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The CRIB Ball – The Em­press’s Jour­ney (3 MAY)

Cel­e­brate strong women, in­spi­ra­tional sto­ries and the en­tre­pre­neur­ial spirit at the CRIB So­ci­ety’s sec­ond an­nual gala din­ner. Along with a de­lec­ta­ble for­mal din­ner, there’ll be a silent and a live auc­tion of lux­ury goods, and var­i­ous per­for­mances. A por­tion of the funds raised will go to Eman­ci­paction, an in­ter­na­tional non-profit or­gan­i­sa­tion that works to com­bat child sex-traf­fick­ing. Shangri-la Ho­tel, 22 Or­ange Grove Road. Tick­ets from Peatix.

Ex­trav­a­ganza! (13 MAY)

Don’t miss the 2017 ANZA Black Tie Ball, Ex­trav­a­ganza! More than just a night of fun and glam­our, it’s one of the year’s most im­por­tant fundrais­ing events, with pro­ceeds go­ing to sup­port­ing Mel­rose Chil­dren’s Home. Shangri-la Ho­tel Sin­ga­pore, 22 Or­ange Grove Road. anza.org.sg

VIP Walk­ing Tour (20 MAY)

Take a tour of places of in­ter­est in Sin­ga­pore with Blair Hall, for­mer Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Em­bassy Sin­ga­pore, who will be shar­ing his in­sights about Sin­ga­pore’s devel­op­ment from a small trad­ing set­tle­ment to a prom­i­nent fi­nan­cial hub. aasin­ga­pore.com

Col­lect­ing Magic: From Stamps to Wands (UN­TIL 30 JUN)

Watch the ex­cite­ment on the faces of those lit­tle Harry Potter fans at this mag­i­cal ex­hi­bi­tion, as they feast their eyes on beau­ti­ful stamps fea­tur­ing the child wizard, along with movie mem­o­ra­bilia and collectibles from around the world. Sin­ga­pore Philatelic Mu­seum. spm.org.sg

Chicken and Egg: A Fowl Tale (UN­TIL 25 JUN)

In hon­our of the Year of the Rooster, this fam­ily-friendly stamp ex­hi­bi­tion traces the his­tor­i­cal jour­ney of the hum­ble chicken – said to have orig­i­nated from the trop­i­cal forests of Asia – across civil­i­sa­tions, and ex­am­ines the many roles it plays as food, in re­cre­ation and in medicine. Sin­ga­pore Philatelic Mu­seum. spm.org.sg

On Sharks and Hu­man­ity (UN­TIL 26 JUN)

Ex­plore over 20 art­works from lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional artists at the newly opened Parkview Mu­seum, ad­dress­ing en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues of shark pro­tec­tion and ocean con­ser­va­tion. 600 North Bridge Road.

Melanie Mc­collin-walker “On the Edge” (2-26 MAY)

Ad­mire the dra­matic paint­ings of Melanie Mc­collin-walker at her solo ex­hi­bi­tion On The Edge. Her works are in­spired by trav­els around the world and she was a win­ner of the Peo­ple’s Choice Award in 2013. Aus­tralian High Com­mis­sion. melaniem­c­collinwalker.com

Swiss Cham­ber Gala Din­ner 2017 (3 JUN)

En­joy an evening of fine food, drinks, en­ter­tain­ment, and the pre­sen­ta­tion of the first Swiss Busi­ness Award. Swis­so­tel Mer­chant Court. swiss­cham.sg

Peter & Blue’s Birth­day Party (8-11 JUN)

In­ter­weav­ing dance with the magic of fairy­tales, this chil­dren’s pro­duc­tion tells the story of the ever-in­quis­i­tive trio – Peter, his dog Blue and his cat Cal­ico. You also have the chance to meet with the dancers af­ter the show. Es­planade Theatre Stu­dio. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Baby Baby 2017 (9-11 JUN)

The ul­ti­mate baby fair re­turns this June with more great prod­ucts and pro­mo­tions. Check out the lat­est baby items, watch demon­stra­tions and get tips from pro­fes­sion­als. Sun­tec Sin­ga­pore Con­ven­tion & Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre. baby­babysg.com

Aviva Su­per­fun­dae (10 JUN)

Ex­cite the kids with more than 30 games and ac­tiv­i­ties across five themed zones – Cir­cus Cen­tre, Speedy Zone, Dream Cas­tle, Pi­rate Is­land and Jun­gle World. En­joy yummy food and great en­ter­tain­ment all day, in­clud­ing an out­door movie screen­ing. The Meadow, Gar­dens by the Bay. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Magic Pi­ano & The Chopin Shorts (10-11 JUN)

Magic Pi­ano tells the story of 10-year-old Anna, who misses her fa­ther while he’s work­ing abroad. Hav­ing de­cided to run away, she stum­bles upon an old pi­ano that trans­forms into a mag­i­cal fly­ing ma­chine. The show is pre­sented in a new live for­mat along­side four short an­i­mated films (“The Chopin Shorts”). Vic­to­ria Con­cert Hall. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Hansel and Gre­tel (16-17 JUN)

Young and old will en­joy the clas­sic story of Hansel and Gre­tel, pre­sented here as a staged con­cert per­for­mance, and fea­tur­ing an in­ter­na­tional and lo­cal cast backed by the Orches­tra of the Mu­sic Mak­ers. Es­planade Con­cert Hall. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Boe­ing Boe­ing (23 JUN – 22 JUL)

This Wild Rice favourite re­turns to the stage in June, di­rected this time by Pam Oei. The hi­lar­i­ous pro­duc­tion tells of Bernard, a mod­ern-day Casanova whose three beau­ti­ful air stew­ardess girl­friends are all hap­pily un­aware of each other’s ex­is­tence. His per­fect plan falls apart when his friend Robert comes to stay. Vic­to­ria Theatre. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Dream­works Day Run (24 JUN)

Be part of the first ever Dream­works Run in Asia this June. In­ter­act with the vi­brant casts of Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How To Train Your Dragon and Mada­gas­car, and have your pic­ture taken with the char­ac­ters. Choose to run 5km or reg­is­ter the kids for the 800m kids’ dash. Gar­dens by the Bay, Bay East Gar­den. dream­works­day.sg

Pluck and the Mag­i­cal Banyan Tree – Harp Mu­si­cal (25 JUN)

Go on an ad­ven­ture with Pluck, the fairy pro­tec­tor of mu­sic. In the Harp King­dom of En­chan­tia, peo­ple are for­get­ting how to make mu­sic, so Pluck em­barks on a jour­ney to find out why. Sota Drama Theatre. Tick­ets from Sis­tic.

Col­lect­ing Magic: From Stamps to Wands Art­work from On Sharks and Hu­man­ity Melanie Mc­collinWalker “On the Edge”

Aviva Su­per­fun­dae

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