With National Day just around the corner, you still have a chance to see the NDP fireworks display at the upcoming preview (4 Aug) and at the main event (9 Aug). To find out where are the best places to view fireworks, please see this article from the Singapore Tourism Board.



*Please note this is a partial listing. And there are other free/frugal events happening elsewhere, especially at parks, museums, libraries, and community centres.


Continued from Previous Week

Source: National Gallery
Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers 2018
Ends 9 Sep
Cost: Free
Venue: National Gallery
Dreams are powerful. And we want our young to have big dreams. Launching this year, Small Big Dreamers features interactive installations that teach children about values, passion, confidence and creativity. Through experiential art and active play, children will learn about themselves and the world around them.
Source: PAssionArts
PAssionArts Festival
Ends 25 Aug
Cost: Free
Venue: Various
PAssionArts brings you quality arts programmes to the community, by the community! Download a copy of the PAssionArts Festival 2018 Guide at bit.ly/PAF18Guide to view over 500 art activities and programmes.
Source: GetActive! Singapore
GetActive! Singapore
Ends 9 Aug
Cost: Free
Venue: Various locations
GetActive! Singapore, a week-long sporting bash, designed to have us all celebrating National Day together as One Team Singapore – through sport. From Sports Festivals, and the Singapore National Games, to the Active Enabler programmes and events, there's something for everyone!
Source: Keepers
Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness
Ends 5 Aug
11am - 9pm
Cost: Free
Venue: National Design Centre
Shop, eat, and play over 10 days at Keepers Playground of Infinite Happiness with experiential pop-ups from over 100 brands, artists and craftsmen that will let your inner child run wild! So come early, and bring the kids.


Upcoming Events

Source: The Necessary Stage
The Orange Playground 2018 - Lab #1
3 Aug
8pm - 9.30pm
Cost: Free Admission with Registration
Venue: The Necessary Stage Black Box, Marine Parade Community Building
In this iteration of The Orange Playground, the team will be exploring the genres of comedy and physical theatre. Stories of cinema bullying and gender discrimination are played out in both comic and tragic fashion. The work was originally directed by Alvin Tan and Kok Heng Leun in 1994.
Source: SIAS
7th Singapore Investment Week: Investment Symposium
4 Aug
9.30am - 3.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: HDB Hub Auditorium
Learn about fundamental analysis, option strategies, Forex trading, robo-advisors, and Singapore's property market outlook.
Source: WeWork
Made in SG: Creator's Market
4 Aug
11am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: WeWork 71 Robinson
In collaboration with Shopify and Timeout, WeWork brings you the best creators that this lion city has to offer. Get the hippest clothes and accessories, with the best food and music to match at the Creator's Market.
Source: ABvolution wellness
Singapore World Resistance Band Challenge 2018
4 Aug
1pm - 6pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Together as a nation, attempt to break the Guinness World Records in the "Largest Resistance Band Demonstration class". Grab your family and friends to join in. This event is held in conjunction with the GetActive! Singapore.
Source: Effective Altruism (EA) Singapore
Giving Game @ TEDx Pickering Street
4 Aug
4pm - 5.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: 20 Lengkok Bahru
What's your giving philosophy? How do you decide when you're making a donation? Find out in this workshop through playing the Giving Game, to explore your own giving philosophy.
Source: Japan Park Singapore
Japan Park Singapore
4 Aug - 5 Aug
10am - 10pm
Cost: From $15 (inclusive of $5 in credits)
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre Halls 403 & 404
This is an all-in-one Japan event, from Japanese food, travel, souvenirs, and traditional culture to the latest entertainment sports and lifestyle offerings from Japan’s 47 Prefectures curated into 6 zones – Wa-Shiok Gourmet Festa, Discover Japan, Lifestyle & Technology, Omakase Stage, Kids Sports and CharaExpo Mini.
Source: SHINE Festival
SHINE Festival
4 Aug - 5 Aug
11am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
SHINE Festival is the annual high-point celebration of youths nationwide. The festival will include a variety of interactive booths and fringe activities such as Musical Walkway and B-Boy Street. Catch performances by local and regional artistes like Joe Flizzow and Charlie Lim!
Source: Hyperplay
Hyperplay Singapore
4 Aug - 5 Aug
12pm - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Singapore Sports Hub
Hyperplay is the first ASEAN League of Legends competition which unites youths from all 10 countries as they strive for glory. Rock out to exhilarating performances from international artistes Alessia Cara and Nick Jonas, South Korea’s superstar rapper CL, Thailand’s leading rock band Slot Machine, Indonesian idol Afgan and local favorite The Sam Willows.
Source: Marina Square
Story-telling: Dear Zoo (For Kids!)
4 Aug - 5 Aug (plus future dates)
3pm - 4pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Marina Square
Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since 1982, with more than 8 million copies sold. This production will feature engaging puppets, music and lots of audience interaction. Kids will also have the chance to participate in arts and crafts activities.
Source: The Summerhouse
The Summerhouse Marketplace - National Day Edition
5 Aug
10am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: The Summerhouse, 3 Park Lane
Celebrate all things Singaporean at The Summerhouse Marketplace, where you can support the works of local entrepreneurs and artists. If you fancy a little tinkering, get your creative juices flowing at an art jamming session or terrarium making workshop (some activities are chargeable).
Source: Clarke Quay
Sunday Playdates 2018
5 Aug (plus future dates)
12pm - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Clarke Quay Fountain Square
Start the day with some good, clean fun! Check out the carnival game booths and bouncy houses at the Fountain Square for the whole family. It's free for everyone to play!
Source: SRRFM
Singapore Really Really Free Market 56
5 Aug
3pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Block 238 Hougang Ave 1
The Really Really Free Market is a temporary market based on the concept of giving and building a community based on sharing resources. Everything is free! Come share your stuff (books, cds, toys, food, etc) or skills (tarot card reading, hair cutting, poetry writing, singing, etc) by giving them to others who need them!

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