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FILMS

Lady Bird (2017)

Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a daring new cinematic voice along with her directorial debut, excavating humour and pathos within the turbulent bond between a mom and her teenage daughter. The screening is adopted by a brief dialogue with Singaporean feminine administrators Eva Tang and Wee Li Lin, which will likely be moderated by film-maker Judith Tong.

WHERE: GV Suntec City, 03-373 Suntec City Mall, three Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade/ Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 1pm ADMISSION: Singapore Film Society membership, from $18 a month TEL: 9017-0160 INFO: E-mail [email protected]

Let It Go! (An Anti-Vday Variety Show)

After having conquered the Internet via their YouTube Channel, the parents at Ministry of Funny are bringing their comedy to the viewers.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Wed, 9pm (Blue Room) ADMISSION: $15 INFO: theprojector.sg

NATURE

Free Entry To National Orchid Garden

Students, Singaporeans, everlasting residents and work-permit holders get pleasure from free admission to the orchid backyard through the festive interval.

WHERE: National Orchid Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Tomorrow – Feb 18, eight.30am – 7pm (final entry 6pm) ADMISSION: Free INFO: E-mail [email protected]

Family Yoga In The Park

Enjoy the morning solar at this household yoga session within the park. Participation is free with no registration required.

WHERE: Tecoma Green at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, 1384 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 MRT: Ang Mo Kio/Bishan WHEN: Sun, eight – 9am ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

Istana Nature Guided Walk

This event is a part of the Istana’s Chinese New Year Open House. Join the guided stroll to be taught in regards to the wildlife within the Istana grounds.

WHERE: The Istana, Orchard Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Feb 17, 10am – 4pm ADMISSION: Child from three years outdated: $2; Singaporeans/ everlasting residents (from 13 years outdated): $four/$12 for household of 4 ($10/$30 foreigners) INFO: www.nparks.gov.sg

CONTEST

HDB Heartlands Photography Competition

Submit images that seize heart-warming tales of neighborhood ties within the heartland to win prizes value as much as $500 (Instagram class) and $2,500 (open class). Photos ought to replicate this yr’s theme, Celebrating Life In The Heartlands. Winning images will likely be exhibited throughout HDB Community Week in May.

WHERE: HDB heartland WHEN: Closing date: March 31 ADMISSION: Free INFO: Go to hdb.gov.sg/lifephoto competitors; For the open class: e-mail images to [email protected] with a caption (fewer than 40 phrases), your full title, contact particulars & postal code; for the Instagram class: publish images, tag account @LIFEPhotoComp and hashtag #LIFEPhotoComp2018

PETS

SOSD Shelter Tour

SOSD (Save Our Street Dogs) is conducting shelter excursions for potential adopters, donors and people eager to be taught in regards to the organisation. Registration is required.

WHERE: SOSD Rehabilitation Centre, Unit 13/14 Swift Singapore Block C, 22 Pasir Ris Farmway 2 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Sun, midday – 1pm ADMISSION: Free, register at sosd.org.sg TEL: 8237-3742 INFO: sosd.org.sg

Stretch And Scratch – Yoga With Dog

Enjoy a morning yoga session, organised in collaboration with ActiveSG, along with your canine on this event that’s a part of Spring Surprise, which presents festive enjoyable for the younger and outdated.

WHERE: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Feb 18, eight – 9am ADMISSION: Free, registration required at tinyurl.com/ dogyoga18feb; admission cost to Flower Dome applies INFO: gardensbythebay.com.sg/springsurprise

Singapore Pet Expo

This annual three-day client commerce present will characteristic animals equivalent to canines, cats, birds, rabbits, hamsters, chinchillas and guinea pigs, in addition to pet services. There may even be instructional workshops, contests and competitions.

WHERE: Hall 7 Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive MRT: Expo WHEN: April 6 – eight, 11am – 8pm ADMISSION: $5 ($12 for three-day cross) TEL: 6389-6633 INFO: E-mail [email protected] or go to www.petexposg.com

KIDS

KidsFest 2018: Dinosaur Zoo

Featured on this efficiency are prehistoric creatures, from child dinosaurs to among the largest carnivores and herbivores that have ever walked the planet. WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 11 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 5 & 7.15pm; tomorrow, 10am & midday; & Sun, three & 5pm ADMISSION: $42 – $62 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: sistic.com.sg

OTHERS

Clapps Music Conference

Clapps is meant for composers, lyricists, arrangers, producers and performers of Singapore. Organised by the Musicians Guild of Singapore, the two-day conference focuses on all elements within the creation of native music. The line-up of artists consists of Rahimah Rahim, Dr Edmund Lam (Composers and Authors Society of Singapore), George Leong, Bang Wenfu and Mohamad Rasull.

WHERE: SIA Theatre, Lasalle College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street MRT: Rochor WHEN: Today & tomorrow, 10am – 7pm ADMISSION: From $15 INFO: musicians.sg

SG Farmers’ Market

More than 25 Singapore farmers will come collectively on the Singapore Turf Club this weekend for a particular Chinese New Year version of the SG Farmers’ Market, organised by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Agro-Food Enterprises Federation.

WHERE: Carpark B, Singapore Turf Club (Kranji), 1 Turf Club Avenue MRT: Kranji WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 9am – 3pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: ava.gov.sg

SIM International Academy Open House

Activities embody an data session for folks, chats with workers and college students, and excursions of the campus and boarding amenities.

WHERE: Level 2 Block B, SIM HQ, 461 Clementi Road MRT: King Albert Park/Clementi WHEN: March three, 10am – 4pm ADMISSION: Free, register at simacademy.edu.sg TEL: 6248-0408 INFO: E-mail [email protected]

SUTD Open House

Find out about admissions, scholarships, monetary help and particular programmes, and go on campus excursions atthe Singapore University of Technology and Design’s (SUTD) open home.

WHERE: eight Somapah Road MRT: Upper Changi/Expo WHEN: March three & four, 10am – 6pm ADMISSION: Free, register at openhouse.sutd.edu.sg TEL: 6303-6600 INFO: E-mail [email protected]

If Food Be The Love Of Words

What occurs when Singapore writers curate a three-course eating expertise that finest evokes their writing? SingLit presents a night of irreverent enjoyable with a pop-up literary-themed eating expertise.

WHERE: 10 Square @ Orchard Central (Auditorium), 10-01 Orchard Central, 181 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: March 9, 7.30pm ADMISSION/INFO: $30 (consists of $10 #BuySingLit voucher) from tinyurl.com/y7a4rez7 TEL: 6835-8174

Singapore Cancer Society Relay For Life

In its second yr, the Singapore Cancer Society Relay for Life celebrates most cancers survivors and carers, lets everybody bear in mind family members lost to the illness and raises consciousness and funds. The visitor of honour is President Halimah Yacob.

WHERE: National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub, 1 Stadium Drive MRT: Stadium WHEN: March 10 & 11, 6pm – 9am ADMISSION: Free INFO: singaporecancersociety.org.sg/relay

LAST CALL

Julie Byrne Asia Tour

Singer-songwriter Julie Byrne’s Asia tour takes her to Beijing, Shanghai, Macau and Singapore earlier than occurring to Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. It will characteristic songs from her newest album, Not Even Happiness, and her first one, Rooms With Walls And Windows.

WHERE: Decline, 02-04 Yu Li Industrial Building, 37 Lorong 23 Geylang MRT: Aljunied WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $20 – $30 from ticketflap.com/julie-byrne INFO: singaporegigs.com/gigs/8412

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