40 FREE Activities and Freebies SG50 events JUBILEE Weekend 5/5 (5)

 

40 FREE Activities Celebrate SG50 JUBILEE Weekend

Singapore is celebrating her Big 50 years old birthday this weekend. It will be a super long weekend starting from Friday 7th of August to Monday 10th of August. The Jubilee Weekend allows the Nation and you to have plenty of time to celebrate and have plenty of exciting activities to do. Have you planned what you are going to do for these 4 long days?   You must have heard that there will be many freebies, so what are they?   Some of you may already get panic and start searching for old newspaper for SG50 events and searching online on where to go to enjoy all these privileges.

 

Lucky you, listed here are 40 interesting recommendations that I have compiled for you and your family to do during this long Jubilee weekend which are ALL FREE – UNBELIEVABLE!  FREE and TOP Quality enjoyment.  Hope you’ll enjoy my recommendations.

 

Happy Birthday Singapore!!!  Majulah Singapura!

 


1. Jubilee Glee!

Asian Civilisations Museum

7 August till 9 August

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Have a great relaxing day with your family to fly kite and catch outdoor screenings of Singapore films. You will also be able to join the other patriotic Singaporean/PR to watch the live telecast of the National Day Parade. Spend your evening watching the spectacular display of NDP fireworks from ACM and collect a special gift if you have 65 in your NIRC or FIN.

 

From 7 August till 9 August, ACM will have SG related celebration and be sure to join them.

7 Aug

1 to 5pm at the Lobby – CODE 65 A special gift will be yours if you have 65 in your NIRC or FIN.

1 to 5pm at the Lobby – CREATE and wear your own military medal.

2.30pm at the Learning Gallery – TOUR the special exhibition Unearthed: Singapore at 25 with curator Maria Khoo Joseph

8 Aug

5 to 7pm at the Lobby – MAKE your own kite to fly

5 to 11pm at the Lobby – CODE 65 A special gift will be yours if you have 65 in your NIRC or FIN.

5.30pm at the Learning Gallery – TOUR the special exhibition Unearthed: Singapore at 25 with curator Maria Khoo Joseph

7.30pm at the ACM Green – Army Daze (1996) Directed by Ong Keng Sen

9pm at the ACM Green – Mystery Title

9 Aug

5 to 11pm at the Lobby – CODE 65 A special gift will be yours if you have 65 in your NIRC or FIN.

5.30pm at the ACM Green – National Day Parade 2015Live Telecast

9pm at the ACM Green – Mystery Title

 


2. FREE Admission to Science Centre Singapore (SCS)

Singapore Science Centre

7 to 10 August 2015

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Science Centre Singapore (SCS) will be providing free general admission from 7 to 10 August 2015 to all Singapore citizens.

Every Singapore citizen who presents their pink NRIC will be admitted along with up to four accompanying children (aged 16 years or below).

Singapore citizens will receive free admission (only on verification of their pink NRIC) to Science Centre and six other SCS Attractions – the “Human Body Experience” exhibition, “Interplay: Where Science Meets Art” exhibition; KidsSTOP™, Snow City, The Cliff @ Snow City and the Omni-Theatre.

 

All other visitors will be able to purchase a special SCS SG50 Day Pass priced at $25 at the ticketing counters at the Science Centre, Annexe, Omni-Theatre and Snow City. These Day Passes can be used to gain admission to all SCS Attractions. No other tickets will be sold during 7-10 Aug.

Admission for all visitors is on a first-come-first-served basis at each Attraction, subject to each attraction’s capacity.

Visit http://acm.org.sg/programmes/festivals/jubilee-glee for more details.

 


3. FREE Admission to National Orchid Garden

National Orchid Garden

10 July to 31 August 2015

Entry to the National Orchid Garden will be free of charge for Singaporeans, Permanent residents and local residents from 10 July to 31 August 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


4. FREE Admission to Sentosa

Sentosa

March to 31 December 2015

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1.Free entry via Sentosa Boardwalk entry from March to 31 December 2015.

