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Free things to do this weekend

By Priyanka Chand AgarwalEvents - 11 October 2012 10:02 AM | Updated 10:20 AM

Free things to do this weekend

Take a guided tour around the Singapore Botanic Gardens this weekend. Photo: STB

Begin the weekend with a guided walking tour of Singapore’s heritage buildings. Walk down Neil road and Jalan Sultan; learn about the Singapore shophouse and the sprawling  NUS campus. Register now, limited spots available.

Celebrate the Esplanade’s 10th birthday with a host of free events, exhibitions and installations. Ten Candles is a lights, sounds and movements, visual spectacle of a show representing the artistic aspirations of the city.

Fancy some story time? Listen in on dedicated to kids: forgotten tales of Singapura, where Ian Loy directs two performances set to music that tells tales of an era gone by.

Or simply stroll around the Esplanade area, take in the festive atmosphere and admire the alphabet structures that each represents the first letters of the seventeen human values.

Vacation on your mind? Hop across the border to Malaysia, but before you do head down to the Travel Malaysia 2012 fair at Singapore Expo for the what, where, when and how on planning your Malaysian sojourn.

Get one with nature at the Botanical Gardens this weekend. Discover the enchantment a tropical rain forest with volunteer guides in this one-hour tour.

Remember the soulful, romantic ballad ‘Right here waiting for you’ – the man behind those melodies, Richard Marx is coming to Singapore. Win tickets to his private showcase concert – here’s how

On display at the Tyler Print Institute: a collection of 70 works by British sculpture Richard Deacon was inspired by the Singaporean landscape, titled ‘Beware of the dog’.

For more inspiration on what’s happening this weekend for free, check out our comprehensive events calendar. Have a great weekend, and see you back here next week!