performance, the duo presents music from the 20th century and contemporary music by Takemitsu, Scott, Jongen and Chausson. Enter this brief yet timeless sound world with new ears and discover these rarely played works for flute and harp.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 1945 – 2015

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Friday – 25 February 2022

Band Weekend: Arias and Chamber music for voice and winds

Description: The students of the Vocal and Woodwind Studies of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), School of Music come together to perform a selection of beautiful and familiar opera arias. Join them at an intimate evening of classical arias from the baroque, romantic and contemporary era for voice, wind instruments and piano.

Voice and Winds are two principle studies offered at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), School of Music. Ms Jessica Chen, Head of Vocal Studies and Mr Joost Flach, Head of Woodwind Studies, have prepared their students for this special collaboration at the Esplanade Concourse.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Band Weekend: Classical Remix!

Description: Featuring the interaction between electronic dance music, live brass instruments and the erhu. This live performance entails a club-styled DJ stage-mashing show featuring a live large brass ensemble.

Enjoy remixes of classical music written by composers Dvorak, Bartok, Paganini and the likes.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2045 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Chinatown Heritage Walks – Kreta Ayer Heritage Trail

 

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

REGISTRATION will open on 18 February 2022 at 10.00am and will close on 23 February 2022 at 12 noon or earlier depending on the availability of tickets.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: The URA Centre Atrium

Time: 0930 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 26 February 2022

MOLLY the Mobile Library (February)

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: Event will be held at Wave Plaza near Forest Ramble

Time: 0900 – 1200

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Race Against Time – Science behind a Botanic Garden Tour

Description: This session introduces the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory and the Herbarium.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Desk at Tanglin Gate Botany Centre

Time: 1000 – 1100

Booking Requirement: No but limited slots available on a first-come-first-serve basis

Further Details: Website

Monument Trail – 26 February 2022 (10am)

Description: Visit the historical landmarks of the Civic District that tell the story of Singapore’s history, growth and development. Learn more about the heritage and other interesting trees around the vicinity. The Monument Trail starts at Cavenagh Bridge near the mouth of the Singapore River, once the heart of Singapore’s commercial activity and entrepôt trade, and brings you through Empress Place and Esplanade Park before ending at War Memorial Park.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Empress Place, Entrance of Cavenagh Bridge

Time: 1000 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Pets’ Day Out

Description: Are you a first-time cat owner, or looking to welcome a new ‘fur-mily’ member? The Basic Cat Care workshop by Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) veterinarian Dr Olivia Lim will be right up your alley! Or get tips from Joanne Chong (Takara Pets) on giving your pet some tender loving care in the form of grooming, and let professional dog trainer Barbara Wright show you how positive reinforcement is the best way to train your dog! Pre-registration is required.

Category: Pets

Location: HortPark, MPH

Time: 1500 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Pioneer Trail Along Ann Siang Hill and Telok Ayer Green (10am)

Description: Learn about the trade and ways of life of Singapore’s early immigrants in this walking trail around a quiet enclave amidst the hustle and bustle of Chinatown. Visit places of worship and old shop houses built in the 1800s. Spice up your walk with a close look at interesting fruit and spice trees planted along the way and visit the old well at the foot of Ann Siang Hill.

Category: Guided Tour

Location: Ann Siang Hill Park, Tanjong Pagar MRT Station Entrance

Time: 1000 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Band Weekend: Crescendo

Description: Featuring memorable melodies such as Happy from Despicable Me 2, well-known whaling song The Wellerman and Spania composed in the classic paso doble style, Fairfield Symphonic Band brings to you a repertoire of toe-tapping tunes that will brighten your day.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Band Weekend: Band TEHgether!

Description: From America to Hungary, baroque to contemporary, sit back, relax and have a cup of teh with the TEH trio as they take you through an evening of music of brass tunes, spanning several genres and flavours.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website                                       

Beach cleaning @ Coney Island    

Description: As a part of a marine conservation month long event, we’re cleaning up some areas of Coney Island. Gloves and Trash bags will be provided for everyone!

Category: Volunteer

Location: Coney Island

Time: 0930 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Kampong Gelam Heritage Walking Tour

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 Entrance, Singapore

Time: 1030 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 27 February 2022

Band Weekend: Crescent Girls’ School Symphonic Band

Description: Members of the Crescent Girls’ School Symphonic Band bring you a selection of familiar tunes from The Greatest Showman, Detective Conan, Bohemian Rhapsody, Polar Express, Les Miserables and many more.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1315 – 1345

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Band Weekend: It Takes A Village to Oboe

Description: Join the Singapore Oboe Band as they sample a diverse catalogue of music, culminating in the music of Percy Grainger and his contemporaries.

Category: Music 

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1845 – 1915 | 2015 – 2045

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Band Weekend: Lion City Brass Goes Pop!

Description: Enjoy an exhilarating performance as the Lion City Brass Band, led by Music Director Ignatius Wang, presents an exciting concoction of virtuosic brass music and popular favourites!

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1915 – 1945 | 2045 – 2115

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Non-Specific Date Activities

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

One of Us, All of Us Exhibition

Description: Culminating from the One of Us video series, One of Us, All of Us is an exhibition that gives visitors untold insights into local Chinese dialect culture through an up close and personal showcase of over 20 people featured on the video series.

Category: Exhibition

Location: SCCC Concourse, Level 1

Date: 7 January 2021 – 31 March 2022

Time: 1000 – 2000

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Singapore Art Week 2022: The Hues of Nature

Description: The Hues of Nature is an exhibition that will be part of SAW 2022 featuring artists Goh Beng Kwan, Fan Shao Hua, Tung Yue Nang and more.

Category: Art

Location: 34b N Canal Rd

Date: 14 January 2022 – 28 February 2022

Time: 1100 – 1800

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

ArtScience on Screen: Beyond Earth

Description: Catch films about stories inspired by the vastness and unexplored corners of space, featuring a mix of animated classics, festival picks and artist works from this November to next February.

Category: Film

Location: ArtScience Museum

Date: 25 November 2021 – 27 February 2022

Time: 1030 – 1700

Booking Requirement: Yes (Mix of free and paid admission with online pre-booking)

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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