2. Free Drive-in, after 5pm, for cars and taxis on weekdays (excluding Public Holidays) from 16 March to 31 December 2015.

In addition, there are ongoing Sentosa SG50 promotions:

 

  • Island admission fee waiver at the Sentosa Boardwalk daily as well as for cars and taxis on weekdays after 5pm (excluding PH)
  • Limited edition SG50 Sentosa Islander Card
  • Discounts off various attractions, such as $5 off Megazip Adventure Park, $5 off Combat Skirmish LIVE, etc.
  • Special package deals to selected attractions such as Madame Tussauds/ Images of Singapore + Gogreen Segway Fun Ride (2 rides) for $30

  • 5. FREE Admission to Sentosa Merlion

    Sentosa Merlion

    Saturday, 8 August

    imageFree entry throughout the day on Saturday, 8 August from 10am to 8pm (last entry at 7.30pm)

    Promo is valid only for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents with Pink/Blue IC, NSF11B and Local Student Pass. · Each valid ID can only redeem for ONE (01) pax. · Children below the age of 7 years old enter for free and must be accompanied by parents or guardians. · Local Student Passes are accepted. · Sentosa Island admission and parking fees apply at prevailing rates. · Redemption of free ice-cream and gift is not applicable to promo.

     

     

     

     


    6. FREE Singapore Cable Car Ride

    Singapore Cable Car

    Monday, 10 August

     

    imageAll Singaporeans and PRs can enjoy complimentary joyrides at all cable car stations except for Mount Faber Station (Faber Peak Singapore). Cable car joyrides are available from 9am-9pm on Monday, 10 August .

    Terms & Conditions: · Boarding points for complimentary rides:

    • HarbourFront Station (Mount Faber Line)
    • Sentosa Station (Mount Faber Line)
    • Merlion Station (Sentosa Line)
    • Imbiah Lookout Station (Sentosa Line)
    • Siloso Point (Sentosa Line) ·

     

    To present proof of identification for Singaporeans and PRs at boarding points:

    • Pink IC o Blue IC o 11B
    • MOE-issued student pass

    o Children below Primary 1 have to be accompanied by adults with the above identifications ·

    Each person can enjoy 1 round trip on Mount Faber Line and 1 round trip on Sentosa Line。


    7. FREE Admission to the Sands of Time

    Siloso Beach

    7 Aug 2015 – 10 Aug 2015, 10am – 7pm

     

     

    imageCelebrate SG50 and rediscover the Singapore Story, told through a 100m long sand sculpture display at Siloso Beach. Sands of Time, the longest sand sculpture on Siloso Beach, will feature seven main 3D sculptures showcasing significant moments in Singapore’s history.

    The sand sculptures, ranging from 3 – 4.2 metres tall, will be set behind a two-dimensional sand mural chronicling Singapore’s evolution to the thriving city it is today.

    For the first time, Sentosa will be creating a multi-sensory experience for visitors through audio accompaniment so that they will be able to immerse themselves in The Singapore Story.

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    Our Home
    This final scene depicts the metropolis that Singapore has become today out of mudflats. It shows modern Singapore with the skyline of the financial district, and a couple from the Pioneer Generation who have been instrumental to Singapore’s success story.

     

     

     

     

     


    8. National Museum of Singapore – Jubilee Weekend Celebrations

    National Museum of Singapore

    7 Aug 2015 – 9 Aug 2015

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    Celebrate Singapore’s 50th National Day at the National Museum with free entry to all our galleries this Golden Jubilee Weekend! Experience how far the nation has come at the SINGAPURA: 700 Years exhibition, and enjoy late-night admission with free outdoor film screenings on Friday and Saturday.

