weekly free stuff 3jan 9jan 2022

Weekly Free Stuff To Do In Singapore – 3 JAN – 9 JAN

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.

Please check the respective websites to check for the latest details and availability.

I am looking for sources of free events and activities 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 3 January 2022 to 9 January 2022.

Monday – 3 January 2022

t/ltshift

Description: Performing a semi-acoustic set of thoughtfully reworked originals, t/ltshift invites you to take a listen to a lighter, cleaner version of their songs, presented live for the very first time.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1940

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Tuesday – 4 January 2022

t/ltshift

Description: Performing a semi-acoustic set of thoughtfully reworked originals, t/ltshift invites you to take a listen to a lighter, cleaner version of their songs, presented live for the very first time.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1940

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Wednesday – 5 January 2022

Recently,

Description: Recently, is about time and how there never seems to be enough of it. From Bessie Smith to Tame Impala, Consonants presents covers underpinned by thoughtful introspection.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1940

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Thursday – 6 January 2022

Recently,

Description: Recently, is about time and how there never seems to be enough of it. From Bessie Smith to Tame Impala, Consonants presents covers underpinned by thoughtful introspection.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1940

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Storytime for 4-6 years old

Description: Join us for a session of storytelling where we share some interesting and fun tales with children aged 4-6 years old!

This programme is intended for children 4-6 years old.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Bishan Public Library (Programme Zone Level 2)

Time: 1530 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Monster Factory | artseen

Description:  The Monster Factory is open! Make a monster of your own design!

Participants will be required to bring their own pre-loved clothes and fabrics and sewing materials. Stuffing ad thread will be provided.

Meet-ups will be held weekly for the following dates

6 Jan 6 – 9pm Drafting

13 Jan 6 – 9pm Assembly

20 Jan 6 – 9pm Assembly

27 Jan 6 – 9pm Finishing Touches

Category: Arts & Craft

Location: Tampines Regional Library – Programme Zone L6

Time: 1800 – 2100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Friday – 7 January 2022

Sambal Snake

Description: Join Singapore’s freshest new rapper Sambal Snake for a night of spicy goodness at the Esplanade Concourse. Expect to be served generous portions of bangers and hits as Chef Cobra performs rhyme-filled tracks packed with cheeky punchlines, nifty wordplay and a healthy dose of Singaporean spice.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Introspection

Description: Computer scientist, pianist and composer Eugene Ang presents an evening of original music drawn from a wide palette of genres, concepts and imagery. Joined by some of the best jazz musicians in Singapore, the collective will embroider lush soundscapes of musical colour, coaxing simplicity and beauty in real time out of a patchwork of complexity.

Performing alongside Eugene are the supremely talented musicians Sebastian Ho on guitars, Rizal Sanip on drums & percussion and flutist Rit Xu.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 2015 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Storytime for 4-6 years old

Description: Join us for a session of storytelling where we share some interesting and fun tales with children aged 4-6 years old!

This programme is intended for children 4-6 years old.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Geylang East Public Library, Level 3, Merpati Hall

Time: 1530 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Super Storytastic for 7-10 years old

Description: Join our storytellers as they bring you into a world of fascinating stories and tales. Fun and excitement awaits you!

This programme is intended for children between the ages of 7 to 10yrs old.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Ang Mo Kio Public Library – Programme Zone

Time: 1930 – 2000

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Robotics & Coding Starter Session – Qdee

Description: Develop your coding skills in this hands-on workshop by using the Qdee robots available at our MakeIT at libraries Makerspaces. The Qdee is a wheeled educational robot that works with Microbit*, providing a great entry point for those interested in coding and robotics, but are not sure where to begin.

No programming knowledge is needed to participate.

Programme is suitable for beginners.

Recommended for participants of aged 15 and above.

Category:  Coding

Location: Jurong Regional Library (MakeIT, Level 2)

Time: 1600 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Saturday – 8 January 2022

YAØ

Description: Audiences can look forward to an invigorating urban soul and contemporary pop performance by hitmaking singer-songwriter YAØ. The artiste has performed at music festivals like IGNITE! and Shine Festival.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1800 – 1830 | 1900 – 1930 | 2000 – 2030

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

CURB

Description: Formed in early 2021, CURB is rooted in emo and math rock, and influenced by their diverse listening habits. Although little time has passed since their inception, the trio brings ample performing experience to the table. Sam and Lucas perform regularly with other independent music acts such as Krysta Joy, Subsonic Eye and The Cosmic Owls, among others. They also hold recording and session credits for mainstream artists, some of which include Marian Carmel, ABANGSAPAU and Aisyah Aziz. Farizi is also a visual artist who had a strong emphasis on performance-based work in his early stages. He also produces electronic music on his own with notable collaborations, like Mary Sue. in hand.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 2015 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Storytime for 4-6 years old

Description: Join us for a session of storytelling where we share some interesting and fun tales with children aged 4-6 years old!

This programme is intended for children 4-6 years old.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Queenstown Public Library – Level 1 Programme Zone

Time: 1030 – 1100

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Curiocity x Storytime for 4-6 years old

Description: Join our storytellers as they bring you into a world of fascinating stories and tales. Fun and excitement await you!

This programme is intended for children between the ages of 4 – 6.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Toa Payoh Public Library – Programme Zone(L3)

Time: 1100 – 1130

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Curiocity x Storytime for 4-6 years old

Description: Join our storytellers as they bring you into a world of fascinating stories and tales. Fun and excitement await you!

This programme is intended for children between the ages of 4 – 6.

