Catch some amazing events this week with Singapore Design Week and The Future of Our Pasts Festival. Also, registration for Singapore Heritage Festival programmes is now open, so be sure to reserve your tickets. And International Women’s Day is this Friday!



*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: Chingay
Chingay 2019 Heartlands Celebrations
17 Feb; 23 - 24 Feb; 2 Mar; 16 Mar
5pm onward
Cost: Free
Venue: Various
To enable more Singaporeans and tourists to enjoy the parade, Chingay celebrations will continue at the following venues: Chinatown (17 Feb), Marsiling - Yew Tee GRC (23 Feb), Tampines GRC & Our Tampines Hub (24 Feb), Nanyang Division (2 Mar), and Wisma Geylang Serai (16 Mar). Visit their website for more details.
Source: The Future of Our Pasts Festival
The Future of Our Pasts Festival
Ends 17 Mar
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: Various
Singapore’s history will come to life in a different way with The Future of Our Pasts Festival (TFOOPFest), a month-long festival that explores lesser-known stories of communities and places of the past and present, reimagined through artistic mediums.
Source: DesignSingapore‎
Singapore Design Week 2019
Ends 17 Mar
Cost: Mix of Free & Ticketed events
Venue: National Design Centre and other various locations
At the Singapore Design Week this year, find out how design can transform businesses, empower communities, inspire our lives, and shape our futures. There are more than 80 events happening at the National Design Centre and various locations around Singapore.


Upcoming Events

Source: COMEX and ITSHOW
IT Show 2019
7 Mar - 10 Mar
11am - 9pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre
Find great offers at Singapore's largest Tech Show, which features tech gadgets, TVs, notebooks, tablets, desktops, gaming products and more. There will also be trade-in and repair services available. Just bring in your old or faulty gadget for an assessment and they will give you a quote on the spot.
Source: Singapore Financial Conference
Singapore Financial Conference 2019
8 Mar
6pm - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: NTUC Auditorium, 1 Marina Boulevard
Singapore Financial Conference 2019 aims to equip novice investors with the skills to invest in an ever volatile and uncertain world. Entry to the event is on a first-come, first-served basis, and includes dinner.
Source: ACM
ACM Symposium: Revisiting Raffles
8 Mar - 9 Mar
Fri: 6.15pm - 7.45pm | Sat: 9am - 6.30pm
Cost: Free, with registration
Venue: ACM (Asian Civilisations Museum)
This symposium, held in conjunction with the exhibition "Raffles in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Scholar and Statesman", co-curated by ACM and British Museum, explores in greater depth the themes and topics presented in the show.
Source: OuterEdit‎
Street of Clans 2019
8 Mar - 10 Mar
Fri: 5pm - 10pm | Sat-Sun: 11am - 10pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Bukit Pasoh Rd
With a kaleidoscopic programme inspired by the age-old clan values of kinship and unity, expect to discover a neighbourhood of interactive design installations, explore clan associations dressed up for the occasion, and dive into a world of design, stories, music, workshops, food, culture, community magic.
Source: Buy SingLit
8 Mar - 17 Mar
Various timings
Cost: Free
Venue: more than 50 venues
Experience the ever-expanding SingLit universe, filled with wonderful stories of our shared experience and cultures. Join in he more than 80 programmes held islandwide. Download the full programme brochure here.
Source: Frankel NC‎
Paws in the Park!
9 Mar
9am - 12pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Telok Kurau Park
General entry is free, and it's only $5 for a goodie bag and to take part in the friendly competitions - best dressed/groomed & talent contest. There will be training demos, vet talk & pet vendors. Get there early for free coffee or tea and free pet goodies.
Source: SSO
Symphony in the Gardens: Gardens by the Bay
9 Mar
6.30pm - 7.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: Gardens by the Bay
A flourish of lively music comes to you at this one-hour, open-air concert in the Gardens by the Bay: the royal majesty of Handel, the dawn-lit serenity of Grieg, the festive joy of the Capriccio Espagnol. Admission is free and all are welcome!
Source: NKF‎
Listen to Your Kidneys 2019
10 Mar
8am - 12.30pm
Cost: Free
Venue: NKF
Listen to Your Kidneys is a free event where you can participate in a kidney screening, listen to industry experts highlight the risk factors of kidney failure, and learn practical dietary tips. Walk-ins are welcomed. There will be free goodie bags and a free shuttle bus.
Source: Singapore Heritage Festival
Singapore Heritage Festival
15 Mar - 7 Apr, with registration now open
Cost: Mix of Free & Ticketed events
Venue: various locations
The Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF) returns with an island-wide celebration of Singapore’s heritage and culture across four weekends. Peatix programmes registration is now available. Most events are free with registration.

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