    Here are some of the highlights of activities:

    Under the Banyan Tree: Open-Air Cinema
    Hollywood Blockbusters of 1965
    7 & 8 August | 8pm | Front lawn

    1965 was a great year for movies. Bona fide classics released that year includeRepulsion, Alphaville, The Ipcress File, Chimes at Midnight, Pierrot le Fou, Thunderball, Loves of a Blonde, Red Beard, Cat Ballou, Chemmeen, Gumnaan, Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!and The Shop on Main Street, just to name a few. Within this distinguished list, two Hollywood movies in particular dominated the box office and endure in popular culture: The Sound of Music and Doctor Zhivago. Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of these two beloved classics at the National Museum of Singapore!

    Tour of the National Museum of Singapore
    7 & 8 Aug | Various Timings | Main entrance

    When it first opened in 1887 as the Raffles Library & Museum, the museum was commonly referred to by the locals as Rumah Kitab – The House of Books. Over the years, the museum’s collection had changed considerably and its role today is quite different from what it once was – the resource institution for Southeast Asian Zoology and Natural History research & studies. Co-organised with the Museum Volunteers, join us in a 1 hour informal Building Tour to gain a better understanding of the history & stories behind Singapore’s oldest museum… and the journey it took to become The National Museum of Singapore.

    National Museum Building Tour Timings

    · 7 Aug – 11am, 12pm and 2.30pm

    · 8 Aug – 11am, 2.30pm, 5pm & 5.30pm

    DIY a National Day Hat
    8 & 9 Aug | 10am – 5pm | Glass Atrium, Level 2

    Get your hands busy with your family and children! Simple, fun and perfect for parent-child teamwork and bonding, you can make and customise your own National Day Hat – a product that allows you to wear your love for Singapore! Last craft collection at 4.30pm.

    Queen of the Forest Puppetry Performance by Jeremy Hiah
    8 & 9 Aug | 2.30pm – 2.50pm | The Salon, Level 1

    Queen of the Forest is an adaptation of a local children’s folk tale, uniquely told through the art of shadow puppetry. Together with your young one, be enthralled by master storyteller Jeremy Hiah as he recreates this enchanting tale of nature with lights, shadows and movement.

    Visit http://nationalmuseum.sg/programmes/programme-list/jubilee-weekend-celebrations-aug-15 for more details.


    9. Celebrate Singapore’s Golden Jubilee at Singapore Philatelic Museum

    Singapore Philatelic Museum

    07 Aug 2015

     

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    Singapore Philatelic Museum

    07 Aug 2015

    9:30am – 7:00pm

    Free for the day

    Celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday at The Singapore Journey: 50 Years Through Stamps exhibition that traces the nation’s milestones through stamps and rarely seen stamp artworks. Take part in fun family activities such as the quiz, kampong games and craft session.

    National Day Fun Quiz (10.00am – 5.00pm)

    Test your knowledge on Singapore’s history! Visit The Singapore Journey: 50 Years Through Stamps exhibition and answer simple questions to stand a chance to win prizes!

    Dressing Up Fun! (11.00am – 1.00pm)

    Dress up in ethnic costumes of Singapore and get your photo taken at old ‘Hylam Street’ at the museum! Charges apply.

    Kampong Games (10.00am – 4.30pm)

    These days, games come in the form of handphones and tablets. How did children entertain themselves in the past? Set aside your modern technology gadgets, buy some traditional toys & have fun bonding with your family!

    National Day Stamp (10.00am – 4.30pm)

    To celebrate Singapore’s 50th anniversary, design a stamp that reflects the National Day 2015 theme!


    10. Celebrations at Singapore Botanic Gardens

    Singapore Botanic Gardens

    7 Aug (Fri) to 9 Aug (Sun)

    10am to 5pm

    The Singapore Botanic Gardens celebrates Singapore’s jubilee in a three-day carnival and a range of performances from 7 to 9 August. Activities include a carnival, free concerts at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage and Bandstand, as well as free outdoor movie screenings. The National Day Parade will be telecast live in the Gardens on 9 August. These activities celebrate shared memories as well as the rich cultural and botanical heritage of the Gardens, Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Activities range from face painting, henna, caricature, ketupat weaving to childhood favourite games, chongkak, fivestones and the likes. Snack at the carnival booths with local delights featuring the Singaporean favourites, Chicken Rice, Laksa, Nasi Lemak, Satay, Tandoori Chicken and many more!

