Art in Nature
Programme Code: AC019
If you have been drawing or painting for years and are looking for a new challenge, join us at this workshop. Volunteer leader Jerome Pang will guide you in developing your skills while raising your awareness on conservation and native biodiversity. Please bring along your own art materials. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free, every 3rd Saturday of the month
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, 9am – 12pm
19 JAN • 16 FEB • 16 MAR • 20 APR • 18 MAY • 15 JUN
Nature Sketching in the Gardens
Programme Code: AC029
Enjoy nature creatively through this engaging, fun and therapeutic activity. Join our volunteer artist, Tham Pui San, as he guides you in acquiring drawing and observational skills to equip you for an interesting journey of nature appreciation. Please bring along your own sketching materials.
Register 15 minutes prior to the tour in person at Visitor Centre (Nassim Gate), Singapore Botanic Gardens or email email@example.com.
Free, every 3rd Saturday of odd months
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Centre (Nassim Gate), 9am – 11am
19 JAN • 16 MAR • 18 MAY
Programme Code: AC039
The Singapore Botanic Gardens dates back to 1859. Learn about the grand old trees and characters that have shaped the Gardens through the years during this guided walk. For groups larger than 20, please register at least 14 days in advance. Register 15 minutes prior to the tour in person at Visitor Services Counter (Tanglin Gate), Singapore, Botanic Gardens, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free, every 4th Saturday of the month
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Visitor Services Counter (Tanglin Gate), 9am – 10.30am
26 JAN • 23 FEB • 23 MAR • 27 APR • 25 MAY • 22 JUN
NParks Concert Series in the Park: Concerts at the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Programme Code: CP909
Performances in the Gardens are free, and NParks welcomes you to pack a picnic basket and relax amid the lush surroundings of Palm Valley. NParks hosts jazz and classical groups about twice a month on Saturdays or Sundays. For more details and further updates, please refer to NParks’ calendar of events online at http://www.nparks.gov.sg/sbg.
6 Apr, 6pm – 7pm: Music Oasis 2019
12 May, 6pm – 7pm: SSO Mother’s Day Concert
15 Jun, 6pm – 7pm: Singapore Lyric Opera
Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage
NParks Live Out Loud: Battle of the Bands 2019
Programme Code: LOL
NParks’ open mic programme for local amateur performers, Live Out Loud (LOL), enters its fourth season with a bang! Join us every second Saturday of the month at Parkland Green (East Coast Park) to catch 16 bands jam their hearts out in our Battle of the Bands competition, for a chance to win professional training sessions and perform at NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra®! Audience votes matter. YOU have a say in who wins, so gather your friends and family for a party by the beach and help us
discover Singapore’s next big music talent!
Free, every 2nd Saturday of the month (May – Jun)
East Coast Park, Parkland Green, 6.30pm – 8.30am
11 MAY • 8 JUN
NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra®
Programme Code: ROCK
The NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra® is a series of free outdoor concerts aiming to inspire and encourage the development of the local music scene. The concerts will shine the spotlight and serve as a platform for Singapore’s homegrown talents, where both established and budding musicians can showcase their music.
27 Apr, Jurong Lake Gardens, 6.30pm till late
1 Jun, Fort Canning Park, 6.30pm till late
Singapore Botanic Gardens Market Square
Programme Code: GD019
Bring your family and friends for a weekend of scrumptious bites and plant shopping at the Market Square, Orchid Plaza in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Each weekend will comprise different food stalls and plant vendors. Afterwards, relax and unwind as you enjoy a concert in the evening.
Free, every 1st weekend of the month
Singapore Botanic Gardens, Orchid Plaza, 9am – 7.30pm
5 & 6 JAN • 2 & 3 FEB
2 & 3 MAR • 6 & 7 APR
4 & 5 MAY • 1 & 2 JUN
Gardeners’ Day Out (GDO)
Programme Code: GD029
Join us for a day of gardening fun at HortPark – The Gardening Hub. Highlights at Gardeners’ Day Out include our Gardeners’ Market, free talks and demonstrations, free garden tours of HortPark and kids’ activities like storytelling and arts and craft! Admission to the event is free but selected workshops and talks are chargeable.
Free, every 3rd Saturday of the month except Apr
HortPark, 9am – 3pm
19 JAN • 16 FEB •16 MAR • 18 MAY • 15 JUN
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Guided Tour
Programme Code: NR019
Learn about the diverse plants and animals found in the various habitats of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. There is a different theme every week! This guided walk is suitable for everyone, including families with children. Registration is required with a maximum of 20 people per session, on a first-come, first-served basis. Register two Fridays before the scheduled date at www.nparks.gov.sg/sbwr.
Free, every Saturday, 9.30am – 11am
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Guided Intertidal Walk at Sisters’ Islands Marine Park and St. John’s Island
Programme Code: NR029
The intertidal area at Sisters’ Islands Marine Park is most suitable for visiting during low tides of 0.4 metres and below – this is when you will be able to see the shore teeming with marine life as the area will be submerged under water at higher tides. Follow the nature guides to discover the Marine Park’s rich biodiversity. The St. John’s Island Land Trail Guided Walk will lead you on an exploration of the island. On your journey, you will have many enriching encounters with both nature and history. Visitors will also learn about the Marine Park at a Public Gallery in the Marine Park Outreach and Education Centre, a collaboration between National Parks Board and the Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore. Register at www.nparks.gov.sg/events.
Free, twice a month during low tides
Sisters’ Islands Marine Park
Dependant on low tide
Free, every 1st Saturday of the month, St. John’s Island, 10am
5 JAN • 2 FEB • 2 MAR
6 APR • 4 MAY • 1 JUN