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๐ŸŽ‰ TGIF: Here are 4 fun events to go to this weekend!

TGIF! The National Day holiday revving you up for a rocking weekend? Here are some events that you might be interested in!

1. Sound(ness) and Light(ness)

Photograph: Art Outreach Singapore

Sight and sound collide in this interactive, live improvised performance piece, created by you! Interact with mesmerising projections by playing sound and music samples, surrounding yourself with the beauty of your multi-sensory creation at the Gillman Barracks. Creating music not your thing? Drop by the exhibit for a live performance by the creators on 13th August, 7pm!

๐Ÿ“… Now to 14th August, 12.30pm-7.00pm; Live Performance: 13th Aug, 7.00pm

๐ŸŽซ Free admission

๐Ÿ“ Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road, #01-24, Singapore 109444

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Click here find out more!

2. The Citizen Creatives

Photograph: The Local People

Looking to revamp your wardrobe and support a good cause? Look no further than Project ANEW's thrifting market! Get curated pieces by some of Singapore's trendiest thrift stores, including HONSIEPONSIE, Daisies Yard and Dianthe Tale. The best thing about it? 100% of profits will be going to CARE Singapore in their drive to provide support for at-risk youths! There'd also be live music at the event on 14th August to entertain you as you search for your next fit.

๐Ÿ“… Now to 14th August, 12.30pm - 8.00pm; Live Music: 14th August

๐ŸŽซ Free Admission

๐Ÿ“ Lithium, 18 Genting Road, Singapore 349477

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Click here to find out more!

3. Singapore Shorts '22

Photograph: Asian Film Archive

Keen to support our local film scene? Check out Asian Film Archive's selection of 40 local films made between the 60s-80s, including prize winning entries from the Singapore Video Competition from 1985, 1986 and 1988! Look out for early films created by Singaporean film legends like Rajendra Gour and Meng Ong. Celebrate Singapore with these bold and diverse short films this National Day weekend!

๐Ÿ“… 12 August to 4 September

๐ŸŽซ Tickets starting from $10

๐Ÿ“ Oldham Theatre at the National Archives,1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Click here to find out more!

4. My Community Festival

Photograph: My Community Festival

Want to see Singapore beyond the glitz and glamour? Check out this year's My Community Festival, with talks and activities run by Singaporeans with unique lives. See your chou chou be renewed by Toy Doctor Jane Cher, get the rare opportunity to visit Chesed-El Synagogue or enjoy a free self-guided tour around Alexandra Village this weekend! There's much to do, and only so much time, so don't hold back and check out the different activities now!

๐Ÿ“… 5 to 21 August

๐ŸŽซ Both free and paid events

๐Ÿ“ Various

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Click here to find out more!

Make the most of these events and jio your favourite people now!

with Love,

The Dateideas Team ๐Ÿฅฐ

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