    The concert at Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage will feature favourite local acts in a multicultural extravaganza, hosted by Suhaimi Yusof and Vernetta Lopez. Local groups and artistes including 53A, Rui En, John Molina, Olivia Ong, Taufik Batisah, Shabir and Corrinne May will form the exciting line-up on 7 August from 4pm to 7pm. On 8 August, the Singapore Lyric Opera accompanied by symphony orchestra and opera singers will enthral concert goers in an evening of classical melodies, with a modern-day twist by home-grown talents, The Sam Willows.

    T’ang Quartet and Brass Nation will be performing at the Bandstand from 7.45pm to 8.15pm on 7 and 8 August respectively. These performances will be followed by screenings of local movies “It’s a Great Great World” and “Singapore Dreaming” from 8.30pm to 10pm at Lawn E overlooking Swan Lake on 7 and 8 August, respectively.
    The National Day Parade will be telecast live on 9 August, following a series of pre-screening performances by local artistes such as Lorraine Tan, Vocaluptuous and Wicked Aura from 4pm.

    Grab your picnic mats and join the celebration.

    For programme details, please check out:

    The Fat Diminisher

    https://www.nparks.gov.sg/activities/sg50/jubilee-weekend-celebrations-at-sbg

     


    11. ActiveSG Swimming Pools & Gyms

    Swimming Pools & Gyms

    7 Aug (Fri) to 10 Aug (Mon)

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    From 7 to 10 August, Singapore citizens and PRs can enjoy free access to all ActiveSG swimming pools and gyms islandwide. In celebration of SG50, ActiveSG will also organise over 50 different sporting activities at ActiveSG Sports Centres island wide for members of public to participate. There will be plenty of free and exciting tryouts such as:

  • Water Sports – Stand-up Paddling, Aqua Spin, Flippa Ball, Water Telematch, Canoe Polo
  • Core Sports – Basketball, Volleyball, Floorball, Petanque, Table Tennis, Football
  • Fitness – CrossCore®, PILOXING®, Hot Hula, Masala Bhangra®, Bokwa®
  • Come on down to these Sports Centres where we have put together fun-filled activities for the family.Jurong East Sports Centre

    Yio Chu Kang Sports Centre

    Seng Kang Sports Centre

    Pasir Ris Sports Centre

    Toa Payoh Sports Centre

     

    NDP Live Screening at the Pool


    Celebrate this momentous occasion in a unique way. Come down to our swimming pools to view the screening  of the SG50 National Day Parade for a different experience!
    Date/Time: 9 August 2015, 6 – 8 pm
    Venue: Sengkang & Pasir Ris Sports Centre

    Team Singapore athletes will join in the celebration together with the community. For more information, please visit the ActiveSG website.


    12. SCDF Heritage Gallery

    Civil Defence (CD) Heritage Gallery

    7 Aug (Fri) to 10 Aug (Mon)

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    From 7 to 10 August, the Civil Defence (CD) Heritage Gallery will also be opened. Located in the Central Fire Station, the CD Heritage Gallery traces Singapore’s fire-fighting and civil defence developments from the late 1800s till present day, and the many artefacts on display enable visitors to see, touch and feel the exhibits.

    Visitors or groups with more than 10 pax are required to fill in an online request at least 2 weeks in advance for a 1 hour guided tour at the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery. To do so, simply visit their website.

     


    13. Singapore City Gallery

    Singapore City Gallery

    7 Aug (Fri) to 10 Aug (Mon)

    9am to 5pm

     

    The Singapore City Gallery tells the story of Singapore’s physical planning efforts, showing its remarkable physical transition from past, present to future. With 10 thematic areas and more than 50 audiovisual and interactive exhibits, the Gallery offers a multisensory learning experience for visitors.