Category: Storytelling

Location: Jurong Regional Library (Programme Zone Level 1)

Time: 1230 – 1300

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Digital Café @ Harbourfront

Description: Keeping up with the latest digital trends does not have to be daunting when you’re part of a supportive community! Join other seniors and share your passions, experiences and knowledge with one another. This digital learning community is facilitated by our volunteer, Mr Ho Hew Lee, and is suitable for seniors aged 50 and above.

Category: Digital Skills

Location: library@harbourfront (Programme Zone 2)

Time: 1400 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Music Inspired By Nature

Description: Join us in this songwriting workshop and learn how to compose your own song, even if you have no background.

Category: Songwriting

Location: library@esplanade – Open Stage

Time: 1500 – 1600

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sensory Story Time

Description: Join us for a special storytime tailored to engage the different senses. This programme is designed to support children with special needs.

If you are a caregiver of a child with special needs, please email accessible@nlb.gov.sg with the information below.

A social story will be sent to the participants who have emailed us.

  1. a)  Age of child
  2. b) Type of disability/ additional needs required

Category: Storytelling

Location: Woodlands Regional Library – Programme Zone

Time: 1500 – 1530

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Digital Cutting Machine Starter Session

Description: Join us for a fun and hands-on session at MakeIT with our ScanNCut digital cutting machines*. The ScanNCut is a crafter’s dream. It allows you to cut intricate patterns and shapes from materials such as paper, foam, and vinyl for your own custom projects.

This session is suitable for beginners.

Recommended for participants aged 15 and above.

Category: Arts & Craft

Location: Tampines Regional Library (MakeIT, Level 4)

Time: 1600 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Sunday – 9 January 2022

Aldo Tasbur

Description: Indie-pop and alternative R&B crooner Aldo Tasbur presents a bilingual English and Mandarin performance alongside souldotsg, showcasing his unreleased singles in an acoustic setting.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Concourse

Time: 1800 – 1830 | 1900 – 1930

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Dreebsby: open to vibing

Description: Join Dreebsby and his band for an evening of good vibes as he takes you through stories of late-night love. Expect the classic hits like Cigarettes With Wine and Last Night with a dash of his brand new music, including singles like Death of Me and Burning Polaroid.

Category: Music

Location: Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Time: 1845 – 1930 | 2015 – 2100

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Scratch Programming

Description: Exposure to creative computing and technical concepts. Learn to create own interactive computational media with scratch.

Understand and apply coding concepts: “Logical Reasoning, Variables, Algorithmic Thinking, Parameters, Loop, If Else Statement”

This programme is suitable for participants aged 7 – 12.

Category: Coding

Location: Marine Parade Public Library – Programme Zone

Time: 1100 – 1200

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

Mapping the World Exhibition

Description: Showcasing rare historical maps, “Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography” brings together different mapping traditions and worldviews, political and cultural spheres of influence, and the exchange of cartographic knowledge between civilisations across the world.

Category: Guided Exhibition

Location: National Library Building

Time: 1400 – 1500

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Website

MakeIT Day

Description: In this fun, hands-on Makerspace experience programme, participants can drop in and try out a variety of short, hands-on activities that are available at our MakeIT Makerspaces.

If you are interested in different kinds of making but do not know where to start, this is a great way to introduce yourself to a making area such as:

  • 3D Pen and 3D Printing
  • Robotics and Coding
  • Craft and Digital Cutting

This session is suitable for beginners.

Recommended for participants aged 15 and above.

Category: Making

Location: Jurong Regional Library (MakeIT, Level 2)

Time: 1600 – 1700 | 1700 – 1800 | 1800 – 1900

Booking Requirement: Yes

Further Details: Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

Non-Specific Date Activities

Change the Present Save the Future Exhibition

Description: Learn about how Singapore has been working to mitigate the effects of urbanisation and climate change, and how everyone has a part to play in building a resilient City in Nature.

This exhibition is jointly presented by City Developments Limited, National Parks Board and Singapore Botanic Gardens.

The exhibition is also accessible virtually online – here.

Category: Exhibition

Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, CDL Green Gallery @ SBG Heritage Museum

Time: 0900 – 1800

Date: 15 July 2021 – 6 March 2022

This gallery is closed on every last Tuesday of the month, except on Public Holidays – the closure day will then take place on the next working day.

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Changi’s Light-up @ Jurassic Mile

Description: Be dazzled by Changi’s light-up as you seek out the carnivores hiding behind the greenery along the Changi Airport Park Connector.

Category: Light Installations

Location: Jurassic Mile

Time: Connector open 24 hours. Lights switched on from 1830 onwards.

Date: 29 November 2021 – 19 January 2022

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website | Website

Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography

Description: Showcasing rare historical maps, Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography brings together different mapping traditions and worldviews, political and cultural spheres of influence, and the exchange of cartographic knowledge between civilisations across the world.

Category: Exhibition

Location: Level 10, Gallery, National Library Building

Time: 1000 – 2100

Date: 11 December 2021 – 8 May 2022

Booking Requirement: No

Further Details: Website

Libraries Transforming

Description: First opened on 30 April 1970, Queenstown Public Library (then Queenstown Branch Library) was the first of several full-fledged public libraries built in the 1970s. These first-generation libraries made books more accessible to all Singaporeans at a time when many could not afford them.

Since then, our public libraries have gone through a dramatic transformation. Today, Singapore boasts of a National Library and 26 public libraries, which have evolved greatly from what they were decades ago.

Journey with us from the past to present in this interactive exhibition. Discover how much our public libraries have transformed and will continue to grow in the future!

Category: Exhibition

Location: Queenstown Public Library

Time: 1000 – 2100

Date: 10 April 2021 – 9 October 2022

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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