    From 7 to 10 August, the Singapore City Gallery will be specially opened for visitors from 9am to 5pm.

     


    14. FREE Dance – Let’s Tea Dance!

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    7 Aug 2015, Friday

    3pm & 4.30pm (30mins)

     

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    Joseph Aaron & Friends / The DanceSport Academy

    Put on your dancing shoes and move along to great oldies of the past.
    Come join us for a good time, it’s Singapore’s 50th!!

     


     

    15. FREE Music – The Heartlands Unplugged

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    7 Aug 2015, Friday

    7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm (30mins)

     

    imageKon-Fusionz is an Indian fusion band comprising artists specialising in different genres of music—R&B, jazz, pop, carnatic and Indian film music. In conjunction with our golden jubilee year, Kon-Fusionz presents their fusion interpretations of songs we have come to identify with over the past 50 years.They celebrate the diversity of our island and the beauty of many people working as one.

     

     


     

    16. FREE Music – Vision of the Prince

    Singapore Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

    7 Aug 2015, Friday

    7.30pm, 8.45pm & 10pm (30mins)

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    How did Singapore get its name of Singapura (or Lion City)? Watch the legend unfold in the hands of sand artist Lawrence Koh, with original music by Singapore trio Nen.

    Lawrence Koh is an international sand artist based in Singapore who has performed widely across TV, theatre, film as well as at local and international corporate events. Enter into Koh’s surreal world of sand art where destruction is a way to creation and impermanence becomes a new language of storytelling.

    Formed in 2013, Nen comprises three good friends (Patrick Ngo on yangqin, Darrel Xin onerhu and Johnny Chia on guzheng) who majored in traditional Chinese instruments but are not bounded by their music creations.

     


    17. FREE Talk – Earth, Wood and Fire:

    Wood firing and the Dragon Kilns in Singapore

    Singapore Esplanade library@esplanade

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    3.30 – 4.30pm (1 hr)

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    Today, most pottery is mass-produced using electric- or gas-fired kilns. But in ancient times the first pots were wood-fired, and the art of wood firing survives today.
    This presentation brings you back to a time when Singapore had a thriving ceramic industry. Made-in-Singapore ceramics were produced not only for the local market but were also exported to Europe and America. Videos, images and ceramic artworks bring the sights and sounds of wood firing into library@esplanade, and audience members will get to learn about the heritage of the process and about the dragon kiln.

     


    18. FREE Concert Hall Open House

    Singapore Esplanade Concert Hall

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    1pm, 3pm, 6.15pm & 8.15pm (1 hr)

    imageJoin us at our Esplanade Concert Hall open house for a unique chance to experience the hall’s acoustic features in action and enjoy a variety of music performances.

    Featuring Dr. Margaret Chen and Nanyang Polytechnic Chinese Orchestra

     


     

    19. FREE Wayang – A Peranakan Wedding Pageant

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    3pm, 4pm & 5pm (30mins)

     

    imageYou are invited by young Peranakan couple Baba Adriel and Nyonya Vanessa to their modern day Peranakan Wedding Pageant at the Esplanade Concourse! Witness the rites and rituals of a traditional Peranakan wedding in all their glorious pomp and colourful pageantry. From the grand arrival of the Khiah-Sai (groom) at the home of the Penganteng(bride) in a Kiah-Leh (welcome ceremony), it all culminates in a Pang-Teh (tea ceremony) where guests can join in a sing-along joget dance party. Come dressed in your Peranakan best and celebrate this unique festive heritage with us!

     


     

    20. FREE Talk – SG stories in maps

    Singapore Esplanade library@esplanade

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    7 – 8pm (1 hr)

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    Check out rarely seen historical maps that record the different aspects of Singapore’s past. This includes the first official map to be produced of Singapore after the British arrival in 1819, the mileage system map of Singapore as well as the only soil map of Singapore. Early town plans and topographic maps will also be shown, as well as the latest civil aviation maps.

    Mok Ly Yng is a freelance GIS and mapping consultant and map researcher in Singapore. He was a Branch Head in Mapping Unit and a contract researcher with the National Archives of Singapore. He served as the consultant to the Geo|Graphic map exhibition recently held at the National Library Building.

     


     

    21. FREE Workshop – Drum Circle

    Singapore Esplanade Waterfront Canopy

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    5.30pm & 6.30pm (30 mins)

     

    imageParticipate and make music as you go along just by listening and playing along. No experience required!

     

     

     


    22. FREE Songs from our Home

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    7.15pm, 8.15pm & 9.15pm (30 mins)

     

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    Led by artistic director and conductor Wong Kah Chun, the Asian Contemporary Ensemble (ACE) regularly embarks on multi-cultural musical adventures combining age-old traditions with a modern twist. Catch the entire band of musicians in action as they present refreshing interpretations of National Day favourites like Munnaeru Vaalibaa, Friendship Forever (Xi Shui Chang Liu), Chan Mali Chan and many more!

     


    23.  FREE Music – Singing Heart to Heart

    Singapore Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

    8 Aug 2015, Saturday

    7.30pm, 8.45pm & 10pm (30 mins)

    imageCommunity and national songs have a sentimental value as they carry images and messages that are unique to Singapore and all of us. Join Irene Jansen as she leads her ITE Show Choir in their signature energetic routine and a medley of songs. You can even participate in a special segment with the choir’s very own Ra-Ra team!

     


    24. FREE Workshop – Face Painting

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    9 Aug 2015, Sunday

    2 – 5pm

    imageBe transformed to whomever you imagine yourself to be! Celebrate SG50 with an ode to Singapore on your skin as The Amanda Facepaint team transforms you into animals, superheroes and cartoon characters!

     

     


    25. FREE Music – Unity in Difference

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    9 Aug 2015, Sunday

    3pm, 4pm & 5pm (30mins)

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    The year when you enter college. That first year when you are excited to meet new friends, learn new skills and just take in all things new. That is the spirit of The Freshman and that is the one thing that Carrie Yeo and Chen Diya have in common. Well, that and their love for music. They fully intend to use music to explore the world and to form connections with people

     

     

     


    26. FREE Music – Ke Puncak Hakiki

    Singapore Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

    9 Aug 2015, Sunday

    4 – 4.40pm
    5 – 5.30pm

    imageKe Puncak Hakiki is a collection of original compositions and adaptations that focuses on the trajectory of drums, percussion and rhythms found exclusively in the Malay Archipelago. Hailing from the Lion City, these songs project the youthful spirit of adventure and exploration while remaining true to NADI Singapura’s vision of preserving, honouring, and elevating while entertaining. The collective also features songs from their successful maiden theatrical percussive production Journey of the Pulse, co-produced by Siraj Aziz.

     


    27. FREE Music – A Tribute to Zubir Said

    Singapore Esplanade Concourse

    10 Aug 2015, Monday

    6.15pm & 7.15pm (30mins)

    imageEt’nika consists of three individuals of different music interests who decided to take a new challenge in exploring the beauty of ethnic and world music. For this special concert, they present the works of Zubir Said, and present a newly composed tribute piece for the Singapore music icon.

     


     

    28. FREE Music – Made In Singapore – Musical Mambo

    Singapore Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

    10 Aug 2015, Monday

    7.30pm, 8.45pm & 10pm (45mins)

     

    imageJoin Windson Liong, Audrey Luo and Jo Tan as they bring you an evening of songs from musicals proudly made in Singapore. Enjoy songs from muscials such as Kampong Amber,Hotpants, Beauty World, If There’re Seasons…, You Are Special, 881 and more. They will be accompanied by keyboardist August Lum, guitarist Joshua Tan, bassist Colin Yong and drummer Patrick Ang.

     


    29. FREE Shopping –  100% Home Design & Furniture Fair

    Singapore Expo, Hall 6

    07/08/2015 – 16/08/2015

    12:00PM-10:00PM

     

    imageThe annual Home Design and Furniture Fair is back again! The widest range of branded furniture, bedding, home furnishing products will be showcased in this event. From contemporary to space saving, every home furnishers’ ideal furniture can be found here! For home owners who want professional help to design their dream home, there will also be top interior design companies who will be at the event. Bring along your floor plan and let the best of the best bring to life the home you always wanted!

     

     

     


    30. FREE Shopping – MPH Book Sale

    Singapore Expo, Hall 4B

    07/08/2015 – 10/08/2015

    9:00AM-9:00PM

    MPH Get your favorite books to read during the long weekend and at great discount at the MPH Warehouse Sale.

     

     

     


    31. FREE Shopping – Mega Expo Sale – Sports & Fashion

    Singapore Expo, Hall 5A

    07/08/2015 – 10/08/2015

    10:00AM-10:00PM

     

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    Shop till you drop at the Sports and Fashion Mega Expo Sale. Enjoy massive discount from international sports and fashion brands such as Mizuno, Salomon, Columbia, HEAD, Camper, Evisu, True Religion and many more!!


    32. FREE Movie – Duma

    Queenstown Public Library, Programme Zone

    08 Aug 2015, Saturday

    04:00 PM – 06:00 PM

    DumaAn orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa. When the boy enrols into a new school, after his father dies and the family moves, he is bullied. He decides to run away to the mountains with the cheetah and is faced with countless perils – Rated PG

     


    33. FREE Movie –  It’s A Great Great World

    Singapore Botanic Gardens, Lawn E

    07 Aug 2015, Friday

    20:15PM – 22:00PM

     Its a Great Great World Directed by Kevin Tong, it is set in the Great World Amusement Park and was released in January 2011.The film features an ensemble cast of local singers, established MediaCorp artistes, a number of celebrities from Hong Kong and Taiwan and getai group “Babes in the City”.

     

     


    34. FREE Museum

    07 Aug 2015, Friday – 10 Aug 2015, Monday

    Singapore Art Museum

    Various museums, heritage galleries and visitor centres will be opened to all for free from 7 to 10 August. Participating venues include:

  • Asian Civilisations Museum
  • National Museum of Singapore
  • Peranakan Museum
  • Singapore Philatelic Museum
  • Malay Heritage Centre
  • Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
  • Indian Heritage Centre
  • Reflections at Bukit Chandu
  • Play at TJ – Our Memories of Recreational Sites in Taman Jurong
  • See detail programmes for the Malay Heritage Centre Hari Raya Open House & Racial Harmony Day:

    https://www.singapore50.sg/en/WhatsOn/2015/Jubilee%20Weekend%20-%20Malay%20Heritage%20Centre.aspx

     

    See detail programmes for the FREE entry to Singapore Art Museum:

    http://www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/

     


     

    35. FREE Madame Tussauds  if You are 50 and Over

    Madame Tussauds Singapore

    1 August 2015 to 31 August 2015

    Madame Tussauds Singapore

    To celebrate Singapore’s Golden Jubilee, we’re offering FREE admission to Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 years old and over. So bring your family and friends and walk the red carpet with our stars such as Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Stefanie Sun, One Direction and more!
    This offer is for the Full Experience and valid from 1 to 31 August 2015.

    Terms & Conditions

    1. For walk-up guests only
    2. Present your pink (Singaporean) or blue (Singapore Permanent Resident) identity card at Madame Tussauds Singapore’s ticketing counter as proof of age
    3. Tickets are for same day admission and limited to 100 daily, on a first-come-first served basis
    4. In the event of disputes, Madame Tussauds Singapore’s decision is final

     


    36. FREE Carnival

    Singapore Sports Hub

    8 August 2015 to 9 August 2015

    Singapore Sports Hub

     

    Don’t miss 2 days of family fun and interesting activities this Jubilee Weekend at the Sports Hub.  There will be free sports try-out and carnival games, kid’s play zones and live performances.

     

    Singapore Sports Hub

    There will be FREE movie screening of “All Boys to Men 3:  Frogmen” and “Live National Day Parade Telecast”.


    37.  FREE SMRT BUS and Train

    Singapore SMRT Bus and Train Services

    9 August 2015

    From the start of service to the end of operation on Aug 9

    SMRTYou can basically walk into a MRT or Bus ride without paying on the National Day!   Passengers can also board all SMRT trunk and feeder bus services, as well as Night Rider services, at no charge. Commuters need not tap their fare cards when they enter the MRT stations or board the buses, the operator added.

    SMRT management and staff will also be at 10 MRT stations and five bus interchanges on National Day to distribute SG50 souvenir!

     

     


     

    38. Ministry of Education Heritage Centre

    Ministry of Education Heritage Centre

    7-8 August, 9am – 1pm (last entry to galleries at 12.30pm)

    402 Commonwealth Drive, Singapore 149599

     

    Ministry of Education Heritage Centre

    MOE Heritage Centre showcases Singapore’s Education Story from the early 19th century to the present. You are part of our Education Story! Come and take a walk through the galleries and let the photographs, old school tuckshop, watchman’s quarters, wooden desks, textbooks, videos and other objects bring you back to your own school days. What was education like when you were a student? How has education evolved ever since you left school? How is education preparing our young for the future?

    In developing generations of students, teachers have played an important role in shaping the Nation. Read and listen to the stories about teachers and how they have shown resilience and resourcefulness in nurturing students like you and us to be the best that we can be.

    There are other activities for you! Remember playing fivestones, chaptek or congkak? Remember slurping up ayer batu on a hot day or munching kachang puteh? Check these out in the Inspiration Garden on the ground floor. Before you leave, don’t forget to collect some souvenirs to remind you of your school days.

     


     

    39. FREE STARHUB CHANNELS

    6 August, 12pm – 11 August, 12pm

    Free Starhub Channels

    Over 150 world-class channels for your entertainment. Do not miss it!

    • Ellen’s Design Challenge (HGTV Ch 437) – Thurs, 6 Aug, 9pm
    • Edge of Tomorrow (HBO Ch 601) –  Sat, 8 Aug, 9pm
    • Jalan. SG (Sensasi Ch 123) – Sat, 8th Aug, 9pm
    • Big Hero 6 (FOX Movies Premium Ch 622) – Sat, 8th Aug, 8pm
    • Ah Boys To Men 3: Frogmen (STAR Chinese Movies Ch 866) –  Sat, 8 Aug, 9.30pm
    • Echoes of Time (E City Ch 111/ 825) – Mon, 10 Aug, 10pm

     

     


     

    40. FREE MOBILE Calls

    7 August, 12pm – 10 August, 12pm

     

    Mobile Phone SingaporeM1 Limited (M1)  announced that its customers will enjoy free voice calls, SMS/ MMS messages and mobile data for local usage on the coming National Day weekend. M1’s post-paid and pre-paid customers will be able to enjoy the offer, which takes effect automatically from 00:00 on 7 August 2015 and will end at 23:59 on 10 August 2015.

    Singtel Eligible Customers can enjoy free unlimited local data on 7 August 2015 to 10 August 2015. This benefit starts from 00:00hrs on 7 August 2015 and ends at 23:59hrs (Singapore Time) on 10 August 2015. If your mobile price plan comes with a local data bundle, this means that your data usage on 7 August to 10 August 2015 will not be deducted from your bundle.

     

     


     

    Don’t Forget the most magnificent display of fireworks in Singapore History during the Julibee Weekend.

    Check out the Top 12 Places to watch the firework for FREE!!!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Photos and Sources: http://www.sentosa.com.sg/en/sg50/, http://spm.org.sg, http://acm.org.sg, https://www.singapore50.sg, https://www.esplanade.com/, www.madametussauds.com, http://www.starhub.com/

 

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